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Patty Hastings

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Homeowner, intruder exchange shots in Amboy

By Patty Hastings December 24, 2014 6:24 p.m.

A homeowner and intruder exchanged shots at a rural residence just south of Amboy.

Cellestine accused of selling drugs

By Patty Hastings December 23, 2014 7:33 p.m.

A local man who went to prison for the 2009 hit-and-run death of a popular Hudson's Bay High School teacher was back in Clark County Superior Court on Tuesday. Antonio E. Cellestine, 23, was arraigned on suspicion of selling drugs at a west Vancouver apartment complex and driving with a suspended license.

Judge declares mistrial in child rape case

By Patty Hastings December 23, 2014 7:51 p.m.

Superior Court Judge Barbara Johnson declared her decision this afternoon to grant a mistrial in the case of Christopher Warren, who was found guilty of child rape.

Camas police arrest car prowl suspects

By Patty Hastings December 22, 2014 9:34 p.m.

Police arrested two Vancouver residents who allegedly broke into multiple cars in Camas over the last few weeks and used stolen credit cards to buy merchandise at area businesses.

Atkins sworn in as Clark County sheriff

By Patty Hastings December 22, 2014 7:46 p.m.

Chuck Atkins was sworn in as Clark County sheriff in a standing-room-only ceremony Monday afternoon at the Public Service Center. Atkins' family alone took up three rows of chairs, while county officials and law enforcement crowded into the back of the sixth floor hearing room.

Armed robbery reported near Vancouver mall

By Patty Hastings December 22, 2014 9:28 p.m.

Two teenagers were robbed Monday afternoon outside a 7-Eleven in the VanMall neighborhood.

That's a wrap: Santa's Posse preps gifts for children

By Patty Hastings December 18, 2014 9:48 p.m.

The Clark County Event Center turned into a kind of Christmas factory on Thursday evening. Toys of all kinds were piled high on the floor — everything from board games and balls to Barbie dolls and bikes. People gathered around tables swiftly wrapping gifts, and an assembly line of volunteers boxed food for holiday meals.

Missing man found in Columbia River Gorge ravine

By Patty Hastings December 18, 2014 3:39 p.m.

A Portland, Ore. man who went missing in Skamania County over the summer was recently found dead in a ravine in the Columbia River Gorge area.

Rotarians ring bells for man hit by van on I-205

By Patty Hastings December 17, 2014 10:25 p.m.

The owner of a white pickup was arrested this afternoon on suspicion of fleeing an injury-causing crash that closed Interstate 205 last week.

Police: Couple sold weed through slot in front door

By Patty Hastings December 17, 2014 5:11 p.m.

Police arrested an east Vancouver couple who were allegedly selling marijuana through a slot in the front door of their house.

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