Clark County's prosecutor said Tuesday he will dismiss a firearms-related charge against a Vancouver man who said he was merely taking Vice President Joe Biden's advice on how to defend his property from car prowlers. Instead, the man will be prosecuted for obstructing a police officer.
WOODLAND — Roy Thorp was nicknamed "Professor" because he loved to help, tell stories and teach. And although his smashed-up Subaru and a new memorial road sign are reminders of his tragic death, they also carry on his legacy of teaching, his loved ones say. The 76-year-old Vancouver man was memorialized with the sign unveiled Saturday as family and friends gathered alongside Northwest Hayes Road on the three-year anniversary of the drunken-driving crash that killed him.
Colorful glass pipes should soon disappear from near the cash register at more than a dozen convenience stores and gas stations in Vancouver, following a vote of the City Council on Monday to prohibit the display of drug paraphernalia in any area accessible by minors.
Court records say Ryan J. McGuinness was using his 1992 Subaru Legacy to mimic a skateboarding maneuver just before a fatal rollover crash on Interstate 205 and the Southeast Mill Plain exit early Saturday.
A fire ripped through a Hazel Dell church early Sunday morning, causing an estimated $1.5 million in damage, and investigators are asking for any witnesses to come forward in the case, according to the Clark County Fire Marshal’s Office.
On a rare day off, Chris Piche reached into the bed of his pickup truck and pulled out a small plastic container holding his livelihood. The former Battle Ground resident opened it and poured its contents into an empty water bottle. The thin, dark orange-tinted liquid, about the consistency of water, flowed in as yellow bubbles formed on top. He held it up under the bright sunlight for a better view. “That’s crude oil,” Piche said.