Latest Cowlitz County, Washington Stories

2010-04-01 10:00:00

LONGVIEW, Wash., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Equa-Chlor, Inc. today announced increased operating profits in 2009, less than eleven months after emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

2009-06-03 11:56:00

KALAMA, Wash., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- United Harvest, LLC announced today plans to improve and modernize the company's Kalama, Wash. export facility.

2008-10-08 21:00:15

By John Branton Rescuers from Clark and Cowlitz counties late Tuesday were looking for a man who was swept into the North Fork of the Lewis River near the Happa Road Boat Launch, several miles east of Woodland. About 8:40 p.m.

2008-08-11 21:00:25

By KATHIE DURBIN Republican state Rep. Ed Orcutt of Kalama, a fiscal conservative and a steadfast supporter of the state's timber industry during eight years in Olympia, faces Democrat Jonathan Fant of Battle Ground in his run for a fifth term representing the 18th District.

2008-08-05 21:00:22

By LAURA McVICKER An 11-year-old autistic Portland boy, lost for two nights in wilderness near Mount St. Helens, was found safe Monday morning. Just after 6 a.m., Alex Irvin walked to the clearing of the Siouxon trailhead as searchers were mobilizing with dogs.

2008-07-29 09:00:46

Operating licenses for four hydroelectric projects along the Lewis River in Washington have been approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The licenses allow three Pacific Power hydro projects called Merwin, Yale and Swift 1 to operate for 50 years.

2008-07-25 21:00:21

By ERIK ROBINSON The federal license for Merwin Dam and three other Lewis River power projects has been renewed for 50 years. Pacific Power will get into the fish transportation business by the end of 2012.

2008-07-25 15:00:40

By Erik Robinson, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 25--Pacific Power will get into the fish transportation business by the end of 2012. For 77 years, a 313-foot-high concrete plug has stopped the migration of salmon and steelhead in the North Fork of the Lewis River.

2005-05-08 17:25:09

Johnston Ridge Observatory reopened to the public Friday, seven months after it was closed because of new activity at Mount St. Helens.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.