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The Longview School Board meets tonight, planning to adopt the 2017-2018 operating budget, while also reviewing a draft of the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Longview Education Association. The board actually has a 6 pm executive session scheduled, where they plan to discuss the CBA. That meeting is closed to the public, while the meeting […]

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While work continues on marijuana rules and regulations in Castle Rock, the City Council is making plans to extend the moratorium on pot-related businesses. The Castle Rock City Council meets tonight at 7:30 pm, and they will start the meeting with a public hearing on a proposed second extension of the current moratorium. After the […]

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After hearing citizens speak for and against the proposed zoning code changes regarding the possible locations of Emergency Shelters inside the city limits, the Longview City Council is taking the proposals that were prepared by an ad hoc City Council committee to the next step. Mayor Don Jensen says that they hope to take action […]

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In other action at last night’s Longview City Council meeting, JH Kelly came in with the low bid on the remodel of the Longview Police Station at 14th and Hudson, and is being awarded the contract for the job. JH Kelly’s bid of $767,000 was the lowest of four bids that were received. The bid […]

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Weyerhaeuser employees are reporting that someone tried to steal a company fire truck that they have staged out on their property on Burma Road near Castle Rock. Sheriff’s Deputies were sent to the Weyco facility in the 500 block of Burma Road at about 5:30 yesterday morning, when the attempted theft was discovered. They say […]

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The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office is looking for your help in finding a “vehicle of interest” in a Wednesday morning collision near Winlock, an incident that left an 18 year-old man with significant injuries. Chief Criminal Deputy Dusty Breen says that the collision happened a few minutes before noon on Wednesday, in the 600 block […]

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Current 18th District Representative Liz Pike is taking another run at a seat on the Clark County Council. Pike announced her candidacy last Friday, speaking from her farm near Camas. Pike says that she’s “running for the citizens of Clark County,” with a goal of becoming the “premier economic engine” for the region. This is […]

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Along with the paving that the Department of Transportation is doing along State Route 411 from Tennant Way in Longview to Castle Rock, Cascade Natural Gas is replacing a gas line, working in the area between Washington Street and Hudson Street. Brothers Pipeline has been contracted for the work, with plans to install a high-pressure […]

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The City of Longview has water line flushing planned for this evening, working in the area between 30th Avenue and Coal Creek Road, north of Ocean Beach Highway. Work will start this morning at 8 am, and they should be done by 2 pm. Advisory signs will be posted; you’re advised to refrain from using […]

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Friday: Today is a “Free Day” at Washington State Parks, with no fees being charged for Day Use areas at all of Washington’s state parks. This is in celebration of the 101st birthday of the Washington State Park system, with no Discover Pass needed to enjoy the day use areas at any of the state […]

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