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Mark Bowder

assistant metro editor

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Larch inmate dead of apparent suicide

By Mark Bowder March 28, 2015 9:42 p.m.

An inmate at Larch Corrections Center died Saturday in what officials are describing as an apparent suicide.

Nearly 20 held after raids at Vancouver apartment complex, house

By Mark Bowder March 27, 2015 9:06 p.m.

A three-month investigation into alleged criminal activity at an apartment complex and neighboring house in Vancouver’s Maplewood neighborhood has led to the arrest of nearly 20 people, according to the Vancouver Police Department.

Man surrenders after 9.5-hour standoff with SWAT team

By Mark Bowder , Patty Hastings and Susan Parrish March 27, 2015 10:35 p.m.

A Vancouver man who allegedly threatened firefighters with a firearm barricaded himself in his house for 9½ hours on Friday before surrendering to SWAT officers shortly before 10 p.m.

Reckless motorcyclist brought to heel by K9 officer in Vancouver

By Mark Bowder March 21, 2015 11:21 a.m.

A reckless motorcyclist trying to give deputies the slip was reportedly brought to heel Friday night by Jango, a Clark County Sheriff’s Office K9 officer.

Fire did more than $600,000 damage to Yacolt-area home

By Mark Bowder March 14, 2015 5:25 p.m.

Fire did more than $600,000 damage to the structure and contents of a house near Yacolt on Friday, according to Clark County Fire District 10.

Fire burning house near Yacolt

By Mark Bowder March 13, 2015 9:11 p.m.

Fire crews are on the scene of a fully involved house fire in a rural area near Yacolt.

Daniel Seavey makes it to Top 11 on 'American Idol'  

By Mark Bowder March 12, 2015 9:36 p.m.

Vancouver's Daniel Seavey passed through another round of elimination Thursday in this year's season of "American Idol" on Fox.

Four hurt, two critically, in high-speed Vancouver crash

By Mark Bowder and Patty Hastings March 7, 2015 10:16 a.m.

Four people were injured Friday night in a high-speed crash on the Saint Johns on-ramp to state Highway 500.

Sheriff's K9 subdues wanted man in Hazel Dell

By Mark Bowder March 5, 2015 10:17 p.m.

A Clark County Sheriff’s Office K9 subdued a wanted man Thursday evening in Hazel Dell, according to the CCSO.

Camas girl, 3, hospitalized after fall from second-story window

By Mark Bowder February 21, 2015 10:17 p.m.

A 3-year-old Camas girl was hospitalized Saturday after falling from a second story window, according to the Camas Police Department.

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