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Judge in Seattle allows coal train case to proceed
Seven environmental groups sued BNSF last summer, alleging it violated the law by allowing railcars to spill coal and other pollutants into waterways.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Police Release Forensic Sketches of Myster...
In January, the skeletal remains of a young woman killed in a horrific crash on I-5 in 1991, were exhumed from Longview Memorial Gardens in Longview, Washington, in hopes of identifying her.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
SW Wash. man gets 23 years for stepfather's death
The Daily News of Longview reports that 57-year-old Bruce Wayne Albee of Kelso was sentenced Thursday to nearly 23 years in prison.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Peninsula Daily News
Candidate for Port of Port Angeles director well-received by public in meet-and-greet session
Ken O'Hollaren, interim Port of Port Angeles executive director, was roundly praised at a special port commission meeting Tuesday at which public feedback was sought on hiring him to the permanent executive director position.
Not guilty plea in wrong-way Longview crash
Cowlitz County prosecutors say 32-year-old Nichole McCaslin was driving under the influence of alcohol Feb. 21 and they plan to seek an exceptional sentence at the trial scheduled for July.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The News Tribune
Instead of Tacoma Goodwill, call it 'Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region'
Known by the face of its hometown for 92 years, the agency announced Monday that it would henceforth be known as "Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region."
Sat Mar 01, 2014
McKenna working to open communities to coal trains
Washington voters elected Gov. Jay Inslee over his opponent Rob McKenna at least in part because of differing positions regarding the state's environmental laws.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Concerned about coal impacts
Thanks to our Washington State Department of Ecology, with the support of Gov. Inslee, the proposals for Washington to become a gateway for coal export will be studied and researched in depth.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Justices: People have right to privacy in texts
Washington's Supreme Court says people have a reasonable expectation of privacy in the text messages they send from their phones - even if they can't know for sure who might be reading them.
Wash. teen confesses to killing, skinning pet goat
A Cowlitz County Humane Society official says a Longview, Wash., teen who wanted to try being an outdoorsman has confessed to killing and skinning a family's pet goat.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Hemmings Auto Blogs
A flying car from Ford? It almost happened
In 1973, when a reporter asked longtime Ford spokesman Eugene Koch about the AVE Mizar, the flying car built from a Ford Pinto that eventually - and literally - crashed and burned, Koch called it an interesting idea, but doubted that Ford would soon offer wings and a propeller as options.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Longview teen confesses to killing, skinning pet goat
A Cowlitz County Humane Society official says a Longview teen who wanted to try being an outdoorsman has confessed to killing and skinning a family's pet goat.
Kelso man recovering from bark machine injuries
A 23-year-old Kelso man who fell into a machine that breaks up clumps of wood bark is out of a Vancouver hospital and recovering at his mother's home.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Ore. woman arrested in fatal Wash. crash
A Portland, Ore., woman arrested in a wrong-way crash in Longview, Wash., that killed one man and injured seven other people has posted bail after a brief court hearing Monday.
100-foot-high Longview landfill set to close
LONGVIEW, Wash. A landfill is about to close on the outskirts of Longview and some people are glad to see it go.
Assault victim arrested to help prosecutors prove case
A victim of sexual assault was arrested last week and ordered to show up in court to help Cowlitz County prosecutors.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Peninsula Daily News
Interim executive director under consideration for top post with Port of Port Angeles
Longview resident Ken O'Hollaren, interim executive director for the Port of Port Angeles, is the port commissioners' choice to take the agency's top administrative job on a permanent basis.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Father killed in Longview wrong-way crash
LONGVIEW, Wash. A man was killed and several other people injured after a driver heading the wrong way down Highway 431 in Longview, Wash.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Longview: 7 to hospital in multi-vehicle crash
The Daily News reports that Tomlinson says firefighters had to cut victims out of at least three vehicles.