Funeral Patrol

A contingent of Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Deputies were on duty outside of their regular jurisdiction yesterday, volunteering their time to patrol Pierce County while members of that Sheriff’s Office attended the memorial service for a fallen comrade. P…

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Shooting Arrest

Longview Police have always said that the shooting that happened in the Old West Side on December 26th “was not a random act,” and the details behind that shooting are interesting, to say the least. Yesterday morning, LPD announced the arrest of Joel D…

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Truck Death

A man who was found dead inside of a pickup in Chehalis earlier this month is now being identified as a Vader resident. The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office says that the body of Rickie J. Hornbeck, 64, was found on January 7th, located in a pickup that w…

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DQ Scam

Longview Police report that someone is trying to scam local fast foods restaurants into releasing financial information. Workers at the Dairy Queen on Ocean Beach Highway called Longview Police at about 6:30 pm, reporting that a man calling himself “Me…

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Booth Lawsuit Appeal

The plaintiffs in a failed lawsuit against the Longview School District are filing an appeal of the ruling in that case. The Daily News reports that the five families who had sued for more than 18 million dollars over the use of an isolation booth at M…

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Council/Housing Workshop

A joint meeting of the Longview City Council and the board for Housing Opportunities of Southwest Washington is planned for this evening. Late last month, the City Council requested this meeting, looking for a route to get the council and HOSWWA on the…

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Lewis and Clark Bridge Review

The Oregon Department of Transportation is studying the issues that lead to congestion and traffic backups at the base of the Lewis and Clark Bridge, and they say that there’s not going to be any easy fix. ODOT released a report on bridge congestion ye…

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Today’s Events

Today is the deadline to get registered for “Breakfast with Frosty,” coming up this Saturday at the Canterbury Inn. The event is a fundraiser for local children’s literacy programs, and will get under way at 9:30 this Saturday morning. Your $5 donation…

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Shooting Arrest

Longview Police report making an arrest in connection with a shooting that took place December 26th on the Old West Side. A man was shot and wounded on that night, and LPD Detectives now say that the suspect specifically targeted the victim. The victim…

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Missing Teen Found

A multi-month effort to find a 17 year-old boy from St. Helens is over, with a sad ending to report. Authorities in Wahkiakum County report that the body of Marciano Sakhouen of St. Helens was recovered from the Columbia River over the weekend. The St….

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