By Patty Hastings December 23, 2014 7:33 p.m.
A local man who went to prison for the 2009 hit-and-run death of a popular Hudson's Bay High School teacher was back in Clark County Superior Court on Tuesday. Antonio E. Cellestine, 23, was arraigned on suspicion of selling drugs at a west Vancouver apartment complex and driving with a suspended license.
By Patty Hastings December 22, 2014 7:46 p.m.
Chuck Atkins was sworn in as Clark County sheriff in a standing-room-only ceremony Monday afternoon at the Public Service Center. Atkins' family alone took up three rows of chairs, while county officials and law enforcement crowded into the back of the sixth floor hearing room.
By Patty Hastings December 18, 2014 9:48 p.m.
The Clark County Event Center turned into a kind of Christmas factory on Thursday evening. Toys of all kinds were piled high on the floor — everything from board games and balls to Barbie dolls and bikes. People gathered around tables swiftly wrapping gifts, and an assembly line of volunteers boxed food for holiday meals.
By Patty Hastings December 17, 2014 5:11 p.m.
Police arrested an east Vancouver couple who were allegedly selling marijuana through a slot in the front door of their house.
By Patty Hastings December 16, 2014 8:11 p.m.
Last winter, Fire District 6 firefighters rushed to help a woman who was having a heart attack. But when they got to where the map said her house was, they couldn't find it.
By Patty Hastings December 15, 2014 7:43 p.m.
"How much have you smoked tonight?" "How long has it been since you used?" "Do you have a legal amount of weed on you tonight?" Since the legalization of marijuana, Washington State Patrol troopers are finding themselves asking these questions more often. Although they have always looked for signs of drug impairment as part of their road patrols, they've become more in tune with drivers who appear to be driving high.
By Patty Hastings December 15, 2014 5:41 p.m.
A fire that destroyed a house Friday evening and left a Vancouver family with nothing was caused by an unattended candle, according to the fire marshal.
Rich Irvine is the kind of man who would stop to help after seeing a crash, his friends and family said. The 63-year-old from Camas did just that early Sunday morning and ended up critically injured in the intensive care unit of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.
Rich Irvine is the kind of man who would stop to help after seeing a crash, his friends and family said. The 63-year-old from Camas did just that early Sunday morning and ended up in the intensive care unit of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.
By Patty Hastings December 3, 2014 9:01 p.m.
Attorneys argued in Clark County Superior Court on Wednesday over whether Christopher Warren, who was found guilty of child rape, should get a new trial due to possible juror misconduct. Twelve jurors reached their unanimous verdict on Oct. 31. But Craig Bowen, who was Juror No. 6, said under oath last month that he had accidentally read a few words from a Columbian article about Warren, which influenced his vote.
By Patty Hastings December 3, 2014 4:45 p.m.
The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the 31-year-old Vancouver man shot and killed by police last week during a domestic violence call, ruling his death a homicide.
By Patty Hastings December 2, 2014 5 p.m.
A Camas homeowner confronted a stranger in his house this afternoon, interrupting a reported robbery.
By Patty Hastings December 2, 2014 6 a.m.
Faith Moore waved her hands in the air like she just didn't care as pop music resonated around the room on a recent Friday night. The 14-year-old pivoted to the left and the right, and twisted her way to the floor, following the dance instructors' movements.
By Patty Hastings December 1, 2014 7:41 p.m.
Police arrested seven people at a Vancouver Target on Black Friday, interrupting an alleged organized retail theft scheme that may have hit other Targets around the Portland metro area. On Friday, loss prevention workers at Target, 7809 N.E. Vancouver Plaza Drive, were told that a group of people had committed thefts earlier in the day at the Jantzen Beach and Mall 205 Target locations in Portland, according to Vancouver police spokeswoman Kim Kapp. They also attempted to steal from the same Vancouver Target earlier in the day, police said.
By Patty Hastings November 20, 2014 8:27 p.m.
Four people were arrested this morning after a disturbance at a rural home east of Woodland, where a man allegedly fired an illegal shotgun in an attempt to get someone to leave the property.
By Patty Hastings November 20, 2014 3:01 p.m.
A pair of Larch Corrections Center inmates walked away from a highway work crew assignment and went to the mall.
By Patty Hastings November 20, 2014 2:21 p.m.
A Vancouver man was reportedly driving too fast on an icy Oregon freeway when he lost control and rolled a United Parcel Service double tractor-trailer this morning.
By Patty Hastings November 18, 2014 8:46 p.m.
Four local men spent the night near Elk Lake east of Salem, Ore. after their pickup got trapped in the snow.
By Patty Hastings November 14, 2014 3:25 p.m.
As the driver accused of striking and killing 7-year-old Cadence Boyer with his Ford Mustang on Halloween entered the courtroom Friday afternoon, he hung his head. Boyer's friends and family members, filled a pew in the audience and held up photos of the girl.