Closures and Delays–1/13/17

Lower Columbia College – Campus will open at 10 am Longview – 2 Hours Late, Buses on snow routes Kelso – Schools are closed today. Castle Rock – 2 Hours Late, No AM preschool, Buses on snow routes Toutle Lake – Closed. Kalama – 2 hours late and all buses on snow routes. Woodland – […]

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Closures and Delays–1/13/17

Lower Columbia College – Campus will open at 10 am Longview – 2 Hours Late, Buses on snow routes Kelso – Schools are closed today. Castle Rock – 2 Hours Late, No AM preschool, Buses on snow routes Toutle Lake – Closed. Kalama – 2 hours late and all buses on snow routes. Woodland – […]

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Still Icy

Ice and snow continues to cover much of the ground around the area, but local roadways are improving. Main roads around the area are mostly bare and dry, with some patches of ice or packed snow. Side streets may still be challenging, as the traffic may not have broken up the snow and ice, and […]

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Blood Shortage

The group that supplies blood and blood products to hospitals and medical facilities throughout the area is saying that there’s a critical shortage in the region right now. Bloodworks Northwest says that the early flu season and the recent weather have combined to bring supplies to extremely low levels. Officials with Bloodworks say that supplies […]

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Drive-By Sentencing

A local gang member is heading to prison for 11 years, sentenced for his role in a drive-by shooting that took place last August in Longview. Today’s Daily News reports on the court proceedings involving Alex Quintana, Jr.; on December 12th, a jury convicted him on two counts of second-degree assault and unlawful possession of […]

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Longview Council Meeting

A new ordinance on emergency shelters inside the city limits of Longview drew a large crowd at last night’s City Council meeting, with a majority of that crowd opposed to that new rule, saying that it would make it more difficult for local groups to open and administer such shelters. The new rules require anyone […]

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Casino Job Fair

As the work proceeds on the tribe’s half-billion-dollar Ilani casino and resort facility near La Center, the Cowlitz Indians will be looking for the people that will work at that facility, as the tribe hosts a job fair tomorrow at the Clark County Fairgrounds. The tribe says that upwards of a thousand people will be […]

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Chinese Visitors

A group of special visitors is scheduled to arrive today in Rainier, coming for a week-long experience with local schools, students and teachers. The group of about 15 teenage students from China are scheduled to arrive in Rainier today, along with four teachers. Organizers say that the City of Rainier and its students will serve […]

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Weekend Information

If you’re planning to fish on the Cowlitz River tomorrow, be aware that the Al Helenberg Memorial Boat Launch will be closed for much of the day, as a damaged piling is replaced. Grammy-award-winner Juice Newton is coming to the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts on Saturday, performing her hits, along with a diverse […]

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Closure and Delays–1/13/17-4:00 am

Lower Columbia College – Campus will open at 10 am Longview – 2 Hours Late, Buses on snow routes Kelso – 2 hours late. Buses on snow routes. Castle Rock – 2 Hours Late, No AM preschool, Buses on snow routes Toutle Lake – Closed. Kalama – Woodland – Closed. Toledo (WA) – 2 Hours […]

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