By Paul Suarez December 2, 2013 6 a.m.
RIDGEFIELD — The final bell echoes over the campus of Ridgefield High School at 2:45 p.m. on an overcast day in early November. Students filter out of the building, passing freshly planted trees, dirt and gravel as crews work on an expansion to the building on the back of the campus. Across the street a man wearing khaki pants and a ribbed black sweater stands, watching.
Washington State Patrol is shutting down Interstate 5 southbound near Woodland after a crash.
By Paul Suarez August 5, 2013 6:45 p.m.
A procession with local firefighters traveled from the Cascade Park area to Hazel Dell Monday morning to honor former Vancouver Fire Department Capt. Carl Murray
By Paul Suarez March 11, 2013 8:52 p.m.
A search for a possible missing hiker in Skamania County was suspended at dark, authorities said.
By Paul Suarez March 8, 2013 6:04 p.m.
Six people and one dog were honored Friday morning at Real Heroes Breakfast for taking action to help others. About 700 people packed into the Hilton Vancouver Washington to attend the event, the only fundraiser for the American Red Cross of Southwest Washington.
The alleged driver of a car that crashed into a Hazel Dell residence early Friday morning was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.
By Paul Suarez January 3, 2013 3:54 p.m.
Police on Wednesday afternoon recovered the body of a man who was associated with an empty kayak found in the Columbia River last week.
By Paul Suarez January 1, 2013 6:14 p.m.
It looks a bit like a grenade launcher and fires sponge batons at speeds similar to baseballs thrown by a major league pitcher. And, it's one of local police agencies' options to stop people who are potentially armed and not following police commands.
By Paul Suarez December 28, 2012 2:48 p.m.
Three people who were allegedly pointing an Airsoft gun at other cars prompted the temporary lockdown of an east Vancouver department store Friday.
By Paul Suarez December 27, 2012 8:41 p.m.
A 21-year-old Vancouver man injured in a fatal crash in late November improved slightly in a local hospital.
By Paul Suarez December 19, 2012 10:44 p.m.
Sheriff's deputies determined Tuesday afternoon that the weapon a 17-year-old student brought to the Skyview High School parking lot last week was a pellet gun that did not appear to be functional.
By Paul Suarez December 18, 2012 8:19 p.m.
A burglary in progress apparently prompted a lockdown at Columbia River High School a few minutes before students were scheduled to be let out for the day.
By Paul Suarez December 18, 2012 8:20 p.m.
Clark County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a driver apparently involved in a hit-and-run who allegedly pulled a gun on a witness Monday night.
A central Washington wildfire that scorched more than 23,000 acres last summer was caused by construction crews working under a Ridgefield-based contractor, a state investigation has found.
By Paul Suarez December 14, 2012 5:22 p.m.
Fort Vancouver High School was placed in lockdown Friday afternoon after a passerby reported seeing someone shooting a pellet gun at geese, according to Vancouver Public Schools.
A 16-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of felony possession of a stolen firearm, possessing a dangerous weapon on school grounds and second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm after a teacher discovered a weapon at Evergreen High School, police said.
By Paul Suarez December 10, 2012 9:25 p.m.
Joseph Reilly, the 21-year-old man critically injured in a fatal car crash in Hazel Dell last month, has improved slightly at a local hospital.
By Paul Suarez December 10, 2012 6:02 a.m.
Gordon Page of East Vancouver reports he and his wife have received multiple scam calls in the past few months.
By Paul Suarez December 7, 2012 6 a.m.
Doctors told Tyler Burton's family that the 21-year-old wouldn't survive after suffering serious head injuries in California in late October.
By Paul Suarez December 5, 2012 10:53 a.m.
Vancouver police are responding to a reported armed robbery near Carter Park in west Vancouver.
By Paul Suarez December 5, 2012 6:53 a.m.
A security video showing the abduction of an Alaska barista is unnerving on its own, but it only hints at the horror ahead for the 18-year-old woman.