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UPDATE: Economic development officials mourn loss of proposed $2.3B Northwest Innovation Works methanol plant project as environmentalists hail end of 7-year battle

KALAMA — Northwest Innovation Works on Friday notified the Port of Kalama it will terminate its lease, ending its seven-year effort to build a $2.3 billion methanol plant at the port. Project supporters — including the port, Cowlitz County Commissioners, labor groups and state lawmakers — mourned the loss of...
Clark County, WAColumbian

Investigators name those involved in north county police shooting

Authorities on Friday identified the law enforcement officers who fired at a driver June 3 following a chase along southbound Interstate 5 from Kelso that ended at the Northwest 319th Street exit. The driver’s identity was also released. The involved officers were Washington State Patrol Troopers Josh Bacheller and Evan...
Longview, WALongview Daily News

Longview to OK Go 4th plans Monday, could retract if state doesn't reopen

The city of Longview plans to officially OK the Go 4th Festival on Monday on the condition the state reopens by June 30. Two permits to hold the parade and festival July 2-4 at Lake Sacajawea will be issued to organizers Monday, said Longview Public Works Director Ken Hash — just two weeks before the event and the state’s expected lift on pandemic restrictions.
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Cowlitz County, WALongview Daily News

COVID-19 vaccination varies among ages, regions of Cowlitz County

As COVID-19 vaccination has slowed statewide, some age groups and regions of Cowlitz County have seen larger increases in residents receiving the vaccine than others over the past three weeks. From May 17 to June 5, the percent of Cowlitz County residents who initiated vaccination increased from 40% to about...
Kalama, WAColumbian

Company cancels plans for $2.3 billion Kalama methanol plant

Northwest Innovation Works on Friday notified the Port of Kalama it will terminate its lease, ending its seven-year effort to build a $2.3 billion methanol plant at the port. Project supporters — including the port, Cowlitz County Commissioners, labor groups and state lawmakers — mourned the loss of the project and its potential boost for the county. Conservation groups and residents who opposed the plant applauded the announcement.
Cowlitz County, WALongview Daily News

Cowlitz County COVID-19 vaccination rate lags behind state

Washington is on track to reach 70% of people 16 and older receiving at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on or before its June 30 reopening date, but many counties, including Cowlitz, are behind the state average. It’s too early to see if the state’s plan to offer...
Cowlitz County, WALongview Daily News

Cowlitz County finances new $5M morgue through state program for better deal

After years of delays, Cowlitz County’s new morgue is taking shape on the corner of Washington Way and Third Avenue in Longview. The 8,600-square-foot building’s framing is up after crews demolished two abandoned houses and the Washington State University Extension office earlier this year. Construction is going smoothly and is expected to wrap up around the end of the year, said county Finance Director Kurt Williams.
Cowlitz County, WALongview Daily News

Spotlight: June 11

Cowlitz County Farmers’ Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays through October 30, and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays through Sept. 14, across the street from the Cowlitz County Event (Expo) Center 1900 Seventh Ave., Longview. Attendees are asked to park in designated area and keep pets on a leash. 28th Annual Tour...
Cowlitz County, WAthereflector.com

Give More 24! calls for nonprofit participants

Local nonprofits serving Clark, Cowlitz and Skamania counties can register to virtually participate in the annual Give More 24! fundraiser hosted by the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington. The campaign is a 24-hour online giving event where people can donate to various local nonprofits and others from outside the area....
Woodland, WAthereflector.com

CCFR commemorates new apparatus with ‘push-in’

Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue welcomed the first of four new fire engines coming to the district, commemorating the purchase with a “push-in” ceremony for the apparatus in Woodland. On May 25, CCFR brought in the new engine built by Wisconsin-based Pierce Manufacturing, which replaced an engine built by the same company...