Clark County commissioners today voted down an ordinance that would have cemented county departments in advance of a new charter, effective Jan. 1.
By Craig Brown December 15, 2014 6 a.m.
Employees come and go in a newsroom. At The Columbian, we recently welcomed video storyteller Ariane Kunze and photographer Natalie Behring, and said goodbye to reporter Tyler Graf and photographer Zachary Kaufman. But one thing that remains constant are the gadflies.
A domestic violence call in Vancouver late Tuesday erupted into arson and ended with the police shooting and killing the suspect.
Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey on Tuesday officially released his department’s report of the county’s Job Creation-Fee Waiver program. The release of the highly critical report had been postponed for weeks due to County Commissioner David Madore’s desire to spearhead an “independent analysis” of the audit’s findings.
By Craig Brown October 27, 2014 4:53 p.m.
Former Columbian Metro Editor Larry Peterson has died in Tybee Island, Ga., according to the Savannah Morning News, where he worked for 15 years as a columnist and editor.
By Craig Brown September 29, 2014 2:35 p.m.
A robber armed with a large knife accosted a convenience store clerk in Vancouver this afternoon, stealing cigarettes.
By Craig Brown September 24, 2014 11:33 a.m.
A Vancouver trucker has been arrested in New York, accused of altering his tractor's license plate in order to avoid tolls on the George Washington Bridge.
By Craig Brown September 6, 2014 2:26 p.m.
A power outage in west Hazel Dell just after 10 a.m. today affected nearly 2,400 customers.
By Craig Brown September 5, 2014 9:42 p.m.
A late-summer combination of heat, wind and sunshine are combining to make the fire danger critical in Clark County over the next couple of days.
By Craig Brown August 15, 2014 6:51 a.m.
A SWAT team standoff with a gunman who made threats to harm a family member and himself ended safely early today.
By Craig Brown August 5, 2014 8:36 p.m.
Clark County voters today advanced Chuck Atkins and Shane Gardner to be the next sheriff and gave an endorsement to two-term Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, who will face Democrat Bob Dingethal in November.