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Craig Brown

metro editor

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Recent Stories

County audit critical of fee waiver for developers

By Craig Brown and Tyler Graf November 25, 2014 4:38 p.m.

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey on Tuesday officially released his department’s report of the county’s Job Creation-Fee Waiver program. The release of the highly critical report had been postponed for weeks due to County Commissioner David Madore’s desire to spearhead an “independent analysis” of the audit’s findings.

Vancouver cops search for burglary suspect

By Craig Brown November 7, 2014 9:55 a.m.

A search for a residential burglar brought Vancouver police and a K-9 to the Minnehaha area of Vancouver this morning.

Election results: County charter passing

By Craig Brown November 4, 2014 8:35 p.m.

First results from the 2014 general election show the proposed county charter passing, and Craig Pridemore and Chuck Atkins elected as county commissioner and sheriff, respectively.

Larry Peterson, former Columbian Metro editor, dies

By Craig Brown October 27, 2014 4:53 p.m.

Former Columbian Metro Editor Larry Peterson has died in Tybee Island, Ga., according to the Savannah Morning News, where he worked for 15 years as a columnist and editor.

Heavy rain due by this afternoon

By Craig Brown October 22, 2014 7:01 a.m.

Heavy rains are due to move into Southwest Washington this afternoon as a virtual firehose of tropical moisture aims itself at the region.

Craigslist ad responder found safe

By Craig Brown October 21, 2014 6:48 a.m.

A Portland man who was reported missing after answering a help wanted ad on the Craigslist website has been found safe in Clark County.

Atmospheric river flowing toward region

By Craig Brown October 21, 2014 6:32 a.m.

An atmospheric river of tropical moisture is flowing toward Southwest Washington and Oregon today, bringing the biggest storms since last winter.

Smile, pumpkin, it's a great day for picking

By Craig Brown October 19, 2014 8:24 p.m.

YACOLT — In the middle of the pumpkin patch, the white soles of Olivia Paige Gailinas' pink Keds were almost spotless.

Overnight police standoff ends in arrest

By Craig Brown and Tom Vogt October 18, 2014 9:08 a.m.

An overnight standoff between police and a suspect barricaded in an east Vancouver garage ended safely at about 8 a.m. today.

Two-alarm fire guts Camas airport hangar

By Craig Brown and Stevie Mathieu October 7, 2014 12:55 a.m.

A fast-moving fire gutted a large hangar at Grove Field in Camas Monday night, destroying an estimated 14 hangar bays and an undetermined number of small aircraft.

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