YMCA Reverse

The move to merge the Southwest Washington Family YMCA with the Columbia-Willamette YMCA in Portland is off the table. In today’s Daily News, the board president for the local YMCA, Michael Claxton, says that they weren’t prepared for the backlash when the proposal was first put forward, and they will end the drive to try […]

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Scappoose Chief Suspended

The Chief of Police in Scappoose is wrapping up an unpaid suspension, and it’s reported that he’s also facing a second investigation into his activities. The South County Spotlight is reporting on the suspension of Doug Greisen, saying that a number of red flags have been raised. They say that Griesen was put on unpaid […]

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Chiropractor Charged

A chiropractor from Astoria is being charged with improperly touching female patients. The Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office reports that the investigation into Adam Lopez, 58, started after a 26 year-old woman came in and claimed that Lopez intentionally touched sexually intimate parts of her body, and had her touch his groin during treatments at his […]

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Road Work

Cowlitz County is working to wrap up this year’s road work season, with some paint striping planned for today on Germany Creek Road, Bunker Hill Road, Abernathy Creek Road, Hooper Road, Slide Creek Road, along with East and West McAdams Road. Tomorrow, they’re also planning to chip-seal Butte Hill Road near Woodland. Call Cowlitz County […]

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Hospice Volunteers

Community Home Health and Hospice in Longview is looking for volunteers to serve in communities around the area, and will have a series of orientation events, starting today. Volunteer Coordinator Rudy Miniutti says that they need people in Cowlitz, Wahkiakum and Columbia Counties, working in their Community Hospice program. Miniutti says that they care for […]

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ESPN Radio

Big changes are being announced at KLOG 1490 in Kelso, as the station changes from its mix of classic hits and contemporary music to 24-hour ESPN Radio. Station General Manager Joel Hanson says that this now means that KLOG Home Team 1490 will be showcasing the best sports events, the best sports reporting and best […]

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Possible Jumper

Things are back to normal on the Lewis and Clark Bridge, after a report of a possible jumper came in just before 6 am. Longview Police, Longview Fire and Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Deputies responded and checked the bridge, looking along the walkways and metal work, also checking the area underneath the bridge. Nothing was found, […]

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Kayak Drowning

The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 59 year-old Scappoose-area man drowned yesterday afternoon on the Columbia River near Woodland. Just after 3 pm, the wife of Richard Schlumpberger, 59, of Warren called 911, saying that his kayak had capsized and that he was yelling for help, about 150 feet offshore. She reported that […]

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Taser Deployed

Longview Police report that a Taser was deployed during a contact that took place last night at an apartment on 8th Avenue. Around 8:20 pm, a sergeant with the Port of Portland Police Department asked for assistance in contacting a suspect in a case that he’s currently working. Officers went with the sergeant to an […]

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Prowling Pinch

Andrew Michael Anthony Everton, 20, of Longview is under arrest, picked up early yesterday morning after he was identified as the suspect in a car prowl that took place in the 300 block of Beech Street. A witness called Longview Police at about 5:15 yesterday morning, saying that they had interrupted the car prowler. They […]

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