Goat Killing Arrest

The Humane Society of Cowlitz County reports that they have identified and questioned a 17 year-old Longview boy in connection with the killing and skinning of a pet goat, an incident that took place last summer on some property on Beacon Hill. Humane Society animal control officers say that a citizen tip led them to […]

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Spice Reaction

Multiple Cowlitz County Sheriff Deputies were called in to help subdue a combative patient reported yesterday morning at an apartment on Yelton Drive in Longview, after the man apparently had a bad reaction to the synthetic marijuana called “Spice.” Other people in the apartment called 911 at about 7:30 yesterday morning, reporting that the man […]

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Crash Sentence

Jonathan K. Reno, 42, of Vancouver is heading to prison for 20 years, after he pleaded guilty to a single count of vehicular homicide in connection with a fatal car crash near Toledo in November of last year. Reno was at the wheel of a car that crashed on the Jackson Highway near Toledo on […]

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Dickerson Letter

Columbia County Sheriff Jeff Dickerson is putting out an open letter to the voters of the county, warning of dire consequences if a jail operations levy isn’t passed in May. The letter was published on the Columbia County Sheriff Facebook page and on their website. In the letter, Dickerson expressed four main “fears” if the […]

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Park Transfer

For the price of a crisp $10 bill, ownership of Willow Grove County Park could be shifting, as the Port of Longview Commission approves a plan to maintain the park through this year, along with an option to purchase the park later this year. At yesterday’s regular meeting, the Port Commissioners approved the plan to […]

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ESD Boss Retires

After 20 years as the Superintendent and Chief Executive Officer for Educational Service District 112, Dr. Twyla Barnes is announcing her retirement, effective September 30th. ESD 112 provides operational assistance and other services to 30 school districts all across southwest Washington. During Barnes’ tenure at ESD 112, the agency has been consistently in the state […]

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School Gardens Start

Spring is the time to get your gardens started, and that schedule is no different for the local schools involved in the Lower Columbia School Gardens program. LCSG Director Ian Thompson published the initial Spring School Garden schedule yesterday, with activities starting on March 10th and running through June 6th. Thompson says that this schedule […]

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KLOG Wednesday Sports

Damian Lillard had 31 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 100-95 victory at Denver last night. The Blazers flew home last night and will have a quick turnaround as they host the well rested Brooklyn Nets tonight, KLOG 6:05 pm…..The Seattle Mariners had an intra-squad game yesterday and the highlight was a […]

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Cascade Way Chase

Christian Scot Foumal, 42, of Longview is facing several felony charges after a car and foot chase that took place yesterday afternoon, starting on West Side Highway, going up the hill to Cascade Way, and then finally ending near John Null Park. Shortly before 5 pm, 911 dispatch reported getting a “pocket dial,” where they […]

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McCaslin Appears

Nichole D. McCaslin, 32, reportedly admitted to “drinking two beers” before being involved in Friday’s fatal multi-car collision on Tennant Way in Longview. Today’s Daily News reports on McCaslin’s first court appearance yesterday on charges of vehicular homicide and vehicular assault. Bail was set at 75 thousand dollars, and she was released from jail after […]

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