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Mark Bowder

assistant metro editor

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Camas girl, 3, hospitalized after fall from second-story window

By Mark Bowder February 21, 2015 10:17 p.m.

A 3-year-old Camas girl was hospitalized Saturday after falling from a second story window, according to the Camas Police Department.

Motorcycle rider dies in crash near Battle Ground

By Mark Bowder February 21, 2015 3:27 p.m.

A motorcyclist died in a traffic collision Saturday morning northwest of Battle Ground, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

Shooting report at southeast Vancouver home proves unfounded

By Mark Bowder February 21, 2015 8:50 a.m.

A man was taken for a mental health evaluation Friday after summoning police to what he said was the scene of a shooting in southeast Vancouver.

Three Portland-area men held after shooting in downtown Vancouver

By Mark Bowder February 21, 2015 1:37 p.m.

Three Portland-area men were arrested after a shooting this morning in downtown Vancouver, according to do the Vancouver Police Department.

Man fatally injured while trying to cross Highway 99 in Hazel Dell

By Mark Bowder February 7, 2015 10:02 p.m.

A man was killed Saturday evening when he was struck by a pickup truck while attempting to cross Highway 99 in Hazel Dell, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

Light smoke prompts fire call to Truman elementary

By Mark Bowder , Craig Brown , Justin Runquist and Tom Vogt February 4, 2015 11:42 a.m.

A report of light smoke and an electrical odor brought Vancouver firefighters to Truman Elementary School around 11:20 a.m. today.

Two arrested as gang task force investigates Vancouver shooting

By Mark Bowder January 31, 2015 9:36 a.m.

Two people have been arrested on assault charges as a gang task force continues its investigation into a shooting Friday in the Fourth Plain Village neighborhood of Vancouver.

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.

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