Sevelin Hernandez-Mendez, a 13-year-old runaway juvenile female, returned to her family on Monday, Oct. 24. The Vancouver Police Department would like to thank the public for their assistance in looking for her.
Sevelin had last been seen at her home at around 12:30 a.m. on Sun., Oct. 23.
Ken Vance got his start in the newspaper industry in 1987 as a reporter at The Columbian Newspaper in Vancouver. Vance graduated from Stevenson High School in Stevenson, WA, and attended Clark College in Vancouver. He worked for The Columbian from 1987-2001. He was most recently a staff member of The Reflector Newspaper in Battle Ground, where he served as editor since 2010 and reporter since 2007. Vance’s work in the newspaper industry has won him multiple awards, including a first place award from the Society of Professional Journalists for in-depth reporting.