Stover E. Harger III
Stories by Stover E.
Damage estimated at $50,000
A grease that started on a kitchen stove spread into an attic, causing significant damage to an east Vancouver home around 3 p.m. today.
Thousands of honeybees relocated to Vancouver raspberry farm
She opened the door to a stinging sight: a flurry of uninvited guests buzzing around her downstairs living room.
Many flock to New York City with stars in their eyes. But Mikenzie Ames' dreams of a full-time theatrical career, unlike others who quickly fall out of the rat race, became reality.
What makes a hero? Is it courage? Strength? A flowing red cape?
The names of a father and son sculpting team will be emblazoned on history.
Living Hope Church collects 9.8 tons, enough to best 2006 Guinness World Record
Living Hope Church recently collected 19,600 pounds of pet food in seven days, a feat that -- when verified -- should smash a record held for seven years by a South African supermarket.
Dave's Killer Magic Shop a haven for local magicians to perfect their craft and pass it on to others
The smirking store owner behind the counter was curiously calm for someone whose wallet had suddenly burst into flames.
Gayle Beacock believes in the life-changing power of music.
She's deaf, but it doesn't define her.
Vancouver man, brothers, sister-in-law, dad get another shot at winning $20,000
The Washington family featured on "Family Feud" Thursday missed out on the $20,000 top prize, but won $820 and another shot at the big bucks.
Freys given a shot to win $100,000 on long-running game show
It's not often a family is rewarded for their ability to feud.
Downtown Vancouver Jerusalem Cafe's offerings often exciting, but some less thrilling
When Jerusalem Cafe gets it right, you'll have a hard time putting down your fork.
Business club students help guide Mercado Latino toward healthier food offerings
Members of the Hudson's Bay High School DECA business club hope that a simple concept -- steering shoppers toward nutritious foods at a neighborhood market -- will have a healthy impact on their community's well-being.
Vancouver develops two-year traffic-calming program to slow drivers
Some Rose Village residents fear lead-footed drivers blasting past Washington Elementary School are moving their neighborhood down a road to tragedy.
A black bear cub was spotted in Camas this afternoon, but seemed to wander back into the nearby forested area without any trouble.
When Vancouver rocker Rex Cabot Wilson fell down, dozens of local musicians jumped at the chance to help him back up.
Haunted house production company to unload spooky wares in rare sale at Vancouver site
For the right price, you, too, can own a monster.
Effort follows outbreak of stomach illnesses that caused the restaurant to close for a few days last month
Supporters of Billygan’s Roadhouse plan to bombard it with business tonight in an effort to boost sales in the wake of an outbreak of stomach illnesses that caused the Salmon Creek restaurant to close for a few days last month.
In honor of the holiday, test yourself with our tricky questions
Think you know your local Irish lore? Then it's time to prove your knowledge.
Hough Foundation's annual celebration reminds community of legendary educator
Minutes before the unmistakable moan of bagpipes signaled the start of the annual Paddy Hough Parade, the excitement radiating from the Hough Elementary School students waiting in the wings reached a fever pitch.
Clark County seniors say getting older doesn't mean romantic longing fades away, but relationship challenges remain
You're never too old to feel weak in the knees. The butterflies in your belly. The extra dusting of make-up you put on in the morning. The unshakable smile stretching the limits of your face. These are the marks of new love. It can put a spring in your step whether you're 16 or 86.
Adults hoping to broaden their education, whether returning or first-time students, must often balance schooling with work, children and other responsibilities. For them, the traditional college experience sometimes just isn’t feasible.
While they’re not all religious, most private K-12 school options in Clark County provide parents an opportunity to give their children an educational experience rooted in faith.
It's a fitting — and tasty — tribute.
Students from Vancouver School of Arts and Academics can get a taste of what it's like to be professional musicians during Niche Restaurant's Month of Jazz benefit.
Maureen Andrade vividly recalls the first time she truly felt like an artist.
Event celebrates 25th year for local fundraiser
Volunteers and participants of the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Vancouver will celebrate the start of their 25th anniversary year with a kick-off rally tonight.
Couple refurbish hillside mansion as a venue for weddings, other special events
The mansion on the hill had seen grander days.
Roots has admirable ambitions.
Northwest Harvest South passes baton to county food bank
After 30 faithful years helping feed the hungry in Clark County, Northwest Harvest South is disbanding.
Reader-submitted photos give glimpse into neighborly spirit
Our readers are quite the shutterbugs.
Hobbyists keep aging interest alive, as train culture loses steam
When 75-year-old David Dansky plays with his toy trains each morning, he's transported back to a special time when unwrapping a treasured Lionel locomotive on Christmas made him feel like "king of the block."
A viral goodwill campaign is inspiring people around the country to commit "26 Acts of Kindness" in honor of those killed during the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre last week.
Vancouver's Phillip Verry embraces his jolly alter ego
Vancouver's Phillip Verry embraces his jolly alter ego
Cherished memento, a reminder of late wife, vanished from yard
An 88-year-old Vancouver widower is praying for the return of a beloved angel statue — a reminder of his wife — after it went missing from his yard. DeWayne Ernesti said Adella Ernesti loved collecting angel mementos in a variety forms. She died in 2009 after years of illness.
Teen rekindles Vancouver dad's love for holiday displays
Brad Buchanan still remembers his father's knowing smile as glowing Christmas cheer radiated past them into Northeast Seventh Street.
There are myriad inspirations for crafting a homemade calendar.
Is Dec. 12, 2012 just another day, or does it signal something ... greater
When is a number just a number? And when is it something extraordinary?
Episode of reality show focuses on steam engines, airs tonight
Tonight's episode of an antique hunters reality series will feature Schurman's Iron Ranch, a 25-acre Ridgefield farm packed with metallic relics and collectible curios.
Esperanza Spalding will be featured in benefit for band, which is $16,200 in the red
Battle Ground High School Band Boosters are hoping a jazz concert featuring Grammy-winner Esperanza Spalding will keep the school's band program afloat another year in the face of a $16,200 deficit.
Bluewater Productions sticks with biographical stories in face of criticism
When working in any creative field, a thick skin can help temper harsh criticism. Darren Davis' hide can be as thin as a page of one of his comic books.