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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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.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
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.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
'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.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
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.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
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.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
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.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
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.