A Battle Ground man and a good Samaritan who stopped to help him were seriously injured Sunday morning in related vehicle crashes on Interstate 205 in Vancouver. The incidents closed northbound lanes of the freeway for several hours and sent police searching for a driver who fled the scene.
By LILY RAFF McCAULOU for The Columbian
December 7, 2014 6 a.m.
In July, Nancy Schultz sold her home in Battle Ground, moved into a Vancouver rental apartment and began looking for the perfect home within walking distance to downtown. The retired attorney knew exactly what she wanted: an old house, full of charm but recently renovated to minimize upkeep.
The leader of a $1.3 billion commercial and residential redevelopment of Vancouver’s waterfront said Thursday he’s inked a deal to build a 10-story hotel as part of the project and that the hotel would begin construction in 2015.
Clark County commissioners on Wednesday voted to file a court injunction against C-Tran, alleging the agency didn’t properly notice a November committee meeting that rearranged the C-Tran board’s membership.
The longest-running nuisance case in Vancouver's history is winding down at last. The Fruit Valley house that used to belong to Ted Pyle, and was the subject of decades of conflict that repeatedly landed in front of city hearings examiners and county judges — and landed Pyle himself in jail at least once — was demolished on Tuesday.
The Vancouver City Council on Monday unanimously approved discounts for large employers that offer high wages. In doing so, the council was careful to make a distinction between its program and, as Mayor Tim Leavitt put it, a "blanket waiver of fees" offered by Clark County that has been criticized as costly and ineffective.