House Hit

Two juveniles could be facing charges after a car crash that happened early yesterday morning in the 100 block of Country Place in Longview. At 2:25 am, the woman living in the house called 911, reporting that a small pickup had just hit her house. She…

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Cars Pilfered

An automobile business in the one thousand block of 3rd Avenue in Longview reports a break-in, with at least 11 cars broken into. The business owner reports that batteries and stereos were taken from each of the vehicles; they say that the suspect or s…

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Longview Kidnapping

Longview Police worked with dispatchers at a trucking company to bring a wanted man back to the area, so he could be arrested on kidnapping, rape and assault charges. The Daily News reports on the recent arrest of Lawrence Theodore Martin, 56, a long-h…

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Rescue Review

Details on how Matthew Matheny, 40, of Warren, Ohio, survived five days in the woods near Mount St. Helens are coming out. It’s being reported that Matheny wasn’t in terrible shape when he was found in the Ant Canyon area, off of the Blue Lake Trail. E…

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Miriam Fire

Cooler weather and higher humidity has helped to slow the growth of the Miriam Fire, which has been burning in the Goat Rock Wilderness Area since July 30th. Fire officials report that the fire now covers 2,250 acres, and is now 10 percent contained. F…

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Second Autopsy

A second autopsy has been performed on Ben Eastman III, the 16 year-old from Randle that was allegedly beaten and strangled to death by two brothers, who also live in the Randle area. The Centralia Chronicle says that the second autopsy was requested b…

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Tolling Bill

Third District Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler is looking to blunt the discussions in the state of Oregon regarding possible tolls on freeways in the Portland area, introducing legislation that would require a sign-off from governors on both sides …

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Weekend Events–8/18-20/18

Friday: Friday, August 17th is the last day to participate in the 2018 “Fill the Canoe” School Supply Drive, being conducted by the Red Canoe Credit Union. Red Canoe will be matching all donations, pound for pound, which will then be distributed to loc…

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Summer Festivals And Music

The 110th Wahkiakum County Fair gets underway today in Skamokowa…..The final Kirkpatrick Family Care Concert at the Lake is tonight at 6 pm. Burlington Rail plays classic country and good-time rock-n-roll……The final preparations are going on for …

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Fire Updates

Crews from Longview Fire and the Department of Natural Resources spent yesterday mopping up the remnants of Tuesday’s fire that scorched 25 acres of empty land in the industrial area of town. DNR and Cowlitz 2 is also looking into the cause of the fire…

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