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You might see them this weekend. Team Rubicon — clad in their iconic gray shirts — will be out this weekend helping clean up after last week’s severe flooding displaced dozens … more
It was a snowy evening during Christmas week in Winlock and Haylee Laur, 15, was home babysitting two of her sisters when she smelled smoke coming from down the hall.  When she looked for the … more
Without Noah’s Ark, relocating reptiles, cows, dogs, sheep, pigs, birds, goats and horses in a flood sounds impossible. Misspits Rescue between Rochester and Oakville began as a pitbull … more
“Oh, Jesus,“ exclaimed a guest as he walked into the Lewis County Gospel Mission on Monday and saw the carnage: sopping food and clothing scattered across the wet floors, overturned … more
Theron Shisler spent his Saturday morning to mid-afternoon with a Rainier beer in his hands and rubber boots on his feet, assessing the flood damage to his property.  He lives just off 183rd … more
On Saturday morning and well into the afternoon, a strong current of flood waters over U.S. Highway 12 near Moon Road in Rochester stretched as far as the eye could see. Fish swam over the … more
The Chehalis River in south Thurston County  has been in major flood stage all day, but the water is receding. Here are some scenes by Chronicle journalists Jared Wenzelburger and Isabel Vander … more
It was perhaps the hardest-hitting flood in well over a decade for the Chehalis Basin. Lowland snow melted away after a warm and concentrated atmospheric river fell on the region Thursday, … more
After a week of snow punctuated by a period of heavy rain, local rivers are predicted to escape their banks and cause major flooding today through Saturday, according to the National Weather Service … more
An active weather pattern is expected to bring moderate to heavy rainfall and upwards of 3 inches of precipitation to the Twin Cities on Thursday, thrusting the area into a flood watch expected to … more
Below is a press release from the Centralia Police Department. This story will be updated.  The Centralia Police Department, in cooperation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the … more
John Dennis Hadaller — the clever and compassionate logger and businessman who eventually went on to serve eight years on the Lewis County Board of Commissioners — died Tuesday, Dec. 28, … more
A crowd of demonstrators gathered outside the Grays Harbor County Courthouse Thursday morning to show their support for Oakley Carlson, a missing 5-year-old Oakville girl, while her parents and … more
The Centralia man accused of attacking Fuller’s Shop’n Kart employees with a knife Tuesday morning has been charged with first-degree attempted murder and two counts of second-degree … more
Driving conditions will continue to present a challenge for motorists this week in Lewis County as more snowfall is expected Thursday, but there is relief on the horizon.  Temperatures, for … more
A man has been arrested on assault charges after he allegedly slashed a Fuller’s Shop’n Kart employee with a knife after he was asked to leave the business around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday … more
Snow this weekend brought Centralia and Chehalis the first white Christmas in years, kind of. According to National Weather Service (NWS) Seattle meteorologist Jacob Defiltch, the “technical … more
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After nearly two years spent locked and empty amid pandemic restrictions, life has returned to Lewis County’s senior centers. Soft reopenings brought senior citizens, community members and … more
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