Jessica Prokop, The Columbian

Jessica Prokop

The Columbian

Vancouver, WA, United States

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Recent articles by Jessica:

Vancouver man arrested in driveway shooting; one person in critical condition

A Vancouver man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly shooting a male who he said was breaking into his vehicle in his driveway. → Read More

Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office identifies victim in fatal shooting near Yacolt

A man who was fatally shot by his roommate Monday night at their home near Yacolt has been identified as 42-year-old Matthew Hansen. → Read More

Battle Ground man accused in Jan. 6 riot gets new hearing date

A plea hearing has been rescheduled for late July for a Battle Ground man federal prosecutors say entered the U.S. Capitol with a pro-Trump mob on Jan. 6, 2021. → Read More

Clark County court records detail events in fatal shooting between roommates near Yacolt

Newly filed court records shed light on what led to a fatal shooting Monday night between roommates at a house near Yacolt. → Read More

Vancouver police: Missing girl, 12, located

The Vancouver Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 12-year-old girl. → Read More

Death notice for living man ‘some kind of shenanigans,’ Vancouver detective says

Family members, social workers, the police and The Columbian are all asking questions after the newspaper printed a death notice Wednesday for a man who is apparently still alive. → Read More

Vancouver police seek information about missing man

The Vancouver Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a 32-year-old man who went missing from his Vancouver apartment under suspicious circumstances earlier this week. → Read More

Northbound I-5 reduced to single lane at North Fork Lewis River Bridge in Woodland for emergency repair work

Road crews today will close both right northbound lanes of Interstate 5 at the North Fork Lewis River Bridge to repair a hole. → Read More

Three remain hospitalized following fatal crash in west Vancouver

Three people remain hospitalized with serious injuries following a fatal multivehicle crash Saturday night in west Vancouver. → Read More

Vancouver man sentenced to 8 years in sex trafficking case

A Vancouver man was sentenced Tuesday to more than eight years in federal prison for facilitating and benefitting from the sex trafficking of children. → Read More

Armed robber strikes two Hazel Dell businesses

Clark County sheriff’s deputies responded Sunday night to a string of armed robberies at businesses in Hazel Dell. → Read More

Boy arrested after staff find gun at Skyview, says Clark County Sheriff’s Office

Clark County sheriff’s deputies arrested a boy Tuesday at Skyview High School after school employees reported finding a handgun in his jacket pocket. → Read More

Man shoots at Vancouver store clerk after being denied service

A man shot at a convenience store clerk after being refused service early Sunday morning at the Plaid Pantry in downtown Vancouver, police said. → Read More

Cowlitz Indian Tribe leader David Barnett dies

David Barnett, general council chairman of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe, died Saturday night from an apparent heart attack at his Shoreline home, the Tribe announced Sunday. → Read More

One person killed, three others injured in multi-vehicle crash in west Vancouver

One person was killed and three others were injured in a three-vehicle crash Saturday night on Northwest Lower River Road in west Vancouver. → Read More

Vancouver man killed in shooting at Gresham, Ore., apartment complex

A 23-year-old Vancouver man was fatally shot Wednesday evening at a Gresham, Ore., apartment complex. → Read More

Clark County law enforcement plans increased DUI patrols for Memorial Day weekend

Clark County law enforcement agencies will increase DUI patrols for Memorial Day weekend. → Read More

Clark County deputies arrest boy with gun at Heritage High School

Clark County sheriff’s deputies arrested a boy Thursday at Heritage High School after school employees allegedly found a handgun in his backpack. → Read More

Man arrested in fatal hit-and-run crash in January in Hazel Dell

Local authorities arrested a man Wednesday in connection with a Jan. 23 fatal hit-and-run crash in Hazel Dell. → Read More

Man ID’d in fatal May 16 shooting in Orchards

A man who was found fatally wounded in a crashed car May 16 in Orchards was identified Thursday as Ramon Magana-Izazaga, 27, of Vancouver, according to the Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office. → Read More