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Cowlitz County is also moving ahead with issuing “Requests for Qualifications” regarding operation of the Headquarters Landfill, rejecting a request from the Cowlitz County Solid Waste Advisory Committee to have input in the process. Kelso City Manager Steve Taylor is the current chair of the SWAC (swak); he says that the committee took a stand […]

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The Longview City Council is approving changes to the Master Plan for R. A. Long Park in the Civic Circle, changing from a water feature in the plaza across from the Monticello Hotel to a grass plaza. At last night’s City Council workshop, three options were presented, a concrete plaza with a water feature, a […]

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Two people were displaced from their home by a Monday night fire on Eufaula Heights Road. The fire was reported at about 11:30 Monday night, in the 1200 block of Eufaula Heights. Both occupants evacuated, and ran to a neighbor’s house to report the fire, which apparently started on the front porch of the home. […]

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The investigation into a massive poaching case involving as many as ten Cowlitz County residents has been concluded, and is now being reviewed by the Cowlitz County Prosecutor for charging decisions. The Centralia Chronicle reports on the wrap-up of the investigation. Mike Cenci is the chief of westside enforcement for Washington Fish and Wildlife, and […]

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Raw milk produced by the Spanish Sonrise Dairy in Yacolt is being recalled, after the E. coli bacteria was reportedly found in their products. The Washington Department of Agriculture says that E. coli was found in raw cream processed at the dairy, processed from the dairy’s whole milk. The recall affects Spanish Sonrise milk with […]

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The Longview Planning Commission has a special meeting set for this evening, where they will conduct a workshop on Proposed Zoning Code Amendments Regarding Multifamily Housing. The workshop is set for 7 pm in the second floor training room at the Lon…

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Local NASA Ambassador Greg Cermak will be at the Longview Library this evening, presenting “Eclipse 101,” starting 6 pm. Cermak calls his talk “An Eclipse to Remember,” and he will have information on next Monday’s total solar eclipse. Cermak will talk about how to safely observe this eclipse, along with information on partial eclipses and […]

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FBI agents in California are now examining an item that could break open the 46 year-old D. B. Cooper skyjacking case. Fox News is reporting that a man who’s been continuing to pursue the case has found a piece of parachute strap that may have come from the elusive hijacker’s parachute. Tom Colbert is a […]

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It was a busy day for the pole installers at the Cowlitz PUD, as they had to replace two damaged poles yesterday. The first incident snarled traffic in and out of North Kelso yesterday morning, after a pole came down in the intersection at North Pacific and Columbia Street at 6:20 yesterday morning. Kelso Police […]

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The Sheriff’s Office is obtaining a warrant to search a car that was seized yesterday afternoon near Kalama, claiming that a large amount of meth is contained inside. This incident got started at about 4 yesterday afternoon, when Deputies and Kalama Police were investigating a “suspicious car” incident in the area of West Kalama River […]

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