Stories by Emily
Students were making candles at Camas school
Dorothy Fox Elementary School in Camas was evacuated briefly this morning after smoke caused the fire alarm to go off in a portable classroom.
A Vancouver man died Thursday from injuries he suffered in a June 6 motorcycle accident.
Woman leads effort to help couple after the sinking of boat they lived in
When Julie Gorham finished reading about a transient couple who lost their boat on the shores of the Columbia River, she felt compelled to help.
Social media helped police arrest a man who allegedly robbed a Hazel Dell bank earlier this month.
Sheriff's office investigates Hazel Dell incident
An apparent domestic disturbance incident led to a report of a child being shot at in the Hazel Dell area Thursday morning, but Clark County sheriff’s deputies quickly determined the report was likely unfounded.
Tree falling causes power outage.
Body was found near Columbia River
Police are investigating the death of a male who appeared to have hanged himself near the Columbia River.
Statue on Columbia River waterfront was decapitated in May
Investigators are again asking for the public’s help in determining who cut off the head of “Wendy Rose.”
A father and his two sons who were overdue home Tuesday evening from an off-road motorcycle excursion were found safe after a short search of an area north of Washougal.
Youth taken into custody
Discovery Middle School was briefly put on a modified lockdown after a neighbor reported seeing someone with a gun in a nearby alleyway.
Battle Ground High student was hit by car, discovered 90 minutes later
Justin Carey was hit by a car Monday morning, and wasn’t found until about 90 minutes later, by the tow-truck driver who was collecting the car.
The search for a Vancouver woman who is reportedly naked and missing in Skamania County continued today.
Woman escapes serious injury, is cited for second-degree negligent driving
A Portland woman escaped serious injury after she fell asleep at the wheel and crashed on Interstate 205 just south of Interstate 5 in Salmon Creek Monday evening.
Washougal man who was dead for three minutes meets, thanks officers who saved him with an AED
When Jason Dodge woke up in a hospital bed on Mother's Day, it took him several hours to realize he had been there almost a week.
She crashed car on Interstate 84 near Cascade Locks
In retrospect, Bob Robeck said the reason he sprinted toward the burning car and tirelessly worked to extricate the unconscious female driver was a “selfish” one.
A 92-year-old woman escaped serious injury after she crashed into a building at the corner of Southeast Eighth Avenue and Southeast Union Street in Camas Friday afternoon.
With an impending fire season, emergency personnel is asking residents to be proactive in defending their property from wild fires.
A Vancouver man already in jail for alleged prostitution of a 14-year-old Vancouver girl faces new charges that allege there is another victim: a 15 year old girl from Tacoma.
Battle Ground police are investigating a home invasion robbery that sent one person to the hospital with injuries that were not life threatening.
A motorcyclist is reportedly in critical condition following a collision with a vehicle near Clark College Thursday morning.
All lanes on state Highway 14 have reopened after a multiple-vehicle crash blocked westbound traffic at the Camas Slough Bridge.
The Camas woman injured in a single-vehicle crash near Eugene on Tuesday remains in serious condition at a Springfield, Ore. hospital.
He fled as deputy was putting handcuffs on him
A man who eluded police mid-arrest Wednesday morning, fleeing with one wrist handcuffed, was caught sleeping in someone’s home south of La Center hours after police suspended a six-hour search.
Suspect assaulted taxi driver, then took vehicle
A Broadway cab that was stolen in downtown Portland was recovered hours later in Vancouver, Portland police said.
Clark County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man who robbed a bank in Hazel Dell this morning, leaving with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Victim is not being cooperative with police
The Vancouver Police Department’s Safe Streets Task Force is investigating Friday’s stabbing at a Rose Village apartment as a gang-related incident, according to Vancouver police spokeswoman Kim Kapp.
The man found dead in a car that exploded last week in the VanMall neighborhood died by suicide, according to the Clark County Medical Examiner.
'Monkey Shield' stickers help get stolen bicycles back to owners
Vancouver cyclists now have a new way to combat theft: a silver sticker bearing the face of an angry monkey.
Clark County event raises $1,500
Lynnadele Schoeneberg beamed as held a gold torch in front of a group of about 50 runners.
Blast occurred early Tuesday in VanMall neighborhood
Vancouver police say that an autopsy is scheduled today for the man found dead inside a vehicle that reportedly exploded early Tuesday morning in the VanMall neighborhood.
Police officers and Special Olympics athletes are scheduled to participate in the Law Enforcement Torch Run this morning.
He responded in April to first structure fire since station opened in 2008
Pulling up to a blue, one-story residence in rural Bear Prairie, firefighter Frank Billington is met by a Little Tikes plastic car in the yard, a basketball hoop in the driveway and a burly golden Labrador-retriever mix wagging its tail as it approaches.
Several people reported seeing a black bear in both east Vancouver and Camas over the weekend.
The man who died in a motorcycle crash early Sunday morning was identified as a Vancouver man.
A man was found dead in a vehicle after an explosion in the VanMall neighborhood. Traffic is blocked in the area and the bomb squad is on scene.
Investigation must wait till police detective finishes role in an aggravated murder trial
It could be a month before the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney's Office makes a charging decision on a Fruit Valley shooting earlier this month that left one man dead.
A two-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 north of Castle Rock sent one person to an area hospital with critical injuries, according to Washington State Patrol Trooper Will Finn.
Troopers are investigating a hit-and-run incident involving a black Ford F150 pickup that appeared to have been driving aggressively and caused a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 southbound near La Center this morning.
A Vancouver woman was sent to the hospital after Washington State Patrol said she lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a tractor trailer on Interstate 5 south of Woodland early this morning.
A suspicious metallic object left in a staff bathroom at Tukes Valley Middle School prompted an evacuation of the middle and primary school this morning.
The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the homeless man found dead in downtown Vancouver as Charles Merrit Allen, 39.
A tractor-trailer carrying mail went off the road and overturned on in the 30300 block of Northwest 31st Avenue, southwest of La Center.
A Vancouver business owner with personal ties to the “Wendy Rose” sculpture is offering a reward for the return of the sculpture’s head, which was reported missing on May 11. The amount of the reward is determined by the quality of the tip.
A 3-year-old Hazel Dell girl was reportedly bit in the head by a dog, according to Clark County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Fred Neiman.
He's suspected of stealing merchandise, returning it for gift cards
A man whom investigators called a large-scale “booster” in a retail theft ring appeared in court Monday.
She spotted inmate walking along road as she drove to work
Brandy Boyer is thankful she was 10 minutes late in leaving for work Saturday morning. Otherwise, the Department of Corrections officer said, she wouldn't have spotted and helped capture an escaped prison inmate.
Man hopes to save vessel by saving from unemployment checks
Richard Beechler said he was homeless for a little less than a year when he had saved up enough from his unemployment checks to buy a 25-foot Owens cabin boat to call home.
A fire at a Harney Heights apartment that led to the death of a 66-year-old woman was determined to be most likely caused by improperly discarded cigarettes, according to the Vancouver Fire Marshal Heidi Scarpelli.
Interim Vancouver Police Chief Chris Sutter is back at work today after he collapsed Thursday, according to Vancouver Police Spokeswoman Kim Kapp.
Officers, relatives reflect on deaths in the line of duty
Many wearing black mourning bands attached diagonally over their badges, area law enforcement officers gathered Thursday to honor fellow officers who have died in the line of duty.