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Filing Week for the 2018 Election is over, and we definitely have some races coming up. One of that should get a lot of interest is the race for Commissioner District 2 for the Cowlitz Public Utility District, as Ned Piper of Longview files once again …

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Filing Week for the 2018 Election is over, and we definitely have some races coming up. One of that should get a lot of interest is the race for Commissioner District 2 for the Cowlitz Public Utility District, as Ned Piper of Longview files once again …

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A search effort in Willapa Bay is being suspended for the time being, after a crab boat went missing over the weekend. The search got started Saturday afternoon, when the wife of the skipper of the 43-foot “Kelli J” reported him as overdue. It’s though…

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A search effort in Wahkiakum County has had a successful resolution, after a rock hounder got separated from his group. This call came in at about 11:45 last night, from the 900 block of Mill Creek Road. The 911 caller reports that 46 year-old Jim Mill…

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Noah Kennard, 32, of Centralia is being cited after a crash that snarled traffic on the northbound freeway yesterday afternoon. State Troopers say that Kennard was driving north on I-5 at 2:45 yesterday afternoon, hauling an SUV on a flatbed trailer. N…

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The Port of Kalama says that construction starts this week on the new amphitheater that is going in at Marine Park, work that will make for some pathway closures and detours during construction. Starting today, some paths through Marine Park and Louis …

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Work starts today on a couple of street projects in Longview. A crosswalk replacement project starts today in downtown Longview, working in the 1200 block of Commerce Avenue, and at the intersection of Commerce and Hemlock. On Commerce, they’re replaci…

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Work starts today on a couple of street projects in Longview. A crosswalk replacement project starts today in downtown Longview, working in the 1200 block of Commerce Avenue, and at the intersection of Commerce and Hemlock. On Commerce, they’re replaci…

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Today marks the 38th anniversary of the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens, the day when an earthquake triggered the event that left an indelible mark on the local landscape, while also taking the lives of 57 people. Events marking the date are happenin…

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A new report from the United Way of Cowlitz and Wahkiakum Counties shows that 41 percent of households in Cowlitz County cannot afford basic needs, not making enough to cover monthly expenses like housing, food, child care, health care, transportation …

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