I-5 Collision

Nancy Muroarias, 20, of Longview is recovering from injuries she received in a two-car crash that took place yesterday afternoon on I-5 near Ridgefield. State Troopers say that the collision took place around 12:20 pm, at milepost 14 northbound. Amanda Ziegler, 18, of Woodland was stopped for construction traffic, and was rear-ended by Muroarias. Her […]

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School Study

The Longview School Board continues to mull over options and scenarios for management of the district buildings, spending about two hours last night examining three new options that were proposed by school staff and by citizens. Even with the current nine proposals, School Board President Jerry Stinger says that the ultimate answer for Longview Schools […]

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O’Hollaren Tapped

The retirement of former Port of Longview Executive Director Ken O’Hollaren didn’t last very long, at least for the time being, as he’s chosen to be the Interim Executive Director for the Port of Port Angeles. The Peninsula Daily News says that the commissioners in Port Angeles unanimously chose O’Hollaren for the position in a […]

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Special Meeting

There’s a special joint meeting of the Longview City Council, the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and the Historic Preservation Commission planned for this evening, where the three panels will review proposed designs for the Washington Way Bridge over Lake Sacajawea. Tonight’s meeting is set to begin at 6 pm, and will be held in […]

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JHB Baby Born

Third District Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler and her husband Daniel say she’s a “miracle,” born some nine weeks premature and facing some very serious medical issues, but little Abigail Rose Beutler is alive and holding her own at a neo-natal health care facility at Stanford University. Beutler reportedly gave birth on Monday, the 15th, delivering […]

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End of Summer

The Grand Finale of the “Dig Into Reading” summer reading program at the libraries wraps up today, with a special program planned at the Longview Public Library. Youth Services Librarian Jan Hanson says that kids can start coming by around 2 pm today, where they can learn to pan for gold and how to use […]

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Board Preview

The Longview School Board continues its series of study sessions on Long Range Facility Planning for the district, meeting this evening at R. A. Long High School to review and discuss a range of options that are available. The district is now publishing a list of eight options, starting with the “do nothing” option, then […]

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Walmart Theft

James Douglas Owen, 32, of Toledo is in the Cowlitz County Jail, facing several charges after an alleged shoplifting incident that took place last night at the 7th Avenue Walmart store. Around 11 pm, store security called Longview Police, reporting that Owen and an accomplice had filled backpacks with items, and then they threw those […]

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I-5 Crash

The State Patrol says that a Bellevue man will be cited after a car-versus-motorcycle crash that took place yesterday afternoon on I-5 near Lexington Bridge Drive. Around 2:25 pm, Anand Abhishek, 25, of Bellevue northbound, as Halsey Hines, 68, of Chehalis was riding in the left lane. State Troopers say that Abhishek suddenly moved from […]

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Saturday Crash

Lewis Rehak, 65, of Kelso is listed in satisfactory condition at PeaceHealth Southwest Washington Medical Center in Vancouver, after suffering several injuries in Saturday afternoon motorcycle crash on Tennant Way. Around 5:15 Saturday afternoon, Rehak was eastbound on Tennant Way, heading toward Kelso Drive and Old Pacific Highway. State Troopers say that Rehak swerved, and […]

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