Where to get hitched for Vancouver’s first same-sex unions.
The Clark County Recording and Marriage
License Department is preparing for a flood. On Dec. 6, gay and lesbian
couples can file for marriage licenses in Washington for the first time.
Equality SW Washington is putting on free same-sex weddings, but still needs volunteer ministers to perform them.
Same-sex couples will be able to pick up marriage licenses in Washington State starting Thursday, December 6, which means that after the state's mandated three-day waiting period, the first gay and lesbian weddings will take place on Sunday, December 9.For the occasion, WW suggested some possible Vancouver wedding spots in this week's print edition. In addition to those, however, Equality Southwest ...
Not to be outdone by the hilarious Seattle Police Department's guide to getting high now that weed is legal up there, the Portland Police Bureau issued its own (less hilarious) FAQ this afternoon.The long and short of it: Marijuana is still illegal here. Cops don't care (that) much about less than an ounce of weed. Don't drive stoned. Don't bike stoned, because you can still get a DUII.The best way ...
Vancouver is actively disinterested in joining Portland’s
transportation grid. Twice in recent years, voters there have been asked
to approve a tiny sales-tax increase to pay for a light-rail br
In some ways, a brewery or brewpub should
be judged solely on the quality of its beer. But it’s hard not to give
Salmon Creek, Vancouver’s only brewpub, a few extra points. Established
Vancouver is rarely touted for its progressive politics,
but Portland’s sister city to the north now may now have one solid, um,
With passage of
ballot initiative I-502, Washingt
Bringing a taste of Hollywood—new and old—to Vancouver.
Movie Reviews & Stories
The huge sign and marquee brightly announcing the Kiggins Theatre and its filmic fare (this week: Looper and Frankenweenie)
to the drivers and pedestrians on Vancouver’s Main Street already look
remarkably out of place. The
Food Reviews & Stories
Are pizzas, like prophets, without honor
only in their hometown? Founded in Portland in 1996, the Blind Onion
Pizza & Pub has grown into a mini-chain with locations in Washington
Compared to spending a Friday night circling the streets
of downtown Portland looking for a free parking spot, venturing 15
minutes north on I-5 and slipping into Vancouver’s city center at nigh
Vancouver’s nightlife is not bountiful, but it is
comprehensive. Along downtown’s Main Street corridor, you’ll find an
Irish bar, a sports bar, a martini bar, a wine bar, a discoteca, a