By Patty Hastings December 6, 2013 11:27 p.m.
Friday morning, Sgt. Jason Cuthbert responded to one traffic collision after the next and pushed cars that got stuck on snowy Clark County roadways. By night, he searched for drunken drivers as part of the annual Night of 1,000 Stars.
News of a Vancouver woman's horrifying realization that she had live-tweeted the auto accident that claimed her husband's life went global Thursday, generating an outpouring of support and media inquiries from around the world.
By Patty Hastings December 5, 2013 9:26 p.m.
A Japanese man who set off to climb Mount St. Helens on Nov. 27 is still missing.
Vancouver police are seeking help from the public in finding a missing, endangered 5-month old boy. Jaxon Smith is believed to be with one or both of his parents, Summer B. Smith, 36, and Kasey McKernan, 31.
By Patty Hastings December 4, 2013 9:42 p.m.
In an achingly sad unfolding of events, a Vancouver woman unwittingly live-tweeted the fatal crash that killed her husband Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 205.
By Patty Hastings December 3, 2013 10:36 p.m.
The sheriff's office hopes to curb aggressive panhandling through an ordinance that would restrict where panhandling occurs and how it's done. Clark County sheriff's Sgt. Randon Walker hosted an informal public forum Tuesday evening to explain the draft ordinance and get feedback.
By Patty Hastings December 3, 2013 10:40 p.m.
Police are asking the public to help identify a suspect who bought items at Target with counterfeit cash.
By Patty Hastings December 3, 2013 6 a.m.
After living in Clark County's Green Meadows neighborhood for decades, an elderly Vancouver couple decided to move to Phoenix, Ariz. They sold their home to a younger, charming couple and allowed them to lease the house before the sale was finalized.
By Patty Hastings December 2, 2013 9:27 p.m.
Firefighters extinguished a house fire in Clark County's Andresen/St. John's neighborhood Monday night.
By Patty Hastings December 2, 2013 8:37 p.m.
Firefighters extinguished a house fire in Clark County's St. Johns/Andresen neighborhood Monday night.
By Patty Hastings November 29, 2013 8:05 p.m.
A 40-year-old woman was hospitalized after falling off a horse Friday afternoon at Whipple Creek Park in Ridgefield, west of the fairgrounds.
By Patty Hastings November 29, 2013 6 a.m.
Jerry Pugh keeps all of his wire transfer and money gram receipts rubber-banded together in a cardboard box labeled "stupid."
By Patty Hastings November 21, 2013 9:56 p.m.
Highway 99 in Hazel Dell was blocked for about two hours Thursday evening after a three-car collision.
Engineers are working to determine the best plan to prevent further collapse of a west Vancouver warehouse.
By Patty Hastings November 20, 2013 2:42 p.m.
Two women were injured Wednesday morning in a crash on state Highway 500 that police say was caused by tailgating.
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.
By Patty Hastings November 18, 2013 10:05 p.m.
Fire tore through a large home in Clark County's Sherwood neighborhood, killing one dog and at least one cat Monday evening.
By Patty Hastings November 14, 2013 9:24 p.m.
For more than a year, neighbors have been complaining about suspected drug activity at 321 W. Fourth Plain Blvd. They've watched people come and go during all hours of the night and seen petty crimes, such as metal theft, increase in the area.
By Patty Hastings November 14, 2013 7:02 p.m.
A pickup truck, big rig and jeep were involved in a collision that snarled Thursday evening traffic on Interstate 5 northbound, north of the Battle Ground exit.
A 15-year-old girl was arrested Tuesday for allegedly robbing a convenience store in Salmon Creek last week.
By Patty Hastings November 12, 2013 8:53 p.m.
A woman was hit by a vehicle Tuesday evening while she was crossing Northeast Gher Road near St. Andrew Lutheran Church. The accident was reported at 6:05 p.m. in the 5600 block of Gher Road in the Orchards area.
By Patty Hastings November 8, 2013 9:03 p.m.
A 32-year-old man was found with a stab wound Friday night by officers investigating a disturbance in Vancouver’s Rose Village neighborhood, according to the Vancouver Police Department.
By Patty Hastings November 8, 2013 7:50 p.m.
A Clark County man appeared in court Friday after he allegedly pointed a gun at a man’s head and threatened to kill him. Charges stemming from an earlier police pursuit in a residential area of Northeast Hazel Dell were also tacked onto his slew of charges.
By Patty Hastings November 8, 2013 4:52 p.m.
A Yakima County man was booked into Clark County jail Tuesday for allegedly being an accomplice in a 2010 stabbing at a gas station in Vancouver. Police traced DNA evidence collected at the crime scene to Gilberto Martinez, 29, who was arrested in Big Rapids, Mich., and extradited to Clark County on a first-degree assault charge.
By Patty Hastings November 8, 2013 6 a.m.
Reese Witherspoon stepped out of a Frontier Adventures bus parked in front of the Elbow Room on Broadway. After pausing on the sidewalk for a moment, she adjusted the large hiking pack on her back and walked inside the bar.
By Patty Hastings November 6, 2013 1:35 p.m.
A Vancouver man was sentenced to 92 months in prison Wednesday for being a felon in possession of firearms. Daniel Gene Hoffman, 38, pled guilty to the charge in U.S. District Court during the summer.
By Patty Hastings November 5, 2013 11:09 p.m.
Voters decided against spending up to $1.275 million on 20-year capital improvement bonds for East County Fire & Rescue, according to Tuesday night's initial election results. The fire protection district covers a 35,545-acre area that includes 3,605 housing units in east Clark County around Camas and Washougal.
By Patty Hastings November 5, 2013 5:07 p.m.
A Portland man pled guilty today to laundering money for local gang members through his Vancouver automobile dealerships.
By Patty Hastings November 4, 2013 9:08 p.m.
The northbound lanes of Interstate 5 in Hazel Dell were shut down for five minutes Monday night while police surrounded a man who was walking the shoulder and reportedly wielding a shotgun that turned out to be a decorative sword.