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Patty Hastings

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Window shot out at Grand Central Fred Meyer

By Patty Hastings May 4, 2015 5:26 p.m.

Somebody shot out a window at Grand Central Fred Meyer in west Vancouver this evening.

Body of Portland hiker found under waterfall

By Patty Hastings May 4, 2015 4:05 p.m.

A Portland hiker was found dead this morning under a waterfall along a tributary of the Washougal River.

Man arrested in Battle Ground standoff

By Patty Hastings May 4, 2015 5:57 p.m.

A man barricaded himself inside a Battle Ground residence this afternoon, prompting a multi-agency police response that lasted more than four hours.

Man observed in parking lot eludes police in bi-state chase

By Patty Hastings May 2, 2015 8:28 p.m.

A man, who police believe was intoxicated, led officers on a pursuit Saturday morning from Sportsman’s Warehouse in Orchards down Interstate 205 into Oregon.

Deputies get two-hour lesson on autism

By Patty Hastings May 2, 2015 8:14 p.m.

When Carole Kaulitz asked a roomful of law enforcement officers if they had ever had a personal experience with someone with autism, nobody raised their hand.

Illustrating the science of an active volcano  

By Patty Hastings May 2, 2015 8:04 p.m.

"Trashcano?"

Vancouver police sort loot worth $50,000

By Patty Hastings May 1, 2015 10:43 p.m.

Hundreds of items were organized and labeled — everything from power tools to musical instruments, bicycles, golf clubs, televisions, watches and weapons (both legal and illegal). But these things weren't part of a garage sale.

Regional fire service plan losing in early results

By Patty Hastings April 28, 2015 9:57 p.m.

Voters appear to have rejected a measure to create a regional fire-service authority in north Clark County and the city of Woodland, according to early election results released Tuesday night.

Alleged car scam interrupted by off-duty detective

By Patty Hastings April 28, 2015 7:10 p.m.

An off-duty Clark County sheriff’s detective interrupted an alleged scam last week in the east Vancouver Home Depot parking lot.

Fire officials anticipate "challenging summer"

By Patty Hastings April 28, 2015 6 a.m.

The state Department of Natural Resources is getting a jump start on the wildfire season by enlisting and training firefighters earlier than usual.

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