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The Building Bridges Business and Tourism Expo happens this afternoon and evening at the Cowlitz County Conference and Event Center, going from 3 to 7 pm. This is being arranged by the Kelso-Longview Chamber of Commerce, intended as a time for you to m…

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The first quarterly meeting of the Lower Columbia chapter of 100 Men Who Care happens this evening at the Longview Country Club. The meeting is scheduled to run from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, and will start with the group reviewing the nominations for this quar…

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Kids between the ages of 9 and 12 are invited to a “Kids Go Irish” cooking class that’s being offered by Longview Parks and Recreation. Chef Cathies Groesbeck with The Gifted Kitchen will be showing the kids how to make Shamrock Shakes, Leprechaun Pupp…

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The 15 year-old boy from Toutle who was identified as the person that had made threats to “shoot up” Toutle Lake High School is now being charged. The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office announced yesterday that the 15 year-old is now being held in Juvenil…

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A 14 year-old girl is now being charged in connection with the weapon incident that led to a lockdown of R. A. Long High School on the 16th of last month. The Daily News has the update on this incident, where the school was locked down when students re…

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Sheriff’s Deputies met with a Woodland-area man yesterday morning, after firefighters reported that the man was making threats to shoot down a LifeFlight helicopter. Deputies were called to the three thousand block of Lewis River Road at about 11 yeste…

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A young man living on Butte Hill Road near Woodland reports being the victim of a Craigslist scam. The man called the Sheriff’s Office shortly after 2 pm yesterday, saying that he had responded to an ad that he thought was from Rockstar energy drinks. …

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Five companies are getting word that they’re moving to the next level in the process connected to leasing and management of the Cowlitz County-owned Headquarters Landfill. The Cowlitz County Commissioners now reports that letters were sent to Waste Con…

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Third District Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler is sending a sternly-worded letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, coming out on behalf of rural counties that she claims are being hurt by recent decisions on Marbled Murrelet habitat. Recently, the…

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The Longview School District is announcing some administrative changes, starting with a new Principal at Mark Morris High School. Superintendent Dan Zorn says that Phil Suek is announcing his resignation, effective August 31st, as he plans to “pursue o…

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