Local News in Cowlitz County, Washington

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 …

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

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Governor to speak at 2005 Top Projects event
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:36:11 -0800

Washington Governor Christine Gregoire will help deliver accolades to the developers and general contractors of the biggest projects in Clark County at the Vancouver Business Journal’s Top Projects 2005.