By Tom Vogt August 25, 2014 6 a.m.
Jon Miles played trumpet in several school bands, from Sacajawea Elementary through Columbia River High School.
By Tom Vogt August 24, 2014 6 a.m.
Three Creeks Community Library will close for about two weeks in September for a remodel that will provide some new features for visitors.
By Tom Vogt August 18, 2014 10 a.m.
Mike Twist's job at Fort Vancouver puts him in a place that overlays almost two centuries of frontier heritage and American military history.
By Tom Vogt August 15, 2014 6 a.m.
That was a pretty bad sentence Vancouver's Damian Alabakoff wrote about twitchy knees and steam engines, but it wasn't the worst opening sentence of the year. That gem introduced a seafaring saga featuring a dead moose.
By Tom Vogt August 14, 2014 7:02 p.m.
Thanks to volunteers and providers working weekend shifts, electronic waiting lists for patients seeking appointments for primary care are down to zero in the Portland Veterans Affairs medical system, its director said Thursday in Vancouver.
By Tom Vogt August 5, 2014 11:16 p.m.
Democratic challenger Mike Briggs has a five-point lead over Republican incumbent Brandon Vick in the 18th Legislative District’s Position 1 race after Tuesday’s primary, but plenty of votes remain in play heading into the Nov. 4 general election.
By Tom Vogt August 4, 2014 6 a.m.
Clark County and its environs recently yielded a century-old distinction to another region of the state.
By Tom Vogt August 3, 2014 6 a.m.
The Columbia River has powered this region's economy for hundreds of years.
By Tom Vogt July 25, 2014 10 a.m.
Archaeologist Bob Cromwell has a new role at Fort Vancouver National Historical Site, as manager of Pearson Air Museum.
By Tom Vogt July 21, 2014 10:30 p.m.
The Clark County Sheriff's Office arrested an Orchards man Monday morning in relation to fires that occurred a few hours earlier.
By Tom Vogt July 21, 2014 6 a.m.
It's one of the iconic images in the history of human achievement: two astronauts planting an American flag on the surface of the moon.
By Tom Vogt July 17, 2014 6 a.m.
Ramming and priming, sure. But biting and spitting? They're all part of loading a Civil War-era musket. Several volunteers recently went through the drill — literally — to prepare for the historic weapons program at Fort Vancouver. Re-enactors honed their skills for the summer schedule of black powder shooting demonstrations at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.
By Tom Vogt July 16, 2014 6:28 p.m.
Several waterfowl that smashed through a helicopter windscreen caused the crash that killed Capt. Christopher Stover of Vancouver and three other Air Force personnel on Jan. 7.
By Tom Vogt July 14, 2014 6 a.m.
A 108-foot-long summary of local history is back in public view. It's the Fort Vancouver Tapestry, which is on display at the downtown Vancouver Community Library. The community-based piece of folk art will be exhibited through Wednesday in the Columbia Room.
By Tom Vogt July 7, 2014 6 a.m.
For such monumental research, the Mount St. Helens magma project is rooted in awfully down-home stuff. They couldn't start the world-class science until somebody bought a bunch of trash cans.
By Tom Vogt June 30, 2014 10:56 p.m.
Monday's shooting is one of several high-profile incidents of violence in recent years against local law enforcement officers.
By Tom Vogt June 28, 2014 8:26 p.m.
Authorities were continuing to look for a 25-year-old Battle Ground resident Saturday night after his unmanned craft was found, with the motor still running, in the Columbia River.
By Tom Vogt June 28, 2014 6:52 p.m.
Deputies now know what broke the window of a remote Washougal home Friday evening. They say a neighbor firing his 12-gauge shotgun damaged the home on Southeast 70th Street, in a densely wooded part of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.
By Tom Vogt June 24, 2014 6 a.m.
The spot that signified America's presence in the Northwest 160 years ago will highlight the 2014 "Summer of Archaeology" at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.
By Tom Vogt June 22, 2014 6 a.m.
Library patrons in Ridgefield, Washougal and Woodland can discuss their visions for new libraries at community meetings over the next few weeks.
By Tom Vogt June 10, 2014 5:21 p.m.
A $315,501 grant to increase its enrollment in aerospace education also will help Clark College enhance its presence in the Columbia River Gorge.
By Tom Vogt June 1, 2014 6 a.m.
It can be a freeway, a parking lot or a divorce court.
By Tom Vogt May 26, 2014 10 a.m.
Roy Devers really admired his older cousin — one of millions of young Americans who served in World War II.