By Patty Hastings October 22, 2014 6 a.m.
Fall — it's the season when leaves change color, the weather gets cooler and more airplanes fly overhead. Wait, what? When wind direction shifts in autumn, air traffic from Portland International Airport also shifts, causing some people in Clark County, who didn't hear a peep of aircraft noise in the summer, to get an earful.
By Patty Hastings October 21, 2014 9:36 p.m.
A Battle Ground man involved in a Friday-evening crash in the Orchards area died of an artery blockage, according to the Clark County Medical Examiner's Office.
By Patty Hastings October 21, 2014 9:35 p.m.
A Vancouver man ran from the scene of a Tuesday-morning crash in the Northeast Hazel Dell area, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office.
By Patty Hastings October 21, 2014 3:31 p.m.
Two Battle Ground teenagers were arrested Monday night after people reported gunshots were fired near the 1700 block of West Main Street, which is west of Fred Meyer. Officers interviewed witnesses who identified two suspects and their vehicles.
By Patty Hastings October 20, 2014 10:57 p.m.
A man reportedly tried to rob a tanning salon Monday night in east Vancouver.
By Patty Hastings October 20, 2014 8:40 p.m.
A Battle Ground man died in the hospital after a Friday evening rear-end crash in the Orchards area.
By Patty Hastings October 17, 2014 9:18 p.m.
PORTLAND — Vancouver police volunteers swerved, spun, skidded and slalomed around the Portland International Raceway on Friday morning, sitting shotgun with officers who were renewing their emergency vehicle training.
By Patty Hastings October 16, 2014 7:15 p.m.
A Vancouver man racing in his car on state Highway 500 crashed into a tractor Thursday morning, the Washington State Patrol said.
By Patty Hastings October 9, 2014 10:04 p.m.
Vancouver police are trying to find the rightful owners of gemstones that were recently recovered in the Fircrest neighborhood.
By Patty Hastings October 9, 2014 6:11 p.m.
Vancouver police are looking for a 14-year-old girl who went missing Monday.
Water damage brought down the Clark County server this afternoon, taking county websites and email off-line.
By Patty Hastings October 7, 2014 8:17 p.m.
Vancouver police are warning of a phone scam in which callers claiming to be Internal Revenue Service agents dupe people into giving them cash cards.
By Patty Hastings October 6, 2014 10:33 p.m.
A Portland man was arrested after he allegedly caused a three-vehicle collision Monday afternoon on Highway 99 in front of the Hazel Dell WinCo and then left the scene.
By Patty Hastings October 5, 2014 6 a.m.
When Kari Sullivan's 14-year-old son, Nick, slipped and fell in the bathroom at summer camp this August, the experience she had with first responders was frustrating.
A Fisher's Landing Elementary School student died after getting a brain injury, possibly on the playground at school.
By Patty Hastings October 3, 2014 3:12 p.m.
An elderly couple was robbed at their home in Clark County Thursday night by a man wearing a Halloween mask.
By Patty Hastings October 2, 2014 7:13 p.m.
After spending hours looking for a handcuffed man who escaped police custody Thursday afternoon in Woodland, deputies came up empty-handed.
Clark-Vancouver Regional Drug Task Force members have jailed a dozen people after serving a search warrant at a Sifton-area home this morning.
By Patty Hastings September 24, 2014 5:53 p.m.
A decomposing body was found in a former rest area this afternoon next to the Interstate 5 exit ramp to Fourth Plain Boulevard.
By Patty Hastings September 23, 2014 7:35 p.m.
A Vancouver man found dead by a co-worker Sunday afternoon at the Weyerhaeuser mill in Longview died of sudden cardiac arrest, according to the Cowlitz County Coroner’s Office.
By Patty Hastings September 19, 2014 4:56 p.m.
A woman in an electric wheelchair fell off the Heritage Trail next to Lacamas Lake in Camas around noon Friday.
By Patty Hastings September 17, 2014 5:31 p.m.
An adaptive tricycle stolen from the home of a Vancouver boy with special needs was found damaged today by a passerby.
By Patty Hastings September 16, 2014 9:35 p.m.
A 9-year-old girl injured in a crash near Battle Ground last week remains in critical condition, according to hospital staff.
By Patty Hastings September 11, 2014 6:31 p.m.
On the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks Thursday, Vancouver city officials recalled the events and sacrifices of that day. Remembrance ceremonies around the country came on the heels of President Barack Obama's announcement to the nation Wednesday night that he'll authorize direct attacks against the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria.