Hamm Testifies

A bereaved father from Kelso was in a San Bernardino courtroom yesterday, testifying in the sentencing phase of the murder and mayhem trial of John Wayne Thomson. Last week, Thomson was found guilty of murder, torture, aggravated mayhem and other felonies in connection with the August, 2006 killing of Charles Hedlund of Beaumont, California; he’s […]

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Internet Rape

A 47 year-old man from Lakewood is under arrest, picked up after he allegedly had sex with a 13 year-old Kelso girl that he met on-line while he was deployed in Afghanistan. Glen Winans was arrested this past Saturday, after he and the girl had gone to a restaurant for breakfast after their sexual encounter. […]

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E-Mail Scam

Cowlitz County Treasurer Kathy Hanks is out with an alert, saying that someone is trying to scam local residents through e-mail. Hanks says that several reports have come in, reporting that false e-mails are being circulated to local residents, asking for payment of “past due” Cowlitz County property tax bills. Hanks says that the e-mails […]

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JHB Challenged

Following her statement and subsequent vote regarding the government shutdown, it appears that the Tea Party is taking aim at Third District Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, announcing that Michael Delavar will be running against her in next year’s primary election. Michael Delavar has announced his plans to run for Beutler’s seat, criticizing her support for […]

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Coho Meeting

Fishery managers from Washington and Oregon are gathering today in Cathlamet, meeting with recreational and commercial fishing advisory groups to go over the results of a new scientific assessment of harvest options for lower Columbia River coho salmon. Today’s meeting runs from 3 to 5 pm today in the Cathlamet Fire Hall. This new assessment […]

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Halloween Parties

There are several Halloween parties going on around the area today. Over at the Kelso Senior Center, they’re having a Halloween Bingo Party. The party starts with lunch and treats at noon, followed by bingo from 1 to 3 pm. They’ll have prizes for the best costumes, prizes for all of the bingo games, and […]

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KLOG Tuesday Sports

The Seahawks came up with a goal line stand in the final seconds to preserve a 14-9 win over the Rams in St. Louis. The Hawks offense struggled mightily, but Russell Wilson was able to throw two TD passes. The Seattle defense held the Rams out of the end zone. The Hawks are now 7-1 […]

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Kalama Chase

Robert Tuttle, 31, of Battle Ground is in the Cowlitz County Jail after an incident that took place at a home in the 3400 block of Old Pacific Highway South, between Kelso and Kalama. Around 8:20 yesterday morning, the resident of the home called 911, saying that he had interrupted a burglary. The homeowner had […]

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Shots Fired

Longview Police are looking into a “shots fired” incident reported yesterday evening in the 400 block of 16th Avenue. Several reports of illegal discharges of firearms had come into LPD early Sunday morning, but no evidence of any shootings had been discovered until about 6:45 pm yesterday. Officers say that three empty shell casings were […]

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Gun Arrest

Mark Garrett Hector, 25, of Kalama is under arrest on several felony counts, after he allegedly brought a pistol to a party in Kelso, and then pointed a laser sight at several people who were at that party. Kelso Police say that there were some problems at a party in the 200 block of Crawford […]

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