By Tom Vogt June 7, 2013 9:20 p.m.
Joe Barbera and his team will launch a cluster of three weather balloons and a modest payload Sunday morning from a field next to his house.
By Tom Vogt June 6, 2013 6 a.m.
Introductions to a range of family-friendly outdoor activities -- including fishing, disc golf and archery -- will be part of Saturday's Get Outdoors Day at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.
By Tom Vogt May 29, 2013 6 a.m.
The family tragedy that killed three Clark County people was summarized in two intriguing sentences:
By Tom Vogt May 27, 2013 6 a.m.
Two Civil War sailors who died in 1862 finally are in a position to be honored by their nation on Memorial Day.
By Tom Vogt May 26, 2013 6 a.m.
The site of the first permanent U.S. Army post in the Northwest will be the setting Monday for Clark County's biggest Memorial Day observance.
By Tom Vogt May 23, 2013 6 a.m.
When our World War I allies needed a steady flow of new aircraft in 1917, Vancouver became the key to that supply stream.
By Tom Vogt May 22, 2013 6 a.m.
From the shore along Vancouver Lake, you can see ospreys slice through the sky, then suddenly wheel around and plunge toward a target in the water.
By Tom Vogt May 4, 2013 12 a.m.
AMBOY — Luke Johnson's excursion ride doubles as a steam-powered time machine.
By Tom Vogt April 30, 2013 6 a.m.
Historian Richard Etulain will discuss Abraham Lincoln's significant impact on the Pacific Northwest during the Civil War at this year's fundraising dinner for the Clark County Historical Museum.
By Tom Vogt April 15, 2013 9:54 p.m.
Several of almost 30 Vancouver-area runners in the Boston marathon report their experiences.
By Tom Vogt April 11, 2013 7:33 p.m.
Robert Gates worked for eight American presidents, but the leader who inspired him most, said the former secretary of defense, was a person he’d never met. That leader was Gen. George Marshall.
By Tom Vogt April 4, 2013 6 a.m.
The Backpack Program didn't take long to outgrow its initial clientele of 75 children. It didn't take long to outgrow its namesake, either.
By Tom Vogt April 3, 2013 6 a.m.
Twenty-six area schools have been honored for achievement by state public education officials, including one school that's among the highest achievers in Washington.
By Tom Vogt March 29, 2013 5:30 p.m.
Cpl. Hugh Beirne arrived in 1849 after his Army artillery regiment was shipped around the tip of South America.
By Tom Vogt March 25, 2013 6 a.m.
Vancouver just saw a mini-flurry of diplomatic activity, with top West Coast consular officials from Great Britain and Russia visiting to firm up some relationships.
By Tom Vogt March 20, 2013 8:33 p.m.
Following a dispute over management of Pearson Air Museum, Russian officials made sure Wednesday that their artifacts linked to the history-making Chkalov flight were still in good hands.
By Tom Vogt March 18, 2013 6:14 p.m.
Erin Iwata and her boys went home Monday with a book about raising baby chicks, as well as a few other books for the gardening season.
By Tom Vogt March 18, 2013 6:22 p.m.
The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee announced that it will advance U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler’s proposed legislation on the Pearson Air Museum to markup on Wednesday.
By Tom Vogt March 15, 2013 6:42 p.m.
America's national parks have a lot of human stories to share. A Vancouver researcher is breaking new ground in telling them, which is why Brett Oppegaard is the National Park Service's 2012 volunteer of the year.
By Tom Vogt March 8, 2013 9 p.m.
It isn't always enough to eliminate potential problems. Sometimes you just have to solve them.
By Tom Vogt February 27, 2013 6 a.m.
LA CENTER — The story of the old sewing machine reflects some of the historical influences that brought people to Clark County in the past 150 years.
By Tom Vogt February 26, 2013 7:04 p.m.
RIDGEFIELD — As John Reagle relaxed with a beer and burger before his band took the stage, he looked up at the ceiling of the night club.
By Tom Vogt February 24, 2013 5:59 a.m.
As anyone who grew up in Clark County can attest, thousands of acres of farm land have been paved over and populated with houses.
By Tom Vogt February 17, 2013 6 a.m.
There is serious artwork on these warriors, created as tributes to fallen comrades or to signal a personal peace with a 40-year-old war.
By Tom Vogt February 4, 2013 6:01 a.m.
In the family photograph of the five Hall children, 11-year-old Harley is right in the middle. He's wearing a leather aviator's helmet, with the goggles pulled up on his forehead.