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Emily Gillespie

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Search for missing Vancouver plane yields wreckage

By Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings April 24, 2015 3:06 p.m.

Searchers looking for a missing Vancouver plane found wreckage and a dead body this afternoon on a mountain in Linn County, Ore.

Woman injured in single-vehicle crash south of Yacolt

By Emily Gillespie April 24, 2015 10:47 a.m.

A woman was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries after a crash early this morning north of Moulton Falls Park.

Pilot of missing plane bound for Vancouver identified

By Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings April 23, 2015 9:29 p.m.

A Vancouver man was identified as the pilot of the private plane headed for Pearson Field that has been missing since Tuesday.

Suspected intoxicated driver hits construction worker

By Emily Gillespie April 23, 2015 9:10 p.m.

A Battle Ground man suspected of driving under the influence allegedly struck a construction worker with his truck early this morning.

Attacks unnerve some Burnt Bridge Creek Trail users

By Emily Gillespie and Jessica Prokop April 20, 2015 8:25 p.m.

Two attacks in the past two weeks on a popular Vancouver trail have some walkers, runners and bikers more uneasy than usual.

Residents get free smoke alarms

By Emily Gillespie April 18, 2015 7:26 p.m.

Misty Starkey was standing outside her Fourth Plain Village house watering plants Saturday morning when she was approached by a group of people wearing red vests.

Spring cleaning at Esther Short Park

By Emily Gillespie April 18, 2015 6:57 p.m.

Amid throngs of people enjoying the sunshine, more than 50 volunteers converged upon Esther Short Park on Saturday to prune bushes, uproot weeds and spread mulch.

Deputies investigate rash of burglaries at Clark County Walgreens

By Emily Gillespie April 18, 2015 1:41 p.m.

Clark County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a rash of commercial burglaries involving stolen medication from several area Walgreens.

Police: Washougal woman deals meth from hospital room

By Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings April 17, 2015 1:49 p.m.

Police arrested a Washougal woman Thursday after they discovered she was allegedly dealing methamphetamine from her hospital room, all without drawing attention from hospital staff.

Overnight fire in Fruit Valley displaces family of five

By Emily Gillespie April 17, 2015 6:55 a.m.

An overnight fire at a Fruit Valley duplex displaced a family of five.

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