Murder Trial Opens

The second-degree murder trial of Scott Wesley Humphreys, 49, of Longview is now under way. Today’s Daily News reports on the first day of testimony, with prosecutors claiming that an agitated and obsessed Humphreys shot his uncle at point-blank range, while the defense is claiming that Humphreys shot and killed David “Lonny” Peterson, 62, in […]

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ID Thief Booked

Longview Police assisted the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office in locating and arresting a suspected identity thief. Around 12:40 pm, Longview Officers were to a residence in the 2600 block of Ocean Beach Highway, where they picked up Deborah Marie Wisner. She was turned over to Detectives from Lewis County, and then was booked into the […]

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Super Bowl Scanners

Be aware that local law enforcement plans to be out in force Sunday evening, looking for impaired drivers heading home from Super Bowl celebrations. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that Super Bowl Sunday is one of the most dangerous days of the year for drunk drivers; statistics show that 43 percent of traffic […]

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Lottery Thief Pleads

Katrina Bowen, 37, of Winlock is pleading guilty to stealing $178,000 in scratch-off lottery tickets from the convenience store that she was working at in Toledo. The Centralia Chronicle reports that Bowen entered her guilty plea earlier this week in Lewis County Superior Court, admitting that she stole about 500 lottery tickets per day over […]

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Columbia County Stand Down

The Columbia County Community Action Team is putting on a Veterans Stand Down event tomorrow at the Columbia County Fairgrounds in St. Helens. Homeless veterans will be brought in to have access to a variety of support services and basic needs, looking to connect those veterans with the resources they need to start rebuilding their […]

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Weyco Results

Weyerhaeuser reported fourth-quarter and full-year results this morning, and while the company reported a profit, some after-tax charges kept the financial picture being even better. The Federal Way-based timber giant reports full-year earnings of $540 million on net sales of $8.5 billion, compared with net earnings of $385 million on sales of $7.1 billion the […]

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Comedy Night

There’s a Community Comedy Night planned for tomorrow evening at Lower Columbia College. The ASLCC is putting on the show, which will feature Sammy Obeid, a Lebanese-American who has taken his double-major in Business and Math from U-C Berkeley and applied that to his comedy, bringing laughter to crowds across the country. Obeid has worked […]

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Extreme Team Event

The annual Beacon Hill Extreme Team Garage Sale is planned for tomorrow at Beacon Hill Elementary School. The Extreme Team is a group of Beacon Hill students that performs on unicycles, juggling and double-dutch jump-roping at events all around the region, including parades and Blazer basketball games. Donations for the event are being accepted today […]

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KLOG Friday Sports

The Seahawks had all the players participate in practice yesterday as they get ready for Sunday’s Super Bowl game with the Broncos. The player media availabilities have ended and now the focus is on the game itself. GO HAWKS!…..LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard were named reserves for the upcoming NBA All Star Game…..Columbia River defeated […]

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Weekend Events–1/31-2/2/14

Friday: Saturday: Students from Mark Morris and R. A. Long High Schools will be fanning out across the area Saturday morning, as the week-long Civil War Food Drive gets under way. The students are kicking things off with a Walk-n-Knock, with a goal of collecting 100,000 pounds of food and $15,000 in cash donations for […]

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