Local News in Cowlitz County, Washington
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Coroner: Longview dentist found at rest stop died of overdose
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 05:00:33 GMT
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.
By forgoing traditional rules, Yakima County encourages homeless people to go indoors
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:14:20 GMT
Some shelters require people to be sober and mentally stable before they get a mat on a floor. A shelter proposed for Yakima’s new shelter would accept people who are drunk, high or experiencing a mental health crisis.
911 service restored in Washington state after overnight outage
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT
An extended statewide 911 outage meant for a tense morning for Cowlitz County officials, but they don’t believe anyone missed out on critical help. However, they said the incident is a good reminder for residents to have backup emergency plans.
Coroner: Man found at rest stop died of overdose
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:23:47 GMT
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.
911 lines were down for many SW Washington counties Thursday
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:55:06 GMT
CenturyLink reported that 911 service from land lines were down across the entire state of Washington Thursday morning.
Service Restored After 911 Outages In Washington, Oregon
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:30:38 GMT
911 technicians are working to find out what caused outages across Washington and in a couple of Oregon counties this morning.
Causes of regional 911 outage identified
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:42:10 GMT
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 ...
Man sentenced for hitting dog with sledgehammer
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:15:19 GMT
LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man who tried to kill his dog with a sledgehammer after he hit it for eating doughnuts and it bit him has been sentenced to 14 days in jail.
Washington man who tried to kill his dog with a sledgehammer sentenced to 2 weeks in jail
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:24:22 GMT
A Washington state man who tried to kill his dog with a sledgehammer after he hit it for eating doughnuts and it bit him has been sentenced to 14 days in jail.
Service restored after 911 outages in Oregon and Washington
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:59:22 GMT
(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 ...