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Coroner IDs skeleton found along riverbanks in Kalama, Clatskanie in 2022
Skeletal remains found in 2022 off the Columbia River near Temco Kalama have been identified as an Oregon man reported missing that January. Cowlitz County Coroner Dana Tucker states in a news
Savor the Flavors: Top 3 Italian Restaurants to Visit in Woodland
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional Italian restaurants nestled in Woodland. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these places? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences and thoughts in the comments section below.
Corned beef, cabbage and a sing-along on tap at the Caples House St. Patrick's Day Dinner
Guests will enjoy shamrocks, corned beef and an Irish sing-along this year at the annual Caples House St. Patrick’s Day Dinner in Columbia City, to be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 17. Terry Maloney, buildings and grounds board chairperson for Caples House, said lots of good Irish cuisine, which she cooks herself, will be offered to guests for a ticket price of $35. “We have very standard corned beef...
Divers recover body of person reported missing
Divers with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team (CCSAR) recovered the subject’s body on Wednesday, Feb. 14 following a missing person investigation. The
Local Battle Ground Girl, Gianna Emra, Found Safe After Disappearance
Gianna Emra, a 12-year-old from Battle Ground, was reported missing on February 13 but has since been found safe. Her guardian last saw her at the Vancouver Mall on February 11. The local police promptly started looking into her disappearance.
State wrestling preview: Washington and Columbia County boys and girls prep for action
Once a year, the best high school boys and girls wrestlers from and up and down and across the state of Oregon converge at Portland’s Veterans Memorial Coliseum to decide once and for all who’s the best. That time is this Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 22-24, and the best mat kings and queens from Washington and Columbia counties are ready to take their shot at raising their hand in victory Friday and Saturday night. ...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in La Center, WA
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of la center..
Ronda Hills assumes board president role at South Columbia County Chamber of Commerce
New leadership in taking over at the South Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, and she’s ready to roll up her sleeves. A new board president, Ronda Hills, has been selected to help oversee the chamber, which represents Scappoose, St. Helens, Columbia City, Deer Island and Warren, through 2025. Asked about upcoming goals and challenges, Hills said, “Our goals are obviously to increase more businesses, to become part of the chamber....
Sensational Grammy Winners To Rock California, Utah, And Idaho
Country music fans, get ready for a memorable summer! The dynamic duo Dan + Shay, Jake Owen, and Dylan Marlowe are adding new stops to their much-anticipated "Heartbreak on the Map Summer Tour." Jake Owen, who's known for being barefoot and high energy on stage, is sure to set the...
Clark County Sheriff's Office deputies shoot and kill man in Brush Prairie
CLARK COUNTY, Wash. — Clark County Sheriff's Office deputies shot and killed a man during a welfare check call early Tuesday morning in the Brush Prairie area, according to a news release from the sheriff's office. Brush Prairie is an unincorporated part of Clark County between east Vancouver and Battle Ground.
Dippin' for smelt in the Cowlitz River
Eager net-anglers packed the banks of the Cowlitz River on Thursday, Feb. 15, for a one-day smelt-dipping opportunity. People could catch a daily limit of 10 pounds with a net because it is
Brush Prairie local reflects on his 'miraculous' survival for 100th birthday
Having survived World War II, sleeping sickness and raising five children, Brush Prairie resident Richard Ayers contemplated the events that shaped his life on his 100th birthday on Feb. 17. ...
Letter to the editor: It's time to stop pretending there are no consequences to burning carbon-based fuels
When people complain about the cost of government programs, they usually ignore the cost of doing nothing. According to Exxon, Americans in the future will decide it is necessary to retrieve the
Missing 12-year-old was last seen at Vancouver Mall, police say
VANCOUVER, Wash. — Police are asking for information about a 12-year-old Battle Ground girl who went missing from Vancouver Mall on Feb. 11. Gianna Emra was seen at the mall that afternoon around 12 p.m., Battle Ground police said. According to Gianna's sister, the girl Gianna left with that day returned without her and has not said where she left Gianna.
Letter: Thank you
As a member and former president of the Midland Water District I am writing to express my deep gratitude and appreciation to our local community for their generous support during our recent water outage. Midland Water District is a non-profit cooperative serving about 75 households. The system is old, much of the distribution pipe is brittle and leaks have always been one of our major problems. Recently we suffered some leaks in the main line resulting in a total disruption of service. ...
Second Cowlitz Smelt Dip Possible; 8,600 Anglers Harvested 54,000 Pounds On Thursday
Some people go to the ballpark for the nachos. That’s me. Some go to the county fair for the Italian sausage sandwiches and elephant ears. Again, me. And some go to the Cowlitz River in Southwest Washington during the month of February for the social aspect and carnival atmosphere that is – drum roll, please – smelt dipping. And that’s precisely why I love, and I mean absolutely love, smelt dipping.
Ridgefield City Councilor Rob Aichele resigns
Ridgefield City Councilor Rob Aichele resigned from Ridgefield’s council effective Feb. 9, citing the fallout from a divisive mayoral vote as his reason for departing. In an interview with
Ridgefield School District celebrates Youth Arts Month in March
Children will explore their creative side as the Ridgefield School District celebrates Ridgefield Youth Arts Month in March, joining local businesses, organizations and artists to offer an abundance
A Foodie's Guide to Woodland: 4 Fast Food Spots to Check Out
In this article, we're exploring four fast food joints in Woodland. Have you had the chance to visit any of these places? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Battle Ground, Woodland school levies pass
The Battle Ground and Woodland school districts cleared a major hurdle last week with the passage of both their district levies. Unofficial results show both districts' levies passed with more ...