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The fire was reported at 4:53 p.m. to a house at 13822 S.E. 36th St. Units arriving on scene from Vancouver Fire Department Station 9 reported flames coming from the house’s garage.
A Vancouver woman was injured Saturday in a single-car accident on the state Highway 14 ramp to northbound Interstate 205, the WSP reported.
A rape investigation by the Vancouver Police Department led to the arrest Thursday of two men by members of the Southwest Washington Regional SWAT Team.
Three people were injured Saturday in a two-car collision on state Highway 14 in Washougal, according to the Washington State Patrol.
The Vancouver Police Department has released the name of a man who was fatally shot Thursday at a house in the Fruit Valley neighborhood.
A man shot in Fruit Valley on Thursday has died of his wounds, police say.
Crews are on scene of a wild land fire north of Washougal that has already burned about 2.5 acres of slash, according to the state Department of Natural Resources.
Columbia Grain accuses workers of 'inside game' tactics
A labor dispute between grain handlers and longshoremen expanded Saturday when Columbia Grain Inc. announced it had locked out workers at its terminal in Portland.
Two 'people of interest' in fire investigation
Boys playing with fire admitted to starting fire that destroyed a vacant duplex in Vancouver's Ogden neighborhood.
One person was killed and another seriously injured early Saturday in a single-vehicle accident in east Vancouver, according to the Vancouver Police Department.
Police are investigating two Saturday evening incidents at Vancouver's Water Works Park that led to two arrests and one injury requiring hospital treatment, according to the Vancouver Police Department.
One man was killed and two others critically injured Thursday in a three-car crash in Vancouver's Rose Village neighborhood.
Workers use hands-only CPR and portable defibrillator to help stricken man
Workers at Metro Metals Northwest in Vancouver put their emergency training and equipment to good use Friday when a truck driver suffered a medical emergency at their business.
A 2-year-old girl was seriously injured Saturday when she fell from playground equipment at a Woodland apartment complex, according to Clark County Fire & Rescue.
An employee of Thompson Metal Fab was killed in an industrial accident Friday, according to the Vancouver Fire Department.
One man suffered a gunshot wound and a second was detained for questioning Thursday night after an incident in Vancouver's Orchard Park.
A SWAT training exercise near a busy intersection in the North Salmon Creek neighborhood is drawing the attention of neighbors and passers-by.
Two Clark County men were injured early Saturday in a two-vehicle crash in Brush Prairie, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Fire damaged the garage of a home in east Vancouver early Saturday afternoon, according to the Vancouver Fire Department.
A bicyclist was injured in a collision with a vehicle early Thursday evening in Vancouver, police said.
A suspect in a hit-and-run accident in Kelso was shot to death Saturday after allegedly opening fire on officers and deputies, the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office reported.
A Saturday evening fire did major damage to an outbuilding in Brush Prairie, but did not spread to a nearby home, according to Clark County Fire District 3.
The U.S. Geological Survery reports a 3.7 magnitude earthquake about a mile northeast of Amboy. The quake was widely felt but no damage was reported.
The fire at Juliano’s Pizzeria, 15606 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., was reported about 1:20 p.m. after a passer-by alerted employees to a large volume of smoke coming from the restaurant’s chimney.
A 19-year-old man was hospitalized with multiple stab wounds Saturday after an incident in downtown Vancouver. A suspect is in custody.
Shooter took his own life, according to law enforcement
A mass shooting at Clackamas Town Center in Oregon has resulted in three fatalities, including the shooter, and one injury, officials said.
The fire was reported about 11:30 p.m. at 7105 N.E. 339th St.
No injures reported in 3:34 p.m. hold-up.
Benton, Stonier maintain leads after Saturday tabulation session
Election watchers following two razor-thin legislative races will have to wait a few more days to see the impact of 1,178 ballots scanned but not counted by Clark County elections computers.
A routine check reveals 1,178 local ballot computer didn't tally
Efforts to close out the Nov. 6 election took a turn Friday afternoon when election workers discovered that ballots from 1,178 voters had been scanned but not counted, according to Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey.
Fire crews are battling a two-alarm fire at a house in a rural area outside of La Center.
Washington, Oregon coasts not threatened, officials say
A magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck the Queen Charolotte Island at 8:04 p.m. Saturday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey
The fire was reported shortly after 10 p.m. in Unit 12 at the Great Western Mobile Home Park, 16812 SE 1st St.
No arrests made yet in Matthew Clark’s death
Matthew M. Clark, 43, died of an apparent gunshot wound, the sheriff's department said in a bulletin issued Tuesday morning. It said the precise cause of death would be determined by the Clark County Medical Examiner.
Firefighters dealing with blaze at a Quality Inn also face standoff with man who may have started it
A man accused of setting his room on fire at the Quality Inn in Hazel Dell surrendered to authorities Saturday night after a four-hour standoff atop the fire-damaged building.
The crash is being investigated as a possible vehicular assault, said VPD Sgt. Mike Davis.
One of the rocks fractured wallboard and landed on an empty bed.
The fire was reported about 2:30 a.m. in the Paulsons Shopping Center, 7635 MacArthur Blvd., and firefighters were presented with a complication when they arrived on scene, said VFD Capt. Kevin Murray.
Blaze damages Quality Inn on Northeast Highway 99
Man arrested on suspicion of first-degree arson after fire damaged the Quality Inn in Hazel Dell.
The crash occurred about 5:35 p.m. at the intersection of Southeast 164th Avenue and 34th Street, said VFD firefighter-paramedic Kevin Stromberg.
Firefighters enjoy help from bystanders, luck in avoiding apartments, chemicals
A two-alarm fire that started in some tinder-dry grass burned nearly two acres Tuesday afternoon in a lot adjacent to an Orchards apartment complex.
Electricity from the lightning strike, reported at 3:43 p.m. as a series of thunderstorms swept through the county, obliterated the tree and jumped to the carport of a house at 1712 N.E. 279th St.
Hans P. Egger suffered head and neck trauma. Three others were injured.
The fire was reported just after 6 p.m. in a field in the 10300 block of Southeast French Road, north of state Highway 14 west of Southeast Ellsworth Road, said Vancouver Fire Department Capt. Kevin Murray.
A dump truck driver from Kelso was killed Wednesday afternoon when his truck went off Northeast 262nd Avenue and crashed, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office.
"Those cones are there for a reason," fire spokesman says after several cars drive over safety devices.
Temperatures blew past the century mark in Vancouver this afternoon, breaking a 60-year-old record.
A Vancouver resident was killed Wednesday when two vehicles and a semi truck crashed on Interstate 5 near Woodland, according to the Washington State Patrol.
A Vancouver woman was injured Saturday when her vehicle hit a barrier and overturned on the ramp from northbound Interstate 5 to eastbound Highway 14 , according to the Washington State Patrol.
Juan Salas accused of June 25 robbery at Salmon Creek bank
A bulletin from the Clark County Sheriff's Office said Juan Salas, 39, turned himself in after community tips led detectives to link him to the robbery.