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News in Cowlitz County, Washington

Cowlitz County shows some improvements in annual state health survey
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:00:00 -0700

Cowlitz County is inching its way to better health, but it still lags behind most of the state.

Two drivers survive head-on crash at Cowlitz/Wahkiakum county line
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:06:02 -0700

State Route 4 at the Cowlitz-Wahkiakum county line was partially blocked following a head-on crash Wednesday morning, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Officials finalize deal to transfer Willow Grove management to port
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:00:00 -0700

Port of Longview commissioners on Tuesday formally accepted an agreement to take over Willow Grove Park from Cowlitz County.

State issues complaint against BNSF over possible hazardous material spills
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:05:58 -0700

BNSF Railway could be facing as much as $700,000 in fines for failing to report multiple hazardous material spills, including one through Cowlitz County on Jan. 12.

Damage caused by city trees rarely covered by city's insurance
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:05:25 -0700

If a tree branch falls in the city and your car is there to catch it, will the city pay for it? Probably not.

Cowlitz County jobless rate down slightly in February
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:54:20 -0700

Cowlitz County’s unemployment rate was 9.0 percent in February, down slightly from 9.3 percent in January, according to a new state report released this week. Nonfarm employment was unchanged …

Attack on Cowlitz County man asleep in his home remains a mystery
Sat, 14 Mar 2015 17:12:41 -0700

Bruce Taylor is recovering from his injuries at an undisclosed hospital after being attacked in his home.

Police Blotter: March 26
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:58:07 -0700

Recent reports of criminal activity from our local law enforcement agencies.

Morning Press: State of the County, Cowlitz tribe, Wacom
Sat, 14 Mar 2015 06:59:33 -0700

Clark County's "future is bright, and we're growing stronger every day," Councilor David Madore said Thursday at the State of the County. Also in the news this week: The Cowlitz tribe awarded a reservation, stylus maker Wacom to move headquarters to Portland, Port of Vancouver commissioners take issue with developer. Also, four gymnasts stay friends through years of competition.

Dead man found lying along SW Wash. river bank
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 07:55:59 -0700

The Associated Press