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Detectives with Washington State Patrol closed the westbound state Highway 14 onramp to Interstate 5 for about an hour and a half on Tuesday to collect evidence in a fatal crash that occurred a week earlier. The responding trooper saw a motorcycle propped against a guardrail and treated the situation as an abandoned minor crash.

State Patrol examines policy after man’s body not found for 3 days

Detectives with Washington State Patrol closed the westbound state Highway 14 onramp to Interstate 5 for about an hour and a half on Tuesday to collect evidence in a fatal crash that occurred a week earlier. The responding trooper saw a motorcycle propped against a guardrail and treated the situation as an abandoned minor crash.

August 22, 2017, 4:08pm Clark County News

The Washington State Patrol is re-evaluating its procedures after a trooper responded to what appeared to be an abandoned minor collision but was actually a fatal crash scene. The victim of the fatal crash was not found initially.  Read story

Searchers find missing girl, 15, on Mount St. Helens

August 22, 2017, 7:46am Clark County News

A 15-year-old girl unexpectedly spent the night Monday on Mount St. Helens after she became separated from her hiking group and went missing. Read story

Back office catches fire in Skamania post office

August 21, 2017, 9:28pm Clark County News

A fire Sunday at a post office in Skamania County damaged a back office and made for some smoky mail for area residents. Read story

Fire damages home in Sunnyside area

August 21, 2017, 9:27pm Clark County News

A fire at a house in Vancouver's Sunnyside neighborhood caused about $47,000 in damage, according to fire investigators. Read story

East County Fire and Rescue crews and units from several nearby fire departments responded to a fire early Saturday morning that fully engulfed a log cabin in Washougal.

Washougal log cabin deemed total loss

East County Fire and Rescue crews and units from several nearby fire departments responded to a fire early Saturday morning that fully engulfed a log cabin in Washougal.

August 21, 2017, 9:27pm Clark County News

A rural log cabin located in a forested area north of Washougal was a complete loss, resulting in more than $500,000 in damage, fire investigators said. Read story

Travis Williams, 43, of Ridgefield was killed in a motorcycle crash on Aug. 15.

Motorcyclist lay dead near Interstate 5 for 3 days

Travis Williams, 43, of Ridgefield was killed in a motorcycle crash on Aug. 15.

August 21, 2017, 6:36pm Clark County News

The family of a Ridgefield man is looking for answers after he was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash, but his body wasn’t found until family searched the area three days later. Read story

The moon eclipses the sun above the Vancouver Community Library on Monday morning. The next solar eclipse will be viewable from parts of the United States on April 8, 2024.

Crowds gather across Clark County to watch eclipse

The moon eclipses the sun above the Vancouver Community Library on Monday morning. The next solar eclipse will be viewable from parts of the United States on April 8, 2024.

August 21, 2017, 10:55am Clark County News

Residents around Clark County collectively paused and looked upward Monday morning to take in the unique and rare light show created by a partial solar eclipse. Read story

Vancouver may give ambulances key to gated communities

August 17, 2017, 8:27pm Clark County News

Vancouver city councilors on Monday will consider allowing ambulances to have a master key to the city’s gated communities. Read story

Body found under I-205 onramp in Vancouver

August 17, 2017, 6:58am Clark County News

Troopers are investigating after a suspected homeless man’s body was found under the Mill Plain Boulevard onramp for Interstate 205 in Vancouver Wednesday night. Read story

1 Washington prisoner captured in Oregon, 2nd still at large

August 16, 2017, 8:10am Clark County News

One escaped Washington prisoner was captured in Portland early this morning, but a second escapee remains at large. Trayay H. Munter and Maksim Petrovskiy were part of a Department of Natural Resources fire crew battling a blaze in Goldendale that broke out Saturday. Read story