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Altman Pleads

David Altman, 53, is pleading guilty to the killing of his father in August of 2016, admitting that he stabbed and beat Bernie Altman, 92, at the older man’s home. The Daily News reports on the plea in Cowlitz County Superior Court, where David Altman …

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Clatskanie Shooting

Three men are now under arrest in connection with a shooting that took place on January 20th in Clatskanie. A local resident reports that his pickup was hit by several rounds that were fired, while the pickup was parked at the man’s home on Cedar Grove…

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KLOG Friday Sports

Kelso defeated North Thurston 67-58 to advance to the 3A Bi-District championship. Shaw Anderson had 32 points to lead the way. Kelso plays Lincoln tomorrow at 12 pm at Puyallup HS, KLOG 11:55 am. The Mark Morris boys take on Columbia River for the boy…

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Castle Rock Burglary

Castle Rock Police are looking into a burglary reported early yesterday morning at a home on Front Avenue. About 2:45 yesterday morning, a woman called 911 from her home on Front Avenue, reporting that a man was inside of her house. The woman says that…

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The S Word

The Weather Service says that we need to get ready for the coldest weather of the season, with the possibility of low-level snow by Sunday. Snow levels are dropping in the Cascades; there’s a warning about severe driving conditions, starting today. For…

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It’s possible that anglers on the Columbia River will be allowed to catch and retain White Sturgeon a little later this spring. At last week’s meeting of the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission, they directed the WDFW staff to open discussions with…

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DECA Award

The DECA chapter at Mark Morris High School is being honored with a national award, being presented with “DECA Thrive Certification” for the current school year. Advisor Greg McCormick says that obtaining this “Thrive” certification requires the school…

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Kelso and Castle Rock Schools Out

It’s a four-day weekend for students in the Kelso and Castle Rock School Districts, as the kids have today off, along with Monday’s Presidents Day observance. Today was built into the Kelso School schedule as a possible snow make-up day; in Castle Rock…

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McMenamins Hiring

Your chance to become a part of the “McMenamins Kingdom” happens today in Kalama, as an Open Hiring Call for the new McMenamins Kalama Harbor Lodge take place. The Open Call happens between 11 am and 6 pm today at the Port of Kalama headquarters, locat…

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Weekend Events–2/16-18/18

Friday: The Kelso Garden Club meets on Friday, starting at 9:30 am at the Central Christian Church, located at 401 Crawford St. Ian Thompson with the Lower Columbia School Gardens is scheduled to come by at 11 am, when he will provide an update on the …

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