Latest The Columbian Stories
By Jeffrey Mize, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 19--The driver of a motorcycle that collided with an SUV Friday afternoon remained in critical condition the following day.
By Erik Robinson, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 18--More than 1,000 firefighters and support personnel, who have doubled Trout Lake's population in less than a week, battled the Cold Springs fire to a standoff as of Thursday evening.
By Scott Hewitt, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 16--When Uptown Movie Nights got started seven years ago, the movie titles themselves were a closely guarded secret.
By Cami Joner, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 10--Clark County foreclosure filings inched up in June from May and remained well above the total for June 2007, according to a national report issued Tuesday.
By Erik Robinson, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 2--Thank the wildfires in -Central Oregon for the atmospheric sunscreen of haze covering Southwest Washington over the past couple of days.
By Tom Vogt, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 1--Vancouver's Martin Luther King Elementary School has been awarded $275,000 to help struggling readers next year.
By JOHN BRANTON River Patrol deputies say the boat four Vancouver boys were rescued in Wednesday, near the middle of the Columbia River, could have been a floating coffin.
By Paul Craig, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jun. 26--A $17.3 million hospital proposed for construction in Salmon Creek would be the first in Clark County and one of a handful in the state specializing in medical rehabilitation. Select Medical Corp.
By John Branton, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jun. 26--Four Vancouver teenagers were rescued near the middle of the Columbia River on Wednesday after they were seen sinking in a tiny, crudely built plywood boat.
By Tom Vogt, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jun. 24--With signs of progress on the negotiating front, the Port of Vancouver decided Tuesday once again to hold off on an eminent domain proposal targeting the land of an area farming family.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).