Fern Hill Fire

The Red Cross is assisting three women and two children that had their home destroyed by fire yesterday morning on Fern Hill Road near Rainier. The fire was reported at a mobile home park outside of Rainier at about 7:45 yesterday morning. The women and the children were all able to escape safely, but the […]

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Cougar Hunt Closure

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is announcing that several portions of the state will close to cougar hunting at the end of the year, including a portion of southeastern Cowlitz County. Eight of the 49 cougar hunt areas in the state will close at dusk on the 31st of this month, including Game […]

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Foundation Call

Saying that they want to give people every chance to allow donations before the end of the year, the PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center Foundation says that they will have staff available “until the stroke of midnight if needed” to accept end-of-year donations. Foundation President Cathy Barr says that past experience shows them that New […]

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New Volcano Photos

It’s more than 30 years since the death of the man that took them, but a research project has turned up some never-before-seen pre-eruption photos of Mt. St. Helens, taken by Vancouver Columbian photographer Reid Blackburn. The Columbian reports that an undeveloped roll of film from Blackburn was discovered after a photo editor working on […]

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KLOG Friday Sports

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 32 points to lead the Trail Blazers to a 116-112 OT win over the L.A. Clippers. Portland has won seven of their last eight games but have a huge test tomorrow night at home against Miami, 6:05 pm on 101.5 FM The Wave…..The LCC women’s basketball team is hosting a tournament at […]

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Winning Xmas Song

Jason Radcliffe, 43, of Kelso is getting some major props, after a song that he wrote some 15 years ago has been named as the winner of the 2013 Holiday Song Contest put on by the Radio Airplay Blog. Radcliffe’s “Christmas After All” was chosen out of about a thousand submissions to the contest; Radcliffe […]

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Weekend Events-12/27-29/13

Sorry about the slim pickings on this final weekend of the year: Friday: The Stageworks Northwest production of “A Tuna Christmas,” wraps up this weekend at the Longview Theatre, on Commerce Avenue in downtown Longview. Curtain is 7:30 pm Friday and Saturday, along with a 2 pm Sunday matinee.

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KLOG Thursday Sports

The Portland Trail Blazers host the Los Angeles Clippers tonight, KLOG 6:35 pm. The Blazers have been off since Saturday, while the Clippers lost to the Warriors 105-103 last night…..Hawaii downed Oregon State 79-73 in the 5th place game at the Diamond Head Classic…..The LCC women’s basketball team will use the Centralia College Gym to […]

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Dense Fog Alert

Be ready for the possibility of some extremely dense fog on area roadways this morning. The Weather Service says that fog is widespread through the Lower Columbia River region, also extending into Clark County, the Portland-Vancouver area, and down through the Willamette Valley. They also say that there could be some freezing fog in some […]

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Christmas Outages

About 1,100 Cowlitz PUD customers lost power yesterday at some point, with brief outages reported in Longview and Woodland. The first outage was reported around 11:20 am yesterday, affecting 553 customers on both sides of Lake Sacajawea. Power was out for about 90 minutes, and was eventually traced to a bird that had contacted two […]

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