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Emily Gillespie

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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.

Truck slams into Vancouver Walgreens, suspects flee

By Emily Gillespie December 19, 2014 7:24 a.m.

A truck reportedly stolen in Oregon slammed into a downtown business early this morning.

Crash west of Battle Ground causes backup in the area

By Emily Gillespie December 18, 2014 7:55 a.m.

A crash at Northeast 72 Avenue and 199 Street west of Battle Ground has traffic backed up in the area.

Officers involved in shootings back at work

By Emily Gillespie December 17, 2014 5:28 p.m.

Seven Vancouver police officers involved in recent shootings are back to full duty this week.

Vancouver apartment fire cause unknown

By Emily Gillespie December 17, 2014 5:27 p.m.

An investigation into a fire at an east Vancouver apartment complex concluded with an undetermined cause.

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