Craig Brown is metro editor at The Columbian.
Woman, 19, last seen naked, leaving for ‘spiritual quest’
Searchers will be out again beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, looking for clues into the whereabouts of a young Vancouver woman who disappeared, nude, on a “spiritual quest.”
Overpass work takes 25 hours instead of planned 54 hours
Interstate 5 has reopened at Salmon Creek, more than a day ahead of schedule, after a temporary closure for road construction.
Military jet blows tires, delays commercial flights
The north runway at Portland International Airport is reopening after a mishap involving an Oregon Air National Guard F-15 fighter jet.
Christopher Warren, who lives in Vancouver, free on bail
A Beaverton, Ore., police officer pleaded not guilty to a child rape charge this morning in Clark County Superior Court.
A story in The New York Times this week sheds more light on the death of Danielle Willard, a 21-year-old Vancouver woman who was shot and killed by police in Utah on Nov. 2.
Power knocked out for 2,000 Clackamas customers
A Battle Ground man wrecked his newly purchased sports car Tuesday night, and then had to sit in the wreckage for an hour until downed power lines could be made safe.
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.