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The Columbian
After The Big Burn « Special Projectsheels of 77 days without rain. In just three days, it burned more than 350 squa
After The Big Burn « Special Projects
The Columbian / Posted 2 hours ago
heels of 77 days without rain. In just three days, it burned more than 350 square miles — almost 239,000 acres — in Clark, Cowlitz and Skamania counties, killed 38 people and destroyed 12 billion board feet of timber valued at $30 million at the... Read more
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The Columbian
Discovery Corridor Roundtable to explore area’s potentialbring together more than 25 participants, including public utility providers, c
Discovery Corridor Roundtable to explore area’s potential
The Columbian / Posted 3 hours ago
bring together more than 25 participants, including public utility providers, cities, schools, the Port of Ridgefield, the Cowlitz Tribe and business organizations. There will also be another 50 so-called “active listeners” in the audience, who may... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Small cities on a charm offensivethe city is more than home to a casino. When looking at the city's future, Ila
Small cities on a charm offensive
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 9 hours ago
the city is more than home to a casino. When looking at the city's future, Ilani - opening in the spring on the nearby Cowlitz Indian Reservation - is a major piece of development shadowing everything else going on in the city. "It'll have... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
Joint venture may bring fertilizer plant to Longviewduring its operation. Approximately 1,000 jobs would be created during a three-
Joint venture may bring fertilizer plant to Longview
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 2 days ago
during its operation. Approximately 1,000 jobs would be created during a three-year construction period. PCF informed the Cowlitz Economic Development Council (CEDC) Board of Directors of its interest in Longview as one of a number of potential... Read more
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The Columbian
Vancouver woman hurt in Cowlitz County crashTwo people were injured this afternoon when a car crossed the center line on st
Vancouver woman hurt in Cowlitz County crash
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
Two people were injured this afternoon when a car crossed the center line on state Highway 503 in Cowlitz County and hit another vehicle. Kassandra A. Robello, 28, of Vancouver was driving a 2015 silver Mazda sedan north on the highway about 14... Read more
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The Columbian
State energy panel declines jurisdiction over methanol plantmillion metric tons a year. Council chairman William Lynch wrote in an order W
State energy panel declines jurisdiction over methanol plant
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
million metric tons a year. Council chairman William Lynch wrote in an order Wednesday that moving jurisdiction away from Cowlitz County and the Port of Kalama to the state agency would create delays and additional costs that would result in... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
Give More 24 starts at midnightGive More 24!, a 24-hour online giving marathon specifically targeting nonprofi
Give More 24 starts at midnight
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Give More 24!, a 24-hour online giving marathon specifically targeting nonprofit organizations in Clark, Cowlitz and Skamania counties, begins tonight at midnight. Organized by the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington, this year’s event... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
State energy panel declines jurisdiction over methanol plantmillion metric tons a year. Council chairman William Lynch wrote in an order W
State energy panel declines jurisdiction over methanol plant
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
million metric tons a year. Council chairman William Lynch wrote in an order Wednesday that moving jurisdiction away from Cowlitz County and the Port of Kalama to the state agency would create delays and additional costs that would result in... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
State energy panel declines jurisdiction over methanol plantmillion metric tons a year. Council chairman William Lynch wrote in an order W
State energy panel declines jurisdiction over methanol plant
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
million metric tons a year. Council chairman William Lynch wrote in an order Wednesday that moving jurisdiction away from Cowlitz County and the Port of Kalama to the state agency would create delays and additional costs that would result in... Read more
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The Columbian
Sticky’s Pot Shop forced to close its doorsother code,” said County Council Chair Marc Boldt, no party preference. “I’m gl
Sticky’s Pot Shop forced to close its doors
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
other code,” said County Council Chair Marc Boldt, no party preference. “I’m glad it’s done.” Larson sued Clark County in Cowlitz County Superior Court in 2014, claiming the county’s moratorium on marijuana retailers violated Initiative 502, the... Read more
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The Columbian
Morning Press: Small cities; POW/MIA; In-law suites; Give More 24!24!’s website. People can search for agencies by name, cause or county (most ar
Morning Press: Small cities; POW/MIA; In-law suites; Give More 24!
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
24!’s website. People can search for agencies by name, cause or county (most are Clark County-based, but there are also Cowlitz and Multnomah county, Ore., organizations). The website — www.give-more-24.org — and social media are a big part of... Read more
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The Columbian
Small cities on a charm offensivethe city is more than home to a casino. When looking at the city’s future, Ila
Small cities on a charm offensive
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
the city is more than home to a casino. When looking at the city’s future, Ilani — opening in the spring on the nearby Cowlitz Indian Reservation — is a major piece of development shadowing everything else going on in the city. “It’ll have... Read more
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The Columbian
It’s that time again: Give More 24!24!’s website. People can search for agencies by name, cause or county (most ar
It’s that time again: Give More 24!
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
24!’s website. People can search for agencies by name, cause or county (most are Clark County-based, but there are also Cowlitz and Multnomah county, Ore., organizations). The website — www.give-more-24.org — and social media are a big part of... Read more
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The Columbian
One killed in Kelso house fireA man was killed in a house fire early Friday morning in Kelso, according to Co
One killed in Kelso house fire
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
A man was killed in a house fire early Friday morning in Kelso, according to Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue. Firefighters were called to a report of a structure fire shortly before 3 a.m. to the 2400 block of Burcham Street, and arrived to find heavy smoke... Read more
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The Columbian
Man dies in early morning Kelso house fireKELSO — A 45-year-old man has died in a blaze that destroyed a home in Kelso Fr
Man dies in early morning Kelso house fire
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
KELSO — A 45-year-old man has died in a blaze that destroyed a home in Kelso Friday. Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue says a woman managed to escape the fire that broke out just before 3 a.m. but firefighters later found the man dead in his room. The woman... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Man dies in early morning Kelso house fireA 45-year-old man has died in a blaze that destroyed a home in Kelso Friday. C
Man dies in early morning Kelso house fire
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
A 45-year-old man has died in a blaze that destroyed a home in Kelso Friday. Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue says a woman managed to escape the fire that broke out just before 3 a.m. but firefighters later found the man dead in his room. The woman was taken... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Man dies in early morning Kelso house fireKELSO, Wash. (AP) - A 45-year-old man has died in a blaze that destroyed a home
Man dies in early morning Kelso house fire
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 8 days ago
KELSO, Wash. (AP) - A 45-year-old man has died in a blaze that destroyed a home in Kelso Friday. Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue says a woman managed to escape the fire that broke out just before 3 a.m. but firefighters later found the man dead in his room.... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
One dead in Kelso house fireKELSO, Wash. -- A man died early Friday morning in a house fire in the 2400 blo
One dead in Kelso house fire
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 9 days ago
KELSO, Wash. -- A man died early Friday morning in a house fire in the 2400 block of Burcham Street, according to Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue. Crews were dispatched about 2:50 a.m., arriving to see heavy smoke and flames from the back of a two-story... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
One dead in Kelso house fireKELSO, Wash. -- A man died early Friday morning in a house fire in the 2400 blo
One dead in Kelso house fire
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 9 days ago
KELSO, Wash. -- A man died early Friday morning in a house fire in the 2400 block of Burcham Street, according to Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue. Crews were dispatched about 2:50 a.m., arriving to see heavy smoke and flames from the back of a two-story... Read more
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The Columbian
Clark County receives large state investmenta proposed project that would construct a fiber optic broadband loop around the
Clark County receives large state investment
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
a proposed project that would construct a fiber optic broadband loop around the Ridgefield Port District. Projects in Cowlitz, Douglas and Whitman counties also will benefit from grants, including a $22,500 grant to the city of Woodland for a... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
ilani vendor fairs kick off Sept. 22Officials at ilani, the $500 million casino currently under development by the
ilani vendor fairs kick off Sept. 22
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Officials at ilani, the $500 million casino currently under development by the Cowlitz and Mohegan tribes, are holding a series of vendor fairs next week for businesses interested in revenue opportunities at the casino. The first vendor fair will be... Read more
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The Columbian
Columbia River fishing report 9/15(WDFW) Longview, 50 boaters with five adult chinook released and one jack coho
Columbia River fishing report 9/15
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
(WDFW) Longview, 50 boaters with five adult chinook released and one jack coho kept; 38 bank rods with no catch. (WDFW) Cowlitz River mouth, 16 boaters with 13 adult chinook released. (WDFW) Kalama, 74 boaters with four adult chinook and two... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Teen turned himself in after fatal Boardman shootingof Irrigon. Boardman Police Chief Rick Stokoe said in a statement that the tee
Teen turned himself in after fatal Boardman shooting
KTVZ Bend / Posted 10 days ago
of Irrigon. Boardman Police Chief Rick Stokoe said in a statement that the teen turned himself in to law enforcement in Cowlitz County, Washington about 20 hours after the shooting. He was preliminarily charged with murder and two counts of... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Teen turned himself in after fatal shootingof Irrigon. Boardman Police Chief Rick Stokoe said in a statement that the tee
Teen turned himself in after fatal shooting
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 10 days ago
of Irrigon. Boardman Police Chief Rick Stokoe said in a statement that the teen turned himself in to law enforcement in Cowlitz County, Washington about 20 hours after the shooting. He was preliminarily charged with murder and two counts of... Read more
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The Columbian
Support Battan for good of countyRepublican or independent, Battan has the interests of rural Clark County in mi
Support Battan for good of county
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
Republican or independent, Battan has the interests of rural Clark County in mind and he has been endorsed by the Clark Cowlitz Farm Bureau. Battan is a lifelong resident of Clark County. He owns a small business and understands the challenges... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Grand Ronde appeals ruling to allow La Center casinoOregon's Grand Ronde tribe is appealing a decision to allow the Cowlitz tribe t
Grand Ronde appeals ruling to allow La Center casino
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 11 days ago
Oregon's Grand Ronde tribe is appealing a decision to allow the Cowlitz tribe to build a casino in La Center, Washington, to the U.S. Supreme Court. The Statesman Journal reports that the Grand Ronde tribe has decided to appeal the decision to the... Read more
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The Columbian
Grand Ronde appeals ruling to allow La Center casinoSALEM, Ore. — Oregon’s Grand Ronde tribe is appealing a decision to allow the C
Grand Ronde appeals ruling to allow La Center casino
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
SALEM, Ore. — Oregon’s Grand Ronde tribe is appealing a decision to allow the Cowlitz tribe to build a casino in La Center, Washington, to the U.S. Supreme Court. The Statesman Journal reports that the Grand Ronde tribe has decided to appeal the... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Grand Ronde appeals ruling to allow La Center casinoSALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's Grand Ronde tribe is appealing a decision to allow
Grand Ronde appeals ruling to allow La Center casino
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's Grand Ronde tribe is appealing a decision to allow the Cowlitz tribe to build a casino in La Center, Washington, to the U.S. Supreme Court. The Statesman Journal reports (http://stjr.nl/2c7SjH7 ) that the Grand Ronde... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Grand Ronde appeals to U.S. Supreme CourtOre. -- Oregon’s Grand Ronde tribe is appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court to ha
Grand Ronde appeals to U.S. Supreme Court
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 12 days ago
Ore. -- Oregon’s Grand Ronde tribe is appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court to halt construction of a 368,000-square-foot Cowlitz tribe casino in La Center, Washington, after the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied its request on July 29. "The... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Grand Ronde appeals to U.S. Supreme CourtOre. -- Oregon’s Grand Ronde tribe is appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court to ha
Grand Ronde appeals to U.S. Supreme Court
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 12 days ago
Ore. -- Oregon’s Grand Ronde tribe is appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court to halt construction of a 368,000-square-foot Cowlitz tribe casino in La Center, Washington, after the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied its request on July 29. "The... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Grand Ronde appeals ruling to allow La Center casinoSALEM, Ore. — Oregon's Grand Ronde tribe is taking a decision to allow the Cowl
Grand Ronde appeals ruling to allow La Center casino
OregonLive.com / Posted 12 days ago
SALEM, Ore. — Oregon's Grand Ronde tribe is taking a decision to allow the Cowlitz tribe to build a casino in La Center, Washington, to the U.S. Supreme Court. The Statesman Journal reports that the Grand Ronde tribe has decided to appeal the... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Grand Ronde appeals ruling to allow La Center casinoSALEM, Ore. (AP) - Oregon's Grand Ronde tribe is taking a decision to allow the
Grand Ronde appeals ruling to allow La Center casino
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 12 days ago
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Oregon's Grand Ronde tribe is taking a decision to allow the Cowlitz tribe to build a casino in La Center, Washington, to the U.S. Supreme Court. The Statesman Journal reports (http://stjr.nl/2c7SjH7 ) that the Grand Ronde tribe... Read more
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The Columbian
Grant will aid Fort Vancouver National Trust projectssupports, Kay Dalke/Sheadel, executive director, said in a news release. The fo
Grant will aid Fort Vancouver National Trust projects
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
supports, Kay Dalke/Sheadel, executive director, said in a news release. The foundation serves nonprofits within Clark and Cowlitz counties. The funding will help the National Trust in its most visible effort, the renovation of Providence Academy,... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
People in Portland area remember 9/11Firefighters Association. All over the area, people came together. In Vancouv
People in Portland area remember 9/11
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 13 days ago
Firefighters Association. All over the area, people came together. In Vancouver people gathered and so did folks up in Cowlitz County. In Keizer, Fire Chief Jeff Cowan said a few words. "We were attacked, we were at war, terror took on a new... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
People in Portland area remember 9/11Firefighters Association. All over the area, people came together. In Vancouv
People in Portland area remember 9/11
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 13 days ago
Firefighters Association. All over the area, people came together. In Vancouver people gathered and so did folks up in Cowlitz County. In Keizer, Fire Chief Jeff Cowan said a few words. "We were attacked, we were at war, terror took on a new... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Concerns about sex-offender sentences years before problem fixedthat time also say they don’t recall discussion of the SSOSA court form. “I do
Concerns about sex-offender sentences years before problem fixed
The Seattle Times / Posted 14 days ago
that time also say they don’t recall discussion of the SSOSA court form. “I don’t have an independent recollection,” said Cowlitz County Superior Court Judge Gary Bashor, who at that time served as a court commissioner. “I don’t have any... Read more
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The Columbian
Ilani announces plans for series of vendor fairsIlani, the Cowlitz Tribe’s entertainment and meeting facility under constructio
Ilani announces plans for series of vendor fairs
The Columbian / Posted 14 days ago
Ilani, the Cowlitz Tribe’s entertainment and meeting facility under construction west of La Center, has announced plans for three vendor fairs later this month to share information about what it hailed as $40 million in local business revenue... Read more
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The Columbian
Kelso mental health advocate dies after beating; son jailedVANCOUVER — A 92-year-old Cowlitz County mental health advocate has died, two w
Kelso mental health advocate dies after beating; son jailed
The Columbian / Posted 15 days ago
VANCOUVER — A 92-year-old Cowlitz County mental health advocate has died, two weeks after he was found beaten and stabbed in his Kelso home. A spokesman for PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver on Friday confirmed Bernard Altman’s... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Kelso mental health advocate dies after beating; son jailedVANCOUVER, Wash. — A 92-year-old Cowlitz County mental health advocate has died
Kelso mental health advocate dies after beating; son jailed
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 15 days ago
VANCOUVER, Wash. — A 92-year-old Cowlitz County mental health advocate has died, two weeks after he was found beaten and stabbed in his Kelso home. A spokesman for PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver on Friday confirmed Bernard... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Kelso mental health advocate dies after beating, son jailedVANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - A 92-year-old Cowlitz County mental health advocate has
Kelso mental health advocate dies after beating, son jailed
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 15 days ago
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - A 92-year-old Cowlitz County mental health advocate has died, two weeks after he was found beaten and stabbed in his Kelso home. A spokesman for PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver on Friday confirmed Bernard... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
Community Foundation for SW Washington sets an ‘audacious’ goal for Give More 24!million in 24 hours.” Give More 24! is an online giving marathon specifically
Community Foundation for SW Washington sets an ‘audacious’ goal for Give More 24!
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 16 days ago
million in 24 hours.” Give More 24! is an online giving marathon specifically targeting nonprofit organizations in Clark, Cowlitz and Skamania counties. Charitable associations outside the area wishing to participate must be servicing the local... Read more
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Boston Globe
Federal appeals court ruling gives Mashpee renewed hope in its legal fight for a casinosetback. But the next day, as attention focused on the tribe’s next move, a se
Federal appeals court ruling gives Mashpee renewed hope in its legal fight for a casino
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
setback. But the next day, as attention focused on the tribe’s next move, a second federal court ruling involving the Cowlitz tribe in Washington state gave its legal quest renewed hope, providing a potential road map — as if on cue — for a... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Jury finds 73-old husband guilty of murdering wifeA Cowlitz County jury has found a 73-year-old man guilty of strangling his wife
Jury finds 73-old husband guilty of murdering wife
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 22 days ago
A Cowlitz County jury has found a 73-year-old man guilty of strangling his wife to death. The Daily News reports a jury deliberated for about two hours Thursday before finding Cleon Moen guilty of first-degree murder death of 58-year-old Michelle... Read more
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The Columbian
Highway 503 Yale Bridge closures comingthe bridge starting Tuesday. “There’s never a good time to close a single-lane
Highway 503 Yale Bridge closures coming
The Columbian / Posted 23 days ago
the bridge starting Tuesday. “There’s never a good time to close a single-lane bridge, especially one that serves both Cowlitz and Clark counties,” said Project Engineer Lori Figone, in a press release. “But restoring the asphalt now helps... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
Movers & Shakersa strong background in business development and public relations, Saari most re
Movers & Shakers
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 23 days ago
a strong background in business development and public relations, Saari most recently served as vice president of the Cowlitz Economic Development Council. She also has worked in communications and marketing for the port industry. She holds a... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Jury finds 73-old husband guilty of murdering wifeKELSO, Wash. (AP) - A Cowlitz County jury has found a 73-year-old man guilty of
Jury finds 73-old husband guilty of murdering wife
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 23 days ago
KELSO, Wash. (AP) - A Cowlitz County jury has found a 73-year-old man guilty of strangling his wife to death. The Daily News reports (http://goo.gl/YhpBxu ) a jury deliberated for about two hours Thursday before finding Cleon Moen guilty of... Read more
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The Columbian
Mielke’s Appeal Is Absurdcouncil Chair Marc Boldt, and councilors Jeanne Stewart and Julie Olson. The pe
Mielke’s Appeal Is Absurd
The Columbian / Posted 24 days ago
council Chair Marc Boldt, and councilors Jeanne Stewart and Julie Olson. The petition was dismissed July 29, when visiting Cowlitz County Superior Court Judge Stephen Warning determined that it did not meet the legal or factual requirements... Read more
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The Columbian
Columbia River fishing report Sept. 1132 bank rods with three adult chinook and four steelhead kept plus one adult c
Columbia River fishing report Sept. 1
The Columbian / Posted 24 days ago
132 bank rods with three adult chinook and four steelhead kept plus one adult chinook and one steelhead released. (WDFW) Cowlitz River mouth, 115 boaters with 18 adult chinook, one jack chinook, three steelhead and one adult coho kept plus one... Read more
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The Seattle Times
In Cowlitz County, blue-collar men see economy — and votes — shiftinga scabbard on his motorcycle to sheath a rifle; Williams often carries a Glock
In Cowlitz County, blue-collar men see economy — and votes — shifting
The Seattle Times / Posted 24 days ago
a scabbard on his motorcycle to sheath a rifle; Williams often carries a Glock 9-mm handgun around town. They help make Cowlitz County a bastion of white, blue-collar men, with one of the highest percentages of such residents in the... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Apartment fire in Longview causes scary moment for residentstwo units Wednesday, but residents at one point feared the damage would be much
Apartment fire in Longview causes scary moment for residents
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 24 days ago
two units Wednesday, but residents at one point feared the damage would be much worse. Firefighters from Longview and Cowlitz 2 Fire and Rescue responded to a report at 9:11 a.m. that smoke was coming out of the wall and through the door jamb... Read more
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