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Longview – No school today, previously scheduled as snow make-up day Kelso – Route 3, 14, 20, 29 and 31 will operate a.m. snow route. Route 26 no service to Cedar or Laulainen. Rainier – All campuses closed. Due to a major weather cha…

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Forecasters say that we need to be ready for the possibility of some low-level snow today, with several inches possible in the local area. A Winter Weather Advisory covers the area today and tomorrow morning. The Weather Service says that we should see…

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Be aware that 28th Avenue will be closed at Louisiana Street for the next couple of days, as the City of Longview does some storm pipe replacement. The work is being done on 28th Avenue, on the south side of Louisiana. 28th Avenue will be closed to all…

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A rally and march is planned this evening in Kalama, put on by people who are protesting the Kalama city Council’s new plans to build a police station. Organizers of the “Obey Our Vote” rally and march say that they support construction of a new police…

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Members of Congress will be all over the area today, touring local businesses and also taking part in public events. Third District Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler is scheduled to be in Longview this morning, where she plans to tour Northwest Motor…

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Officer Dustin King of the St. Helens Police Department is being honored by the Longview Police Department, recognized with a Meritiorious Service Award for his work in helping to break a child sex abuse case. The suspect lived in St. Helens, while the…

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After last week’s passage of a $98.6 million bond measure to replace and renovate school buildings through the district, the Kelso School Board plans to start the process of selling those bonds and appropriating the money. Meeting tonight after yesterd…

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The Kelso City Council holds its regular meeting this evening, with several presentations being made at the beginning of the meeting. In April of last year, the city hired a consultant to work on several park-related issues, including a Master Plan for…

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Workforce Southwest Washington is hosting a morning meeting on Youth Summer Jobs, a panel discussion that will cover a number of topics. This session will run from 7:45 am until 9:30 am at the Cowlitz County Conference and Events Center; a “lively disc…

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Overnight lows are below freezing, and that’s making for some icy road conditions around the area. Cowlitz County Dispatch is relaying reports that roads are icy all around the county, particularly in the higher elevations. Multiple reports are coming …

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