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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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Kalama Crash

No injuries were reported when a car crashed into the Playa Azul II restaurant in downtown Kalama. This crash was reported at 12:50 pm, with the windows on one side of the building smashed by the car. Entry to that side of the restaurant was blocked, b…

911 Hearing

The County Commissioners have a special public hearing planned for this evening, where they plan to take public input before deciding on the possibility of a new governance structure for Cowlitz County 911. The hearing will begin at 6 pm in the County …

Harrison Withdraws

Citing problems with fundraising, Peter Harrison of Vancouver is ending his run for Congress, and he’s throwing his support to Carolyn Long of Vancouver. Several months ago, the businessman and inventor from Vancouver announced his plans to run for the…

Business After Hours

Check out the J Squared Barrel House at tonight’s Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event. This will run from 5:30 to 7:30 pm tonight at the wine and beer shop on Commerce Avenue, right next to Lower Columbia CAP. They say that you can come down…

KLOG Monday Sports

Gonzaga is the lone northwest team to make the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. The Zags take on UNC Greensboro Thursday in Boise. The Huskies will settle for the NIT as they host Boise State Wednesday night…..North Idaho held off LCC 86-69 late Satur…

KLOG Monday Sports

Gonzaga is the lone northwest team to make the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. The Zags take on UNC Greensboro Thursday in Boise. The Huskies will settle for the NIT as they host Boise State Wednesday night…..North Idaho held off LCC 86-69 late Satur…

Lakewood DUI Fatal

Montrell Tormel Red, 23, of Tacoma is under arrest on multiple felony counts after he allegedly caused a multi-car crash on I-5 in Lakewood, a collision that resulted in the deaths of three Cowlitz County residents. The State Patrol says that the crash…

Guard Arrested

A man who had been a Corrections Officer for just three months is now in jail himself, charged with bringing drugs into the jail, and for having sexual contact with a female inmate. Chief Criminal Deputy Charlie Rosenzweig says that Kelly Burgin, 50, o…

Seaview Bombs

Awareness is high along the Long Beach peninsula, following the discovery of two explosive devices in downtown Long Beach. It’s reported that the devices were found last Monday afternoon, after someone reported seeing a suspicious bag left near the pub…

Hald Pleads Out

Linda Hald, 70, worked in the Columbia County Community Justice Department for more than 30 years, now she’s a client of the agency, after pleading guilty to embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the county. In 2016, Hald was indicted on 29 …