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Tom Vogt

science, military & history reporter

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Recent Stories

Fort Vancouver Tapestry: Connective threads

By Tom Vogt July 3, 2015 8:10 p.m.

As Clark County's 108-foot-long history lesson unfolded, several Japanese women could track their own paths in the fabric.

Historical tapestry to hang in library

By Tom Vogt July 2, 2015 10 a.m.

A summary of local history is coming to Vancouver Community Library, but don't look for it on a bookshelf in the 900 section.

All Aboard: Railroad families take special trip

By Tom Vogt June 29, 2015 9:31 p.m.

Jordan Dobson represents the third generation of railroading in his family, with a combined 91 years on the job among the three men.

Second escaped Larch inmate caught in Vancouver

By Tom Vogt June 29, 2015 7:26 p.m.

The second of two inmates who had escaped from Larch Corrections Center two weeks ago is back in custody.

Off Beat: In Korea, he listened to languages he was to never speak

By Tom Vogt June 29, 2015 6 a.m.

Jim Moody's job during the Korean War included gathering intelligence.

Tidewater christens new towboat

By Aaron Corvin and Tom Vogt June 28, 2015 3:59 p.m.

Tidewater Transportation and Terminals, the Vancouver-based marine transportation business, highlighted its new towboat, Crown Point, at a christening ceremony Saturday.

Immigrants settling in at Skamania General Store

By Tom Vogt June 28, 2015 6 a.m.

SKAMANIA — The sign in front of the Skamania General Store still advertises biscuits and gravy.

Cloud cover provides slight reprieve

By Tom Vogt June 27, 2015 9:36 p.m.

Some unexpected cloud cover kept temperatures from reaching record-threatening highs Saturday, and today's outlook is fairly similar, according to a National Weather Service meteorologist.

'Window Shopping' at the Recycled Arts Festival

By Tom Vogt June 27, 2015 8:06 p.m.

Liz Wallace stopped and gazed at a window into wonder.

Korean War mural dedicated

By Tom Vogt June 25, 2015 9:18 p.m.

George Raynor hasn't forgotten the Korean War.

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