Stormwater Review

Cowlitz County is planning to hold a public meeting on Low Impact Development techniques, part of their evaluation of stormwater management codes for possible revision. Amy Ammer with Cowlitz County Public Works says that their technical review team has just completed a preliminary review of nineteen Low Impact Development techniques, and is now seeking the […]

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eReader Class

The Friends of the Longview Public Library wrap up a series of classes on how to use your new Kindle, iPad or eReader, scheduled for 2 pm today. Today’s class will be focusing on eReaders in general, which covers several different brands or manufacturers. You should probably call ahead at 442-5300 to be sure that […]

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Military Honors

A Woodland native is being honored by the U. S. Navy as the 2013 Navy Reserve Force Shore Sailor of the Year, honored for his “exceptional leadership and relentless service” to the Navy. Today’s Daily News has full details on the award presented to Nicholas R. Snead, who graduated from Woodland High School in 2005. […]

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Monday’s Closures

Lower Columbia College – Closed Longview – Closed; a decision on the school board meeting will be made later today Kelso – Closed Castle Rock – Closed Toutle Lake – Closed Kalama –Closed Woodland – Closed, school board meeting will proceed as scheduled. Toledo (WA) – Buses on snow routes Winlock – Bus Routes on […]

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Monday Closures and Reschedules

RiverCities Transit – Buses plan to operate regular service on Monday, February 10. Due to changing road conditions and unpredictable traffic situations, delays and detours may affect service. All riders should allow extra time for travel. Buses may be delayed because of road conditions and traffic. Dress warmly for travel and be prepared for cold […]

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Sunday’s Situation

For the first time in several days, there are no winter weather watches or warnings up for the local area. The Weather Service says that we still could see some freezing drizzle early in the day, switching over to regular rain by this evening. Because of the extremely hazardous road conditions, a number of churches […]

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Sunday Closures-2/9/14

Snow is once again falling in the downtown area, with another one to three inches being forecast into tonight. Forecasters are saying that things should start to transition tomorrow morning, with a chance of freezing rain early tomorrow morning. You’re still advised to avoid driving if at all possible, and if you do go out, […]

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Saturday Weather Update, Closures and Delays–2/8/14

Roads all around the area are snow-covered, though plowing and sanding crews have also been working through the night. There are two roads that are actually closed: Laurel Road in Longview is closed at Cascade Way and Huntington Drive Glenwood Drive is closed to all traffic. You’re advised to stay off the roads if at […]

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Closures and Delays–2/7/14

RiverCities Transit routes 33, 44, 45, 56 & 57 are on snow detour, the Transit Center/Customer Service Office is now closed. The SW Washington Family YMCA plans to close at 4 pm today. All youth sports for Saturday are cancelled, and are being rescheduled for March 25th. Hours of operation for Saturday, 2/8 are pending, […]

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What a Mess

It was pretty gnarly, trying to drive around the area, as record amounts of snow fell in some spots around the area. There were dozens of car crashes and incidents cars sliding off of the road, as the snow started to accumulate early yesterday afternoon. Most of the crashes were minor, but there was a […]

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