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Work continues on the sanitary sewer project that’s happening on Hudson Street, a project that will continue through the end of this month. The City of Longview is now announcing additional traffic adjustments that are connected to this project. City officials now say that Hudson Street between Washington Way and 19th Avenue will remain closed […]

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Local kids are invited to come and make “Fairy Gardens” at the libraries in Kelso and Longview. This is connected to the “Build a Better World” Summer Reading Program that’s being offered at the libraries across Cowlitz County. “Fairy Gardens” is being offered at 2 pm at the Kelso Library, and at 3 pm at […]

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Word is getting out that the Masthead Restaurant on Ocean Beach Highway is changing hands, and may be going away. TDN reports that current owner Rick Carns is selling to a “redeveloper,” who they say is expected to put the site to another use. Carns tells the paper that the buyer has 90 days to […]

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Kelso Police are posting pictures of Misty Ann Lumsden, 36, on Facebook, looking for assistance in locating the missing woman. Family members called KPD at about 1 yesterday afternoon, to report that they haven’t seen her in more than a month. The mother says that she has checked with other family members, who also report […]

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Longview Police say that a summons is being prepared for the rider of a motorcycle that was involved in a crash early yesterday morning. They say that the crash took place in the area of Virginia Way and Lindsey Drive, a few minutes after 2 am. Witnesses say that the rider went into the ditch, […]

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The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office now reports that a fatal shooting that took place on the 4th of July was indeed a case of self-defense. Chief Criminal Deputy Dusty Breen says that the shooting took place at a campsite near Randle, after a 63 year-old man from Glenoma went over to talk to another man […]

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Few details are available as of yet on a serious collision that took place Saturday night in the vicinity of Rainier High School. The crash was reported at about 9:15 Saturday night, near the old Rainier High football field. It’s reported that a Jeep rolled over, with two teens injured in the crash. Those in […]

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Be aware that the Minor Road Improvement Project get under way today, with work continuing over the next two months. The City of Kelso is working to improve Minor Road between Allen Street and Mt. Brynion Road, with work going on during daylight hours. In the not-too-distant future, a full two-week closure of the road […]

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The “Food for Thought” Summer Meals program starts today at Archie Anderson Park in Longview, a joint venture involving Longview Parks and Recreation and the Longview School District. The program will run from today through August 20th, from 11:45 am to 3 pm. Free lunches will be served to anyone age 18 and younger, and […]

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While the active search for Wilford “Ray” Johnson, 91, of Kelso is suspended, the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office says that they have an open missing person case, and they say that they’re “very concerned” about the circumstances of Johnson’s disappearance. The Sheriff’s Office and Johnson’s family met with media yesterday, where Chief Criminal Deputy Charlie […]

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