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Emily Gillespie

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Couple's yard crash site twice in six months

By Emily Gillespie October 20, 2014 6 a.m.

When an alleged drunk driver careened through the chain link fence outside of her house, Terry Mabe was shaken up. But when six months later she awoke to similar crash noises and walked outside to see her yard had again become a crash scene, she was in disbelief.

Police: Man drives through yards, causes power outages north of Vancouver

By Emily Gillespie October 16, 2014 10:55 a.m.

A Brush Prairie man was arrested after allegedly driving a pickup into several lawns and crashing into a power pole causing localized outages Wednesday night.

18 escaped miniature horses returned to pasture

By Emily Gillespie October 16, 2014 9:25 a.m.

Eighteen miniature horses are back home after escaping their pasture and wandering onto Northeast 88th Street near Andresen Road.

Woman faces 93 charges in Portland auto theft case

By Emily Gillespie October 15, 2014 10:40 a.m.

Portland police arrested a woman on suspicion of 93 charges in connection to a large-scale auto theft case that took investigators to Clark County.

Vancouver boy found safe, Amber Alert canceled

By Emily Gillespie October 15, 2014 7:49 a.m.

An Amber Alert for a 10-year-old Vancouver boy has been canceled after the boy was found safe early this morning.

Quick action limits damage in smoker fire

By Emily Gillespie October 14, 2014 8:58 p.m.

A fire that damaged some siding of a two-story outbuilding in Battle Ground Monday night was caused by a food smoker, according to the Clark County Fire Marshal’s Office.

No claims made yet on kitten rescued from auto  

By Emily Gillespie October 14, 2014 8:50 p.m.

Andrea Duvall said Tuesday that nobody has called claiming to own the "miracle kitty" rescued from underneath the engine of her car Monday morning.

Fire at Grove Field Airport caused by electrical equipment failure

By Emily Gillespie October 14, 2014 3:52 p.m.

The Oct. 6 fire that destroyed eight to 10 planes and about a dozen hangar bays at Grove Field Airport north of Camas was caused by a failure in electrical equipment, the Clark County Fire Marshal’s Office said.

Heritage High School lockdown lifted, no bomb found

By Emily Gillespie October 14, 2014 6:09 p.m.

A lockdown prompted by a bomb threat at Heritage High School has been lifted after Clark County sheriff's deputies searched the campus and found nothing suspicious.

Vancouver motorcyclist killed in Oregon crash

By Emily Gillespie October 14, 2014 8:57 a.m.

A motorcyclist who died in a crash near Silver Falls State Park south of Silverton, Ore. was identified as a Vancouver man.

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