Vancouver

Vancouver Port Hears From Public On Oil Terminal Lease

Apr 12, 2016
Conrad Wilson / OPB

Commissioners at the Port of Vancouver are in the midst of a public hearing Tuesday about whether or not to extend their lease with the backers of an oil terminal.

More Rain On The Way For Portland-Vancouver Area

Dec 8, 2015
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The Portland-Vancouver metro area saw as much as four inches of rain Monday, and more is on the way.

One Still Missing In Whale Watching Capsize Accident

Oct 26, 2015

More details are emerging from the capsizing of a whale watching boat off the west coast of Vancouver Island. Of the 27 passengers on board, five have been declared dead and searchers are trying to find one who is missing.

Soccer fans from the American Northwest are expected to fill sold-out BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, Canada, Tuesday evening as the U.S. Women's National Team takes on Nigeria.

Teachers in Vancouver Protest State School Funding

May 13, 2015
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Many teachers in Southwest Washington took the day off Wednesday to protest state lawmakers' funding of K-12 education.

The Vancouver City Council is holding a special meeting Thursday to consider an emergency moratorium on applications for new or expanded crude oil facilities.

John Ryan

Scientists in two nations are on the lookout for a rapidly spreading epidemic. This epidemic is under water, and it’s affecting starfish.

Tom Banse

A startup company based in Vancouver, Washington is looking to up end the sewage treatment business. There are literally dozens of small Northwest cities wringing their hands about how to add treatment capacity for growth or simply update aging and failing infrastructure. This start up named Blue Array proposes to give interested cities and their ratepayers a treatment system for free with a service contract.

Vancouver Oil Terminal Lease Would Allow Exports

Jul 30, 2013

The Port of Vancouver has released copies of the lease agreement Port commissioners approved last week for a controversial oil terminal. EarthFix reporter Cassandra Profita reports the lease does not restrict terminal developers from exporting oil overseas.

April Baer

Hundreds of people came to Vancouver's waterfront Saturday for a sun-baked demonstration against the fossil fuel industry, and its projects in the Northwest. April Baer reports.

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