Forget about the cliche that summer in Southwest Washington starts July 5. The entire area will continue to be hotter than a firecracker again today, and it could be the weekend before daytime highs fall back into the 80s.
A reported weapons disturbance in the Rose Village area that commanded a lot of police resources Monday afternoon turned out to involve no crime, no injuries and no real gun.
A Beaverton, Ore., police officer pleaded not guilty to a child rape charge this morning in Clark County Superior Court.
By Craig Brown May 20, 2013 4:05 p.m.
A Vancouver woman was cited for second-degree negligent driving after police said she fell asleep at the wheel during rush hour this morning.
By Craig Brown April 13, 2013 6 a.m.
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.
By Craig Brown April 4, 2013 10:39 a.m.
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.
By Craig Brown April 2, 2013 2:10 p.m.
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.
By Craig Brown April 2, 2013 6:47 p.m.
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.
By Craig Brown March 25, 2013 9:22 p.m.
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.
By Craig Brown March 24, 2013 7:35 p.m.
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.
By Craig Brown March 11, 2013 8:51 p.m.
A Vancouver man has been cited in Oregon for driving 80 mph on Interstate 5 while flashing lights on his car that resembled those used by police.
By Craig Brown February 19, 2013 2:19 p.m.
Clark Public Utilities crews have restored power to 2,400 customers in the vicinity of Northeast Ward Road and 162nd Avenue.
A train on Thursday collided with a semi truck that veered off state Highway 14, went over an embankment and came to rest on a BNSF Railway railroad track in the Columbia River Gorge.
After a week of catastrophic loss and overwhelming support, Crestline Elementary pupils, teachers and staff settled into new temporary quarters today.
By Craig Brown January 15, 2013 9:57 a.m.
A light skim of freezing rain that coated parts of Clark County late Monday started to melt as temperatures rose overnight.
By Craig Brown December 19, 2012 5 p.m.
Martva "Martie" H. Messer, a longtime local businesswoman who was the first president of the local Multiple Listing Service, died Dec. 14. She was 92 years old.
By Craig Brown December 17, 2012 10:29 a.m.
A mudslide onto BNSF Railyway tracks north of Olympia this morning delayed 13 freight trains and will disrupt Amtrak service through at least Wednesday.
By Craig Brown December 16, 2012 9:01 p.m.
Two Vancouver residents were killed and a third was injured in an icy crash on Highway 97 in Central Oregon.