Mother Attacked

First-degree domestic violence assault charges are being filed against Daniel Michael Thorpe, 34, of Longview, who was arrested Tuesday after his mother was found, severely beaten at her home in the St. Helens addition of Longview. In today’s Daily News, it’s reported that Thorpe called 911 at about 9:50 pm on Tuesday, reporting that his […]

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Veterans Fair

Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler says that yesterday’s Veterans Resource Fair at the Kelso Elks was a huge success, helping to connect veterans to local groups providing services. Beutler also presented a Purple Heart to former Army Specialist Michael Schulte of Carroll, along with a Distinguished Flying Cross to the family of Vietnam veteran Terry Paxton […]

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Community Conversation

They’ll be talking about internal and personal ways to restore and improve your health at today’s Community Conversation lecture, as Desiree Ouelette with Holos Yoga will present “Restorative to Hot Yoga: Paths to Wellness and Strength.” The free lecture starts at noon in the Wollenberg Auditorium at LCC’s Rose Center for the Arts.

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The Longview Story

There might be some rain, that that shouldn’t affect the delayed showing of “The Longview Story” that’s planned for this evening at the Cowlitz County Historical Museum in Kelso. The 1955 film promoting Longview, its industries and its amenities was “discovered” during the move of the Kelso-Longview Chamber of Commerce from its offices on Olympia […]

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MacGregor Resigns

Now, both large school districts in the local area are looking for new leadership, as Rob MacGregor announces his resignation from the Kelso Superintendent’s position. In a letter to the School Board, MacGregor says that he’s leaving at the end of this school year, citing “personal and family reasons.” MacGregor says that it’s been a […]

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Corps EIS for MBT

The proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals coal export facility at the old Reynolds Metals Plant in Longview won’t face the same depth of environmental review on the federal level as it will on the local and state level, as the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers announces its “scope of review” for the project. The Corps […]

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Coweeman Lane Drowning

Kelso Police say that it looks like a man living on Coweeman Lane accidentally drowned in his basement. Officers were called to a home in the 800 block of Coweeman Lane late yesterday morning, when relatives reported finding the man. He hadn’t been heard from for some time, and when they checked the house, the […]

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Napavine Deaths

The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office is looking into the discovery of two bodies at a home in Napavine. Commander Steve Aust says that the bodies were discovered yesterday morning at a home on East Stella Street. Aust says that the 50 year-old woman and 60 year-old man were related, and lived in the house together. […]

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Pandora Pointe Update

The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office is out with additional details on Monday’s fatal incident that took place up on some property outside of Woodland, where a woman was fatally injured after being run over by a pickup. Deputies say that Jered Pickner, 28, was with his girlfriend, Barbra Delgrosso, 43, of Brush Prairie, and another […]

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Nichols Near Miss

Only minor injuries were reported when a large limb fell out of a city-owned elm tree on Nichols Boulevard, crushing a car occupied by a man and his seven month-old daughter. Longview Police say that this incident took place at about 3:50 yesterday afternoon, as Nate Neilsen, 24, of Longview was in traffic in the […]

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