Pail Bomb

No injuries or significant property damage was reported when a homemade explosive device was set off yesterday morning in the 800 block of Burcham in Kelso. Around 9:30 yesterday morning, someone living in the 900 block of North 10th reported hearing a large explosion. Kelso Police checked the area, and found debris from a five-gallon […]

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KLOG Thursday Sports

Kelso’s Blain Gilmore, Logan Davis and Kayli Thompson all made the cut and advanced to today’s final round of the State 3A golf tournament. Tyler Messinger of R.A. Long advanced to the final round of the 2A tourney…..Felix Hernandez missed the shutout and the complete game, but he was dominant in the Mariners 3-1 win […]

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Boy Found

The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office says that the body of a five year-old Tacoma boy may have been found in the Cispus River near Randle, but they haven’t yet been able to recover that body. The Centralia Chronicle says that Drake Ostenson fell into the water over the Memorial Day weekend, as he was riding […]

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Apiary Road Crash

A log truck driver is being cited for failure to stay in his lane after he collided with another truck on Tuesday afternoon, closing Apiary Road near Rainier for more than five hours. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office says that the collision happened when the offending driver reached down to get his lunch; his rig […]

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SR 432/433 Project

If all goes as planned, work on a grade-separated rail and road crossing at Industrial Way and Oregon Way could start as soon as 2017. That’s the latest word from the group that’s working on the SR 432 Rail Realignment and Highway Improvements Project, as they identify the priority projects that the group will now […]

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Rock the Clock

St. Helens High School senior Spencer Foster is taking on the restoration of the historic clock in the Columbia County Courthouse as his senior project, and he’s getting started on the fundraising effort needed to pay for that work. The St. Helens Chronicle reports that about $12,000 is needed to buy bezels, clock faces, hands, […]

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Deputy’s Scholarship

Mark Morris High School senior Branson Myers’ efforts to pursue a degree in Law and Justice at Central Washington University is getting a boost from the Cowlitz County Deputy Sheriff’s Benefit Association, as Myers is named as the recipient of this year’s $1,000 scholarship award. Leaders of the Association say that Myers rose to the […]

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Today’s Events

There are several things going on around the area today, starting with today’s Community Conversation lecture at Lower Columbia College. History instructor Courtney Shah will be today’s lecturer, presenting a talk titled “Gender and the Civil Rights Act.” The free lecture will start at noon in the Wollenberg Auditorium at the Rose Center for the […]

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Weyco Outage

That odor wafting over the Longview area yesterday afternoon is being traced to a power outage at the Longview millsite. Fans and other gas-treatment equipment at the mill went down when the outage hit at about 3:45 yesterday afternoon, allowing materials called “non-condensable gases” to escape into the air. The noxious odors were caused by […]

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Search Continues

The effort to find the body of a five year-old Tacoma boy who was swept away in the Cispus River is continuing. The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office says that the boy fell into the river over the weekend, as his family was at an unimproved campsite about ten miles from Randle. They say he was […]

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