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Mark Bowder

assistant metro editor

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Vancouver man dies, five others hurt, in morning crash

By Mark Bowder and Eric Florip August 16, 2014 6:09 p.m.

One person was killed and five others injured early Saturday in what the Washington State Patrol is calling an alcohol-involved rollover crash on Interstate 205.

Fire damages mobile home in Vancouver’s North Image neighborhood

By Mark Bowder July 31, 2014 9:37 p.m.

Fire damaged a mobile home Thursday night in the North Image neighborhood of Vancouver.

Three hurt, two cited in morning I-5 crash in Vancouver

By Mark Bowder July 29, 2014 5:27 p.m.

Three people were injured in a Tuesday morning crash on Interstate 5 in Vancouver, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Track worker critically injured at Washougal motocross event

By Mark Bowder and Paul Valencia July 26, 2014 8:04 p.m.

A track worker was critically injured Saturday morning when he was struck by a motorcycle that had gone off the track at the Washougal Motocross Park.

Man wounded in Vancouver officer-involved shooting

By Mark Bowder and Stevie Mathieu July 20, 2014 6:46 p.m.

A man who was allegedly threatening members of his family with a gun was shot by a police officer late Saturday night.

Afternoon fire damages Rose Village home

By Mark Bowder and Patty Hastings July 16, 2014 4:47 p.m.

Fire damaged a home in west Vancouver’s Rose Village neighborhood this afternoon, leaving it uninhabitable.

Missing rafters found after 3-hour search

By Mark Bowder July 12, 2014 7:29 a.m.

Rescuers searched the East Fork of the Lewis River on Friday after two boys went missing while rafting between Lewisville Park and Daybreak Park.

Attic fire damages Vancouver home

By Mark Bowder July 10, 2014 7:59 p.m.

An attic fire damaged a house in Vancouver on Thursday, according to emergency radio traffic monitored at The Columbian.

Vancouver man arrested in alleged domestic violence arson

By Mark Bowder June 14, 2014 4:33 p.m.

A Vancouver man reportedly in the midst of a break-up has been arrested in connection with a fire Friday at a home in Clark County’s Sunnyside neighborhood.

Vancouver man dies in Oregon commercial truck crash

By Mark Bowder June 12, 2014 9:35 p.m.

A Vancouver man was killed Thursday in a commercial truck crash in Oregon.

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