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Chris Sale won his AL leading 13th game as the Boston Red Sox blanked the Seattle Mariners 4-0 yesterday. The M’s have today off before hosting the New York Mets for three starting tomorrow night…..Bellingham defeated Cowlitz 5-1 in West Coast League action last night. The Black Bears will try and avoid the sweep tonight […]

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Fritz Procession

The recently-departed Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Fritz will be honored today, with a memorial procession planned for this afternoon. Sheriff Mark Nelson says that Deputy Brent Harris, Fritz’ handler, will carry the urn with the dog’s ashes to a brief law enforcement memorial. The procession will begin in the Vancouver area, and will travel […]

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Water Main Break

It was a pretty spectacular show yesterday afternoon in the area of South 12th Avenue and Coweeman Lane, as a water main break sent water shooting into the air. The break was first reported at about 12:30 pm, and then photos of the geyser started going up on social media at about 1 pm yesterday. […]

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Suspect Pursuit

Local law enforcement is working to find a man who evaded law enforcement yesterday afternoon. It’s reported that the man failed a Department of Corrections urine test, and took off from the Hall of Justice a few minutes before 4 pm. The chase went across the Allen Street Bridge, and police lost the suspect in […]

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Serial Shoplifter

A woman who is suspected of traveling I-5 and shoplifting at Walmart stores along the freeway is now in custody, picked up last night at the Woodland Walmart store. Shortly after 9 pm, security at the store in Woodland got in touch with Woodland Police, saying that the suspect was now in the store. They […]

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Foster Farms Protest

An ongoing protest against local meat processors appears to have moved into Kelso, as a confrontation was reported yesterday at Foster Farms in Kelso. Security at the chicken plant reported that the protestors from PETA showed up at about 9:45 yesterday morning; around 10:30 am, it was reported that protestors were blocking the intersection at […]

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KapStone Earnings

KapStone Paper and Packaging reported second-quarter earnings after the bell on Wall Street yesterday afternoon, and while the company had a mostly positive report, they apparently didn’t meet the expectations of the analysts. Kapstone is reporting net sales of $823 million in the quarter, up 5 percent from the second quarter of last year. Net […]

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BPA Rate Hike

We now know the size of the wholesale power rate hike that will be coming from the Bonneville Power Administration, a move that will most likely result in a rise in local electricity bills. BPA announced yesterday that wholesale power rates will rise 5.4 percent on October 1st, along with a transmission rate decrease of […]

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Longview Council Preview

The Longview City Council meets tonight, starting with a 6 pm workshop. That will be a joint meeting with Housing Opportunities of Southwest Washington, formerly known as the Longview Housing Authority. This is intended as an information-sharing meeting, with several council members saying that they want to know more about the agency and how the […]

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Thursday Events

As we head toward the season-ending picnic for the Summer Reading Program next week, there’s still a fun teen event planned for this evening at the Longview Public Library. At 6 pm, local middle and high schoolers are invited to come and take part in the Blanket Fort Party, using blankets and furniture to build […]

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