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Kelso Arson

Firefighters dealt with a house fire reported this morning in South Kelso. At 3:40 am, fire crews were called to the 1000 block of Elizabeth Street, when it was reported that a house was on fire, with flames showing through the roof. When firefighters …

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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Laundry Love

Reporting that the person running the Laundry Love program is moving out of the area, Chuck Hendrickson with Love Overwhelming is reporting that the program to provide laundry services to the homeless is being brought into his agency. Hendrickson says …

CHOB Money

19th District Representative Jim Walsh is announcing that monetary support for Community House on Broadway is being secured. The Republican from Aberdeen says that $129,000 is included in the recently-passed Capital Budget for the state. Walsh says tha…

KLOG Friday Sports

The Blazers lost again in the playoffs, dropping a 119-102 game at New Orleans. Portland will try and avoid a sweep in game four Saturday…..The Astros beat the Mariners 9-2 Thursday. Seattle begins a 10 game road trip at Texas today, KLOG 4:00 pm…..The…

KLOG Friday Sports

The Blazers lost again in the playoffs, dropping a 119-102 game at New Orleans. Portland will try and avoid a sweep in game four Saturday…..The Astros beat the Mariners 9-2 Thursday. Seattle begins a 10 game road trip at Texas today, KLOG 4:00 pm…..The…

Weekend Events–4/20-22/18

Friday: Bloodworks Northwest is going to be set up this Friday at St. John Medical Center in Longview, conducting a Blood Drive that will run from 11;30 am until 5:30 pm. This will happen in Conference Rooms A and B at the hospital, with a break from 1…

KLOG Thursday Sports

The Astros scored six runs in the 7th inning and beat the Mariners 7-1 last night. It’s a day game today at Safeco Field, KLOG 11:30 am…..The Trail Blazers, down 0-2 to the Pelicans, will play at New Orleans tonight, 5:05 pm on The Wave…..Longview nati…

Manslaughter Trial

The manslaughter trial of Dawson Dunn, 13, of Kelso is now under way, and is expected to run through Friday. The teen is on trial for shooting and killing his friend, Edgar Vasquez, 13, at Dunn’s home on Carroll Road in October of last year. Today’s Da…

Homicide Sentence

Kevin Lea Hawkins, 51, of St. Helens is heading to prison for six years and three months, sentenced on a charge of criminally negligent homicide. The charge is connected to the November, 2014 death of his wife, which was originally thought to be from c…

KapStone Results

As the merger with WestRock continues to move ahead, KapStone Paper and Packaging is announcing a huge boost to profits in the first quarter of the year, mostly due to benefits from the recently-passed Tax Cut and Jobs Act. The company is reporting net…

Rides Moving

Carnival rides in downtown Long Beach are looking for a new home, after the Long Beach City Council says that they can no longer be kept on city-owned property. The Chinook Observer reports on the dilemma of Russell Maize and Chris Summerer, who got a …