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Salmon Creek fire started by charging lithium-ion batteries

By Emily Gillespie June 1, 2015 3 p.m.

A fire in a Salmon Creek mobile home was started by charging lithium-ion batteries, according to the Clark County Fire Marshal’s Office.

Transient set dumpster fire to go back to jail, document states

By Emily Gillespie June 1, 2015 9:36 p.m.

A transient man was arrested for allegedly setting fire to a dumpster early Sunday morning so that he could go back to jail.

Rollover crash causes heavy traffic on SR 14

By Emily Gillespie May 29, 2015 9:47 a.m.

A rollover crash on westbound state Highway 14 near Southeast 164th Avenue caused heavy traffic Friday morning.

Juvenile detention facility staffing levels criticized

By Emily Gillespie May 28, 2015 7:36 p.m.

The Clark County Juvenile Detention Officers Guild recently passed a no-confidence vote against Juvenile Court Administrator Pat Escamilla and his management team claiming that low staffing has led to escalating safety concerns in the detention facility.

Cyclists injured in north county crash in satisfactory condition

By Emily Gillespie May 28, 2015 3:17 p.m.

The two bicyclists injured in a crash north of Lewisville Park on Wednesday evening were listed in satisfactory condition on Thursday.

Two Camas teens injured in SR 14 crash

By Emily Gillespie May 28, 2015 6:50 a.m.

Two Camas teens were injured in a crash on state Highway 14 early Thursday morning.

Law enforcement raises torch for Special Olympics

By Emily Gillespie May 27, 2015 3:11 p.m.

Jim Parsons retired from the Clark County Sheriff's Office two years ago, but he still participates in the Law Enforcement Torch Run.

Police: Shots fired in robbery at Vancouver convenience store

By Emily Gillespie May 27, 2015 8:39 a.m.

Shots were fired when a robber wearing a gas mask held up a Maplewood convenience store early this morning, according to Vancouver police.

Fallen, never forgotten at 'freedom's frontier'

By Emily Gillespie May 25, 2015 5:01 p.m.

Several hundred people gathered at Fort Vancouver on Monday to send a resounding message to those who have died defending our country: You will never be forgotten.

Man, possibly former Portland police officer, apparently struck by train in Washougal

By Emily Gillespie May 25, 2015 9 p.m.

The body of a man who apparently was struck by a train was found Monday morning in Washougal, BNSF Railway spokesman Gus Melonas said.

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