Ship Fall

An investigation is getting under way after a fall was reported last night at the Weyerhaeuser Log Dock. Along with Longview Fire crews, the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office was called down to the dock at about 6:50 pm, when it was reported that a man had fallen off of the log carrier “Westwood Columbia.” The […]

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CRES Lockdown

Castle Rock School District officials plan to meet with an “unruly parent” that caused a full lockdown of the Elementary School yesterday morning. Castle Rock Police went to the school around 8:10 yesterday morning, as the lockdown was put in place. Officers met with the Principal, who says that a mother with “anxiety issues” refused […]

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Murder Trial Starts

The trial of a man accused of shooting and killing his uncle back in 2012 is scheduled to get under way today. The Daily News says that Scott Wesley Humphreys, 49, of Longview is charged with second-degree murder in the death of David “Lonny” Peterson, 62, on December 21st of 2012. The shooting took place […]

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Port Westward Rezone

As soon as the Columbia County Commissioners announced their vote to rezone 837 acres of farmland at Port Westward near Clatskanie, a local farmer and an environmental group announced their plans to challenge that action. Last night, the Commissioners voted unanimously to change the zoning on 837 acres of land adjacent to the current industrial […]

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WPD Open House

Woodland-area residents can meet the finalists for the Woodland Police Chief position at an open house that’s planned for this evening, including one man who is apparently looking for a return to Cowlitz County. Vern Thompson was with the Kelso Police Department, rising to the rank of Captain before taking a job as the Chief […]

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KLOG Thursday Sports

Seahawks CB Richard Sherman stood by earlier comments that Peyton Manning is one of the best ever QB’s, but he throws “ducks”. Today, Manning agreed, stating he throws “touchdown ducks”. The interplay was playful as we get closer to Sunday’s Super Bowl…..The LCC basketball teams swept South Puget Sound last night, the Devil women winning […]

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Salmon News

Washington Fish and Wildlife is out with news on fishing in the local area, starting with the seasons for Spring Chinook and White Sturgeon seasons on the Lower Columbia River. The Spring Chinook season starts on March 1st, and is scheduled to run through April 7th. Below Bonneville Dam, anglers will be allowed to keep […]

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LCC News

The Lower Columbia College Fighting Smelt Forensics Team continues to collect accolades, finishing second in the community college division at last weekend’s Pacific University Scheller Invitational speech competition. 28 colleges and universities were involved, coming from Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Holly Lemmons, Marty Kay, Ben Soliem, Ben Vasion, Sarah Paschen and Erin Mastoras all scored […]

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Henderson Garden Opens

A bequest to Community Home Health and Hospice has finally come to pass, as the E. Kenneth Henderson Memorial Garden opens to the public. Officials with Community say that Henderson left the bequest as a gift to benefit other families, so they have created a place for families to visit, enjoy nature and to reminisce […]

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JHB News

Third District Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler is taking a bit softer tone than some of her Republican colleagues in responding to the President’s State of the Union address. In a brief statement issued following the address, Beutler says that she and the President share in the goal of creating better opportunities for Americans that are […]

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