As the cold arctic air squeezed its grip over us, Saturday night was expected to have the coldest temperatures of the current cold snap — probably the coldest in more than 30 years. With clear skies, calm winds and areas with snow cover, single digits were possible. Highs Saturday never peaked over 30 degrees in most locations. Even along the sunny coastline.
It's been several years since school officials in La Center and Ridgefield last went toe-to-toe in a territorial dispute. And while the worst of the quarrel is now part of history, measures are being taken to ensure it doesn't happen again.
Starting the week of Thanksgiving through mid-January, Clark County residents generate more than 500 additional tons of garbage compared to other 10-week stretches of the year, said Josy Wright, waste reduction manager for Waste Connections.
A 5-month-old boy allegedly abducted by his parents from Child Protective Services was found unharmed on Saturday, according to the Vancouver Police Department. The child's mother was placed under arrest.
Divers searching for the body of a man whose pickup crashed in a slough in Woodland on Friday were surprised this morning when the man's brother arrived and told them he was alive and well in a house nearby.
Friday morning, Sgt. Jason Cuthbert responded to one traffic collision after the next and pushed cars that got stuck on snowy Clark County roadways. By night, he searched for drunken drivers as part of the annual Night of 1,000 Stars.