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Emily Gillespie

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Police: Woman drove car into Columbia River intentionally

By Emily Gillespie January 22, 2015 3:21 p.m.

A woman who police say intentionally drove her vehicle into the Columbia River on Thursday was saved by two men who are being hailed as good Samaritans.

Five-car crash blocks traffic on I-205 bridge

By Emily Gillespie January 22, 2015 8:50 a.m.

A five-car crash on the southbound Interstate 205 bridge blocked a lane of traffic for more than an hour this morning, according to Washington State Patrol Trooper Will Finn.

Duck hunter found dead at Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge

By Emily Gillespie January 21, 2015 9:34 a.m.

A 54-year-old Clark County man who was duck hunting was found dead at Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge Tuesday.

Washougal woman died of smoke inhalation in accidental fire

By Emily Gillespie January 19, 2015 1:56 p.m.

A 62-year-old woman died of smoke inhalation during a fire Jan. 7 fire at a rural Washougal home that has been ruled an accident.

Small landslide damages Camas house

By Emily Gillespie January 19, 2015 1:52 p.m.

A small landslide in Camas damaged a home in the Prune Hill Park area this weekend.

Detectives seek help in case of body found near Columbia River

By Emily Gillespie January 16, 2015 10:34 a.m.

Clark County detectives are asking for the public’s help in the investigation into the death of a transient woman.

Fire that damaged Riverview house ruled to be electrical

By Emily Gillespie January 15, 2015 1:36 p.m.

A fire at a Riverview neighborhood house was caused by an electrical malfunction or failure, according to Vancouver Fire Marshal Heidi Scarpelli.

Three injured in head-on crash north of Battle Ground

By Emily Gillespie January 15, 2015 6:43 a.m.

Three people were injured in a head-on crash allegedly caused by an intoxicated driver on state Highway 503 Wednesday night.

Fire badly damages Rose Village home

By Mark Bowder and Emily Gillespie January 14, 2015 1:29 p.m.

A two-alarm fire heavily damaged a house Wednesday in Vancouver's Rose Village neighborhood.

Possible causes narrowed in Shumway shed fire

By Emily Gillespie January 13, 2015 7:46 p.m.

A fire that started in a shed before it spread to a tree and nearby house was caused by either a smoker’s carelessness or a heater, according to Vancouver Fire Marshal Heidi Scarpelli.

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