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News in Cowlitz County, Washington
Cowlitz County's March unemployment rate was 9.4 percent
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:40:00 -0700
Unemployment numbers released Tuesday show rates are improving in Cowlitz County, but that improvement has yet to translate into a significant increase in the number of jobs. The March 2014 seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 9.4 percent, compared to 10.2 percent the month prior and 11.1 percent in March 2013, according to the state’s Employment Security Department.
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.
Clark County woman trying to block state’s pot license lottery in Longview
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:53:00 -0700
A Clark County woman trying to open a Longview retail marijuana shop is trying to halt the state license lottery system, saying she was unfairly rejected as an applicant.
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.
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 ...
Tribal-state compact sets rules for proposed Cowlitz casino
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:26:57 -0700
Compact on hold unless tribe wins in federal court
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.