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Here are the top stories on columbian.com this week:
A two-alarm, fast-moving blaze destroyed at least seven businesses in a Salmon Creek industrial complex. No one was injured in the fire that started late Tuesday night.
According to Clark County Fire District 6, people working in the Whipple Creek Business Park, 14615 N.E. 13th Court, reported seeing smoke coming from an upstairs window and then hearing fire alarms going off. The fire was first reported at 10:43 p.m.
- No one injured; millions of dollars of damage done
- Fatal fire update: One person found dead in Frenchman’s Bar house fire
- Central Vancouver area brush fires: Two-alarm fire started by discarded cigarette; Vancouver brush fire cause under investigation
An 18-year-old man was killed Sunday night when the car he was riding in crashed into a tree at high speed on Southeast Columbia Way.
Vancouver police responded at about 9 p.m. for a report of a single-vehicle crash in the 3000 block of Columbia Way, according to a police department news release.
When Costco announced last July it planned to open a new 160,000-square-foot warehouse store near Pioneer Street and Interstate 5 in Ridgefield, the news generated a lot of excitement. But little has changed at the building site since that announcement.
According to Ridgefield officials, that’s about to change.
The machine was tucked in a dusty black box, clasped with metal and a handle of leather.
From a nook of The Columbian’s building, I took my great-grandfather’s heirloom and walked into my brother Ben’s office. I set the box down, slid the 1920s-era 16mm film projector and began to set it up.
A group of local skateboarders following renovations at the city of Camas’ newly named Riverside Bowl Skatepark say they are worried about the park’s final reveal.
Washougal skateboarder Tim Laidlaw has been photographing the remodeling work for several weeks and posting those photos to the Riverside Bowl Facebook group.