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Police: Person shot, killed in SE Portland near David Douglas High School

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – Police say a person was shot and killed late Friday night in southeast Portland just north of David Douglas High School. Officers rushed to the scene in the 300 block of 127th Avenue near Stark Street around 10:15 p.m.


Housing off to strong start in Clark County

The Southwest Washington residential real estate market kicked off 2019 with a surge in new listings, according to the latest data from the Regional Multiple Listing Service’s Market Action Report.


Washington state considers staying on Pacific Daylight Time forever

When you switch your clock forward by one hour at the beginning of daylight saving time in two weeks, know this: it could be among the last times. Washington state lawmakers are considering several proposals to adopt year-round Pacific Daylight Time, ending the twice-a-year switch between it and Pac


Cities inch closer to staffing deal for Camas-Washougal Fire Department

CAMAS — The cities of Camas and Washougal are inching closer to an agreement to pay for new positions in the Camas-Washougal Fire Department. At their meeting Tuesday night, Camas city councilors approved an agreement to share costs with Washougal for two new firefighters for 2019. Camas will also f


Oregon rent control bill would still allow a 10 percent rent increase

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon is quickly moving to become the first state in the nation with statewide rent control that does not allow cities to opt out. The law Oregon’s legislature is close to approving would exempt rental units newer than 15 years.


64 cases of measles confirmed in Clark County

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) --- There are now 64 confirmed cases of measles in Clark County. Clark County says 46 cases are in children ages 1 to 10-years-old, 15 cases are in youth 11 to 18-years-old. There is one case in a person between 19 and 29-years-old and two cases in people 30 to 39-years-old. 56


Significant Snow Possible for Our Area

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch starting Sunday evening for our area. Significant snow is possible for Sunday night and Monday morning’s commute.


After snow, Miss Clark County pageant rescheduled for March 10

Snowed out on Feb. 9, the 70th anniversary Miss Clark County and Miss Clark County’s Outstanding Teen pageant has been rescheduled for 3 p.m. March 10. Everything else remains the same. The venue is Fort Vancouver High School, 5700 E. 18th St., in Vancouver. Tickets are $20. Learn more at MissClarkC


State honors Oso slide victims, survivors, community

Next month, the five-year remembrance ceremony will be held for the devastating Oso landslide that wiped out a neighborhood, claiming the lives of 43 people. The families of those killed have been working to get a permanent memorial for the slide site, and this week they took a big step toward that


Slain teen recently convicted in knife attack

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- The teenager shot to death by a Vancouver police officer earlier this week was convicted in late 2018 in Clark County of a knife assault. Clayton Joseph was charged with 2 counts of 2nd-degree assault November 16, 2018. He appeared in juvenile court December 5 and probable c


Clark County Historical Museum to hold talk with author Judith Jacobs Litchfield

VANCOUVER — As part of Women’s History Month, Clark County Historical Museum will hold a talk Thu., March 7, with Judith Jacobs Litchfield, author of the 2017 memoir “Providence White Caps: The Diary of Bernice Lorang, RN.” Litchfield’s book recalls the story of her aunt, Bernice (Lorang) Bartel, wh


Winter storm watch issued for nearby areas

A winter storm watch was issued at 7 a.m. Saturday for much of the area between Pacific County and the Portland area, but not for Pacific County itself. Heavy snow is possible from late Sunday night through Monday afternoon for areas including the North Oregon Coast, the Coast Range of Northwest Ore


Grand jury indicts off-duty Salem officer on meth, theft charges

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – A grand jury has indicted an off-duty Salem police officer and another man in connection with two Portland burglaries. The indictment says Seth Thayres is facing charges of unlawful possession of meth and theft. Those same papers say James Cardenas is charged with aggravated th


Man accused of running down 3 pedestrians arrested again for allegedly robbing pharmacy

PORTLAND, Ore. — A 21-year-old man who was arrested last month for allegedly running down three pedestrians in NE Portland has been arrested again, this time for allegedly robbing an Oregon City pharmacy.


Magnitude 3.0 earthquake hits east of Newport

PORTLAND, Ore. — A small earthquake was recorded about 25 miles east of Newport late Friday morning. The magnitude 3.0 quake struck at 11:04 a.m. about 25 miles east of Newport and 40 miles west of Salem, according to the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network. The depth of the earthquake was 27 miles.


Camas repeats as 4A team champion; four new individual champions crowned in 3A/2A/1A

Last season, Camas High School became the first Clark County school to win a Class 4A state team title in gymnastics. Friday at Sammamish High School in Bellevue, the Papermakers successfully defended their title, topping perennial powerhouse Woodinville, 184.825-179.85.


Oregon man arrested after severely beating his elderly mom, authorities say

A 40-year-old Corbett man told police he beat his 71-year-old mother for at least an hour, bit her face and later called 911 after she told him she’d die if he didn’t call an ambulance, court documents say.


Morning Press: Fatal police shooting; El Gaucho in Vancouver; more measles

Could it, would it, should it snow? What will the weekend weather look like? Check our local weather coverage. In case you missed them, here are some of the top stories of the week:


Neighbors help man who accidentally shoots self

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A man in Lincoln City accidentally shot himself and had to be airlifted to a hospital for treatment, according to authorities. The Lincoln City Police Department said 49-year-old Douglas Stewart was alone at his home on NE Logan Road around 8:30 p.m. on Thursday when he grab


Cost of Washington’s Measles Outbreak Tops $1 Million; Expected to Climb Higher

The cost of Washington’s measles outbreak has surpassed $1 million as more than 200 health department staffers from the state and Clark County focus their efforts on the disease.