Council Preview

It looks like it’s going to be a long night for the Longview City Council, as they hold a 6 pm workshop prior to the regular meeting at 7 pm. That regular meeting features a 15-page agenda. At the 6 pm workshop, City Manager Dave Campbell will present possible revisions to the city’s taxi regulations, […]

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Molestation Charges

Probable cause has been found to hold Terrance Wayne Roche, 34, of Kelso with second-degree child molestation, as he’s accused of improper activity with a 12 year-old girl. Today’s Daily News lines out the allegations, which come from the girl’s mother. It’s claimed that Roche molested the girl earlier this week, as they were visiting […]

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Rainier Assault

Jacey Anthony Hoppert, 26, is being charged with assault at an incident that happened on Tuesday. In a press release, Rainier Police say that they responded to a report of a fight at the Chevron station in downtown Rainier. Officers found Hoppert near the gas station, and it’s claimed that he assaulted the officer and […]

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Salmon Seasons

As the weather heats up, fishery managers in Washington and Oregon are announcing the summer salmon and steelhead season on the Columbia River. The summer season is now open on the Columbia, and is expected to be open through July 31st. Anglers can catch two salmon or steelhead per day; the bag limit can include […]

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Caregiver Workshop

If you’re a family caregiver, the Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities is offering a series of workshops called “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” which will be offered each Thursday afternoon, today through July 27th. Organizers say that this “Powerful Tools Workshop” will give you information on taking care of yourself while also taking care of […]

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Beaches Awash

Complaints are coming in about a ship that literally washed people off of the beach yesterday afternoon next to Willow Grove Park. This call came in just before noon yesterday, from the 73 hundred block of Willow Grove Road. The reporting party says that a large ship was moving upriver at a high rate of […]

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Bear Sprayed

The Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a burglary from Friday morning near Kalama, where a woman was sprayed as she apparently interrupted the suspect. The 70 year-old female called 911 at about 8:45 Friday morning from a home on Todd Road near Kalama, first saying that “something exploded in my face.” Deputies and aid crews […]

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Shamrock Fire

Longview Fire crews were called out to the Shamrock Tavern this morning, after a grease fire was reported shortly after 6 am. Employees at the bar and restaurant on 15th Avenue called 911 at about 6:05 am, reporting that they had a grease fire in an oven. The employees were able to act quickly, and […]

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LCC Fire Call

Fire crews went to Lower Columbia College, after a fire alarm was activated in the Alan Thompson Library. The fire call came in at 6:25 this morning; so far there’s no word about the cause of the alarm, but you will need to be aware of the emergency response to the campus. Additional information should […]

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Anchor Point Plan

After years of talk about developing what used to be called the “Wasser-Winters Property” near the mouth of the Cowlitz River, the City of Kelso is fast-tracking the development of a Sub-Area Plan for what’s now called Anchor Point. City Manager Steve Taylor says that this land has some serious potential. Out of the nearly […]

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