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Tom Vogt

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Recent Stories

Mount St. Helens' glacier caves explored

By Tom Vogt October 21, 2014 7:18 p.m.

On a clear day, Mount St. Helens is the dominant feature on Clark County's northeast skyline. But hidden in its crater is a secret landscape that has been viewed by only a dozen people; they explored two glacier caves in June.

Clouds will beat moon during Thursday eclipse

By Tom Vogt October 20, 2014 7:28 p.m.

Skywatchers in the Vancouver-Portland area won't have much of a show Thursday during the fourth and final eclipse of 2014.

Off Beat: Pioneer had unique perspective on Fort Vancouver

By Tom Vogt October 20, 2014 6 a.m.

When a 94-year-old pioneer flew from Vancouver in 1924, retracing his Oregon Trail route in a DeHavilland biplane, it was an example of a historic figure going full circle.

Sprucing up Pearson: Scale model details 1918 mill

By Tom Vogt October 20, 2014 6 a.m.

Even in miniature, the mill is immense.

Overnight police standoff ends in arrest

By Craig Brown and Tom Vogt October 18, 2014 9:08 a.m.

An overnight standoff between police and a suspect barricaded in an east Vancouver garage ended safely at about 8 a.m. today.

Rare 1918 biplane to land at Pearson Air Museum

By Tom Vogt October 17, 2014 6 a.m.

Pearson Air Museum has acquired an extremely rare 1918 DeHavilland DH-4B airplane.

Off Beat: Paul Revere and the Raiders had several names

By Tom Vogt October 13, 2014 6 a.m.

Raiders? Riders? Really, what's the difference?

Habitat for Humanity home comes together

By Tom Vogt October 10, 2014 10:05 p.m.

Evergreen junior Ryan Newman was among dozens of students who worked on separate projects last year at Mountain View and Evergreen high schools.

Paul Revere's Vancouver-based manager pays tribute

By Tom Vogt October 9, 2014 7:56 p.m.

More than 50 years ago, Roger Hart walked out of a bank with an unexpected asset. It was the phone number for a rock 'n' roll musician with an ear-catching name.

Long time ago, name was fittingly nipped in the Budz

By Tom Vogt and Sue Vorenberg October 6, 2014 6 a.m.

Having the name Budz seems almost too fitting for the co-owner of a store that sells — among other items — marijuana buds.

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