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FBI agents in California are now examining an item that could break open the 46 year-old D. B. Cooper skyjacking case. Fox News is reporting that a man who’s been continuing to pursue the case has found a piece of parachute strap that may have come from the elusive hijacker’s parachute. Tom Colbert is a […]

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It was a busy day for the pole installers at the Cowlitz PUD, as they had to replace two damaged poles yesterday. The first incident snarled traffic in and out of North Kelso yesterday morning, after a pole came down in the intersection at North Pacific and Columbia Street at 6:20 yesterday morning. Kelso Police […]

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The Sheriff’s Office is obtaining a warrant to search a car that was seized yesterday afternoon near Kalama, claiming that a large amount of meth is contained inside. This incident got started at about 4 yesterday afternoon, when Deputies and Kalama Police were investigating a “suspicious car” incident in the area of West Kalama River […]

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The recent action by the Legislature regarding school funding is reportedly helping local schools with cash this year, but Kelso School officials say that one action by the state puts them at a serious disadvantage as the district tries to recruit and retain teachers. Superintendent Glenn Gelbrich says that a formula that gives larger districts […]

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If you’re a junky for governmental meetings, then today is the day for you. Start at 9 am, when the Cowlitz County Commissioners hold their regular meeting. On today’s agenda Cowlitz County Public Works will discuss the latest on the study into management approaches for the Headquarters Landfill, while Cowlitz County Health and Human Services […]

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He’s 103 years old, and has lived long enough to be recognized for his special efforts during World War II. Les Stiebritz of Longview was recently presented with France’s Legion of Honor, the highest award presented to non-French citizen. Today’s Daily News reports on Stiebritz, who was a member of General George Patton’s Third Army. […]

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Rachel Ahola, 47, of Lakewood is recovering from injuries that she received when two motorcycles collided yesterday afternoon on I-5 northbound in Kelso. State Troopers say that Ahola was riding with Richard Todd, 50, of Tacoma, heading north on the freeway at about 10 minutes after 2 pm yesterday. At milepost 34, Todd slowed on […]

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A case that started with a Longview girl alleging sexual abuse has resulted in the arrest of a St. Helens man on those charges. Longview Police report that the eleven year-old victim in the crime recently came to them, claiming that the abuse started when she was six. On Friday, the 4th, LPD detectives and […]

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The Longview Police Street Crimes Unit was busy again last week, wrapping up ongoing investigations with raids and arrests in two separate locations. On the 9th of this month, a search warrant was served at 22 Heritage Place in Longview, where detectives claim to have found meth, heroin, guns, ammunition, drug paraphernalia, and other materials […]

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Four people are in custody after the second operation by the Longview Police Street Crimes Unit, after a search warrant was served at 3224 Washington Way. They say that this warrant service also came at the result of an ongoing investigation, with meth, heroin, and drug trafficking materials found and seized in the house. Nathaniel […]

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