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A sanitary sewer maintenance project is affecting traffic on Washington Way, as the City of Longview re-routes a temporary pipe across the roadway, protecting those pipes with a large hump in the road. The city now has Washington Way reduced to one lane in each direction between Hudson Street and Hemlock Street, and the speed […]

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The offshore salmon season opens this weekend, with the charter boats in Ilwaco getting ready to head out. Fishery Managers say that they expect slightly higher numbers of Chinook and Coho in the ocean this year; with these improved forecasts, the quotas are also being raised. There’s a quota of 45,000 Chinook, while the Coho […]

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Local kids are invited to “Build a Better World” during this year’s Summer Reading Program at the libraries in Cowlitz County. The libraries in Longview, Kelso, Kalama and Castle Rock are participating in this year’s Summer Reading program, with activities and prize giveaways going on through the wrap-up in August. Kids that reach the “Super […]

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Friday: The Sons of Norway are hosting a Collectibles and Antiques Sale this Friday and Saturday, running from 9 am until 3 pm at the lodge on Catlin Street in West Kelso. The café will also be open from 10 am until 2 pm each day. Help raise money for the homeless at the Indoor […]

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Checking out this weekend’s weather forecast, the City of Longview is already making a “Determination of a Severe Weather Event,” which will allow Severe Weather Shelters to begin operating. The National Weather Service is predicting hot weather on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Today’s high is expected to be in the upper 70’s, but they’re also […]

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It looks like it’s going to be a long night for the Longview City Council, as they hold a 6 pm workshop prior to the regular meeting at 7 pm. That regular meeting features a 15-page agenda. At the 6 pm workshop, City Manager Dave Campbell will present possible revisions to the city’s taxi regulations, […]

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Probable cause has been found to hold Terrance Wayne Roche, 34, of Kelso with second-degree child molestation, as he’s accused of improper activity with a 12 year-old girl. Today’s Daily News lines out the allegations, which come from the girl’s mother. It’s claimed that Roche molested the girl earlier this week, as they were visiting […]

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Jacey Anthony Hoppert, 26, is being charged with assault at an incident that happened on Tuesday. In a press release, Rainier Police say that they responded to a report of a fight at the Chevron station in downtown Rainier. Officers found Hoppert near the gas station, and it’s claimed that he assaulted the officer and […]

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As the weather heats up, fishery managers in Washington and Oregon are announcing the summer salmon and steelhead season on the Columbia River. The summer season is now open on the Columbia, and is expected to be open through July 31st. Anglers can catch two salmon or steelhead per day; the bag limit can include […]

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If you’re a family caregiver, the Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities is offering a series of workshops called “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” which will be offered each Thursday afternoon, today through July 27th. Organizers say that this “Powerful Tools Workshop” will give you information on taking care of yourself while also taking care of […]

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