The Vancouver police officer shot seven times Monday has been released from the hospital and is recovering at home.
By Patty Hastings July 2, 2014 9:09 p.m.
When a 15-year-old girl smelled smoke Wednesday evening, she rounded up the five children she was babysitting and got them to safety. By the time they got out, the house was filling with smoke from a fire that apparently started underneath the single-story house. The blaze gutted a bedroom and the crawl space, said Clark County Fire & Rescue Battalion Chief Tim Dawdy.
By Patty Hastings June 30, 2014 6 a.m.
Local law enforcement agencies find themselves with some 'splaining to do when they interact with people online through social media. For the Vancouver Police Department, it's reminding people that their agency is in Washington, not British Columbia. And we're part of the Clark County in Washington — not Nevada.
By Patty Hastings June 27, 2014 9:38 p.m.
Deputies are puzzled as to why a remote Washougal home was struck by bullets Friday evening. The homeowner called 911 at 5:41 p.m. after three to five rounds struck the house, shattering a window. The house on Southeast 70th Street is in a densely wooded part of the Columbia River Gorge Scenic Area, north of Steigerwald Lake.
By Patty Hastings June 26, 2014 6:17 p.m.
A woman robbed a Columbia Bank branch this afternoon in the Orchards area and fled in a tiny car, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office.
By Patty Hastings June 25, 2014 9:27 p.m.
Bears are irking east Washougal homeowners who live inside the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is fielding complaints from people who reported bears rummaging through their trash, according to enforcement Officer David Hughes.
By Patty Hastings June 25, 2014 6 a.m.
Every time Officer Jason Ferriss starts his workweek, it seems like another handful of homes has cropped up somewhere in Ridgefield. The development in the small city is obvious to Ferriss, who spends his work day driving around the 7 square miles that make up Ridgefield.
By Patty Hastings June 23, 2014 4:41 p.m.
A Vancouver man was hospitalized after the tractor-trailer he was driving overturned on state Highway 14 Monday afternoon on the city's west side.
By Patty Hastings June 22, 2014 6 a.m.
Next time you pull up to a patrol car at a stoplight, glance at the police officer behind the wheel. How old does the officer look? Maybe 43? That's the average age of officers at the Vancouver Police Department, but that might not be the case for long.
By Patty Hastings June 16, 2014 10:24 p.m.
Starting this year, personal fireworks use in Vancouver will be limited to the Fourth of July, leaving officials to wonder how people will respond to the change. In anticipation of the coming holiday, the city increased its efforts to educate locals about the new ordinance and fireworks safety.
By Patty Hastings June 16, 2014 12:44 p.m.
The Clark County medical examiner identified the man who died last week in an east Vancouver apartment fire.
Fire destroyed two classic cars and gutted the garage of a home in Brush Prairie Wednesday afternoon.
A married couple died and a their son was injured in a shooting early this morning in an east Vancouver neighborhood.
By Patty Hastings June 8, 2014 6 a.m.
On a Monday night, just after sunset, streetlights cast West 13th Street in yellow. There are no cars, no people coming and going from the Clark County jail nearby, save for the occasional cop. Televisions are on inside the Dragonfly Cafe at the Clark County Public Service Center, but no one's around to watch them.
By Patty Hastings June 6, 2014 4:44 p.m.
A local U.S. Navy lieutenant’s commemorative watch, given to him as part of his Medal of Honor award during World War II, is missing.
By Patty Hastings June 6, 2014 4:39 p.m.
Police held the occupants of a stolen car at gunpoint Friday morning near the Interstate 5 bridge. The car, a 2007 Ford Focus, was apparently taken without permission by the owner's 15-year-old daughter, said Washington State Patrol Trooper Will Finn.
By Patty Hastings June 5, 2014 6:30 p.m.
Fire destroyed the kitchen and dining room of a home this afternoon in Salmon Creek near Washington State University Vancouver.
By Patty Hastings June 5, 2014 2:19 p.m.
The liquor license for Pauly's Nightclub in Stevenson was suspended Wednesday by the Washington State Liquor Control Board while police investigate an alleged drug trafficking organization operating out of the nightclub.
By Patty Hastings June 4, 2014 8:41 p.m.
A Ridgefield woman injured in a Friday night crash is recovering at a local hospital.