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  1. Out and About: Suspects in large poaching ring namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    A months-long investigation into a massive Northwest poaching ring is continuing, with authorities naming five of the first suspects to be charged, as reported by the Lewis County Chronicle. The men are suspected of illegally killing hundreds of animals, including bear, bobcat, cougar, deer, and elk.

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  2. Weekend Highway 432 closures plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | The Columbian

    Travelers that will need to reach Interstate 5 from Longview or Kelso will need to leave earlier than normal next weekend. Starting at 7 p.m. Friday, contractors working for the Washington Department of Transportation will close all lanes of eastbound Cowlitz River Bridge, state Highway 432, known as the Harry E. Morgan Bridge, to resurface the road and repair expansion joints.

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  3. Clark County schools open; some activities postponed for ash, weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | The Columbian

    All Clark County schools are open as normal in light of the Eagle Creek Fire now burning in Skamania County Some activities, however, have been postponed or adjusted in light of the smoke and ash blowing into the region. Here's what you need to know: Evergreen Public Schools : All recesses will be held indoors.

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  4. France bestows highest honor on 103-year-old Longview manRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | The Columbian

    Les Stiebritz served in every major World War II battle on the European front - from Utah Beach on D-Day to the Battle of the Bulge. The Longview man served under Gen.

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  5. Fishing report 8/10Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | The Columbian

    Salmon season at Buoy 10 started off with a decent catch rate for early August, then went downhill last weekend. Washington sampled 400 anglers in the first few days of August in the lower Columbia with just four adult fall chinook and two jacks kept, plus 11 steelhead released.

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  6. Letter: Oppose coal plans in LongviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | The Columbian

    The Washington state Department of Ecology is expected to make a determination whether to approve Millennium Bulk Terminal's plans to build a huge terminal in Longview, which would increase coal transportation by railcar through the Pacific Northwest. The Department of Ecology released their study's findings on July 27. The study found "unavoidable and significant adverse environmental impacts" to our climate, health and the Columbia River.

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  7. Luyster's girlfriend facing federal weapons chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | The Columbian

    The girlfriend of triple-murder suspect Brent Ward Luyster allegedly provided him with at least nine firearms in the year leading up to the slayings at a Woodland home, according to a federal indictment. It is unclear if any of those weapons were used in the fatal shootings, however.

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  8. Fishing report, 7/27Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | The Columbian

    Buoy 10 is the name given to the summer salmon fishery in the lower 16 miles of the Columbia River. The area is named after red Buoy No.

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  9. McDevitt takes aim at midtermsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | The Columbian

    Democratic candidate David McDevitt, who's making a second bid for Washington's third congressional seat, already has a schedule packed with meetings and events: six just this week. Even though the 2018 midterms are more than a year away, the Vancouver resident and businessman already has either held or attended about a dozen town halls throughout the district, including one scheduled for Tuesday night in Longview, as he seeks to build more name recognition.

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  10. Fishing Report, July 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Columbian

    Steelhead catches in the lower Columbia have improved, but are still half the rate seen in 2015 and 2016. This is expected because poor summer steelhead runs are forecast to the Columbia and Snake rivers.

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  11. Millennium coal terminal gets first permit from Cowlitz CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Columbian

    Millennium says it has entered a "new phase" in its five-year effort to build one of North America's biggest coal terminals after Cowlitz County officials issued the first permit needed for the $680 million project. Cowlitz County Building and Planning officials confirmed Wednesday that they've issued a Critical Areas Permit, the first of eight permits the company needs from the county.

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  12. Gov. Inslee, local families discuss MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | The Columbian

    At the time, her family was told Isabella needed a kidney transplant or would have to be on dialysis until she died. Last year, she received that transplant, but the Longview girl will remain on medication for the rest of her life.

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  13. Loaded tanker runs aground on Columbia RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Columbian

    The Coast Guard responded to a Panamanian-flagged tanker that ran aground on the Columbia River near Skamokawa, about 70 miles downriver from Vancouver. A Coast Guard helicopter flew over the vessel at 9 a.m. and found no signs of pollution.

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  14. Police searching Gifford Pinchot for missing Longview manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | The Columbian

    The Skamania County Sheriff's Office is continuing the search for a 90-year-old Longview man who has been missing since Thursday. The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office received a call Thursday from the family of Wilford R. Johnson reporting the man missing and endangered.

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  15. Mixed martials arts studio helps at-risk Washington youthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | The Columbian

    Brittany Marquez is not a mixed martial arts fighter and only recently started to appreciate the sport, so she surprised even herself by opening an MMA studio in Kelso Monday just weeks after hatching the idea. Marquez believes NorthWest Combat Fitness will teach skills and resources to local youth.

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  16. Letter: Inslee, oppose Kalama refineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | The Columbian

    I am thankful that in response to the U.S. pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement, Gov. Jay Inslee joined with other governors to form the United States Climate Alliance to continue efforts to fight climate change. However, Inslee needs to back his words with actions by stopping the Chinese-backed world's largest methanol refinery in Kalama.

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  17. DUI patrols planned for weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The Columbian

    Thanks to a grant from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, additional law enforcement officers will be patrolling Clark and Cowlitz counties this weekend, on the lookout for impaired drivers. The state grant will pay for the officers' extra hours.

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  18. Millennium Bulk Terminal lands pretrial win in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2017 | The Columbian

    A Cowlitz County judge handed Millennium Bulk Terminals and Northwest Alloys a small early win Wednesday in its challenge to the state's denial of an aquatic lands lease for the proposed Longview coal dock. At a preliminary hearing, Judge Stephen Warning agreed to Millennium's request break the upcoming trial into two parts: In the first part, Warning will decide on the scope of the case and lay the framework for the types of arguments the parties can make.

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  19. Clark's Rose wins NWAC long jump titleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | The Columbian

    Clark College's Olivia Rose won the long jump at the NWAC Championships on Monday at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Ore.

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  20. BNSF appeals review of Washington coal terminal projectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | The Columbian

    BNSF Railway has appealed an environmental review of a coal-export terminal in Washington state, arguing it miscalculated or overstated the risk of cancer for some residents. Millennium Bulk Terminal-Longview has long wanted to build a facility along the Columbia River near the city of Longview to handle up to 44 million tons of coal a year.

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