Jeremy Hubbard feels he got lucky. After his Army service, he applied to work as a bail bondsman and got the job. Fourteen years later he still likes what he is doing. "More than 85 percent of my clients have never needed me before. They are good people that made a mistake," Hubbard says.
A teenage boy suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a car Sunday evening while walking on the sidewalk along Northwest 99th Street in Hazel Dell, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.
About 2,100 Vancouver Public Schools students and their families stood in 90-degree heat Wednesday at the prospect of receiving new backpacks stuffed with school supplies. Inside the Boys and Girls Club, 600 backpacks waited for their owners.
Scores on standardized tests in public schools didn't fluctuate much when compared to the previous three years, state Superintendent Randy Dorn said Wednesday as his office released 2014 spring state testing results.
Northeast Hazel Dell — The Mustang Stampede and All-Ford Car Show in July drew more than 130 stylish cars to the First Church of God in Vancouver. The owners of those cars competed for more than 70 trophies; some came from as far away as Soap Lake, according to organizers. Mike and Kelly Sparano of Vancouver took home the coveted Best in Show trophy at the 28th annual event, which raises money for local charities. The event is organized by the Mustangs Unlimited Car Club.
The woman suspected of robbing an Orchards-area Columbia Bank branch June 26 and then fleeing in a microcar was apprehended Wednesday, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. She also was wanted in connection to six other robberies in Clark County.
Hazel Dell — Members of the local 4-H rabbit club Country Critters — Aquoia Coss, Hunter Coss, Colleen Saylors and Liz Jesser — toured the Purina feed mill in Oregon on Aug. 4. The kids learned how the grain is brought into the mill and what is like after combined with other grains to make different types of feed for a variety of animals. They also saw the process of loading bags of grain onto a skid to put into the truck to ship to different feed stores and farms. The 4-H group was happy to learn Purina checks for metal in the feed throughout the process and maintains the required nutrients in the animals' feed.