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Emily Gillespie

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Pedestrian killed in Camas crash ID'd as Washougal woman

By Emily Gillespie December 24, 2014 6:22 p.m.

Police identified the pedestrian who was killed in a crash at a Camas intersection as 66-year-old Anneice B. Fich of Washougal.

Police: Intoxicated Amboy woman injured in crash

By Emily Gillespie December 24, 2014 8:09 a.m.

An Amboy woman suspected of intoxicated driving was injured in a single-vehicle crash early this morning.

Investigators: Officer-involved shooting a 'major operational error'

By Emily Gillespie December 23, 2014 5:34 p.m.

The Vancouver man whom police shot after they mistook him for a wanted gunman plans to file a lawsuit against the involved agencies, his attorney said.

Columbia River graduate dies in California crash

By Emily Gillespie December 22, 2014 2:31 p.m.

A Columbia River High School graduate who was an athlete for the Chieftains died early Friday in a vehicle collision, the school confirmed.

Two arrested in Skamania County drug trafficking case

By Emily Gillespie December 22, 2014 9:54 a.m.

A nine-month investigation into the trafficking of heroin and prescription medications ended last week with the arrest of two Skamania County residents.

Teen hit by SUV, injured while crossing street

By Emily Gillespie December 20, 2014 8:32 p.m.

A Vancouver teenager was treated at a hospital and released after she was struck by a vehicle Friday night.

Weather outside has been frightful

By Emily Gillespie December 20, 2014 8:02 p.m.

Heavy rainfall soaked Southwest Washington on Saturday, making for the worst weather that Santa Steam Train organizers have seen.

Steam train brings smiles to faces, Santa to town

By Emily Gillespie December 20, 2014 6:46 p.m.

Equipped with a pink umbrella, pink hat and pink rain boots, 5-year-old Alanna Vizcaino smiled happily.

Bathroom fire damages house in Washougal

By Emily Gillespie December 19, 2014 10:55 p.m.

Firefighters quickly doused a fire in the bathroom of a Washougal home Friday afternoon. Six adults and several pets were displaced by the fire, which caused smoke damage throughout the house.

Southbound I-5 bridge reopened after potential jumper

By Emily Gillespie December 19, 2014 11:09 a.m.

Southbound traffic for Interstate 5 were closed briefly this morning while police responded to a possible jumper on the Interstate bridge.

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