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Mark Bowder

assistant metro editor


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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.

Fire damages cars, house in Brush Prairie neighborhood

By Mark Bowder and Patty Hastings June 11, 2014 7:08 p.m.

Fire destroyed two classic cars and gutted the garage of a home in Brush Prairie Wednesday afternoon.

Robber strikes Vancouver gas station

By Mark Bowder June 7, 2014 12:35 a.m.

A female robber held up a gas station on Northeast Andresen Road late Friday night, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office.

Mielke, Madore appoint Ed Barnes as third county commissioner  

By Mark Bowder June 3, 2014 9:45 p.m.

Clark County commissioners David Madore and Tom Mielke have selected retired labor leader Ed Barnes of Vancouver to be the third member of the Board of Clark County Commissioners.

Battle Ground woman remains hospitalized after crash

By Mark Bowder May 28, 2014 8:30 p.m.

A Battle Ground woman injured in a South Dakota car crash that killed her husband and infant daughter last week remained hospitalized late Tuesday.

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