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Emily Gillespie

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Police searching for missing Vancouver man with early dimentia

By Emily Gillespie September 17, 2014 6:33 a.m.

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a Vancouver man in the early stages of dementia.

Trailer detaches from tractor, crashes on I-5 near Woodland

By Emily Gillespie September 16, 2014 3:52 p.m.

The trailer portion of a commercial tractor-trailer became detached and crashed into a guardrail on Interstate 5 near Woodland this afternoon.

Tugboat crew rescues fishermen in overturned boat

By Emily Gillespie September 16, 2014 9:03 p.m.

The crew aboard a tugboat reportedly saved two fishermen last week whose boat capsized in the Columbia River east of Stevenson.

'Unauthorized' B.G. school bus: District was training new driver

By Emily Gillespie and Susan Parrish September 16, 2014 3:32 p.m.

The 'unauthorized school bus' reported to be offering rides to Battle Ground students last week was nothing more than a new bus driver and a trainer, according to a statement released by Battle Ground Police Department this afternoon.

Vancouver man, 84, missing since last week

By Emily Gillespie September 15, 2014 9:44 p.m.

There is still no sign of an 84-year-old Vancouver man who went missing from his hotel last week.

Girl, 9, injured in B.G. crash remains in critical condition

By Emily Gillespie September 15, 2014 9:31 p.m.

A Battle Ground mother injured in a crash has been released from the hospital but her 9-year-old daughter remains in critical condition.

Emergency burn ban in effect in Skamania County

By Emily Gillespie September 15, 2014 9:48 a.m.

An emergency burn ban went into effect Monday morning in Skamania County, according to the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials: Brush fire was caused by cigarettes

By Emily Gillespie September 12, 2014 9:11 p.m.

A Thursday afternoon brush fire in Vancouver's North Image neighborhood was caused by discarded cigarettes, according to the Vancouver Fire Marshal.

Condition of mother injured in B.G. crash improves

By Emily Gillespie September 12, 2014 8:41 p.m.

The condition of a 44-year-old woman critically injured in a Battle Ground crash Wednesday has been improved in the hospital.

Police: Missing, endangered Vancouver woman located

By Emily Gillespie September 12, 2014 9:35 p.m.

Sondra O'Rourke was found Friday afternoon near downtown Vancouver, according to the Vancouver Police Department.

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