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CAP Proclamation

At the beginning of Community Action Month, Cowlitz County is honoring the 50th anniversary of the Lower Columbia Community Action Program, recognizing that organization for the work that it has done in this community since the Economic Opportunity Act was signed by LBJ back in 1964. In a proclamation issued at Tuesday’s meeting, the Commissioners […]

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A Second St. Helens Teen Arrested

A second St. Helens High School student is being charged in connection with last Friday’s bomb scare at the school. Last Friday morning, the school was evacuated for more than two hours after it was learned that a 16 year-old male student brought a homemade explosive device to the school, and had placed it in […]

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Moss Will Stay Put

Word is getting out that Mike Moss is now declining the position as Cowlitz County’s next Director of Public Works, and will now remain in his current position as the County’s Event Center Director. Moss took the job on August 28th, but now, former County Commissioner George Raiter will continue as the interim Public Works […]

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Piper Recall Case Appealed

The Ned Piper recall petition case is moving toward the next step, as the attorney for the men who filed the petition is filing a Notice of Appeal in regard to a court ruling that requires those three men to pay the PUD Commisisoner’s legal fees of about 30 thousand dollars. Attorney Timothy South filed […]

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KLOG Wednesday Sports

The Kansas City Royals scored two runs in the bottom of the 12th inning to beat the Oakland A’s 9-8 in the AL Wild Card game. The Royals advance to play the Angels in the ALDS. The Giants visit the Pirates in tonight’s NL Wild Card game, KLOG 4:30 pm…..R.A. Long defeated Mark Morris 3-1 […]

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KLOG Tuesday Sports

The MLB Postseason gets underway today as the Oakland A’s take on the Royals in Kansas City, KLOG 4:30 pm. The Giants are at the Pirates in the NL Wild Card game tomorrow…..The volleyball Civil War is tonight as R.A. Long hosts Mark Morris at 7 pm. Kelso is also at Tumwater tonight…..In girls soccer […]

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Butts Hearing

Columbia County Circuit Court Judge Ted Grove is reversing one of his previous rulings, now ordering that the man accused of shooting and killing Rainier Police Chief Ralph Painter be returned to the Oregon State Hospital to receive anti-psychosis medications, against his will, if necessary. Painter’s family members say that they hope that this may […]

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Scappoose Fire

Details on the incident are still coming in, but there are reports coming out of Scappoose this morning, saying that a man set his mobile home on fire, and then took his own life. Fire officials called law enforcement after it was discovered that the man had committed suicide after he had set the fire. […]

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Suspect Search

Cowlitz County Deputies and a K-9 were involved in helping out Lewis County Deputies in the search for a suspect that was trying to elude them yesterday evening near the county line. Just after 6 pm yesterday, Cowlitz County Deputies were called up to the area off of Barnes Drive and Imboden Road, asked to […]

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Registration Drive

Several candidates on the upcoming General Election ballot plan to be at Lower Columbia College today, working to meet with students and to try and make sure that they’re registered to vote in the upcoming election. Bill Ammons with the Pacific Barber Shop in Kelso will also be helping to coordinate today’s event; he says […]

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