Cowlitz County Newswire

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  1. Cowlitz County ID theft suspect found hiding in clothes dryerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KOMO News

    Here's one takeaway from the Cowlitz County sheriff's office account of a woman's arrest: hiding in a clothes dryer may not be a successful strategy. Chief Deputy Charlie Rosenzweig says Detective Rob Stumph was investigating an identity theft case, in which a Longview man's credit cards had been used by two women at stores in the Centralia area.

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  2. ID theft suspect found hiding in clothes dryerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Here's one takeaway from the Cowlitz County sheriff's office account of a woman's arrest: hiding in a clothes dryer may not be a successful strategy. Chief Deputy Charlie Rosenzweig says Detective Rob Stumph was investigating an identity theft case, in which a Longview man's credit cards had been used by two women at stores in the Centralia area.

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  3. Suspect hid in dryer, mother and daughter arrested for ID theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KATU-TV Portland

    A daughter tried to hide in a dryer when authorities came out to her mom's house to arrest the two after they stole a man's credit cards in Longview. Joshua Most reported his wallet was either missing or stolen out of his parked car on Oct. 23. He learned through the Cowlitz County Sheriff's office it had been used by two women at several stores in Centralia and they had tried to ship some merchandise purchased with the card to an address in Silver Lake.

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  4. Body found behind Kelso business identified; autopsy planned to determine cause of deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Oregonian

    Police identified the body of a man found Wednesday behind a Kelso, Wash. business as 54-year-old Greg Richard Wilson, a Cowlitz County resident.

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  5. Composter/Recycler training offeredRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Wahkiakum County Eagle

    ... pm. Trainees will be given a Master Composter Training Manual as part of the training. Classes sponsored by Cowlitz County's WSU Extension will be held on February 23, March 2, 8, 16, 23, 30, and April 6, 2015. Application deadline is February 15, ...

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  6. Missing man found safe: 'He's fortunate to have survived (the) storm'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... his family began looking for him, eventually finding some of his clothing in the woods. The family called the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office, and deputies and Cowlitz Search and Rescue volunteers joined in the search. After an overnight search, Mr. ...

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  7. Guilty plea in wrong-way Longview fatalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... vehicular assault and driving under the influence. The Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/1IJGP3U) the Cowlitz County prosecutor is recommending an 11-year sentence for 33-year-old Nicole DiFuria McCaslin of Portland when she is sentenced Wednesday ...

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  8. Learn to prune fruit trees correctlyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Wahkiakum County Eagle

    ... pruning techniques reduces disease and promotes greater fruit production. The class will be held in the Cowlitz County Training Center, 1942 First Avenue in Longview, located on the dike just south of the Hall of Justice for $5 per family. The ...

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  9. Longtime philanthropist, civic leader Hepola diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Columbian

    ... donations in Hepola's memory includes many of those organizations: the Clark County Historical Museum, the Cowlitz County Historical Museum, the North Clark County Historical Museum, the La Center Historical Museum and the Woodland Historical Museum ...

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  10. Port of Kalama appoints Eric Yakovich Economic Development ManagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | PRWeb

    ... as well as infrastructure. Prior to Yakovich's move to the Port of Kalama, he was Chief Executive Officer for Cowlitz County Guidance Association, a comprehensive community mental health center. The Association served Longview, Woodland, Kelso, ...

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  11. Judge upholds Clark County recreational marijuana business banRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Kent Reporter

    A fourth superior court judge on Wednesday agreed with an opinion issued by the state Attorney General's Office earlier this year, concluding that nothing in Initiative 502 overrides local governments' authority to regulate or ban marijuana businesses. The ruling came from Cowlitz County Superior Court Judge Michael Evans in Kelso in the case of Emerald Enterprises LLC & John M Larson v.

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  12. The Contradictory Legal Layer Cake of Marijuana Laws Across Washington StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Stranger

    Yesterday, yet another Washington superior court judge ruled that counties can regulate or ban marijuana businesses, despite the passage of I-502, which legalized marijuana in the state. Cowlitz County Judge Michael Evans became the fourth to say so, agreeing with the state Attorney General's Office that "nothing in Initiative 502 overrides local governments' authority to regulate or ban marijuana businesses."

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  13. Judge upholds ban on marijauan in Clark CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Columbian

    A marijuana ban in Clark County was upheld by a Cowlitz County judge Wednesday, making it the fourth court to do so in Washington. The case, Emerald Enterprises LLC and John M Larson v.

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  14. 6-ton excavator stolen in SW WashingtonRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... Washington. They were going to move the machine to another job on Saturday, but by then it had vanished. The Cowlitz County sheriff's office says someone cut out a section of chain link fence, started the machine and apparently loaded it onto a ...

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  15. 6-ton excavator stolen in Cowlitz CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | KOMO News

    ... but by then it had vanished. The orange and black Kubota machine was valued at more than $60,000. The Cowlitz County sheriff's office says someone cut out a section of chain link fence, started the machine and apparently loaded it onto a trailer. ...

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  16. Woodland City Council to vote on pot banRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | KOMO News

    ... after a moratorium that was put in place a year ago. If approved, Woodland would become the first city in Cowlitz County to ban retail pot stores outright. It would join several cities in the state that have tried to do so, including Fife. That city ...

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

    Thursday Nov 27 | 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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  18. Fishing report 11/27Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | 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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  19. Plenty of good trout fishing available in western Washington lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | 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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  20. 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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