Most-read stories on Columbian.com last week:
Calling the crime “heinous,” a Skamania County judge sentenced Michael D. Collins to 14 years in prison for first-degree robbery for brutally beating and robbing a cross-country skier in 2009.
Chuck’s Produce & Street Market, an organic grocery store, has purchased a four-acre site for a new store in Hazel Dell. It’s expected to open in mid-2012. This store in east Vancouver opened in 2010.
The owner of organic grocer Chuck’s Produce & Street Market is moving forward with plans to build a second Clark County store while challenging the county’s assessment of nearly $850,000 in development fees.
Three people were injured in a two-car accident on Monday morning at the intersection of Northeast Fourth Plain Road and 107th Avenue in Orchards.
Ronald Patrick Stavas, 45, of Kelso was arrested Monday night after he was reportedly identified one of the suspects who entered the Port of Longview grain facility, assaulted a guard, and vandalized rail cars on Sept. 8.
A small earthquake struck the Dollars Corner area near Battle Ground Friday morning, according to the University of Washington's Department of Earth and Sciences.