Authorities say the residents of building are not in danger
SPOKANE -- Authorities in hazardous materials suits searched a downtown Spokane apartment Saturday, investigating the recent discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin.
The Columbian will publish information about high school graduations in Clark County.
Dave's Killer Magic Shop a haven for local magicians to perfect their craft and pass it on to others
The smirking store owner behind the counter was curiously calm for someone whose wallet had suddenly burst into flames.
YAKIMA -- As the search for Dr. Jay Sloop entered its fourth day in Kiev, organizers explained why volunteers focused their efforts on a large urban park in the Ukrainian capital.
EVERETT (AP) -- Police said they captured a home intruder late Friday who held them at bay for nearly eight hours after claiming to have a grenade.
PORTLAND (AP) -- Two men have pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 2005 death of a Hillsboro woman who was stabbed 29 times with a screwdriver.
CHEHALIS (AP) -- A McCleary man has been sentenced to 26 years in prison for a 2012 attack on a judge and a deputy sheriff in the Grays Harbor County Courthouse in Montesano.
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.
Girlfriend's actions allegedly angered him at campfire
A Spokane County sheriff's detective faces felony charges of domestic violence and second-degree assault after allegedly using a flashlight to hit his girlfriend and another man at a drunken party last Sunday near Odessa.
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.
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.