Latest Cowlitz Stories

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.

2008-07-29 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.

2008-07-21 21:00:24

By Jeffrey Mize, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 21--A final study on the proposed Cowlitz casino fails to evaluate the project's effects and provides "unreliable and inadequate" information to federal decision-makers.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.