Cowlitz County Newswire (Page 3)

Cowlitz County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cowlitz County, WA. (Page 3)

Results 41 - 60 of 319 in Cowlitz County, WA

  1. Benton County mulls supporting Columbia River coal exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    The Benton County Commission is expected to approve a resolution endorsing the Millennium Bulk coal export terminal at Longview as part of its consent agenda May 17. Millennium Bulk Terminals Longview has worked since 2012 for permission to develop a three-dock export terminal on 190 acres at a 540-acre former aluminum smelter in Cowlitz County. At full operations, it could handle up to 44 million metric tons of coal annually.

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  2. Luncheon to honor Ed Lynch, KirchnersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... of the Year award for their five decades of charitable contributions, leadership and service in Cowlitz County, the Community Foundation said. The luncheon's theme is Our Charge for Change, about how everyone has a desire and responsibility to ...

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  3. Letter: Oppose Longview coal terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... through Vancouver daily. There is substantial Longview opposition yet The Daily News, the ILWU and the Cowlitz County Economic Development Commission have come out in favor of the terminal, forecasting jobs and economic benefits. Unfortunately, I ...

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  4. Program pairs first-time mothers with nursesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    ... advice on everything from breastfeeding to building job skills. The Nurse Family Partnership managed by the Cowlitz County Health Department pairs nurses with low-income expectant women. A nurse starts visiting the mothers while they're pregnant and ...

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  5. Letter: Oppose coal terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... inate" them. Now is the time to speak out loudly. Please attend the public hearing, 1 to 9 p.m. May 24 at the Cowlitz County Event Center in Longview. Written comments are also welcome at www.millenniumbulkeiswa.gov.

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  6. Too little oxygen culls Yale Reservoir kokaneeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... for the utility estimate 20,942 kokanee - a landlocked sockeye salmon - spawned in Cougar Creek in southern Cowlitz County. That's well below the 10-year average of 28,483 and the 1978-2015 average of 63,981. The report says predation, low reservoir ...

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  7. Letter: Work to stop coal facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... who oppose the terminal can carpool from the Salmon Creek Park & Ride at noon in time to make the hearing at Cowlitz County Expo Center, which will be from 1 to 9 p.m. The Northwest is a place of pride and natural beauty, not a place where dirty ...

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  8. Etc.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | The Missoula Independent Online

    ... already emerged as a high-profile advocate of the proposal, and he took the opportunity to tell residents of Cowlitz County that they lived in 'the most important county to the people of Montana today.'…

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  9. State's first wetland-fish bank approvedRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | Wahkiakum County Eagle

    ... of Fish and Wildlife. The agencies also worked closely with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Cowlitz County, City of Kelso, and the Cowlitz Indian Tribe. Wetlands are essential for protecting Washington waters. They support and protect ...

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  10. 4-year-old boy flown to hospital after falling from second-story window, firefighters sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Oregonian

    A 4-year-old boy was flown to a hospital early Monday afternoon after he fell from a second-floor window in Cowlitz County, firefighters said. The boy, who wasn't identified by firefighters, fell from a window of a home in the 100 block of Solomon Road north of Kelso, Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue said in a news release.

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  11. Longview man gets 13 years for tire iron assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A Longview man charged with beating two men with a tire iron, leaving one with a fractured skull, has been sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison. Cowlitz County Deputy Prosecutor Jason Laurine says Jaca-Ortiz had been drinking with a friend at a restaurant when they went outside and got into a fight with Juan Wandestrand-Ledesma.

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  12. OutingsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Columbian

    May 9: Forever Young Hikes Sacajawea/Woodland Dike, 3 to 5 miles, 300-feet elevation gain in Cowlitz County, bring money for lunch and a snack stop, $12 for Vancouver residents, $14 for others. Transportation provided from Luepke Center.

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  13. State's taxable retail sales up 8.4%Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... sales rose by 15 percent; and Camas saw an 8.6 percent increase in taxable retail sales. To the north, Cowlitz County's taxable retail sales dropped by 1 percent. Statewide, sales in the retail sector reached nearly $60 billion, a 5.9 percent ...

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  14. Man dies after 180-foot fall in Cowlitz CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    Authorities say a 26-year-old man died in southern Washington after he reportedly climbed over a guard rail and fell 180 feet. The Columbian reports friends of Bradlee Byfield called 9-1-1 Sunday night to report he had climbed over a guard rail to get to a ledge and that they couldn't find him.

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    May 2, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... planning to apply for work at the Cowlitz casino. She said she expects a rise in Native Americans living in Cowlitz County, where housing costs are much lower than they are in Vancouver and Clark County. With Cowlitz County unemployment levels stuck ...

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  16. Suspected gunman accidentally freed from Mason County jailRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | The Olympian

    ... Baker shot at a deputy - who was not hit by gunfire - during pursuit March 31. Baker was being held at the Cowlitz County jail as a suspect in the shooting. According to Q13 News, the Mason County warrant had a problem, which led to Baker's release ...

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  17. Device helps police find missing elderly, vulnerable fasterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Marion County sheriff's office wants people to know there a device that would help them track down missing elderly and vulnerable people more quickly. The device called Project Lifesaver is a bracelet with a beacon inside that allows search and rescue teams to zero in on a missing person.

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  18. Cowlitz plan to cash in for the tribe, communityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | The Columbian

    Local residents could use some of those jobs, but big questions remain: Who will get them, and will they attract a lot more Native Americans, from other tribes as well as the Cowlitz, when the casino opens in north Clark County in fall 2017? Tracie Driver, a board member of Kelso-based Ethnic Support Council and part of the Cherokee and Oneida tribes of Oklahoma, said she has friends from as far away as North Carolina planning to apply for work at the Cowlitz casino. She said she expects a rise in Native Americans living in Cowlitz County, where housing costs are much lower than they are in Vancouver and Clark County.

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    May 1, 2016 | The Gillette News-Record

    ... to an environmental review released Friday. The analysis by the Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County found that greenhouse gas emissions - from facility operations to when the coal is burned in Asia - would increase by 2.5 million ...

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  20. Study: Columbia River coal-export plan comes with 'significant' emissions impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    A train hauling coal leaves Seattle in May 2012 en route to British Columbia. An analysis released Friday, April 29, 2016, by the Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County found that greenhouse gas emissions would increase by 2.5 million metric tons each year when a coal-export terminal proposed along the Columbia River is fully running.

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