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Craig Brown

metro editor

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Recent Stories

Dogs, man rescued from Washougal ravine

By Craig Brown August 24, 2014 10:06 p.m.

Firefighters don't rescue cats from trees, but on Sunday they did rescue two dogs, and their owner, from a ravine.

Gunman robs Hazel Dell market, hits clerk

By Craig Brown August 24, 2014 9:01 p.m.

A man armed with a handgun held up a Hazel Dell market about 8:45 p.m. Sunday, apparently assaulting a clerk.

Ridgefield's Pioneer Street reopens early

By Craig Brown August 24, 2014 8:36 p.m.

Pioneer Street, the principal road connecting downtown Ridgefield with Interstate 5, has reopened to two-way traffic.

A place to call home

By Craig Brown August 24, 2014 7:52 p.m.

From a block away, it was evident Sunday afternoon the West family was having a house party.

Divers recover body from Yale Reservoir

By Craig Brown August 24, 2014 3:12 p.m.

Divers have recovered the body of a Vancouver man who apparently drowned Saturday in Yale Reservoir, near Beaver Bay Campground.

Scooter driver misses curve near Camas

By Craig Brown August 23, 2014 4:36 p.m.

A Canadian citizen riding an Italian scooter was hurt in a noontime accident north of Camas Saturday.

Trailer fails, blocks traffic near Fourth Plain

By Craig Brown August 22, 2014 6:44 p.m.

A trailer on a tractor-trailer rig collapsed on itself in Vancouver this afternoon, spilling fuel and snarling traffic, but not causing any reported injuries.

Stewart pauses campaign after husband dies

By Craig Brown August 20, 2014 4:08 p.m.

Jeanne Stewart announced Wednesday she will pause her campaign for county commissioner after her husband died this week.

SWAT team arrests armed Vancouver man after standoff

By Craig Brown August 15, 2014 6:51 a.m.

A SWAT team standoff with a gunman who made threats to harm a family member and himself ended safely early today.

FBI nabs "Short Stack" bank robbery suspect

By Craig Brown August 11, 2014 10:48 p.m.

The FBI announced Monday it has arrested a suspect they dubbed the "Short Stack Bandit," accused of robbing 11 Portland-area financial institutions, including one in Vancouver.

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