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October 4, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Burglar climbs through second-floor window, asks for a beer

From The Chronicle (Centralia, Wash.): A man who crawled through a second-floor window of a Lewis County home and asked for a beer was arrested on suspicion of burglary this week. The 38-year-old, from Carter Lake, Iowa, told deputies he was on his way to Portland Wednesday evening when he saw a ladder and a rope leading up…

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July 3, 2014 at 10:36 AM

Inmate graduates from Lakewood program, escapes

The Associated Press CHEHALIS — An 18-year-old inmate from the Green Hill School for juvenile offenders escaped Wednesday during the graduation ceremony for a vocation program in Lakewood. Superintendent Marybeth Queral told The Chronicle  the escape appeared to have been planned. After graduating from the “work readiness program” the inmate would have been released as early as next…

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May 22, 2014 at 5:57 AM

Washington man, 18, killed in logging accident

CHEHALIS  (AP) — The Lewis County sheriff’s office says an 18-year-old Winlock, Washington, man has been killed in a logging accident. Chief Deputy Stacy Brown says the young man was preparing logs to be hauled out of a logging operation on Green Diamond property in Chehalis when a piece of equipment was lowered Wednesday, accidentally crushing…

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May 21, 2014 at 4:37 PM

Man killed in Chehalis logging accident

The Associated Press CHEHALIS — The Lewis County sheriff’s office says an 18-year-old Winlock man has been killed in a logging accident. Chief Deputy Stacy Brown says the young man was preparing logs to be hauled out of a logging operation on Green Diamond property in Chehalis when a piece of equipment was lowered Wednesday, accidentally crushing him. Brown…

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February 24, 2014 at 10:49 AM

Twin 80-year-old brothers die in Chehalis

The Associated Press CHEHALIS — Twin 80-year-old brothers were apparently overcome by carbon monoxide while working on an antique car in a closed garage in Chehalis and died. The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office says the wife of one of the men found them Sunday evening when she returned home from a neighbor’s house. The other brother was visiting…

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January 22, 2014 at 10:11 AM

Lewis County deputy arrested for DUI resigns

The Associated Press CHEHALIS — A Lewis County sheriff’s deputy suspected of drunken driving has resigned while under investigation. Sheriff Steve Mansfield said Tuesday that Deputy Christopher P. Fulton likely would have been fired. The 31-year-old Napavine man was arrested Jan. 4 by a state trooper on Interstate 5 near Chehalis. The Chronicle reports Fulton has pleaded not guilty…

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August 27, 2013 at 12:04 PM

Man moons woman in Chehalis road rage incident

The Chronicle, Centralia A road rage incident in Chehalis led to a hit-and-run collision and a man pulling down his pants and exposing his buttocks to the driver he was feuding with Saturday afternoon in the Grocery Outlet parking lot. The road rage incident began when the suspect, identified as Brett T. Watkins, 36, of Hoodsport, pulled…

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June 19, 2013 at 11:29 AM

Search suspended for missing fisherman from Chehalis

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Coast Guard has ended its active search for a Washington man missing from a fishing boat west of Juneau. KINY-radio reports 25-year-old Alan Young of Chehalis fell Monday night from the Swift into Icy Strait 30 miles west of Juneau during the chum salmon fishery. The skipper, 47-year-old Tim Lane of…

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