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News in Cowlitz County, Washington
Family Health Center easily exceeds goal for ACA enrollments
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:00:00 -0700
The Cowlitz County Family Health Center and its partner organizations went above and beyond its enrollment expectations, more than tripling its sign-up goal for health insurance under terms of the Affordable Care Act.
Coroner: Longview dentist found at rest stop died of overdose
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:00:33 -0700
The Cowlitz County coroner says a Longview dentist found dead in January at a southwest Washington Interstate 5 rest stop died of a morphine overdose.
Coroner: Man found at rest stop died of overdose
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:23:47 -0700
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.
Causes of regional 911 outage identified
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 05:42:10 -0700
VANCOUVER -- Two separate CenturyLink issues caused 911 service outages throughout much of the Northwest Thursday morning. The problem began with an equipment failure at about 1:30 a.m. in Sheridan, Oregon, and a small part of the state was affected for a few hours, said CenturyLink spokeswoman Kerry Zimmer. In Washington, a separate issue about a half-hour later caused an outage that lasted ...
Service Restored After 911 Outages In Washington, Oregon
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:30:38 -0700
911 technicians are working to find out what caused outages across Washington and in a couple of Oregon counties this morning.
Regional PUD leaders tabbed for state positions
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0700
Three Southwest Washington PUD commissioners this week were named to leadership positions in the statewide PUD association.
Service restored after 911 outages in Oregon and Washington
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:59:22 -0700
(Oregon Public Broadcasting) Emergency technicians are working to find out what caused 911 outages across Washington and in a couple of Oregon counties Thursday morning. CenturyLink says problems started at about 1 a.m. in Sheridan, where the company has an office. Mark Tennyson with the Oregon Office of Emergency Management says 911 centers in Tillamook, Lincoln City and Toledo were affected ...
Woodland principal arrested, accused of fourth-degree assault of student
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:50:00 -0700
Police arrested Woodland Primary School Principal Mark Houk on Thursday morning on allegations that he assaulted a student in February.
911 lines were down for many SW Washington counties Thursday
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 01:55:06 -0700
CenturyLink reported that 911 service from land lines were down across the entire state of Washington Thursday morning.
911 lines down across Washington state
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 05:24:18 -0700
911 service outages have been reported across Western Washington. The outage may be tied to CenturyLink service. CenturyLink tells Lewis County 911 Dispatch this outage affects all of Western Washington. People are asked to call business lines for emergency calls: Benton County: 509-628-0333 Chelan County: 509-663-9911 Clallam County: 360-4174970 Clark County: 360-696-4461 Cowlitz County: 360 ...