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Craig Brown

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Recent Stories

No charge filed in Skyview upskirting case

By Craig Brown April 10, 2014 8:08 p.m.

A Skyview High School boy accused of using a phone camera to snap a picture up a teacher's dress will not be charged with a crime, according to The Columbian's news partner, KATU-TV.

Smoking belt prompts fire call downtown

By Craig Brown April 7, 2014 11:52 a.m.

Smoke later determined to be from a machine belt prompted a fire call in downtown Vancouver this morning.

Lost Vancouver toddler found safe

By Craig Brown March 28, 2014 7:08 a.m.

A 3-year-old boy missing overnight from a home in the Bagley Downs neighborhood has been found safe.

Paddy Hough parade steps off in Vancouver  

By Craig Brown and Susan Parrish March 17, 2014 7:48 p.m.

The luck of the Irish held -- sort of -- as the annual Paddy Hough Parade through Vancouver's Uptown Village stepped off under mostly dry skies.

Three-alarm fire rips through Hazel Dell apartments

By Craig Brown and Stevie Mathieu March 16, 2014 10:34 a.m.

A three-alarm fire caused heavy damage to a Hazel Dell apartment complex before dawn Sunday.

Fire destroys building on Northeast 28th Street

By Craig Brown and Tyler Graf March 14, 2014 9:35 p.m.

Fire destroyed a large building on Northeast 28th Street next door to Endeavour Elementary School on Friday.

Ridgefield expected to name city manager tonight

By Craig Brown and Justin Runquist March 13, 2014 9:58 a.m.

Ridgefield city councilors tonight are expected to name either County Commissioner Steve Stuart or Vancouver Assistant Police Chief Chris Sutter as the next city manager.

Police shoot, wound gunman in downtown Vancouver  

By Craig Brown , Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings March 13, 2014 4:14 p.m.

Vancouver police say they shot and wounded a gunman in downtown Vancouver early today after he refused to put down his weapon.

Police investigating hit-run at Fourth Plain and Andresen

By Craig Brown , Emily Gillespie and Stevie Mathieu March 13, 2014 5:07 p.m.

Vancouver police arrested a Yacolt man following a hit-and-run crash that left a man seriously injured early Thursday morning at Fourth Plain Boulevard at Northeast Andresen Road.

Candelight vigil tonight for fallen FVHS student

By Craig Brown March 7, 2014 10:06 a.m.

Family and friends of Serge Bondarchuck are planning a candlelight vigil tonight to honor the life of the 18-year-old Fort Vancouver High School senior.

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