Holiday Concert

The 19th annual Holiday Concert for Seniors is planned for this afternoon at the Longview Public Library. The Mark Morris After Hours Jazz Choir and the R. A. Long Choir are scheduled to perform between 2 and 4 pm in the Koth Memorial Gallery on the lower level of the Longview Library. The Friends of […]

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School Closures and Delays-12/10/13

Lower Columbia College – Closed Longview – Closed, No Headstart, no AM or PM kindergarten/preschool, No out-of-district transportation Kelso – Closed Castle Rock – Closed Toutle Lake – Closed Kalama – Closed Woodland – Closed Toledo (WA) – Closed Winlock – Closed Wahkiakum – Closed Rainier – Closed Clatskanie – Closed and winter concert cancelled […]

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Missing Man

Family members are looking for your help in finding Richard “Dick” Sturm, 67, of Longview. They say that he was last seen yesterday in the Beebe Road are near Castle Rock. It’s also reported that he has been getting more and more forgetful and disoriented in the past couple of weeks. Sturm was driving a […]

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Weather Advisory

The bitter cold that we’ve been dealing with should ease up some over the next few days, but it’s not leaving without a fight. The Weather Service has a Winter Weather Advisory up for the local area, starting at 1 pm and going until 1 pm tomorrow. They’re predicting mostly cloudy skies and a high […]

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North County Shooting

Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Deputies continue to investigate a shooting incident reported this morning up in the Ryderwood area. Early this morning, John Stiller, 69, and Linda Cochran, 43, both called 911, reporting that Cochran had shot Stiller in the abdomen. Stiller was able to drive himself to Vader, where he was eventually transported to the […]

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Friday Fatal

Friday’s fatal crash on Highway 30 near Clatskanie is being blamed on excessive speed on an icy road. Glafelter, 39, of Portland died after his pickup flipped into an ice-covered pond, as he was apparently trying to pass another vehicle on Highway 30 near Westport. The crash happened shortly after noon on Friday; Glafelter was […]

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Woodland Rollover

An Astoria man is under arrest after a Friday afternoon rollover crash near Woodland, with a pickup landing in a slough. Shortly after noon on Friday, it was reported that a pickup had gone into the water near the intersection of Dike Road and Dike Access Road near Woodland. No one was around the pickup […]

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West Main Update

Work continues on the West Main Street Realignment Project, with traffic still restricted to one lane in each direction on 1st Avenue between West Main and Washington Street. They say that traffic delays and localized road closures are in place along the entire length of Catlin, with local access only allowed. 2nd Avenue is also […]

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Visitors Center Opens

It took a bit of time to get the finish work completed, but the Kelso-Longview Chamber of Commerce says that the new Kelso Visitors Center opens today. This past Friday, the City of Kelso issued the occupancy permit for the new modular building at 105 Minor Road, on the same site that the previous Visitors […]

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Walk-and-Knock Totals

Saturday’s bitter cold didn’t keep the Walk-and-Knock volunteers from making their rounds, and also didn’t prevent people from making substantial donations to the local food banks. Organizers report collecting 56,000 pounds of food this year, along with more than $2,700 in cash donations. The totals are below records that were set several years ago, but […]

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