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OregonLive.com
Carnival season: Just how safe are those rides?insurers in Oregon. He doesn't like to ride the rides, though, because the fir
Carnival season: Just how safe are those rides?
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
insurers in Oregon. He doesn't like to ride the rides, though, because the first time he went to a carnival as a kid — the Cowlitz County Fair in Longview, Washington — he got sick watching the rides spin. But something about the fair caught his... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Coal terminal plan draws hundreds to Spokane hearingthrough Spokane daily on their way to or from Montana, Wyoming and other states
Coal terminal plan draws hundreds to Spokane hearing
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
through Spokane daily on their way to or from Montana, Wyoming and other states. The Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County last month released a draft environmental review that found the proposed terminal along the Columbia River... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Coal terminal hearing in Spokane draws hundredsthrough Spokane daily on their way to or from Montana, Wyoming and other states
Coal terminal hearing in Spokane draws hundreds
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
through Spokane daily on their way to or from Montana, Wyoming and other states. The Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County last month released a draft environmental review that found the proposal along the Columbia River could have... Read more
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ABC Montana
Coal terminal hearing in Spokane draws hundredsthrough Spokane daily on their way to or from Montana, Wyoming and other states
Coal terminal hearing in Spokane draws hundreds
ABC Montana / Posted 3 days ago
through Spokane daily on their way to or from Montana, Wyoming and other states. The Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County last month released a draft environmental review that found the proposal along the Columbia River could have... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Coal terminal hearing in Spokane draws hundredsthrough Spokane daily on their way to or from Montana, Wyoming and other states
Coal terminal hearing in Spokane draws hundreds
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 3 days ago
through Spokane daily on their way to or from Montana, Wyoming and other states. The Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County last month released a draft environmental review that found the proposal along the Columbia River could have... Read more
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The Columbian
Coal terminal hearing in Spokane draws hundredsthrough Spokane daily on their way to or from Montana, Wyoming and other states
Coal terminal hearing in Spokane draws hundreds
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
through Spokane daily on their way to or from Montana, Wyoming and other states. The Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County last month released a draft environmental review that found the proposal along the Columbia River could have... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Coal terminal hearing in Spokane draws hundredsthrough Spokane daily on their way to or from Montana, Wyoming and other states
Coal terminal hearing in Spokane draws hundreds
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 days ago
through Spokane daily on their way to or from Montana, Wyoming and other states. The Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County last month released a draft environmental review that found the proposal along the Columbia River could have... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Coal terminal hearing in Spokane draws hundredsthrough Spokane daily on their way to or from Montana, Wyoming and other states
Coal terminal hearing in Spokane draws hundreds
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
through Spokane daily on their way to or from Montana, Wyoming and other states. The Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County last month released a draft environmental review that found the proposal along the Columbia River could have... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Coal terminal hearing in Spokane draws hundredsthrough Spokane daily on their way to or from Montana, Wyoming and other states
Coal terminal hearing in Spokane draws hundreds
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
through Spokane daily on their way to or from Montana, Wyoming and other states. The Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County last month released a draft environmental review that found the proposal along the Columbia River could have... Read more
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The Columbian
Columbia River fishing report May 26which is not a bad size at Yale. Saddle Dam boat ramp opens Friday. Yale Park r
Columbia River fishing report May 26
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
which is not a bad size at Yale. Saddle Dam boat ramp opens Friday. Yale Park ramp already is open. • Mayfield Lake on the Cowlitz River was stocked with 4,000 rainbow trout last week Angler checks from the Washington (WDFW) and Oregon (ODFW)... Read more
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The Columbian
Five outings for Memorial Day weekend in Gifford Pinchot National ForestBring two dependable sources of light when entering the cave. To get there, fi
Five outings for Memorial Day weekend in Gifford Pinchot National Forest
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
Bring two dependable sources of light when entering the cave. To get there, find the community of Cougar in southern Cowlitz County, then follow Highway 503 Spur east until it morphs into Lewis River road No. 90. Keep going east (6.8 miles... Read more
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The Columbian
Man pleads not guilty in alleged pistol-whippingThe Longview man accused of pistol-whipping his ex-girlfriend and possibly firi
Man pleads not guilty in alleged pistol-whipping
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
The Longview man accused of pistol-whipping his ex-girlfriend and possibly firing at Cowlitz County sheriff’s deputies May 16 pleaded not guilty in Cowlitz Superior Court on Tuesday to assault, harassment and illegal firearm possession... Read more
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The Columbian
Thousands attend hearing on Longview coal terminalLONGVIEW — Bearing signs, planting flags and dressed in red or blue, thousands
Thousands attend hearing on Longview coal terminal
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
LONGVIEW — Bearing signs, planting flags and dressed in red or blue, thousands of people descended on the Cowlitz Expo Center on Tuesday to testify at the first public hearing on the draft environmental study of Longview’s proposed coal export... Read more
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The Columbian
County council reopens communication with Cowlitz TribeLast week’s spat between the Clark County Council and the Cowlitz Tribe seemed
County council reopens communication with Cowlitz Tribe
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
Last week’s spat between the Clark County Council and the Cowlitz Tribe seemed a distant memory today, as the council at last adopted a resolution reopening communication between the two parties. The decision, which was approved unanimously,... Read more
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The Columbian
Vancouver seeks scrutiny of Longview coal proposalthe cleanest coal in the world coming out of Wyoming and Montana,” Turlay said.
Vancouver seeks scrutiny of Longview coal proposal
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
the cleanest coal in the world coming out of Wyoming and Montana,” Turlay said. The hearing runs from 1 to 9 p.m. at the Cowlitz Expo Center, 1900 Seventh Ave., Longview. Comments on the project can also be submitted through... Read more
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The Columbian
Weyerhaeuser changes fees, permits for forest accessmixed reactions from local outdoors enthusiasts. “There will be less hunters,”
Weyerhaeuser changes fees, permits for forest access
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
mixed reactions from local outdoors enthusiasts. “There will be less hunters,” predicted Russ Barnes, president of the Cowlitz Game and Anglers club. Many Game and Anglers members didn’t hunt on Weyerhaeuser land last year because of the fees,... Read more
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The Columbian
Let your voice be heard at hearingit looks like the Panamax vessels will drag bottom. Attend the public meeting
Let your voice be heard at hearing
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
it looks like the Panamax vessels will drag bottom. Attend the public meeting on May 24 between 1 and 9 p.m. at the Cowlitz County Regional Event Center, 1900 7th Ave., Longview, and let your voice be heard or make written comments at... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Hearings set on proposed coal-export terminal in Longview2012 en route to British Columbia. An analysis released Friday, April 29, 2016,
Hearings set on proposed coal-export terminal in Longview
OregonLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
2012 en route to British Columbia. An analysis released Friday, April 29, 2016, by the Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County found that greenhouse gas emissions would increase by 2.5 million metric tons each year when a coal-export... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Hearings set on proposed coal-export terminal in Longviewin on a coal-export terminal proposed near Longview at upcoming public hearings
Hearings set on proposed coal-export terminal in Longview
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 9 days ago
in on a coal-export terminal proposed near Longview at upcoming public hearings. The Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County last month released a draft environmental review that found the proposal along the Columbia River could have... Read more
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ABC Montana
Hearings set on proposed coal-export terminal in Longviewin on a coal-export terminal proposed near Longview at upcoming public hearings
Hearings set on proposed coal-export terminal in Longview
ABC Montana / Posted 9 days ago
in on a coal-export terminal proposed near Longview at upcoming public hearings. The Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County last month released a draft environmental review that found the proposal along the Columbia River could have... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Hearings set on proposed coal-export terminal in Longviewin on a coal-export terminal proposed near Longview at upcoming public hearings
Hearings set on proposed coal-export terminal in Longview
KTVZ Bend / Posted 9 days ago
in on a coal-export terminal proposed near Longview at upcoming public hearings. The Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County last month released a draft environmental review that found the proposal along the Columbia River could have... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Hearings set on proposed coal-export terminal in Longviewin on a coal-export terminal proposed near Longview at upcoming public hearings
Hearings set on proposed coal-export terminal in Longview
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 9 days ago
in on a coal-export terminal proposed near Longview at upcoming public hearings. The Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County last month released a draft environmental review that found the proposal along the Columbia River could have... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Hearings set on proposed coal-export terminal in Longviewin on a coal-export terminal proposed near Longview at upcoming public hearings
Hearings set on proposed coal-export terminal in Longview
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 9 days ago
in on a coal-export terminal proposed near Longview at upcoming public hearings. The Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County last month released a draft environmental review that found the proposal along the Columbia River could have... Read more
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The Columbian
Museum panel looks at food-related topicswill be at 7 p.m. June 2 at 1511 Main St. Representatives from organizations in
Museum panel looks at food-related topics
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
will be at 7 p.m. June 2 at 1511 Main St. Representatives from organizations including the Clark County Food Bank, Clark/Cowlitz Farm Bureau, Clark County Public Health, FISH and the Vancouver Farmers Market will discuss our food, where it comes... Read more
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The Columbian
Morning Press: Casino, Moeller vs. Herrera Beutler, students render aidweekend. Check out our extended forecast. Here are some of the top stories thi
Morning Press: Casino, Moeller vs. Herrera Beutler, students render aid
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
weekend. Check out our extended forecast. Here are some of the top stories this week on columbian.com. Vancouver ends Cowlitz casino fight Moments after Cowlitz tribal leaders urged the Vancouver City Council to begin working with them, the... Read more
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The Columbian
$500K from state boosts Woodland parkthe $500,000 capital outlay. State Rep. Ann Rivers, a La Center Republican who
$500K from state boosts Woodland park
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
the $500,000 capital outlay. State Rep. Ann Rivers, a La Center Republican who used to represent eastern and southern Cowlitz County, also aided the effort, Johnson said. Rotary Club of Woodland, the city of Woodland, and local community... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Hobbit-like hut where man has lived for 3 years just one of the camps cleaned up in suburbshigh-school romance. At 13, after getting into trouble for throwing rocks and
Hobbit-like hut where man has lived for 3 years just one of the camps cleaned up in suburbs
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
high-school romance. At 13, after getting into trouble for throwing rocks and hopping a train, Taylor was shipped off to Cowlitz County to live with his father, a radio-station manager. At 21, he was convicted of taking indecent liberties with... Read more
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The Columbian
Oppose coal terminalyour voice to say “no” to this proposal at the Department of Ecology’s public h
Oppose coal terminal
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
your voice to say “no” to this proposal at the Department of Ecology’s public hearing, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday at the Cowlitz County Event Center in Longview. Details on the hearing as well as a way to submit public comment online are at... Read more
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The Columbian
Fishing report 5/19bank rods with five steelhead kept; two boaters with nine legal, four oversize
Fishing report 5/19
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
bank rods with five steelhead kept; two boaters with nine legal, four oversize and 25 sublegal sturgeon released. (WDFW) Cowlitz River mouth, 12 boaters with six steelhead kept and one released. (WDFW) Kalama, 161 boaters with five adult spring... Read more
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The Columbian
Longtime wildlife manager to retiredisappears,’’ he said. Norman’s job includes managing all aspects of fish and
Longtime wildlife manager to retire
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
disappears,’’ he said. Norman’s job includes managing all aspects of fish and wildlife in Clark, Skamania, Klickitat, Cowlitz , Wahkiakum and Lewis counties. He said about one-third of his time is spent dealing with issues other than fish. A... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Eat cookies, fill your book bag, help kids; get your Arts & Lectures ticketsand create a public presentation for the coming fall. A $10,000 stipend goes wi
Eat cookies, fill your book bag, help kids; get your Arts & Lectures tickets
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
and create a public presentation for the coming fall. A $10,000 stipend goes with the position. Washuta is a member of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe and author of both personal essays and memoir. She has written “Starvation Mode” and “My Body Is a Book... Read more
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The Columbian
Cowlitz Tribe defends waste-system planFurious Cowlitz Tribe representatives ripped into Clark County public health of
Cowlitz Tribe defends waste-system plan
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
Furious Cowlitz Tribe representatives ripped into Clark County public health officials Wednesday for stating that the injection well wastewater disposal system the tribe is building to serve its future casino is a risk to public health. Dr. Alan... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Razor clam digging a top bet for this weekend | Fishing reportspring chinook success in the Wind River, and Drano Lake was good and then slow
Razor clam digging a top bet for this weekend | Fishing report
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
spring chinook success in the Wind River, and Drano Lake was good and then slowed down of late. Fair for spring chinook in Cowlitz River. Effort and spring chinook catch increasing on Klickitat River. Fair to good on Kalama for mix of steelhead and... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Health insurance rates going up in 2017business marketplace, will only have Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the North
Health insurance rates going up in 2017
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
business marketplace, will only have Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest in 2017 selling 11 plans in Clark and Cowlitz counties. Eleven health insurers will sell 346 small employer plans (1-50 employees) outside of the Exchange. “We... Read more
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The Columbian
Pistol-whipping suspect has long recordThe Longview man accused of pistol-whipping his ex-girlfriend and possibly firi
Pistol-whipping suspect has long record
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
The Longview man accused of pistol-whipping his ex-girlfriend and possibly firing at Cowlitz County sheriff’s deputies early Monday morning has a long criminal record sheet that includes several allegedly racially motivated attacks on black... Read more
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The Columbian
Clark County delays decision to talk with CowlitzThe Clark County council delayed voting on a resolution that would lay the foun
Clark County delays decision to talk with Cowlitz
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
The Clark County council delayed voting on a resolution that would lay the foundation for improved relationships with the Cowlitz Tribe over its plans to build a $510 million casino outside of La Center. The council appeared poised Tuesday to... Read more
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The Columbian
Solve casino water problemIt seems like the Cowlitz Tribe Casino wastewater problem is pretty straightfor
Solve casino water problem
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
It seems like the Cowlitz Tribe Casino wastewater problem is pretty straightforward. The casino says it needs 400,000 gallons of water per day to operate. It has been regularly stated that the wastewater would be treated to drinking water standards,... Read more
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The Columbian
Vancouver ends Cowlitz casino fightMoments after Cowlitz tribal leaders urged the Vancouver City Council to begin
Vancouver ends Cowlitz casino fight
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
Moments after Cowlitz tribal leaders urged the Vancouver City Council to begin working with them, the council unanimously voted Monday to overturn a 2007 resolution opposing the tribe’s casino project west of La Center. The resolution ends the... Read more
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The Columbian
Western State patient escapes for an hourhe was gone when they reached their destination, he said. The patient was bein
Western State patient escapes for an hour
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
he was gone when they reached their destination, he said. The patient was being held on a 180-day civil commitment out of Cowlitz County, Lawler said. “He was considered gravely disabled and flagged as a threat to himself and others,” Lawler... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Lakewood police investigating escape of Western State Hospital patienta threat to himself and others, arrived to Western State’s on March 1 for a 180
Lakewood police investigating escape of Western State Hospital patient
The Seattle Times / Posted 13 days ago
a threat to himself and others, arrived to Western State’s on March 1 for a 180-day, court-ordered commitment out of Cowlitz County, Lawler said. He is housed in the civil ward and considered disabled. He was actively supervised by state... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Patient escapes from psychiatric hospital, quickly capturedhe was gone when they reached their destination, he said. The patient was bein
Patient escapes from psychiatric hospital, quickly captured
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 13 days ago
he was gone when they reached their destination, he said. The patient was being held on a 180-day civil commitment out of Cowlitz County, Lawler said. "He was considered gravely disabled and flagged as a threat to himself and others," Lawler... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Man accused of pistol-whipping his ex-girlfriend in LongviewA 36-year-old man pistol whipped his ex-girlfriend then shot at deputies early
Man accused of pistol-whipping his ex-girlfriend in Longview
OregonLive.com / Posted 14 days ago
A 36-year-old man pistol whipped his ex-girlfriend then shot at deputies early Monday morning in Longview, Washington, a Cowlitz County chief deputy said. Deputies responded to a 911 call about 3 a.m. to the 100 block of Solo View Drive after Erin... Read more
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The Columbian
Vancouver woman injured in Longview pistol-whippingin Longview, when she woke up at about 3 a.m. to Luyster hitting her in the hea
Vancouver woman injured in Longview pistol-whipping
The Columbian / Posted 14 days ago
in Longview, when she woke up at about 3 a.m. to Luyster hitting her in the head and face with a pistol, according to the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office. Luyster and Cochran have a child together but do not live together. The sheriff’s office... Read more
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The Columbian
Morning Press: Fee waiver, jail escape, food drivein the rain, Fitzgerald said. Perhaps signaling a solution to one of the most
Morning Press: Fee waiver, jail escape, food drive
The Columbian / Posted 14 days ago
in the rain, Fitzgerald said. Perhaps signaling a solution to one of the most vexing problems surrounding the $510 million Cowlitz casino, Clark County’s public health officer is recommending the county allow the tribe to connect to La Center’s... Read more
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The Columbian
Oppose Longview coal terminaltrains trekking through Vancouver daily. There is substantial Longview opposit
Oppose Longview coal terminal
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
trains trekking through Vancouver daily. There is substantial Longview opposition yet The Daily News, the ILWU and the Cowlitz County Economic Development Commission have come out in favor of the terminal, forecasting jobs and economic... Read more
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The Columbian
Luncheon to honor Ed Lynch, Kirchnersthe 2016 Philanthropists of the Year award for their five decades of charitable
Luncheon to honor Ed Lynch, Kirchners
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
the 2016 Philanthropists of the Year award for their five decades of charitable contributions, leadership and service in Cowlitz County, the Community Foundation said. The luncheon’s theme is Our Charge for Change, about how everyone has a... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Program pairs first-time mothers with nursesa best friend on call," Jackson told the Daily News (http://bit.ly/1OidkMv). T
Program pairs first-time mothers with nurses
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 16 days ago
a best friend on call," Jackson told the Daily News (http://bit.ly/1OidkMv). The Nurse Family Partnership managed by the Cowlitz County Health Department pairs nurses with low-income expectant women. A nurse starts visiting the mothers while... Read more
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The Columbian
New twist in vexing Cowlitz casino wastewater issueOn Thursday, Cowlitz Tribe Chairman Bill Iyall issued a statement regarding the
New twist in vexing Cowlitz casino wastewater issue
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
On Thursday, Cowlitz Tribe Chairman Bill Iyall issued a statement regarding the ongoing battle over casino wastewater. Perhaps signaling a solution to one of the most vexing problems surrounding the $510 million Cowlitz casino, Clark County’s public... Read more
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The Columbian
City, county to rethink anti-casino stancesthe Vancouver City Council will discuss at Monday's meeting, that would rescind
City, county to rethink anti-casino stances
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
the Vancouver City Council will discuss at Monday's meeting, that would rescind the council's 2007 resolution regarding the Cowlitz Tribe casino. The resolution, to be discussed Tuesday, directing county departments and agencies to enter into... Read more
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The Columbian
Mount St. Helens visitors centers are a blasthim — the mountain was called Loowit, or Lady of Fire, by the Puyallup Tribe an
Mount St. Helens visitors centers are a blast
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
him — the mountain was called Loowit, or Lady of Fire, by the Puyallup Tribe and Lawetlat’la, or Smoking Mountain, by the Cowlitz Tribe. Cowlitz elder and spiritual leader Roy Wilson, the author of many books about his tribe’s history and... Read more
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