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Bryce Harper won the MLB Home Run Derby last night in a furious comeback over Kyle Schwarber. The MLB All-Star Game is tonight, KLOG 4:00 pm. In local ties, Longview Kyle McCrady umpired the Home Run Derby and Celebrity Softball Game. Buddy Black is on…

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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Kaiser Schollys

Six local students are getting educational help from Kaiser Permanente Northwest, receiving scholarship awards under the health care group’s Health Care Career Scholarship Program. Kaiser is awarding 535 thousand dollars in scholarships to students that are pursuing health care careers, including Kaitlyn Haase from Kelso High School, Alicia Magana-Salas of R. A. Long High School, […]

Community Conversations

You’re invited to come and hear the tragic story regarding the people we call “Cajuns” at today’s Community Conversation lecture, as LCC’s interim Dean of Instruction and Learning Resources, Melissa “Born on the Bayou” Harbaugh presents “Cajun 101.” Harbaugh will line out how the French-Acadians, the people we now call “Cajuns,” were expelled from their […]

P.E.O. Sale

The annual Mother’s Day Sale that’s hosted by the local P.E.O. chapter opens today and runs through Saturday. The sale is taking place in a new location, open in the Floral Building at the Cowlitz County Fairgrounds. Some of the wares include large hanging baskets, unique and unusual planters, birdhouses, vegetable and herb garden planters, […]

KLOG Wednesday Sports

Black Hills defeated R.A. Long 5-1 in 2A District baseball yesterday. The Jacks will try and stay alive today when they play Columbia River at 4 pm at Centralia’s Wheeler Field. The Kelso baseball team needs to win today to stay alive at the 3A Bi-District. The Scots play Prairie at Propstra Stadium in Vancouver, […]

KLOG Wednesday Sports

Black Hills defeated R.A. Long 5-1 in 2A District baseball yesterday. The Jacks will try and stay alive today when they play Columbia River at 4 pm at Centralia’s Wheeler Field. The Kelso baseball team needs to win today to stay alive at the 3A Bi-District. The Scots play Prairie at Propstra Stadium in Vancouver, […]

Missing Man Drowns

The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office reports that the effort to find a missing man with Alzheimer’s did not end well, after the man’s body was found in the Cowlitz River. At about 7 yesterday morning, the family of William Collins, 77, of Kelso reported that he was missing from his home in the 46 hundred […]

Missing Man Drowns

The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office reports that the effort to find a missing man with Alzheimer’s did not end well, after the man’s body was found in the Cowlitz River. At about 7 yesterday morning, the family of William Collins, 77, of Kelso reported that he was missing from his home in the 46 hundred […]

Temco Fire

More than 40 firefighters responded to the Temco grain elevator yesterday afternoon, when a smoky fire was reported at about 12:20 pm. The first fire call came in at 12:22 yesterday afternoon; Chief Vic Leatzow with Cowlitz Fire District 5 in Kalama immediately called in a second alarm as his agency pulled out and saw […]

Seed Oil Proposal

A Houston-based oil production company that was rejected by the Port of Longview for the placement of a crude oil, propane and biodiesel facility is back in Cowlitz County, now proposing to build a half-billion-dollar biodiesel production plant. Riverside Renewables LLC put out a press release yesterday, announcing plans to build a plant that would […]

Pre-Paid Power Changes

Participants in the Cowlitz PUD’s Prepaid Electricity Program will soon be paying a $6 monthly charge to continue with the program, a move that PUD General Manager Steve Kern says is an effort to recoup costs of running the program. In addition to the six-dollar monthly fee, participants would be required to pay $90 for […]