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Birnie Slough Standoff

The Wahkiakum County Sheriff’s Office reports that a standoff at a home on East Birnie Slough Road ended peacefully, with one man safely taken into custody. Sheriff Mark Howie says that they went to a home in the 100 block of East Birnie Slough Road, checking on a man who reportedly has some mental health […]

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Willow Grove Collision

No injuries were reported yesterday morning on the Columbia River near Willow Grove, after a barge being towed by a tugboat ran over a fishing boat. Coast Guard officials confirm that the collision happened around 7:30 yesterday morning, on the river near the Willow Grove Boat Launch. It’s noted that it was very foggy on […]

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Forger Caught

Luis Olaez-Apodaca, 34, of Cornelius is in the Cowlitz County Jail, booked yesterday morning by the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office on multiple counts of forgery and theft. On the initial incident report on the warrant service, it’s reported that Olaez-Apodaca is being booked on 46 counts of forgery, along with counts of first-degree and second-degree […]

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Kalama PD Vote

The Kalama City Council is moving ahead with adoption of a funding plan for a new Police Station, even while citizens continue to express their opposition and displeasure with the plan. Today’s Daily News reports on last night’s meeting of the Kalama City Council, saying that a 400-signature “letter of no confidence” was presented to […]

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Longview Council Preview

The Longview City Council meets tonight, starting with a 6 pm workshop, where the city’s paid lobbyist will go over the recently-adjourned 2018 Legislative session. The regular meeting starts at 7 pm; after a couple of presentations, the Council will take up proposed zoning and comprehensive plan amendments for the area that includes the old […]

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Veterans Job Fair

Local veterans are invited to the Veterans Job Fair that’s happening today in Kelso. This will run from noon until 2 pm at WorkSource Cowlitz/Wahkiakum, located at 305 South Pacific Avenue, Suite B in downtown Kelso. You’re advised to dress professionally, bring copies of your resume and be ready to meet with company representatives, which […]

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CTE Session

Career and Technical Education professionals will be meeting this afternoon at Lower Columbia College, taking part in the CTE Cowlitz-Pacific-Wahkiakum General Advisory Meeting. The CTE professionals will also be meeting with business and industry partners, talking and learning about Career Pathways in local schools. The meeting will run from 5 to 6:30 pm in the […]

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STEM Award

The California-based SEMI Foundation is announcing that Lower Columbia College is the first-ever partner in the “SEMI High Tech U Certified Partner Program,” expanding access to high-tech career opportunities. Based in Milpitas, Calfornia, the SEMI Foundation was created in 2001, using industries to help emphasize STEM skills training, while also helping to inspire young people […]

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Views and Brews

You can get the latest on the Yellowstone Supervolcano while also enjoying some great local beers this evening, as the Mount St. Helens Institute brings the “Brews and Views” lecture series to Ashtown Brewing in Longview. Dan Dzurisen with the Cascades Volcano Observatory and the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory will be coming into the brewery on […]

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KLOG Thursday Sports

The Gonzaga Bulldogs take on the Florida State Seminoles in NCAA men’s Sweet 16 action tonight in Los Angeles. The game tips off at 7:07 pm…..Kelso defeated Mark Morris 13-3 in prep softball yesterday. Capri Franzen had a homer and three RBI’s. MM is slated to host Astoria today at 7th Avenue Park, weather permitting…..Kelso […]

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