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The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office is looking for your help in finding a “vehicle of interest” in a Wednesday morning collision near Winlock, an incident that left an 18 year-old man with significant injuries. Chief Criminal Deputy Dusty Breen says that the collision happened a few minutes before noon on Wednesday, in the 600 block […]

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Current 18th District Representative Liz Pike is taking another run at a seat on the Clark County Council. Pike announced her candidacy last Friday, speaking from her farm near Camas. Pike says that she’s “running for the citizens of Clark County,” with a goal of becoming the “premier economic engine” for the region. This is […]

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Along with the paving that the Department of Transportation is doing along State Route 411 from Tennant Way in Longview to Castle Rock, Cascade Natural Gas is replacing a gas line, working in the area between Washington Street and Hudson Street. Brothers Pipeline has been contracted for the work, with plans to install a high-pressure […]

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The City of Longview has water line flushing planned for this evening, working in the area between 30th Avenue and Coal Creek Road, north of Ocean Beach Highway. Work will start this morning at 8 am, and they should be done by 2 pm. Advisory signs will be posted; you’re advised to refrain from using […]

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Friday: Today is a “Free Day” at Washington State Parks, with no fees being charged for Day Use areas at all of Washington’s state parks. This is in celebration of the 101st birthday of the Washington State Park system, with no Discover Pass needed to enjoy the day use areas at any of the state […]

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The U. S. Forest Service is giving preliminary approval to exploratory drilling near Mount Saint Helens, as a Canadian-based mining company wants to look for commercial mining opportunities. Yesterday, the Forest Service issued a draft decision, finding that there would be “no significant impact” from the exploratory drilling by Vancouver BC-based Ascot Resources Limited. In […]

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The Longview City Council meets tonight, starting at 6 pm with a workshop on Proposed Zoning Code Amendments for Emergency Shelters inside the city limits. The recommendations from the ad hoc committee that has been working on this issue have been available since June 2nd, and the Planning Commission held a public hearing on this […]

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A woman is recovering from injuries that she received in a two-car crash that happened yesterday morning at 24th and Beech. Longview Police were called to the intersection at 10:20 yesterday morning, when one car rear-ended another. It was reported that a woman slammed her head in the crash, leaving her with abrasions and swelling. […]

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The West Coast Crab Management Bill is now the law of the land, signed by the President late last week. Prime-sponsored by Third District Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, the bill makes a multi-state management agreement permanent. The previous crab management agreement had been in place for decades, but also required regular re-authorization by Congress. The […]

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Officers in the St. Helens Police Department are now wearing body cameras, a program that went into operation last week. Chief Terry Moss reports that the department recently received 15 cameras that are now in operation. For one year, the department will be able to upload the daily videos to a cloud-based storage system, where […]

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