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Tallahassee, Florida rallied from three runs down in the sixth inning to upset Mifflin County, Pennsylvania 7-4 in the championship game of the Babe Ruth World Series last night. Will Brown’s two run single in the sixth tied the game. He was named the …

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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Vancouver Accident

Three shades of gray in a traffic mishap in Vancouver last night. Three vehicles, all gray in color, collided and a Castle Rock man outside of a car was hit last night at 10:37 where I 205 meets State Route 500. According to the State Patrol, 20 year o…

KLOG Thursday Sports

CJ McCollum went off for 50 points in just three quarters as the Trail Blazers blasted the Chicago Bulls 124-108. McCollum had 28 points in the first quarter and hit 50 at the end of the third before he was sat down in the fourth. The Blazers are at To…

Film Night at Museum

You can see how the Hollywood Gorge near Castle Rock got its name, as the Cowlitz County Historical Museum presents two screenings of “God’s Country and the Woman,” the 1937 feature film that was made here in Cowlitz County. Starring George Brent and B…

Accidental Shooting at Camp Rilea

The Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what appears to be an accidental shooting that occurred Wednesday at 6:30 pm at Camp Rilea. Members of a regular US Army unit conducting training at Camp Rilea reported a gunshot discharge in t…

Cowlitz Projects Funded

The State Recreation and Conservation Funding Board made grant allocations to 276 projects around the state that maintain outdoor recreation facilities. Cowlitz County got awards for the Al Helenberg Boat Launch at Castle Rock, a guest dock and boat la…

Lake Merwin Fire

There were no injuries when fire destroyed a 28 foot trailer at Lake Merwin Campers Hideaway yesterday afternoon. Fire District 10 Captain Tony Barnes says the trailer, a shelter and a deck were completely destroyed. There were no injures and the inves…

Wiitala Joins School Board

Longtime local educator Don Wiitala will be joining the Longview School Board. He was selected by the board to replace Richard Lord, who resigned in December. Wiitala came to Mark Morris as a teacher in the early 70’s and went on to serve as assistant …

KLOG Wednesday Sports

The Kelso boys basketball team captured at least a share of the league title with a 65-38 victory over Fort Vancouver last night. Shaw Anderson led the way with 25 points. It’s Kelso’s first league title since 1993. Mark Morris rallied from 16 down at …

Neves New Castle Rock Chief

Sergeant Scott Neves is the new Chief of Police for the city of Castle Rock. He has been serving as the Acting Chief followed the retirement of Bob Heuer last August. Neves has been on the Castle Rock force since 2002.

Campbell’s Last Day

Today is the last day on the job for Longview City Manager Dave Campbell, who resigned from his post in November. Campbell is looking for a change after 12 seasons with Longview and three as city manager.