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WWLP Springfield
Tribe applauds Justice Department for challenging court rulingto the tribe, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals reached a different con
Tribe applauds Justice Department for challenging court ruling
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 minutes ago
to the tribe, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals reached a different conclusion in a case involving the Cowlitz tribe in California. In that case, the appellate court handed down a decision a day after Young’s ruling finding that... Read more
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The Columbian
Ridgefield man disputes designation of casino’s locationof the Ilani casino now under construction, Hatcher has long decried the casual
Ridgefield man disputes designation of casino’s location
The Columbian / Posted 11 hours ago
of the Ilani casino now under construction, Hatcher has long decried the casual references to the casino project and the Cowlitz Indian Reservation as “near La Center.” “I just can’t figure it out,” said the 64-year-old Ridgefield man. “That’s... Read more
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Officer.com
Video Shows Officer Fatally Shoot Attacking Suspectshot Omer Ismail Ali after Ali allegedly attacked a gas station clerk, customer
Video Shows Officer Fatally Shoot Attacking Suspect
Officer.com / Posted yesterday
shot Omer Ismail Ali after Ali allegedly attacked a gas station clerk, customer and the officer with a walking stick, the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Ali died of a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the results of... Read more
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The Columbian
Morning Press: Local GOP, Trump; Grand Ronde, Ilani; Fort Vancouver; Evergreen teachersRonde — which operates the Spirit Mountain Casino 60 miles south of Portland —
Morning Press: Local GOP, Trump; Grand Ronde, Ilani; Fort Vancouver; Evergreen teachers
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
Ronde — which operates the Spirit Mountain Casino 60 miles south of Portland — is attempting to take its case against the Cowlitz Tribe and its planned casino to the U.S. Supreme Court. “The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde plans to appeal to... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Man killed by officer after gas station attack identifiedofficer after attacking a gas station clerk, customer and the officer with a wo
Man killed by officer after gas station attack identified
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
officer after attacking a gas station clerk, customer and the officer with a wooden staff has been identified. On Friday, Cowlitz County Coroner Tim Davidson identified the man killed as 27-year-old Omer Ismail Ali of Spokane. The coroner says... Read more
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The Columbian
Know When to Fold ’emyou should join them? Those are the questions facing opponents of the Ilani Ca
Know When to Fold ’em
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
you should join them? Those are the questions facing opponents of the Ilani Casino Resort that is being constructed by the Cowlitz Tribe near La Center. Those are the questions that linger after some 15 years of contentious debate over the tribe’s... Read more
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The Columbian
Grand Ronde gamble on challenge to IlaniRonde — which operates the Spirit Mountain Casino 60 miles south of Portland —
Grand Ronde gamble on challenge to Ilani
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
Ronde — which operates the Spirit Mountain Casino 60 miles south of Portland — is attempting to take its case against the Cowlitz Tribe and its planned casino to the U.S. Supreme Court. “The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde plans to appeal to... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Man killed in Kelso officer-involed shooting identified; video releasedofficer after attacking a gas station clerk, customer and the officer with a wo
Man killed in Kelso officer-involed shooting identified; video released
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 4 days ago
officer after attacking a gas station clerk, customer and the officer with a wooden staff has been identified. On Friday, Cowlitz County Coroner Tim Davidson identified the man killed as 27-year-old Omer Ismail Ali of Spokane. The coroner says... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Man killed in Kelso officer-involved shooting identified; video releasedofficer after attacking a gas station clerk, customer and the officer with a wo
Man killed in Kelso officer-involved shooting identified; video released
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 4 days ago
officer after attacking a gas station clerk, customer and the officer with a wooden staff has been identified. On Friday, Cowlitz County Coroner Tim Davidson identified the man killed as 27-year-old Omer Ismail Ali of Spokane. The coroner says... Read more
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The Columbian
Man killed by Kelso officer was shot in chestFlying K gas station in West Kelso was Omer Ismail Ali, a 27-year-old Sudanese
Man killed by Kelso officer was shot in chest
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
Flying K gas station in West Kelso was Omer Ismail Ali, a 27-year-old Sudanese immigrant and Spokane student, according to Cowlitz County Sheriff Mark Nelson. On Friday, the Cowlitz County Coroner’s Office ruled his death a homicide by a gunshot... Read more
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The Columbian
Man sentenced in home repair scamsvictim gave him the money, which he then in turn gave to McNicholas. No one ret
Man sentenced in home repair scams
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
victim gave him the money, which he then in turn gave to McNicholas. No one returned to do the work, according to court documents. McNicholas is also facing felony charges in four similar Cowlitz County cases, all of which involve elderly vi... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Man killed by officer after gas station attack identifiedThis photo provided by the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office shows a stick that a
Man killed by officer after gas station attack identified
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
This photo provided by the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office shows a stick that authorities say Omer I. Ali used during an altercation Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at a gas station in Kelso, Wash. The man fatally shot Wednesday by a Kelso police officer... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Man killed by Kelso police officer during assault identifieda store clerk and customer when he was shot and killed by a Kelso police office
Man killed by Kelso police officer during assault identified
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 4 days ago
a store clerk and customer when he was shot and killed by a Kelso police officer has been identified. According to the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office, Omer I. Ali, 27, had been reported to or contacted by law enforcement several times in the... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Man shot, killed by police officer in Kelso identified as 27-old transientshot Omer Ismail Ali after Ali allegedly attacked a gas station clerk, customer
Man shot, killed by police officer in Kelso identified as 27-old transient
OregonLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
shot Omer Ismail Ali after Ali allegedly attacked a gas station clerk, customer and the officer with a walking stick, the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Ali died of a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the results of... Read more
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The Columbian
Maryhill museum offers free admission for Clark County residents this weekend• What: Maryhill Museum of Art’s “free counties” program. Free admission with d
Maryhill museum offers free admission for Clark County residents this weekend
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
• What: Maryhill Museum of Art’s “free counties” program. Free admission with driver's license from Clark County (also Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Lewis, Pacific, San Juan and Wahkiahkum counties). This weekend, you can enjoy free admission to... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Officer fatally shoots Kelso man at gas stationsurveillance footage from inside a Kelso gas station food mart where an officer
Officer fatally shoots Kelso man at gas station
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 6 days ago
surveillance footage from inside a Kelso gas station food mart where an officer shot and killed an assault suspect. The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office says longtime Kelso patrolman John Johnston shot and killed a 27-year-old man after he... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Investigators review video of Kelso police shooting in stick attacksurveillance footage from inside a Kelso gas station food mart where an officer
Investigators review video of Kelso police shooting in stick attack
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
surveillance footage from inside a Kelso gas station food mart where an officer shot and killed an assault suspect. The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office says longtime Kelso patrolman John Johnston shot and killed a 27-year-old man after he... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Investigators review video of Kelso police shootingsurveillance footage from inside a Kelso gas station food mart where an officer
Investigators review video of Kelso police shooting
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 6 days ago
surveillance footage from inside a Kelso gas station food mart where an officer shot and killed an assault suspect. The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office says longtime Kelso patrolman John Johnston shot and killed a 27-year-old man after he... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Investigators review video of Kelso police shootingsurveillance footage from inside a Kelso gas station food mart where an officer
Investigators review video of Kelso police shooting
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
surveillance footage from inside a Kelso gas station food mart where an officer shot and killed an assault suspect. The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office says longtime Kelso patrolman John Johnston shot and killed a 27-year-old man after he... Read more
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The Columbian
Columbia River fishing report 8/18seven steelhead kept plus two steelhead released; two boaters with seven legal
Columbia River fishing report 8/18
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
seven steelhead kept plus two steelhead released; two boaters with seven legal and 17 sublegal sturgeon released. (WDFW) Cowlitz River mouth, 33 boaters with five adult chinook and two steelhead kept. (WDFW) Kalama, 76 boaters with four adult... Read more
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The Columbian
Man gets nearly 9 years for elderly scamregistered with the state since at least 2013. He is also facing felony charge
Man gets nearly 9 years for elderly scam
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
registered with the state since at least 2013. He is also facing felony charges in a similar Clark County case and four Cowlitz County cases, all of which involve elderly victims. In many of the cases, McNicholas allegedly represented himself as... Read more
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The Columbian
Spirit Mountain to lose millionson Cowlitz casinoGrand Ronde, which owns the Spirit Mountain Casino south of Portland, says reve
Spirit Mountain to lose millionson Cowlitz casino
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
Grand Ronde, which owns the Spirit Mountain Casino south of Portland, says revenues will fall 41 percent as a result of the Cowlitz casino project moving forward. The Statesman Journal newspaper of Salem, Ore., reported that tribe contends the... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Kelso officer kills man attacking with walking sticka Kelso patrolman shot and killed a man who attacked two gas station clerks and
Kelso officer kills man attacking with walking stick
KTVZ Bend / Posted 7 days ago
a Kelso patrolman shot and killed a man who attacked two gas station clerks and the officer himself with a walking stick. Cowlitz County Sheriff Mark Nelson told a news conference that the suspect, a black man described as a transient, was... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
City of Kennewick Honors Kennewick Americansnight in Victoria, falling to the Victoria HarbourCats by a score of 11-5.>> P
City of Kennewick Honors Kennewick Americans
KHQ Spokane / Posted 7 days ago
night in Victoria, falling to the Victoria HarbourCats by a score of 11-5.>> Pippins Hit Two Home Runs in 7-2 Win over CowlitzPippins Hit Two Home Runs in 7-2 Win over Cowlitz It’s been more than three weeks since the Yakima Valley Pippins... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Officer-involved fatal shooting in Kelso, Wash.injuries. The name of the officer and the two clerks will not be released until
Officer-involved fatal shooting in Kelso, Wash.
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 7 days ago
injuries. The name of the officer and the two clerks will not be released until family notifications have been made. Cowlitz County Sheriff Mark Nelson said the officer is very experienced, has been with the department a long time and is... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Officer shoots, kills suspect after gas station assaultThe name of the officer and the two clerks will not be released until family no
Officer shoots, kills suspect after gas station assault
KING5 Seattle / Posted 7 days ago
The name of the officer and the two clerks will not be released until family notifications have been made. Cowlitz County Sheriff Mark Nelson said the officer is very experienced, has been with the department a long time and is... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Kelso officer kills man attacking with walking stickshot the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Neither his name nor the of
Kelso officer kills man attacking with walking stick
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 7 days ago
shot the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Neither his name nor the officer's was immediately released. Hamilton said the officer is a senior patrolman. Longview police and the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office will investigate the shoo... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Kelso officer kills man who attacked 2 clerks and cop with walking sticka black male, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Neither his name nor the of
Kelso officer kills man who attacked 2 clerks and cop with walking stick
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 7 days ago
a black male, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Neither his name nor the officer’s was immediately released. Hamilton said the officer is a senior patrolman. Longview police and the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office will investigate the shoot... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Grand Ronde: Big revenue loss if casino opens near Portlandexpects to lose as much as 41 percent of its revenue after a decision by the U.
Grand Ronde: Big revenue loss if casino opens near Portland
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 7 days ago
expects to lose as much as 41 percent of its revenue after a decision by the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals allowing the Cowlitz Tribe to build a casino in southwest Washington. "This will be a big financial hit to the tribe, and as a government... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Kelso officer kills man attacking with walking stickshot the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Neither his name nor the of
Kelso officer kills man attacking with walking stick
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 7 days ago
shot the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Neither his name nor the officer's was immediately released. Hamilton said the officer is a senior patrolman. Longview police and the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office will investigate the shoo... Read more
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The Columbian
Man killed in officer-involved shooting in Kelsohow many shots had been fired, and further details about the confrontation have
Man killed in officer-involved shooting in Kelso
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
how many shots had been fired, and further details about the confrontation have not emerged yet. Longview police and the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office will investigate the shooting. It is standard practice for other agencies to investigate... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Kelso officer shoots, kills man at gas station, reports sayKelso Police Chief Andrew Hamilton. The paper said the officer's condition was
Kelso officer shoots, kills man at gas station, reports say
OregonLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
Kelso Police Chief Andrew Hamilton. The paper said the officer's condition was not available. Kelso is in Washington's Cowlitz County, east of Longview. The Daily News report continues: Hamilton said the assailant attacked two clerks in the... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Kelso officer kills man attacking with walking stickshot the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Neither his name nor the of
Kelso officer kills man attacking with walking stick
KTVZ Bend / Posted 7 days ago
shot the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Neither his name nor the officer's was immediately released. Hamilton said the officer is a senior patrolman. Longview police and the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office will investigate the shoo... Read more
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The Columbian
Morning Press: Comcast; Arson fires; Madore Facebook suit; Recovery from near drowningadvocate is suing Clark County over Councilor David Madore’s Facebook page. Ar
Morning Press: Comcast; Arson fires; Madore Facebook suit; Recovery from near drowning
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
advocate is suing Clark County over Councilor David Madore’s Facebook page. Arthur West of Olympia is filing a suit in Cowlitz County Superior Court against Clark County alleging the county “silently and unreasonably withheld records” from... Read more
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The Columbian
Open records advocate suing Clark County over Madore’s Facebookadvocate is suing Clark County over Councilor David Madore’s Facebook page. Ol
Open records advocate suing Clark County over Madore’s Facebook
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
advocate is suing Clark County over Councilor David Madore’s Facebook page. Olympia man Arthur West is filing a suit in Cowlitz County Superior Court against Clark County alleging the county “silently and unreasonably withheld records” from... Read more
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The Columbian
Columbia River fishing report 8/11chinook, one jack chinook and two steelhead released; six boaters with six lega
Columbia River fishing report 8/11
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
chinook, one jack chinook and two steelhead released; six boaters with six legal and 10 sublegal sturgeon released. (WDFW) Cowlitz River mouth, 15 boaters with two steelhead kept. (WDFW) Kalama, 88 boaters with five steelhead kept and six... Read more
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The Columbian
Clark County government is a circusTom Mielke, is giving us all a lesson in stupidity. Happily, one of those less
Clark County government is a circus
The Columbian / Posted 15 days ago
Tom Mielke, is giving us all a lesson in stupidity. Happily, one of those lessons was rejected by the sound judgment of Cowlitz County Superior Court Judge Stephen Warning. I speak of the recent fiasco of the minion Mielke. Mielke, who after... Read more
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The Columbian
Casino will be beneficialIn response to the July 30 story “Cowlitz Tribe wins federal appeal” by reporte
Casino will be beneficial
The Columbian / Posted 15 days ago
In response to the July 30 story “Cowlitz Tribe wins federal appeal” by reporter Brooks Johnson, I believe that building this casino will help with the expanding population in Southwest Washington. I have watched the growth first-hand; I lived in... Read more
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The Columbian
Methanol plant not worth risksbusiness? The Chinese government. Yes, there is money to be made in the short t
Methanol plant not worth risks
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
business? The Chinese government. Yes, there is money to be made in the short term by a few investors, construction crews, Cowlitz County, and Kalama Port Authority. But is this short-term financial gain worth the long-term risk to our communities?... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Two federal court rulings muddy the waters on tribal casinosWashington, D.C., issued a decision affirming the Department of the Interior’s
Two federal court rulings muddy the waters on tribal casinos
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 17 days ago
Washington, D.C., issued a decision affirming the Department of the Interior’s authority to take land into trust for the Cowlitz tribe, which is building a casino in Washington State. While the Mashpee and Cowlitz cases aren’t identical, both... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Woman's body recovered from Lewis River in WoodlandWOODLAND, Wash. — Authorities have recovered the body of a woman from the Lewis
Woman's body recovered from Lewis River in Woodland
OregonLive.com / Posted 18 days ago
WOODLAND, Wash. — Authorities have recovered the body of a woman from the Lewis River north of Vancouver. The Cowlitz County Sheriff's office said in a news release that they received a report of a body floating in the river in Woodland on Friday... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Woman's body recovered from river north of VancouverAuthorities have recovered the body of a woman from the Lewis River north of Va
Woman's body recovered from river north of Vancouver
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 19 days ago
Authorities have recovered the body of a woman from the Lewis River north of Vancouver. The Cowlitz County Sheriff's office said in a news release that they received a report of a body floating in the river in Woodland on Friday morning. Crews... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Woman's body recovered from river north of VancouverWOODLAND, Wash. (AP) - Authorities have recovered the body of a woman from the
Woman's body recovered from river north of Vancouver
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 19 days ago
WOODLAND, Wash. (AP) - Authorities have recovered the body of a woman from the Lewis River north of Vancouver. The Cowlitz County Sheriff's office said in a news release that they received a report of a body floating in the river in Woodland on... Read more
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The Columbian
Woman’s body recovered from Lewis RiverClark and Cowlitz county officials recovered an elderly woman’s body from the L
Woman’s body recovered from Lewis River
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
Clark and Cowlitz county officials recovered an elderly woman’s body from the Lewis River this morning. Someone called 911 around 11 o’clock to report a body in the river near the BNSF railroad bridge, about 2 miles west of Paradise Point State... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Private casino backers trying again in Wood Villagesaid in a phone interview that the difference this time around is the recently
Private casino backers trying again in Wood Village
OregonLive.com / Posted 19 days ago
said in a phone interview that the difference this time around is the recently approved casino being built by the Cowlitz Tribe near La Center, Washington, which will likely attract gamblers from the Portland metro area across the Columbia... Read more
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The Herald News
Mashpee, Cowlitz rulings could have national impact on casino lawWashington, D.C., issued a decision affirming the Department of the Interior’s
Mashpee, Cowlitz rulings could have national impact on casino law
The Herald News / Posted 20 days ago
Washington, D.C., issued a decision affirming the Department of the Interior’s authority to take land into trust for the Cowlitz tribe, which is building a casino in Washington State. While the Mashpee and Cowlitz cases aren’t identical, both... Read more
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The Columbian
Nice views available atop Badger Peakacross the Gifford Pinchot National Forest and it largely follows the ridge sep
Nice views available atop Badger Peak
The Columbian / Posted 20 days ago
across the Gifford Pinchot National Forest and it largely follows the ridge separating the North Fork of the Lewis and Cowlitz river drainages. The trail was the boundary between the Rainier and Columbia national forests, hence the name. Now... Read more
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The Columbian
Columbia River fishing report 8/4and one adult chinook released; five boaters with six legal, two oversize and 1
Columbia River fishing report 8/4
The Columbian / Posted 20 days ago
and one adult chinook released; five boaters with six legal, two oversize and 19 sublegal sturgeon released. (WDFW) Cowlitz River mouth, 27 boaters with eight steelhead kept and one released. (WDFW) Kalama, 50 boaters with one adult chinook... Read more
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The Columbian
Good Call on Recallproved to be little more than an embarrassment for fellow Councilor Tom Mielke.
Good Call on Recall
The Columbian / Posted 22 days ago
proved to be little more than an embarrassment for fellow Councilor Tom Mielke. On Friday, Stephen Warning, a visiting Cowlitz County Superior Court judge, dismissed the allegations filed against Marc Boldt, Jeanne Stewart and Julie Olson.... Read more
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The Columbian
Court hears appeal by Sticky’s Pot Shopmay lodge a lien against the property owner if Larson does not pay his fees, Sc
Court hears appeal by Sticky’s Pot Shop
The Columbian / Posted 22 days ago
may lodge a lien against the property owner if Larson does not pay his fees, Scarpelli said. 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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