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A public meeting is planned this evening at Kelso High School, where you’ll be able to get information and then share your thoughts regarding a possible $98.6 million bond measure. After getting a report regarding the current state of facilities in the district, they’re now considering the bond measure to upgrade and improve facilities across […]

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The R. A. Long Junior Cheer Camp starts this evening, getting these junior cheerleaders ready for the big “Pink-Out” game on Friday. Kids ages 5 to 11 are taking part, and then they will perform prior to the kickoff of Friday night’s football game against Ridgefield. Prior registration is required; get more information from the […]

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State Troopers report that a 17 year-old girl from Woodland was injured last night, when a wrong-way driver collided with their car on I-5 northbound in Vancouver. Troopers say that the collision happened at about 8:40 pm, near the 134th Street exit on the northbound freeway. It’s reported that Seth J. Cusick, 43, of Vancouver […]

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The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office is working to find out how a rescue from a well near Winlock turned into a murder-suicide involving two brothers this past Sunday night. Lewis County Chief Criminal Deputy Dusty Breen says that a 59 year-old man shot and killed his 56 year-old brother during the incident, then the older […]

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Security photos of the person who stole a propane tank from outside of the Mountain View Baptist Church on Lexington Avenue in Kelso are being released by the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office, to see if you might be able to identify that person. Deputies say that the theft happened on Sunday, October 1st, when a […]

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Longview Police are working on a cold case involving the theft of debit and credit cards. LPD is posting photos of a woman on Facebook, saying that she’s suspected of using the stolen cards. The theft occurred on August 7th, but the fraudulent purchases weren’t made until later in the month. Officers say that purchases […]

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Jesse Allen Lane, 29, of Medford is taking a plea deal in connection with last year’s murder of Apache Rose Hightower, 24, after her body was found off of Pittsburg Road near St. Helens. Hightower’s body was found near Salmonberry Reservoir on September 20th, 2016 and Lane was eventually identified as a suspect. Last October, […]

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The Longview School Board is not taking action on a suggestion from school employees and other district supporters, asking that the board earmark any “extra” money from the pending bond election for athletic facilities. Superintendent Dan Zorn went to legal counsel with the suggestion, and then he presented information from that discussion at last night’s […]

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After a summer break, Longview City Council member Ken Botero is resuming his monthly Community Forums, starting at 10 this morning at the Longview Women’s Club. Botero says that he’s following up on a previous request, and he’s asking the city’s Traffic Engineer to attend, to address pedestrian and traffic concerns that have previously come […]

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Longview School Board races are the focus of a Candidate Forum that’s being hosted by the League of Women Voters of Cowlitz County. The forum is set for 7 pm in the Longview City Council Chambers, on the second floor of the Longview City Hall. Joseph Hobson is challenging incumbent C. J. Nickerson for Position […]

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