Amid Wednesday’s record-breaking rainfall, a tractor-trailer and three other vehicles were involved in an injury crash on Interstate 205 in Vancouver that clogged traffic for several hours.
By Stevie Mathieu July 20, 2014 4:34 p.m.
Anglers found a person’s body along the banks of the Columbia River near Woodland, according to the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office.
A man who was allegedly threatening members of his family with a gun was shot by a police officer late Saturday night.
By Stevie Mathieu July 6, 2014 4:25 p.m.
A dispute over loud music early this morning along the Columbia River turned physical when the two men playing the music assaulted the people they were arguing with and threatened them with a gun, according to the Vancouver Police Department.
By Stevie Mathieu July 6, 2014 7:53 a.m.
A Battle Ground man was hospitalized Saturday evening after a minivan crossed the center line on state Highway 503, striking his car and causing his car to hit a third vehicle, according to Washington State Patrol.
By Stevie Mathieu June 15, 2014 3:29 p.m.
Two people sustained serious injuries Sunday morning when an SUV rolled while taking a ramp from state Highway 500 to Interstate 205 in Vancouver.
By Stevie Mathieu June 8, 2014 9:11 p.m.
For many native people who have lived along the Columbia River and Pacific Northwest coasts, places have meaning.
By Stevie Mathieu June 8, 2014 7:50 a.m.
A man died and a woman was seriously injured Saturday night in a two-vehicle, hit-and-run crash in Salmon Creek that may have involved an intoxicated driver, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office.
By Stevie Mathieu June 1, 2014 6:31 p.m.
An off-duty Clark County firefighter witnessed a hit-and-run vehicle crash early this morning in Beaverton in which a pickup truck collided with a motorcycle, seriously injuring the motorcycle’s driver, according to the Beaverton Police Department.
By Stevie Mathieu May 25, 2014 6 p.m.
A Vancouver woman suffered serious injuries today after the car she was driving collided head-on with a pickup truck on Highway 26 west of Madras, Ore., according to Oregon State Police. Two passengers in her vehicle, one a Vancouver man, sustained minor injuries in the crash.
By Stevie Mathieu May 4, 2014 10:10 p.m.
CAMAS — Two Camas chefs faced off Sunday to prove who could make the tastiest, prettiest and most creative dishes in just 70 minutes.
By Stevie Mathieu April 21, 2014 8:34 p.m.
A fire that started Sunday evening in a grain elevator at United Grain was unintentional and caused no damage other than business interruption, Vancouver Fire Marshal Heidi Scarpelli said after reviewing logs kept by the Vancouver Fire Department.
By Stevie Mathieu April 13, 2014 10:17 p.m.
Two people were hospitalized Sunday evening after a high-velocity, rear-end vehicle crash sent an SUV over a guardrail near the Salmon Creek trailhead in Felida, according to Clark County Fire District 6.
By Stevie Mathieu April 13, 2014 8:55 p.m.
RIDGEFIELD — Visitors to the Cathlapotle Plankhouse on Sunday didn't just learn how native tribes incorporated roots of the camas plant into their diets. They had a chance to get their hands dirty as they planted dozens of the purple-flowering bulbs in a field overlooking the plankhouse, centuries-old oak trees and the Columbia River.
By Stevie Mathieu April 6, 2014 6:04 p.m.
It started out small. Albert and Kris Olson moved to San Juan Island to enjoy retirement, and they found themselves living down the street from an alpaca farm. The couple, who previously worked as auto parts dealers, decided it would be fun to get some of the fluffy, doe-eyed livestock for themselves. They bought two males.
By Stevie Mathieu March 30, 2014 9:42 p.m.
AMBOY — Years ago, quilt makers in this area would piece together colorful fabric blankets for employees at Amboy Middle School. If a teacher was expecting a baby, she'd get a quilt. If a staff member was retiring, a quilt was one of the parting gifts.
By Stevie Mathieu March 23, 2014 8:48 p.m.
When Michael Terry was a third-grader at Salmon Creek Elementary School, he wanted to grow up to be a professional athlete, have a wife and three kids, "lots and lots of money," and, when his athletic career wound down, he would open a trading cards shop.
By Stevie Mathieu March 23, 2014 9:01 a.m.
A La Center man died in a traffic collision on Interstate 5 Saturday night after he lost control of the motorcycle he was driving, was flung from the motorcycle and struck by a nearby car, according to Washington State Patrol.
By Stevie Mathieu March 17, 2014 9:20 p.m.
Vancouver City Councilman Jack Burkman came out in opposition Monday night to a planned oil-handling facility at the Port of Vancouver, saying the controversial proposal by Tesoro Corp. and Savage Companies is “the wrong project, the wrong place, the wrong time.”
A three-alarm fire caused heavy damage to a Hazel Dell apartment complex before dawn Sunday.