Democratic Women

Two Longview School Board candidates will be the featured speakers at this month’s meeting o fthe Cowlitz County Democratic Women. C. J. Nickerson is running for the seat now held by Jerry Stinger, while J. D. Rosetti is going after the position now held by James Campbell. Nickerson is retired after spending 14 years in […]

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KLOG Wednesday Sports

The Oregon Ducks avoided the hammer today. The NCAA has taken away a scholarship and placed the Ducks football program on probation for three years for recruiting violations under former coach Chip Kelly. Oregon avoided a bowl ban and other serious sanctions…..Starling Marte hit two of the Pirates fiver homers in a 9-4 win over […]

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May Unemployment

Unemployment in Cowlitz County bumped back up in May, rising to 10.2 percent, up from April’s rate of 9.8 percent. Scott Bailey from Employment Security says that nonfarm employment dropped by 100 jobs in the month of May, compared to a rise of 400 jobs in May of last year. Bailey says that Cowlitz County […]

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Longview School Budget

They’re still not sure exactly what the Legislature is going to do, but it looks like the Longview School District will be able to balance the upcoming school year’s budget without having to make any layoffs or significant cuts. In fact, the district is planning to restore several positions, and has plans to start all-day […]

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Kuebel Passes

Word is coming out of Olympia that a long-time administrator at Lower Columbia College died suddenly over the weekend. It’s being reported that former Vice-President of Administrative Services Hilmar Kuebel died Sunday at St. Peter’s Hospital in Olympia, after having suffered a ruptured cerebral aneurysm. Kuebel worked at LCC for more than 17 years; his […]

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Bottle Attack

Woodland Police are working to find a woman in connection with a serious domestic violence incident reported last night, where it was reported that she had used a bottle to hit a man in the head. Officers were called to the fire station in Woodland at about 10:30 last night, after a 30 year-old man […]

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Sex Arrest

A man wanted in Washington County on multiple counts of sexual assault is now in the Cowlitz County Jail, picked up yesterday afternoon at an RV park east of Woodland. Just before 1 pm, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office put out an “attempt to locate” on Orlando William Gentilini, 26. They say that he’s wanted […]

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Sailboat Search

Law enforcement agencies on both sides of the Columbia River from Kalama to Astoria are being asked to keep an eye out for debris or bodies that might be connected to a capsized sailboat found floating down the Columbia River yesterday afternoon. Shortly after 2 pm yesterday, a boating merchant at the Port of Astoria […]

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New AED

The Spencer’s HeartStrong Foundation is continuing its work, kicking off a new program called Cowlitz County Heart Smart. Working with LifeWorks and the Family House Academy, Spencer’s HeartStrong Foundation is now working to place one new Automated External Defibrillator each month at locations all around the county. Yesterday, a brand-new AED was placed with the […]

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Summer Reading Program

The Summer Reading Program for kids all across Cowlitz County kicks off today, starting with a teen event at the Longview Public Library. Al middle and high school students from around the area are invited to the Longview Library for pizza and a “Toxic Underground” concert, starting at 6 pm. Tomorrow at 3 pm, “Dig […]

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