Michelle Delepine, a conservation technician with the West Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District makes use of a kayak a to survey the levels of Sauvie Island's Sturgeon lake. Undated photo. (Portland Tribune)

New life for choked lake

For decades, Sauvie Island’s Sturgeon Lake has been filling with sediment due to the congested creek that feeds it.

A purse snatching and a chase led to a standoff with a SWAT team in Clark County, Sept. 2, 2013 (Courtesy photo to KOIN 6 News)

Purse snatching leads to chase, SWAT

A woman accused of stealing a shopper’s purse from the Westfield Mall in Vancouver was arrested following a vehicle chase and SWAT standoff …

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No sign of missing Olympic Park hiker

Olympic National Park officials say they have found no sign of a 71-year-old Seattle hiker who has been missing since hike last week.