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Craig Brown

metro editor

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Arrests made in Felida-area fireworks fire

By Craig Brown July 16, 2014 11:46 a.m.

Two people, one a juvenile, were arrested today in connection with a July 5 fireworks fire that destroyed a Felida home.

Port of Vancouver hits 1 million Subaru imports

By Craig Brown July 14, 2014 6 a.m.

Sunday's cooler weather made it a nice day to look at new Subarus, and at the Port of Vancouver, a crowd of about 100 invited guests gathered to check out a red 2015 Forester station wagon.

Lightning strikes reported in Vancouver

By Craig Brown July 13, 2014 2:33 p.m.

Scattered lightning strikes are being reported in Clark County this afternoon, with one small power outage and one fire reported thus far.

Reward offered in mailbox explosion

By Craig Brown July 7, 2014 1:43 p.m.

A $500 reward was offered Monday by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service for information in a case involving a mailbox that was damaged by improvised explosive device.

Ridgefield Fourth has favorites aplenty

By Craig Brown July 4, 2014 6:08 p.m.

RIDGEFIELD — The best thing about Ridgefield's annual Fourth of July parade? It depends, of course, on whom you ask.

Vancouver police nab bank robbery suspects

By Craig Brown June 21, 2014 7:45 a.m.

Police say they have arrested two Portland residents on suspicion of robbing a Vancouver branch of Umpqua Bank on Friday.

Two hurt when Kia runs under semi

By Craig Brown June 20, 2014 9:17 a.m.

Two people were reported injured when the driver of a Kia caromed off an SUV and ended up under a tractor-trailer rig.

Sliced cable disrupts 911, wireless services

By Craig Brown June 18, 2014 7:07 p.m.

Verizon Wireless customers are once again able to reach 911 after a short outage this morning.

Skyview teacher, coach arrested on sex abuse charges

By Paris Achen and Craig Brown June 12, 2014 5:33 p.m.

A Skyview High School teacher and baseball coach has been arrested on a warrant alleging sexual misconduct with a 13-year-old boy.

Portland police shoot, kill crowbar assailant

By Craig Brown June 12, 2014 12:04 p.m.

Portland police shot and killed a crowbar-swinging assailant who attacked them this morning along a busy arterial street.

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