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Give More 24!

The region’s largest one-day charitable event is already under way, and will continue until midnight tonight. The Community Foundation of Southwest Washington is hosting the annual Give More 24! Event, with a goal of collecting $1.2 million for local s…

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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Give More 24!

The region’s largest one-day charitable event is already under way, and will continue until midnight tonight. The Community Foundation of Southwest Washington is hosting the annual Give More 24! Event, with a goal of collecting $1.2 million for local s…

Wahkiakum Search

A call for ground searchers is going out from the State Department of Emergency Management, as a search for a missing mushroom picker is under way in Wahkiakum County. The Wahkiakum County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 60 year-old Kelso woman is miss…

Shooting Arrest

Kele James Bobst, 18, of Longview is being charged with first-degree assault with a firearm, arrested in connection with a Saturday night shooting incident at a home in Kelso. Bobst is one of three people that are believed to have been involved in the …

I-5 Death

The State Patrol still has not identified the person who died late Tuesday night in a two-car crash on I-5 southbound near the Clark County Fairgrounds. The crash happened a few minutes before midnight on Tuesday, at milepost 10 on the southbound freew…

Longview Council Workshop

2019 utility rates are the subject of a Longview City Council workshop that’s happening tonight. City staff will present proposed rates for water, sewer, stormwater and solid waste at the workshop, which will start at 6 pm. Staff is proposing a water r…

State of the Cities

Learn about the current state of affairs for the cities of Kelso and Longview at this afternoon’s Kelso-Longview Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Membership Luncheon. Kelso Mayor Nancy Malone and City Manager Steve Taylor will be joined by Longview Mayor …

Memorial Walk

The Carver Peterson Memorial Walk happens this evening at Lake Sacajawea, remembering the Kalama teen who took his own life in September of last year, along with other loved ones who have been lost to suicide. Carver Peterson was an Eagle Scout and a K…

Memorial Walk

The Carver Peterson Memorial Walk happens this evening at Lake Sacajawea, remembering the Kalama teen who took his own life in September of last year, along with other loved ones who have been lost to suicide. Carver Peterson was an Eagle Scout and a K…

Early Learning Confab

A “Call to Action” is going out from Lower Columbia College tonight, as the college hosts a forum that’s intended to bring Cowlitz County together on the topic of Early Learning. You’re invited to come and be part of the discussion as the Early Learnin…

Early Learning Confab

A “Call to Action” is going out from Lower Columbia College tonight, as the college hosts a forum that’s intended to bring Cowlitz County together on the topic of Early Learning. You’re invited to come and be part of the discussion as the Early Learnin…