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Felix Hernandez had a strong game, but Luis Severino was stronger, throwing 100+ mph fastballs into the 7th inning as the NY Yankees got by the Mariners 4-1. Severino struck out six, and got out of jams in the three separate innings. The second game of the four-game series is tonight at Safeco, KLOG coverage […]

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Brenda Wing is going to get another chance to plead her case in connection with the death of a three year-old boy, after the Washington Court of Appeals rules that she will be allowed to withdraw her previous guilty plea. The Centralia Chronicle reports on the ruling from Division II of the Court of Appeals, […]

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A man who suffered a severe heart attack while riding in last weekend’s Seattle-to-Portland bike tour is now looking for the nurse who saved his life. The Centralia Chronicle reports that Will Treinen, 50, had just gone past the STP rest stop in Vader last Sunday, when he was hit by a serious heart attack. […]

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Third District Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler is out with a sternly-worded letter, saying that she’s vowing to protect citizens of Southwest Washington from a proposed tolling scheme that’s being floated in Oregon. The State of Oregon is mulling over a proposal to charge tolls on freeways in Portland, a measure that Beutler says would unfairly […]

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If you’re heading into the Olympia area this weekend, be aware that I-5 could be severely congested. A bridge repair project on the northbound freeway is expected to cause backups that could be miles long, starting tonight and going through Monday morning. The Washington Department of Transportation says that you should avoid using I-5 northbound […]

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Starting on Sunday, Cowlitz County document recording fees will be going up, after action in this year’s legislative session. County officials say that more document recording fees will rise by a dollar, a surcharge for records management grants to local governments, along with training on public records and consultations to local governments. The full list […]

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You’re invited to come and hear from candidates for the Longview City Council and the Longview School Board at a forum that’s planned for this Sunday. The League of Women Voters of Cowlitz County continues with the tradition of hosting these informational forums, with this event being held at 2 pm on Sunday in the […]

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A ceremony is planned for this evening at the south entry to Castle Rock, where the ribbon will be cut on the new fountain and welcome sign that has recently been completed. The ribbon-cutting will take place at 5:30 this afternoon, in the 1400 block of Huntington Avenue South, right across from Lions Pride Park. […]

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Friday: The Columbia County Fair continues Friday through Sunday at the fairgrounds just outside of St. Helens. Along with the exhibits of animals, pies and live entertainment, there are magic shows, Cook’s Racing Pigs, the Pirate’s Parrot Show, even a hypnotist. The Columbia County Fairgrounds are located just west of town, right off of Bachelor […]

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Local law enforcement officers will be wearing black stripes across their badges for the next few days, as they mark the passing of the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office K-9. Yesterday morning, the Sheriff’s Office announced that “Fritz” had to be put down after a “short, intense illness.” They say that the decision was made Tuesday […]

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