The cast of Lou Pallotta’s Italian-family dinner-theater comedies used to get so boisterous and familiar with one another, both on- and offstage, that audiences would check with them: “You’re all family for real, right?”
A 22-year-old Vancouver man previously accused of voyeurism for allegedly taking a photo up a female customer’s skirt while he was working at Fred Meyer was back in court Thursday, facing more than two dozen counts of the same charge.
Both candidates running for Clark County treasurer agree on one thing: Democrat Doug Lasher, who is stepping down from the post after serving for eight terms, has done an admirable job. However, during an interview with The Columbian’s Editorial Board, both said there is room for improvement and each trumpeted their qualifications for the office.
Vancouver Public Schools spent much of its spring testing for elevated levels of radon at 36 of its school buildings. Districts records show rooms at six of those schools tested at or above the Environmental Protection Agency’s recommended levels of the radioactive gas.
A legal battle between a project manager and an investor has sidelined contractors working on a high-profile apartment complex in Salmon Creek and prompted queries to The Columbian’s Clark Asks feature.
Work to reconfigure state Highway 500 at two problematic intersections could be completed this month, provided the weather holds out. Transportation planners say the project should reduce traffic accidents, but neighbors are worried about pedestrians no longer being able to legally cross the highway.