General News and Announcements from Court Administration and the Bench

Corrected Link for Criminal Readiness Docket

Corrected Link for Criminal Readiness Docket
 We are having a technical error in the link for the 11/23 9:00 am criminal readiness docket on our Zoom Calendar. Please use the link below to log into the docket: Sorry for the inconvenience. Topic: Criminal Readiness Docket Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86363231633?pwd=ZzVwcmxBcHdvTnpCemp3NFpaOWdqdz09 Meeting ID: 863 6323 1633...
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Power is back on - all Court Operations Operating

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Cowlitz County Superior Court experienced a near-total power outage on November 15, 2021 at approximately 12:45 P.M. This affected Court operations at the Hall of Justice, the Event Center Courtroom and the Jail Courtroom. Power was restored at approximately 3:20 P.M. As of this morning, 16 November 2021, power has been restored and all operations ...
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Power is currently down at the Courthouse

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As of approximately 12:40 p.m., we lost main power at the Hall of Justice and the Event Center. We are currently on generator power, however cannot access many of our core technology resources for running court. Criminal First appearances and the afternoon child support related dockets should be operating, though may have some limitations...
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2021 Employee Appreciation Awards

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On Thursday, September 23, 2021, Superior Court held a Virtual Employee Awards Presentation. Nominees are submitted by peers and all applications are screened by the Superior Court Judges. We would like to again congratulate all the award nominees and award recipients. All of you are so deserving and have worked so hard to further our mission....
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2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
Our Court Schedule Committee is proud to present to you our finalized 2022 schedule, effective January 1, 2022. I would like to thank all of you for providing input and feedback as we worked through this process.  You will notice this schedule is expanded as a result of additional resources the Court, Prosecutor's Office, Office of Public Defe...
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Jury Trial Update

Jury Trial Update
Dear Court Stakeholders, Currently, we are starting to experience a decline in current COVID cases in our community; however, we still have high rates of infection in our community and are doing all we can to keep court users as safe as possible. After review of our current COVID statistics, we have decided to extend the jury trial suspension until...
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