Craig Brown is metro editor at The Columbian.
A Vancouver woman was cited for second-degree negligent driving after police said she fell asleep at the wheel during rush hour this morning.
A fire Thursday afternoon damaged Pacific Northwest Best Fish Co., one of the Portland area's largest seafood retailers.
Initial report indicates minor injuries
Two accidents in rapid succession turned the south end of the Highway 99 Hazel Dell strip into a slalom course this afternoon.
The man who robbed a Vancouver coffee shop wearing a mask like the one worn in the “Scream” movies probably robbed a Longview Muchas Gracias the same day, according to police there.
Utah cops still withholding details of Danielle Willard's Nov. 2 death
The FBI will launch a probe into a Utah police department that still hasn't said why a former Vancouver woman was shot and killed there in November.
Smoke visible from surrounding area; some streets closed
Fire that ruined an abandoned house sent a spectacular plume of smoke and flame above the Sifton area Wednesday evening.
Teenage driver hit power pole
A teenage driver hit a power pole on Northeast 219th Street near Battle Ground at 11 a.m. today, causing a power outage and closing one of the main traffic routes into the city. Power has since been restored, and the highway is open.
Suspect resembles weekend coffee shop bandit
A Vancouver man was arrested after allegedly attempting to rob the downtown Vancouver branch of Chase Bank at 11:30 a.m. today, prompting police to set up a containment zone around much of the central business district.
Clark County crews aid in search east of Kelso
Cadaver dogs and trained searchers from Cowlitz and Clark counties have discovered a skull and clothing that may belong to a Kelso man missing since 2010.
BATTLE GROUND -- Clark County is quietly home to dozens of talented artists who want to meet and interact with their peers, says Beth Johnson-Burger. That's part of the reason the Battle Ground Art Alliance was born.