Measles case in Pacific Northwest outbreak at 49

Health 02/04/19, 14:01

Public health officials say there are now 49 confirmed measles cases in the Pacific Northwest and seven suspected cases.Authorities said Sunday that 47 of the cases are in southwest Washington state, one is in Seattle and one in the Portland, Oregon area.In Clark County, Washington, 41 of the patients were ...

Northwest measles outbreak revives debate over vaccine laws

U.S. 02/01/19, 18:31

A measles outbreak near Portland, Oregon, has revived a bitter debate over so-called "philosophical" exemptions to childhood vaccinations as public health officials across the Pacific Northwest scramble to limit the fallout. At least 44 people in Washington and Oregon have fallen ill in recent weeks with the extraordinarily contagious virus, which ...

Authorities: 38 now sickened in Northwest measles outbreak

Health 01/30/19, 16:47

Authorities say there are now 38 confirmed cases of measles in an outbreak in the Pacific Northwest.The confirmed cases are mostly centered in southwest Washington state, but include two people who travelled to Hawaii and another who went to Bend, Oregon.Clark County Public Health said in a statement Wednesday there ...

Update: China urges US to withdraw extradition request

World 01/29/19, 03:17

The Latest on U.S. allegations against Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies (all times local):4 p.m.:China's foreign ministry has called on Washington to withdraw its request for Canada to extradite a Huawei executive to face charges of lying to banks about possible dealings with Iran.A ministry spokesman, Geng Shuang, complained that ...

Measles outbreak near Portland, Oregon, sickens 35

Health 01/28/19, 15:58

A measles outbreak near Portland has sickened 35 people in Oregon and Washington, with 11 more cases suspected.Thirty-one patients had not been vaccinated against measles, and the status of four others who were infected is not known. One child has been hospitalized.Public health officials struggling to contain the highly contagious ...

Teravainen, Niederreiter lead Hurricanes over Canucks 5-2

Hockey 01/24/19, 02:04

Teuvo Teravainen had a goal and two assists, Nino Niederreiter scored twice and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Wednesday night.Alex Nedeljkovic made 24 saves for Carolina in his first NHL start. Greg McKegg and Dougie Hamilton each added a goal and an assist as the Hurricanes ...

Pettersson scores in return from injury; Canucks beat Wings

Hockey 01/20/19, 19:35

Elias Pettersson had a goal and an assist in his return from a knee injury, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Sunday.The 20-year-old rookie, who ran his point total this season to 44, missed five games after suffering an MCL sprain against Montreal on Jan. ...

Demko makes 36 saves for Canucks in 4-3 win over Sabres

Hockey 01/19/19, 01:09

Thatcher Demko made 36 saves in his second NHL game, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night.Alex Edler, Sven Baertschi, Brock Boeser and Loui Eriksson scored for Vancouver.Buffalo got goals from Evan Rodrigues, Kyle Okposo and Sam Reinhart. Linus Ullmark stopped 19 ...

Chiasson scores in shootout, Oilers outlast Canucks 3-2

Hockey 01/17/19, 01:41

Alex Chiasson scored in the fifth round of a shootout to give the Edmonton Oilers a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night.Jujhar Khaira and Connor McDavid scored in the first period for the Oilers, who won consecutive games for the first time since early December. Mikko Koskinen ...

Starring role beckons for Alphonso Davies at Bayern Munich

Soccer 01/16/19, 07:11

Canadian teenager Alphonso Davies could be thrown in at the deep end.The 18-year-old winger will likely get his first taste of Bundesliga action for Bayern Munich in the coming weeks, if not on Friday.Bayern restarts the league after the winter break at Hoffenheim, where Davies could play because of injuries ...

Eriksson, Canucks deal Panthers 6th straight loss, 5-1

Hockey 01/13/19, 22:22

Loui Eriksson had a goal and two assists as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Florida Panthers 5-1 Sunday.Ben Hutton, Markus Granlund, Brock Boeser and Jay Beagle also scored for Vancouver. Jacob Markstrom stopped 23 shots.Frank Vatrano scored for the Panthers, who have lost six straight. Roberto Luongo had 31 saves.Despite ...

Panik’s OT goal lifts Canucks past Coyotes 4-3

Hockey 01/11/19, 01:30

Richard Panik scored his second goal of the game 4:10 into overtime to lift the Arizona Coyotes to a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night.Panik added an assist, and Nick Cousins and Conor Garland also scored for the Coyotes, who got 33 saves from Darcy Kuemper.Sven Baertschi ...

Russia beats Canada 2-1 in world junior hockey

Hockey 12/31/18, 23:48

Pavel Shen scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and Russia defeated Canada 2-1 Monday in the world junior hockey championship.With the win, Russia (4-0-0-0) claimed the top spot in Group A in the preliminary round. Canada (3-1-0-0) finished second in the group.Shen, a Boston Bruins prospect, scored 11 ...

Devils’ Blackwood stops 25 shots for 2nd straight shutout

Hockey 12/31/18, 15:56

Rookie goalie Mackenzie Blackwood stopped 25 shots to earn his second straight shutout and the New Jersey Devils defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 on Monday.Blackwood is 3-1 since joining the Devils on Dec. 18th. He blanked the Carolina Hurricanes 2-0 on Saturday, becoming the first rookie goalie in franchise history ...

Edler scores in OT, Canucks defeat Flames 3-2

Hockey 12/30/18, 01:08

Alex Edler scored 3:06 into overtime and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Calgary Flames 3-2 Saturday night.In a back-and-forth overtime, Brock Boeser sent a pass to Edler, whose shot dribbled through the pads of David Rittich.Boeser and Elias Pettersson also scored for Vancouver.The Canucks are 5-0-1 in their last six ...

Pettersson, Roussel power Canucks past Oilers 4-2

Hockey 12/28/18, 00:05

Elias Pettersson and Antoine Roussel each had a goal and an assist as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Thursday night.The Canucks scored four goals on their first six shots. Tyler Motte and Brock Boeser also scored for Vancouver, which is 7-2-1 in its last 10 games.Ryan ...

Scheifele, Brossoit lead Jets to 1-0 win over Canucks

Hockey 12/23/18, 01:02

Mark Scheifele scored with 1:32 left in the third period and Laurent Brossoit made 40 saves for his first shutout as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 on Saturday night.Scheifele scored his 22nd of the season from the left face-off dot on a give-and-go play with defenseman Dustin ...

Horvat, Canucks beat Blues 5-1

Hockey 12/21/18, 00:57

Bo Horvat and Jake Virtanen each had a goal and an assist, helping the Vancouver Canucks beat the St. Louis Blues 5-1 on Thursday night.Adam Gaudette, Josh Leivo and Loui Eriksson also scored for Vancouver (17-17-4), and Alex Edler had two assists. Jacob Markstrom made 29 saves.Vladimir Tarasenko put up ...

Kucherov, Lightning beat Canucks 5-2 in fight-filled game

Hockey 12/19/18, 04:03

Once all the fighting was finally done, the Tampa Bay Lightning looked up and found themselves in a familiar position: ahead on the scoreboard.Nikita Kucherov had a goal and an assist to reach 50 points this season and lead the Lightning past the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Tuesday night.A feisty ...

Hart, Gordon win in debuts as Flyers top Red Wings 3-2

Hockey 12/19/18, 01:46

Carter Hart made 22 saves in his NHL debut and Shayne Gostisbehere and James van Riemsdyk each had a goal and an assist as the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Tuesday night and made interim coach Scott Gordon a winner in his first game.Radko Gudas also ...

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