Cowlitz County Newswire

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  1. By forgoing traditional rules, Yakima County encourages homeless people to go indoorsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Real Change

    ... in Olympia. Love Overwhelming, a faith-based nonprofit, has plans for a shelter in Longview or Kelso in Cowlitz County. All three proposals are based on a "shelter first" model, which contends that people must first have shelter before they can ...

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  2. Commissioners discuss fish recovery issuesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Wahkiakum County Eagle

    The board held a public hearing to collect comment on an upgraded watershed management plan for Wahkiakum and Cowlitz counties.

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  3. Longview mulls terminal plan for liquid propane, butane exportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | The Columbian

    ... when the company and port host two public informational meetings, one at 3 p.m. and another at 6 p.m., at the Cowlitz County Expo Center in Longview.

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  4. Coroner: Man found at rest stop died of overdoseRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The Cowlitz County coroner says a Longview, Wash., dentist found dead in January at a southwest Washington Interstate 5 rest stop died of a morphine overdose.

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  5. 911 outage hits Washington, Oregon calls restoredRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | KGW-TV Portland

    ... County: 509-628-0333 Chelan County: 509-663-9911 Clallam County: 360-4174970 Clark County: 360-696-4461 Cowlitz County: 360-577-3098 Douglas County: 509-663-9911 Grays Harbor County: 360-533-7880 East King County (Bellevue area) : 425-577-5656 King ...

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  6. 'We're all paying': Heroin use spreads miseryRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | The Columbian

    ... in the rate compared with a decade earlier. The rate was the eighth-greatest among Washington's 39 counties (Cowlitz County, with three times more heroin cases per capita than Clark County, had the state's worst rate.) a a In 2009-11, Clark County ...

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  7. Convicted killer may stand trial in WashingtonRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | KNDU

    Cowlitz County Prosecutor Sue Baur says she plans to extradite John Wayne Thomson from California to stand trial for the slaying death of Longview resident Lori Hamm in 2006.

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  8. Longview and Kalama fire crews pluck old dog from high bluffRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | OregonLive.com

    Longview and Kalama fire crews rescued Zeeke, the Golden Retriever and Labrador mix, shown here in the arms of his owner Thursday night in Cowlitz County.

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  9. A new fence for Diamond and RockRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 29 | Statesman Journal

    Volunteers from Fences for Fido spent about two and a half hours in the rain and wind Saturday morning constructing a metal fence in NE Salem.

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  10. Police catch Woodland car battery theft suspectsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | The Columbian

    ... and detained both suspects. A Woodland police officer then took them into custody and transported them to the Cowlitz County Jail. Smith was booked into the jail on suspicion of 55 charges, according to the jail roster, that include second-degree ...

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  11. Acute, post-acute partnerships reduce C. diff about 50% in Washington stateRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | McKnightsonline.com

    Hospitals and post-acute facilities in Washington state have cut their rate of Clostridium difficile infections in half since 2012 by partnering with each other in a robust infection control program, according to local news reports.

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  12. Fishing report 3/20Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | The Columbian

    Catch rates remain awful.The river still is high and not very clear, but test fishing on Sunday indicates there are at least a few salmon around.

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  13. Court upholds conviction despite missing victimRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The Washington Supreme Court has upheld the stalking and harassment conviction of a man in Cowlitz County, even though he was not able to confront his accuser at trial.

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  14. WA Supreme Court upholds conviction despite missing victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | Seattle Times

    The Washington State Supreme Court has upheld the stalking and harassment conviction of a man in Cowlitz County, even though he was not able to confront his accuser at trial.

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  15. Clark County's place in risk pool might be at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2014 | The Columbian

    ... there," he said. In November the risk pool sued Clark County for breach of contract. The suit is pending in Cowlitz County Superior Court. Talk of Clark County losing its membership in the pool has been ongoing for months. The risk pool is organized ...

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  16. ESD 112 seeks board member for District 2Read the original story

    Mar 8, 2014 | The Columbian

    ... applications to fill the Director District 2 position on its board of directors. The position represents the Cowlitz County region of the Longview School District, a portion of the Kelso School District and Ocean Beach, Naselle-Grays River Valley, ...

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  17. Not guilty plea in wrong-way Longview crashRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... injured his wife and daughter pleaded not guilty Tuesday to vehicular homicide and vehicular assault charges. Cowlitz County prosecutors say 32-year-old Nichole McCaslin was driving under the influence of alcohol Feb. 21 and they plan to seek an ...

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  18. Portland woman pleads not guilty in wrong-way Longview crashRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... injured his wife and daughter pleaded not guilty Tuesday to vehicular homicide and vehicular assault charges. Cowlitz County prosecutors say 32-year-old Nichole McCaslin was driving under the influence of alcohol Feb. 21 and they plan to seek an ...

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  19. Police investigating I-5 pedestrian deathRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Columbian

    ... r. Perez was standing in the center lane when he was struck," Finn said. The state patrol is working with the Cowlitz County Coroner's Office to investigate Perez's death.

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  20. Justices say people have right to privacy in textsRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | KONP 1450 Local News

    ... - even if they can't know for sure who might be reading them. In a 5-4 opinion, the justices overturned a Cowlitz County heroin conviction on Thursday. After arresting Daniel Lee on drug charges in 2009, Longview police saw text messages coming in ...

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