Flood/Slide Warning

The Weather Service says that more rain and increased snowmelt in the mountains could lead to some lowland flooding later this week. A Flood Warning is currently up on the Columbia River in Longview, which is running right around the Minor Flood level of 13.5 feet, and will be hovering near that mark for most […]

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Slide Meeting

A meeting is planned this evening in Ariel, where Cowlitz County Emergency Management and the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office will talk about what’s going on with the slide that’s covering State Route 503. The Washington Department of Transportation will also be attending, along with representatives of the State Patrol and other fire agencies that serve […]

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Chase Arrest

Derek Scott Jones, 35, is being charged with felony eluding, hit-and-run and possession of a stolen vehicle after a car chase that took place yesterday morning in Woodland. The Sheriff’s Office says that this took place at about 2:50 yesterday morning, with a driver speeding on the southbound freeway. The suspect took the Dike Access […]

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Chehalis River Closed

As Spring Chinook Salmon are starting to show up in the Columbia River, Washington Fish and Wildlife is announcing that there will be NO Spring Chinook fishing on the Chehalis River. WDFW officials say that the forecast for Spring Chinook returning to the Chehalis is less than the number needed to meet conservation objectives, so […]

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Telephone Town Halls

Legislators from the 19th and 20th Districts are planning to hold Telephone Town Hall meetings this evening. 19th District Senator Dean Takko and Representative Brian Blake place to meet telephonically with citizens between 6:05 and 7:05 this evening, with calls going out to thousands of homes in the 19th Legislative District. Takko and Blake both […]

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Training Sessions

Nearly 400 students from ten local high schools will be taking part in the 4th annual Financial Reality Fair, which starts today and runs through Thursday. This is being presented by Fibre Federal Credit Union, a hands-on budgeting simulation for high school students. Students will choose a career prior to the fair, and then they […]

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Truck Carnage

Kelso Police are working to find a semi tractor and trailer that left a trail of destruction through the city, knocking down street signs and shearing off fire hydrants while going through town. Around 9:20 pm last night, a person living in the 500 block of North 9th Avenue reported that the truck and trailer […]

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Truck Carnage

Kelso Police are working to find a semi tractor and trailer that left a trail of destruction through the city, knocking down street signs and shearing off fire hydrants while going through town. Around 9:20 pm last night, a person living in the 500 block of North 9th Avenue reported that the truck and trailer […]

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Chase Arrest

Victor Howard Bliss, Jr., 25, of Longview is under arrest after he was allegedly involved in a car chase that ended with a crash that injured himself and two other men early this morning. State Troopers say that this took place on Ocean Beach Highway westbound, in the area of 15th Avenue at about 12:30 […]

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Chase Arrest

Victor Howard Bliss, Jr., 25, of Longview is under arrest after he was allegedly involved in a car chase that ended with a crash that injured himself and two other men early this morning. State Troopers say that this took place on Ocean Beach Highway westbound, in the area of 15th Avenue at about 12:30 […]

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