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Patty Hastings

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Officials ID man found dead in hunting blind

By Patty Hastings January 22, 2015 9:01 p.m.

The Clark County Medical Examiner's Office identified a 54-year-old man from Lewis County who died Tuesday of natural causes at the Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge.

Driver in six-vehicle accident identified

By Patty Hastings January 22, 2015 9 p.m.

Police identified the driver of the vehicle that allegedly caused a six-car pileup on Mill Plain Boulevard in east Vancouver during Wednesday's evening commute.

Fire in vacant home did $100,000 damage

By Patty Hastings January 22, 2015 8:57 p.m.

Investigators haven't determined the cause of a week-ago fire that severely damaged a vacant house in Vancouver's Truman neighborhood. The fire destroyed possible evidence, said Clark County Deputy Fire Marshal Richard Martin.

Truck-tractor burns on Hwy. 14

By Patty Hastings January 22, 2015 8:55 p.m.

A truck-tractor went up in flames Thursday afternoon on state Highway 14 eastbound in Vancouver.

Chieftains grow into local leaders

By Patty Hastings January 22, 2015 6 a.m.

When Chuck Atkins was sworn in as sheriff, a curious commonality emerged among three of Clark County's six elected executives. Atkins, Auditor Greg Kimsey and Treasurer Doug Lasher are Columbia River High School graduates.

Crash on Mill Plain injures several, clogs traffic

By Patty Hastings January 21, 2015 8 p.m.

A multi-vehicle crash seriously injured at least three people and clogged a busy stretch of Mill Plain Boulevard during this evening’s commute.

Alleged burglar leads police on chase in Vancouver

By Patty Hastings January 20, 2015 10:30 p.m.

Police captured a man suspected of ransacking a house Tuesday afternoon in east Vancouver.

Duck hunter found dead at wildlife refuge

By Patty Hastings January 20, 2015 10:29 p.m.

A duck hunter was found dead inside a shelter Tuesday evening at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.

Man 'skitching' on skateboard run over in Vancouver

By Patty Hastings January 20, 2015 10:28 p.m.

A 21-year-old man was injured after he rode a skateboard while holding onto a pickup and fell Tuesday afternoon in east Vancouver.

Man robs Chase bank in east Vancouver

By Patty Hastings January 20, 2015 1:52 p.m.

A man robbed a Chase bank inside Fred Meyer in east Vancouver this afternoon.

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