Jenks Homicide

Details are still coming in, but it’s now being reported that a Longview woman is one of three people who are now under arrest in connection with the October 8th shooting death of Tiffany Jenks, 35, of Portland. Jenks’ body was found early in Blue Lake Park on the morning of the 8th, dead from […]

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Ballots Out

Ballots for the November general election go out on the mail today, and should start arriving in your mailbox as soon as tomorrow. The Cowlitz County Elections Office is dropping 58-thousand-27 ballots at the Post Office today. Along with statewide measures dealing with food labeling and the initiative process, there are a number of local […]

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Mill Street Closure

Starting at 7 this morning, Mill Street in Kelso will be closed to all traffic between Grade Street and South Pacific Avenue, as permanent pavement repairs are conducted as part of the restoration project on that street. Advance Excavating Specialists will be grinding the street and performing the pavement repairs. Today’s closure is expected to […]

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Mint Valley Contract

As Mahlon Moe prepares to wrap up his 37 years of work at the Mint Valley Golf Course, the City of Longview is working to find his replacement. At a Longview City Council workshop last night, Assistant City Manager and Parks Director Dave Campbell disclosed that Nicholas Van of Mount Vernon has emerged as the […]

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Clam Dig

The second razor clam dig of the month is now under way, with Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis and Mocrocks open for digging on the evening tides, today and tomorrow. Long Beach, Twin Harbors and Mocrocks will be open on Sunday, Twin Harbors and Mocrocks on Monday, and only Twin Harbors on Tuesday. The lowest […]

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Sign Dedication

A ceremony is planned at noon tomorrow near the A Street Bridge in Rainier, where a special sign commemorating the city’s founder, Charles A. Fox, will be unveiled. The two-foot by three-foot sign was paid for through a grant from the Columbia County Cultural Coalition, allocating funds from the Oregon Cultural Trust. Rainier Junior-Senior High […]

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Paranormal Convention

The offbeat, odd and downright strange things that happen to us all are going to be highlighted this weekend in Old Town St. Helens, as the first-ever Paranormal Convention is held. Organizers are hoping for as many as 100 people to attend this weekend’s events, which is intended to highlight some of the “really interesting […]

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Weekend Events–10/18-20/13

Friday: Stageworks Northwest continues a comedy dinner theater production through the 26th at the Rutherglen Mansion. “Till Death Do Us Part” is being presented on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; your admission ticket will include the show, along with dinner from the restaurant. Call the Rutherglen Mansion at 425-5816 for reservations and show tickets. Rising Star […]

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JHB and the Shutdown

Third District Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler says that it’s time to stop the yelling, end the government shutdown and raise the nation’s debt ceiling. Beutler released a statement yesterday, saying that House Republican leaders have worked hard on their position, but she says quote-“that it’s time to reopen the government and ensure that we don’t […]

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Thomson Trial

After several weeks of testimony, closing arguments are now under way in the California capital murder trial of John Wayne Thomson, 53. In the San Bernardino Sun, District Attorney Robert Bulloch told the jury that this case is “plain and simple, it’s murder.” Bulloch once again lined out the evidence that reportedly links Thomson to […]

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