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News in Cowlitz County, Washington

Mike Moss appointed Cowlitz County Public Works director
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:45:00 -0700

Cowlitz County will have a new Public Works Department director come September. Mike Moss, who has served as the director of the Cowlitz County Event Center for the last nine years, will take the helm Sept. 16. Moss was appointed to his new position by the county Board of Commissioners on Tuesday.

Vancouver man presumed drowned in reservoir
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 12:44:27 -0700

A 22-year-old man is presumed drowned after divers couldn't locate him at a Cowlitz County reservoir.

Department of Defense gave 9 counties in Oregon, Washington military weapons
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:01:51 -0700

The Ferguson Police Department used surplus military weapons from the Department of Defense when it clashed with protesters over the death of an unarmed teenager. The On your Side Investigators started digging and tracked hundreds of surplus military weapons to Oregon and Washington too.

Officials: Cold water likely contributed to drowning at Yale Lake
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 03:39:04 -0700

COWLITZ COUNTY, Wash. -- A search began Saturday for a man who disappeared while swimming at Yale Reservoir near Cougar, Washington. Cowlitz County

Local districts send out NCLB 'failing school' notifications
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:30:00 -0700

At least 11 schools in Cowlitz County and another in southern Lewis County have been deemed “failing” under federal standards, but district superintendents said parents shouldn’t be alarmed.

WATCH: Two friends, two high-speed chases, same day, caught on camera
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:28:45 -0700

Two men led police in Cowlitz County, Washington on separate high-speed chases in a matter of hours when one friend "flipped" on the other.

Body found on Mount St. Helens is that of missing Japanese tourist
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:50:35 -0700

STEVENSON,  Skamania County (AP) — The Skamania County sheriff’s office says human remains found earlier this month on Mount St. Helens have been identified as those of a 27-year-old Japanese hiker reported missing last November after indicating he planned to climb the southwest Was

Body found in SW Washington river is missing woman
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 19:28:02 -0700

The Cowlitz County, Washington, coroner says a body found recently in the Columbia River near Woodland is that of a St. Helens, Oregon, woman missing since January 2013.

Longview man arrested after allegedly damaging WDFW fish trap
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:00:00 -0700

Deputies arrested a Longview man Thursday after he allegedly caused more than $5,000 damage to a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife fish trap near the confluence of Abernathy Creek and the Columbia River.

Washington Healthplanfinder to provide more health plan options
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:15:58 -0700

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange Board today provided final certification of Qualified Health Plans to be offered through Washington Healthplanfinderduring the second open enrollment period.