Most read stories on Columbian.com last week:
The body of Craig Spydell, 43, was found in an isolated area about a mile from the Salmon Creek Greenway trail head in the 13800 block of Northwest 36th Avenue. That’s where his Jeep Liberty was last seen Sept. 12.
A car slammed into a gas station in east Vancouver Thursday morning, causing damage to a car wash.
A 36-year-old homeless man was taken to an area hospital with significant injuries after being hit by a car on Mill Plain Boulevard early Wednesday, officials said.
Someone tampered with BNSF Railway tracks in a dozen spots between Felida and Chehalis on Monday, prompting railway officials to halt train traffic for a few hours and call out railway police. Nine trains, including both freight and Amtrak, were temporarily delayed.
Search and rescue crews Friday afternoon recovered the body of the front-end loader operator who went missing in the pond of a gravel pit north of Battle Ground on Thursday evening.