The Columbian won 26 awards, including second place for general excellence, for its staffers' work in 2012 in a five-state competition organized by the Society of Professional Journalists.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- It's all about the odds.With four out of every five possible combinations of Powerball numbers in play Saturday, someone was almost sure to have won the game's highest jackpot, a windfall of hundreds of millions of dollars -- and that's after taxes. Saturday night's winning numbers were 10, 13, 14, 22 and 52, with a Powerball of 11.
New members, new structure intended to make group more stable
The Vancouver Farmers Market on Thursday appointed a couple of new board members, elected interim officers, worked out a procedure to vet additional board members and reviewed a draft of proposed bylaws changes.
Children were moved; where and how they are now is a matter of debate
New Vision Programs, a chain of foster homes for troubled children in Vancouver and Lacey as well as Clackamas and Milwaukie, Ore., has sued the state Department of Social and Health Services for pulling its kids out of its facilities without proper notice or explanation.
QMJHL champs beat Portland, 7-4
Nathan McKinnon scored twice in a five-goal second period as the Halifax Mooseheads overcame a 3-1 deficit Saturday to defeat the Portland Winterhawks, 7-4.
At Saturday's 49th annual Hazel Dell Parade of Bands, 120 entries and 23 middle- and high school bands paraded down Northeast Hazel Dell Avenue and up Northeast Highway 99.
The fire was reported at 4:53 p.m. to a house at 13822 S.E. 36th St. Units arriving on scene from Vancouver Fire Department Station 9 reported flames coming from the house’s garage.
Welcoming steelhead is a new challenge for volunteer gardening organization
Motorists, particularly those who fish, may do a double-take as they drive north through Vancouver on Interstate 5. Volunteer gardeners planted a large steelhead trout Saturday morning in the "Welcome to Washington" sign, and it looks to be the state's biggest catch yet.
A Vancouver woman was injured Saturday in a single-car accident on the state Highway 14 ramp to northbound Interstate 205, the WSP reported.
Second-half substitute Jose Valencia scored in the 83rd minute to give the Portland Timbers a 2-2 draw against the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday.
A driver from Amboy ran a red light Friday night on Highway 503 in Battle Ground, causing a three-car collision, officials said.
Training will be available for people who want to judge preserved food and baked goods at the Clark County Fair and other local events.
During May and June, Clark County motorists can expect to see extra law enforcement officers patrolling the area's highways and byways. Officers are on the lookout for people using their cellphone while driving and anyone not wearing a seat belt.
Liberal radio commentator Carl Wolfson, U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer of Gig Harbor and state Rep. Cyrus Habib of Kirkland, the first Iranian-American ever elected to state office, will speak June 8 at the Clark County Democratic Party's annual Jefferson-Jackson dinner and auction.
Ousted IRS chief claims no laws were broken
WASHINGTON -- Senior Treasury officials were made aware in June 2012 that investigators were looking into complaints from Tea Party groups that they were being harassed by the Internal Revenue Service, a Treasury inspector general said Friday, disclosing that Obama administration officials knew there was a probe during the heat of the presidential campaign.