Cowlitz County Newswire

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  1. Free boating education class offered by Cowlitz County Sheriff on October 11Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Due to high demand for its boater education class earlier this month, the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office Marine Division will host another free "Adventures in Boating" boater certification course in October. The class is open to anyone who wants to obtain a Washington boater education card.

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  2. Missing Hillsboro teen found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Portland Tribune

    ... Gomez, 44, was located at the same time and arrested by Woodland police officers. He was lodged in the Cowlitz County Jail on a charge of kidnapping in the second degree in the state of Washington. Charges in the state of Oregon have not yet been ...

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  3. Missing Hillsboro girl, 13, found in Washington; uncle faces kidnapping charge, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | OregonLive.com

    ... was arrested on an accusation of second-degree kidnapping, Bunday said. Woodland officers lodged him in the Cowlitz County Jail . Gomez-Sosa does not currently face charges in Oregon, Bunday said. His case will be referred to the Washington County ...

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  4. Cowlitz County school runs out of water; classes canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | KOMO News

    Classes have been canceled Friday at Yale Elementary School near Ariel because the school ran out of water. The school in the Woodland School District in Cowlitz County had a new water system installed last month, and the pump wasn't set at the correct rate to keep the tank filled.

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  5. As Portland makes $500M move, Longview closes in on its own propane export facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Business Journal

    ... jobs with an estimated $135 million payroll. It would create between 110 and 125 direct and indirect jobs in Cowlitz County.

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  6. Longview port, Haven Energy 'make progress' on dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Columbian

    ... million. Once operational, Haven Energy expects it will create between 110 to 125 direct and indirect jobs in Cowlitz County and generate $80 million in local and state tax revenues in its first 20 years of operation.

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  7. Woodland Chamber asks political candidates to speakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | The Columbian

    ... the Oak Tree Restaurant, 1020 Atlantic Ave. in Woodland. The first series on Sept. 16 will feature incumbent Cowlitz County Prosecutor Sue Baur, who's running as a Democrat, and her challenger, Ryan Jurvakainen, a Cowlitz County public defender ...

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  8. STATE v. LATHAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | FindLaw

    John A. Hays, Attorney at Law, Longview, WA, for Appellant. James Smith, Cowlitz County Prosecuting Attorney, Kelso, WA, for Respondent.

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  9. Extension program covers peoniesRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Wahkiakum County Eagle

    ... peonies that he divides. The class will be held for free in the Fair Exposition located in Longview on the Cowlitz County fairgrounds. The workshop is sponsored by Washington State University Extension Master Gardeners. For more information, contact ...

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  10. Probe finds no evidence against Woodland detectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | The Columbian

    ... no evidence of a crime. The letter came from Assistant Attorney General Bill Sherman, and it was addressed to Cowlitz County Prosecutor Sue Baur. Sherman also wrote that he couldn't comment on whether Plaza should face any internal discipline for ...

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  11. With statewide insurance options, Washington's business health exchange readies for close-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Business Journal

    Washington Healthplanfinder Business, the state-run online healthcare exchange for small businesses, has gotten off to a slow start because no insurance provider signed up to offer health care plans for companies in King, Snohomish, Pierce and most of the rest of the state.

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  12. Washington residents to get more insurance choices through state's exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | The Oregonian

    People who buy their own health insurance through the state's health exchange, Washington Healthplanfinder, will have more choices next year and will only see a small change in rates.

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  13. Health exchange lands statewide insurer for small businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Business Journal

    Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler said this week that the increase in interest by insurers in offering plans for small businesses was a good sign that the state's system is working.

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  14. Washington residents get more insurance choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | HeraldNet

    People who buy their own health insurance through the state's health exchange, Washington Healthplanfinder, will have more choices next year and will only see a small change in rates.

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  15. Free boating education class offered by Cowlitz County Sheriff on September 6Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | OregonLive.com

    ... certify participants to operate a vessel in Washington. The class will be 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Cowlitz County Search and Rescue Building, 1800 Western Ln., Kelso. To register, call Deputy Jordan Spencer at 360-577-3092 ext. 3147. The ...

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  16. 90 health plans approved for 2015 Washington's ExchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Covington Reporter

    The Office of the Insurance Commissioner has approved 10 health insurers to sell 90 individual health plans inside Washington's Exchange, Washington Healthplanfinder next year.

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  17. Exchange health plans approved: 10 insurers, 90 plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Seattle Times

    The overall approved average rate change is just 1.9 percent, significantly lower than the exchange insurers' original request of 8.6 percent.

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  18. Divers recover body from Yale Lake of 22-year-old Vancouver man who disappeared under waterRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | The Oregonian

    ... W. Rilea, 22, of Vancouver, Wa, who disappeared under water while swimming about 50 feet from shore. The Cowlitz County 911 center received a call from Beaver Bay Campground shortly before noon Saturday about Rilea's disappearance under water. ...

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  19. Authorities: Cold water likely contributed to drowning in southwest WARead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... while swimming at Yale Lake near Cougar, Washington has been recovered, officials said. A caller contacted Cowlitz County 911 around 11:30 a.m. from the Beaver Bay Campground and reported that the man was swimming at the lake near the park entrance ...

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  20. Vancouver man presumed drowned in reservoirRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... surface. Nearby kayakers attempted to help him, but they were unsuccessful. Later on a diving team from the Cowlitz County Sheriff's office couldn't locate him as well. Rilea is the second person to drown in Yale Reservoir this summer. On July 6, ...

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