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Craig Brown

metro editor

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Light smoke prompts fire call to Truman elementary

By Mark Bowder , Craig Brown , Justin Runquist and Tom Vogt February 4, 2015 11:42 a.m.

A report of light smoke and an electrical odor brought Vancouver firefighters to Truman Elementary School around 11:20 a.m. today.

Former 'guest' gives county jail five stars on Yelp

By Craig Brown February 3, 2015 5:29 p.m.

Clark County has its first five-star resort, at least if you believe what you read on the Internet.

Vandals damage cars in Battle Ground

By Craig Brown January 9, 2015 1:19 p.m.

Battle Ground police are looking for tips into a rash of vandalism that occurred late Thursday night and early Friday morning.

Vancouver man arrested in fitness center thefts

By Craig Brown January 9, 2015 11:53 a.m.

A Vancouver man has been arrested in connection with a series of locker thefts at an Oregon fitness center.

Dozens of flights delayed at PDX today

By Craig Brown January 6, 2015 9:35 a.m.

More than two dozen flights are delayed at Portland International Airport today, according to the Port of Portland's website.

Shooting reported in downtown Vancouver

By Craig Brown January 1, 2015 12:25 p.m.

Vancouver police are investigating a shooting that occurred early this morning near Eighth and Main streets.

One wounded in New Year's shooting

By Craig Brown January 1, 2015 10:59 a.m.

Clark County sheriff's detectives are looking for a suspect who shot and wounded a man early this morning at a home near Five Corners.

Motorist dies after car plunges into Columbia River

By Craig Brown January 1, 2015 7:59 a.m.

A woman who was driving along Northeast Marine Drive has died after her vehicle left the road and plunged into the Columbia River.

Police: B.G. man, son are safe

By Craig Brown December 30, 2014 2:37 p.m.

The Clark County Sheriff's Office says a Battle Ground man and his 9-year-old son who went missing overnight are safe. They got stuck in the snow but were eventually able to text a family member, said Sgt. Kevin Allais.

Christmas Day fire displaces family

By Craig Brown December 25, 2014 5:13 p.m.

A Christmas Day fire displaced three adults and three children in east Vancouver.

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