Fresh-cut trees could use a little jingle

By Lauren Dake December 24, 2014 6:26 p.m.

Dairy farmers have "Got Milk?"

Therapy dog brings joy to Vancouver homeless shelter on Christmas Eve

By Lauren Dake December 24, 2014 5:29 p.m.

Perhaps it was only a moment that the residents of Share Homestead forgot the troubles that landed them in the homeless shelter — a wrenching story of domestic violence, a previous eviction that continues to make renting difficult — but it was a welcome moment.

Vancouver boy, 9, Oregon Rail Heritage Center's youngest docent  

By Susan Parrish December 24, 2014 5:04 p.m.

Vancouver 9-year-old, who dreams of becoming train engineer, Oregon Rail Heritage Center's youngest docent

Officials establish truck routes in Battle Ground

By The Columbian December 24, 2014 3:21 p.m.

BATTLE GROUND — Starting in January, Battle Ground will have several new routes designated for commercial trucks.

Agency issues warning about holiday hazards

By The Columbian December 24, 2014 3:19 p.m.

The Washington Poison Center wants people to be aware of potential seasonal hazards while enjoying holiday festivities, especially when children could be exposed. The organization made a list of things that should not be consumed.

Library video helps kids grasp lyrics to holiday song

By Tom Vogt December 24, 2014 2:36 p.m.

Here's the horse. Here's the sleigh.

Homeowner, intruder exchange shots in Amboy

By Patty Hastings December 24, 2014 6:24 p.m.

A homeowner and intruder exchanged shots at a rural residence just south of Amboy.

Pedestrian killed in Camas crash ID'd as Washougal woman

By Emily Gillespie December 24, 2014 6:22 p.m.

Police identified the pedestrian who was killed in a crash at a Camas intersection as 66-year-old Anneice B. Fich of Washougal.

Police: Intoxicated Amboy woman injured in crash

By Emily Gillespie December 24, 2014 8:09 a.m.

An Amboy woman suspected of intoxicated driving was injured in a single-vehicle crash early this morning.

Christmas Holiday Closures

By The Columbian December 24, 2014 6 a.m.

What's open and what's closed for Christmas:

State proposes plan to eradicate gypsy moths

By The Columbian December 24, 2014 6 a.m.

Yacolt — State officials have proposed a plan to eradicate an infestation of European gypsy moths this spring near Yacolt, according to the Washington State Department of Agriculture.

Clark College receives grant for scholarships

By The Columbian December 24, 2014 6 a.m.

Vancouver — The Clark College Foundation received a $35,000 grant for scholarships for veterans and students enrolled in health-related programs at Clark College.

Immigrants practice conversation skills in Fort Vancouver Regional Library program

By Susan Parrish December 24, 2014 6 a.m.

When Judith Ramirez immigrated to Vancouver from Guadalajara, Mexico, in January, she couldn't speak English. Her husband, Javier Gaeta, who is fluent in English, suggested his family speak only English at home for Ramirez and their children to become comfortable speaking their new language.

Cellestine accused of selling drugs

By Patty Hastings December 23, 2014 7:33 p.m.

A local man who went to prison for the 2009 hit-and-run death of a popular Hudson's Bay High School teacher was back in Clark County Superior Court on Tuesday. Antonio E. Cellestine, 23, was arraigned on suspicion of selling drugs at a west Vancouver apartment complex and driving with a suspended license.

Woman pushing stroller struck, killed in Camas crash

By The Columbian December 23, 2014 10:26 p.m.

A woman who was pushing a stroller died today when she was struck by a vehicle in Camas.


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