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Kenneth Forbes, 24, of Silver Lake is dead after a three-car crash that happened on the Spirit Lake Memorial Highway. The State Patrol reports that the crash happened at 4:18 yesterday afternoon, about two miles east of Castle Rock. Troopers say that Forbes was eastbound, and he apparently lost control of his car while rounding […]

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Kenneth Forbes, 24, of Silver Lake is dead after a three-car crash that happened on the Spirit Lake Memorial Highway. The State Patrol reports that the crash happened at 4:18 yesterday afternoon, about two miles east of Castle Rock. Troopers say that Forbes was eastbound, and he apparently lost control of his car while rounding […]

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Heavy rains in the Cascades and in the Olympics has the Weather Service putting out Flood Warnings and Watches, covering much of the western part of the state. There’s now a Flood Warning up on the Cowlitz River near Randle, continuing through Friday afternoon. At 3:15 this morning, the Cowlitz was running at 15.8 feet […]

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Probable cause has been found to charge a 13 year-old Kelso boy with first-degree manslaughter, and we’re now starting to learn some of the details of the shooting on October 14th. Court documents show that the boy and his friend, Edgar Vasquez, 13, of Kelso, had been horsing around at the suspect’s home on Carroll […]

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Work continues on a sanitary sewer in the area of 15th and Hemlock, and you need to know that westbound Hemlock Street will be closed today between 15th and 16th Avenues. The city has a contractor working on the project, doing maintenance on the sewer between 15th Avenue and the alley between 15th and 16th. […]

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Unemployment numbers in Cowlitz County are continuing to run at record low levels, with the October number coming in nearly two percentage points below last October’s number. Washington Employment Security says that the October unemployment rate is at 5.2 percent, well below the 7.1 percent in October of last year. Adjusted numbers show that Cowlitz […]

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Black Friday Fishing— Kress Lake near Kalama is one of the spots in Southwest Washington that have been stocked with trophy trout for Thanksgiving. Washington Fish and Wildlife is once again promoting “Black Friday Fishing,” by stocking a number of lakes in the area with “holiday specials,” rainbow trout that are up to 16 inches […]

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Thanksgiving Day: Work up an appetite for the holiday feast by taking a lap around Lake Sacajawea in the 2017 Turkey Trot. Longview Parks and Rec says that this year’s run will start in a new location, after outgrowing the Lions Shelter. You can pick up packets between noon and 6 pm on Wednesday at […]

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Dawson A. Dunn, 13, of Kelso is now being charged with first-degree manslaughter, arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of his friend on October 14th of this year. 13 year-old Edgar Vasquez of Kelso died after being hit with a shotgun round, an incident that Dunn claims was an accident as they were playing […]

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Fire and aid crews are responding to NORPAC this morning, after a fall was reported on the millsite. Aid crews were called to the paper recycling and processing facility shortly before 5 this morning, when it was reported that a man had fallen down some stairs, hitting his head. Other information about the identity of […]

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