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Patty Hastings

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Woman in electric wheelchair falls off trail into Lacamas Lake

By Patty Hastings September 19, 2014 4:56 p.m.

A woman in an electric wheelchair fell off the Heritage Trail next to Lacamas Lake in Camas around noon Friday.

Three injured in I-5 crash south of Battle Ground

By Patty Hastings September 19, 2014 9:44 p.m.

Three Vancouver residents were injured Friday morning when a van’s tire blew out on Interstate 5 south of Battle Ground, causing it to hit the guardrail.

Bark dust fire damages northeast Hazel Dell house

By Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings September 19, 2014 4:49 p.m.

Firefighters doused a bark dust fire that spread Friday afternoon to a house in northeast Hazel Dell.

Yacolt man dies in crash north of Battle Ground

By Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings September 19, 2014 9:26 p.m.

Brian Bender, 30, of Yacolt died in the hospital after his vehicle crashed into a tree north of Battle Ground on Friday morning.

State warns about tech support scam artists

By Patty Hastings September 19, 2014 6 a.m.

The state attorney general is warning consumers against phone scammers posing as computer technicians.

Man hurt when pickup crashes into long fence

By Patty Hastings September 18, 2014 8:49 p.m.

A man was hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after his pickup veered off the road in Washougal and crashed into a fence.

Stolen adaptive tricycle found damaged in Vancouver

By Patty Hastings September 17, 2014 5:31 p.m.

An adaptive tricycle stolen from the home of a Vancouver boy with special needs was found damaged today by a passerby.

RV hits pole; unsecured passenger hurt

By Patty Hastings September 16, 2014 9:39 p.m.

A Battle Ground woman suffered serious injuries Tuesday evening when the motor home she was in veered off the road and struck a power pole south of Ridgefield.

'Good, full recovery' not foreseen for girl, 9, after crash

By Patty Hastings September 16, 2014 9:35 p.m.

A 9-year-old girl injured in a crash near Battle Ground last week remains in critical condition, according to hospital staff.

Washougal man sentenced in hatchet robbery

By Patty Hastings September 16, 2014 3:54 p.m.

A Washougal man pleaded guilty and was sentenced Monday in Clark County Superior Court for using a hatchet to threaten a convenience store cashier during a robbery attempt.

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