By Patty Hastings October 28, 2013 6 a.m.
BATTLE GROUND — After 40 years, George Lingle still has fire in his eyes. At 56, he's Clark County Fire & Rescue's oldest firefighter/paramedic, on the line doing what people often dub a young man's job. In downtown Battle Ground's Station 27, he brushes elbows with men less than half his age.
A suspect is in custody after police surrounded a Lincoln Neighborhood house early this morning.
Officials released few details after they found a weapon and ammunition inside Frontier Middle School on Wednesday morning. The discovery led to a two-hour lockdown at the middle school and adjacent Pioneer Elementary School.
By Patty Hastings October 22, 2013 8:41 p.m.
Businesses in Battle Ground Village were locked down Tuesday evening during a two-hour standoff where police talked down a man threatening to commit suicide outside of a restaurant.
By Patty Hastings October 21, 2013 11:31 p.m.
Justin Carey lifted himself from his wheelchair and found his balance before settling into his stance. As he stepped forward onto his new prosthetic right leg, he slid his hands along the metal railing for support. Pretty soon, the 16-year-old stood up tall and walked without assistance.
By Patty Hastings October 21, 2013 1:08 p.m.
A Kalama man who died Friday afternoon in a dirt bike crash on Larch Mountain was identified by the Clark County Medical Examiner's Office.
By Patty Hastings October 19, 2013 6 a.m.
Two candidates are vying for Position 1 on Clark County Fire & Rescue's Board of Commissioners after Richard Britschgi, who currently holds the seat, lost the Aug. 6 primary. The board runs the fire protection district that serves more than 120 square miles in Ridgefield, La Center, Battle Ground and Woodland.
By Patty Hastings October 18, 2013 6:21 p.m.
A Kalama man died Friday afternoon in a dirt bike crash on Larch Mountain in the Yacolt Burn State Forest.
By Patty Hastings October 18, 2013 5:57 p.m.
A Vancouver woman accused of hitting a Battle Ground teen with her car four months ago while he waited for the school bus was arrested Friday afternoon.
A local Iraq war veteran is still recovering after he was hit by a garbage truck in Vancouver late last month, crippling the right side of his body.
Police arrested a man for suspected drunken driving after he crashed his vehicle into a tree early Tuesday.
By Patty Hastings October 15, 2013 6:16 p.m.
Police are searching for a man suspected of assaulting, robbing and kidnapping three people early Tuesday morning in Vancouver's Central Park neighborhood.
By Patty Hastings October 14, 2013 9:07 p.m.
One life was rescued amid a group of friends' late-night ramblings. And the other life, during a cool morning as runners hit the pavement.
By Patty Hastings October 14, 2013 5:19 p.m.
A Vancouver man made his first appearance in court Monday for allegedly leading police on a high speed chase early Friday morning. Andrey Kaplun, 44, faces charges of attempting to elude, driving under the influence and possession of a concealed weapon.
By Patty Hastings October 12, 2013 6 a.m.
Clark County Fire & Rescue Commissioner Michael Lambrecht is facing off against Larry Bartel, the district's former deputy chief, for Position 5 on the board, which runs the fire protection district that serves more than 120 square miles in Ridgefield, La Center, Battle Ground and Woodland.
By Patty Hastings October 12, 2013 12:54 a.m.
A child who started a fire in the family's mobile home with a barbecue lighter caused an estimated $32,700 damage.
By Patty Hastings October 12, 2013 12:51 a.m.
Fire investigators believe a wood stove that was left open started a fire at a home under construction northeast of La Center
By Patty Hastings October 10, 2013 3:05 p.m.
Police identified the woman seriously injured late Wednesday night as 39-year-old Tanya Moser, of Washougal.
By Patty Hastings October 9, 2013 8:16 p.m.
Northeast 199th Street south of Ridgefield is blocked after a dump truck veered off the roadway and struck a tree, which took down power lines and fell across the roadway.
By Patty Hastings October 8, 2013 9:25 p.m.
Ridgefield School District Superintendent Art Edgerly announced his resignation and retirement at Tuesday evening's school board meeting. The board unanimously approved his resignation, which is effective at the end of this school year, June 2014.
By Patty Hastings October 7, 2013 6:01 p.m.
A large power outage impacted 16,000 Clark Public Utilities customers Monday afternoon in Vancouver's Cascade Park area.
By Patty Hastings October 1, 2013 9:41 p.m.
Knowing where someone's heart will stop is like predicting lightning, but when sudden cardiac arrest strikes, every second is crucial.
By Patty Hastings September 30, 2013 2:18 p.m.
A Portland woman was injured Monday afternoon in a rear-end collision on State Highway 14 near the Interstate 5 bridge in Vancouver.
A wet and windy storm could bring record-breaking rainfall this weekend, according to a special advisory issued by the National Weather Service.
By Patty Hastings September 24, 2013 5:54 p.m.
Vancouver police are asking the public to help them find a missing 14-year-old girl.
Fire ripped through a large pole barn Monday afternoon in the Duluth area southeast of Ridgefield.
By Patty Hastings September 23, 2013 4:54 p.m.
A major thoroughfare in east Vancouver was blocked Monday afternoon while emergency responders cleared a four-vehicle accident.
By Patty Hastings September 20, 2013 11:47 p.m.
Police arrested five men this week as part of an ongoing investigation into an alleged drug trafficking organization based out of auto repair businesses in Hazel Dell.
By Patty Hastings September 20, 2013 8:56 p.m.
Fire burned through a single-story house Friday afternoon in the Sunnyside neighborhood. A neighbor and a postal carrier who saw the smoke, knocked on the front door to make sure the woman inside got out safely.
By Patty Hastings September 20, 2013 4:34 p.m.
Police are asking the public for help in identifying two people suspected of stealing a wallet from an east Vancouver grocery store last month.