ACA Influx

As the provisions of the Affordable Health Care Act start to fully kick in, officials with St. John Medical Center in Longview say that they’re preparing for an influx of new patients on January 1. Randy Querin with PeaceHealth St. John says that they have prepared a new website to help patients and families figure […]

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Four Corners Theft

Charges of second-degree burglary and third-degree theft are being filed against Talmage Cecil Ferguson, 25, of Longview, after he was identified as the person who broke into the Four Corners Farm and Garden store back on December 22nd. Castle Rock Police say that someone broke into the building early on the morning of the 22nd, […]

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Safeway Shoplift

Jacob Glen Allen Dills, 20, of Longview is under arrest after a shoplifting incident reported last night at the Ocean Beach Highway Safeway store. Around 8:30 pm, store security reported that Dills had been caught trying to steal a number of items, including two bottles of liquor. Longview Police arrived on the scene, also finding […]

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Hidden Creek Prowls

Property managers at the Hidden Creek Apartment complex on Finch Drive in West Longview report that several cars were prowled. They called Longview Police around 9:30 yesterday morning, saying that several vehicles had been illegally entered. They didn’t elaborate on what was missing or might have been taken. No suspects have been identified.

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Bond Rating

Standard and Poor is maintaining the City of Kelso’s bond rating at “AA-” on their 2010 A and B Water and Sewer Revenue bonds. The city also reports that Standard and Poor puts the city’s general outlook as “stable.” They say that the rating is based on Kelso’s very strong annual debt service coverage, very […]

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Clam Dig

You can take a break from Bowl Week by heading out to the coast and digging some tasty razor clams. A week-long dig opened yesterday and runs through next Sunday. Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Mocrocks and Copalis are all open for digging on the evening tides tonight and tomorrow night. Copalis closes Wednesday, Thursday and […]

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Day Camp

There are still four days of the YMCA Winter Break Day Camp available. The Winter Break Day Camp will run today, tomorrow, Thursday and Friday, with dropoff at the facility on 15th Avenue from 7:30 to 8:45 each day. The Day Camp is open to kids from ages 6 to 14, and will include a […]

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Motel Death

Longview Police are looking into the death of a man, found yesterday afternoon in one of the rooms at the Economy Inn Motel on Hemlock Street. Motel staff called 911 at about 5:15 yesterday afternoon, reporting that a 65 year-old man had been found deceased in his room. At that time, the staff was speculating […]

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Shots Fired

Officers responded to the 300 block of 22nd Avenue last night, after a man called 911, saying that he thought someone had shot at him. The man called a few minutes after 11 pm, reporting that he thought someone fired several rounds in his direction. The man says that he saw a muzzle flash, and […]

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Hidden Needles

Instead of being able to bask in the afterglow of Christmas, a 16 year-old boy from Toutle faces medical tests and possible preventative treatment, after being stuck by a hypodermic needle that had been stashed in the pocket of a sweatshirt that he’d been given as a present. Today’s Daily News reports on the incident, […]

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