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School is out today, as we observe the Presidents Day holiday. There’s no home mail delivery, except for Express Mail; some local post offices may be open for limited hours. Local, county, state and federal government offices are closed, and the Lower …

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A Severe Weather Alert is now up in the City of Longview, allowing Emergency Shelters to open and operate in the city. Love Overwhelming is now operating a shelter at 618 14th Avenue in Longview, opening last night. Chuck Hendrickson with Love Overwhel…

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Norlyn Lousie Moxley, 26, of Kelso is under arrest after a chase and search that took place in Longview yesterday afternoon. Just after 5 pm yesterday, Longview Police reported that that a suspect was speeding away from them, driving recklessly in the …

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The suspect in a break-in reported Saturday evening in downtown Longview won’t be prosecuted locally, as that person is now on his way back to Russia. Around 6:45 pm Saturday night, Longview Police were called to the 1100 block of Commerce, where it wa…

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Male and female students from R. A. Long are facing charges after Friday’s incident at the high school, which went into lockdown after a student reported seeing a handgun in the backpack of the male student. Longview School District officials say that …

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Two people are recovering from injuries they received in a four-car crash that happened yesterday afternoon on I-5 near Winlock. State Troopers say that there was heavy traffic on I-5 northbound near milepost 63, when the crash happened just after 1 pm…

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Shane Lewellen, 23, of Kelso is being charged with unlawful imprisonment and assault with sexual motivation, after an incident from last week at a home near Kalama. The Daily News reports on the arrest of Lewellen, after the incident that happened last…

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The welding team from the Longview School District is sporting some new jackets after placing first in the recently-held Lower Columbia College High School Welding Competition. This competition was held on the 8th of this month at LCC, featuring teams …

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David Altman, 53, is pleading guilty to the killing of his father in August of 2016, admitting that he stabbed and beat Bernie Altman, 92, at the older man’s home. The Daily News reports on the plea in Cowlitz County Superior Court, where David Altman …

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David Altman, 53, is pleading guilty to the killing of his father in August of 2016, admitting that he stabbed and beat Bernie Altman, 92, at the older man’s home. The Daily News reports on the plea in Cowlitz County Superior Court, where David Altman …

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