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Yesterday | KATU-TV Portland

Police arrest Woodland principal on assault charges

WOODLAND, Wash. Police have arrested the Woodland Elementary School principal on allegations he used too much force to help restrain a mentally challenged third grader.

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Related Topix: Woodland, WA, Education Etc.

Yesterday | The Oregonian

Police arrest Woodland, Wash. school principal for alleged assault of disabled 3rd grader

Police in Woodland, Wash. arrested a Woodland school principal on accusations of 4th degree assault Thursday, after investigating a complaint that he used used excessive force to restrain a mentally disabled 3rd grader on several occasions.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Woodland, WA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

KGW-TV Portland

911 outage hits Washington, Oregon calls restored

Emergency 911 service is down in most of the state of Washington. A spokeswoman for CenturyLink, Kerry Zimmer, says the problem began about 1:30 a.m. Thursday at Sheridan, Ore., and Oregon was affected for a time.

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Related Topix: Washington, Clallam County, WA, Grays Harbor County, WA, King County, WA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

KNDU

Coroner: Man found at rest stop died of overdose

The Cowlitz County coroner says a Longview, Wash., dentist found dead in January at a southwest Washington Interstate 5 rest stop died of a morphine overdose.

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Related Topix: Longview, WA

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Columbian

'We're all paying': Heroin use spreads misery

Local law enforcement officers and drug treatment experts have told The Columbian several times over the past two years that the local rate of heroin use has soared.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Clark County, WA, University of Washington

Sat Apr 05, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Convicted killer may stand trial in Washington

Cowlitz County Prosecutor Sue Baur says she plans to extradite John Wayne Thomson from California to stand trial for the slaying death of Longview resident Lori Hamm in 2006.

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Related Topix: Longview, WA

Fri Apr 04, 2014

OregonLive.com

Longview and Kalama fire crews pluck old dog from high bluff

Longview and Kalama fire crews rescued Zeeke, the Golden Retriever and Labrador mix, shown here in the arms of his owner Thursday night in Cowlitz County.

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Related Topix: Fire, Kalama, WA

Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Columbian

Police catch Woodland car battery theft suspects

Woodland police arrested two people from Vancouver, suspected of stealing 349 car batteries from the Woodland Walmart over an 11-month period.

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Related Topix: Woodland, WA, Vancouver, WA

Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Columbian

Fishing report 3/20

Catch rates remain awful.The river still is high and not very clear, but test fishing on Sunday indicates there are at least a few salmon around.

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Related Topix: Wahkiakum County, WA, Washougal, WA, Kalama, WA

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