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Torch Run honors, celebrates Special Olympics athletes

By Paul Suarez May 28, 2014 5:38 p.m.

Special Olympics athletes and their supporters in law enforcement ran through Clark County on Wednesday as part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run.

WSP investigating crash involving patrol car

By Paul Suarez March 28, 2014 9:25 p.m.

A crash between a Washington State Patrol car and another vehicle is snarling traffic in the intersection of Northeast Fourth Plain Road and Northeast 117th Avenue in the Orchards area.

Woman dead in Vancouver house fire

By Craig Brown , Patty Hastings and Paul Suarez January 10, 2014 7:59 p.m.

A woman who had been trapped in a bedroom died Friday morning in a two-alarm house fire, despite the best efforts of her son and firefighters to rescue her.

String of recent incidents have schools rethinking security

By Paul Suarez December 2, 2013 6 a.m.

RIDGEFIELD — The final bell echoes over the campus of Ridgefield High School at 2:45 p.m. on an overcast day in early November. Students filter out of the building, passing freshly planted trees, dirt and gravel as crews work on an expansion to the building on the back of the campus. Across the street a man wearing khaki pants and a ribbed black sweater stands, watching.

Motorcyclist struck by lightning in Lewis County

By Paul Suarez September 5, 2013 1:13 p.m.

A motorcyclist was hit by lightning on Interstate 5 north in Lewis County Thursday morning.

Crash kills Kelso woman, snarls traffic on I-5 south near Woodland

By Patty Hastings and Paul Suarez August 6, 2013 9:50 p.m.

Washington State Patrol is shutting down Interstate 5 southbound near Woodland after a crash.

Procession, funeral held for Vancouver firefighter (with video)

By Paul Suarez August 5, 2013 6:45 p.m.

A procession with local firefighters traveled from the Cascade Park area to Hazel Dell Monday morning to honor former Vancouver Fire Department Capt. Carl Murray

UPDATE: Crews end search for possible missing hiker on Table Mountain

By Paul Suarez March 11, 2013 8:52 p.m.

A search for a possible missing hiker in Skamania County was suspended at dark, authorities said.

Local heroes honored at Red Cross breakfast

By Paul Suarez March 8, 2013 6:04 p.m.

Six people and one dog were honored Friday morning at Real Heroes Breakfast for taking action to help others. About 700 people packed into the Hilton Vancouver Washington to attend the event, the only fundraiser for the American Red Cross of Southwest Washington.

Sheriff's SUV damaged in Hazel Dell crash

By Paul Suarez March 8, 2013 9:32 p.m.

A sheriff's deputy was sent to Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center Thursday night with minor injuries after his car was rear-ended by another car in Hazel Dell.

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