Marijuana Redux

The Longview City Council meets tonight, and on the agenda is a “reconsideration” of their rejection of the ordinance in regard to the zoning for marijuana-related businesses inside the city limits. Two weeks ago, the Council rejected that ordinance on a 4-2 vote, with Mayor Don Jensen declining to cast a vote. Council members Mary […]

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Pallets Stolen

Employees at Grocery Outlet on Ocean Beach Highway report that someone got into a locked storage area, and then they stole a large number of wooden pallets that had been stacked behind the store. The theft was reported yesterday morning, at about 8:20 am. They tell Longview Police that a chain had been cut, and […]

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CEDC Meeting

Vee Godley with Northwest Innovation Works is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at today’s annual meeting of the Cowlitz Economic Development Council. Godley is the President of Northwest Innovation Works, and is scheduled to talk about his company’s exploration of two sites in the local area for development of $1 billion methanol production and […]

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Ridgefield Finalists

The current Executive Director for the Port of Woodland could be getting a new job, as he’s listed as one of the finalists for the Ridgefield City Manager position. Nelson Holmberg is one of three finalists for the post, along with Vancouver Assistant Police Chief Chris Sutter, and current Clark County Commissioner Steve Stuart. These […]

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PUD E-Bills

The Cowlitz PUD is announcing a new way for its customers to pay their bills, rolling out a new “paperless” e-billing option. PUD Customer Service Director Dave Andrew says that “e-Bill” will allow customers quicker access to their bills, along with having the ability to check through their billing history and make payments on-line. Andrew […]

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Inequality for All

A special screening of a film called “Inequality for All” is planned for this evening at the Longview Presbyterian Church. The movie examines the widening gap between rich and poor in the United States, along with the continuing erosion of the American middle class. Former Secretary of Labor and current University of California professor Robert […]

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Community Conversation

LCC Physical Education Instructor Elena Ross is the featured speaker at today’s Community Conversation lecture. The topic of her talk is “Food, Weight and Exercise,” continuing on with this term’s theme of Community Health. The free lecture in the Wollenberg Auditorium starts at noon today, and is open to anyone interested.

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The Tempest

Shakespeare comes to Lower Columbia College, with the opening of the Center Stage production of “The Tempest.” This is a tale of magic and revenge, set on an isolated island in the midst of a storm-tossed sea. This is being presented in the Center Stage Theatre at the Rose Center for the Arts, with curtain […]

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KLOG Thursday Sports

The Trail Blazers had seven players in double figures and 68 points from the bench in a 124-80 blowout over the Brooklyn Nets. Will Barton had 20 points and 11 rebounds. Portland hosts Denver Saturday night…..Spring Training begins for the Mariners today. The M’s are taking on the San Diego Padres in the annual Peoria […]

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15th Avenue Stabbing

Longview Police continue to investigate a stabbing reported yesterday morning in the 1200 block of 15th Avenue. Shortly before 6 yesterday morning, a woman called 911, reporting that two men were pounding on her car, doing some damage. This same woman also claims that these two men had slashed two of her tires on Monday. […]

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