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KLOG Thursday Sports

The Mariners melted down in the 9th inning, allowing Texas to score two times with two outs for a 3-2 victory. It wasted a fine pitching performance by Felix Hernandez. The teams are playing a day game today, KLOG 10:00 am…..The reserves played most of the minutes as the Blazers beat the Clippers 110-104 last [...]

Highlands Flasher

Two women report that a man exposed himself to them in separate incidents reported yesterday afternoon in the 200 block of 22nd Avenue. One woman called 911 at about 3:25 yesterday afternoon, claiming that the man stopped as he was walking down the street, dropped his pants and then grabbed his genitalia. She says this [...]

Fishing Shack Fire

There’s no word yet on the cause of a fire that destroyed a fishing shack last night on the banks of the Cowlitz River near Castle Rock. Around 11:30 pm, a person driving along Pleasant Hill Road reported seeing a large fire on the river bank. Cowlitz Fire District 6 from Castle Rock and Cowlitz [...]

Lake Merwin Fire

Authorities in Clark County are still investigating a fire that destroyed a vacation trailer yesterday afternoon at the Lake Merwin Campers Hideaway in Amboy. Fire crews were called to the private campground at about 12:20 yesterday afternoon, when flames were seen coming out of the trailer. One of the trucks responding from Clark Fire District [...]

Columbia Heights Update

As they continue to observe the slumping hillside that has Columbia Heights Road closed to through traffic, the City of Longview is once again asking for your “continued patience” with the road closure. The city is out with a reminder that Columbia Heights Road is closed until further notice to through traffic from Fishers Lane [...]

Building Bridges Showcase

You’re invited to the Cowlitz County Regional Conference Center this afternoon and evening, as the Kelso-Longview Chamber of Commerce hosts the “Building Bridges Regional Business Showcase.” This will run from 1 to 7 pm, and will feature displays from local businesses from all around the area. Bill Marcum with the Chamber says that this will [...]

School Garden Talk

Ian Thompson of the Lower Columbia School Gardens will be speaking this evening at Lower Columbia College, talking about the “Successes, Challenges and Opportunities” that have come his way after starting this project. Over the past year, the Lower Columbia School Gardens have connected about 3,000 school kids all across the county in gardening activities, [...]

Veggie Workshop

The WSU Master Gardeners are hosting a workshop on “Starting Vegetable Plants,” getting under way at 6 pm this evening in the Floral building at the Cowlitz County Fairgrounds. Pre-registration is required, and there is a cost of $20 to attend. Participants will choose seeds for 18 starts, for things like lettuce, tomatoes, basil, zinnias [...]

Spring Community Conversations

The spring Community Conversation lectures start today, checking out the rear-view mirror with the theme of “Looking Back to 1964.” LCC instructors will go over a wide range of topics, focused on the world of 1964 as compared to today. Transitional Studies Instructor Roy Staples will kick things off today with an examination of the [...]

WellCity Award

For the seventh consecutive year, the City of Longview is being presented with a WellCity Award, one of just 96 cities and public entities across the state being so honored. The WellCity Awards come from the Association of Washington Cities Employee Benefit Trust, and are presented to those entities that have met a stringent set [...]