Gun Ban Lifted

The St. Helens School Board is reversing a previous decision, and will now allow guns to be carried as concealed weapons on school grounds. Back in March, the St. Helens School Board enacted a ban on all guns on school district property, even if someone had a concealed weapons permit. After some turnover on the […]

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Survey Presentation

The Longview School Board meets this evening, with some long-awaited information to be presented at tonight’s meeting. Ben Pantinkin with Patinkin Research Strategies is scheduled to deliver the results of a scientifically-valid phone survey that the district conducted earlier this year, asking residents of the district about their opinion in regard to possible school consolidation. […]

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Jail Delay

The Cowlitz County Corrections Department is announcing the indefinite suspension of inmate visitations, as equipment upgrades are installed at the County Jail. County Corrections officials say that inmate visitations will be suspended indefinitely, starting today. They also say that these upgrades will suspend commissary, phone debits and money additions to inmate accounts. Corrections Director Marin […]

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SKNA Meeting

The second meeting of the South Kelso Neighborhood Association is planned for this evening, starting at 5:30 this afternoon in the Wallace Elementary School Gym. Organizers say that they’re planning to work on establishing the foundations of the organization and will work on identifying community projects. Everyone in South Kelso is invited to attend this […]

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Bids Due

You have only a few more days to get your bid in on the Park Model home that was hand-built by the Kelso High School Geometry and Construction class. The home is complete, with a full bedroom and loft, a full kitchen, bathroom and dining area; it also includes a ductless heat pump and a […]

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Sprout Film Fest

There’s a special film festival planned for today in the local area, with free screenings of films that highlight people with disabilities. The Sprout film Festival is a national film event, showcasing people with disabilities and their lives. The first showing is planned for 1 pm at the Rose Center for the Arts, and then […]

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KLOG Monday Sports

The 6-1 Seattle Seahawks take the national stage tonight as they play the Rams in St. Louis on Monday Night Football…..Also in St. Louis, the World Series continues tonight with game five. The Cardinals and Red Sox are tied 2-2 after Boston won 4-2 last night. Jonny Gomes 6th inning three run homer gave the […]

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Water Update

The Longview City Council is directing city staff to move ahead with several measures intended to help improve water system delivery, as well as starting to compensate citizens for some of the damage that they’ve suffered. Mint Farm Water Treatment Plant project manager Amy Blain says that the system is steadily improving…waterupdate…The City Council is […]

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Weyco Results

Weyerhaeuser is out with third-quarter results today, and the news is pretty good. Weyco “beat the street” this morning, announcing net earnings of $157 million, up from $117 million in the same quarter last year. Net sales were also up 23 percent, coming in at $2.18 billion. Wall Street analysts had been predicting 21 cents […]

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Abduction Investigation

A Castle Rock-area man got a surprise visit from the Sheriff’s Office yesterday afternoon, after someone who supposedly witnessed a crime in Seattle identified the man’s truck as the getaway vehicle. Seattle Police contacted the Sheriff’s Office at about 1:30 pm, saying that a child reported seeing an abduction at an elementary school in Seattle. […]

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