KLOG Friday Sports

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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McDevitt Town Hall

It’s more than a year before the Third District Congressional seat will actually be on the ballot, but David McDevitt of Vancouver is doing all that he can to get his face and name in front of voters, as he challenges Jaime Herrera Beutler. McDevitt spoke with local voters last night at a Community Town […]

Jobless Numbers

The June unemployment rate in Cowlitz County came in at 5.8 percent, more than 1.5 percentage points below the 7.5 percent that we had 12 months ago. Scott Bailey with Washington Employment Security says that nonfarm employment increased by 300 jobs in the month of June, on a seasonally-adjusted basis. Over the past 12 months, […]

KLOG Wednesday Sports

The Mariners scored two runs in the bottom of the 13th inning to beat the Boston Red Sox just after midnight. Jean Segura drove in the game winner with an infield single. The teams play a day game today, KLOG 11:30 am…..The Bellingham Bells defeated the Cowlitz Black Bears 14-5 last night. The teams meet […]

Anderson Family Donation

The Lower Columbia College Foundation is reporting the receipt of a major gift, announcing that Max and Karen Anderson and John and Jenna Anderson are donating $50,000 to the Foundation. The donation is in honor and memory of their parents, David M. and Mary P. Anderson. Half of the gift will go to support of […]

County Fair Opens

“Let’s Go Crazy…We’re Celebrating 80!” is the theme for this year’s Cowlitz County Fair, which opens today and turns through Saturday. The hours at the fair are from 11 am until 11 pm each day, also with a theme for each day of the fair. The first 100 fair-goers that show up dressed for that […]

KLOG Tuesday Sports

James Paxton gave up just four singles in seven dominant innings as the Mariners shutout the Boston Red Sox 4-0 last night. The teams play again with Felix Hernandez on the mound for Seattle, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears completed a three game sweep of Walla Walla with a 2-1 victory last night. Kelso […]

Truck Shot

A local resident reports that someone shot his truck as he had it parked in the area of Coal Creek Road and Pacific Way, and he says that it’s not the first time that this has happened. The man called the Sheriff’s Office at about 6:50 last night, saying that his truck had been hit […]

Three Rivers Vandalism

Kelso Police are checking into a vandalism incident reported yesterday morning at the Three Rivers Golf Course. Workers at the course called KPD at about 8:35 last night, reporting that equipment had been damaged, and that a private golf cart may have…

Golf Ball Vandals

The owners of a business on Oregon Way report that someone has been hitting golf balls in the direction of the building, with one of those balls breaking a window yesterday morning. A call came in from the business at about 11:30 yesterday morning, reporting that a golf ball had just broken out a front […]

Savior Nurse Found

The bike-riding nurse who saved the life of a fellow rider in this year’s Seattle-to-Portland Bike Tour has been found and identified, and the family of the man she saved is sharing its thanks. 50 year-old Will Treinen of Olympia was riding with his daughter on Sunday, the 16th; just after he left the STP […]