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Emily Gillespie

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Columbian carrier alerts family to early morning fire

By Emily Gillespie April 23, 2014 9:25 a.m.

A carrier for the Columbian spotted a fire at a Vancouver house and helped the family inside safely escape.

Investigation into fatal motorcycle crash delayed

By Emily Gillespie April 22, 2014 1:32 p.m.

Detectives have yet to begin their investigation into a crash that killed a Vancouver man last week.

WSP: Wrong-way driver in fatal crash was not impaired

By Emily Gillespie April 22, 2014 1:12 p.m.

The man who drove the wrong way on Interstate 5 and caused a fatal crash in February was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol, according to Washington State Patrol.

Vancouver police names new assistant chief

By Emily Gillespie April 22, 2014 11:51 a.m.

As part of an effort to reorganize the agency, Vancouver Police Chief James McElvain has appointed Mike Lester to the rank of assistant chief.

Shotwell steps out of sheriff’s race, endorses Gardner

By Emily Gillespie April 21, 2014 2:33 p.m.

Two-time sheriff’s candidate Timothy Shotwell announced Monday that he is stepping out of his third run at the position.

Student accused of arson after small fire at Fort Vancouver High

By Emily Gillespie April 21, 2014 2:14 p.m.

An 18-year-old Vancouver man accused of intentionally starting a small fire at Fort Vancouver High School appeared in court Monday for a charge of first-degree arson.

Treasurer accused of stealing $800K from Vancouver Masons

By Emily Gillespie April 21, 2014 10:21 p.m.

The treasurer for the Vancouver Masonic Temple faces charges of stealing nearly $800,000 from the social and charitable organization.

Survivor recalls night of terror  

By Emily Gillespie April 17, 2014 11:26 p.m.

Norma Countryman said she crossed paths with suspected serial killer Warren Forrest when she was 15 years old.

District: Camas kindergartner found with ammunition on bus

By Emily Gillespie April 17, 2014 11:06 a.m.

A kindergartner brought four rounds of ammunition onto a Camas school bus Tuesday, according to the Camas School District.

Robbery reported at Hazel Dell credit union

By Emily Gillespie April 17, 2014 2:35 p.m.

Authorities are searching for a woman who robbed a Hazel Dell credit union Thursday morning.

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