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Archive | October, 2016

Halloween Stuff Sponsored By KLOG

Posted on 28th October 2016 at 09:09

The Spooktacular Halloween Party is tonight at the Kelso Elks…..The Cinema of Horrors at the old Three Rivers Cinema is open tonight and tomorrow night but will dial back the scary for kids Trick or Treat nights Sunday and Monday.

Deputy Shelton Honored

Posted on 28th October 2016 at 09:08

The Justice and Hope Awards Committee formally recognized Cowlitz Deputy Sherriff Craig Shelton for his compassionate work and effort on domestic violence and sexual assault. He was lauded for a case last May where he went out of his way in support of a victim who was shot at

I-5 Crash

Posted on 28th October 2016 at 09:08

An Olympia teenager was injured when the car she was driving lost control on I-5 just north of Kelso. Jessica Ilg, 16, was driving southbound on I-5 just before 2 pm when she swerved to make exit 42. Her Chevy Lumina hit the Exit 42 sign before cross the off ramp, going up an embankment and rolling before coming to rest on the driver’s side facing northbound.  Ilg was taken to St. John Medical Center for treatment. According to the State Patrol, drugs or alcohol was not a factor in the crash

Solid Weyco Report

Posted on 28th October 2016 at 09:07

Weyerhaeuser today reported third quarter net earnings of $227 million, an increase of 45 percent compared with the second quarter. Weyco president Doyle Simons said it was the best third quarter in over a decade

KLOG Friday Sports

Posted on 28th October 2016 at 08:51

Game three of the World Series is today at Chicago, KLOG 4:00 pm…..The Clippers beat the Blazers 114-109 last night. Portland will be at Denver tomorrow night…..Kelso plays an earlier football game today with a 5 pm kickoff at Hudson’s Bay, FM 101.5 The Wave at 4:00 pm. Also, R.A. Long hosts Hockinson and Mark Morris is at Woodland…..Mark Morris beat R.A. Long 3-2 in Civil War volleyball last night…..The LCC volleyball teams is at Tacoma tonight at 7 pm…..The R.A. Long girls soccer teams opens 2A District play at Tumwater tomorrow at 1 pm. Last night Washougal beat MM 4-1…..The LCC soccer team closes the season tomorrow night at Bellevue (6 pm)…..The big Pac-12 football showdown tomorrow has the Huskies at Utah, KLOG 11:30 am.

Harvest Fest Tonight

Posted on 27th October 2016 at 09:44

More and more local kids are finding out about the Harvest Fest at Lower Columbia College. The popular pre-Halloween event is put on by the Associated Students of Lower Columbia College and it’s tonight at the student center. The event is free, but they are asking for folks to donate canned goods as part of their Harvest Fest Food Drive. The Harvest Fest begins at 6 pm tonight at the LCC Student Center.

Longview City Council Tonight

Posted on 27th October 2016 at 09:43

The Longview City Council will introduce some esteemed guests at the start of tonight regular meeting. The delegation from sister city Wako will be on hand as part of their visit with city leaders and community members.

City staff has been working on an updated policy dealing with acceptance of donations/gifts and memorials to Longview. The update includes establishing policies and procedures for considering and accepting any gifts to the City. The policy covers all monetary, property, endowment and memorial donations.

There will also be discussion regarding the PUD upgrades to lighting circuits at R.A. Long Park at the Civic Circle. The PUD has offered to transfer ownership of the four lighting circuits and 48 poles to the City.

And the Council will also be making an appointment to the Parks and Recreation Board following the resignation of Louis LaPierre. Cameron Carson has been recommended to take over that position.

Patty Murray Visits

Posted on 27th October 2016 at 09:42

U.S. Senator Patty Murray was in Longview yesterday. She toured the newest local Head Start facility at Memorial Park. Murray has been a long time supporter of the Head Start program. She also made an appearance at the local Democratic headquarters in Longview.

Woodland School Levy

Posted on 27th October 2016 at 09:41

The Woodland School Board approved placing a three-year replacement maintenance and operation levy on a special election ballot set for February 14th. The levy would raise $4.5 million in 2018, $4.7 million in 2019 and $5 million for 2020.

Coal Dust Trial

Posted on 27th October 2016 at 09:40

A trial next month will weigh whether coal dust that spills into waterways from BNSF coal trains violates environmental law. A federal judge ruled Tuesday that BNSF would be liable for pollution if groups proved at trial that the discharges actually occurred.