SR 503 Wreck

Semara Williams, 24, of Vancouver was cited for driving with her wheels off of the roadway after a one-car crash that took place yesterday afternoon on SR 503, about four miles east of Woodland. Around 4:30 pm, Williams apparently failed to make a curve, went off the highway and crashed into a tree. Williams was […]

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Sex Charges

One of the men involved in last October’s kidnapping and torture of a woman near Woodland is now in the Cowlitz County Jail, awaiting prosecution on several felony counts. It’s alleged that Brandt Lyle Jensen, 41, of Battle Ground and Donald McElfish, 62, of Woodland had kidnapped the woman, stripped her naked, bound her and […]

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Unstable Woman

A 35 year-old woman is now undergoing mental health treatment at St. John Medical Center, after a neighbor reported that she was sitting naked on her porch, and had set a fire in her apartment. The naked woman also said that there was a “bomb” in the apartment. The neighbor reports that the woman has […]

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Vandalism Spree

David Andrew James, 18, of Longview, Dylan Andrew Groves, 18, of Kelso and a 17 year-old boy from Kelso are under arrest on felony vandalism charges, after the trio was reported to have been involved in a vandalism spree in Kelso. They were arrested early Saturday morning, and then supposedly admitted to vandalizing more than […]

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Rate Hearing

The public hearing on the proposed five-dollar hike in power rates should be wrapped up today, at this afternoon’s regular meeting of the Cowlitz PUD Commission. The rate hike comes as a result of the recommendation of the Electric Rates Advisory Committee, as part of the push to equalize the rate structure across all classes […]

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KLOG Tuesday Sports

The Texas Rangers downed the Seattle Mariners 8-3 last night. The highlight for the M’s was Kyle Seager’s 20th homer. The teams play again tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Seahawks have six more roster cuts to make today after a round of cuts yesterday. Promising rookie defensive lineman Jesse Williams will miss the season after being […]

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Shelton Retires

Lois Shelton plans to step down at the end of this week, after 28 years of work at the Help Food Warehouse in Longview. Today’s Daily News has the full story on Shelton’s career at Lower Columbia CAP, but she’s not going completely away. It’s reported that Shelton has already signed on as a volunteer […]

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Kalama Collision

Jason John Richards, 29, of Blythe, California is under arrest on a DUI charge, after a crash that took place last night in downtown Kalama. Around 11:45 pm, it was reported that a car had crashed into a building in the 100 block of North 1st in Kalama, and that the driver had run into […]

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Motorcycle Crash

A citation for excessive speed is being presented to Placido Figueroa-Godinez, 37, of Lynnwood, after the motorcycle he was riding crashed into another bike yesterday afternoon on the Spirit Lake Memorial Highway. Around 1:30 pm, Figueroa-Godinez and Manuel Castro, 22, of Tacoma were westbound, with Castro in the lead. As Castro attempted to turn onto […]

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Stolen Car Arson

Longview Police are looking into a stolen car incident from last night, where the stolen vehicle was apparently taken to Gerhart Gardens Park, then was set on fire. Drivers on Tennant Way reported seeing a fire near the playground in the park at about 11:40 last night; officers arrived and found a fully-involved car fire. […]

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