Garden Workshop

The WSU Master Gardeners have some information on how you can extend the bounty from your garden through the rest of this fall. Jon Griffin will be presenting the workshop on Extending the Vegetable Gardening Season; they say that it’s been a great year for vegetable gardens, but there’s also a lot of time left […]

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Water Report

There was a lot of chemistry and engineering discussed at last night’s Longview City Council workshop on water quality; the bottom line appears to be that a fix for the problems that people are having will not be immediate, and a lasting solution may not be cheap. The workshop started off with reports from Mint […]

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State of the Cities

The people who run Kelso and Longview met yesterday with the membership of the Kelso-Longview Chamber of Commerce, providing a snapshot of this year’s accomplishments, along with a look at the year ahead. Chamber CEO Bill Marcum says that it’s a chance to get an inside look at what’s really going on…marcum…Longview City Manager Bob […]

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Haussler Outage

Some folks cutting down trees on Haussler Road were reported to be responsible for a power outage in that area yesterday afternoon. At about 4:20 yesterday afternoon, power went out to 437 PUD customers, south of the Coweeman River and north of Rose Valley Road, including Haussler and Carrolls Roads. The outage was traced to […]

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Castle Rock Suicide

Sheriff’s Deputies say that it looks like a 66 year-old woman took her own life last night at a home near Castle Rock. Deputies were called to a home on Casey Road at about 9:20 pm, where they found the woman, dead from a gunshot wound to the head. Evidence at the home shows that […]

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Search Update

In Skamania County, one active ground search is being called off, and another is going to continue for one more day. Undersheriff Dave Cox says that the search for Alejandra Wilson, 23, is being suspended; he says that extensive work by aerial resources turned up no sign of Wilson. Cox says that they covered areas […]

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Razor Clam Dig

The second fall razor clam dig opens this evening, with four beaches open for digging this time around. Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis and Mocrocks will all be open for digging on the evening tides, tonight, tomorrow, Sunday and Monday. Twin Harbors will also be open for digging on Tuesday night. Tonight’s low tide is […]

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Waste Event

There’s a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event planed for tomorrow down in Clatskanie. Residents of that area will be able to bring pesticides, paints, solvents and other chemicals to the Clatskanie City Park between 8 am and noon tomorrow. In addition, they’ll also be accepting things like mercury thermometers and switches, propane cylinders and sharps […]

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Weekend Events–10/4-6/13

Friday: The Friends of the Kelso Library are holding a Used Book Sale on Friday, Saturday and Monday at their space in the Three Rivers Mall. Hours are 10 am to 5 pm each day, with a “clearance day” planned for Monday. Proceeds from the sale will help to support Kelso Library programs. Stageworks Northwest […]

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Thomson Trial

For the first time in public, details about the July, 2006 murder of Lori Hamm of Kelso are coming out. In their continuing coverage of the murder and mayhem trial of John Wayne Thomson, 53, the San Bernardino Sun reports on the latest presentation from the prosecution in that case. Audio and video tapes of […]

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