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News in Cowlitz County, Washington

Plenty of good trout fishing available in western Washington lakes
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:42:20 -0800

Skip out on the post-turkey shopping madness, and take advantage of what should be some good trout fishing in many western Washington lakes.

Jobless rates jump on the Twin Harbors
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:06:10 -0800

Grays Harbor County continued to have the highest unemployment in the State of Washington, according to October jobless numbers released on Tuesday.

Lewis County could get snow from system moving through Portland
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 05:19:39 -0800

Snowflakes could fall in Lewis County from a system moving through the Portland area and creeping into South Central Washington. One of the towns in the crosshairs for snow Thursday is Morton, which is about 40 miles east of Chehalis.   Other locations such as Mossyrock that are above 500 feet  may see some wet snow, with an accumulation of 1 to 2 inches at the most, meteorologist Morgan Palmer ...

Minor flooding under way; more rain expected
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:18:29 -0800

UPDATE, 7:50 a.m. | Minor flooding was occurring this morning on parts of the Snoqualmie River near Carnation and Snoqualmie, on the Stillaguamish River at Arlington and on the Cowlitz River in Lewis County.

Herrera Beutler questions feds' actions on Cowlitz casino
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:34:39 -0800

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler sent a letter Monday to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, questioning why Jewell's department would make a promise to the Cowlitz Tribe to take land into trust for a reservation while the legality of the land transfer remains tied up in federal court.

Survey Takes Pulse Of Southwest Washington Residents
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:15:07 -0800

Education and protecting the environment are some of the most commonly shared values in southwest Washington, according to a new survey.

Ephrata police arrest Chad Bennett for murder of Lucille Moore
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:40:56 -0800

EPHRATA – Chad G. Bennett was arrested for the murder of Lucille Moore on Tuesday afternoon.

This Black Friday, try trophy trout
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:14:32 -0800

Yeah, Black Friday is the name associated with the day after Thanksgiving when avid shoppers arrive at their favorite store at o-dark-thirty seeking swinging deals on all kinds of stuff. What with all the pushing and shoving, they arrive home exhausted after a day of shop-until-you-drop spending.

Minor to moderate floods for several Wash. rivers
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:57:24 -0800

Flooding at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington has prompted park officials to temporarily close park access at the Nisqually entrance.

Heavy rainfall prompts flood watch for region
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:34:26 -0800

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a flood watch for portions of Western Washington, including Skagit County, from 4 a.m. Tuesday through 4 a.m. Thanksgiving Day.