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The Nakia Creek Fire burns on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, near Larch Mountain. The fire grew to 250 acres as of Tuesday morning.

3 homes in Nakia Creek Fire evacuation zone reported burglaries

The Nakia Creek Fire burns on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, near Larch Mountain. The fire grew to 250 acres as of Tuesday morning.

October 27, 2022, 4:23pm Clark County News

Residents from three homes reported burglaries, and there were two online reports of area property theft in evacuation zones for the Nakia Creek Fire. Read story

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Former Vancouver Neighbors on Watch volunteer gets 26 months for child pornography

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October 27, 2022, 3:34pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man, who was previously a Vancouver police Neighbors on Watch volunteer, was sentenced last week to 26 months in prison for possessing child pornography. Read story

Derek Cunningham, 33, appears Monday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of vehicular homicide and two counts of vehicular assault. Police say his blood-alcohol content was nearly double the legal driving limit when he crashed into a vehicle stopped on the 78th Street Exit for southbound Interstate 5.

Vancouver man gets 8½ years in drunken-driving crash that killed two people

Derek Cunningham, 33, appears Monday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of vehicular homicide and two counts of vehicular assault. Police say his blood-alcohol content was nearly double the legal driving limit when he crashed into a vehicle stopped on the 78th Street Exit for southbound Interstate 5.

October 27, 2022, 3:29pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man was sentenced last week to 8½ years in prison for a December drunken-driving crash in which two people died. Read story

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2005 murder of Chelsea Harrison in Vancouver becomes campaign issue

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October 27, 2022, 2:13pm Clark County News

Republican candidates in Clark County have been working hard to deliver the message that Democrats are soft on crime. That message was at the heart of a rally held Wednesday morning in front of the Clark County Courthouse. Read story

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Vancouver massage therapist sentenced to 3 years in prison for inappropriate touching

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October 26, 2022, 4:18pm Clark County News

A Vancouver massage therapist was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for inappropriately touching six female clients during massages between January 2017 and August 2019. Read story

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Man, 26, wounded in shooting in central Vancouver

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October 26, 2022, 3:40pm Clark County News

A man was shot Wednesday morning in central Vancouver, but police said his wounds don’t appear to be life-threatening. Read story

Robert Mitchell, 55, of Vancouver appears Wednesday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of drive-by shooting and first-degree burglary, both domestic violence-related; second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm; and attempt to elude. He's accused of shooting into his estranged wife's house while she and their two children were home.

Vancouver man in court in Hazel Dell drive-by shooting, police chase

Robert Mitchell, 55, of Vancouver appears Wednesday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of drive-by shooting and first-degree burglary, both domestic violence-related; second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm; and attempt to elude. He's accused of shooting into his estranged wife's house while she and their two children were home.

October 26, 2022, 12:19pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man is accused of shooting through the front door and a bedroom window of his estranged wife’s Hazel Dell house while she and their children were home. Read story

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East Vancouver homicide victim ID’d as 23-year-old man

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October 26, 2022, 10:57am Clark County News

Authorities identified the man fatally shot Oct. 20 in the area of Mill Plain Boulevard and Northeast Chkalov Drive as 23-year-old Emmanuel J. Williams of Vancouver. Read story

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Vancouver police continue to investigate fatal shooting

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October 24, 2022, 5:59pm Clark County News

Vancouver police say they are continuing to investigate a fatal shooting that occurred Thursday in the area of Mill Plain Boulevard and Northeast Chkalov Drive. Read story

James D. Mattson, 38, appears Oct. 14 in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of 137 counts of first-degree voyeurism. He pleaded guilty to all counts Friday.

Former Vancouver Public Schools janitor pleads guilty to 137 voyeurism counts

James D. Mattson, 38, appears Oct. 14 in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of 137 counts of first-degree voyeurism. He pleaded guilty to all counts Friday.

October 24, 2022, 4:44pm Clark County News

A former Vancouver Public Schools custodian accused of secretly recording people in a women’s staff restroom at Skyview High School has pleaded guilty to 137 counts of first-degree voyeurism. Read story