By Patty Hastings March 11, 2014 3:50 p.m.
A wanted man who led police to shut down a freeway rest area south of Ridgefield last week was spotted on bike about 100 miles south in Albany, Ore.
By Patty Hastings March 7, 2014 9:53 p.m.
One of "Washington's Most Wanted" fugitives, Derral Kenneth Mosby, is still on the loose after he was traced to the Gee Creek rest area off Interstate 5 on Thursday.
By Patty Hastings March 7, 2014 9:52 p.m.
A Vancouver investigator uncovered child pornography cases that led to the arrest of two men living in Tennessee and New York.
By Patty Hastings March 6, 2014 4:02 p.m.
A Vancouver man was arrested Thursday afternoon after he allegedly walked into a PeaceHealth Medical Group clinic in east Vancouver and used pepper spray on people inside the lobby.
By Patty Hastings March 6, 2014 7:06 p.m.
Police shut down the Gee Creek rest area along Interstate 5 south for several hours Thursday while they searched the thick woods for one of Washington’s most wanted fugitives.
By Patty Hastings March 6, 2014 1:22 p.m.
Four people were arrested on suspicion of drug-related charges Thursday morning at a house in the Battle Ground Lake area, as part of an ongoing drug trafficking investigation.
By Patty Hastings March 5, 2014 9:50 p.m.
Fire damaged a home Wednesday night in east Vancouver. Just before 8 p.m., multiple people reported the fire at a house at 3614 N.E. 163rd Ave. They said flames were coming from the roof of the house, according to radio traffic monitored by The Columbian. Arriving Vancouver firefighters found smoke coming from under the eaves of the house and fire showing in a back bedroom. The crew extinguished the fire within about 10 minutes.
By Patty Hastings March 5, 2014 9:39 p.m.
When Jack Phillips heard the screeching of metal, he ducked down in his tractor-trailer cab and hoped for the best. A massive steel beam tore through the truck, missing the 58-year-old Vancouver man by a few inches.
By Patty Hastings March 5, 2014 1:48 p.m.
An electrical overload accidentally caused a fire that destroyed a double-wide mobile home Tuesday morning in Clark County's Proebstel neighborhood, displacing two people and their two pets.
By Patty Hastings March 5, 2014 6 a.m.
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Fire crews battled a two-alarm apartment fire in the East Minnehaha Neighborhood north of Westfield Vancouver mall.
By Patty Hastings February 24, 2014 6 a.m.
To an outsider, the dilapidated farm house looks cold, uninviting. But, to Patricia Kent, 29, and her fiance, Dillon Haggerty, 29, it's the literal framework for a dream home where they envision sitting around a dinner table, eating food they grow themselves on the property's 7 acres.
By Patty Hastings February 21, 2014 3:53 p.m.
A Vancouver man was involved in a Friday morning crash that Oregon State Police say was caused by a dog in the southbound lanes of the Interstate 205 near Clackamas.
By Patty Hastings February 19, 2014 12:34 p.m.
The FBI is offering a reward for information leading to a wanted man who reportedly purchased a ticket to Washington at the beginning of the month.
By Patty Hastings February 18, 2014 10:21 p.m.
Businesses flooded and Northeast Fourth Plain Road closed for hours Tuesday after a van crashed into a fire hydrant, causing thousands of gallons of water to spew onto Fourth Plain between 121st and 131st avenues in the North Image neighborhood.
By Patty Hastings February 18, 2014 5:12 p.m.
A Brush Prairie woman died Monday night after accidentally being run over by a runaway truck that her boyfriend was trying to stop.
By Patty Hastings February 17, 2014 3:12 p.m.
A man wanted by federal authorities who was spotted in Yacolt last week was arrested this morning more than 250 miles to the north. Kody D. Olsen, 35, was tracked to Lynden by officers with the Pacific Northwest Fugitive Task Force, a branch of the U.S. Marshals Service, days after making an appearance in Clark County.
By Patty Hastings February 15, 2014 12:37 a.m.
A Yacolt woman came face to face with a dangerous fugitive wanted by federal authorities, who was camped out in a stolen RV on her property. Police say Kody D. Olsen, 35, considered armed and dangerous, is still at large.
By Patty Hastings February 14, 2014 9:36 p.m.
A 54-year-old woman was injured Friday night in a side-impact collision near a Northeast Hazel Dell shopping center.
Camas police say speed and impairment caused Thursday night’s head-on crash that seriously injured two local men.
Traffic in the Gorge is snarled after a landslide closed east Interstate 84 at Troutdale, Ore. and a fatal head-on collision near the Bridge of the Gods clogged state Highway 14, one of the detour routes.
By Patty Hastings February 12, 2014 1:13 p.m.
Federal investigators are asking for help in identifying possible victims of a sex offender from Vancouver who faces multiple child exploitation charges in federal court.
A crash involving a vehicle and a tractor-trailer Tuesday night on Interstate 205 near state Highway 14 blocked two lanes of the highway for about a half an hour.
By Patty Hastings February 9, 2014 6 a.m.
In two days, three separate shootings shook the city of Vancouver, leaving tragedy in their wake. A workplace shooting killed two middle-aged men; after an alleged drug deal gone awry, a young man was left dead in a field; and gunfire at a public health building injured an employee and triggered massive panic.
The two-pronged wallop of snow and cold air should slowly make its way out of the area tonight, as temperatures are expected to climb above freezing for the first time in several days on Sunday.