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Craig Brown

metro editor

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Recent Stories

Thunder wakes metro area

By Craig Brown June 1, 2015 6:45 a.m.

An electrical storm moved through the metro area early today as a warm weekend gives way to a cool Monday morning.

Brush fire along I-5 produces big smoke plume

By Craig Brown and Emily Gillespie May 22, 2015 12:30 p.m.

Emergency dispatchers were flooded with calls Friday morning as a fire destroyed an apparent homeless camp near Interstate 5.

Trial rescheduled for Evergreen drama teacher

By Craig Brown May 18, 2015 11:36 a.m.

An Evergreen High School drama teacher accused of having sex with a student is now scheduled to stand trial on Aug. 3.

Boldt to run for county seat outside of GOP

By Craig Brown May 12, 2015 7:17 p.m.

Marc Boldt, a former Republican legislator and county commissioner who was sanctioned by the county party in 2012, is giving up his GOP affiliation to make his latest race.

Clark County philanthropist Ed Lynch dies at 94

By Craig Brown May 10, 2015 9:52 p.m.

One of Southwest Washington’s biggest benefactors, Ed Lynch, died Sunday evening after a period of declining health. He was 94 years old.

Deputies arrest suspected Walgreens burglars

By Craig Brown May 10, 2015 8:41 a.m.

Clark County sheriff's deputies have arrested three people suspected of burglarizing local Walgreen's stores over the past several weeks.

Morning fire damages Washougal home

By Craig Brown and Emily Gillespie May 8, 2015 10:41 a.m.

A fire damaged the bedroom of a Washougal home Friday morning.

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.

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