Most read stories on Columbian.com, June 12-18:
A 38-year old Clark College dean died in a Saturday night accident near Scappoose, Ore., Clark College President Bob Knight said late Sunday night.
A Vancouver man was arrested on suspicion of criminally negligent homicide Saturday, after a passenger riding in the back of the pickup he was driving fell out and died of his injuries. The passenger was later identified as a Clark College dean. The driver, the dean’s former brother-in-law, was later released from the Columbia County, Ore., Jail.
The warrant sweep targeted armed career criminals, gang members, drug traffickers and prolific auto thieves, according to a Vancouver Police Department news bulletin announcing the arrests.
Washougal Mayor Sean Guard will face a misdemeanor charge in Cowlitz County for a December incident in which he allegedly used the emergency lights on his city-owned vehicle to pass slower traffic on Interstate 5, court officials said Thursday.
Owners of Vancouver Plaza say negotiations are under way that could bring Dick’s Sporting Goods, new restaurants, and even a small Walmart store into the shopping complex