By Tom Vogt December 2, 2013 6 a.m.
Capt. Leander Gage King's regiment got lost on the way to Gettysburg. But even after death, he found his way home.
By Tom Vogt November 22, 2013 6 a.m.
John F. Kennedy never visited Vancouver. Unlike rival Richard Nixon, who drew thousands of admirers for a speech in front of the Clark County Courthouse on Sept. 13, 1960, the Democratic presidential candidate didn't campaign here.
By Tom Vogt November 20, 2013 6 a.m.
The three-day Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863 was a pivotal event in the Civil War. Less than five months later, its battlefield fatalities -- including a general who'd served at Fort Vancouver -- were the focus of another historical milestone when Abraham Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address on Nov. 19.
By Tom Vogt November 18, 2013 6 a.m.
When Dan Ogden recently told us about participating in John F. Kennedy's 1960 campaign, he happened to mention another notable aspect of that presidential race. Ogden and his brother were working for opposing sides.