Local News in Cowlitz County, Washington

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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.

Cowlitz Family Health Center plans school-based clinic for students
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:00:00 -0700

Immunizations and yearly check-ups are at the top of parents’ minds with school starting soon, but not every child has access to proper health care.

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

Missing Bremerton teen found in Cowlitz County
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:51:59 -0700

UPDATE, 9:24 p.m. Ariel Luddington and Alex Pequignot have been located in Kelso, Cowlitz County, according to the Bremerton Police Department. Luddington is being taken to a Tacoma hospital.

Cowlitz County housing market slowly making some gains
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 21:00:00 -0700

At the time, Newrock Homes was only building about 20 homes per year, down from 60 the previous year. It built only 15 in 2011.

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.

PUD will rent trucks and hire drivers to remove sludge
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 08:59:23 -0700

Instead of hiring contractors to remove waste from Harbor Paper, the Grays Harbor PUD will rent trucks and hire drivers to haul about 12,000 tons of wastewater byproduct to a landfill in Cowlitz County.

102.61 ¥/$ (5 p.m.)
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:09:49 -0700

Sorry, but your browser needs Javascript to use this site. The Cowlitz County, Washington, sheriff's office on Dec. 3, 2013, released this undated photo that shows Yosuke Onishi of Japan.

Sheriff Nelson resubmits 'Cowlitz' name for state's newest ferry
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 19:45:00 -0700

Cowlitz County Sheriff Mark Nelson is once again on a mission to get the state’s newest ferry named the “Cowlitz.”