Most-read stories on Columbian.com last week:
The KFC restaurant at 8302 E. Mill Plain Blvd. closed permanently Tuesday, said Scott Dickinson, owner of Dickinson Northwest Inc., a Vancouver-based chain of KFC restaurants since the 1960s.
The Washington State Department of Health revoked the Value Motel’s operating license after a June 29 inspection revealed several public health and safety violations had not been corrected.
In the third bicycling tragedy this month, a former Vancouver man died early Friday morning when the driver of an SUV crashed into him and another bicyclist in Portland and fled in the vehicle, police say.
A Vancouver woman was killed Thursday morning at Portland Meadows after being kicked by a loose horse.
On a day when his company’s stock dropped by more than 9 percent in the stock market’s latest drubbing, you wouldn’t expect Jamie Dimon, chairman, president and CEO of JPMorgan Chase Bank, to be cheerleading at a downtown Vancouver employee barbecue that had the trappings of a rock music road tour.