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Mickey Alan Day, 46, appears for his sentencing hearing Wednesday in Clark County Superior Court. He was sentenced to nearly seven years in prison for second-degree manslaughter in a fatal pellet gun shooting.

Vancouver man sentenced to nearly 7 years in fatal pellet-gun shooting described by prosecutor as bizarre

Mickey Alan Day, 46, appears for his sentencing hearing Wednesday in Clark County Superior Court. He was sentenced to nearly seven years in prison for second-degree manslaughter in a fatal pellet gun shooting.

November 29, 2023, 3:26pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man was sentenced Wednesday to nearly seven years in prison for fatally shooting a man with a pellet gun — a case both prosecuting and defense attorneys called bizarre. Read story

A federal jury last week found in favor of a Vancouver police Sgt. Julie Ballou's retaliation claims against the city of Vancouver after she raised concerns of sex discrimination when she was passed over for promotions. In 2018, Sgt. Julie Ballou participated in a camp for kids in Vancouver, talking to them about police work.

Vancouver police sergeant prevails on claim in lawsuit against city

A federal jury last week found in favor of a Vancouver police Sgt. Julie Ballou's retaliation claims against the city of Vancouver after she raised concerns of sex discrimination when she was passed over for promotions. In 2018, Sgt. Julie Ballou participated in a camp for kids in Vancouver, talking to them about police work.

November 28, 2023, 6:03pm Clark County News

A federal jury last week found in favor of some of a Vancouver police sergeant’s retaliation claims against the city of Vancouver after she raised concerns of sex discrimination when she was passed over for promotions. Read story

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Former legislative candidate John Ley pleads not guilty in voter fraud case; his lawyer says charges politically motivated

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November 28, 2023, 5:32pm Clark County News

Former legislative candidate John Ley pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Clark County Superior Court to felony voter fraud charges related to his unsuccessful run for an 18th Legislative District seat in 2022. Read story

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Motorcyclist dies after high-speed collision in east Vancouver

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November 27, 2023, 4:51pm Clark County News

A 38-year-old man died Friday at a hospital after a high-speed collision between his motorcycle and a Ford Escort in east Vancouver. Read story

The Clark County Medical Examiner Office identified Joanna Speaks, 32, of Oregon, as the person found dead April 8 at an abandoned property in Ridgefield.

Portland police take over homicide case of woman found dead in Ridgefield

The Clark County Medical Examiner Office identified Joanna Speaks, 32, of Oregon, as the person found dead April 8 at an abandoned property in Ridgefield.

November 27, 2023, 4:42pm Clark County News

The Portland Police Bureau has taken control of a homicide investigation for a woman whose body was found in April at an abandoned property in Ridgefield. Read story

Jesse Peterson, left, walks with Charley, his 10-year-old yellow Labrador retriever, Nov. 15 in Ridgefield.

Paw & order: Dogs and even one cat on ‘paw-trol’ with Clark County Sheriff’s Office’s volunteer corps

Jesse Peterson, left, walks with Charley, his 10-year-old yellow Labrador retriever, Nov. 15 in Ridgefield.

November 23, 2023, 6:05am Clark County News

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office’s newest volunteers look a little different from those who usually don the badge. To start, they have four legs, furry coats and a keen sense of hearing. Read story

Surveillance images of a woman the Vancouver Police Department said is suspected of shoplifting from a shopping mall. Officers were asking for the public&rsquo;s help identifying her.

Clark County retailers add security measures to combat rise in thefts — and they are starting to see success

Surveillance images of a woman the Vancouver Police Department said is suspected of shoplifting from a shopping mall. Officers were asking for the public&rsquo;s help identifying her.

November 18, 2023, 6:14am Business

Over the years, shoppers have had to adjust. Gone are the days when you could just walk into a store, grab a bottle of shampoo and check out. Read story

The suspect in a shooting at Portland International Airport was arrested late Tuesday.

Suspect in custody after shots fired at Portland airport; no injuries reported

The suspect in a shooting at Portland International Airport was arrested late Tuesday.

November 15, 2023, 7:07pm Clark County News

A Kennewick woman was arrested Tuesday night, accused of firing shots near a security checkpoint at Portland International Airport. Read story

Clark County is considering establishing a public defenders office rather than contracting with local attorneys to provide for indigent defense. At left, Clark County Prosecuting Attorney Tony Golik appears in Clark County Superior court in 2022.

Clark County Council approves $3 million in ARPA funds to start public defenders office

Clark County is considering establishing a public defenders office rather than contracting with local attorneys to provide for indigent defense. At left, Clark County Prosecuting Attorney Tony Golik appears in Clark County Superior court in 2022.

November 15, 2023, 6:07am Clark County News

After many starts and stops and years of input from attorneys and court and county officials, Clark County is getting a public defense office. Read story

Longview ‘Net Nanny’ sting leads to Vancouver man’s arrest on suspicion of attempted child rape

November 13, 2023, 2:40pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man was one of about a dozen people arrested during a recent undercover online child sex abuse sting in Longview. Read story