No Dog Yet

Kimberly Marie Vasquez has spent two weeks in jail, but there’s still no sign of the pit bull that she’s being required to give up for destruction. Today’s Daily News has the latest in this case; Vasquez is the owner of “Lexi,” a pit bull that attacked and seriously injured a five year-old boy in […]

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Clatsop County Scam

The Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office is out with an alert, saying that local citizens have been getting phone calls from someone who is falsely claiming to be connected to the department. Several citizens say that they’re getting phone calls from someone saying that they are “Major Tom Wilson” with the Sheriff’s Office, telling the citizens […]

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Reward Boosted

Oregon State Police report that the reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in the illegal killing of an elk near Knappa is being increased. The Oregon Hunters Association is providing $500 in connection with the case, along with an additional $5,000 provided by The Humane Society of the United States and […]

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West Main Update

Work continues on the West Main Street Realignment Project, with 1st Avenue now torn up between West Main and Washington Street, and work along Catlin Street up to 4th Avenue. Traffic on 1st Avenue remains restricted to one lane in each direction, with signs, cones and flaggers helping to direct vehicles through the work area. […]

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Stageworks Auditions

Auditions for another Stageworks Northwest production will be held this evening. Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons” is scheduled for performances in February and early March. Directors Bethany Pithan and Katherine Jansen are looking for one young boy between the ages of eight and ten, along with nine adults between the ages of 18 and 70. […]

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Economic Summit

Regional Economist Scott Bailey with the Employment Security Department says that he wanted to be optimistic at last night’s Cowlitz County Economic Summit, but he says that the numbers just don’t allow him that luxury. Bailey says that he doesn’t see many jobs coming back to Cowlitz County any time soon, and he also says […]

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Potts Retrial

Just at it’s getting under way, the drug distribution trial of Longview car dealer Sidney Potts could be screeching to a halt. Today’s Daily News reports that Potts is claiming that his attorney has a “conflict of interest,” and is unable to fully represent him. Potts interrupted yesterday’s court proceeding to state his concerns, saying […]

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Rainier Recall

One week from today, recall election ballots will be going out to Rainier residents, asking them if they think Judith Taylor should remain on the City Council. This is all due to a dispute in management of the Rainier Senior Center, a controversy that Taylor has been right in the middle of. Senior Center Board […]

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HD Theft

Shyann Marie Gallimore, 18, of Longview is under arrest, accused of stealing money from her employer. Managers at Home Depot called Longview Police at about 1 pm yesterday afternoon, saying that they had been investigating some ongoing employee theft. Loss Prevention specialists were ready to conclude that investigation, claiming that Gallimore had admitted to stealing […]

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CHHH Staff Changes

Promotions and new hires are being announced at Community Home Health and Hospice. Tashina Wilcox is being promoted to the position of Clinical Coordinator at the Vancouver office, while Danielle Cooper is being named as the Home Health Administrative Support and Scheduling Supervisor for the offices in Longview and Vancouver. Tammy Jones is being promoted […]

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