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  Cowlitz County, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cowlitz County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington.
It is part of the 'Longview, Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area' which encompasses all of Cowlitz County.
Its name derives from a Cowlitz word meaning "seeker" (in the spiritual sense).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cowlitz_County,_Washington   (405 words)

 FWDP -- Cowlitz Tribe
Cowlitz is the name for the Indian nation and the river drainage which is the aboriginal home of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe located in the interior southwest of what is now the State of Washington.
The main emphasis of Cowlitz leaders was to establish a permanent territory for the benefit and use of members and to establish mutual recognition between the United States and the Cowlitz.
Cowlitz Chief Atwin Stockum led his nation into what became generations of legal and political disputes with the United States when in 1906 he sued the United States government for the return of several parcels of land.
www.cwis.org /cowlitz.html   (1060 words)

 Cowlitz Bancorporation: Press Releases Archive 2002
Cowlitz' non-performing assets as a percent of total assets increased to 2.03% at September 30, 2002 from 1.73% at June 30, 2002, and 2.02% at December 31, 2001.
Cowlitz reported continued improvement in the level of non-performing assets which were $5.8 million at June 30, 2002, a decline of $400,000 from the $6.2 million level at March 31, 2002, and $1.7 million lower than at December 31, 2001.
CowlitzÕ non-performing assets as a percent of total assets remained virtually unchanged from the first to second quarter at 1.73% due to a decline in total assets from quarter to quarter.
www.cowlitzbancorp.com /press/archive02.html   (2353 words)

 The Dispossessed: The Cowlitz Indians in Cowlitz Corridor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Something of the Cowlitz' s economic and political organization before the tragic epidemic can be learned from the life of Chief Schanewa, reputed to be one of the most powerful chiefs in the lower Columbia District.
Many of the Cowlitz fled toward the coast, according to Simon Plamondon, "abandoning the dead and dying to the birds and beasts of prey." Villages had become a harrowing sight.
In the decades following the war the Cowlitz were pressured by settlers to be monogamous in their marriages; to forego using sweat houses and flattening their newborns' heads; and to quit relying on medicine men, going on spirit quests, holding pow-wows and speaking their own language.
www.cowlitz.org /history/dispossessed.htm   (3203 words)

 Welcome to Cowlitz Bank
With bank branches in four locations in Southwest Washington, Cowlitz Bank is a leader in the delivery of outstanding financial services to this market.
Cowlitz Bank's Trust Division offers experienced trust officers who help with the establishment and administration of trusts and estates, both large and small.
Cowlitz Bank is part of Cowlitz Bancorporation, a publicly traded bank holding company.
www.cowlitzbank.com /index.html   (444 words)

 Cowlitz River Fishing Guides
Cowlitz river fishing guides fish for Salmon and Steelhead from the mouth of the Cowlitz near Longview to the Barrier Dam Salmon Hatchery.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is predicting returns of 12,700 spring chinook to the Cowlitz, 4,500 to the Kalama and 7,600 to the Lewis River for a combined 24,800.
The forecast for the Cowlitz is for 7,900 5-year-olds and 4,800 4-year-olds.
www.cowlitz-river-fishing.com   (1142 words)

 Cowlitz Bancorporation Declares Quarterly Dividend
LONGVIEW, Wash., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Cowlitz Bancorporation (Nasdaq: CWLZ) Cowlitz Bancorporation today announced that a quarterly dividend of $0.018 per share will be paid November 14, 2000 to shareholders of record of its voting stock as of October 31, 2000.
Cowlitz Bank's divisions include Bay Bank, Bellevue, Washington and Northern Bank of Commerce, Portland, Oregon and Bay Mortgage, with offices in Bellevue, Seattle, Silverdale, Longview, Vancouver and Portland.
Cowlitz offers a total of seven full-service banking offices and nine limited service retirement residence branches.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/10-26-2000/0001350566&EDATE=   (343 words)

 The Cowlitz Tribe
The name Cowlitz Tribe refers to two Northwest Native American groups, the Lower and Upper Cowlitz, and the river drainage that was their aboriginal home.
The principal aims of Cowlitz chiefs were to establish cooperation with the federal government and a permanent Cowlitz territory.
In 1906, a Cowlitz chief named Atwin Stockum sued the federal government to retrieve several pieces of land for his tribe, thus inspiring a series of disputes with the government over decades.
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h1553.html   (900 words)

 Cowlitz Bancorporation: Press Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Richard J. Fitzpatrick President and CEO of Cowlitz Bancorporation and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Cowlitz Bank, stated, "It was a very strong quarter for the Company, highlighted by a significant reduction in non-performing assets, minimal charge-offs and continued strong loan growth.
Cowlitz Bancorporation is the holding company of Cowlitz Bank, which was established in 1977.
Cowlitz specializes in commercial and international banking services for Northwest businesses, professionals, and retail customers, and offers trust services in southwest Washington and Portland, Oregon.
www.cowlitzbancorp.com /press.html   (1108 words)

 Cowlitz Bancorporation Announces Earnings
Fitzpatrick was appointed as President and CEO of both Cowlitz Bancorporation and Cowlitz Bank in March.
Cowlitz' non-performing assets as a percent of total assets also decreased to 1.68% at March 31, 2003 from 2.14% at December 31, 2002, and 1.72% at March 31, 2002.
Cowlitz specializes in commercial banking services for Northwest businesses, professionals, and retail customers, with a total of seven full-service banking offices.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/04-24-2003/0001933353&EDATE=   (406 words)

 ALRA: Clark County Indians Were Not Cowlitz (5)
Cowlitz advocates may imply that Lansdale was referring to the Cowlitz because the Cowlitz did not sign a treaty.
The vast majority of the rites were performed at the Mission of the Cowlitz near Toledo in the heart of Cowlitz aboriginal territory.
The Cowlitz Tribe says there was a group of Sahaptin speaking Indians known as Taidnapam living in the mountainous upper reaches of the Cowlitz and Lewis Rivers.
www.landrights.org /cowlitz5.htm   (3449 words)

 Cowlitz County Fire District 5 - Official Website
Our mission is to improve the quality of life of our citizens by progressively providing a highly trained, customer-oriented emergency response system to safeguard the effects of disaster and all hazards to life and property.
Cowlitz County Fire District #5 is a combination fire and emergency medical services department operating from three stations located in the Kalama area.
We respond to mitigate over 700 emergency incidents annually in a 36 square mile area of South Central Cowlitz County and serve a population of just over 5,000 residents with a large industrial community.
www.cowlitzfd5.org   (256 words)

 CVO Website - Mount St. Helens - Cowlitz River Basin
The Cowlitz River basin has a drainage area of 2,480 square miles and includes the Toutle River basin,, which received the major impact of the May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens.
The headwaters of the Cowlitz are on Mount Rainier.
Channel capacity of the Cowlitz River was reduced from 76,000 to 7,300 cubic feet per second (at the flood stage of 23.0 feet).
vulcan.wr.usgs.gov /Volcanoes/MSH/Hydrology/Drainages/Cowlitz/description_cowlitz.html   (467 words)

 Cowlitz County (WA) GenWeb Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The County Coordinator for Cowlitz County is Jenny Tenlen.
1910 Cowlitz Co., WA Census - Transcriptions from the 1910 Cowlitz Co., WA census.
1920 Cowlitz Co., WA Census - Transcriptions from the 1920 Cowlitz Co., WA census.
www.drizzle.com /~jtenlen/wacowlitz/wacowlitz.html   (459 words)

 Cowlitz PUD
Public Utility District No. 1 of Cowlitz County, WA (better known as Cowlitz PUD) provides electric service to 46,700 residential, commercial, industrial and street lighting customers county wide.
Cowlitz PUD employs 140 women and men who appreciate the opportunity to serve you.
» Cowlitz PUD is a co-sponsor of the National Solar Tour in SW Washington on October 7.
www.cowlitzpud.org   (159 words)

 Mount St. Helens Cowlitz County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Once known as the “Timber Capital of the World,” Cowlitz County is home to Douglas fir, hemlock and western cedar trees which cover much of its rugged terrain.
Cowlitz County still produces a large supply of logs and finished lumber for domestic and international markets, but has become more diversified.
Cowlitz County Department of Tourism may also be contacted for information.
www.mountsthelens-awesome.com /cowlitz.htm   (532 words)

 Cowlitz Casino Resort - project process
he Cowlitz Tribe is a landless tribe that is going through a "fee to trust" process with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).
The Cowlitz Tribe has asked the BIA to conduct an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project.
We are working to form strategic relationships with all these communities; when people come to our casino resort, we will refer them to other parts of the community and enhance the tourism experience for people visiting and people doing business in the local region.
www.cowlitzcasino.com /project_process.htm   (598 words)

 Welcome to Cowlitz Bank | About Cowlitz Bank
Cowlitz is a full-service bank, with FDIC insured deposits and competitive interest rates on loans and deposits.
Cowlitz is a leader in full service banking, with mortgage banking and a trust department to meet all its clients' real estate financial planning needs.
Cowlitz Bank has been in business in the Northwest since 1978.
www.cowlitzbank.com /about   (148 words)

 Cowlitz Economic Development Council - Facilitating Growth Through Leadership & Action
In the fall of 1997, the Cowlitz County Community Report Card was issued.
Cowlitz Economic Development Council provides management oversight with key support provided by Kaiser Permanente, PeaceHealth, and the Cowlitz County Health Department.
A new project in 2005 will be a partnership with the Cowlitz County Health Department to create a countywide nutrition and physical activity plan and support a local collation to improve consumer knowledge and understanding of nutrition, physical activity, and healthy lifestyles.
www.cowlitzedc.com /our_history.shtml   (450 words)

 National Geographic: Lewis & Clark—Tribes—Cowlitz Indians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Cowlitz were a small Chinookan-speaking tribe who lived north of the Columbia River in houses made of wooden planks.
By the time they met Lewis and Clark, the Cowlitz were already in a decline, which accelerated during the rest of the 19th century.
The population rebounded slightly, and today most of the 1,400 remaining Cowlitz live near their ancestral lands.
www.nationalgeographic.com /lewisandclark/record_tribes_087_14_6.html   (136 words)

 Pioneer History of Churches in Cowlitz Co., Washington
ere west of Castle Rock in Cowlitz County, nine miles north of the Kelso / Longview area, was the first Restoration Church in Washington State.
In 1853, Henry Jackson had built a house of sawed lumber large enough to be an inn two miles west of present Castle Rock overlooking Delameter Road and Cline Road.
This first painted house in Cowlitz County served 20 years as a stop for stage coach patrons and other tired travelers including Ulysses S. Grant who stayed at the Jackson Inn while he did the survey work for a new military road from Vancouver to Olympia.
ncbible.org /nwh/WaCowlitz.html   (1382 words)

 USATODAY.com - Cowlitz tribe hoping track will be built in Washington state   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — The Cowlitz Indian tribe has met with International Speedway Corp. and proposed a plan to build a track for NASCAR races somewhere in the southern part of the state.
Tribal spokesman David Barnett has not publicly discussed possible sites, but any spot in south Cowlitz County would be near the tribe's proposed $400 million casino and resort in the La Center area.
Cowlitz County is in southwest Washington, not far from Portland.
www.usatoday.com /sports/motor/nascar/2005-03-04-cowlitz-track_x.htm   (443 words)

The principal rivers of western Washington are the Skagit, Snohomish, Duwamish, Chehalis, and Willapa, which flow to the ocean, and the Cowlitz, a tributary of the Columbia.
The first mission in the whole Northwest was established at Cowlitz, where Father Blanchet said Mass in the home of Simon Plamandon, one of the four Catholic settlers at that point, on 16 Dec., 1838.
So strenuous, zealous, and successful was the work performed by these two apostles of the Northwest, that in 1844, when Father Blanchet was raised to the episcopal dignity, he could report to his superiors the conversion of more than 5000 Indians and the return to their religious practices of about 1500 whites.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15560a.htm   (3947 words)

 J.R.'s Guide Service, Cowlitz River Fishing Guide
Fishing on the Cowlitz is an awesome experience.
The Cowlitz is the number one Steelhead river in the State of Washington.
We are currently booking trips for Spring Chinook fishing on the Columbia River for the months of March and April.
www.cowlitzriverfishguide.com /about_the_fish.htm   (579 words)

 ALRA: Clark County Indians Were Not Cowlitz (2)
It is generally accepted that at the time of Lewis and Clark, 1805-1806, and at least up to 1830, the lower Lewis River was held by the Cathlapotle Tribe, part of a group of Chinookan speakers found in permanent camps from the Dalles to the sea.
One of the earliest contacts between Europeans and the Cowlitz was an encounter with 20 Cowlitz war canoes headed down the Cowlitz River to attack the Chinookan Skilloots living by the Columbia.
Inland tribes, including the Cowlitz, were meat hunters and horse riders, whereas the Chinookan peoples were primarily marine, eating salmon, clams, eels, smelt, seals, whales and wapato, a water plant.
www.landrights.org /cowlitz2.htm   (1259 words)

 Fish & Wildlife Cowlitz River Project
Cowlitz River Project is located in an area rich in wildlife and recreational opportunity.
The Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery was the world's largest when it was built in 1968.
A few miles down river from the salmon hatchery is the Cowlitz Trout Hatchery.
www.ci.tacoma.wa.us /power/parksandpower/fish_wildlife/cowlitz_river_project.htm   (191 words)

 Cowlitz PUD - Board of Commissioners
John Searing is in his fourth term as a Cowlitz PUD Commissioner.
Buz Ketcham began his first term as a Cowlitz PUD Commissioner in January 2003.
Ketcham was the Supervisor of Engineering for the Paper Mill Section at Longview Fibre, prior to his retirement in September 2004.
www.cowlitzpud.org /board.html   (153 words)

Cowlitz County United Way is committed to improving the lives of families and individuals in and around Cowlitz and Wahkiakum Counties.
As your community-impact partner, we appreciate your commitment, dedication and involvement in demonstrating the way United Way of Cowlitz County cares about those in need and your helping us impact the things that matter.
Cowlitz County United Way impacts the needs of our community by supporting the programs of 25 local agencies.
www.cowlitzunitedway.org   (390 words)

 Cowlitz County ABATE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Cowlitz County ABATE would like to Thank All the people that have worked hard to make things work and make this a very good year.
Cowlitz County ABATE is an independent, not-for-profit motorcycle rights organization in the state of Washington.
Cowlitz County ABATE meeting: Aug 01, 2004 at 2:00 P.M. at
www.cowlitzabate.org   (79 words)

 WDFW -- Wildlife Viewing Areas: Southwest Washington (Region 5): Cowlitz Wildlife Area
The Cowlitz Wildlife Area, located in east Lewis County contains a wide array of wildlife habitats throughout its approximately 14,065 acres.
The Cowlitz Trout Hatchery Unit (280 acres) located west-southwest of the town of Salkum and east of Blue Creek includes Oxbow Lake a prime area for cavity nesting ducks.
Removal of plants, animals, and cultural artifacts is prohibited in order to protect wildlife habitats and provide for an enjoyable experience for all users.
wdfw.wa.gov /lands/r5cowl.htm   (864 words)

 Cowlitz County Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Cowlitz County Health Department has birth records from 1936-present, and death records from 1992-present.
Visit Cowlitz County Towns for a brief county history, and the description and history of many places that ever existed in Cowlitz County, including additional town-specific links.
The Cowlitz County, WA Genealogy Forum is a bulletin-board system hosted by GenForum (in partnership with FamilyTreeMaker).
www.drizzle.com /~jtenlen/wacowlitz/resources.html   (1099 words)

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