Council Workshop

The Longview City Council has three topics on the agenda for this evening’s 6 pm workshop, starting with a presentation from Beckwith Consulting on the Master Wayfinding Sign project. This will be very similar to the presentation made to the Kelso City Council on Tuesday, rolling out draft designs and locations for gateway, wayfinding, trail […]

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WDFW Awards

A local group that has been organizing river bank cleanup efforts all around the region is being recognized by Washington Fish and Wildlife. RiverJunky has only been in existence since last year, but WDFW says that the group has already had a big impact, organizing huge cleanup efforts along local rivers and streams. RiverJunky is […]

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Fire Mountain Grill Moves

A few weeks after the facility at Hoffstadt Bluffs was sold by the county, Mike Casetta has moved the Fire Mountain Grill a few miles down the Spirit Lake Memorial Highway, taking over ownership of another landmark on the road to Mount St. Helens. Casetta is announcing the re-opening of the Fire Mountain Grill in […]

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LEO Vigil

As National Police Week continues, you can help to commemorate those who have given their all as law enforcement officers, at the 7th annual Law Enforcement Candlelight Vigil, being put on by the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office. This year, the vigil is being held at Riverside Park in Lexington, at the covered area in the […]

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Hemlock Robbery

Longview Police are still working to find the man who robbed the Hemlock Store at gunpoint last night. Workers at the store called 911 at about 9:45 pm, saying that a man wearing a bandanna over his face had just robbed the store. They say that the man came into the store, pulled out a […]

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School Lockdown

John Michael Goulding-Booth, 36, is under arrest on charges of disorderly conduct and drug possession, after he allegedly entered the day care in a church at 38th and Ocean Beach Highway, then made some ominous comments to staff. Goulding-Booth reportedly showed up at the Faith Family Christian Center Daycare at about 9:30 yesterday morning, saying […]

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Rosetti Residency

Longview School Board member JD Rosetti says that he would like to serve out the rest of his term on that panel, but some information that recently surfaced may prevent that from happening. A story published this past Monday in the Chinook Observer claims that Rosetti doesn’t live inside the limits of the Longview School […]

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Filing Update

Checking over the filings on day two of Candidate Filing Week in 2017, we find that there’s a challenger for the Longview City Council seat that’s currently held by Chet Makinster. Dianne Quast is filing for Position 6 on the Longview City Council, while a third contender is now on the ballot for the Longview […]

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Wayfinding Signs

We got our first look at what new wayfinding signs in Kelso and Longview might look like, as both cities continues on with the project to improve signage inside the city limits. Tom Beckwith with the Beckwith Consulting Group made last night’s presentation, where he says that the signs are important to people from outside […]

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Coffee with a Cop

If you missed out on the “Coffee with a Cop” event that got stormed out on December 15th, this morning is your chance to take care of that. Longview Police are hosting “Coffee with a Cop” events this morning between 8 and 9 am. You’re invited to come and have a cup of Joe with […]

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