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LCC Scam Alert

Longview Police are monitoring a situation, where someone maybe trying to claim a connection to Lower Columbia College as they try to scam money out of people. A Longview resident called LPD shortly before noon yesterday, claiming that a man came to his door earlier this month, selling magazine subscriptions. The man said that money […]

Exhibit Hall Workshop

Castle Rock is putting together a Task Force that will take on the task of trying to figure out what to do with the Castle Rock Exhibit Hall, which was vacated earlier this year. Officials say that the building is currently “not sustainable” in its current condition, either physically or functionally. Castle Rock citizens, community […]

July Jobless Stats

It’s moving at a snail’s pace, but the Employment Security Department says that Cowlitz County’s jobless picture is continuing to improve. The July jobless rate came in at an even 7 percent, down marginally from the number in June. They also say that this is three percentage points lower than the unemployment rate in July […]

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LCC Scam Alert

Longview Police are monitoring a situation, where someone maybe trying to claim a connection to Lower Columbia College as they try to scam money out of people. A Longview resident called LPD shortly before noon yesterday, claiming that a man came to his door earlier this month, selling magazine subscriptions. The man said that money […]

Threat Drill

Don’t be alarmed if you see large numbers of police cars at Mark Morris High School today, as the department is teaming up with the school district for some disaster-type exercises. LPD officials say that they’re taking advantage of a state in-service day to practice an “active threat safety drill.” LPD wants to everyone to […]

Fire Prevention Week Events

Local fire agencies invite you to come and celebrate National Fire Prevention Week, with open houses planned in several locations. Cowlitz Fire District 5 in Kalama will be at Chinook Stadium tonight, handing out flyers and giving away other items at tonight’s game between Kalama and Toutle Lake. The Longview Fire Department is hosting an […]

Weekend Events–10/13-15/17

Friday: LCC Basketball Coach Mickey Polis invites all 2nd to 5th-graders from around the area to a Basketball Camp that will be offered on Friday at Myklebust Gym. This is a Coed Camp for kids of all skill levels. They’ll have a variety of activities and games during a fun-packed day on the LCC campus. […]

KLOG Thursday Sports

The Kelso football team’s senior leader is coming back from a knee injury. A.J. Hoggatt has been cleared to play and head coach Steve Amrine says Hoggatt will start tomorrow night’s Homecoming game with Prairie…..The LCC volleyball team swept Green River 3-0 last night to finish the first half of league play at 6-1…..The Kelso […]

Low Snow

Snow levels in the Cascades are dropping today. The Weather Service is out with a Winter Weather Advisory this morning, reporting that snow levels will drop to 4,000 feet today. Forecasters say that snow levels will drop to 4,000 feet this morning, and will remain around that level until tomorrow morning. This level is low […]

Port Deal

A special meeting of the Port of Longview Commission is being set up for 10 am on Friday, where they plan to review a tentative lease agreement covering Berths 1 and 2. At yesterday’s Commission meeting, it was disclosed that a company called International Raw Materials is interested in leasing the berths, using them to […]

Landfill Suitors

Cowlitz County officials are now going over submissions from eight different companies that have submitted Requests for Proposals regarding possible operations at the Headquarters Landfill. The county is gathering information regarding ownership and operations at the landfill, as regulatory burdens from the state continue to increase. The proposals from Republic Services, Waste Management, DTG Enterprises, […]

Chamber Way Repairs

Repairs plans for the damaged Chamber Way overpass are being disclosed, a process that will eventually involve full closures of the freeway in Chehalis. The Washington Department of Transportation says that both directions of I-5 will be diverted around the overpass, going from 11 pm next Monday night to 5 am on Tuesday. The closure […]

Annexation Hearing

There’s a public hearing planned for 1 pm today in the General Meeting Room on the third floor of the County Administration Building in Kelso, where the Washington State Boundary Review Board for Cowlitz County will take input on a proposed annexation to the City of Kalama. The City is proposing to annex just less […]