Sturgeon Season

Local sturgeon anglers can start gearing up, as the Washington and Oregon Fish and Wildlife Departments announce two days of fishing on the Columbia River, where anglers will be allowed to keep white sturgeon. Two one-day seasons are now set, coming up on Saturday, October 21st and Thursday, October 26th. The open portion of the […]

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Grant Writing

If your non-profit needs some help in finding financial support, there’s a session on “Fundraising Basics” set up for today at Lower Columbia College. The session will run from 8 am until noon, and will cover the elements of developing a plan for long-term fundraising. They’ll discuss the role of non-profit boards in fundraising success, […]

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Catlin Grange Sale

The annual Catlin Grange Rummage Sale happens today, tomorrow and Saturday at their building on Shawnee Street in North Kelso. Hours are 8 am until 5 pm today and tomorrow, and from 8 until 2 on Saturday. Proceeds from the sale will help support “Words for 3rd-Graders,” a program that tries to provide a dictionary […]

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Lucky Eagle Shooting

A man is dead after a deputy-involved shooting that took place last night in the parking lot of the Lucky Eagle Casino near Rochester. The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office reports that the shooting took place at about 7:45 last night, as they responded to a report from a family in Lakewood, who reported that a […]

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Video Released

You can now ride along with Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Deputies as they’re involved in a high-speed chase on I-5. The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the dash-cam video of last week’s chase that started near Joint Base Lewis-McChord, and then ended near Kalama, when the suspect crashed near the railroad tracks. The video shows […]

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Online Threat Arrest

A middle schooler from Scappoose is under arrest, accused of making online threats to others. The South County Spotlight reported that the male student was arrested last Sunday, after he allegedly made threatening comments in a live chat room on Saturday. Scappoose Police Chief Norm Miller says that this was a “textbook investigation,” where investigators […]

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Pickup Attack

The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office says that first-degree assault charges are planned against Jason R. Stanley, 44, of Toledo, after he allegedly tried to use his pickup to run over an ex-girlfriend. They say that the incident happened just after 10 am on Monday, in the 4100 block of the Jackson Highway. A 33 year-old […]

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Voter Fraud

A former resident of the Long Beach area is being identified as one of the 74 potentially fraudulent voting cases that were identified during a check of voting records by the Washington Secretary of State. The Chinook Observer reports on the case involving Rudolph DeSwart, 65, who now lives in Salem. DeSwart bought property in […]

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Transfer Fair

If you have been thinking about extending your education, the Fall Transfer Fair happens today at Lower Columbia College, going from 11 am until 1 pm in the Student Center. Education Planner and Transfer Advisor Kristy Gutierrez says that they will have 18 different colleges and universities featured at this year’s event, including public and […]

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Kalama Town Hall

A Town Hall is planned for this evening in Kalama, where city officials are looking for input on the plans for a new Police and Public Safety Facility, with a funding measure on this November’s ballot. City officials say that the purpose of this meeting is to discuss the building plans, also lining out the […]

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