4 hrs ago
Goat found dead, partially skinned in Longview
LONGVIEW, Wash ... Three kids, all under the age of 14, made a grizzly discovery while celebrating Father's Day and a birthday over the weekend.
14 hrs ago
China's Hunger for American Coal in Doubt
The push for mass coal exports from Washington state, already facing a huge environmental battle, also could get hit with slowing Chinese demand for coal shipments.
Olympia takes position against coal
The Olympia City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to pass a resolution opposing the construction of coal export facilities in the Northwest.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Federal decision hands coal ports a big victory
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has decided on a limited review of environmental effects for a proposed coal port at Bellingham.
San Juan Islander
Northwest Leaders testify in Congress about Coal Exports
PRESS RELEASE: Washington, D.C. Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and Climate Solutions Policy Director and Power Past Coal representative KC Golden testified at a congressional hearing on the environmental, health and economic impacts from coal exports.
Boone officials say heater replaced without permit
A Boone inspector says a hotel pool heater that leaked carbon monoxide and killed a Washington state couple and later a South Carolina boy was installed without the knowledge of the town's inspection department.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Brookfield to sell assets to Weyerhaeuser KapStone for US$3.68bil
Brookfield's Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging operations include a large paper mill in Longview, Washington and seven container plants in the region that produce Kraft paper, container board and corrugated boxes.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Medical Examiner resigns after failure in hotel death investigation
Carbon monoxide found at the Best Western Hotel in Boone where a York County boy died over the weekend -- in the same room where a Washington couple died two months ago.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Coast Guard responding to series of recent suspected hoax distress calls
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River responded to five recent suspected hoax distress calls made from April 28 - June 1, 2013 near Portland, Ore.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Longview couple died of carbon monoxide in N.C. motel
A Longview, Wash., couple who stayed in the same hotel room as a recently deceased 11-year-old North Carolina boy was also exposed to carbon monoxide poisoning, according to the Boone Police Department.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Snoqualmie Valley Record
High school sweethearts Tom and Patsy Colvin are Fall City Days grand marshals
Tom and Patsy both grew up in small towns just down river from Longview, Wash. Tom was born in Chehalis and attended school in Cathlamet, while Patsy hailed from Skamokawa.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Carbon dioxide in atmosphere rises, so will temperatures
The release of energy-related carbon dioxide into the atmosphere rose 1.4 percent in 2012 to 31.6 billion tons, with a dire prediction from the International Energy Agency that the Earth's temperatures could ruse as much as 9 degrees Fahrenheit from pre-industrial levels.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Homeowner puts out Longview fire, suffers smoke inhalation, officials say
A 56-year-old man was taken to the hospital after extinguishing a fire in his Longview, Wash., home Saturday night, according to Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue .
Local View: Trade vital to Washington | June 9
Why aren't our state's elected officials doing more to promote and enhance the single-largest economic driver of our state's economy? A recent report from the Washington Council on International Trade and the Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle found that 40 percent of all jobs in Washington are tied to trade.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Oregon Fish and Wildlife's Columbia River fishing reports
Effective Saturday May 25 through June 15 spring Chinook angling is open from the Tongue Point/Rocky Point line upstream to Beacon Rock, plus the banks only from Beacon Rock to Bonneville Dam.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Audubon Society treats bald eagle for lead poisoning
The Audubon Society got a call on May 13 about a 3-foot-tall eagle in Longview, Wash.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Medford Mail Tribune
Getting a kick out of meeting the challenge
It took martial arts school owner Michael Evans a while to coax Jerry Newcomb to take a rather giant leap.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Badger Club speakers discuss pros, cons of coal trains
Coal trains could help the Northwest's economy but harm its environment, the Columbia Basin Badger Club heard Friday as speakers pro and con faced off in Richland.
Fri May 31, 2013
Wahkiakum County Eagle
Home energy assistance funds still available
Since December, 967 households have been served, with an average assistance of $370 per household, according to Roxana Shelton, CAP's Energy Assistance Coordinator.
Thu May 30, 2013
Man shot to death in Kent street
Police say dispatchers received calls about 5 a.m. from neighbors reporting a fight and then the sound of gunshots.