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Vernonia Shooting

Authorities in Columbia County report that a suspect is in custody in connection with a fatal shooting that took place last night in Vernonia. It’s reported that the shooting took place around 9:30 pm, at a home on Riverside Drive, just off of Highway 47. The victim was alive when police first arrived, but he […]

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Grounded Ship

The U. S. Coast Guard is putting out a “notice to mariners” this morning, reporting that a 600-foot cargo ship has run aground in the Columbia River near Longview. Coast Guard Operations in Astoria says that the ship was coming downriver early this morning when it lost power for s short time near Crim’s Island. […]

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KapStone Vote

Months of tense and sometimes heated labor negotiations could be coming to an end, as KapStone Paper and Packaging and the Association of Pulp and Paper Workers jointly announce that a tentative contract agreement has been reached. The announcement came out of yesterday’s negotiation session, saying that issues regarding health insurance may have been resolved. […]

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Solvay Expansion

Brussels-based Solvay SA is announcing a multi-million-dollar expansion of its hydrogen peroxide production facilities on Industrial Way in Longview. In a press release issued yesterday, Solvay says that they plan to increase North American production by about 20 percent, with the bulk of the work occurring at the Longview production facility. Solvay says that this […]

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Brenda Wing Trial

It’s now being announced that the homicide by abuse trial of Brenda Wing is now scheduled to start May 18th in Lewis County Superior Court, and her defense attorney is telling the media that she does plan to testify. Wing is accused of being involved in last fall’s death of three year-old Jasper Henderling Warner, […]

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Sea Lion Shooters

As the sea lions, sea gulls and eagles continue to feast on smelt in the Cowlitz River, people living along the river are now reporting that people may be shooting at the marine mammals. Shortly after 1 pm yesterday, a woman living in the 2900 block of West Side Highway reported hearing six gunshots, and […]

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LFD Report

Longview Fire Chief Phil Jurmu says that his department is continuing to try and improve its efficiency as he presents the 2014 department report to the Longview City Council. Jurmu says that the statistics show that fire and EMS units are getting where they need to be, when they need to be there. The Longview […]

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United Way News

The posting for the CEO position at the United Way of Cowlitz and Wahkiakum closes today. Earlier this week, it was announced that six applications had been received for the position, which came open after the termination of Kalei LaFave. She has actually re-applied for that post. United Way Board President J. D. Rosetti says […]

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Weekend Events–3/27-29/15

Friday: The whole family is invited to the YMCA of SW Washington on Friday night, as they host the “Family Spring Festival 2015.” This will run from 6 to 8 pm Friday evening in the Multi-Purpose Gym at the Y, with Bingo, crafts, cookie decorating, face painting, games and other prizes. Contact the Y at […]

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KLOG Friday Sports

Gonzaga is looking for a NCAA Sweet 16 win today when they take on UCLA in Houston, 4:15 pm on CBS…..The Trail Blazers take on the Suns in Phoenix tonight, KLOG 6:05 pm. Portland hosts Denver Saturday night…..Rainier and R.A. Long split a baseball double header yesterday, Columbians 2-0 and Jacks 6-2. Today, Mark Morris […]

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