A bee collects pollen in a sunflower field, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, near Lawrence, Kan. The 40-acre field planted annually by the Grinter family draws bees and lovers of sunflowers alike during the weeklong late summer blossoming of the flowers. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Portland bans pesticides harmful to bees

The Portland City Council has banned the use by the city of a class of pesticides particularly harmful to bees, including one that is the mo…

Suzi, 13, is elderly and needs medication, according to her owner's friend. (Courtesy, Mary Williams)

Elderly service dog missing in Vancouver

A highly-trained service dog with breathing issues vanished from her Vancouver backyard Tuesday morning, and now the owner is asking for hel…