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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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Matheny Search

The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office says that Matthew B. Matheny, 40, of Warren is still missing, but they are bringing in resources that could help to narrow the search. Sheriff Mark Nelson says that some new information “gives them hope” that there c…

Pusher Identified

The woman who is seen pushing Jordan Holgerson, 16, of Kalama off of the Moulton Falls Bridge has been identified as Taylor Smith, 18, and she could be facing charges after the incident. It’s now reported that Holgerson suffered six broken ribs, two pu…

Reynolds Cleanup

A Revised Cleanup Action Plan and Consent Decree regarding the Reynolds Metals plant in Longview is being released by the Department of Ecology, and public comment on that plan is now open through September 14th. The revised Cleanup Action Plan describ…

Reynolds Cleanup

A Revised Cleanup Action Plan and Consent Decree regarding the Reynolds Metals plant in Longview is being released by the Department of Ecology, and public comment on that plan is now open through September 14th. The revised Cleanup Action Plan describ…

New CMO

PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center is announcing the selection of Doctor Sheila Lynam as the new Chief Medical Officer at the hospital. Lynam succeeds Eleen Kirman, who recently retired. Lynam is a pathologist, working for nearly 20 years with PeaceHe…

Clothes Swap & Shop

A No-Cost Clothes Swap and Shop happens today at McBride Elementary School in Saint Helens. Organizers say that the plan is to help local families save some money by donating gently-used clothes that the kids have outgrown, and to make those available …

Kelso Schools Budget

With a large infusion of cash from the State of Washington, the Kelso and Longview School Districts are looking at balanced budgets for the 2018-2019 school year; however, the outlook for 2019-2020 isn’t quite so good. The Kelso School Board held the a…

LEA Protest

The labor picture in Longview isn’t quite so rosy; in fact, it was a bright shade of red at last night’s Longview School Board meeting, with dozens of members of the Longview Education Association demonstrating for pay equity. LEA President Ray Clift s…

Longview Schools Budget

Money from the McCleary Decision is also having a positive impact on the 2018-2019 budget for Longview Schools, but a quirk in the formula regarding levy dollars will have a severe impact on the 2019-2020 budget. Superintendent Dan Zorn says the short …

Search Continues

The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office reports no real progress in the effort to find an Ohio man who has been missing in the woods near Mount St. Helens for several days. Matthew B. Matheny, 40, of Warren, Ohio, was last seen on Thursday, the 9th, after …