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Simpson Sold

The Simpson Lumber mill on 3rd Avenue in Longview is among four mills that the company is selling to British Columbia-based Interfor Corporation. The total value of the deal is put at just less than $95 million, along with working capital and contingent future payments. Officials with Interfor say that the acquisition will increase their […]

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Dryer Hider

A mother and daughter from Silver Lake are under arrest on fraud charges, and Deputies also say that the daughter picked an interesting place to try and hide to avoid arrest. Back in October of this year, Joshua Most of Longview reported that his wallet had been stolen. He also reported that some of his […]

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Hatfield Committee Assignments

As we head toward the upcoming Legislative session, local legislators are getting their committee assignments. It was announced yesterday that 19th District Senator Brian Hatfield will serve as the ranking Democrat on the Agriculture, Water and Rural Economic Development Committee, and will also serve in the same role on the Natural Resources and Parks Committee. […]

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Wahkiakum Fairgrounds Transfer

Wahkiakum County could be transferring ownership of the County Fairgrounds property in Skamakowa. The Wahkiakum Eagle reports that County Commission Dan Cothren met this week with the Commissioners for Wahkiakum Port District 2, to discuss reports that the Port was interested in taking ownership of the fairgrounds. If the deal is consummated, the Port would […]

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Rain Ahead

Make sure that you have your raincoats, umbrellas and rubber boots at the ready this weekend, as an extremely wet weather system bears down on the region. The Weather Service says that we have a “rainy weekend” ahead, with up to 10 inches of rain expected in the mountains, 4 to 8 inches of rain […]

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Clam Dig

It may be a bit wet, but the beaches will still be open for razor clam digging this weekend. Long Beach, Twin Harbors will all be open on the evening tides, starting tonight and going through next Tuesday. Copalis will also be open for dinning tomorrow night only. Mocrocks will be available for digging tonight, […]

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Weeklend Events–12/19-21/14

Friday: Each weekend through the 28th, Stageworks Northwest invites you to take part in their “Christmas Party” at the Longview Theatre; you’re asked to wear your “ugly sweaters” or other festive apparel, and bring an inexpensive White Elephant gift to “exchange.” Shows are at 7:30 pm Friday and Saturday, and at 2 pm on Sunday. […]

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The Seahawks locked up linebacker K.J. Wright to a four-year contract extension, reportedly worth $27 million. The Hawks have a big one at Arizona Sunday night…..The Blazers take on the Spurs in San Antonio tonight, KLOG 4:05 pm…..Big boys high school non-leaguer tonight as Kelso hosts Mark Morris, both on KLOG and The Wave. Last […]

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Minor Road Body

Kelso Police continue to investigate yesterday afternoon’s discovery of a body behind a business on Minor Road. The first calls about the body came in around 1:30 yesterday afternoon, when it was reported that an adult male was face-down on the ground behind the building in the 100 block of Minor Road. Kelso Police now […]

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Sex Offender Petition

The Washington Attorney General is filing a petition in Cowlitz County Superior Court, asking to have James Wynn, 53, civilly committed as a violent and predatory sex offender. Back in 1991, Wynn was convicted on two counts of first-degree rape and two counts of first-degree kidnapping, and was sentenced to just less than 29 years […]

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