Vancouver police arrested a Yacolt man following a hit-and-run crash that left a man seriously injured early Thursday morning at Fourth Plain Boulevard at Northeast Andresen Road.
By Stevie Mathieu March 9, 2014 7:30 p.m.
Doug West didn't give up. A single father of two teenagers, he shared a room in a two-bedroom rental, and home ownership was only a dream. He applied for the Habitat for Humanity program but lost his job in the construction industry while he was in the application process. Employment is a requirement for the program, which helps struggling families become homeowners.
By Stevie Mathieu March 2, 2014 7:51 p.m.
The La Center woman injured Friday in a fatal wrong-way crash on Interstate 5 near Ridgefield was listed in serious condition on Sunday.
By Stevie Mathieu February 23, 2014 6 a.m.
When Roy Starkweather was a teenager, he hung out in a hobby shop that sold model airplanes, trains and cars. He couldn’t believe the hobby shop owners actually got to work there and get paid for it.
By Stevie Mathieu February 16, 2014 8:34 p.m.
The sound of young talent filled the sanctuary of Trinity Lutheran Church Sunday afternoon in Vancouver.
By Stevie Mathieu February 11, 2014 9:40 p.m.
Voters approved two Washougal School District levies, one to pay for new technologies and the other to pay for school maintenance and operations, according to preliminary results for today's special election.
By Stevie Mathieu February 11, 2014 3:51 p.m.
A student was detained today at Chief Umtuch Middle School after he brought a folding knife to school grounds, according to officials with the city of Battle Ground.
By Stevie Mathieu February 9, 2014 10:39 p.m.
A rollover crash Sunday night in Vancouver temporarily closed all northbound lanes of Interstate 205.
By Stevie Mathieu January 30, 2014 10:26 a.m.
A former Washington State Patrol lieutenant who worked in Southwest Washington was arrested Wednesday on multiple charges related to sex abuse.
By Stevie Mathieu January 21, 2014 6:05 p.m.
Police are searching for a man who allegedly exposed himself to a bikini barista on Monday in Kalama.
By Stevie Mathieu January 21, 2014 4:29 p.m.
A Ridgefield woman was cited for careless driving and failing to yield the right of way after a vehicle she was driving collided on Friday with a motorcycle in Milwaukie, Ore., according to the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office. The motorcycle's driver died of his injuries after being sent to the hospital.
By Stevie Mathieu January 19, 2014 10:14 p.m.
One person died and two were sent to the hospital Sunday night after a driver struck three pedestrians with a pickup truck in Vancouver and then fled the scene, according to Vancouver police.
By Stevie Mathieu January 12, 2014 10:29 p.m.
Police are investigating a reported explosion that injured one person Sunday evening in a home in Vancouver's Rose Village neighborhood.
By Stevie Mathieu January 12, 2014 6:03 p.m.
Scott Cook hasn't popped the question yet to his girlfriend, Brittany Weber, but the two were looking for something inexpensive to do on a dreary Sunday in January, and they decided a wedding expo would be fun.
By Stevie Mathieu January 12, 2014 6 a.m.
There are plenty of unknowns heading into the 2014 legislative session, which kicks off Monday in Olympia, but road improvements, government spending, health care and marijuana are likely to top the agenda, lawmakers from Clark County say.
By Stevie Mathieu January 6, 2014 3:42 p.m.
State Sen. Don Benton shares blame for a series of unprofessional spats he had last year with Sen. Ann Rivers, administration officials with the Washington Legislature have ruled.
By Stevie Mathieu January 6, 2014 6 a.m.
Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt's biggest regions of support in the 2013 general election were in western and southern Vancouver, while his unsuccessful challenger, Vancouver City Councilman Bill Turlay, pulled stronger election numbers in the city's northeast region.
By Stevie Mathieu January 5, 2014 4:48 p.m.
Camas and Washougal remain under a wind advisory Sunday night and Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service.
By Stevie Mathieu January 5, 2014 10:53 p.m.
A botched excavation job sent a 110-foot tree crashing onto a residential street in east Vancouver Sunday afternoon. The tree brought down a nearby power line, startled onlookers and caused Vancouver police to close the street for hours.
By Stevie Mathieu December 20, 2013 2 p.m.
Six people were hospitalized Thursday after a pickup crossed the center line on state Highway 30 near Astoria, Ore., and hit a vehicle containing three adults and two children, all of whom are from Vancouver. Oregon State Police is investigating whether the truck's driver had been drinking.
By Stevie Mathieu December 11, 2013 8:12 p.m.
Several state legislators from Clark County remain apprehensive about supporting a transportation plan that would raise gas taxes but include little in projects for Southwest Washington, they told business and community leaders Wednesday morning.
By Stevie Mathieu December 9, 2013 7:11 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, has another challenger in 2014. Democrat Bob Dingethal, 57, of Ridgefield, announced Monday afternoon that he’s running for the 3rd District House seat because “our Congress is dysfunctional.”
By Stevie Mathieu December 3, 2013 8:24 p.m.
Details are sparse on negotiations over a state transportation package that would raise the gas tax and pay for new projects across the state, but a recent draft circulated among lawmakers included less money for Southwest Washington than other parts of the state.
By Stevie Mathieu November 30, 2013 9:14 p.m.
Forget about the Columbia River Crossing, C-Tran's light rail decisions and whether county commissioners should have hired state Sen. Don Benton to head the Environmental Services Department. All of that should be irrelevant to the group of 15 freeholders tasked with drafting new rules for Clark County government.
By Stevie Mathieu November 25, 2013 5:59 p.m.
The infant daughter of U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler was moved from the hospital to an outpatient facility in California last week, and the Camas Republican hopes she can bring her daughter home to Southwest Washington by Christmas, her spokesman said Monday.
By Stevie Mathieu November 22, 2013 6 a.m.
Southwest Washington's share of money in the latest draft of a statewide transportation plan is a "pittance" when compared to the amount of money going to other parts of the state, Identity Clark County executive director Paul Montague told lawmakers Thursday in Olympia.