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Ex-con held on $2M bail in Salmon Creek area motel murder

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

January 30, 2023, 5:00pm Clark County News

Prosecutors say a Vancouver man accused in a deadly attack at a Salmon Creek area motel had just been released from prison after serving a 10-year sentence for second-degree assault. Read story

Robert Stevenson, 65, of La Center died when the boat he was in capsized on Sunday.

La Center man dies in Sunday boating accident on the North Fork of the Lewis River

Robert Stevenson, 65, of La Center died when the boat he was in capsized on Sunday.

January 30, 2023, 3:04pm Clark County News

A 65-year-old La Center man was killed after the small boat he was in capsized Sunday on the North Fork of the Lewis River. Read story

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Jury in Warren Forrest murder trial hears recording of accused speaking of motivation for attacks

(Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

January 27, 2023, 5:24pm Clark County News

Suspected serial killer Warren Forrest told a parole board in 2014 his crimes in the 1970s weren’t about killing, they were about acting out his sexual desires, jurors heard Friday afternoon as testimony in his murder trial continued. Read story

Suspected serial killer Warren Forrest, left, sits with his defense lawyer, Sean Downs, as the image of Martha Morrison is projected onto the screen during opening statements in his murder trial at the Clark County Courthouse on Tuesday morning.

Witnesses in Warren Forrest trial recount finding victim’s body

Suspected serial killer Warren Forrest, left, sits with his defense lawyer, Sean Downs, as the image of Martha Morrison is projected onto the screen during opening statements in his murder trial at the Clark County Courthouse on Tuesday morning.

January 26, 2023, 6:51pm Clark County News

It was the early morning of Oct. 12, 1974, when three men set out to hunt in Dole Valley in eastern Clark County. Read story

Suspected serial killer Warren Forrest listens during his cold-case murder trial at the Clark County Courthouse on Tuesday.

Warren Forrest trial: Camas woman describes surviving harrowing attack

Suspected serial killer Warren Forrest listens during his cold-case murder trial at the Clark County Courthouse on Tuesday.

January 25, 2023, 6:07pm Clark County News

“Three steps, rest. Three steps, rest. Three steps, rest.” Read story

Starr Lara poses for a portrait July 12 on a bridge where some of her sister's belongings were found. Convicted killer Warren L. Forrest is suspected in connection with the disappearance of Lara's sister, Jamie Grissim, in 1971.

Missing teen’s sister hopes for conviction in Warren Forrest trial

Starr Lara poses for a portrait July 12 on a bridge where some of her sister's belongings were found. Convicted killer Warren L. Forrest is suspected in connection with the disappearance of Lara's sister, Jamie Grissim, in 1971.

January 24, 2023, 7:45pm Clark County News

Starr Lara has accepted she will probably never see justice for her sister, Jamie Grissim, who was a 16-year-old student at Fort Vancouver High School when she disappeared Dec. 7, 1971. Read story

Suspected serial killer Warren Forrest leaves the courtroom after jury selection in his 1974 cold-case murder trial at the Clark County Courthouse on Tuesday morning.

Painful memories on display as Warren Forrest murder trial gets underway

Suspected serial killer Warren Forrest leaves the courtroom after jury selection in his 1974 cold-case murder trial at the Clark County Courthouse on Tuesday morning.

January 24, 2023, 6:30pm Clark County News

Old, painful memories surfaced Tuesday as witnesses took the stand in suspected serial killer Warren Forrest’s 1974 cold-case murder trial in Clark County Superior Court. Read story

Suspected serial killer Warren L. Forrest appears in Clark County court on Monday Jan. 6, 2020, to face a new murder allegation in the death of 17-year-old Martha Morrison.

Jury selection continues in suspected serial killer Warren Forrest’s trial

Suspected serial killer Warren L. Forrest appears in Clark County court on Monday Jan. 6, 2020, to face a new murder allegation in the death of 17-year-old Martha Morrison.

January 24, 2023, 6:04am Clark County News

Jury selection continues today in suspected serial killer Warren Forrest’s cold-case murder trial in Clark County Superior Court. Read story

Convicted killer Warren Forrest leaves the courtroom Jan. 10, 2020, after appearing in Clark County Superior Court on a murder charge in the death of a teenage girl in the 1970s. Trial begins Monday and is expected to last three weeks.

Murderer Warren Forrest on trial Monday in 1974 slaying

Convicted killer Warren Forrest leaves the courtroom Jan. 10, 2020, after appearing in Clark County Superior Court on a murder charge in the death of a teenage girl in the 1970s. Trial begins Monday and is expected to last three weeks.

January 22, 2023, 6:00am Clark County News

The cold-case murder trial for suspected serial killer Warren Forrest will begin Monday morning in Clark County Superior Court. Read story

Appearing on a closed video circuit from the Clark County Jail, James D. Mattson, 38, of Vancouver awaits his sentence Friday in Clark County Superior Court for 137 counts of first-degree voyeurism.

Vancouver Public Schools janitor sentenced in largest voyeurism case in state history

Appearing on a closed video circuit from the Clark County Jail, James D. Mattson, 38, of Vancouver awaits his sentence Friday in Clark County Superior Court for 137 counts of first-degree voyeurism.

January 20, 2023, 4:38pm Clark County News

A former Vancouver Public Schools custodian was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison for secretly recording people in a women’s staff restroom at Skyview High School for nearly a decade. Read story