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Strike Continues

The picketing continues at KapStone Paper and Packaging, as the strike by the Association of Western Pulp and Paper Workers is now in its fifth day. The Sheriff’s Office is now investigating an incident reported last night on the strike line, as one of the union picketers apparently was struck by a car leaving the […]

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Kelso Mediation

There could be another labor confrontation brewing in Kelso, as the Kelso Education Association files a request with the Public Employment Relation Commission to request mediators to help settle their contract. In an announcement issued Friday, Roy Maier with the Kelso Education Association says that the Kelso School District is refusing to adequately compensate teachers […]

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School Starts

Summer is over for some school kids in the local area, while other have another few days before the school doors swing open. Today is the first day of school for first-through-fifth graders in the Kelso School District, and it’s also “Transition Day” for 6th and 9th-graders, giving those kids a full day to become […]

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Woodland HS Opens

About a week prior to the first day of school in Woodland, you’re invited to come by and take a tour of the brand-spanking-new Woodland High School. The Woodland School District is holding a Grand Opening and Ribbon-Cutting ceremony this evening, starting at 6 pm. The doors will open at 5:30 pm, then at 6, […]

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Foster Farms Fine

The Washington Department of Ecology is fining Foster Farms in Kelso $44,000 for releases of untreated wastewater from the company’s chicken processing facility in Kelso. DOE claims that Foster Farms released untreated wastewater on June 6th of this year; they also claim that the volume was large enough to overwhelm the Three Rivers Water Treatment […]

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Gun Flasher

Kelso Police are looking into an incident reported last night, where a man claims that someone pulled a gun on him, right in front of the Police Station. This incident was reported shortly before 9 pm, in the 200 block of South Pacific Avenue. The victim says that he was on a bike when the […]

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Road Work

There are some projects around the area that might slow your travels. The City of Longview plans to start a three-week concrete street panel repair project at 15th and Commerce, with that work starting today. Street Supervisor Craig Collins says that they plan to repair panels on both sides of 15th Avenue, along with the […]

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Accounting Merger

Two of the area’s more significant accounting firms are announcing a merger. The Futcher-Henry Group and Chace and Spurgeon are announcing that they’re combining companies to become what’s now call The Futcher Group, with David Futcher, Jori Scruggs-Brown and David Spurgeon listed as the company’s shareholders. The merger comes after the retirement of Bob Chace, […]

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Mad Hatter Tea Party

Area teens are invited to the Longview Public Library for the Mad Hatter Tea Party, running from 3:30 to 5:30 pm in the Rose Garden on the east side of the Library. Along with croquet and other lawn games, they’ll also be serving iced tea and other treats. Organizers say that costumes are encouraged, as […]

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KLOG Monday Sports

The White Sox beat the Mariners 6-5 in 11 innings on Sunday. The M’s are in Houston to play the Astros tonight, KLOG 4:00 pm…..The Seattle Sounders held off the Portland Timbers in MLS soccer yesterday…..The Portland Thorns and Washington Spirit ended in a 3-3 tie at Providence Park last night…..The LCC women’s soccer team […]

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