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Jeremiah Daniel Crothers, 34, of Clatskanie is in the Columbia County Jail, accused of using hot oil to assault his wife, and of trying to smother his seven month-old child. Columbia County Deputies were called to a home in the 19000 block of Swedetown…

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A Kelso man is in the Columbia County Jail, charged with child rape and sexual abuse. Columbia County Sheriff Jeff Dickerson says that Erick W. Itza-Briceno, 35, groomed and then sexually assaulted three victims, incidents that happened over the course…

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Randy Allen Goforth, 51, of Longview is pleading guilty to multiple counts of child rape and child molestation, admitting that he sexually assaulted multiple children in the local area over a number of years. Today’s Daily News reports on the guilty pl…

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Third District Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler is being joined by Representative Dave Reichert of Seattle in opposing the current Federal proposal to allow oil and gas drilling off of the Washington coast. Beutler and Reichert are sending a letter …

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It appears that the Longview City Council and Housing Opportunities of Southwest Washington are burying the hatchet, with both organizations now pledging to work together for the betterment of the city and its housing needs. After it was reported in No…

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Oregon Senator Ron Wyden plans to be in Scappoose tomorrow, holding a Town Hall meeting at the High School. This is one of a series of five Town Halls that Wyden plans to hold this weekend, increasing the total number of those events to 871 over his ca…

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The Lower Columbia chapter of 100+ Women Who Care celebrated its first anniversary earlier this week, designating the Belly Brigade as the first beneficiary for 2018. Those who gathered at the Kelso-Longview Elks voted to donate the proceeds from that …

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Friday: The Friends of the Longview Library are continuing a Book Sale on Friday and Saturday, with thousands of titles in a wide spectrum of literary genre available at amazing prices. The will also have CD’s, DVD’s, talking books and other items for …

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A contingent of Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Deputies were on duty outside of their regular jurisdiction yesterday, volunteering their time to patrol Pierce County while members of that Sheriff’s Office attended the memorial service for a fallen comrade. P…

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Longview Police have always said that the shooting that happened in the Old West Side on December 26th “was not a random act,” and the details behind that shooting are interesting, to say the least. Yesterday morning, LPD announced the arrest of Joel D…

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