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Mark Bowder

assistant metro editor

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Recent Stories

Fire damages house near Ridgefield

By Mark Bowder October 25, 2014 10:33 p.m.

The fire was reported shortly after 10 p.m. at 3403 N.W. 209th St., an 800-square foot single-story house built in 1945.

Drugs blamed in late-night rollover crash in Vancouver

By Mark Bowder October 11, 2014 3:13 p.m.

An Oregon woman will face a DUI charge as a result of a rollover crash that injured her and a passenger, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Warrant sweep nets 25 people in Vancouver

By Mark Bowder October 11, 2014 2:51 p.m.

A sweep by law enforcement officials Friday in Vancouver led to the arrest of 25 people, according to the Vancouver Police Department.

Man sought in theft from vendor at Vancouver supermarket

By Mark Bowder September 27, 2014 3:11 p.m.

The Vancouver Police Department is seeking the public’s help identifying a man who allegedly stole a wallet and personal items from a vendor working at grocery store.

Molten aluminum spills at Vancouver die casting business

By Mark Bowder September 26, 2014 1:51 p.m.

A report of a fire at a Fruit Valley neighborhood business early Friday morning turned out to be spill of hot liquid metal.

Man accused of robbery, ramming police car captured

By Mark Bowder and Emily Gillespie September 26, 2014 11:19 a.m.

Police on Friday arrested a man who allegedly robbed an east Vancouver convenience store, rammed a police car while fleeing in a vehicle and then prompted an hourslong search after evading police.

Crossover crash on Interstate 5 near Salem kills one

By Mark Bowder September 24, 2014 2:52 p.m.

A crossover accident on Interstate 5 in Oregon this morning claimed one life and backed up freeway traffic for hours.

Vancouver man injured in motorcycle crash

By Mark Bowder September 20, 2014 10:06 p.m.

A Vancouver man was injured Saturday when he was thrown from his motorcycle on state Highway 503 in Cowlitz County, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Fire damages house in Vancouver

By Mark Bowder September 20, 2014 4:18 p.m.

A fire damaged a home in Vancouver’s Fircrest neighborhood early Saturday afternoon.

Public's help sought in finding missing mentally disabled Portland man

By Mark Bowder September 19, 2014 9:41 p.m.

The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a mentally disabled 42-year-old Portland man who went missing nearly two weeks ago.

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