Abandoned Stolen

Local law enforcement has a mystery on its hands, as they try to figure out not only what happened when a stolen car crashed and burned near Kalama yesterday afternoon, but also who was inside the car when it crashed. The incident was first reported at about 12:15 yesterday afternoon, when it was reported that […]

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Task Force Action

Eugenio Colon, 40, of Longview is under arrest on drug charges, picked up yesterday afternoon when the Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Narcotics Task Force served a search warrant at the River City RV and Trailer Park on California Way. Task Force agents moved in on the park at about 12:50 yesterday afternoon; they haven’t disclosed what was found, […]

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Cornelius Pass Closed

Correction: Multnomah County 911 was relaying erroneous information this morning, stating that Cornelius Pass Road had re-opened overnight after a tanker rollover and spill at about 11:45 yesterday morning. Mike Pullin with Multnomah County Public Works says that is NOT the case, and that the road will remain closed into the afternoon. He says that […]

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Kelso All-Day K

Kelso School District officials are announcing that all of the elementary schools in the district will be holding all-day kindergarten, starting this fall. They had to wait until after the Legislature adjourned, but then they were able to develop the budget and move forward with making all-day kindergarten available district-wide. This has been a high […]

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Rainier Days

The annual Rainier Days in the Park celebration kicks off today, opening at the Riverside City Park on A Street in downtown Rainier. The carnival and the beer garden both open at 3pm today, while Guy Live will start things off on the live stage, and then the Steve Hale Trio will perform at 6 […]

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Cheese Days

Up in Toledo, the annual Cheese Days Festival gets under way today, starting with the Coloring Contest for local kids, and the 2013 “Toast of the Big Cheeses,” going from 6 to 9 pm at the Morgan Arts Center. There’s a full slate of activities planned for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, including golf and tennis […]

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Summer Concerts Open

The annual tradition of the Kirkpatrick Family Care Summer Concerts at the Lake continues, opening up tonight at Martin’s Dock. The Beatles tribute band “Abbey Road Live!” kicks things off this year, starting at 6 pm on the stage next to the lake. The concerts continue each Thursday night through August 15th. Next week will […]

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River Rescue

A 27 year-old woman is safe and sound this morning, warming up after spending more than an hour yesterday afternoon in the Toutle River. Around 4:30 pm, a woman called 911 from the area of Burma Road and Toutle Park Road, saying that her sister had fallen off of a raft, and was clinging into […]

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DUI 2

Molly Anne McFadden, 33, of Castle Rock is under arrest on a DUI charge after a minivan crash reported last night in the 200 block of Imboden Road. Around 11:40 pm, a local resident reported that the minivan was in the ditch, and a child in the van had a bloody head. Deputies arrived and […]

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Forest Info

The road to the Windy Ridge Viewpoint at Mount St. Helens opened yesterday, as Forest Road 99 also opens access to Meta Lake and the Miner’s Car inside the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. The Forest Service says that the snow in that area has receded to the point that the Viewpoint can open; […]

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