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Seattle police investigating if man charged in two Portland homicides is suspect in Seattle shooting
Seattle police are investigating whether a man accused of fatally shooting two strangers in downtown Portland in late November is responsible for a similar execution-style shooting hours earlier in Seattle. The woman in that attack survived.
Camas in top 10 for web series contest
Camas has made the top 10 in the “Small Business Revolution — Main Street” competition. Members of the Downtown Camas Association (DCA) celebrated the announcement Tuesday morning, inside their office.
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.
Legislator criticizes Camas real estate deal
A seemingly straightforward real estate deal between the city of Camas and owners of a Camas City Hall-adjacent building turned messy this week, after a retiring state legislator accused the city of using its condemnation powers to “unfairly compete on the open real estate market.”
Clark County deputies arrest driver suspected of hitting employee at Vancouver Walmart
VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Clark County Sheriff’s Office arrested a driver accused of hitting an employee and the building at a Walmart store and then fleeing the scene early Wednesday afternoon.
K&M Drive-In keeps diners satisfied
K&M Drive-In Where: 3414 N.E. Third Ave., Camas. Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Contact: 360-210-5803 or kmdrivein.com. Health score: K&M Drive-In received a score of 15 on Nov. 6. Zero is a perfect score, and Clark County Public Health closes restaurants with a score of 100 or higher. For infor
Man suspected of child abuse on the loose
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- Officials are asking for the public's help finding a fugitive who's wanted in relation to a child abuse investigation. Crime Stoppers of Oregon described Kyle Vincent Shinn, 35, as a white man, 6-foot-3, 240 pounds with short brown hair and possibly some facial hair.
High-wind warning issued for Friday
PACIFIC COUNTY — The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a high-wind warning that will be in effect from 4 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14. South winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph are forecast on local beaches and headlands. Winds are not expected to be as strong in the coastal c
Fire damages attached garage in Washougal, no injuries reported
WASHOUGAL, WA (KPTV) - Officials are investigating the cause of a fire that damaged a garage in Washougal Thursday morning. The Camas-Washougal Fire Department was called out to a home in the 4000 block of C Street at around 5:30 a.m. on the report of a fire.
Emailed bomb threats investigated in Oregon, nationwide
Law enforcement across Oregon and southwest Washington are among agencies nationwide responding to emailed bomb threats Thursday demanding cash and Bitcoin. The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Portland Police Bureau, Eugene Police Department, Junction City Poli
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.
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.
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 ID man killed in Vancouver-area strip mall shooting
Deputies have publicly identified the man shot and killed Monday in Hazel Dell as an 18-year-old Vancouver resident. Gage Allan Kiser was killed in the shooting, which happened at a strip mall near Northeast Highway 99 and 63rd Street. A 17-year-old boy suspected of driving a getaway car in the shoo
Clark County McDonald’s employees mark overarching achievement
Jazmin Betancourt, Lupe Lopez, Cecilia Santillan and Estefana Medina started their student lives as strangers. But on Monday, they were close friends, having shared the rigors of a 30-week course to learn or perfect their English-speaking and -writing skills.
Portland Public Schools Votes To Add Police Officers In Schools
PORTLAND, IR – Portland's school board voted Tuesday night to spend $1.2 million each year to add nine police officers to its safety program. The 4-1 vote would put police officers in schools five days a week during the school year.
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
Woman sued for attack that broke ‘noisy’ neighbor’s jaw
A Gresham man is suing his former downstairs neighbor for $420,000, saying he suffered a broken jaw and 11 other facial fractures after she burst into his apartment and began to attack him because she thought he was too noisy.
Michelle Obama adds Portland date to 'Becoming' book tour
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Former First Lady Michelle Obama will be making a stop in Portland in 2019 to promote her new book, "Becoming." Live Nation and Crown Publishing announced Tuesday that "Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama" has added additional stops, including Portland, after
Portland school board votes to pay for police in schools amid outcry
The Portland school board voted Tuesday to pay for police in schools despite criticism that, once again, the district failed to properly talk to students and teachers about a decision that will directly affect them.