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  1. Surveillance Video: Officer Saves Women From Attacker With Deadly ShotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 |

    A Kelso, Washington, police officer fatally shot an alleged shoplifter who attacked a convenience store clerk and customer with a stick last week, according to KOIN-TV . KOIN reported that Omer Ismail Ali, an immigrant from Sudan and a "transient" living in Spokane, Washington, allegedly attempted to shoplift at a Flying K convenience store Wednesday.


  2. Man killed by officer after gas station attack identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A man fatally shot Wednesday by a Kelso police officer after attacking a gas station clerk, customer and the officer with a wooden staff has been identified. On Friday, Cowlitz County Coroner Tim Davidson identified the man killed as 27-year-old Omer Ismail Ali of Spokane.


  3. Man killed by Kelso officer was shot in chestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Columbian

    The man shot by a Kelso patrolman Wednesday morning at the Flying K gas station in West Kelso was Omer Ismail Ali, a 27-year-old Sudanese immigrant and Spokane student, according to Cowlitz County Sheriff Mark Nelson. On Friday, the Cowlitz County Coroner's Office ruled his death a homicide by a gunshot wound to the chest.


  4. Making room for abandoned carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Salinas Californian

    ... (sic) only." My colleague Jay Dunn noticed the misspelled word, which is embarrassing for a library. Train trip : In Kelso, Wash., a small town near Mount St. Helens, the Amtrak train station is staffed by volunteers. I was impressed. A former Kelso ...


  5. Investigators review video of Kelso police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Investigators are reviewing surveillance footage from inside a Kelso gas station food mart where an officer shot and killed an assault suspect. The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office says longtime Kelso patrolman John Johnston shot and killed a 27-year-old man after he attacked a clerk, a customer and the officer himself with a 4-foot-long wooden staff Wednesday morning.


  6. The Morning News: Racist Skinhead Talks About Trump After Stabbing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Stranger

    ... backs." He described plans to attend a Donald Trump rally. The victim suffered a cut to the abdomen area. Police in Kelso, Washington, Kill a 27-Year-Old African-American Man: The local sheriff has already sought to justify the shooting, alleging ...


  7. Police: Kelso officer kills attacker wielding walking stickRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 17 | SFGate

    Officers are stationed outside the West Kelso, Wash., Flying K gas station after an officer-involved shooting there Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. A Kelso patrolman shot and killed a man who attacked two store clerks and the officer himself with a large walking stick.


  8. Kelso officer kills man attacking with walking stick, police say - Wed, 17 Aug 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Spokesman-Review

    Authorities say a Kelso patrolman shot and killed a man who attacked two gas station clerks and the officer himself with a walking stick. Cowlitz County Sheriff Mark Nelson told a news conference that the suspect, a black man described as a transient, was reported to have shoplifted KELSO, Wash.


  9. Man killed in officer-involved shooting in KelsoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Columbian

    A Kelso patrolman shot and killed a man who attacked two store clerks and the officer with a walking stick Wednesday morning in West Kelso, according to Kelso Police Chief Andrew Hamilton. The officer, whose name was not immediately released, has been taken to St. John Medical Center for treatment, Hamilton said.


  10. Youngster climbing the arm wrestling ranks after joining sportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... His first competition was at Summerland's Action Fest in 2015 where he won with both arms. He picked up another win in Kelso, Wash., last September with his right arm. At provincials in Kelowna, he won gold with his left arm and earned silver with ...


  11. Felida burglar sentenced to five years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | The Columbian

    ... astic tub, according to court documents. The mask was found with Christianson's vehicle. The Honda was stolen from the Kelso area, the affidavit said.


  12. Committee to hear Spirit Lake strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | The Columbian

    The end of Harmony Falls trail is the only point where visitors legally can access Spirit Lake in the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. The National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will discuss the long-term management of the Spirit Lake and Toutle River system during a two-day committee meeting next week at the Red Lion Hotel Kelso/Longview in Kelso.


  13. Teresa Purcell seeks District 19 positionRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2016 | Wahkiakum County Eagle

    ... and how do we make sure we are not punishing people who are least able to absorb spending three hours driving to Kelso, paying for gas, paying for child care, missing time away from work to be able to do all the things they need to do. It seems like ...


  14. Sheriff investigates body found along Toutle River - Mon, 18 Jul 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man whose body was found along the banks of the Toutle River. The sheriff's office received a call at about 9 p.m. Sunday from a person who had been riding a 4-wheeler in the KELSO, Wash.


  15. Kelso airport asks for continued help from Longview portRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Airport managers in Kelso are appealing to the Port of Longview to continue supporting the air field for another two years, rather than bowing out in November as planned. The Daily News reports that without assistance from the port the Southwest Washington Regional Airport would lose 17 percent of its operating revenue.


  16. Firefighters gather in Rainier to train for wildfire seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | The Olympian

    ... while utilizing training sites located on JBLM timberlands off Rainier Road. DNR training leader Harrison Wade from Kelso instructs a group of firefighters as to the operation of the the portable water extinguisher backpacks or "Bladder Bags" as ...


  17. Woman runs past sheriff and jumps into river to flee drug testRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 |

    A 20-year-old woman was booked into jail after she fled from a drug test and jumped into a river with the sheriff chasing after her, according to Cowlitz County officials. Cody Lanai Jacob came to the Cowlitz County office of offender services in Kelso, Washington, on Wednesday morning for a drug test.


  18. Lead found in 4 more water sources at Kelso schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... The announcement comes after officials said they found seven contaminated water sources at schools last week. Kelso School District Superintendent Glenn Gelbrich says the latest testing was conducted as part of a random sampling. The district plans ...


  19. Alert viewer leads cops to stolen $100,000 excavatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Oregonian

    An expensive excavator was recovered in Washington after a viewer saw a picture of the stolen machine on the news. A stolen excavator worth more than $100,000 was recovered near Kelso, Washington, after an alert viewer saw a picture of the machine on the news and then spotted the real thing near his house over the weekend, authorities said.


  20. Michael D. SeabergRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Wahkiakum County Eagle

    Michael D. Seaberg 76, of Kelso, died on June 7, 2016. He was born to Edward and Helen Seaberg on January 30, 1940.


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