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A four year-old boy from Battle Ground is back with family members this morning, after a relative that was suffering some mental problems took off with the boy. Battle Ground Police put out an alert last night, looking for Aziel Belza, 4, of Battle Gro…

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The Coast Guard is reporting that the cleanup of an oil-filled tank that was found underneath a pier next to the Cannery Pier Hotel and Spa in Astoria is nearly complete. Late last month, an oil sheen was reported on the Columbia River near the pier, e…

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The man who was recovered from the East Fork of the Lewis River last Saturday morning has been identified as that of a Gresham man who had been missing since last December. The Clark County Medical Examiner now identifies the body as that of Vadim Mukh…

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There are no changes to report after the second run of ballots from Tuesday night’s special election. Cowlitz County Elections reports that 18,539 ballots have been counted so far in this election, which puts overall turnout at 34.73 percent. Percentag…

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The Castle Rock and Toutle Lake Public Schools Career Day happens today, going from 12:30 until 2:30 pm at Toutle Lake High School. Employers from all over Cowlitz County will be on hand, talking with students about employment and career opportunities …

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The second in planned series of three Town Hall meetings is set for this evening in Castle Rock, continuing the discussion about drug abuse and prevention in the area. This evening’s “What If…” discussion will focus on the steps that can be taken to pr…

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Kelso – Bus routes 1, 4, 15, 20, 26 and 29 will run on A.M. snow routes. Castle Rock – No bus service to McKee and Woodside roads. Kalama – AM buses on snow routes. Normal one hour late start Wednesday. Snow routes for bus 91, bus 218…

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Backers of school bonds in Kelso and Kalama are cheering this morning, as it appears that both measures are going to pass. Kelso’s $98.6 million bond measure is currently receiving nearly 65 percent approval, while the $63.4 million bond in the Kalama …

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Backers of school bonds in Kelso and Kalama are cheering this morning, as it appears that both measures are going to pass. Kelso’s $98.6 million bond measure is currently receiving nearly 65 percent approval, while the $63.4 million bond in the Kalama …

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A 14 year-old boy is under arrest, accused of first-degree assault after he allegedly stabbed his grandmother in the neck. The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office reports that this incident took place Monday night, at a home in the 800 block of Stella Road…

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