Rainier Days

The annual Rainier Days in the Park celebration kicks off today, opening at the Riverside City Park on A Street in downtown Rainier. The carnival and the beer garden both open at 3pm today, while Guy Live will start things off on the live stage, and then the Steve Hale Trio will perform at 6 […]

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Cheese Days

Up in Toledo, the annual Cheese Days Festival gets under way today, starting with the Coloring Contest for local kids, and the 2013 “Toast of the Big Cheeses,” going from 6 to 9 pm at the Morgan Arts Center. There’s a full slate of activities planned for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, including golf and tennis […]

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Summer Concerts Open

The annual tradition of the Kirkpatrick Family Care Summer Concerts at the Lake continues, opening up tonight at Martin’s Dock. The Beatles tribute band “Abbey Road Live!” kicks things off this year, starting at 6 pm on the stage next to the lake. The concerts continue each Thursday night through August 15th. Next week will […]

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River Rescue

A 27 year-old woman is safe and sound this morning, warming up after spending more than an hour yesterday afternoon in the Toutle River. Around 4:30 pm, a woman called 911 from the area of Burma Road and Toutle Park Road, saying that her sister had fallen off of a raft, and was clinging into […]

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DUI 2

Molly Anne McFadden, 33, of Castle Rock is under arrest on a DUI charge after a minivan crash reported last night in the 200 block of Imboden Road. Around 11:40 pm, a local resident reported that the minivan was in the ditch, and a child in the van had a bloody head. Deputies arrived and […]

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Forest Info

The road to the Windy Ridge Viewpoint at Mount St. Helens opened yesterday, as Forest Road 99 also opens access to Meta Lake and the Miner’s Car inside the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. The Forest Service says that the snow in that area has receded to the point that the Viewpoint can open; […]

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Bow-Tie Bash

For the 21st year in a row, downtown Longview will be transformed into a classic and custom car showplace, as the annual Columbia River Corvettes Bow-Tie Bash is held. This event will run from 9 am to 3 pm on Commerce Avenue in Longview, with the show open to all American-made and/or American-powered vehicles. In […]

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MBT Meetings

Cowlitz County Building and Planning, the Department of Ecology and the Army Corps of Engineers are setting up a series of “scoping meetings” in regard to the Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed coal export terminal at the Millennium Bulk Terminals facility in Longview. MBT is proposing to put the terminal at the old Reynolds […]

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Go 4th Update

The Go 4th Festival continues today, with the Flea Market opening at 10 am, the Longview Firefighters Floating Hole-in-One, and live music from 1 to 10 pm at Martin’s Dock. Today’s headline event is the Longview Pioneer Lions “Spirits of Longview” Beer Garden, running from 5:30 to 11 pm at the Cowlitz County Expo Center. […]

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Go 4th Update

The Go 4th Festival continues today, with the Flea Market opening at 10 am, the Longview Firefighters Floating Hole-in-One, and live music from 1 to 10 pm at Martin’s Dock. Today’s headline event is the Longview Pioneer Lions “Spirits of Longview” Beer Garden, running from 5:30 to 11 pm at the Cowlitz County Expo Center. […]

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