KLOG Wednesday Sports

The Portland Trail Blazers can advance to the next round of the playoffs with a win in game five at Houston tonight, 5:35 pm on FM 101.5 The Wave…..The Mariners beat the Yankees 6-3 last night. Mike Zunino had four hits. The teams play again today in the Bronx, KLOG 3:00 pm…..Kelso defeated Hudson’s Bay […]

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Bat Attack

Kelso Police are still working to find the suspect in an assault reported last night in the 100 block of Florence Avenue, where a man was injured by a baseball bat-wielding attacker. Around 10:45 pm, a woman called 911, reporting that she had been flagged down by the victim. KPD arrived on the scene, along […]

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Houk Arraigned

The Woodland Elementary School Principal who is accused of abusing a special needs third-grader earlier this year is pleading “not guilty” to three counts of fourth-degree assault. Mark Houk was in Cowlitz County District Court yesterday, where he entered the plea in connection with allegations made in March. In paperwork filed yesterday, it’s claimed that […]

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Explosives Destroyed

A barn on some property near Winlock was deliberately burned to the ground yesterday, after the property owner reported finding old and deteriorated explosives in the old building. This took place on a farm in the 100 block of Hart Road, after the property owner reported finding the explosives as he was cleaning out the […]

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Avalanche Danger

As this “mini-heat-wave” comes across the region over the next few days, the Forest Service is issuing an avalanche warning for the Washington Cascades, especially looking at the area near and west of the mountain crests south of White Pass, including Mt. St. Helens. They say that the avalanche danger on the volcano is “very […]

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Columbia County Elections

Ballots go out to voters in Columbia County today, who are being asked to decide on the fate of the Columbia County Jail, along with other measures. Columbia County Sheriff Jeff Dickerson is once again looking for money to operate the jail in St. Helens, reporting that the facility will close on June 30th without […]

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Leachate Line

After coming in with a bid that was considerably lower than the engineer’s estimate for the project, Rotschy, Incorporated of Vancouver will be constructing the 14-mile leachate pipeline from the Headquarters Landfill to the Three Rivers Waste Water Treatment Plant. County Commissioner Jim Misner says that this pipeline is a major component of the conversion […]

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SR 6 Bridge Opens

The Washington Department of Transportation says that the new Willapa River Bridge opens to traffic today, replacing a structure that had been in place since the time that Herbert Hoover had been president. Construction on the bridge started last summer; WashDOT officials say that paving is under way, and the traffic shift onto the new […]

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NW Forensics Conference Championships

The Fighting Smelt of Lower Columbia College weren’t very gracious hosts over this past weekend, as they dominated the Northwest Forensics Conference Speech and Debate Tournament that was held at LCC. The Fighting Smelt finished first overall, ahead of Mount Hood Community College and Clark College. LCC rolled in the public debate category, with Tanner […]

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Chamber Open House

You have a chance to check out the new home of the Kelso-Longview Chamber of Commerce and the new Visitors Center next to I-5 in Kelso at an grand opening and ribbon-cutting that’s planned for today. The new Visitors Center is a joint effort involving the City of Kelso, the Chamber of Commerce and Cowlitz […]

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