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The Longview Police Department is publishing photos of suspects involved in separate incidents that recently happened in the area. Detective Mike Bokma is publishing photos of a man who stole money from the Dutch Brothers coffee stand on 15th Avenue. The theft happened around 9 pm on Monday, April 24th; the photos show the man […]

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Cowlitz County Undersheriff Marc Gilchrist says that the investigation into the arson that destroyed the Liberty Espresso stand in Toutle is continuing. The coffee stand located next to Drew’s Grocery in Toutle was burned to the ground this past Sunday morning, and after the fire was put out, evidence was found, showing that the fire […]

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Six local students are getting educational help from Kaiser Permanente Northwest, receiving scholarship awards under the health care group’s Health Care Career Scholarship Program. Kaiser is awarding 535 thousand dollars in scholarships to students that are pursuing health care careers, including Kaitlyn Haase from Kelso High School, Alicia Magana-Salas of R. A. Long High School, […]

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You’re invited to come and hear the tragic story regarding the people we call “Cajuns” at today’s Community Conversation lecture, as LCC’s interim Dean of Instruction and Learning Resources, Melissa “Born on the Bayou” Harbaugh presents “Cajun 101.” Harbaugh will line out how the French-Acadians, the people we now call “Cajuns,” were expelled from their […]

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The annual Mother’s Day Sale that’s hosted by the local P.E.O. chapter opens today and runs through Saturday. The sale is taking place in a new location, open in the Floral Building at the Cowlitz County Fairgrounds. Some of the wares include large hanging baskets, unique and unusual planters, birdhouses, vegetable and herb garden planters, […]

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The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office reports that the effort to find a missing man with Alzheimer’s did not end well, after the man’s body was found in the Cowlitz River. At about 7 yesterday morning, the family of William Collins, 77, of Kelso reported that he was missing from his home in the 46 hundred […]

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The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office reports that the effort to find a missing man with Alzheimer’s did not end well, after the man’s body was found in the Cowlitz River. At about 7 yesterday morning, the family of William Collins, 77, of Kelso reported that he was missing from his home in the 46 hundred […]

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More than 40 firefighters responded to the Temco grain elevator yesterday afternoon, when a smoky fire was reported at about 12:20 pm. The first fire call came in at 12:22 yesterday afternoon; Chief Vic Leatzow with Cowlitz Fire District 5 in Kalama immediately called in a second alarm as his agency pulled out and saw […]

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A Houston-based oil production company that was rejected by the Port of Longview for the placement of a crude oil, propane and biodiesel facility is back in Cowlitz County, now proposing to build a half-billion-dollar biodiesel production plant. Riverside Renewables LLC put out a press release yesterday, announcing plans to build a plant that would […]

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Participants in the Cowlitz PUD’s Prepaid Electricity Program will soon be paying a $6 monthly charge to continue with the program, a move that PUD General Manager Steve Kern says is an effort to recoup costs of running the program. In addition to the six-dollar monthly fee, participants would be required to pay $90 for […]

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