By John Branton April 19, 2012 6 a.m.
A Newberg, Ore., woman was fatally injured Tuesday when she lost control of her small car and was hit on the driver side by a truck.
By John Branton April 18, 2012 7:56 p.m.
Two people and their puppy left their home north of Hockinson safely on Wednesday after a wood stove insert caught fire and it spread to wood framing around it.
The Washington State Patrol has arrested for alleged DUI a driver who rearended a stopped school bus with 10 children on board.
By John Branton April 11, 2012 3:33 p.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that jail officers may conduct strip searches any time they want -- even for the most minor crimes and when there’s no evidence of contraband such as weapons or drugs.
Vancouver firefighters on Monday afternoon came to the rescue of a boy who was stuck 40 feet up a tree. Two brothers, ages 7 and 10, climbed the tree at 8821 N.E. 104th St. in the Sunnyside neighborhood, said Capt. Dave James, a Vancouver Fire Department spokesman.
By John Branton April 7, 2012 6 a.m.
Vancouver resident Art Stubbs lives more than 3,000 miles away from where Trayvon Martin was shot and killed in February, reportedly by a neighborhood watch volunteer, in Sanford, Fla. But he said he still feels sadness and outrage about the young man’s death.
By John Branton April 6, 2012 10:47 a.m.
A Long Beach woman was released after the hospital after a rollover crash on state Highway 14 late Thursday, April 5.
Crews now are trying to rescue a man who is at the bottom of a 100-foot cliff in the Pekin Ferry area, along the North Fork of the Lewis River.
By John Branton April 3, 2012 4:25 p.m.
Gene Tomlinson, who is from Vancouver, said he was a few hundred yards away from the tornado’s path when it ripped through a truck yard adjacent to his truck stop.
By John Branton April 2, 2012 8:37 p.m.
Clark County sheriff's deputies and the medical examiner are investigating the case of a body found in a van about noon Monday.
By John Branton March 30, 2012 6 a.m.
Battle Ground police are hoping someone will look at a security video image of a man who robbed the IQ Minit Mart. A detective is seeking a tip as to who he might be.
By John Branton March 28, 2012 11:06 p.m.
Vancouver police detectives, after setting up surveillance at two east Vancouver homes Wednesday, said they have arrested two men in the March 20 armed robbery of the Best Western Hotel in the Fircrest area.
By John Branton March 27, 2012 10:24 p.m.
A man with a knife held up the IQ Mart in Battle Ground Tuesday night and fled with some cash and lots of cigarettes.
By John Branton March 27, 2012 6:05 p.m.
A student on an Evergreen Public Schools bus allegedly assaulted another with pepper spray about 4:20 p.m. Tuesday.
By John Branton March 26, 2012 5:24 p.m.
Nine minutes after a man fled from a stolen car, an officer with a tracking dog captured him hiding in a garage in Vancouver's Uptown Village.
By John Branton March 25, 2012 6 a.m.
Portland police are hoping someone who saw 13-year-old Ayla Venavle of Vancouver in Portland after 3 p.m. Friday will call 911 immediately.
Chuck Palahniuk's car was hit by an out-of-control truck.
A Camas flight instructor and a Vancouver teenager were killed late Wednesday in a plane crash near Goble, Ore.
By John Branton March 15, 2012 6 a.m.
RIDGEFIELD -- State Trooper Dave Hodel was stopped on the shoulder of Interstate 5 northbound in an unmarked SUV on Tuesday afternoon. For all the world he looked like an ordinary motorist with car trouble.
By John Branton March 12, 2012 11:07 p.m.
BATTLE GROUND -- A midafternoon fire that started in the garage of a Battle Ground home on Monday forced a mother and her three children out in the light rain and sent up a column of smoke visible for a couple of miles.
By John Branton March 10, 2012 6 a.m.
A Clark County sheriff’s deputy Friday intercepted a 40-foot lake “party barge” infested with invasive zebra and quagga mussels whose driver allegedly was trying to avoid inspection.
By John Branton March 5, 2012 8:55 p.m.
Two vehicles collided head-on late Sunday morning, state troopers said, after one motorist drove the wrong way on the southbound ramp from Interstate 5 to 39th Street.
By John Branton March 5, 2012 8:56 p.m.
Four people including two children were taken by ambulance to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center late Monday morning after a two-car collision at Northeast 29th Avenue and 219th Street, also known as state Highway 502.
By John Branton February 29, 2012 3:27 p.m.
Officials on Wednesday afternoon revealed the name of the woman who accidentally drowned in the Little Washougal River as Sheri Ann Mills, 42.
By John Branton February 29, 2012 6 a.m.
Last year, East Fork Hills Rural was rated the safest of about 100 neighborhoods in Vancouver and Clark County, according to statistics collected by the county crime analysis unit. So how does it feel to live in the safest neighborhood in Clark County?
By John Branton February 28, 2012 5:14 p.m.
A woman whose body was pulled from the Little Washouglal River on Monday died of accidental drowning, the Clark County Medical Examiner said in a bulletin Tuesday.
By John Branton February 27, 2012 8:41 p.m.
One of the students in a crash involving a bicycle that hit a student on foot near Cascade Middle School on Friday is believed to be a patient at Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland.
Washougal firefighters and an interagency dive team are preparing to recover a body from the Little Washougal River.
By John Branton February 24, 2012 8:54 p.m.
Shortly after 3 p.m. Friday, Vancouver firefighters rushed to Cascade Middle School where a student on a bicycle crashed into another student on foot, said Capt. Dave James with the Vancouver Fire Department.
By John Branton February 20, 2012 6 a.m.
TUALATIN, Ore. -- “Hands! Show me your hands!”
By John Branton February 20, 2012 6 a.m.
Several deputies with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office received training at Threat Dynamics, in Hillsboro, Ore., before the company moved to a warehouse in Tualatin.
By John Branton February 15, 2012 6:53 p.m.
An Oregon family is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the unsolved murder of
By John Branton February 13, 2012 9:19 p.m.
A Vancouver truck driver escaped criminal charges after he allegedly ran a red light and hit two other vehicles in Portland, fatally injuring one driver more than two months ago.
By John Branton February 10, 2012 6 a.m.
The paint was still wet Tuesday after a road-maintenance crew painted over graffiti along Northeast Padden Parkway -- when three teenage taggers came along.