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Mark Bowder

assistant metro editor


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Fire damages house in Vancouver's Northwest neighborhood

By Mark Bowder January 29, 2015 6:47 p.m.

Fire damaged a house Thursday night in Vancouver’s Northwest neighborhood.

Portland TV station website shuts down reader comments

By Mark Bowder January 29, 2015 4:56 p.m.

The website for Portland television station KOIN-TV turned off its comment boards this week, saying “it’s time to be honest about what comment boards have morphed into over the years.”

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.

Gas prices break $2 barrier in Clark County

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

Collapsing oil prices have led to large drops in gasoline prices nationwide.

Vancouver woman is Portland hotel homicide victim

By Mark Bowder December 27, 2014 4:23 p.m.

A Vancouver woman whose body was found in a Portland hotel Friday morning was the victim of a homicide, the Portland Police Bureau reported Saturday.

Community rallies to aid soon-to-be-displaced Courtyard Village residents

By Mark Bowder December 13, 2014 4:12 p.m.

A Vancouver personal trainer is organizing a fundraising run/walk to aid those being forced out of their homes at the Courtyard Village Apartments in Rose Village.

Neighbors rally to aid Vancouver family left homeless by fire

By Mark Bowder December 13, 2014 3:28 p.m.

Neighbors of a Vancouver family displaced by a fire Friday have started a fundraising drive on their behalf.

Fire burns house in Vancouver's Rose Village neighborhood

By Mark Bowder December 13, 2014 10:02 a.m.

Fire burned a home Friday night in Vancouver’s Rose Village neighborhood.

Fire strikes apartment complex in east Vancouver

By Mark Bowder and Patty Hastings December 10, 2014 5:03 p.m.

The Vancouver Fire Department battled a fire this afternoon in a stairwell landing at an east Vancouver apartment complex.

Eight people displaced when fire strikes Hazel Dell mobile home

By Paris Achen and Mark Bowder December 10, 2014 3:06 p.m.

Three adults and five children were displaced late Tuesday when a fire started at a home in Hazel Dell.

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