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Mark Bowder

assistant metro editor

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Fire damages home in Vancouver's Ellsworth Springs neighborhood

By Mark Bowder July 10, 2015 8:47 p.m.

Fire damaged a house Friday night in Vancouver's Ellsworth Springs neighborhood.

Man drowns in Columbia River

By Mark Bowder July 10, 2015 9:44 p.m.

A search of the Columbia River for a man who drowned near Frenchman’s Bar Park continued into Friday night.

Fire burns 8 to 10 acres near Andresen Road and Padden Parkway

By Mark Bowder and Patty Hastings July 4, 2015 9:22 p.m.

A fire in a wetland area near Andresen Road and Northeast 78th Street, which was allegedly sparked by a burning thistle pod, torched 8 to 10 acres and led to people leaving their homes and a nearby church.

Fire destroys two mobile homes in Vancouver

By Mark Bowder and Patty Hastings July 4, 2015 9:48 p.m.

Fire destroyed two mobile homes Saturday afternoon in Vancouver, prompting pleas from fire officials for extreme caution with cigarettes, fireworks and other sources of fire.

Forest fire burning in wilderness west of Mount Adams

By Mark Bowder July 4, 2015 6:05 p.m.

A wildfire is burning on the west flank of Mount Adams, in the Mount Adams Wilderness of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

Fire damages duplex in Vancouver

By Mark Bowder and Patty Hastings July 1, 2015 7:44 p.m.

Fire damaged a duplex in Vancouver’s Rose Village neighborhood late Wednesday afternoon.

Man, 29, drowns at Lewisville Park

By Mark Bowder June 27, 2015 8:02 p.m.

A 29-year-old man on an outing with his family died Saturday in a drowning incident in the East Fork of the Lewis River north of Battle Ground, according to Clark County Fire & Rescue.

Police capture carjacking suspect in Vancouver

By Mark Bowder and Patty Hastings June 25, 2015 9:58 p.m.

Law enforcement officials converged on Vancouver's Lincoln neighborhood following a high-speed pursuit of an armed carjacking suspect.

Three killed, three injured in head-on crash in Skamania County

By Mark Bowder June 20, 2015 10:35 p.m.

Three people were killed and three others injured Saturday night in a head-on crash on state Highway 14 in Skamania County, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Vancouver woman hospitalized after motorcycle, car collide

By Mark Bowder June 19, 2015 10:14 p.m.

A Vancouver woman was hospitalized Friday when a car and motorcycle collided on state Highway 500 at Northeast 112th Avenue, according to the Washington State Patrol.

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