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Shop with a Cop takes 18 children on prepaid shopping spree
BATTLE GROUND — Eighteen children went on a prepaid shopping spree, chaperoned by Battle Ground police officers, at the local Walmart on Saturday, for the city’s annual Shop with a Cop event.
Deputies: Hit-and-run suspect caught, treated for OD
VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN) -- A man was arrested Wednesday after authorities said he hit a Walmart employee, left the scene and potentially suffered from an overdose in a stolen car.
Letter: Herrera Beutler comes through
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, sponsored a bill that was signed by President Trump. It is just, will bring economic opportunity, is inclusive, bipartisan and corrects a past wrong. A federal law from 1834 (yes, 1834!) barred tribes from being able to open or operate distilleries on tri
Vancouver man arrested during child sex sting gets 2 1/2 years in prison
A 56-year-old Vancouver man arrested last year during an underage sex sting was sentenced Wednesday to nearly 2½ years in prison for attempted child molestation and possession of child pornography.
Deputies: Man, 23, struck Hazel Dell Walmart employee with stolen vehicle
Clark County sheriff’s deputies arrested a driver Thursday who allegedly struck a Hazel Dell Walmart employee with a stolen vehicle. Michael Alan Huston, 23, was arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run, possession of a stolen car and drug possession. He was also booked into the Clark County Jail
Three Herrera Beutler bills advance, one signed into law
Tuesday was a busy day for Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground. The Southwest Washington congresswoman had two bills pass the House and move to the Senate, another bill make its way to the president’s desk and yet another receive his signature.
Two Juveniles charged with murder in killing of Vancouver teen
Two people were taken into police custody Wednesday night in connection with the shooting death of an 18-year-old man at a Hazel Dell strip mall parking lot on Monday. Prosecutors say the victim, 18-year-old Gage Kiser, had arranged to sell marijuana to the suspects. Sheriff’s deputies say the two m
5,000 pairs of socks donated to Food with Friends
Food with Friends, a homeless outreach nonprofit serving Clark County, today received 5,000 pairs of socks from a national nonprofit called Bombas. Bombas was launched in 2013 after one of the founders heard that socks are the most requested item in homeless shelters. Working with their giving partn
2 boys arrested in connection to Hazel Dell killing of teen, face murder charges
HAZEL DELL, Wash. — Deputies with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office arrested two more suspects Wednesday in the killing of an 18-year-old earlier this week. Gage Allan Kiser was shot and killed Monday while he sat in the driver’s side of a parked SUV. The shooting occurred at the Pacific 63 Center o
2 more arrests made in fatal Vancouver-area strip mall shooting
Three teen boys are now accused in Monday’s fatal shooting of an 18-year-old in a Vancouver-area strip mall. The Clark County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday two boys have been booked into the county juvenile detention center on suspicion of first-degree murder in the killing of Gage A. Kiser.
It’s time to talk about suicide in Columbia County
Columbia County is now known for having the second highest rate of suicide per capita in the State of Oregon. This year, the number of suicides within its borders more than doubled from last year. In 2017, Columbia County lost eight people to suicide. This year, to date, that number is 17. Oregon it
Chelatchie Prairie Railroad Christmas trains return this weekend
The popular Christmas-themed train ride offered by a north Clark County nonprofit will resume this weekend after having to suspend the excursions because of a dispute with the county and the company that operates the railroad.
Clark County Council agrees to rezone land south of Yacolt quarry for mining
The Clark County Council took action at its Tuesday hearing on three controversial land-use decisions regarding a quarry, zoning changes in a rural area and a line on a map that could one day become a road.
Vancouver Police Looking For Suspect Who Sexually Assaulted A 6-Year-Old Girl
Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help after a child was sexually assaulted last Wednesday in South Vancouver. According to a statement, “on December 5th, a six-year-old girl was allegedly lured from playground at Sexsmith Elementary School on Columbia and West 59th Avenue by a stranger.
Police release name of teen fatally shot in Hazel Dell
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The Clark County Sheriff's Office has released the name of a young man who was shot to death at a strip mall near Vancouver, Washington. Eighteen-year-old Gage Allan Kiser was killed Monday in Hazel Dell.
Deputies: Getaway driver arrested in Hazel Dell shooting
VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN) -- A 17-year-old boy was arrested Monday for driving the getaway car after a fatal shooting in Hazel Dell, according to deputies. The Clark County Sheriff's Office said deputies found the suspect vehicle and later identified the teen they said was driving. He was booked into
Teen killed in Vancouver-area strip mall shooting
An 18-year-old man was killed Monday in a shooting at a Vancouver-area strip mall. The shooting was reported around 2:30 p.m. near Northeast Highway 99 and 63rd Street in Hazel Dell. The Clark County Sheriff’s Office said witnesses reported seeing the alleged shooter leave in a vehicle after.
Chinese state media urges Canada to defy U.S., free Huawei executive
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Canada should distance itself from U.S. “hegemonism” and grant unconditional freedom to Meng Wanzhou, a Chinese executive detained in Vancouver on Washington’s request, the state-owned tabloid Global Times said in a Thursday editorial.
North County Community Food Bank volunteers get thousands of pounds of food to families
BATTLE GROUND — The North County Community Food Bank (NCCFB) is in the process of moving thousands of pounds of food out to 161 families in need. Volunteers from Summit View and Prairie high schools, as well as adult community volunteers, worked this week at the Battle Ground Community Center to pac
Suspected drug deal led to fatal Vancouver shooting, deputies say
VANCOUVER, Wash. — An 18-year-old man was shot and killed in a strip mall parking lot in the Vancouver area on Monday afternoon. The shooting occurred at 6204 NE Highway 99 in the community of Hazel Dell, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office.