Battle Ground garage fire stopped before it could spread

By Mark Bowder March 29, 2014 7:52 p.m.

Firefighters in Battle Ground stopped a garage fire before it could spread to the rest of the house, according to Clark County Fire & Rescue.

Motorcyclist killed in freeway crash north of Vancouver

By Mark Bowder March 22, 2014 9:43 p.m.

A motorcyclist was killed Saturday night in a crash on Interstate 5 north of Vancouver.

Police: Missing Molalla woman may have come to Vancouver

By Mark Bowder March 22, 2014 4:51 p.m.

Police in Molalla, Ore., reported Saturday that a 62-year-old woman who went missing last week may have gone to the Vancouver area.

Vancouver police name officer involved in downtown shooting

By Mark Bowder March 15, 2014 6:32 p.m.

The Vancouver Police Department has released the name of the officer involved in a shooting early Thursday morning in downtown Vancouver.

Investigators offer reward in 'very suspicious' Vancouver fire

By Mark Bowder March 15, 2014 3:39 p.m.

Officials are offering a $10,000 reward as they seek the public's help investigating a "very suspicious" fire that destroyed a commercial building Friday in the Burton neighborhood of Vancouver.

'Most Wanted' fugitive Mosby dies of gunshot wound after standoff

By Mark Bowder and Patty Hastings March 14, 2014 10:12 p.m.

A man believed to be "Washington's Most Wanted" fugitive Derral Kenneth "Kenny" Mosby was fatally wounded after a SWAT team has converged on a home in Ridgefield.

Video leads to arrest of woman in two Vancouver robberies

By Mark Bowder March 8, 2014 11:18 a.m.

A 21-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with two recent armed robberies in Vancouver, according to the Vancouver Police Department.

Police investigate armed robbery at Vancouver head shop

By Mark Bowder March 7, 2014 11 p.m.

Police are investigating an armed robbery reported at Mary Jane's House of Glass, Mill Plain, 8312 E Mill Plain Blvd., in Vancouver.

Woman, son in critical condition one day after deadly crash

By Mark Bowder March 1, 2014 6:10 p.m.

Driver of wrong-way vehicle, 84, told investigators that he'd become disoriented while driving.

Vancouver man killed in single-car crash on I-5

By Mark Bowder March 1, 2014 8:29 a.m.

A Vancouver man was killed late Friday in a single-car accident on Interstate 5 north of Vancouver, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Neighbor saves dog from two-alarm Vancouver apartment fire

By Mark Bowder and Patty Hastings February 26, 2014 10:14 p.m.

Fire crews battled a two-alarm apartment fire in the East Minnehaha Neighborhood north of Westfield Vancouver mall.

One hurt in rollover crash on Vancouver freeway

By Mark Bowder February 22, 2014 9:59 p.m.

A motorist was injured Saturday night in a single-vehicle rollover accident on state Highway 14 in Vancouver.

High-speed chase through county ends in Vancouver

By Paris Achen , Mark Bowder , Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings February 19, 2014 4:43 p.m.

A driver led law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase that led into Vancouver and ended with an accident and foot chase on Main Street.

Serious injuries reported after car, truck collide near Camas

By Mark Bowder February 13, 2014 10:35 p.m.

Two people were seriously hurt Thursday when a sports car and tractor-trailer crashed near the intersection of Northwest Pacific Rim Boulevard and Payne Road in Camas.

Bank robber discards the wig he wore in heist

By Mark Bowder February 11, 2014 11:24 p.m.

A man wearing a women's wig robbed a bank Tuesday on East Mill Plain Boulevard, according to emergency radio traffic.

On top of snow: ice

By Mark Bowder and Stephanie Rice February 8, 2014 10:55 p.m.

Ice storm warning issued through Sunday night.

Ice storm warning issued for Vancouver through Sunday night

By Mark Bowder February 8, 2014 8:20 p.m.

A daytime of snow is turning into an evening of ice. Officials say it's time to stay home.

Fire damages room in Vancouver apartment  

By Mark Bowder January 14, 2014 10:27 p.m.

Firefighters were called in to battle an apartment fire in the Marrion neighborhood of Vancouver.

Storm brings rain, gusty winds to region

By Mark Bowder January 11, 2014 5:46 p.m.

The most potent winter storm of the season is bringing more wind than rain to the region today, with an even stronger punch expected this evening.

Shot fired during early-morning robbery in Vancouver

By Mark Bowder January 11, 2014 10:52 a.m.

A shot was fired early Saturday morning when two masked men robbed a convenience store in Vancouver, according to the Vancouver police department. No one was reported injured.

Fire heavily damages house near Battle Ground

By Mark Bowder January 1, 2014 6:18 p.m.

A pan of cooking oil left on a stove was blamed for an early morning fire that heavily damaged a home in a rural area near Battle Ground.

Fire damages home in Vancouver's Harney Heights neighborhood

By Mark Bowder and Tom Vogt December 21, 2013 9:13 p.m.

Fire damaged a house Saturday in the Harney Heights neighborhood of Vancouver, according to emergency radio traffic.

Freezing fog prompts school delays, closures

By Mark Bowder and Erik Hidle December 11, 2013 12:21 p.m.

Dense freezing fog has prompted school closures and delays throughout Clark County.

Motorist trapped upside-down when SUV slides off icy road

By Mark Bowder December 10, 2013 12:06 p.m.

A motorist was unhurt but trapped upside-down in her SUV after the vehicle went off an icy road east of Battle Ground this morning.

Abducted infant found safe; mother arrested in case

By Mark Bowder December 7, 2013 4:14 p.m.

A 5-month-old boy allegedly abducted by his parents from Child Protective Services was found unharmed on Saturday, according to the Vancouver Police Department. The child's mother was placed under arrest.

Driver who crashed into slough found alive, then arrested

By Mark Bowder December 7, 2013 3:17 p.m.

Divers searching for the body of a man whose pickup crashed in a slough in Woodland on Friday were surprised this morning when the man's brother arrived and told them he was alive and well in a house nearby.

Fire destroys outbuilding north of Battle Ground

By Mark Bowder November 23, 2013 5:56 p.m.

Firefighters faced exploding propane tanks and exploding ammunition when a barn caught fire north of Battle Ground late Saturday afternoon.

Police release new photos of bomb-claiming robber

By Mark Bowder November 23, 2013 10:31 a.m.

The Vancouver Police Department has released three new surveillance photos showing the man wanted for the robbery of two smoking accessory shops this month.

Warehouse floor collapses, triggers hazmat call

By Mark Bowder , Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings November 19, 2013 8:09 p.m.

A Vancouver warehouse building was heavily damaged Tuesday when a floor gave way under a heavy load of lead and collapsed onto chemicals stored below. Only one person was hurt due to chemical exposure.

Two hurt in evening accidents on Vancouver freeway

By Mark Bowder November 15, 2013 9:02 p.m.

Two people were injured Friday in two accidents in heavy eastbound traffic on state Highway 14 in Vancouver, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Juvenile arrested in connection with Rose Village stabbing

By Mark Bowder November 9, 2013 8:26 p.m.

Vancouver police made an arrest Saturday in a disturbance Friday that sent a 32-year-old man to the hospital with a stab wound.

Motorcyclist hurt in Highway 99 crash

By Mark Bowder November 9, 2013 7:06 p.m.

A motorcyclist was injured Saturday in a crash with a car on Highway 99 in Vancouver, according to the Vancouver Police Department.

Robber of Vancouver shop claimed to be armed with bomb

By Mark Bowder November 1, 2013 9:38 p.m.

The robbery occurred about 9 p.m. at Mary Jane’s House of Glass, 212 N.E. 164th Ave. The robber reportedly told store employees that he was wearing an explosive device.

Attic fire damages house in Camas

By Mark Bowder October 19, 2013 8:55 p.m.

An attic fire damaged a home in Camas on Saturday.

Fire damages house near Ridgefield

By Mark Bowder October 19, 2013 8:41 p.m.

Fire damaged a house on Northeast 179th Street in Ridgefield on Saturday.

Oregon murder suspect arrested in Vancouver

By Mark Bowder October 19, 2013 2:59 p.m.

A 41-year-old Oregon man suspected in an Oct. 10 killing was arrested Saturday morning in Vancouver, according to law enforcement officials in Jackson County, Ore.

Two hurt when pickup overturns on Highway 14 in Vancouver

By Mark Bowder October 19, 2013 11:04 a.m.

Two people were injured early Saturday when a pickup overturned on state Highway 14 in Vancouver, the Washington State Patrol reported.

Daylong search fails to find sign of missing Portland hiker

By Mark Bowder October 5, 2013 8:34 p.m.

Skamania County officials suspended their search for a missing Portland man Saturday evening after a daylong effort failed to turn up any sign of the man.

One critically hurt in ATV crash on Larch Mountain

By Mark Bowder October 5, 2013 9:04 a.m.

One person was critically injured early Saturday morning when his ATV crashed on Larch Mountain in far eastern Clark County.

Volunteers get upper hand on mobile home fire near La Center

By Mark Bowder October 3, 2013 7:13 p.m.

Volunteers responding to the 4:52 p.m. arrived to find a double wide mobile home at 33305 N.E. 102nd Ave. fully involved in flame. With limited staff, they quickly set up a defensive approach that stopped the fire's advance.

UPDATE: Flood advisory issued this evening for Clark County

By Mark Bowder September 28, 2013 6:21 p.m.

Blustery winds riding in with an oncoming storm system have caused downed branches and scattered power outages throughout Clark County.

One killed, two hospitalized in early-morning stabbing

By Mark Bowder and Emily Gillespie September 28, 2013 8:54 p.m.

One person was killed and another injured in a stabbing at a house in Vancouver early Saturday.

Man arrested after hourslong police standoff in Vancouver

By Mark Bowder September 28, 2013 9:26 p.m.

A report of a suicidal man in Vancouver’s Rose Village neighborhood brought an hourslong police response that ended with the arrest of the man, police reported early Saturday.

Demo derby car crashes through barrier, injures audience

By Mark Bowder September 21, 2013 4:36 p.m.

Two people were transported to a hospital Saturday after they were struck by a car that went out of control during a demolition derby on Northeast 239th Street near Ridgefield.

Fire destroys Orchards-area mobile home

By Mark Bowder September 21, 2013 10:34 a.m.

The fire was reported about 8:15 p.m in a mobile home in Sifton Gardens Mobile Estates, 5900 N.E. 131st Ave., south of Fourth Plain Road.

Early-morning robber targets Woodland motel

By Mark Bowder September 14, 2013 8:44 p.m.

A man wielding a gun and claiming to be carrying a bomb robbed a motel in Woodland early Saturday morning, according to the Woodland Police Department.

Monday vigil planned in Vancouver to protest U.S. intervention in Syria

By Mark Bowder September 7, 2013 9:25 p.m.

Local opponents of U.S. military intervention in Syria are planning a “flashlight vigil” on at 7 p.m. Monday in Esther Short Park.

Two hurt when motorcycle, van collide

By Mark Bowder September 7, 2013 9:15 p.m.

Two Vancouver residents were injured Saturday when a motorcycle and van collided on a cloverleaf on Interstate 205, the Washington State Patrol reported.

Camas residents escape serious injury when struck by wrong-way driver

By Mark Bowder September 7, 2013 10:46 a.m.

Two Camas residents escaped serious injury Friday night when their car was struck head-on by a wrong-way driver on Interstate 84 in the Columbia River Gorge.

Vancouver City Council hosts community picnic

By Mark Bowder August 24, 2013 6 a.m.

The Vancouver City Council will not meet at City Hall next week.