Cowlitz County Newswire

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  1. Shortages spur plea for blood donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The Puget Sound Blood Center, which operates the Oregon and Southwest Washington Blood Program, is facing an "acute shortage" of O-negative blood and platelets. O-negative blood donors are universal donors whose blood can be given to patients with any other blood type.

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  2. Fishing report 11/27Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Columbian

    ... ial Black Friday fishery opens Friday at Klineline Pond and Battle Ground Lake in Clark County, Kress Lake in Cowlitz County and Rowland Lake in Klickitat County.

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  3. Plenty of good trout fishing available in western Washington lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    ... some up to 1 pounds. They include Battleground Lake and Klineline Pond in Clark County; Kress Lake in Cowlitz County; Fort Borst Park Pond and South Lewis County Park Pond in Lewis County; and Rowland Lake in Klickitat County. Closer to the ...

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  4. Woodland man arrested after allegedly firing illegal gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Columbian

    Four people were arrested this morning after a disturbance at a rural home east of Woodland, where a man allegedly fired an illegal shotgun in an attempt to get someone to leave the property. Around 6:30 a.m. Cowlitz County sheriff's deputies and officers from Woodland and Kalama went to 134 Oxbow Road after neighbors reported hearing several shots fired.

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  5. Rose Valley Elementary in Kelso no longer in lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | KATU-TV Portland

    KELSO, Wash. The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office asked Rose Valley Elementary School to keep students inside Thursday afternoon while it looked for a father of a student who made a threat against his estranged wife and himself.

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  6. Fishing report 11/20Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Columbian

    The four include Klineline Pond and Battle Ground Lake in Clark County, Kress Lake in Cowlitz County and Rowland Lake in Klickitat County. Adult coho salmon returns to Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery number more than 79,000, the highest since at least 1969.

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  7. WSU Leadership Academy offeredRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Wahkiakum County Eagle

    ... nights from 6 to 8:15 p.m. Starting on January 22 and ending on June 25, the classes will be held at the Cowlitz County Training Center, 1942 First Avenue in Longview. Class registration is due by January 15 and is limited to 20 people. The cost is ...

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  8. Washington dog stolen from apartment, sold for drug money, authorities say; late-night news roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Oregonian

    ... two tours in Iraq. The child did not appear to be harmed. [Komonews] Three lawsuits have been filed against Cowlitz County in connection to the four jail inmates who died while they were in custody. The deaths occurred over a 10-month period. The ...

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  9. More than 65,000 lost power this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | The Columbian

    ... 20 crews fanned out through the county to clear fallen trees and restore power, Erland said. A crew from the Cowlitz County Public Utility District came south to assist. "And our employees worked 40 hours straight before they got a couple hours of ...

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  10. WSU Leadership Academy offeredRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Wahkiakum County Eagle

    ... nights from 6-8:15 p.m. Starting on January 22 and ending on June 25, the classes will be held at the Cowlitz County Training Center, 1942 First Avenue in Longview. Class registration is due by January 15 and is limited to 20 people. The cost is ...

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  11. Longview Man Shoots Self In Courthouse Parking LotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | KBND-AM Bend

    A Longview man is being treated for serious injuries after he shot himself while in a courthouse parking lot, following a hung jury at his trial. Cowlitz County sheriff's deputies say 72-year-old Cleon Moen grabbed a shotgun out of his vehicle and shot himself in the head yesterday, after a mistrial was declared in the case of misdemeanor assault-domestic violence against him.

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  12. Story Lead ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | The Columbian

    The small-business health insurance marketplace offered only in Clark and Cowlitz counties in 2014 will expand to include the rest of the state in 2015, allowing businesses with 25 employees or fewer to purchase health plans and cash in on a 50 percent tax credit. The small-business exchange will offer more options for Southwest Washington employers than the rest of the state - unlike the individual insurance exchange where Clark County residents have fewer options than residents in most other counties.

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  13. Christmas tree cutting permits available soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | The Columbian

    Families planning to cut their own Christmas tree from the Gifford Pinchot National Forest will be able to buy cutting permits starting Wednesday, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Tree-cutting permits, which are valid for one-time use only, will sell for $5 each.

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  14. Man wanted in connection with Oregon, Washington bank robberies arrested in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | The Oregonian

    ... the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force, the FBI said. An arrest warrant for Martinis was issued out of Cowlitz County in Washington after Martinis robbed three banks in Washington and three in Oregon, the FBI said. The robberies occurred over ...

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  15. Helicopter rescues Washington dad, son stranded overnight on steep cliff near Mount St. HelensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | The Oregonian

    A Washington man and his 11-year-old son were rescued by an Air Force helicopter off a steep cliff near Mount St. Helens early Monday after being stranded for at least 12 hours, according to the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office. Casey Wassel, 42, and his son, Fisher Wassel, both of Toutle, Wash., were flown off Elk Rock about 8 a.m. and later taken to Providence Hospital in Centralia with apparently non-life-threatening injuries, the sheriff's office said.

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  16. Longview group helping ex-cons go straightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | HeraldNet

    Joel Whiteside sat in a Cowlitz County courtroom 15 years ago, weeping as he was about to be sentenced for violently assaulting two teenage boys near R.A. Long High School. He served 28 months in prison and was charged as an adult, although he was only 17, but he still wasn't ready to change.

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  17. Cowlitz County Sheriffa s Office seeks fraud suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's helping identifying a man and woman suspected of committing fraud and identity theft in southwest Washington and Oregon. The two are associated with a copper or similarly colored hatchback car.

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  18. EF-1 tornado rips off roofs in Washington StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | USA Today

    A tornado with winds surpassing 50 mph ripped roofs off buildings, launched large yard toys through windows, uprooted trees and sent residents scrambling in Cowlitz County, Wash., Thursday afternoon. EF-1 tornado rips off roofs in Washington State A tornado with winds surpassing 50 mph ripped roofs off buildings, launched large yard toys through windows, uprooted trees and sent residents scrambling in Cowlitz County, Wash., Thursday afternoon.

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  19. EF-1 tornado rips off roofs in Washington StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Windsor Beacon

    A tornado with winds surpassing 50 mph ripped roofs off buildings, launched large yard toys through windows, uprooted trees and sent residents scrambling in Cowlitz County Thursday afternoon. The tornado carved a skipping path through neighborhood streets and into downtown Longview before vanishing in the dark sky a short time later.

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  20. FBI, police looking at man in 6 NW bank robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    An FBI spokeswoman says FBI agents and police in Oregon and Washington are looking for a man they think is connected to six Northwest bank robberies in the past month. Spokeswoman Ayn Dietrich-Williams said Thursday that 41-year-old Anthony James Martinis is sought on a bank robbery warrant out of Cowlitz County, Washington.

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