Latest The Columbian Stories

2008-09-17 21:00:13

Fairgrounds: A pooch shows its stuff during the Columbia Cup agility trials. Fisher-Mill Plain: Parishioners and supporters stand in front of the new Holy Redeemer Parish Church that is still under construction. The church's parish center was christened Sept. 13.

2008-09-12 21:00:12

By COURTNEY SHERWOOD The redesigned columbian.com includes more powerful interactive features. By clicking "Real Estate," columbian.com visitors can now create interactive maps showing homes for sale, open houses and foreclosures across Clark County.

2008-08-14 00:00:21

By JULIA ANDERSON Apple Inc. is negotiating to lease fifth-floor space in downtown Vancouver's Columbian office building.

2008-08-05 15:01:02

By Laura McVicker, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Aug. 5--An 11-year-old autistic Portland boy, lost for two nights in wilderness near Mount St. Helens, was found safe Monday morning.

2008-08-05 15:00:39

By Laura McVicker, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Aug. 5--Beyond every turn, the ghosts gets more accosting, the setting gets darker and the maze becomes more winding. At the same time, the screams get louder.

2008-08-04 15:00:25

By Stephanie Rice, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Aug. 4--Bail was set at $25,000 this morning for a 75-year-old Hazel Dell woman who allegedly shot and wounded one of her neighbors over a property-line dispute. Mary Frances Billy, who was arrested Aug.

2008-08-01 15:00:40

By Craig Brown, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Aug. 1--The chickens are cooped. The bread is baked. It's time for the fair. The 2008 Clark County Fair starts its 10-day run at 8 a.m. today with the annual pancake breakfast, which is free with a Fred Meyer coupon. By the time it closes at 10 p.m.

2008-07-31 15:00:35

By Laura McVicker, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 31--Significantly higher-than-normal water temperatures and low oxygen levels in Burnt Bridge Creek have prompted a $500,000 state study to find ways to improve the creek's water quality and fish habitat.

2008-07-29 15:01:04

By Howard Buck, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 29--No. 2 is the new No. 1 at the Hockinson School District for the next several weeks, and perhaps longer.

2008-07-22 15:00:57

By Howard Buck, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 22--State education officials plan to put Washington's Class of 2013 on the path of a world-class math education when they meet this week at the Evergreen school district's administrative center.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.