Most read stories on Columbian.com, week of June 12

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Most read stories on Columbian.com, June 12-18:

photoClark College graduates remember Alex Montoya, dean of enrollment services, who died after an Oregon vehicle incident on Saturday.

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No. 1 Accident victim identified as Clark College official

A 38-year old Clark College dean died in a Saturday night accident near Scappoose, Ore., Clark College President Bob Knight said late Sunday night.

No. 2 Vancouver man arrested after fatal accident

A Vancouver man was arrested on suspicion of criminally negligent homicide Saturday, after a passenger riding in the back of the pickup he was driving fell out and died of his injuries. The passenger was later identified as a Clark College dean. The driver, the dean's former brother-in-law, was later released from the Columbia County, Ore., Jail.

No. 3 Nine arrested in sweep for drugs, guns

The warrant sweep targeted armed career criminals, gang members, drug traffickers and prolific auto thieves, according to a Vancouver Police Department news bulletin announcing the arrests.

No. 4 Washougal Mayor Sean Guard faces misdemeanor charge

Washougal Mayor Sean Guard will face a misdemeanor charge in Cowlitz County for a December incident in which he allegedly used the emergency lights on his city-owned vehicle to pass slower traffic on Interstate 5, court officials said Thursday.

No. 5 Vancouver Plaza courts new tenants

Owners of Vancouver Plaza say negotiations are under way that could bring Dick’s Sporting Goods, new restaurants, and even a small Walmart store into the shopping complex