Gail O'Connell-Babcock, who initially found Stella at the Multnomah County Animal Shelter, checks on her progress while another dog on the farm watches. (Ray Pitz, Sherwood Gazette)

Watchdogs to the rescue!

Sherwood residents Gail O’Connell-Babcock and her husband Robert “Reb” Babcock run a nonprofit rescue organization called Watchdog.

A young man vapes at a kiosk in the Westfield Vancouver Mall, December 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Should vaping in public go up in smoke?

Proposed bills in Washington and Oregon deal with regulating e-cigarettes to prevent minors from easily accessing them, but only one Oregon …