Board Preview

The Longview School Board continues its series of study sessions on Long Range Facility Planning for the district, meeting this evening at R. A. Long High School to review and discuss a range of options that are available. The district is now publishing a list of eight options, starting with the “do nothing” option, then […]

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Walmart Theft

James Douglas Owen, 32, of Toledo is in the Cowlitz County Jail, facing several charges after an alleged shoplifting incident that took place last night at the 7th Avenue Walmart store. Around 11 pm, store security called Longview Police, reporting that Owen and an accomplice had filled backpacks with items, and then they threw those […]

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I-5 Crash

The State Patrol says that a Bellevue man will be cited after a car-versus-motorcycle crash that took place yesterday afternoon on I-5 near Lexington Bridge Drive. Around 2:25 pm, Anand Abhishek, 25, of Bellevue northbound, as Halsey Hines, 68, of Chehalis was riding in the left lane. State Troopers say that Abhishek suddenly moved from […]

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Saturday Crash

Lewis Rehak, 65, of Kelso is listed in satisfactory condition at PeaceHealth Southwest Washington Medical Center in Vancouver, after suffering several injuries in Saturday afternoon motorcycle crash on Tennant Way. Around 5:15 Saturday afternoon, Rehak was eastbound on Tennant Way, heading toward Kelso Drive and Old Pacific Highway. State Troopers say that Rehak swerved, and […]

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Sewer Work

If you’re a user of 32nd Avenue at Washington Way, be aware of some sewer work that could cause congestion in that area. Starting this morning, a contractor for the City of Longview is going to start working on a sewer construction project at 32nd and Washington Way, with work expected to go through Friday. […]

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Walmart Theft

James Douglas Owen, 32, of Toledo is in the Cowlitz County Jail, facing several charges after an alleged shoplifting incident that took place last night at the 7th Avenue Walmart store. Around 11 pm, store security called Longview Police, reporting that Owen and an accomplice had filled backpacks with items, and then they threw those […]

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Nutcracker Change

Responding to a number of requests, the 5K Nutcracker Dash adventure race is being moved from August 17th to October 12th. In a letter posted on the race website late last week, organizer Skip Mezger says that there were too many things going on that weekend of the 17th, so they’re moving the race to […]

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Water Study

The Longview City Council is moving ahead with a $29,000 consultant contract, which will take a close look at the city’s water quality and the quality of its distribution system. This came up after more than 200 complaints about hard water, discoloration and staining after the switch to the Mint Farm Water Treatment Plant. However, […]

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Weyco Report

Weyerhaeuser is out with its second-quarter report this morning, and the news is pretty goof for the Federal Way-based timber giant. Net income for the quarter is reported at $196 million, compared to $47 million in the same period last year. Net sales are also up 20 percent, reported at $2.1 billion. The company is […]

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Weyco Fire

It doesn’t appear that any serious damage was done when a fire was reported yesterday afternoon in a warehouse at the Weyerhaeuser millsite in Longview. Around 1:15 yesterday afternoon, Longview Fire crews were called to the warehouse, which also contains the extruder department. Firefighters arrived and found a small fire on the second floor of […]

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