Vancouver division ensured that allies in Europe had spruce needed to build airplanes during WWI
When our World War I allies needed a steady flow of new aircraft in 1917, Vancouver became the key to that supply stream.
The pit bull that bit a 3-year-old Hazel Dell girl will be euthanized at the end of the month. The dog's owner, a woman from Ridgefield, turned the dog over to Clark County Animal Control and Protection, which put the dog on a 10-day quarantine.
The beheaded "Wendy Rose" sculpture was given a temporary, futuristic replacement Wednesday afternoon by high school students.
Woman was stabbed multiple times, her body dumped
Camas police Officer Stefan Hausinger thought he was about to write just another routine speeding ticket in the early morning hours of May 26, 2011, when he pulled over Dennis Wolter, who was driving a blue Dodge pickup on Southeast Evergreen Highway.
Hurley Development new owner of former Pacific Tower; firm has targeted city's urban corridor
Another downtown Vancouver building has sold to Hurley Development, a local company in its fifth year of snapping up real estate in this city's only urban corridor.
Detectives with the Children's Justice Center arrested a Vancouver man Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of raping a 5-year-old relative.
Trio used taxi as a getaway car
A 22-year-old Vancouver man who, along with two accomplices, used a taxi as a getaway car was sentenced to nearly four years in prison for the April 11 robbery of the Salmon Creek branch of iQ Credit Union.
Esther Short — Supporters of the Humane Society for Southwest Washington raised $58,000 during the annual Walk/Run for the Animals on May 4.
West Minnehaha — Evergreen Habitat for Humanity's 27th local home construction project, this time on Northeast 49th Street, got a boost when 17 women volunteered May 11 in honor of National Women Build Week. The property is the future home of Kathy Murphy, a teacher, and her four children, who will probably be able to move in this summer. Lowe's donated a $5,000 store gift card to Evergreen Habitat for Humanity and $1.75 million to Habitat's 2013 National Women Build program, supporting 300 Habitat affiliates.
Mountain View — Mountain View High School wrapped up its production of "Oklahoma!" on May 11. The classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical tells a love story set in the pre-statehood Oklahoma territory. During two weekends in early May, students sang and danced to classic numbers, including "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'," and the titular song. The production was directed by Paige Oppenhagen and Jeanette James.
Esther Short — Girl and Boy Scouts, baseball teams, business leaders, downtown residents and others all gathered on May 4 to dig into downtown's dirt. Vancouver's Downtown Association led the effort to spruce up the city's center "after a long winter of neglect," said a statement from the group. "Volunteers came out with big smiles and real determination to make something wonderful happen," said project chairwoman Christie Rust. "It was great to see families out together."
Luncheon honors outgoing president, key philanthropists
Richard Melching was so celebrated, honored and applauded at the Hilton Vancouver Washington on Tuesday, he said he found the whole thing embarrassing.
Luke Ashe applying dedication he used to lose weight before he became ill to his rehabilitation
Luke Ashe's life suddenly became dark, surrounded by nothingness. Then, just as abruptly as it left, the light came back.
The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the homeless man found dead in downtown Vancouver as Charles Merrit Allen, 39.
The Vancouver City Council on Monday unanimously approved the creation of a local improvement district so 467 homeowners near the Columbia River can pay for railroad crossing safety upgrades for establishing quiet zones at Southeast 139th, 144th, 147th and 164th avenues.