North Pacific Fire

A five-unit apartment building at 405 North Pacific Avenue in Kelso is being red-tagged by the City of Kelso after a fire that took place yesterday morning. Crews from Cowlitz 2 Fire and Rescue were called to the building at about 12:30 yesterday afternoon, when smoke and flames were seen coming from the building. Quick […]

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Downtown Stabbing

Bail has been set at $200,000 for Ramon Luis Duran, 29, of Longview, as he’s being held in connection with a stabbing that took place Sunday in downtown Kelso. At about noon on Sunday, Juan Rodriguez, 36, called in on the phone outside of the Kelso Police Department, reporting that he had been stabbed in […]

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Winco Purse Snatch

Longview Police are looking for the man who snatched a purse from a shopping cart in the parking lot of Winco Foods. The theft was reported around 11:30 yesterday morning, as the 70 year-old victim was loading groceries into her car. Witnesses say that the suspect rode by on a chrome BMX-style bike, grabbed the […]

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KLOG Tuesday Sports

The Oregon Ducks beat the Texas Longhorns 30-7 in the Alamo Bowl. Marcus Mariota had 386 total yards, leading the Ducks to a fourth straight season with 11 wins…..The Portland Trail Blazers have lost two straight games for the first time this season. The New Orleans Pelicans beat Portland 110-108 last night. The Blazers play […]

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14th and Douglas 2-Car

Two people are recovering from minor injuries received in a two-car crash reported yesterday morning at 14th and Douglas in Longview. The collision took place at about 10:20 yesterday morning, as a small bus from the Koelsch Senior Communities was turning left from Douglas to 14th. Witnesses say that a purple pickup ran the red […]

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Warrant Arrest

Longview Police called in the Portland Police Bomb Squad to deal with items found in a car driven by William Streeter Hampton Sherrett, 27, of Longview, as he was being arrested by the Department of Corrections. DOC officers reported making contact with Sherrett around 7:30 yesterday morning, as he was driving near 18th and Beech. […]

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Freeway Injury

John Church, 38, of Longview is at Centralia Providence Hospital, after being hit by a van Saturday afternoon on I-5 near Vader. The State Patrol says that the incident happened a few minutes after 7 am on Saturday, near milepost 58 southbound. Church apparently entered the freeway from the center median, as Timothy Venvleck, 31, […]

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Audit Findings

The Washington State Auditor’s Office is calling out Cowlitz County, reporting that the county “did not spend restricted funds appropriately” after the state conducted its latest review. The Auditor’s Office announced its findings yesterday, following up on a 2011 report that said that the county improperly spent more than $232,000 in Building and Planning revenues […]

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NYE Stuff

There are a number of New Year’s Eve events going on around the area tonight. The Cowlitz Valley VFW is hosting a Bingo Party, looking to raise money to support the VFW Service Center and its assistance of local veterans. The Bingo Party starts at 6 pm, with 22 regular games and nine blackout games. […]

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KLOG Monday Sports

The Seahawks wrapped up the NFC West title and the top seed in the NFC playoffs with a 27-9 win over the St. Louis Rams. The Hawks get the bye in the first round of the playoffs this weekend…..The Oregon Ducks take on Texas in the Alamo Bowl today, KLOG 3:30 pm…..The UW Huskies beat […]

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