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CAP Fraud

Longview Police are working to find the suspect in a fraud perpetrated against Lower Columbia CAP, where someone used the agency’s bank information to forge at least two checks. Checks for $575 were cashed at Key Bank and at Columbia Bank; they say that CAP uses Heritage Bank for its financial dealings. Police have several […]

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Oregon Way Tavern Suspension

The Washington State Liquor Control Board is taking action against the Oregon Way Tavern, suspending the bar’s license to serve alcohol. LCB agents asked for Longview Police to accompany them as they went to the tavern to serve the suspension, making a call around 12:30 yesterday afternoon. They now say that the liquor license suspension […]

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LPD Suspect Search

Longview Police are posting photos of a man who’s suspected of using a stolen debit card at local stores. LPD posted a photo of the male suspect on Facebook yesterday afternoon, asking for its “community cadre of criminal catchers” to help identify this man. The case started last Sunday afternoon, when a man living in […]

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County Budget Adopted

Cowlitz County has a new two-year budget, passed yesterday on a 2-1 vote of the County Commission. Concerns are being raised about the use of reserves and landfill revenues to balance the budget, with Commissioner Joe Gardner casting the dissenting vote on those grounds. The new budget comes in at $48.9 million for 2018 and […]

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Kelso Finance Award

The City of Kelso is also being honored for excellence in financial reporting, also being presented with a Certificate of Achievement in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association. In addition to this highest award from the GFOA, Kelso Finance Director Brian Butterfield is being presented with the Award of Financial Reporting Achievement, presented […]

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Humane Society Contract

The City of Longview is maintaining its contract with the Humane Society of Cowlitz County, actually moving to increase the amount of money that the city pays for animal control. At last night’s Longview City Council workshop, Humane Society Executive Director Keenan Harvey lined out how the agency is actually losing $100,000 per year under […]

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New Year’s Clam Dig

You’re going to get the chance to ring in the New Year with a razor clam dig, as Washington Fish and Wildlife announces the next rounds of available digging days. Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis and Mocrocks will all be open for digging on the evening tides on December 31st; Twin Harbors and Mocrocks will […]

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Weekend Events–12/15-17/17

Friday: The Kelso-Longview Community Dancers present “The Nutcracker Ballet” this Friday and Saturday night at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts. Performances are planned for 7 pm each night; call the Evergreen Dance Studio at 360-423-7410 to get more information. CoolWater is presenting a Christmas Concert this Friday night at the East Hills Alliance […]

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KLOG Friday Sports

Mark Morris hosts Kelso in a big doubleheader tonight. The girls game begins at 5:45 and the boys game at 7:30 pm. You can hear both games on FM 101.5 The Wave. The games will surround festivities for the latest MM Hall of Fame class. Also in boys hoops tonight, Fort Vancouver is at R.A. […]

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KLOG Thursday Sports

The Blazers rallied from 16 down in the second half to beat Miami 102-95. Portland snaps a five game losing streak and moves to Orlando to play the Magic tomorrow…..Oregon defeated Portland State 95-84 in men’s college hoops…..The first Washington RPI basketball rankings released yesterday show the Kelso boys at #1 and the Mark Morris […]

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