Starbucks to test recyclable cups, redesign stores

Business 03/20/19, 16:52

Starbucks says it plans to test both recyclable and compostable cups over the next year.Customers in New York, San Francisco, Seattle, London and Vancouver, British Colombia, will help test the cups, which use fiber, paper and other materials in place of plastic liners.Seattle-based Starbucks was expected to announcement the test ...

Devils rally from 2 goals down, beat Canucks 3-2 in shootout

Hockey 03/16/19, 00:42

Damon Severson scored in the seventh round of the shootout to give the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Friday night.Kevin Rooney and Stefan Noesen scored 7:53 apart in the third period to tie the score after the Devils trailed 2-0. MacKenzie Blackwood stopped 25 ...

Motte scores 2 as Canucks beat Rangers 4-1

Hockey 03/14/19, 00:29

Tyler Motte scored two goals 11 seconds apart midway through the second period, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-1 win over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.Brock Boeser and Jake Virtanen also scored for the Canucks, and Jacob Markstrom stopped 21 shots.Pavel Buchnevich had a power-play goal for ...

South Africa beats France to win Vancouver Sevens title

World 03/10/19, 21:37

Defending series champion South Africa beat a resurgent France 21-12 in the final of the Vancouver Sevens on Sunday to claim its first title of the season in the World Rugby Sevens Series.South Africa's best result in the previous five rounds of the 2018-2019 season was a third-placing in its ...

Stone scores 1st goal for Golden Knights in rout of Canucks

Hockey 03/10/19, 01:32

Mark Stone scored his first goal for Vegas and the Golden Knights easily skated past the Vancouver Canucks 6-2 on Saturday night for their sixth straight victory.Paul Stastny, Alex Tuch, Tomas Nosek, Cody Eakin and Nate Schmidt also scored for the Golden Knights. Marc-Andre Fleury had 29 saves for his ...

McDavid, Oilers beat Canucks 3-2 for 4th straight win

Hockey 03/08/19, 00:14

Connor McDavid had two assists, Mikko Koskinen made 35 saves and the Edmonton Oilers kept up their playoff push with a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night.Alex Chiasson, Zack Kassian and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored for the Oilers (30-30-7), who have won four straight games and are 6-1-2 ...

Minnesota United beats Whitecaps 3-2 in season opener

Soccer 03/02/19, 20:30

Darwin Quintero, Francisco Calvo and Romario Ibarra scored to help Minnesota United beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-2 on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.Erik Godoy and Doneil Henry scored for the Whitecaps in Marc Dos Santos's first match as coach.Quintero tied it at 1 in the 37th minute, ...

Measles outbreak in Pacific Northwest about half of US cases

Health 03/01/19, 18:47

The focus on measles in the Pacific Northwest intensified Friday as public health officials in Oregon announced a new case of the highly contagious disease unrelated to an ongoing outbreak in Washington state that's sickened 68 people so far.An unvaccinated Illinois resident who spent time overseas visited Portland International Airport ...

Canada allows extradition case against Huawei CFO to proceed

Business 03/01/19, 16:02

Canada said Friday it will allow the U.S. extradition case against Chinese Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to proceed. Canadian Department of Justice officials issued a statement saying they diligently reviewed the evidence and the case can go ahead. Meng is due in court on March 6, at which time a date for ...

Markstrom gets 1st shutout of season, Canucks top Ducks 4-0

Hockey 02/26/19, 01:25

Jacob Markstrom made 29 saves for his first shutout of the season and Bo Horvat scored twice, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-0 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night.Alex Biega and Nikolay Goldobin also scored as the Canucks snapped a three-game skid and won in regulation for ...

Penguins add defensemen Wideman, Gudbranson at deadline

Hockey 02/25/19, 18:42

The Pittsburgh Penguins gave their beat-up blue line a needed shot of depth on Monday, acquiring Chris Wideman from Florida and Erik Gudbranson from Vancouver.Pittsburgh, which sat on the outside of the Eastern Conference playoff picture at the trade deadline, sent forward Tanner Pearson to the Canucks for Gudbranson and ...

Lehner makes 36 saves, Islanders blank Canucks 4-0

Sports 02/24/19, 00:52

Robin Lehner made 36 saves for his fourth shutout of the season as the New York Islanders beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 Saturday.Casey Cizikas, Ryan Pulock, Anthony Beauvillier and Cal Clutterbuck scored for the Islanders.Jacob Markstrom had 20 saves for Vancouver, which lost its third straight game as it battled ...

Galchenyuk lifts Coyotes over Canucks in overtime

Hockey 02/22/19, 01:09

Alex Galchenyuk scored 1:54 into overtime on an impressive individual effort to lift the Arizona Coyotes over the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Thursday night.Galchenyuk used a sweeping deke to get around a defender, faked a move behind the net that fooled goalie Jacob Markstrom and stuffed the puck in against ...

Southwestern Washington measles case count grows to 61

Health 02/17/19, 19:57

Clark County Public Health has identified two new measles cases and two new exposure locations in its ongoing outbreak investigation.Public Health spokeswoman Marissa Armstrong released a statement Sunday saying the agency has now identified 61 confirmed cases of the highly contagious virus.Of the 61 cases confirmed in Clark County, 54 ...

Southwestern Washington measles case count holding at 53

Health 02/14/19, 08:50

Clark County Public Health hasn't identified any new measles cases or exposure locations in its ongoing outbreak investigation.The Columbian reported Wednesday that only one new case has been identified since Feb. 8. One previously confirmed case was ruled out after further testing.There are also four confirmed cases in Multnomah County, ...

Kane scores twice, Sharks rout Canucks 7-2

Hockey 02/12/19, 00:51

Evander Kane scored twice, leading the San Jose Sharks to a 7-2 rout of the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night.The victory moves San Jose into first place in the Western Conference and extends the Sharks' winning streak to six games.Timo Meier, Melker Karlsson, Tomas Hertl, Kevin Lebanc and Joe Pavelski ...

Pettersson scores in shootout, Canucks best Flames 4-3

Hockey 02/10/19, 01:23

Elias Pettersson scored the shootout winner Saturday, lifting the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames.Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom stopped 44 of 47 shots and had three more saves in the shootout. Bo Horvat, Josh Leivo and Brock Boeser scored for Vancouver in regulation.The victory snapped a ...

Toews OT goal sends Blackhawks past Canucks to 6th straight

Hockey 02/07/19, 23:37

Jonathan Toews scored 3:21 into overtime to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Thursday night for their season-high sixth straight win.Alex DeBrincat scored twice before Toews ended it with his 24th goal to cap a flashy individual effort. Chicago's captain skated in from the blue line, ...

Canucks defenseman Edler sidelined by a concussion

Hockey 02/05/19, 17:28

Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler has a concussion and will be out at least a week after a scary fall Monday night in Philadelphia.Coach Travis Green says Edler needed stitches but did not have any facial fractures after going to the ice head-first during a 2-1 loss and being wheeled ...

Hart, Voracek lead Flyers past Canucks for 8th straight win

Hockey 02/04/19, 21:57

Carter Hart made 41 saves, Sean Couturier and Jakub Voracek scored, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 on Monday night for their eighth straight victory.The Flyers pulled within five points of a playoff spot after having the NHL's worst record on Jan. 9 — they were 14 ...

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