Milk Recall

Raw milk produced by the Spanish Sonrise Dairy in Yacolt is being recalled, after the E. coli bacteria was reportedly found in their products. The Washington Department of Agriculture says that E. coli was found in raw cream processed at the dairy, processed from the dairy’s whole milk. The recall affects Spanish Sonrise milk with […]

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Planning Commission

The Longview Planning Commission has a special meeting set for this evening, where they will conduct a workshop on Proposed Zoning Code Amendments Regarding Multifamily Housing. The workshop is set for 7 pm in the second floor training room at the Lon…

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Eclipse 101

Local NASA Ambassador Greg Cermak will be at the Longview Library this evening, presenting “Eclipse 101,” starting 6 pm. Cermak calls his talk “An Eclipse to Remember,” and he will have information on next Monday’s total solar eclipse. Cermak will talk about how to safely observe this eclipse, along with information on partial eclipses and […]

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DB Cooper Discovery?

FBI agents in California are now examining an item that could break open the 46 year-old D. B. Cooper skyjacking case. Fox News is reporting that a man who’s been continuing to pursue the case has found a piece of parachute strap that may have come from the elusive hijacker’s parachute. Tom Colbert is a […]

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Poles Down

It was a busy day for the pole installers at the Cowlitz PUD, as they had to replace two damaged poles yesterday. The first incident snarled traffic in and out of North Kelso yesterday morning, after a pole came down in the intersection at North Pacific and Columbia Street at 6:20 yesterday morning. Kelso Police […]

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Meth Seizure

The Sheriff’s Office is obtaining a warrant to search a car that was seized yesterday afternoon near Kalama, claiming that a large amount of meth is contained inside. This incident got started at about 4 yesterday afternoon, when Deputies and Kalama Police were investigating a “suspicious car” incident in the area of West Kalama River […]

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Kelso School Budget

The recent action by the Legislature regarding school funding is reportedly helping local schools with cash this year, but Kelso School officials say that one action by the state puts them at a serious disadvantage as the district tries to recruit and retain teachers. Superintendent Glenn Gelbrich says that a formula that gives larger districts […]

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Meetings and More Meetings

If you’re a junky for governmental meetings, then today is the day for you. Start at 9 am, when the Cowlitz County Commissioners hold their regular meeting. On today’s agenda Cowlitz County Public Works will discuss the latest on the study into management approaches for the Headquarters Landfill, while Cowlitz County Health and Human Services […]

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Legion of Honor

He’s 103 years old, and has lived long enough to be recognized for his special efforts during World War II. Les Stiebritz of Longview was recently presented with France’s Legion of Honor, the highest award presented to non-French citizen. Today’s Daily News reports on Stiebritz, who was a member of General George Patton’s Third Army. […]

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Two-Cycle Crash

Rachel Ahola, 47, of Lakewood is recovering from injuries that she received when two motorcycles collided yesterday afternoon on I-5 northbound in Kelso. State Troopers say that Ahola was riding with Richard Todd, 50, of Tacoma, heading north on the freeway at about 10 minutes after 2 pm yesterday. At milepost 34, Todd slowed on […]

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