Most read stories on Columbian.com last week:
Battle Ground resident Craig Blanchette, pictured with his wife Anita, seemingly could do no wrong as a world-class wheelchair racer in the late 1980s and early 1990s. But a provocative addiction nearly tore his family apart.
Every Wednesday, former world champion athlete Craig Blanchette merrily drives to Vancouver to converse with some of the most sexually-obsessed men in the Northwest.
Steven D. Stanbary allegedly molested and raped a girl who lived in his home over several years, starting when she was 9, according to police reports reviewed Wednesday.
In the hours before he killed himself and two female relatives amid a hellish rain of bullets and fire, Steven Stanbary planted his wallet and a GPS tracking system in the bed of his neighbor’s truck across the street.
Three bodies were recovered from the charred remains of a Washougal home that was involved in a fire and standoff on Wednesday, police said.
With the adrenaline starting to settle down in Washougal — after a shocking fire, hundreds of bullets fired and a wife and her sister slain — Police Chief Ron Mitchell had one word on Monday to describe his feelings: “Tired.”