Missing 80-year-old Battle Ground man found safe

By Emily Gillespie May 4, 2015 9:36 a.m.

A missing 80-year-old Battle Ground man has been found safe.

Three arrested in card-skimming investigation

By Emily Gillespie May 1, 2015 10:32 p.m.

Authorities say that three California residents are responsible for thousands of dollars lost in a regional scam that includes victims in Vancouver.

Vancouver man, boy arrested in burglary, assault case

By Emily Gillespie May 1, 2015 3:18 p.m.

A Vancouver man and a 15-year-old boy are being held on suspicion of attempted murder for allegedly breaking into an east Vancouver home and assaulting a 65-year-old woman on Wednesday.

Train nearly strikes stalled tractor-trailer in Vancouver

By Emily Gillespie May 1, 2015 3:05 p.m.

A train stopped before hitting a stalled tractor in Vancouver on Friday afternoon.

Police: Regional scammers hit Vancouver

By Emily Gillespie May 1, 2015 2 p.m.

Authorities say that three California residents are responsible for thousands of dollars lost in a regional scam investigation that includes victims in Vancouver.

Three people injured in early morning Vancouver crash

By Emily Gillespie May 1, 2015 6:59 a.m.

Three people were seriously injured in an early morning single-vehicle crash on MacArthur Boulevard near North Devine Road, police said.

Deputies on duty during jail homicide remain on job

By Emily Gillespie April 30, 2015 7:21 p.m.

The Clark County corrections deputies who struggled with a jail inmate who later died remain at their jobs as the investigation into the death continues.

Police investigate burglary, assault in east Vancouver

By Emily Gillespie April 29, 2015 6:57 p.m.

Detectives with Vancouver Police Department’s major crime team are investigating a burglary and assault that occurred early this morning.

More victims allege unwanted touching by Vancouver massage therapist

By Emily Gillespie April 28, 2015 9:51 a.m.

A Vancouver massage therapist is expected to face more than a dozen new sex crime charges after more alleged victims have come forward.

Vancouver photojournalist captures destruction in Nepal

By Emily Gillespie April 27, 2015 6:39 p.m.

A Vancouver man has witnessed first-hand the destruction and devastation felt in Nepal after a 7.8 earthquake struck the region Saturday.

Body found near Columbia River ID'd as Myanmar man

By Emily Gillespie April 27, 2015 2:19 p.m.

A body found earlier this month on the bank of the Columbia River near Kalama has been identified as a cook who may have jumped from the ship he was working on, officials said.

Vancouver police respond to reported pistol-whipping

By Emily Gillespie April 27, 2015 11:06 a.m.

Police have responded to Vancouver’s Parkside neighborhood for a reported assault with a weapon.

Reporter feels the heat when joining firefighters on the job  

By Emily Gillespie April 26, 2015 6 a.m.

Crouching about 10 feet from flames that race up kitchen cabinets in a blaze growing bigger and more threatening by the second, I feel every inch of my body prickle with heat.

Search for missing Vancouver plane yields wreckage

By Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings April 24, 2015 3:06 p.m.

Searchers looking for a missing Vancouver plane found wreckage and a dead body this afternoon on a mountain in Linn County, Ore.

Woman injured in single-vehicle crash south of Yacolt

By Emily Gillespie April 24, 2015 10:47 a.m.

A woman was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries after a crash early this morning north of Moulton Falls Park.

Pilot of missing plane bound for Vancouver identified

By Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings April 23, 2015 9:29 p.m.

A Vancouver man was identified as the pilot of the private plane headed for Pearson Field that has been missing since Tuesday.

Suspected intoxicated driver hits construction worker

By Emily Gillespie April 23, 2015 9:10 p.m.

A Battle Ground man suspected of driving under the influence allegedly struck a construction worker with his truck early this morning.

Attacks unnerve some Burnt Bridge Creek Trail users

By Emily Gillespie and Jessica Prokop April 20, 2015 8:25 p.m.

Two attacks in the past two weeks on a popular Vancouver trail have some walkers, runners and bikers more uneasy than usual.

Residents get free smoke alarms

By Emily Gillespie April 18, 2015 7:26 p.m.

Misty Starkey was standing outside her Fourth Plain Village house watering plants Saturday morning when she was approached by a group of people wearing red vests.

Spring cleaning at Esther Short Park

By Emily Gillespie April 18, 2015 6:57 p.m.

Amid throngs of people enjoying the sunshine, more than 50 volunteers converged upon Esther Short Park on Saturday to prune bushes, uproot weeds and spread mulch.

Deputies investigate rash of burglaries at Clark County Walgreens

By Emily Gillespie April 18, 2015 1:41 p.m.

Clark County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a rash of commercial burglaries involving stolen medication from several area Walgreens.

Police: Washougal woman deals meth from hospital room

By Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings April 17, 2015 1:49 p.m.

Police arrested a Washougal woman Thursday after they discovered she was allegedly dealing methamphetamine from her hospital room, all without drawing attention from hospital staff.

Overnight fire in Fruit Valley displaces family of five

By Emily Gillespie April 17, 2015 6:55 a.m.

An overnight fire at a Fruit Valley duplex displaced a family of five.

Vancouver police say man was pistol-whipped

By Emily Gillespie April 15, 2015 8:19 p.m.

Police are investigating a report of a man pistol-whipping a Rose Village resident.

There's a new sheriff logo in town

By Emily Gillespie April 15, 2015 6:12 p.m.

Clark County residents who call 911 may notice something different when a deputy responds to their emergency: a new look to the patrol vehicle.

Friendly approach to lofty goals

By Emily Gillespie April 15, 2015 6 a.m.

Sue Bluestein recently was named one of three recipients of the city of Vancouver's Mac Award, given to individuals and organizations for making a significant and positive impact on Vancouver's urban forest.

Vancouver woman injured in single-vehicle SR 14 crash

By Emily Gillespie April 14, 2015 9:38 p.m.

A Vancouver woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday morning on state Highway 14.

Deputies: Man's stabbing story was fabricated

By Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings April 14, 2015 9:39 p.m.

A man who told deputies that he was stabbed this morning by two assailants outside his Brush Prairie home actually made up the story, and his wounds were self-inflicted, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office.

Washougal woman who took own life remembered, mourned at gathering

By Emily Gillespie April 10, 2015 9 p.m.

Community members gathered Thursday to mourn the death of a woman who hanged herself Wednesday from a bridge over the Washougal River.

Man dies after hiking near Mount St. Helens

By Emily Gillespie April 8, 2015 9:24 p.m.

A Vancouver man who suffered an emergency while hiking east of Mount St. Helens on Saturday was rescued by a Navy helicopter but later died in a hospital.

Deputies ask for tips to help nab car prowlers

By Emily Gillespie April 7, 2015 11:21 p.m.

A local business owner who had his business vehicles broken into three times last week is asking for the public's help in catching the perpetrators.

Inmate's death in Clark County Jail is ruled a suicide by hanging

By Emily Gillespie April 7, 2015 9:45 p.m.

The Clark County Medical Examiner's Office ruled that the death of an inmate at the Clark County Jail last week was a suicide.

Deputy fired over 911 call returns to duty

By Emily Gillespie April 7, 2015 5:52 p.m.

A Clark County deputy who was fired for canceling his response to a 911 call has been reinstated after sheriff's office administrators reviewed the incident.

Detectives seek witnesses in fatal crash near Battle Ground

By Emily Gillespie April 7, 2015 12:51 p.m.

Detectives are seeking witnesses to a three-car crash Thursday near Battle Ground that killed a Battle Ground woman.

Woman in satisfactory condition after crash

By Emily Gillespie April 6, 2015 9:17 p.m.

A woman was in satisfactory condition Monday after a vehicle she was driving plunged over a 40-foot embankment near Stevenson on Saturday.

Medical examiner: Toddler's drowning in bathtub an accident

By Emily Gillespie April 6, 2015 1:55 p.m.

The Clark County medical examiner ruled that the death of a toddler who drowned Friday night in Woodland was an accident. The 1-year-old girl, Autumn Jayne Johnson, was found unconscious and unresponsive while taking a bath Friday night, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

Felon charged with second-degree murder in woman's death

By Emily Gillespie April 3, 2015 6:11 p.m.

When Vancouver police found the body of 19-year-old Daytona Hudgins at a homeless camp in the middle of a July night, the questions were obvious and immediate: How did she die? If someone killed her, who?

Grass now greener for military family

By Emily Gillespie March 26, 2015 6 a.m.

Mandy Hilkey got a pleasant surprise when she called a Vancouver landscaping company to give her an estimate on some yardwork.

Woman in serious condition following crash near Battle Ground

By Emily Gillespie March 25, 2015 1:21 p.m.

The Vancouver woman injured in a crash north of Daybreak Park Tuesday is listed in serious condition today.

Wounded Vancouver officer recounts gunfight  

By Emily Gillespie March 24, 2015 7:18 p.m.

At a mostly bare desk in an office with mostly bare walls, Dustin Goudschaal recounted the traffic stop that nearly ended his life.

Firefighters burn Camas house today for training

By Emily Gillespie March 24, 2015 9:59 a.m.

People may see smoke from Southeast 20th Street and 192nd Avenue in Camas today as part of training for fire crews.

Stranded Vancouver Lake rafters rescued

By Emily Gillespie March 24, 2015 9:45 a.m.

Two people are safe and uninjured after a raft excursion on Vancouver Lake left them stranded on an island.

Deputies search for robbery suspect in Andresen neighborhood

By Emily Gillespie March 24, 2015 9:25 a.m.

Deputies are out in the area of Northeast St. Johns Road and 78th Street in the Andresen neighborhood searching for a suspect in a robbery at a gas station.

Fire damages walkway posts near Columbia River

By Emily Gillespie March 23, 2015 9:33 p.m.

Several posts that hold up a walkway along the Columbia River near Interstate 5 were damaged in a fire early Monday morning.

Drive-by suspect eyed in 2nd shooting

By Emily Gillespie March 23, 2015 5:10 p.m.

A man who is already a suspect in a Vancouver drive-by shooting appeared in Clark County Superior Court on Monday to face charges in a different Clark County shooting.

Inmate at Clark County Jail dies after medical emergency

By Emily Gillespie March 23, 2015 8:58 a.m.

An inmate at the Clark County Jail died Sunday, two days after he suffered a medical emergency while being relocated, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

Ex-WSP lieutenant sentenced in sex abuse case

By Emily Gillespie March 20, 2015 12:23 p.m.

A former lieutenant with the Washington State Patrol was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison this morning for sexually abusing two relatives.

Police seize heroin, $85K cash in Hazel Dell drug bust

By Emily Gillespie March 19, 2015 3:08 p.m.

Two people were arrested in a heroin bust Wednesday afternoon in the Northeast Hazel Dell.

Fire damages house in Vancouver's Ogden neighborhood

By Emily Gillespie March 19, 2015 7:21 a.m.

A fire at a house in Vancouver's Ogden neighborhood caused an estimated $300,000 damage to the structure and contents.

Hazel Dell man arrested after shot fired

By Emily Gillespie March 19, 2015 6:46 a.m.

A man was arrested after shots were fired in a Felida apartment Wednesday night.