Police Chief Forum

You’re invited to come down and meet the contenders for the Kalama Police Chief position at an Open House that’s being held at the Kalama Community Building. Cory Chase from Washougal, Rafael Herrera of Florida and Jeffrey Young of Arizona are the finalists for the position, and they’ll be available between 5 and 6:30 pm […]

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More Stuff

Get some basic information on running your Android Tablet at a class that’s being offered today at the Longview Public Library. Aaron Dobbins will be teaching the class that will go from 5:30 to 7:30 pm; you can bring your own Android device, or you can borrow one of the limited number of devices that […]

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Derelict Vessel Cleanup

The Coast Guard reports that nearly 3,000 gallons of oily water was removed from one of the derelict vessels that are moored on the Columbia River near Goble, just part of the monitoring and cleanup of the site. Coast Guard officials say that work was done last Friday and Saturday, a preemptive measure that was […]

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Baby Assaulted

Longview Police are looking into a sexual assault reported over the weekend, with the victim reported to be a nine month-old boy. The mother of the infant called 911 at about 5:30 on Saturday, reporting that the assault had taken place at a home in the Highlands area of town. The baby was taken to […]

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Safeway Pharmacy Robbery

Employees at the 15th Avenue Safeway Pharmacy say that two black male suspects vaulted the counter in a robbery that took place last night. This incident was reported to Longview Police at 8:20 last night, saying that the two suspect jumped over the counter and then assaulted the employee behind the counter. The suspects ran […]

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LCC Scam

An alert is going out from Longview Police, after a local businesswoman reported that she was approached with a scam that’s involving the Lower Columbia College Athletic Department. The woman called LPD yesterday afternoon, claiming that she had been victimized as she thought she was helping with a fundraiser for a new “jumbotron” at Myklebust […]

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Kelso Council Preview

The Kelso City Council meets at 6 this evening, where the Beckwith Consulting Group will be making a presentation on a proposed wayfinding sign plan for the city. The Council will issue a proclamation on Police Week, and will also hold a public hearing on the city’s Six-Year Transportation Improvement Plan.

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Shelter Ordinance

A meeting is being set up for the evening of Wednesday, May 24th, where the ad hoc committee that’s been working on a proposed ordinance covering emergency shelters inside the Longview city limits will be rolled out. Under this proposal, emergency shelters would be allowed inside the General Commercial and Office/Commercial districts of the city. […]

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Filing Opens

23 candidates filed for 21 separate offices on the first day of Candidate Filing for 2017, most of them incumbents filing for another term, though we do have some races shaping up already. Two people have already filed for the Longview School Board seat that JD Rosetti is vacating. Current Longview Fire Chief Phil Jurmu […]

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Traffic Impacts

It may still be raining, but the Washington Department of Transportation is gearing up for the summer construction season. WashDOT is sending out an alert about several local projects that could delay your travels to summer recreation. There’s a repaving project planned on Tennant Way, covering seven miles of state highway between Ocean Beach Highway […]

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