Scooter Crash

A 15 year-old girl is at Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland, after having suffered head, hand and leg injuries in a scooter crash that took place yesterday morning on Holcomb Road. A woman called 911 at about 11:45 yesterday morning, reporting that she found the victim lying in the middle of the road, bleeding from […]

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Shred Day

Before you head out on your Labor Day holiday weekend, you may want to take a few minutes and get those personal papers shredded. The Kelso-Longview Chamber of Commerce is helping to sponsor “Shredfest,” which will be held from noon to 3 pm today in the parking lot of the Heritage Bank branch on Commerce […]

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LWV Meeting

Planning for the upcoming campaign season is the main focus at today’s meeting of the League of Women Voters of Cowlitz County. League officials will be planning the upcoming General Election candidate forums, along with the National Voters Registration Day event. The meeting is planned to start at 2 pm today at Cassava, located at […]

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SquirrelFest Parade Winners

The winners in this year’s Longview SquirrelFest Parade are being announced. High Step Dance Academy won in the Adult Walking category, while JD Rosetti won in the Bikes category. The Child and Adolescent Clinic had the best Commercial Float, while the Salvation Army won for the best Commercial Group. Commercial Group Motorized went to the […]

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Tree House Island

There’s a new recreational option opening up this weekend up at Silver Lake. After about three years of development, the Tree House Island ziplines open today. Tree House Island is located in the middle of Silver Lake, and now has six ziplines installed, whizzing you through the canopy of trees on the fifty-acre island. The […]

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Weekend Events–8/31-9/2/13

Saturday: Saturday at 2 pm, the annual “Pug Parade” is planned in downtown Longview. In past years, more than 75 dogs have been involved in the event, taking their time to stroll down Commerce Avenue. They’ll have a “Doggie Cakewalk,” along with prizes for the “Youngest,” “Oldest,” “Best-Dressed,” “Cutest” and “Best Tail Curl.” Find out […]

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Granby Update

The Department of Ecology says that the work to contain and clean up oil leaking from a fishing vessel that sunk at its moorings on Willow Grove Road is continuing. As of yesterday afternoon, an estimated 250 gallons of oil had been pumped from the 75-foot “Granby,” and it’s still estimated that between 50 and […]

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Motorcycle Chase

Derek Wayne Williams, 39, of Ridgefield is being charged with felony eluding and obstructing an officer after he allegedly took Longview Police, Sheriff’s Deputies and State Troopers on a chase that went from Longview to the Woodland Airport. Just after 8 pm, LPD reported that they were trying to stop a motorcycle near 3rd and […]

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SR 505 Collision

Jacob Baker, 21, of Toledo is being charged with second-degree negligent driving after a crash that took place Tuesday afternoon on SR 505, just outside of town. State Troopers say that Craig McCown, 51, of Kelso was southbound on the highway at about 5 pm on Tuesday, as Baker was driving behind him. McCown slowed […]

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Landfill Meeting

The Environmental Health Unit of the Cowlitz County Health Department is holding a public hearing this evening, where they plan to take comment on the permit for the Headquarters Landfill. Environmental Health Manager Chris Bischoff says that the meeting is intended as an opportunity for you to comment on the permitting process, as the county […]

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