Kelso Stabbing

Kelso Police are working to find the suspect in a stabbing that took place early this morning. At about 3:50 am, a 911 call came in from a home in the 1100 block of South 6th, where it was reported that a man had been stabbed in the head. They say that the victim was […]

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Castle Rock Fires

Two homes in Castle Rock were severely damaged by fire yesterday, and six pets died in one of those fires. The first fire was reported just after 9 am, reported at 124 Cedar Street in Castle Rock. Four people that were in the house were able to safely evacuate after the fire was reported. Cowlitz […]

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Shooting Arrests

Longview Police now say that three people are being charged in connection with a shooting that took place in January. This incident took place on January 11th in the 1000 block of Seventh Avenue, a “shots fired” report from an apartment. When officers arrived, no one was in the apartment, but they found what’s believed […]

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Still Loose

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is still working to find Gregory Reynolds, 37, of Vernonia, the man who’s suspected in a shooting that took place on the 18th at a home on Kirk Road. Lewis Cochran, 45, of Vernonia was wounded in that shooting; he has been released from the hospital and continues his recovery. […]

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Bette Snyder Obit

Family members are now reporting that the widow of former State Senator Sid Snyder has passed away. The daughter of Bette Snyder reports that she died yesterday morning at her home on the Long Beach peninsula. Snyder had been married to Sid Snyder for 61 years when the long-time legislative fixture died in 2012. Memorial […]

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Ship Sanctions

The Coast Guard says that two ships that are currently in local waters are being detained for safety violations. The 590-foot bulk carrier “Atlantic Ruby” is being detained in Portland, after an inspection showed that the fixed fire system aboard the ship was improperly serviced, with time delays for the system left disconnected. Those delays […]

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LPD Prioritizes

Saying that the department simply cannot respond to the work load, Longview Police are announcing a change in dealing with low-priority calls, saying that they will no longer respond to calls that can be handled through on-line reporting. In a workshop held last night with the Longview City Council, Police Chief Jim Duscha and Captain […]

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WDFW News

The initial fishing seasons for Columbia River Spring Chinook are now set, jointly announced yesterday by Washington Fish and Wildlife and Oregon Fish and Wildlife. The initial catch guidelines set a quota of 6,905 upriver Spring Chinook below Bonneville Dam, available to catch before April 6th. The early season will then close until mid-May, while […]

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Weekend Events–2/24-26/17

Friday: There’s a program on how to prune your fruit trees and rose bushes being offered on Friday at the Catlin Grange in Kelso, starting at 7:30 pm. Pete Harrington will be demonstrating the proper techniques, starting at 7:30 pm. This is free to attend, and door prizes will be given out. The Catlin Grange […]

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NORPAC Fire

Frew crews responded to the Weyerhaeuser mill site this morning, after a fire was reported in the compressor room at NORPAC. This incident was reported at about 7:40 am; we don’t have any word yet on the cause or size of the fire, or the extent of damage, but the fire was knocked down in […]

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