Botero Forum

Longview City Council member Ken Botero says that it’s an open slate for today’s monthly Roundtable Forum at the Longview Women’s Club. You’re invited to come by and discuss any issues that may be on your mind. Botero says that there are a number of items that are taking place that should be of importance […]

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Ashtown After Hours

You can check out Longview’s newest brewery at this month’s Business After Hours event, which will be held at Ashtown Brewing Company on Hudson Street. The Kelso-Longview Chamber of Commerce says that this will be a great opportunity to mingle with fellow Chamber members, while also sampling some of the unique beers now being brewed […]

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Hunter Dies

The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 70 year-old man died during a weekend hunting trip near Kalama. Around 8:30 yesterday morning, companions of the victim called 911, reporting that the man was overdue on a trip up on Italian Creek Road. The last contact with the man took place at about 10 am […]

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Missing Hunter

The Pacific County Sheriff’s Office is out with an alert, saying that a hunter is overdue from an outing near Naselle. Steven R. Walters, 60, was last heard from at 8 pm on Saturday, after he made a cell phone call from a burger joint in Naselle. It’s not known what kind of supplies Walters […]

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Veterans Day Closures/Observances

Today is Veterans Day, established to mark the end of World War 1, now honoring all current and former members of the U. S. armed forces. Today is a federal holiday, so all governmental offices are closed, including local, county, state and federal agencies. Schools are closed today, along with public libraries, and most financial […]

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Purse Snatched

Longview Police are looking into a purse-snatching reported last night in the Winco Foods parking lot. At 7:45 pm, a woman from Clatskanie called 911, reporting that a man riding a bicycle had come by, stole her purse, and then rode off. The suspect is described as a white male in his early 20’s, wearing […]

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Idaho Crash

The investigation is continuing into a plane crash in Idaho, resulting in the deaths of two hunters from Woodland. Authorities in Idaho report that the crash actually happened last Wednesday, as Steve Hall and Mike Wolf were heading out from McCall, going to a wilderness hunting camp. Because of bad weather, searchers weren’t able to […]

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Election Update

Kelso City Council member Dan Myers was behind in the first run of ballots in last Tuesday night’s General Election, but after the late ballots were counted on Friday, Myers closed the gap and passed challenger Dan Jones. There’s still one more run planned for this coming Friday, but Myers is now being declared the […]

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Food Fight Results

The numbers are in from the “Food Fight Against Hunger,” the month-long food drive “competition” involving the Cowlitz PUD and seven other local groups. Along with the PUD, Fibre Federal Credit Union, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, KapStone, NORPAC, Lower Columbia College, Steelscape and Weyerhaeuser all worked through the month of October to collect […]

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Norco Donation

Norco Medical Supplies, formerly known as Care Medical in Longview, is making a substantial donation to Community Home Health and Hospice, presenting medical equipment and supplies valued at $16,500. The equipment includes things like walkers, wheelchair cushions and other medical supplies. Norco says that hit is part of their ongoing “Home at Last” charity effort, […]

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