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Tom Vogt

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Clark County wildfires under control

By Craig Brown , Lauren Dake , Emily Gillespie and Tom Vogt August 4, 2015 5:11 p.m.

Wildland fires erupted in Clark County this afternoon, challenging firefighters to respond to all of them. By 5 p.m. all were under control.

Off Beat: Years later, Capt. 'Grumpy' flying high

By Tom Vogt August 2, 2015 6:39 p.m.

Navy Capt. Keith Kimberly is Grumpy.

Search continues today for missing woman

By Tom Vogt August 1, 2015 3:18 p.m.

Sheriff says search will continue Sunday if woman isn't found today

Chkalov flight documents land at Pearson

By Tom Vogt August 1, 2015 6 a.m.

The president of the United States took a couple of minutes out of his schedule on June 20, 1937, to send a telegram to Vancouver Barracks.

Japanese flags to be returned home

By Tom Vogt July 30, 2015 6 a.m.

Dozens of small Japanese flags taken as battlefield trophies by American troops are heading home. Some might wind up back with Japanese families that sent their young men off to combat in the Pacific during World War II.

Cowlitz bring tradition ashore

By Tom Vogt July 28, 2015 8:17 p.m.

As Ty Koch takes part in a tribal tradition that goes back untold generations, "It's very humbling," the 19-year-old said.

Naval aviator lands in elite company

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

When it comes to his family's aviation heritage, "The roots go back quite a ways," U.S. Navy Capt. Keith Kimberly said.

Off Beat: Artists follow many roads to Tin Man's heart

By Tom Vogt July 27, 2015 6 a.m.

When L. Frank Baum created the Tin Woodman in 1900, he gave the "Oz" character a great story line, but no heart.

Artist gets to the heart of arts

By Tom Vogt July 26, 2015 6 a.m.

The Tin Man has a heart, after all.

Archaeology field school uncovers artifacts

By Tom Vogt July 24, 2015 6 a.m.

Vancouver's World War I spruce mill was a massive undertaking, and a lot of artifacts remain just below the surface.

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