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2012-07-14 23:01:50

Hot Spring Spas Dealer Serving Washougal, Vancouver, WA. Offers Free Hot Tub Test Soaks to Give Families a Much Needed Break and Feel the Benefits of Hydrotherapy. Washougal, WA (PRWEB) July 14, 2012 Oregon Hot Tub, a HotSpring Spas dealer selling new and used hot tubs with stores in Portland and surrounding areas like Washougal and Vancouver, WA is participating in Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month by providing free test soaks in new or used hot tubs in any of their 5 showrooms....

2009-04-28 12:20:00

LOS ANGELES, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Love Film's latest feature, "Joy" - joythefilm.com - is an official selection at the Washougal International Film Festival, which will be held in Washougal, Washington between August 12-16th, 2009. Recently completed, "Joy" is currently seeking distribution and will be screening on May 11th at Raleigh Studios to acquisition executives and film buyers. At the event, Red Love Film will be announcing the Spread the Joy campaign - a social movement,...

2008-09-17 21:00:13

Fairgrounds: A pooch shows its stuff during the Columbia Cup agility trials. Fisher-Mill Plain: Parishioners and supporters stand in front of the new Holy Redeemer Parish Church that is still under construction. The church's parish center was christened Sept. 13. West Hazel Dell: This container is on its way to Rwanda with plumbing supplies, clothing and other donations thanks to the efforts of Ten Talents International, a relief organization started by Vancouver resident Mike McColm....

2008-09-03 21:00:17

By HOWARD BUCK The principal of east Vancouver's newest grade school has her bullhorn ready. Not to boss around wayward pupils, mind you, but to pump them up during her customary first-day school assembly. "It's kind of goofy, but it's exciting. It's different," said Lauren Hopson, taking over at the Evergreen district's Endeavour Elementary School, which opens its doors today at Northeast 28th Street and Four Seasons Lane. "I can't wait," Hopson said. A few students may be a shade...

2008-08-30 00:00:16

By LAURA McVICKER A fisherman wading in the Washougal River Thursday morning suffered a heart attack and nearly drowned but managed to swim to a sandbar. A crew of firefighters rescued him. A boat from the Georgia-Pacific Corp. paper mill in Camas assisted in rescuing the 69-year-old Yakima man from where he was stranded on the sandbar at the mouth of the river, several hundred yards from the Lady Island Bridge. The man was transported by ambulance to Southwest Washington Medical...

2008-08-28 21:00:20

By ALLEN THOMAS Jerry Fritz of Portland holds up a coho salmon caught near Lady Island near the mouth of the Washougal River. WASHOUGAL - Chinook and coho salmon releases in the Washougal River will be reduced by 70 percent or more as part of a hatchery reprogramming effort to boost wild fish recovery in lower Columbia River tributaries. Releases of fall chinook in the Washougal will be cut from 4 million to 900,000, while coho plants will drop from 500,000 a year to 150,000. State...

2008-08-21 21:00:21

Meeting tonight to discuss hatchery reprogramming WASHOUGAL - A public meeting will begin at 6 p.m. today at Washougal Community Center, 1701 C St., to discuss changes in the salmon and steelhead hatchery operations along the lower Columbia River. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will outline how the hatchery program is being retooled to help endangered and threatened wild salmon and steelhead populations recover, said Pat Frazier, regional fish manager. The department...

2008-06-26 21:02:20

By JOHN BRANTON River Patrol deputies say the boat four Vancouver boys were rescued in Wednesday, near the middle of the Columbia River, could have been a floating coffin. Four Vancouver teenagers were rescued near the middle of the Columbia River on Wednesday after they were seen sinking in a tiny, crudely built plywood boat. "They were literally bailing water when we arrived at the scene," said Deputy Travis Gullberg, spokesman for the Multnomah County, Ore., Sheriff's Office. Seeing...

2008-06-26 15:02:24

By John Branton, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jun. 26--Four Vancouver teenagers were rescued near the middle of the Columbia River on Wednesday after they were seen sinking in a tiny, crudely built plywood boat. "They were literally bailing water when we arrived at the scene," said Deputy Travis Gullberg, spokesman for the Multnomah County, Ore., Sheriff's Office. Seeing that the teens had no flotation vests, deputies with the sheriff's River Patrol threw some to them and ordered...

2008-06-24 15:02:58

By Howard Buck, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jun. 24--WASHOUGAL -- Jessica Sunderland and Peter Yon never wore their graduation gowns. Jessica returned hers. Peter said he feels more like burning his. Both are Washougal High School seniors who thought they would graduate this year. But because of their just-failing scores on the Washington Assessment of Student Learning, and a delay in grading state-approved alternatives, neither was allowed to walk at commencement. They've been...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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