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'Blessing in disguise' for grandfather lost in woods for five days as ...
A 67-year-old grandfather's terrifying ordeal after he was missing in the frigid Washington state wilderness for five days has turned out to be a blessing in disguise.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Train expert helps celebrate the holidays with excursions on restored engine
It took more than a decade, and a bit of legal wrangling, for volunteer crews to get the old Number 10 back in working order.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
'It's a blessing in disguise': Man, 67, rushed to hospital after...
For Richard Sturm, spending five freezing nights lost in the woods, surviving on nothing but a Snickers bar and a bottle of water, was a 'blessing in disguise'.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Longview man who survived 5 frigid nights stranded in his pickup truck is in serious condition
A 67-year-old Longview, Wash. man who spent 5 nights stranded in his pickup truck on a remote logging road during the coldest week of the year, was found by a bow hunter Friday morning.
Missing Longview man found after 5 days
Investigators said Richard Sturm, 67, left his daughter's Castle Rock home early Sunday evening, headed for his home in Longview, but never made it there.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Wright's uptown public art plans gain ground
Kevin Wright, seen with giant gears turned into a bike rack in front of his Steampunk Cafe and Coffee House, has a plan for public art uptown.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Ore. search halted for missing Japanese man
LONGVIEW, Wash. The Cowlitz and Skamania County sheriffs have called off their search for a Japanese hitchhiker who went missing near Mount St. Helens at the end of November.
Early release for driver in Longview jogger death
A Longview driver whose 30-day sentence for killing a jogger outraged the victim's family was released early from jail for good behavior.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
An autopsy revealed Norma Jeanette Sheldon died of hypothermia, and the chief deputy coroner declared her death accidental.
Spotty snow flurries expected all day in Portland area
PORTLAND Spotty snow flurries were expected throughout Tuesday in the Portland Metro area and some flakes may stick to area roads, meteorologists warned.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Woman, 88, froze to death outside retirement home
The Cowlitz County coroner's office says an 88-year-old Longview woman froze to death outside her retirement home last week.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
5 key takeaways about financial struggles at Ambre Energy, company proposing Boardman, Longview coal terminals
An investor is positioning itself to take control of Ambre Energy, the Australian company planning coal export terminals in Oregon and Washington.
Lawmakers on coal: Show us the costs
The state of Washington should undertake a "comprehensive evaluation of the net economic costs" of siting huge coal export terminals at Longview and Cherry Point, according to request sent Monday by 23 Democratic legislators to Gov. Jay Inslee.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Midvale woman charged in fraud case faces additional charges
A woman charged earlier this year with 10 counts of communications fraud and engaging in a pattern of unlawful activity is now facing even more charges.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Plan, spend now to ready for climate
Trendy Seattle must add a new word to its progressive vocabulary: resilience. In a time of severe storms and evident climate change, prudent investments are being made around the country in public infrastructure - roads and bridges, traffic lights and storm drains - that learn from horrific weather events and anticipate rising sea levels.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
The News Tribune
Neo-Nazi who threatened Wash. cop headed to prison
The Daily News of Longview reports that 49-year-old Ronald Michael White pleaded guilty this month to charges of riot and harassment by threatening bodily harm.
The Extraction Backlash - How Fossil Fuel Companies Are Aiding Their Own Demise
In the early 1920s, the Long-Bell Lumber Company planned the city that would become Longview, Wash., plotting individual streets on a map that gave life to the community before the first house was raised.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
In Our View / Limiting record requests: Public access, so pesky
During this year's session, several legislators including Reps. Mike Sells and Luis Moscoso of Snohomish County -- concocted legal remedies for this purported problem.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Burglar Enters Open Garage In Spokane Valley
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPT: - On Monday, November 25th, 2013, Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputy Jason Karnitz responded to a residential burglary call near the 800 block of South Mayhew.
Did Someone You Know Apply To Sell Cannabis?
On Tuesday the Washington State Liquor Control Board released the number of applicants for retail, producer and processing licenses for marijuana.