By Tom Vogt January 25, 2015 4:30 p.m.
As Harris Dusenbery approaches 101, he still has vivid memories of World War II. He can recall combat in the mountains of Italy, like the night of "shooting stars" he described in his book about the 10th Mountain Division.
By Tom Vogt January 19, 2015 6 a.m.
It's always nice to get a nod on national television, which is what happened a week ago on "Jeopardy!"
By Tom Vogt January 17, 2015 6 a.m.
Racks of jackets and stacks of coats were gathered up Friday for delivery to kids who can use some winter warmth.
By Tom Vogt January 12, 2015 6 a.m.
Maybe Henry J. Kaiser was the real maverick.
By Tom Vogt January 5, 2015 6 a.m.
John Leach's name was on a list of local Pearl Harbor survivors we ran on Dec. 7, when four veterans looked back on the attack some 73 years ago.
By Tom Vogt December 29, 2014 6 a.m.
Clark County companies played a big role in getting the ZooLights train back on track in Portland.
By Tom Vogt December 27, 2014 8:42 p.m.
RIDGEFIELD — Saturday's showers were no barrier to wildlife viewing.
By Tom Vogt December 24, 2014 2:36 p.m.
Here's the horse. Here's the sleigh.
By Tom Vogt December 22, 2014 6 a.m.
Talk about your old-school approach to architecture.
By Tom Vogt December 8, 2014 8:30 p.m.
History and heritage weren't just armchair interests for Margaret Colf Hepola. Hepola's 97 years included some transformative chapters of Southwest Washington history, and she wanted younger generations to know what came before them.
By Tom Vogt December 8, 2014 10 a.m.
Gerda McMillan has seen a lot of conflicts in her 90 years. In a recent story in The Columbian, she recalled the devastation of World War II; the post-war hostilities that split her native Germany into a free nation and a Communist state; and even a U.S. Army policy that defined Gerda and her future husband as enemies.
By Tom Vogt December 7, 2014 6 a.m.
When Martin Knapp woke up 73 years ago today, he knew it was a Sunday he'd never forget.
By Tom Vogt November 24, 2014 6 a.m.
For the last 10 years, Nick Giovanni's telescope saw a lot more garage dust than stardust.
By Tom Vogt November 17, 2014 6 a.m.
A confluence of November events prompted a local legislator's speech at last week's Veterans Day observance.
By Tom Vogt November 10, 2014 6 a.m.
Lumber, laundry and lice. Not exactly the sort of wartime duty that comes to mind as we head into Veterans Day.
By Tom Vogt November 7, 2014 5:54 p.m.
A local Army veteran who commanded military medical centers across the nation and overseas will be the keynote speaker Tuesday at Vancouver's Veterans Day ceremony.
By Tom Vogt October 29, 2014 5:44 p.m.
With a devil-may-care smile and his hat at a jaunty tilt, he looks proud to answer his country's call.
By Tom Vogt October 21, 2014 7:18 p.m.
On a clear day, Mount St. Helens is the dominant feature on Clark County's northeast skyline. But hidden in its crater is a secret landscape that has been viewed by only a dozen people; they explored two glacier caves in June.
By Tom Vogt October 20, 2014 6 a.m.
When a 94-year-old pioneer flew from Vancouver in 1924, retracing his Oregon Trail route in a DeHavilland biplane, it was an example of a historic figure going full circle.
By Tom Vogt October 20, 2014 6 a.m.
Even in miniature, the mill is immense.
By Tom Vogt October 13, 2014 6 a.m.
Raiders? Riders? Really, what's the difference?
By Tom Vogt October 9, 2014 7:56 p.m.
More than 50 years ago, Roger Hart walked out of a bank with an unexpected asset. It was the phone number for a rock 'n' roll musician with an ear-catching name.