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Craig Brown

metro editor

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Recent Stories

Divers recover body of female driver from Columbia River

By Craig Brown May 4, 2015 4:11 p.m.

Rescue divers in Portland have recovered the body of a female adult driver who drove off into the Columbia River from Marine Drive.

Vancouver pilot confirmed as crash victim

By Craig Brown April 30, 2015 2:22 p.m.

An autopsy has confirmed that a Vancouver pilot was the victim of an April 22 crash on an Oregon hillside.

Who owns this motorized wheelchair?

By Craig Brown April 21, 2015 9:39 a.m.

Vancouver police are looking for the owner of a motorized wheelchair found abandoned along the side of the road.

Off Beat: Grant chronicled pre-presidency days in Vancouver

By Craig Brown April 20, 2015 6 a.m.

In an April 12 story in our Sunday Life section, Columbian reporter Tom Vogt wrote of an astonishing number of Civil War officers — Union and Confederate — who served at Vancouver either before or after the war.

County council discusses rural land-use proposal Alt 4 today

By Craig Brown and Kaitlin Gillespie April 14, 2015 10:08 a.m.

A large crowd is expected to be on hand today as county commissioners tackle the always-thorny issue of land use, including a plan drawn up not by planning staff, but by County Councilor David Madore.

Fire heavily damages Hazel Dell home

By Craig Brown and Patty Hastings April 8, 2015 9:22 p.m.

A fire heavily damaged a West Hazel Dell home shortly after 4 p.m. today.

Vancouver police: Driver tried to kill passengers

By Craig Brown April 1, 2015 6:27 a.m.

A Vancouver man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after police say he intentionally crashed his car, injuring two people and a child.

Portland police chase truck, trailer

By Craig Brown March 31, 2015 7:29 a.m.

A pre-dawn police chase ended in an accident on Portland's inner southeast industrial neighborhood today.

Deer in road prompts three-car accident

By Craig Brown March 31, 2015 6:38 a.m.

A deer in the road triggered a chain-reaction vehicle collision Monday north of Camas.

Vancouver standoff suspect appears in court

By Craig Brown and Patty Hastings March 30, 2015 6:05 p.m.

A Vancouver man who was arrested after a nine-hour standoff with police was in court today.

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