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2 pedestrians killed in Vancouver crash identified as teens

Jan. 22, 2020 5:26 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Two teenagers have been identified as the pedestrians killed Tuesday in a crash in Vancouver, Washington. The deaths of 14-year-old Taylor Crepeau and 17-year-old Andrew Friedt of Vancouver were accidental, according to the Clark County Medical Examiner's Office. An investigation...

2 pedestrians killed in Vancouver crash

Jan. 21, 2020 1:03 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Police say two pedestrians were killed in a crash in Vancouver, Washington, Tuesday morning. The crash happened about 6:30 a.m. Vancouver Police Department spokeswoman Kim Kapp told The Columbian that the victims include a child between the ages of 10 and 14 and an older teen or...

FILE - In this March 6, 2019, file photo, Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou arrives back at her home after a court appearance in Vancouver, British Columbia. The first stage of her extradition hearing begins Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in a Vancouver courtroom, a case that has infuriated Beijing, set off a diplomatic furor and raised fears of a brewing tech war between China and the United States. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP, File )

AP Explains: CFO of China's Huawei facing extradition to US

Jan. 19, 2020 11:16 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — An extradition hearing begins Monday in a Vancouver courtroom for Huawei top executive Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of the company's founder. Canada arrested Meng while she was changing planes at Vancouver's airport in late 2018. The U.S. wants her extradited to face fraud charges. Her arrest...

Washington state can’t tell if housing tax exemption working

Jan. 18, 2020 10:02 AM EST

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — It’s hard to tell whether a tax exemption used to build more than $4 billion in multifamily housing projects across Washington over the past four years is working as intended as a prime motivator to drive development, both affordable and market rate. A 2019 legislative audit of...

Washington state college faculty union announces strike

Jan. 11, 2020 2:16 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Members of a Washington state community college faculty union are going on strike after the school's administration failed to negotiate a contract, union members announced Friday. More than 400 faculty members in the Clark College Association for Higher Education will be on strike at...

Judge orders competency evaluation in Vancouver shooting

Jan. 10, 2020 4:14 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — An 80-year-old man accused in a deadly shooting in the lobby of an apartment building for seniors in Vancouver will undergo a court-ordered competency evaluation. KATU-TV reports a judge filed an order for a competency evaluation for Robert Breck on Wednesday. Breck has pleaded...

Police arrest suspect in stolen boat crash on Columbia River

Jan. 8, 2020 2:49 PM EST

RIDGEFIELD, Wash. (AP) — Washington state authorities have arrested a man suspected of crashing a stolen boat along the Columbia River and ran from law enforcement. KOMO-TV reported Tuesday that The Columbian first reported the watercraft was stolen from the Port of Camas-Washougal marina in Clark County....

Tampa Bay Lightning center Carter Verhaeghe (23) celebrates with the bench after his third goal against the Vancouver Canucks during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Verhaeghe's hat trick helps Lightning rout Canucks 9-2

Jan. 7, 2020 11:23 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A matchup between the two hottest teams in the NHL turned into a mismatch in a hurry. Rookie Carter Verhaeghe had his first career hat trick and Tampa Bay scored three times in less than a minute to finish a six-goal second period that propelled the Lightning to their season-best eighth...

Judge sets bail at $750K in transgender teen's death

Jan. 2, 2020 5:56 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A judge on Thursday set bail at $750,000 for a man charged with a hate crime in the death of a transgender teenager. Prosecutors had asked Clark County Judge David Gregerson to order no bail, or a minimum $6 million bail, for David Bogdanov, of Vancouver, but the judge said the...

Fish farm operator says most of escaped salmon likely eaten

Dec. 27, 2019 9:17 AM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The owners of a Canadian facility where thousands of Atlantic salmon escaped following a fire said it is likely predators ate most of the fish. Mowi Canada West downplayed threats to wild salmon stocks because of the number of sea lions feeding on the 21,000 non-native salmon held in...