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Mark Bowder

assistant metro editor

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Boy, 5, hurt in Washougal hit-run crash; driver arrested

By Mark Bowder April 24, 2015 9:51 p.m.

A Washougal woman was arrested Friday in connection with a hit-and-run crash that injured a 5-year-old boy, according to the Washougal Police Department.

Kidnapping suspect leads officers on high-speed, bi-state chase

By Mark Bowder April 4, 2015 9:07 p.m.

A kidnapping suspect led authorities on a high-speed chase Saturday from Clark County into Portland that ended in a car crash that injured him and two police officers.

Woman rescued after car plunges over embankment near Stevenson

By Mark Bowder April 4, 2015 8:45 p.m.

A woman had to be cut from the wreckage of a car that plunged over a 40-foot embankment near Stevenson on Saturday.

Battle Ground woman dies from injuries suffered in Thursday crash

By Mark Bowder April 4, 2015 10:10 a.m.

A Battle Ground woman died Friday night from injuries suffered Thursday in a three-car crash on state Highway 503, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Woodland toddler, 1, dies in drowning incident

By Mark Bowder April 3, 2015 10:11 p.m.

A Woodland toddler died in a drowning incident Friday evening, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

After 'Idol,' some idle time, finally  

By Mark Bowder and Patty Hastings April 3, 2015 9:51 p.m.

PORTLAND — On Daniel Seavey's 16th birthday Thursday, dozens of friends and family sang "Happy Birthday" and barraged him with hugs.

Friends, fans, family welcome Daniel Seavey home from 'American Idol' journey

By Mark Bowder and Patty Hastings April 2, 2015 11:41 p.m.

Friends, fans and family members greeted Daniel Seavey of Vancouver at Portland International Airport late Thursday after his return from his time on "American Idol."

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.

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