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September 4, 2014 at 7:12 PM

Police identify body found at Vancouver recycling center

The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. UPDATED: The body of a Vancouver man was found among refuse at a recycling center in west Vancouver Wednesday night. Police were called to the West Van Materials Recovery Center, 6601 N.W. Old Lower River Road, when workers found the body just after 8:30 p.m., according to police and dispatch records. Investigators with the…

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September 4, 2014 at 5:59 AM

Body found at Vancouver recycling center

VANCOUVER (AP) — The sorting workers at a recycling center in Vancouver found a body Wednesday night on a conveyor belt. Police says the body apparently arrived in a load of refuse at the West Van Materials Recovery Center. Detectives are investigating while the Clark County medical examiner’s office tries to identify the man and the cause…

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September 2, 2014 at 7:06 AM

Vancouver woman fabricated stabbing story

VANCOUVER, Wash.   — The Clark County sheriff’s office says a Vancouver woman fabricated a story about being stabbed by a strange man in her own backyard. Detectives determined her wounds were self-inflicted. She had reported she was on her backyard deck Monday afternoon when a man slashed her with a large knife. She was treated for minor…

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August 18, 2014 at 1:08 PM

Fatal skateboard-style car accident in Vancouver

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — Prosecutors say a driver was attempting a skateboard-style maneuver in his car when he crashed in Vancouver, killing a passenger. Clark County prosecutors also say 21-year-old Ryan J. McGuinness of Vancouver was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the early Saturday crash on Interstate 205 that killed 18-year-old London D….

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August 8, 2014 at 7:54 AM

Woman dies when vehicle rolls, crashes into Vancouver substation

The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. A 44-year-old woman was killed Thursday afternoon in a crash in which her vehicle ended up at a Clark Public Utilities substation in east Vancouver, Wash. Trina Wase was pronounced dead at the scene. Traffic Sgt. Pat Johns of the Vancouver Police Department said speed and alcohol were possible factors in the crash. The…

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July 7, 2014 at 7:48 PM

Teen told to pay $2M restitution for torching Vancouver school

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — A 17-year-old boy who set a fire that destroyed a Vancouver elementary school has been ordered to pay $2 million in restitution and serve 10 days in detention. KPTV reports that sentence was handed down Monday in the fire that burned Crestline Elementary in February 2013. The teen pleaded guilty in June…

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July 3, 2014 at 3:31 PM

Divers recover body in Vancouver, Wash. pond

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash.  — Divers have recovered the body of a man who drowned after jumping into a Vancouver pond to retrieve a child’s hat. The Clark County sheriff’s office said Thursday that 42-year-old Pioneer Anastaco Kelulau of Vancouver was found in about 30 feet of water. He had jumped off a fishing dock at Klineline pond…

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July 3, 2014 at 9:16 AM

Vancouver man drowns while fetching a child’s hat

By Patty Hastings / The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. A dive team has resumed the search for a 42-year-old Vancouver man who presumably drowned Wednesday night at Klineline Pond. The man reportedly waded into the deep section of pond to retrieve a child’s hat when he went under, according to Clark County Fire District 6. The 911 call came…

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June 27, 2014 at 8:49 AM

Woman robs Vancouver bank and flees in tiny car

By Patty Hastings / The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. A woman robbed a Columbia Bank branch Thursday afternoon in the Orchards area of Vancouver and fled in a distinctive small car, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. The robbery was reported at 3:39 p.m. at 7500 N.E. 117th Ave. The woman approached a teller and demanded cash,…

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