Local News in Cowlitz County, Washington

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Veterans Center Opens In Longview, Wash.
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 13:33:38 -0800

The Cowlitz County Veterans Services Center will officially open Thursday.

North Plains cop won't be charged in Washington state
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:08:25 -0800

Officer had been under scrutiny for harassment, criminal mischief A prosecutor in Cowlitz County, Wash., has declined to charge North Plains Police Officer Jody Petersen, 37, with any crime after a two-month investigation into allegations of harassment and malicious mischief. The investigation by the Woodland Police Department was connected ...

3 Of 4 Car Charging Stations In Cowlitz County Little Used
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 09:33:10 -0800

There are four public electric car charging stations in Cowlitz County, Washington, but only one gets used on a daily basis and one hasn't been used at all since it was installed in August.

Amtrak train hits car in SW Washington; woman dies
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 21:30:25 -0800

A Cowlitz County sheriff's officer says a woman is dead after an Amtrak passenger train hit her car at a crossing south of Kelso, Washington.

Woman dies after car hit by train north of Kelso
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:03:01 -0800

A Woman died after her car was hit by an Amtrak train heading north near Kelso Washington Monday afternoon, the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office said.

Amtrak train hits car in SW Wash.; woman dies
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 21:22:52 -0800

KELSO, Wash. (AP) — A Cowlitz County sheriff's officer says a woman is dead after an Amtrak passenger train hit her car at a crossing south of Kelso, Washington. The Daily News of Longview reports (http://is.gd/val2qD ) that Chief Deputy Charlie Rosenzweig says it appears the woman was trying to get to the crossing before the train on Monday afternoon. The deputy says the crossing does not ...

Police Blotter: Feb. 1
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 06:00:00 -0800

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

Cowlitz Tribe Reclaims Land That Was Once Theirs
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 13:03:58 -0800

In late December of last year, I braved slogging rain, soggy ground, and dropping temperatures to join a sizable crowd of my fellow Cowlitz people and their supporters as we gat...

Business Spotlight
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 06:53:12 -0800

One-year after opening a new branch in East Vancouver, Olympia-based Heritage Bank is looking to continue to expand in Clark County, riding positive economic trends.

Cowlitz County updates fees for temporary food permits
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 09:50:40 -0800

The Cowlitz County Health Department has updated its fees for temporary food permit applications received two weeks before an event.