Hunting Death

Details are now starting to come out about the death of Jeff Cooper, 59, of Toutle, who was shot and killed while bear hunting in British Columbia. Family members are being quoted as saying that Cooper was killed Monday in an area about 60 miles south of the town of Houston, BC, as he and […]

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Cispus Recovery

Lewis County Sheriff Steve Mansfield says that it’s a waiting game in the effort to locate and recover the body of five year-old Drake Ostenson of Tacoma, as water levels in the Cispus River need to drop. Mansfield says that they think they have located the body, hung up in a log jam about a […]

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Church Burglary

Longview Police are still working to identify the suspects involved in a burglary reported yesterday morning at the Highlands Baptist Church. Workers at the church called LPD at about 8:20 yesterday morning, reporting that several items had been stolen. Officers say that it looks like someone forced open a window on the north side of […]

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Fishing Bill

Third District Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler reports that a bipartisan bill intended to help Pacific Northwest fishermen is through the House Natural Resources Committee, and is on its way to the House floor. Beutler says that the Revitalizing the Economy of Fisheries in the Pacific Act would provide relief to commercial anglers in Washington, Oregon […]

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Climber’s Bivouac Opens

The road to the Climber’s Bivouac on Mount St. Helens is now open, and will remain open for the rest of the 2014 climbing season. The Forest Service announced the opening of Forest Road 81-830 yesterday, meaning that the primary trailhead for Mount St. Helens is now available. Forest Service officials say that you will […]

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A Day of Kindness

Businesses and volunteers in Kelso are gearing up for Sunday’s second annual “Day of Kindness,” which is coming up on Sunday, June first. Bill Ammons with the Pacific Barber Shop is helping to spearhead the event, which is says is getting statewide recognition. Governor Jay Inslee is declaring June 1 as “A Day of Kindness,” […]

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Weekend Events–5/30-6/1-14

Friday: The Kelso High School Drama Club is presenting a hilarious musical called “Wagon Wheels West,” running this weekend and next weekend. Showtimes in the KHS Auditorium are 7 pm on Saturday, along with a 2 pm Sunday matinees. Performances are also planned for next Friday and Saturday night. On the LCC Center Stage at […]

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Friday KLOG Sports

Mariah Horton of Kelso won the state 3A javelin title, tossing the spear 133’2”. Kortney Crawford also finished 14th, with a throw of 109’4”. The KHS 4×400 relay advanced out of the prelims with an 8th-place finish…..At the 2A, Aaron Brumbaugh of MM finished 5th in the 1600, while Brandon Ziegler of RAL placed 6th […]

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BC Death

The investigation is continuing into the shooting death of a man in British Columbia, who apparently is a Cowlitz County resident. The Houston, BC, detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police reports that a 59 year-old Washington state resident was killed on Monday, while bear hunting with guides in an area about 60 miles south […]

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Theft Arrests

A citizen’s tip reportedly led to the recovery of more than $30,000 worth of stolen property, along with a BMW. The Sheriff’s Office got the initial theft report on Monday, when a home in the 2200 block of Hazel Dell Road was burglarized. The residents reported that a 2004 BMW sedan was stolen, along with […]

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