Camas-Washougal port to mark opening of building

By The Columbian April 18, 2014 6 a.m.

The Port of Camas-Washougal will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of its first building at the Steigerwald Commerce Center at 10 a.m. April 25 at 4125 S. Lincoln St., Washougal.

Medicine disposal slated for next week

By The Columbian April 18, 2014 6 a.m.

People with excess medication will be able to dispose of it safely, and for free, at three collection sites next week.

Vancouver Police Department has vacancies for officer jobs

By The Columbian April 18, 2014 5:59 a.m.

The Vancouver Police Department has current police officer vacancies and is hiring entry level and lateral police officers. The department will convene a meeting to offer prospective job candidates information on the testing and background process, and to answer questions.

Survivor recalls night of terror  

By Emily Gillespie April 17, 2014 11:26 p.m.

Norma Countryman said she crossed paths with suspected serial killer Warren Forrest when she was 15 years old.

Vehicle thefts hit Hudson's Bay neighborhood

By Patty Hastings April 17, 2014 9:46 p.m.

Car thefts are on the rise in the Hudson’s Bay neighborhood, with five vehicles stolen during the past two weekends.

Crash briefly knocks out power in Battle Ground area

By Patty Hastings April 17, 2014 8:56 p.m.

A 10-minute power outage in Battle Ground impacted area businesses Thursday evening.

Records detail spending on CRC

By Eric Florip April 17, 2014 8:27 p.m.

By the time the Columbia River Crossing locks its doors for good next month, taxpayers may end up spending more than $200 million on an effort that never turned a shovel toward actual construction.

Friendship blossoms at Clark College  

By Susan Parrish April 17, 2014 7:19 p.m.

Rainy weather moved Clark College's ninth annual Sakura Festival inside to Gaiser Hall on Thursday afternoon.

Ridgefield woman gets three months for gun threat

By The C April 17, 2014 7:16 p.m.

A Ridgefield woman was sentenced to three months in jail for threatening her boyfriend with a gun after he tried to stop her from driving while intoxicated.

Camas woman found competent in fatal hit-run case

By Paris Achen April 17, 2014 7:13 p.m.

A Camas woman has been found mentally competent to stand trial for the hit-and-run death of a 65-year-old man who was using a walker to cross Mill Plain Boulevard in October.

Woman gets 60 days for assisting fugitive uncle

By The Columbian April 17, 2014 7:10 p.m.

Arielle Engh, 19, of Vancouver was sentenced Thursday to 60 days in jail for driving an alleged crime ring leader to the U.S. border with Mexico.

VHA changes meeting date

By The Columbian April 17, 2014 7:01 p.m.

Art Miles, the chairman of the Vancouver Housing Authority board, announced Thursday that he’s canceling a special meeting scheduled for May 1.

Woodland Primary School principal arrested on suspicion of assault

By Justin Runquist April 17, 2014 4:06 p.m.

Police arrested Woodland Primary School Principal Mark Houk today following an investigation into allegations that he physically abused a mentally disabled third-grade student.

Three agents arrested in fugitive recovery operation gone wrong

By Paris Achen April 17, 2014 6:26 p.m.

Two bail bond recovery agents and a former bail agent are facing criminal charges for forcibly entering a Vancouver home late March 20 and handcuffing at least two occupants who were inside.

District: Camas kindergartner found with ammunition on bus

By Emily Gillespie April 17, 2014 11:06 a.m.

A kindergartner brought four rounds of ammunition onto a Camas school bus Tuesday, according to the Camas School District.


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