Scam Alert

A Longview woman is trying to raise some awareness after she reported getting a scam call at her apartment. The woman contacted Longview Police at about 9:30 yesterday morning, saying that she received a call from a woman who claimed to be from the U. S. government. The caller told the woman that she was […]

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December Jobless Stats

Cowlitz County’s unemployment situation continues to plod along, but state officials say that there could be a glimmer of hope down the line. The Employment Security Department reports that the December jobless rate in Cowlitz County was little-changed from November, ticking up slightly from 9 percent to 9.2 percent. Regional Economist Scott Bailey says that […]

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Deputy and Trooper of the Year

20-year Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office veteran Todd McDaniel is being honored by the Longview American Legion Post as the Deputy of the Year, presented with a plaque at yesterday morning’s Cowlitz County Commission meeting. McDaniel started his career in law enforcement with the Winlock Police Department back in 1992, moving to the Sheriff’s Office in […]

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CHHH Grant

The Kelso Eagles Auxiliary is helping out Community Home Health and Hospice, donating $1,000 to the organization for new medical equipment. The donation from the group’s Hands of Many Eagles Charity Fund; the proceeds will be dedicated to purchasing new pediatric and adult-sized blood pressure kits. Officials with Community Home Health and Hospice says that […]

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Best App

Students at St. Helens Middle School in Oregon are being honored with a “Best in State” for a computer app that they developed. The five-member team in an eighth-grade technology class received the award in connection with the Verizon Innovative App Challenge, and is intended to help users learn more about the Periodic Table of […]

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Civil War Food Drive

There’s another competition on the line as we head toward the upcoming Civil War basketball game between Mark Morris and R. A. Long High Schools, as the students at each school are now involved in a food drive. The Civil War Food Drive will start on Saturday, the 1st and will run through Friday, the […]

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KLOG Wednesday Sports

Marshawn Lynch continues to garner attention for his lack of comments leading up to the Super Bowl. He admitted to reporters today that the only reason he showed up to a press conference today was to avoid a fine…..Former Blazers Zach Randolph had 23 points to lead Memphis to a 98-81 victory over Portland. The […]

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Woodland Car Chase

Brenten Kenneth Hoesch, 28, of Ridgefield is in the Cowlitz County Jail after a high-speed car chase that went along the Lewis River Highway late last night. Sheriff’s Deputies say this got started, when a car was seen speeding in the area of Niemi Road. It’s reported that the driver was doing about 60 miles […]

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Interview and Isolation Policies

The Kelso School District is updating a couple of policies involving students, one dealing with Interviews and Interrogation of Students on School Premises, the other dealing with Isolation and Restraint of Students with Individual Education Programs and Section 504 Plans. Superintendent Rob MacGregor says that they’re trying to comply with state law, while also protecting […]

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Longview School Board Action

As the process for finding a new Longview School Superintendent continues, the district is looking for individuals to serve on an advisory panel to assist in that search. At last night’s meeting, the School Board approved the formation of the panel, which will interview semi-finalists for the position on April 21st and 23rd. Later this […]

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