Cowlitz

Latest stories

9h
FOX 12 Oregon
Affidavit: Deadly Gresham shooting, high-speed chase followed botched robberyA murder suspect told detectives that a deadly shooting and high-speed chase fo
Affidavit: Deadly Gresham shooting, high-speed chase followed botched robbery
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 9 hours ago
A murder suspect told detectives that a deadly shooting and high-speed chase followed an attempted robbery that "did not go as planned," according to court documents. Police responded to a parking lot at Southeast 174th Avenue and Stark Street in... Read more
17h
The Kitsap Sun
Police ID victim in Gresham homicide as Portland manGRESHAM, Ore. (AP) - Gresham police have identified a man killed in a shooting
Police ID victim in Gresham homicide as Portland man
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 17 hours ago
GRESHAM, Ore. (AP) - Gresham police have identified a man killed in a shooting last week as 22-year-old Ravell Sterling of Portland. Officer John Rasmussen says detectives are still trying to determine the circumstances that led to the Friday... Read more
7 related stories
21h
The Columbian
Morning Press: Christensen, WSDOT, high-speed chase, psychiatric hospital, ice creamWill the warm days linger? Check our local weather coverage. In case you misse
Morning Press: Christensen, WSDOT, high-speed chase, psychiatric hospital, ice cream
The Columbian / Posted 21 hours ago
Will the warm days linger? Check our local weather coverage. In case you missed them, here are some of the top stories of the weekend: The old Christensen is wrecked at the bottom of an ocean of debt and litigation. The new shipyard is a leaner... Read more
1d
examiner.com
Man who fatally shot dog has been sentenced to nearly 10 years in prisonA 64-year-old man in Woodland, Washington, who shot and killed a Labrador retri
Man who fatally shot dog has been sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
A 64-year-old man in Woodland, Washington, who shot and killed a Labrador retriever during a burglary last summer, has been sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison, reported Saturday's publication of The Daily News. After 64-year-old Thomas Richard... Read more
1d
OregonLive.com
Top Workplaces 2016: We're open for nominationsFor the fifth year in a row, The Oregonian and Oregonlive are working with our
Top Workplaces 2016: We're open for nominations
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
For the fifth year in a row, The Oregonian and Oregonlive are working with our research partners at Pennsylvania-based Workplace Dynamics to identify the top workplaces in Oregon and Southwest Washington. "Top," in this case, as in happiest. These... Read more
1d
The Columbian
Smith-Root finds innovation in science, businessWhen biologists first imported Southeast Asian carp into the waterways of Ameri
Smith-Root finds innovation in science, business
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
When biologists first imported Southeast Asian carp into the waterways of America’s South in the 1970s, they thought they’d hit upon an ideal method to keep wastewater treatment ponds clean and aquaculture systems healthy. But no one foresaw the... Read more
1d
The Columbian
Later sunsets coming as spring approachesSome filtered sunshine brought a refreshing sigh to many as we enjoyed a rainle
Later sunsets coming as spring approaches
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
Some filtered sunshine brought a refreshing sigh to many as we enjoyed a rainless Saturday with calm winds. Along the coast, it was similar — a walk on the beach with hardly a breath of wind. Unusual but nice, especially after the strong gales of... Read more
1d
The Columbian
Psychiatric hospital proposal for Salmon Creek submittedA Kentucky company has submitted plans to build a 72-bed psychiatric hospital i
Psychiatric hospital proposal for Salmon Creek submitted
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
A Kentucky company has submitted plans to build a 72-bed psychiatric hospital in Salmon Creek. Springstone LLC of Louisville, Ky., is proposing to build the Rainier Springs Hospital on a 12.5-acre site near the Interstate 205 interchange at... Read more
2d
The Columbian
Gresham Police identify homicide suspects who fled through Clark CountyThe Gresham Police Department identified three men arrested in connection to a
Gresham Police identify homicide suspects who fled through Clark County
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
The Gresham Police Department identified three men arrested in connection to a homicide who led law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase from Portland, through Clark County and ending in Cowlitz County on Friday. Rony Celis, a 23-year-old from... Read more
7 related stories
2d
KTVZ Bend
3 Wash. men arrested in Gresham fatal shooting | News - Home A 45-year-old woman was arrested by Bend police on a murder cha
3 Wash. men arrested in Gresham fatal shooting
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 days ago
| News - Home A 45-year-old woman was arrested by Bend police on a murder charge Friday in the New Year's Eve killing of a 92-year-old relative, police said Saturday. 3 Wash. men arrested in Gresham... Read more
7 related stories
2d
The Kitsap Sun
3 Washington men arrested in Oregon fatal shootingKELSO, Wash. (AP) - Police say three King County, Washington, men suspected in
3 Washington men arrested in Oregon fatal shooting
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
KELSO, Wash. (AP) - Police say three King County, Washington, men suspected in a fatal shooting are in custody following a high-speed police chase from Oregon into Washington. Gresham, Oregon, police say a man was shot to death Friday afternoon near... Read more
7 related stories
3d
The Columbian
High-speed chase of Gresham murder suspects leads through Clark County; 3 in custodyPortland and Clark County law enforcement officers chased at high speed a suspe
High-speed chase of Gresham murder suspects leads through Clark County; 3 in custody
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
Portland and Clark County law enforcement officers chased at high speed a suspect in a Gresham murder investigation north from Portland onto Interstate 5 through the county and into Cowlitz County Friday afternoon. The pursuit crossed into Clark... Read more
3d
The Columbian
Woodland man arrested for cocaine dealingOfficers with the regional Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Narcotics Task Force and Woodland
Woodland man arrested for cocaine dealing
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
Officers with the regional Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Narcotics Task Force and Woodland Police Department arrested a Woodland man Thursday on suspicion of dealing cocaine, and more arrests are expected in the investigation. Jeffrey Reinke, 58, of Woodland,... Read more
3d
The Columbian
Calls for artistsColumbia River Sweet Adelines Chorus seeks women singers, ages 16 and older, fo
Calls for artists
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
Columbia River Sweet Adelines Chorus seeks women singers, ages 16 and older, for four-part harmony. Reading music not required. Auditions will be held at rehearsals, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, Clark College, Beacock Music Hall, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way,... Read more
4d
The Columbian
Regional snowpack above averageWet weather has continued to benefit the regional snowpack, which in turn shoul
Regional snowpack above average
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
Wet weather has continued to benefit the regional snowpack, which in turn should lead to a better summer for fish, farmers and boaters who depend on the region’s streams and lakes. “We’re oodles better than where we were last year,” said Scott... Read more
4d
The Columbian
Sub-par coho run forecast for Columbia River in 2016Another sub-par return of coho salmon is forecast for the Columbia River in 201
Sub-par coho run forecast for Columbia River in 2016
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
Another sub-par return of coho salmon is forecast for the Columbia River in 2016, news that’s discouraging for sportsmen who enjoy the popular Buoy 10 late-summer season in the estuary. The Washington and Oregon departments of Fish and Wildlife are... Read more
5d
The Columbian
BPA releases final EIS on high-voltage transmission lineThe Bonneville Power Administration's preferred alternative for high-voltage po
BPA releases final EIS on high-voltage transmission line
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
The Bonneville Power Administration's preferred alternative for high-voltage power lines through Southwest Washington. After more six years of analysis, the Bonneville Power Administration has released its final environmental impact statement on the... Read more
5d
KXLY-TV Spokane
Obama signs disaster declaration for December stormsPresident Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for damage done by Dec
Obama signs disaster declaration for December storms
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for damage done by December wind and rain storms, making federal assistance available in 10 Washington counties. Gov. Jay Inslee thanked Obama Tuesday for signing the declaration, the second... Read more
2 related stories
6d
The Columbian
Disaster declaration OK’d for Clark, 9 other countiesSEATTLE — President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for damage d
Disaster declaration OK’d for Clark, 9 other counties
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
SEATTLE — President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for damage done by December wind and rain storms, making federal assistance available in 10 Washington counties, including Clark. The rainfall between Dec. 1 and 14 exceeded 20... Read more
2 related stories
6d
The Columbian
After-school program boosts engineeringRegistration has opened to young adults ages 16 to 24 for the Business After Sc
After-school program boosts engineering
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
Registration has opened to young adults ages 16 to 24 for the Business After School Engineering Week. The event, Feb. 22 to 26, will promote interest in engineering careers. MacKay Sposito is sponsoring the event and four companies will provide... Read more
6d
The Kitsap Sun
Obama signs disaster declaration for December stormsSEATTLE (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for dam
Obama signs disaster declaration for December storms
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 6 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for damage done by December wind and rain storms, making federal assistance available in 10 Washington counties. Gov. Jay Inslee thanked Obama Tuesday for signing the... Read more
2 related stories
6d
The Columbian
Two arrested in Woodland on suspicion of dealing meth near schoolPolice arrested Tuesday afternoon two Woodland residents on suspicion of dealin
Two arrested in Woodland on suspicion of dealing meth near school
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
Police arrested Tuesday afternoon two Woodland residents on suspicion of dealing methamphetamine following a search of a home, according to the Woodland Police Department. Woodland Police and the regional Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Narcotic Task Force... Read more
6d
The Dalles Chronicle
Spring Chinook seasons set for Columbia RiverFishery managers from Oregon and Washington set spring Chinook salmon seasons f
Spring Chinook seasons set for Columbia River
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington set spring Chinook salmon seasons for the Columbia River today during a joint state hearing in Vancouver, Wash., Jan. 26. The Columbia River spring Chinook season is based on a forecast of 299,200... Read more
6d
The Columbian
Republicans demonstrate hypocrisyOn the national stage recently, my former governor, Sarah Palin, overtly blamed
Republicans demonstrate hypocrisy
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
On the national stage recently, my former governor, Sarah Palin, overtly blamed President Obama for her son’s arrest on assault charges. That confuses me as the Republicans claim to have a stranglehold on the “personal responsibility” plank. They... Read more
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
Cowlitz PUD customers upset over high electric billMany customers with Cowlitz PUD want answers to why their bills have been skyro
Cowlitz PUD customers upset over high electric bill
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
Many customers with Cowlitz PUD want answers to why their bills have been skyrocketing over the last couple of months, in some cases a couple hundred dollars more than they are used to. A spokesperson with Cowlitz PUD says they received many... Read more
7d
The Columbian
December storms disaster loan help center opening in KelsoThe U.S. Small Business Administration has opened a disaster loan outreach cent
December storms disaster loan help center opening in Kelso
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
The U.S. Small Business Administration has opened a disaster loan outreach center in Kelso to assist Southwest Washington residents affected by December’s sever winter storms. Assistance in the form of low-interest loans are available to residents... Read more
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
Police arrest man accused of throwing rocks at Portland City Hall, breaking nine windowsNo pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Penns
Police arrest man accused of throwing rocks at Portland City Hall, breaking nine windows
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
No pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Pennsylvania judge said so many people are dressing in pajamas for court that he had to put up a sign saying such attire was not appropriate. A Pennsylvania judge said so many... Read more
17 related stories
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
Alleged ISIS sympathizer charged in death of man found buried in yardNo pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Penns
Alleged ISIS sympathizer charged in death of man found buried in yard
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
No pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Pennsylvania judge said so many people are dressing in pajamas for court that he had to put up a sign saying such attire was not appropriate. A Pennsylvania judge said so many... Read more
17 related stories
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
Husband and wife found dead in SUV near mallNo pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Penns
Husband and wife found dead in SUV near mall
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
No pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Pennsylvania judge said so many people are dressing in pajamas for court that he had to put up a sign saying such attire was not appropriate. A Pennsylvania judge said so many... Read more
17 related stories
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
Greyhound dog race injury renews controversy A greyhound dog, Canaan Dollar, was severely injured at the Tucson Greyhound
Greyhound dog race injury renews controversy
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
A greyhound dog, Canaan Dollar, was severely injured at the Tucson Greyhound Park during his race on Saturday night. A greyhound dog, Canaan Dollar, was... Read more
2 related stories
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
Pendleton bed and breakfast owners find 80-old whiskeyNo pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Penns
Pendleton bed and breakfast owners find 80-old whiskey
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
No pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Pennsylvania judge said so many people are dressing in pajamas for court that he had to put up a sign saying such attire was not appropriate. A Pennsylvania judge said so many... Read more
17 related stories
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
Wanted man on meth injects more meth during standoff in rail carNo pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Penns
Wanted man on meth injects more meth during standoff in rail car
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
No pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Pennsylvania judge said so many people are dressing in pajamas for court that he had to put up a sign saying such attire was not appropriate. A Pennsylvania judge said so many... Read more
17 related stories
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
CA woman who donates son’s heart meets 4-old recipient in PhoenixNo pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Penns
CA woman who donates son’s heart meets 4-old recipient in Phoenix
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
No pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Pennsylvania judge said so many people are dressing in pajamas for court that he had to put up a sign saying such attire was not appropriate. A Pennsylvania judge said so many... Read more
17 related stories
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
Jury selection begins in quadruple murder in Franklin CountyNo pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Penns
Jury selection begins in quadruple murder in Franklin County
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
No pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Pennsylvania judge said so many people are dressing in pajamas for court that he had to put up a sign saying such attire was not appropriate. A Pennsylvania judge said so many... Read more
17 related stories
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
Downtown on-street parking rates increase to $2 an hourNo pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Penns
Downtown on-street parking rates increase to $2 an hour
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
No pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Pennsylvania judge said so many people are dressing in pajamas for court that he had to put up a sign saying such attire was not appropriate. A Pennsylvania judge said so many... Read more
17 related stories
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
Juveniles arrested after car stolen with child insideNo pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Penns
Juveniles arrested after car stolen with child inside
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
No pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Pennsylvania judge said so many people are dressing in pajamas for court that he had to put up a sign saying such attire was not appropriate. A Pennsylvania judge said so many... Read more
17 related stories
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
Police officer pulls teen from icy pond in IndependenceNo pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Penns
Police officer pulls teen from icy pond in Independence
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
No pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Pennsylvania judge said so many people are dressing in pajamas for court that he had to put up a sign saying such attire was not appropriate. A Pennsylvania judge said so many... Read more
17 related stories
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
PHOTOS: Mardi Gras goes to the dogs with 2016 Krewe of Mutts A parade for man's best friend happened in Downtown Baton Rouge Sunday aftern
PHOTOS: Mardi Gras goes to the dogs with 2016 Krewe of Mutts
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
A parade for man's best friend happened in Downtown Baton Rouge Sunday afternoon. A parade for man's best friend happened in... Read more
26 related stories
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
Cowlitz Co. homeowners see spike in utility pricesNo pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Penns
Cowlitz Co. homeowners see spike in utility prices
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
No pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Pennsylvania judge said so many people are dressing in pajamas for court that he had to put up a sign saying such attire was not appropriate. A Pennsylvania judge said so many... Read more
17 related stories
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
Jury selection to start in quadruple murder in Franklin CountyNo pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Penns
Jury selection to start in quadruple murder in Franklin County
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
No pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Pennsylvania judge said so many people are dressing in pajamas for court that he had to put up a sign saying such attire was not appropriate. A Pennsylvania judge said so many... Read more
17 related stories
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
Oregon lawmakers begin jam-packed short sessionNo pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Penns
Oregon lawmakers begin jam-packed short session
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
No pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Pennsylvania judge said so many people are dressing in pajamas for court that he had to put up a sign saying such attire was not appropriate. A Pennsylvania judge said so many... Read more
17 related stories
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
Man runs from crash scene, struck and killed by vehicleWoman, grandchildren killed in police chaseWoman, grandchildren killed in polic
Man runs from crash scene, struck and killed by vehicle
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
Woman, grandchildren killed in police chaseWoman, grandchildren killed in police chase College Park police said a crash that killed three innocent people in southwest Atlanta Sunday morning was the result of a chase. College Park police said a... Read more
17 related stories
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
Vanessa Hudgens mourns father hours before 'Grease' performanceNo pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Penns
Vanessa Hudgens mourns father hours before 'Grease' performance
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
No pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Pennsylvania judge said so many people are dressing in pajamas for court that he had to put up a sign saying such attire was not appropriate. A Pennsylvania judge said so many... Read more
17 related stories
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
Dramatic rescue, officer helps pull teen from icy pondNo pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Penns
Dramatic rescue, officer helps pull teen from icy pond
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
No pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Pennsylvania judge said so many people are dressing in pajamas for court that he had to put up a sign saying such attire was not appropriate. A Pennsylvania judge said so many... Read more
17 related stories
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
Woman, grandchildren killed in police chase College Park police said a crash that killed three innocent people in southwe
Woman, grandchildren killed in police chase
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
College Park police said a crash that killed three innocent people in southwest Atlanta Sunday morning was the result of a chase. College Park police said a... Read more
17 related stories
7d
FOX 12 Oregon
Officials release one Malheur Wildlife Refuge protester, new protest group forms in BurnsNo pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Penns
Officials release one Malheur Wildlife Refuge protester, new protest group forms in Burns
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
No pajamas in courtroom, judge saysNo pajamas in courtroom, judge says A Pennsylvania judge said so many people are dressing in pajamas for court that he had to put up a sign saying such attire was not appropriate. A Pennsylvania judge said so many... Read more
17 related stories
8d
FOX 12 Oregon
Residents in Cowlitz Co. experience unexpected electric bill increaseAn unpleasant surprise for homeowners in Cowlitz County, who said their electri
Residents in Cowlitz Co. experience unexpected electric bill increase
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 8 days ago
An unpleasant surprise for homeowners in Cowlitz County, who said their electric bill has doubled, even tripled in some cases. Now residents are demanding answers. As the temperatures drop, people crank up the heat inside which can get expensive... Read more
9d
The Kitsap Sun
Been There, Done That nonprofit group helps felonsLONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) - For 30 years, Daphne Kraabell weathered the highs and lo
Been There, Done That nonprofit group helps felons
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 9 days ago
LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) - For 30 years, Daphne Kraabell weathered the highs and lows of meth addiction. She'd walk around with $20,000 to $30,000 in her pocket, the earnings of the drug deals that supported her addiction. But she faced prison time... Read more
10d
The Columbian
Judges issue $1.14 million in fines in Washington competency casesSEATTLE — Judges across the state of Washington have issued contempt orders and
Judges issue $1.14 million in fines in Washington competency cases
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
SEATTLE — Judges across the state of Washington have issued contempt orders and $1.14 million in fines against a health services agency for failing to provide timely competency evaluations and treatment for mentally ill defendants, despite a federal... Read more
11d
Everett Herald
Diseased elkPublished: Friday, January 29, 2016, 12:01 a.m. Preliminary tests indicate b
Diseased elk
Everett Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Published: Friday, January 29, 2016, 12:01 a.m. Preliminary tests indicate bacteria found in an abnormal hoof taken from an elk killed in a vehicle collision in Skagit County east of Sedro-Woolley may be the same strain found in... Read more
More

People in this news