By Tom Vogt March 12, 2014 6 a.m.
RIDGEFIELD — Lori Volkman's reflections on life as a military spouse were midnight messages that bounced around the blogosphere. Now she can target her audiences. She's still sharing her perspectives as a Navy reservist's wife, but now Volkman wants to influence as well as to entertain and empathize.
By Tom Vogt March 10, 2014 6 a.m.
Renovation of the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site Visitor Center, which has been on the local wish list for a dozen years, has been approved.
By Tom Vogt March 10, 2014 5:59 a.m.
The Old Dope Pedaler? Or maybe a new take on the CRC? Those are just a couple of the ways this could play out. We've been doing a lot of coverage recently about legalized marijuana. The future of the industry is still uncertain, and the business implementation is a work in progress.
By Tom Vogt February 24, 2014 6 a.m.
Shirley Temple's recent death stirred up some memories about the time she passed through Clark County, thanks to a La Center woman who made the Hollywood legend a peanut butter sandwich.
By Tom Vogt February 21, 2014 10 a.m.
A home away from home in Vancouver for families of veterans receiving medical care is closer to reality. The National Fisher House Foundation has announced that it is moving forward with a facility for the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, which includes a Vancouver campus.
By Tom Vogt February 20, 2014 6 a.m.
Susan Tissot, who has been executive director of the Clark County Historical Museum for 10.5 years, will leave in May for a job in California.
By Tom Vogt February 17, 2014 6 a.m.
After almost three decades, the nation's second-biggest pharmacy chain is catching up with a Vancouver drugstore owner.
By Tom Vogt February 14, 2014 6 a.m.
BATTLE GROUND — When George Bennett was at Pearl Harbor in September, the longtime sailor went to the base exchange and bought something romantic for his sweetheart.
By Tom Vogt February 10, 2014 6 a.m.
Handmade valentines tend to be the most … well, heartfelt.
By Tom Vogt February 6, 2014 6 a.m.
Capt. Christopher Stover, an Air Force pilot from Vancouver who died a month ago in a helicopter crash, will be honored Sunday in a hometown service.
By Tom Vogt February 3, 2014 6 a.m.
This is 12th Man territory, so most local Super Bowl viewers Sunday were rooting for the Seattle Seahawks.
By Tom Vogt January 29, 2014 4:53 p.m.
Ambulance and fire crews responded Wednesday afternoon when a bus driver experienced chest pains at Vancouver’s Jason Lee Middle School.
By Tom Vogt January 29, 2014 9:42 a.m.
Charles Brown was a prosperous banker. The former mayor and his family lived in one of downtown Vancouver's showcase homes at the turn of the 20th century.
By Tom Vogt January 26, 2014 6 a.m.
The saga of John McLoughlin has gotten a high-tech retelling through a free digital publication. While the project represents new-wave story-telling, it also links to a soundtrack that's about as original as you can get, considering that Dr. McLoughlin died in 1857.
By Tom Vogt January 20, 2014 6 a.m.
Some of them have been missing for more than 50 years, but they sure haven't been forgotten.
By Tom Vogt January 6, 2014 6 a.m.
Bill Stewart turned down an invitation to spend that Saturday night on Mount St. Helens, which saved his life.
By Tom Vogt December 30, 2013 6 a.m.
Some locally made technology is getting a shout-out in one of the year's most acclaimed films.
By Tom Vogt December 26, 2013 6 a.m.
They're brand new images of a Northwest icon that disappeared more than 33 years ago — the conical summit of Mount St. Helens.
By Tom Vogt December 23, 2013 6 a.m.
Just as Vancouver was introducing its new police chief, we also got an introduction to the guy who'd held the job 70 years ago: the chief who created the nonticket traffic ticket.
Fire damaged a house Saturday in the Harney Heights neighborhood of Vancouver, according to emergency radio traffic.
By Tom Vogt December 21, 2013 1:02 p.m.
Accident was near Southeast 192nd Avenue exit
By Tom Vogt December 10, 2013 6 a.m.
A Marine unit in Afghanistan lost one of its own in October, and a Wisconsin woman lost her son.