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Mark Bowder

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Battle Ground girl injured in I-205 crash in Vancouver

By Mark Bowder November 21, 2014 10:19 p.m.

An 11-year-old Battle Ground girl was injured Friday in a collision in the southbound lanes of Interstate 205 north of Southeast Mill Plain Boulevard, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Update: Missing mentally challenged Hazel Dell woman found safe

By Mark Bowder November 16, 2014 6:33 a.m.

The Clark County Sheriff's Office reported late Saturday that a mentally challenged woman who went missing Saturday afternoon in Hazel Dell has been found safe.

Fire damages house in Camas

By Mark Bowder November 13, 2014 9:52 p.m.

Fire damaged a house in Camas late Thursday night.

Police seek help finding missing Vancouver girl

By Mark Bowder November 1, 2014 11:39 a.m.

A VPD bulletin said Julianna Vara left the 1400 block of Northeast 86th Avenue in Vancouver wearing a short sleeved black T-shirt, blue jeans and black Keds shoes. She was carrying a black leather bag with her when she left.

Police at Vancouver crash scene nearly hit by car

By Mark Bowder November 1, 2014 11:33 a.m.

Emergency crews on the scene of a serious crash on Northeast 112th Avenue almost became victims themselves early Saturday morning when a car drove through traffic barricades protecting the scene, according to the Vancouver Police Department.

Two reported dead in east Vancouver car crash

By Mark Bowder October 31, 2014 11:33 p.m.

Two people died late Friday when a vehicle crashed into a pole near the intersection of Northeast 136th Avenue and Fourth Street in Vancouver.

Trick or treaters critically hurt when hit by car

By Mark Bowder and Patty Hastings October 31, 2014 11:32 p.m.

Two 7-year-old girls and a 20-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries Friday when they were struck by a vehicle while trick-or-treating in east Vancouver, according to the Vancouver Police Deparment.

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.

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