Most read stories on Columbian.com, week of Sept. 18

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Most read stories on Columbian.com last week:

No. 1) Searchers find the body of missing Salmon Creek man

The body of Craig Spydell, 43, was found in an isolated area about a mile from the Salmon Creek Greenway trail head in the 13800 block of Northwest 36th Avenue. That’s where his Jeep Liberty was last seen Sept. 12.

No. 2) Car slams into east Vancouver Shell station

A car slammed into a gas station in east Vancouver Thursday morning, causing damage to a car wash.

No. 3) Police: Man has ‘significant injuries’ after being hit by car on Mill Plain

A 36-year-old homeless man was taken to an area hospital with significant injuries after being hit by a car on Mill Plain Boulevard early Wednesday, officials said.

No. 4) UPDATE: Rail traffic resumes after tampering found

Someone tampered with BNSF Railway tracks in a dozen spots between Felida and Chehalis on Monday, prompting railway officials to halt train traffic for a few hours and call out railway police. Nine trains, including both freight and Amtrak, were temporarily delayed.

No. 5) UPDATE: Front-end loader still in gravel pit pond; operator feared deceased in water

Search and rescue crews Friday afternoon recovered the body of the front-end loader operator who went missing in the pond of a gravel pit north of Battle Ground on Thursday evening.