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Piper Vindicated

Bill Ammons, Chuck Wallace and Doug Irvine are on the hook for about $30,000 in legal fees that Cowlitz PUD Commissioner Ned Piper has accrued while fighting the recall petition that was filed by the three men. At yesterday’s hearing in Cowlitz County Superior Court, Judge Stephen Warning ruled in favor of Piper on virtually […]

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Burglary Arrest

A man who’s suspected of burglarizing several coffee stands and other businesses in Longview is now under arrest. Longview Police report taking Preston Michael Carlson, 21, of Longview into custody on Tuesday, connecting him to break-ins reported along 15th Avenue and Oregon Way, on the night of July 20th and the morning of July 21st. […]

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Morton Collision

Bernard Horstman, 56, of Longview is being cited after a collision that took place yesterday morning on Highway 12 east of Morton. State Troopers say that the crash happened around 11:20 yesterday morning, as Horstman was driving a westbound semi. Freddie Rickets, 65, of Randle had stopped to make a left turn onto Savio Road […]

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Earthquake Analysis

Scientists from the U. S. Geological Survey and the University of Washington are going back over sediment samples that were taken decades ago. They’re looking to see if those core samples have information about ancient earthquakes, and if those samples can help fill in the blanks about when we can expect “the next big one” […]

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Operation Make Way

As local anglers are preparing their boats for tomorrow’s opening of the annual Buoy 10 fishing season, the Coast Guard and other marine law enforcement agencies are also preparing, looking to make sure that the fishing boats don’t get tangled with the ocean-going vessels coming in an out of the Columbia River. “Operation Make Way” […]

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Curb Appeal Contest

Today is the final day of the City of Longview “Curb Appeal Contest.” Over the past two months, the city has been promoting the slogan “Make Longview Beautiful,” soliciting nominations for a business to receive the Mayor’s Award for “Best Curb Appeal Improvement.” Before and after photos are being posted on the “Make Longview Beautiful” […]

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School Gardens Grant Met

Lower Columbia School Gardens Director Ian Thompson is out with a big ‘thank you” to the community, as people step up with donations that have landed a $20,000 grant from the Health Care Foundation. Thompson says that the Lower Columbia School Gardens needed to collect $10,000 in donations to be eligible for the challenge grant, […]

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Summer Concert at the Lake

Be sure to bring your boogie shoes to tonight’s Kirkpatrick Family Care Summer Concert at the Lake, as “The Twangshifters” bring their version of rockabilly to Martin’s Dock. Based out of Portland, “The Twangshifters” say that they specialize in “stripped-down, no-nonsense rockabilly, blues and rock-n-roll.“ Band members say that they are the “love children of […]

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KLOG Thursday Sports

Corey Kluber outdueled Felix Hernandez as the Cleveland Indians beat the Mariners 2-0 last night. The teams close out the series today, KLOG 3:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears got a bases loaded hit-by-pitch in the 15th inning to beat the Klamath Falls Gems 5-4 last night. The Bears host the WCL Portland All-Stars tonight at […]

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Pistol Whipping

First-degree assault charges are being filed against Cody Alan Tamayo, 21, of Longview, after he allegedly pistol-whipped another man yesterday afternoon. The victim called Longview Police shortly before 6 pm yesterday evening, claiming that Tamayo had used the pistol to hit him in the face and head several times. Officers met with the victim at […]

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