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Kelso has a new Mayor, after a surprise vote at last night’s Kelso City Council meeting. Every two years, Kelso’s Mayor is selected from among the City Council members; at last night’s meeting, Council member Larry Alexander nominated Nancy Malone to be the Mayor, while Kim Lefebrvre nominated Futcher for another term. On the first […]

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Kelso has a new Mayor, after a surprise vote at last night’s Kelso City Council meeting. Every two years, Kelso’s Mayor is selected from among the City Council members; at last night’s meeting, Council member Larry Alexander nominated Nancy Malone to be the Mayor, while Kim Lefebrvre nominated Futcher for another term. On the first […]

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Now-former-Kalama Mayor Pete Poulson made good on one last promise on his way out the door at the Kalama City Hall, terminating long-time Kalama Library employee Molly Ciancibelli in one of his final official acts. Today’s Daily News reports on the firing of Ciancibelli, who has worked at the Kalama Library for more than 30 […]

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After more than four decades of service in the Wahkiakum County Auditor’s Office, Diane Tischer is retiring. Tischer first started with Wahkiakum County when she was 23 years old, and served for 28 years as the Wahkiakum County Auditor. Tischer tells the Wahkiakum County Eagle that she was just looking for a job when she […]

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Kelso Police say that no one was injured in a possible drive-by shooting that took place early yesterday morning. A few minutes after midnight, a call came in from a store in the 800 block of Pacific Avenue, claiming that someone had just shot at their window. No one was hit, but they did find […]

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Kelso Police are still working to identify the person that broke into the Taco Time on Kelso Drive yesterday morning. Alarms at the restaurant went off at 2:40 yesterday morning, and officers arrived to find that the drive-through window had been smashed. The front door was unlocked, and a man was seeing running in the […]

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James and Marianne Mitchell are being honored as the 2017-2018 Benefactors of the Year by the Lower Columbia College Foundation. The Foundation says that previous honorees have a history of providing charitable financial support to the foundation, or they have made significant volunteer service to the college. Jim and Marianne Mitchell both went to LCC, […]

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Starting at 10 am today, you can pick up a copy of this year’s “One Book-Community Reads” program, as “The Children of Willesden Lane” are distributed to the community. “One Book-Community Reads” is part of a series of events that will take place during the week of January 22nd, including performances at the Columbia Theatre […]

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A Longview woman was driving the car that struck and injured a Vancouver man late last night.  The incident happened just before 11 pm last night in the southbound lanes of Interstate-5 near 179th in Vancouver. Patrick Briceno, 45, was walking northbound in the southbound lanes when he was hit by the car. Kathren Rintoul, 26, […]

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Kelso school kids have one more day off before getting back to class tomorrow. Longview school children return to class on Thursday. The Winter Quarter at Lower Columbia College begins today including classes in the welding lab, which has been closed f…

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