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The Kitsap Sun
Child rapist gets 11 years to life in prison"Rapo," slang for rapist. "I went off on him," Raglin told an investigator from
Child rapist gets 11 years to life in prison
The Kitsap Sun / Posted an hour ago
"Rapo," slang for rapist. "I went off on him," Raglin told an investigator from the Port Orchard Police Department. Raglin has an extensive criminal history, including three felony convictions for arson and vandalism from Cowlitz Superio... Read more
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The Columbian
Morning Press: Oil plans, casino jobs, school money, healthy homes, local legislatorsdown in the past year,” wrote Sandy Fielden, an analyst with Houston-based advi
Morning Press: Oil plans, casino jobs, school money, healthy homes, local legislators
The Columbian / Posted 13 hours ago
down in the past year,” wrote Sandy Fielden, an analyst with Houston-based advisers RBN Energy, in a March report. The Cowlitz Indians say their $510 million casino resort will employ 1,000 people to start with. Local residents could use some... Read more
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The Columbian
Shooting suspect accidentally releasedWeythman Baker shot at a deputy — who was not hit by the gunfire — during pursu
Shooting suspect accidentally released
The Columbian / Posted 21 hours ago
Weythman Baker shot at a deputy — who was not hit by the gunfire — during pursuit on March 31. Baker was being held at the Cowlitz County jail as a suspect in the shooting. Deputies say they do not know what caused Baker’s release. However,... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Oops! Man accused of shooting at Mason County sheriff’s deputy released from jail in OregonWeythman Baker shot at a deputy — who was not hit by the gunfire — during pursu
Oops! Man accused of shooting at Mason County sheriff’s deputy released from jail in Oregon
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted yesterday
Weythman Baker shot at a deputy — who was not hit by the gunfire — during pursuit on March 31. Baker was being held at the Cowlitz County jail as a suspect in the shooting. Sources tell Q13 News that there was a problem with the Mason County... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Sheriff: Shooting suspect accidentally releasedWeythman Baker shot at a deputy - who was not hit by the gunfire - during pursu
Sheriff: Shooting suspect accidentally released
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
Weythman Baker shot at a deputy - who was not hit by the gunfire - during pursuit on March 31. Baker was being held at the Cowlitz County jail as a suspect in the shooting. Deputies say they do not know what caused Baker's release. However,... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Device helps police find missing elderly, vulnerable fasterthe device. Besides Marion County, Yamhill and Washington counties in Oregon u
Device helps police find missing elderly, vulnerable faster
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
the device. Besides Marion County, Yamhill and Washington counties in Oregon use Project Lifesaver, along with Clark and Cowlitz counties in Washington. Information from: KGW-TV, http://www.kgw.com/ Recommended Most Popular Please set an... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Device helps police find missing elderly, vulnerable fasterwho can't afford it find the money to pay for the device. Besides Marion Count
Device helps police find missing elderly, vulnerable faster
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
who can't afford it find the money to pay for the device. Besides Marion County, Yamhill and Washington counties in Oregon use Project Lifesaver, along with Clark and Cowlitz counties in Washington. Information from: KGW-TV, http://www.... Read more
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Island Packet
Device helps police find missing elderly, vulnerable fasterthe sheriff's office says they will help families who can't afford it find the
Device helps police find missing elderly, vulnerable faster
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
the sheriff's office says they will help families who can't afford it find the money to pay for the device. Besides Marion County, Yamhill and Washington counties in Oregon use Project Lifesaver, along with Clark and Cowlitz counties in Washin... Read more
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The Columbian
Accept reality of a casino in countyWhat in the world is going on? Clark County government threatening to sue the C
Accept reality of a casino in county
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
What in the world is going on? Clark County government threatening to sue the Cowlitz Tribe to stop the construction of the $510 million casino. There are many tribal casinos all over the state. Get over it. That’s $510 million being spent in the... Read more
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The Columbian
Cowlitz plan to cash in for the tribe, communityThe Cowlitz Indians say their $510 million casino resort will employ 1,000 peop
Cowlitz plan to cash in for the tribe, community
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
The Cowlitz Indians say their $510 million casino resort will employ 1,000 people to start with. Local residents could use some of those jobs, but big questions remain: Who will get them, and will they attract a lot more Native Americans, from other... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Study: Columbia River coal-export plan comes with 'significant' emissions impactsafety, according to an environmental review released Friday. The analysis by
Study: Columbia River coal-export plan comes with 'significant' emissions impact
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
safety, according to an environmental review released Friday. The analysis by the Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County found that greenhouse gas emissions — from facility operations to when the coal is burned in Asia — would... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Wash. shooting suspect accidentally released from jailJoshua Weythman Baker, 27, of Shelton, shot at a Mason County Sheriff's deputy
Wash. shooting suspect accidentally released from jail
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
Joshua Weythman Baker, 27, of Shelton, shot at a Mason County Sheriff's deputy during a pursuit. He was being held at the Cowlitz County jail as a suspect in the shooting. At this time it is unknown what caused Baker's released. Deputies believe... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Effects of proposed coal-export terminal outlined in studyand adverse” impact on the climate, according to the report prepared under cont
Effects of proposed coal-export terminal outlined in study
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
and adverse” impact on the climate, according to the report prepared under contract for the state Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County. The $12.5 million environmental impact study looks at many other issues, including the effects of coal dust,... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
'Project Lifesaver' helps police find missing peoplesays it will help find the money to pay it. Besides Marion County, Yamhill and
'Project Lifesaver' helps police find missing people
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
says it will help find the money to pay it. Besides Marion County, Yamhill and Washington counties in Oregon use Project Lifesaver, along with Clark and Cowlitz counties in Washington. For more information, contact your local sheriff’... Read more
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The Columbian
Descendants of Sand Creek Massacre tell their story through arttribal regalia arriving on horseback from the East. They are being welcomed at
Descendants of Sand Creek Massacre tell their story through art
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
tribal regalia arriving on horseback from the East. They are being welcomed at Fort Vancouver by the Nez Perce, Chinook and Cowlitz. “It represents the meetings of cultures in this area,” Levi said, and it’s something that’s still going on. Levi... Read more
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Crosscut
Environmental study leaves Longview coal port bloodied but still aliveproducts to include sending coal to China. Credit: Sam Beebe/Wikimedia Commons
Environmental study leaves Longview coal port bloodied but still alive
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
products to include sending coal to China. Credit: Sam Beebe/Wikimedia Commons The Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County examined the environmental risks of developing the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals coal export project. The... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Mason County shooting suspect accidently released from jailJoshua Weythman Baker, 27, of Shelton, shot at a Mason County Sheriff's deputy
Mason County shooting suspect accidently released from jail
KING5 Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
Joshua Weythman Baker, 27, of Shelton, shot at a Mason County Sheriff's deputy during a pursuit. He was being held at the Cowlitz County jail as a suspect in the shooting. At this time it is unknown what caused Baker's released. Deputies believe... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study analyzes impact of Washington state coal-export plansafety, according to an environmental review released Friday. The analysis by
Study analyzes impact of Washington state coal-export plan
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
safety, according to an environmental review released Friday. The analysis by the Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County found that greenhouse gas emissions—from facility operations to when the coal is burned in Asia—would increase... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Study analyzes impact of Washington state coal-export plansafety, according to an environmental review released Friday. The analysis by
Study analyzes impact of Washington state coal-export plan
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
safety, according to an environmental review released Friday. The analysis by the Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County found that greenhouse gas emissions - from facility operations to when the coal is burned in Asia - would... Read more
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ABC News
Study Analyzes Impact of Washington State Coal-Export Plansafety, according to an environmental review released Friday. The analysis by
Study Analyzes Impact of Washington State Coal-Export Plan
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
safety, according to an environmental review released Friday. The analysis by the Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County found that greenhouse gas emissions — from facility operations to when the coal is burned in Asia — would... Read more
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The Columbian
Longview coal terminal environmental review releasedin 2010. It found, among other things, that the terminal “could result in a sig
Longview coal terminal environmental review released
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
in 2010. It found, among other things, that the terminal “could result in a significant adverse impact on rail safety in Cowlitz County and Washington state.” But on coal dust, a major concern of terminal opponents, the review states:... Read more
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The Columbian
Cheers & Jeersof the U.S. Department of Agriculture said: “We’re going to have plenty of wate
Cheers & Jeers
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
of the U.S. Department of Agriculture said: “We’re going to have plenty of water this summer, especially in the Lewis and Cowlitz basins, and the main stem of the Columbia is going to be fine.” So, there is no reason to panic about a drought to... Read more
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The Columbian
Ukrainians visit forest to learn about resources beyond timbermake the switch in the mind to multifunctional forests.” Representatives from
Ukrainians visit forest to learn about resources beyond timber
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
make the switch in the mind to multifunctional forests.” Representatives from the U.S. Forest Service and employees of the Cowlitz Tribe brought the Ukrainians into the forest to show them how and where special forest products such as mushrooms,... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Former Kelso teacher sentenced for arranging sex through Facebookhas been sentenced to nine months in jail for communicating with a minor for im
Former Kelso teacher sentenced for arranging sex through Facebook
OregonLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
has been sentenced to nine months in jail for communicating with a minor for immoral purposes. The girl was actually a Cowlitz County deputy who arranged to meet Knowles at a Starbucks, where he was arrested. In 1998, Knowles was convicted of... Read more
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The Columbian
Fishing report 4/28for the Klickitat River have passed Bonneville Dam. • Spring chinook returns a
Fishing report 4/28
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
for the Klickitat River have passed Bonneville Dam. • Spring chinook returns are tracking ahead of expectations for the Cowlitz and Kalama hatcheries. The Cowlitz has almost 4,300 adult chinook compared to 2,655 at this time a year ago. The... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Suspect in K-Falls homicide could soon be back in Oregonbelieve he may have been killed because he complained about noise Reyes and oth
Suspect in K-Falls homicide could soon be back in Oregon
KTVZ Bend / Posted 6 days ago
believe he may have been killed because he complained about noise Reyes and others were making in another room. In Cowlitz County, Washington, the 27-year-old Reyes pleaded guilty to robbery, burglary and attempted kidnapping. Sentencing... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Suspect in K-Falls homicide could soon be back in Oregonbelieve he may have been killed because he complained about noise Reyes and oth
Suspect in K-Falls homicide could soon be back in Oregon
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 6 days ago
believe he may have been killed because he complained about noise Reyes and others were making in another room. In Cowlitz County, Washington, the 27-year-old Reyes pleaded guilty to robbery, burglary and attempted kidnapping. Sentencing... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Suspect in K-Falls homicide could soon be back in Oregonbelieve he may have been killed because he complained about noise Reyes and oth
Suspect in K-Falls homicide could soon be back in Oregon
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 6 days ago
believe he may have been killed because he complained about noise Reyes and others were making in another room. In Cowlitz County, Washington, the 27-year-old Reyes pleaded guilty to robbery, burglary and attempted kidnapping. Sentencing... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Klamath Falls murder suspect faces extradition from Washingtonbelieve he may have been killed because he complained about noise Reyes and oth
Klamath Falls murder suspect faces extradition from Washington
OregonLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
believe he may have been killed because he complained about noise Reyes and others were making in another room. In Cowlitz County, Washington, the 27-year-old Reyes pleaded guilty to robbery, burglary and attempted kidnapping. Sentencing... Read more
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The Columbian
Snowpack hit hard by record warmthof it will fill the reservoirs downstream. “We’re going to have plenty of wate
Snowpack hit hard by record warmth
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
of it will fill the reservoirs downstream. “We’re going to have plenty of water this summer, especially in the Lewis and Cowlitz basins and the main stem of the Columbia is going to be fine,” he said. Typically, snow levels in the Lower Columbia... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Victim in Woodland plane crash ID'd as Renton man22--The person who died in a plane crash at Woodland State Airport Thursday aft
Victim in Woodland plane crash ID'd as Renton man
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 6 days ago
22--The person who died in a plane crash at Woodland State Airport Thursday afternoon was identified as a Renton man. The Cowlitz County Coroner 's Office identified Marc Sebastian Messina, 56, as the man who died after the plane he was in, a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Plane in deadly Cowlitz County crash piloted by Woodinville manAuthorities have released the identities of the pilot and passenger injured in
Plane in deadly Cowlitz County crash piloted by Woodinville man
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
Authorities have released the identities of the pilot and passenger injured in a fatal plane crash last week in Cowlitz County. Angus Walker, 52, of Woodinville was identified by Woodland Police Sgt. Robb Lipp as the man piloting the Mooney M20K... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle-based Sherpa readies for another Everest climbing seasonin space above. He roped up and started walking, ice ax in hand, crampons crun
Seattle-based Sherpa readies for another Everest climbing season
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
in space above. He roped up and started walking, ice ax in hand, crampons crunching firm snow — across the adjacent Cowlitz Glacier and up Disappointment Cleaver to a series of horizontal ladders. In the dark, headlamp beams illuminated only... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Man who died in small plane crash identified as 56-old Renton resident— The man who died in a small plane crash at Woodland State Airport north of Po
Man who died in small plane crash identified as 56-old Renton resident
OregonLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
— The man who died in a small plane crash at Woodland State Airport north of Portland on Thursday has been identified. The Cowlitz County Coroner's Office identified 56-year-old Marc Sebastian Messina, of Renton, as the man who died. Officials say... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Passenger who died in small plane crash identified as Renton manThe Cowlitz County Coroner’s Office identified 56-year-old Marc Sebastian Messi
Passenger who died in small plane crash identified as Renton man
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
The Cowlitz County Coroner’s Office identified 56-year-old Marc Sebastian Messina, of Renton, as the man who died. The medical examiner said Messina was the rear-seat passenger and died upon impact. Officials say two others were injured in the crash... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Man who died in Woodland plane crash identifiedWash. (AP) - The man who died in a small plane crash north of Portland, Oregon,
Man who died in Woodland plane crash identified
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Wash. (AP) - The man who died in a small plane crash north of Portland, Oregon, Thursday has been identified. The Cowlitz County Coroner's Office identified 56-year-old Marc Sebastian Messina, of Renton, as the man who died. Officials say... Read more
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The Columbian
Victim in Woodland plane crash ID’d as Renton manThe person who died in a plane crash at Woodland State Airport Thursday afterno
Victim in Woodland plane crash ID’d as Renton man
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
The person who died in a plane crash at Woodland State Airport Thursday afternoon was identified as a Renton man. The Cowlitz County Coroner ‘s Office identified Marc Sebastian Messina, 56, as the man who died after the plane he was in, a Mooney... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Plane goes off runway, crashes at Woodland airportWOODLAND, Wash. -- Marc Messina of Seattle died Thursday in a plane crash at th
Plane goes off runway, crashes at Woodland airport
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 10 days ago
WOODLAND, Wash. -- Marc Messina of Seattle died Thursday in a plane crash at the Woodland State Airport, according to the Cowlitz County coroner's office. Authorities have not identified two people who were injured. They were taken to Southwest... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Top Workplaces 2016: Friday is nomination deadlineon Portland's downtown waterfront. The process is open to employers with at le
Top Workplaces 2016: Friday is nomination deadline
OregonLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
on Portland's downtown waterfront. The process is open to employers with at least 35 employees in Oregon or in Clark, Cowlitz or Skamania counties in Washington. As of Thursday afternoon, we had 157 companies participating already. But there's... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
2016 Business Growth Awards: Meet the winners & finalists80 kegs to 200, with an additional 50 to 100 coming this spring. Dozens of tave
2016 Business Growth Awards: Meet the winners & finalists
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 10 days ago
80 kegs to 200, with an additional 50 to 100 coming this spring. Dozens of taverns, restaurants and pizzerias in Clark, Cowlitz and Skamania Counties are serving Trap Door beer; their IPA is ranked #2 in our area on the popular mobile app... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Residents claim nuisance trailer cluster is ruining Kelso neighborhoodthere was a car up there watching my kids get off the bus,” he said. “It was ve
Residents claim nuisance trailer cluster is ruining Kelso neighborhood
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 11 days ago
there was a car up there watching my kids get off the bus,” he said. “It was very concerning to me." A spokesman for the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office said they are well aware of the issues with this property. Deputies have talked with the... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
Former skating rink to become behavior center in Longviewclosely with students’ schools and families to maximize academic achievement.
Former skating rink to become behavior center in Longview
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 12 days ago
closely with students’ schools and families to maximize academic achievement. “We’ve talked about a program like this in Cowlitz County for many years,” said Susan Barker, Castle Rock School District superintendent, in a press release. “I often... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Man accused of murdering retiree at Lake Oswego home deemed fit to stand trialconsidered a person of interest in the stabbing death of Nick Fickett, 28, of K
Man accused of murdering retiree at Lake Oswego home deemed fit to stand trial
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 14 days ago
considered a person of interest in the stabbing death of Nick Fickett, 28, of Kelso, whose body was found near a homeless camp along the banks of the Cowlitz River in July 2012. Copyright 2016 KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting Corporation. All rights reser... Read more
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The Columbian
Ridgefield-based Corwin Beverage Co. celebrates 75 years in businesshad obtained a letter from Pepsi, granting them exclusive rights to concoct and
Ridgefield-based Corwin Beverage Co. celebrates 75 years in business
The Columbian / Posted 15 days ago
had obtained a letter from Pepsi, granting them exclusive rights to concoct and distribute their cola recipes in Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania and Wahkiakum counties. The terms of the agreements, including its longevity, are confidential. At first,... Read more
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The Columbian
Calls for artistsis open to submissions from high school students in the ninth through 12th grad
Calls for artists
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
is open to submissions from high school students in the ninth through 12th grades, who reside or attend school in Clark, Cowlitz, Lewis, Pacific, Wahkiakum, Skamania and Klickitat couties. Hosted by Rep. Jamie Herrera Beutler, the winner will... Read more
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The Columbian
County: Stay out of tribe’s wayTo Clark County officials (regarding the Cowlitz casino project): You people lo
County: Stay out of tribe’s way
The Columbian / Posted 18 days ago
To Clark County officials (regarding the Cowlitz casino project): You people lost, and lost and lost. Get over it, and get off the reservation and leave it alone. County government has wasted thousands of taxpayer dollars and made one bad decision... Read more
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The Columbian
Yale-area residents to discuss library planscommunity feedback on the future library. The district was formed in 2003 in t
Yale-area residents to discuss library plans
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
community feedback on the future library. The district was formed in 2003 in the Yale precinct northeast of Woodland in Cowlitz County. The new library will provide a dedicated building with expanded hours, free Internet and Wi-Fi, computer... Read more
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The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle
Status review for Taylor's checkerspots, Columbian white-tail deerand into Oregon. These butterflies were documented in 45 Washington locations f
Status review for Taylor's checkerspots, Columbian white-tail deer
The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
and into Oregon. These butterflies were documented in 45 Washington locations from the San Juan Islands south to the Cowlitz River in Lewis County. Today, the butterfly is restricted to 11 known populations – eight in Washington, one in... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Demolition of former Multnomah Greyhound Park beginning this weekthe Grand Ronde wouldn't rule out building a casino at the Wood Village site, p
Demolition of former Multnomah Greyhound Park beginning this week
OregonLive.com / Posted 19 days ago
the Grand Ronde wouldn't rule out building a casino at the Wood Village site, perhaps in anticipation of competition from a Cowlitz tribal casino planned in La Center, Washington. But a new Grand Ronde casino would require changes to a state rule... Read more
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The Columbian
Community Home Health and Hospice holds volunteer appreciation weekfamilies since 1977. The organization delivers care to 600 people where they li
Community Home Health and Hospice holds volunteer appreciation week
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
families since 1977. The organization delivers care to 600 people where they live through home care personal services, home health, hospice and bereavement services in Clark, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties in Washington and Columbia County in Ore... Read more
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