A standoff that resulted after a report of an armed and barricaded subject at a Minnehaha-area home was resolved Thursday morning after the suspect was arrested more than a mile away.
By John Branton February 3, 2012 5:05 p.m.
Vancouver Public Schools on Friday warned parents that a sixth-grade girl was accosted by a strange man
By John Branton February 3, 2012 7:18 a.m.
A 15-year-old Ridgefield boy suffered extensive injuries after he stepped out into traffic on state Highway 502, aka Northeast 219th Street, near 29th Avenue on Thursday afternoon.
By John Branton February 3, 2012 10:49 a.m.
Portland police on Thursday arrested a 53-old man who reportedly turned himself in as the driver in a Jan. 28 hit-and-run that killed a Vancouver pedestrian, Jason Lee Grant.
By John Branton February 2, 2012 9:27 p.m.
Vancouver police about 5:25 p.m. Thursday arrested two suspected bank robbers at the Bank of America at Southeast 134th Avenue and Mill Plain Boulevard, in Cascade Park not far from the police East Precinct office.
By John Branton January 28, 2012 6 a.m.
We all know that being a police officer is a dangerous job, especially when they’re kicking in a drug dealer’s door or following a tracking dog into the brush after an armed suspect.
A father and son from Vancouver were killed in a crash on Interstate 5 in Lewis County on Thursday morning, officials said.
A La Center homeowner shot a suspected prowler early Tuesday outside his or her home, the Clark County Sheriff's Office said.
A pair of auto accidents in east Clark County left no one hurt but a reminder for folks to be careful when roads may be slick.
By John Branton January 20, 2012 10:40 p.m.
About 7:20 p.m. Friday, firefighters rushed to a house in flames at the end of 32nd Court in Ridgefield.
By John Branton January 20, 2012 9:45 a.m.
Vancouver police are hoping someone will help find a 24-year-old driver who allegedly hit a pedestrian in a marked crosswalk and fled the scene.
By John Branton January 19, 2012 8:56 p.m.
A 52-year-old woman was taken to a hospital Thursday morning after she drove too fast into a pool of water on the Interstate 205 bridge and lost control of a 2001 Chevrolet Tracker, police said.
By John Branton January 19, 2012 6 a.m.
A Vancouver truck driver was arrested Wednesday in the hit-and-run death of a young woman in Northeast Portland that occurred the morning of Oct. 4.
By John Branton January 18, 2012 6:59 p.m.
Vancouver police Wednesday evening were looking for a man who held up the U.S. Bank branch at 16415 S.E. McGillivray Blvd. in Fisher's Landing.
By John Branton January 18, 2012 8:18 p.m.
Vancouver police are hoping to speak with the drivers of two cars whose occupants may have witnessed a fatal traffic accident on East Mill Plain Boulevard in the McLoughlin Heights area on Dec. 29.
Heavy snow blamed for house fire.
By John Branton January 17, 2012 12:46 p.m.
A man was detained by Vancouver Police officers late Monday night after allegedly assaulting some of his family members and fleeing into a field, according to emergency radio traffic monitored by The Columbian.
By John Branton January 17, 2012 12:52 p.m.
Icy conditions in north Clark County late Monday afternoon helped at least six cars into ditches in the area of Munch, Reid and Grantham roads around Fargher Lake, and Kelly Road, which runs north of Lucia Falls Road, a few miles west of Yacolt.
By John Branton January 12, 2012 10:03 p.m.
The cause of a two-alarm fire that caused extensive damage to a house south of Battle Ground on Wednesday morning was fireplace ashes left in a plastic bucket in the garage, an official said.
By John Branton January 10, 2012 10:09 p.m.
About 9:50 p.m. Tuesday, a one-car accident was found off Northwest Carty Road a half-mile east of Hillhurst Road in Ridgefield.
A fire that may have started in a flue has forced evacuation of Lapellah Restaurant.
By John Branton January 6, 2012 6 a.m.
The new Vancouver Community Library in downtown Vancouver is a way-cool, updated place that beckons everyone, for free, with five floors and a lot more to offer than folks might think.
By John Branton January 6, 2012 6 a.m.
The whole third floor of Vancouver’s new main library is for kids of all ages, beginning with small bright-colored lights in the floor that young children like to follow.
A disabled Vancouver woman is hoping someone will spot her stolen car and call 911. The burgundy 1997 Nissan Altima was stolen from the woman’s driveway in the Rose Village neighborhood between 12:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. on New Year’s Day.
By John Branton January 5, 2012 6:34 p.m.
The Oregon Department of Transportation warned at 4:30 p.m. Thursday that a boat fell off a trailer on the Interstate 205 Bridge southbound, south of Government Island.
A woman who jumped from the Interstate 205 Bridge died at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center after a rapid rescue attempt by operators of a Port of Portland rescue boat and others.
By John Branton December 29, 2011 10:24 p.m.
A middle-aged man was in “extremely critical condition” Thursday night after he was struck by a vehicle on East Mill Plain Boulevard west of Andresen Road. The injuries were “potentially life-threatening,” a fire department official said.
Troopers with Washington State Patrol District 5, which serves Clark, Lewis, Cowlitz, Skamania and Klickitat counties, arrested 14 drivers on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol over Christmas weekend, officials said.
A La Center man was recovering in a local hospital on Tuesday after being rescued from a minivan that ended up on its side after a crash Monday night.
By John Branton December 23, 2011 11:21 a.m.
Vancouver police say Salvador Flamenco, 38, a Chicago flight attendant, met a local resident on a fighting website and came here to spar at the Vancouver resident's home.