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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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Weekend Events–8/18-20/18

Friday: Friday, August 17th is the last day to participate in the 2018 “Fill the Canoe” School Supply Drive, being conducted by the Red Canoe Credit Union. Red Canoe will be matching all donations, pound for pound, which will then be distributed to loc…

Summer Festivals And Music

The 110th Wahkiakum County Fair gets underway today in Skamokowa…..The final Kirkpatrick Family Care Concert at the Lake is tonight at 6 pm. Burlington Rail plays classic country and good-time rock-n-roll……The final preparations are going on for …

Fire Updates

Crews from Longview Fire and the Department of Natural Resources spent yesterday mopping up the remnants of Tuesday’s fire that scorched 25 acres of empty land in the industrial area of town. DNR and Cowlitz 2 is also looking into the cause of the fire…

Jurmu Moving To 911

The Cowlitz County 911 Public Authority Board has selected Phil Jurmu as the new Executive Director. Jurmu has been the Longview Police Chief for the past five years and spent 25 years with LFD. The new 911 director will transition to the new standalon…

Matheny Found

After five days alone in the woods near Mount St. Helens, wearing only sandals and a sweatshirt, Matthew Matheny of Warren, Ohio has been found alive. The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office reports that the 40 year-old was located in the search area off o…

KLOG Wednesday Sports

The Oakland A’s beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 last night. Seattle starter James Paxton had to leave the game after being struck by a line drive in the first inning. He’s expected to miss a start. The teams play a day game today in Oakland, KLOG 11:30 a…

California Way Fire

Fire danger continues to be an issue in the local area, as firefighters dealt with two separate brush fires yesterday. Fire crews have been monitoring the site of yesterday’s 25-acre brush fire that happened in the area that’s between California Way, A…

Highland Park Fire

Cowlitz 2 Fire and Rescue is also dealing with a brush fire that was reported last night on the east side of Kelso, burning in brush and grass in the area of Highland Park Drive. Shortly after 10 last night, Kelso Police reported that the fire “has bee…

Air Quality Issues

The Southwest Washington Clean Air Agency is posting an Air Pollution Advisory for the region, covering Cowlitz, Wahkiakum, Skamania, Lewis and Clark Counties. Agency officials say that intrusions of wildfire smoke into the local area is degrading the …

Goble Standoff

Authorities in Oregon are reporting that a standoff involving an armed and barricaded subject in a house on Nicolai Road has ended peacefully. Alerts went out from Columbia County public safety agencies at about 6:30 yesterday evening, warning of heavy…