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Craig Brown

From the Newsroom: Sometimes we have unusual holes to fill

June 15, 2019, 6:06am Clark County News

The “Breaking News” appeared on the top of Page A5 in the May 24 edition of The Columbian: Read story

The first mock-up and finished product of this year's graduation package.

From the Newsroom: How we got to our heroes endgame

The first mock-up and finished product of this year's graduation package.

June 8, 2019, 6:05am Clark County News

Back in the 1980s, The Columbian sent a reporter and photographer to cover every local high school commencement ceremony. As a freelance writer at the time, I picked up quite a few of these assignments. As I recall, they were pretty routine: Write a few sentences about what the speakers… Read story

By all accounts, football coach Keanon Lowe was the hero of this month’s incident at Parkrose High School.

From the Newsroom: Shootings create a dilemma

By all accounts, football coach Keanon Lowe was the hero of this month’s incident at Parkrose High School.

May 25, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

When an armed student entered Parkrose High School in Portland earlier this month, Keanon Lowe was the hero of the day. The former college football star, who works at the school, subdued the gunman. No one was injured. Read story

From the Newsroom: Projects are special way to tell stories

May 18, 2019, 6:02am Clark County News

As I’ve written about before, newspapers have their own colorful lingo. One of the terms that you’ll hear frequently is “spot news.” These are the meat-and-potatoes stories about something that happened the day before: a car wreck, a school board meeting. I even wrote a spot news story this week… Read story

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Billy Blues Bar & Grill is a great Hazel Dell hangout.

From the Newsroom: Community connections require careful stance

Billy Blues Bar & Grill is a great Hazel Dell hangout.

April 27, 2019, 6:02am Clark County News

My wife and I went to California to visit our daughter for Easter weekend, so when we got home from the airport on Monday, we didn’t have any food in the house. That made our decision a bit of a no-brainer: Hit every aisle at the Hazel Dell WinCo Foods… Read story

The accounting team greets members of the newsroom during an open house at The Columbian in Vancouver on Tuesday.

From the Newsroom: Newsroom welcomes new faces

The accounting team greets members of the newsroom during an open house at The Columbian in Vancouver on Tuesday.

April 20, 2019, 6:05am Clark County News

Here’s a sentence I never thought I would write: Our newsroom is getting a little crowded. Read story

Columbian Editor Craig Brown

From the Newsroom: Local news and the value disconnect

Columbian Editor Craig Brown

April 13, 2019, 6:02am Clark County News

Here’s some fake news: The news media in America is doing well financially. Read story

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From the Newsroom: Ad campaign puts faces to our names

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March 30, 2019, 6:01am Clark County News

If you have lived in Clark County for awhile, you probably know what some of the local television news personalities look like. KOIN’s Dan Tilkin? Dark curly hair, 40s, blue eyes. KPTV’s Andy Carson? Blonde hair, soul patch, doesn’t like to wear ties. And so on. Depending on your viewing… Read story

Some of The Columbian’s newsroom colorful clutter includes Scoop the betta fish.

From the Newsroom: Getting the Scoop on news clutter

Some of The Columbian’s newsroom colorful clutter includes Scoop the betta fish.

March 23, 2019, 6:01am Clark County News

I looked back at my last few columns and decided they were just too serious. I don’t want to give the wrong impression about journalists. We’re serious about our jobs, but at the same time, we act kind of goofy. I can see the evidence as I sit at my… Read story