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New ferry Oscar B comes home to Lower Columbia

New ferry Oscar B comes home to Lower Columbia

ABOARD THE M/V OSCAR B — Sea lions dotted the river ahead like sprinkled black pepper as a stiff February breeze waxed over the boat.

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Readers' Rides: Jan Johnson's 1929 Model A Ford coupe

Readers' Rides: Jan Johnson's 1929 Model A Ford coupe

Jan Johnson’s 1929 Model A Ford Coupe has rolled through the mountains of Alaska and the back roads of Castle Rock. Now it makes its home in a…

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MM girls jump on Olympic early, lock up Yakima trip

MM girls jump on Olympic early, lock up Yakima trip

CHEHALIS — The Monarchs spent the entire season waiting to get back to Yakima.

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Picking up pickleball

Picking up pickleball

Retired Longview schoolteacher Bill Noteboom might be 87 years old, but he’s got what it takes to put some oomph into his pickleball serve.

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Kelso staff working to fix traffic signal at Allen St. and Minor Road

Kelso staff working to fix traffic signal at Allen St. and Minor Road

The traffic signal at the intersection at Allen Street and Minor Road will continue to cycle improperly until further notice, the City of Kels…

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Police Blotter: Feb. 28

Police Blotter: Feb. 28

Recent reports of criminal activity and an update on local court actions.

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Police: Assailants with knife rob woman in West Kelso

Police: Assailants with knife rob woman in West Kelso

A woman was robbed at knifepoint in West Kelso on Thursday night and had an undisclosed amount of money stolen from her, Kelso police Captain …

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Police investigating Mark Morris teacher's alleged misconduct regarding student

Police investigating Mark Morris teacher's alleged misconduct regarding student

Veteran Mark Morris High School English teacher Lindsay Norwood, who was place on paid administrative leave Jan. 12, is under police investiga…

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Legislative Roll Call Report (Feb. 27)

Legislative Roll Call Report (Feb. 27)

How local state lawmakers voted on key issues at the 2015 Legislative session. 

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Authorities waiting to announce identities of Winlock fire victims

Authorities waiting to announce identities of Winlock fire victims

It may take a few days to officially identify the remains of a mother and her two daughters presumed to have died in Thursday morning’s house …

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Tribes from around US gather to discuss legal marijuana

Tribes from around US gather to discuss legal marijuana

TULALIP, Wash. — The Justice Department's December announcement that it would allow the nation's Indian tribes to legalize and regulate mariju…

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Blazers come from behind for 115-112 win over Thunder

Blazers come from behind for 115-112 win over Thunder

PORTLAND — LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points and 16 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 115-112 F…

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MM girls jump on Olympic early, lock up Yakima trip

MM girls jump on Olympic early, lock up Yakima trip

CHEHALIS — The Monarchs spent the entire season waiting to get back to Yakima.

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Editorial Cartoons

Editorial Cartoons

Check out our gallery of recent cartoons from Nick Anderson, Clay Bennett, Lisa Benson, Darrin Bell and Signe Wilkinson.

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Kids' Weather Drawings

Kids' Weather Drawings

A gallery of recent offerings from local students.

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Photos: New ferry Oscar B comes home to Lower Columbia

Photos: New ferry Oscar B comes home to Lower Columbia

New ferry Oscar B made its maiden voyage and docked at Puget Island just before 9:30 a.m. Friday.

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Lifestyles

Readers' Rides: Jan Johnson's 1929 Model A Ford coupe

Readers' Rides: Jan Johnson's 1929 Model A Ford coupe

Jan Johnson’s 1929 Model A Ford Coupe has rolled through the mountains of Alaska and the back roads of Castle Rock. Now it makes its home in a…

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Picking up pickleball

Picking up pickleball

Retired Longview schoolteacher Bill Noteboom might be 87 years old, but he’s got what it takes to put some oomph into his pickleball serve.

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In the Woods: Surge in Idaho's deer population

In the Woods: Surge in Idaho's deer population

A series of mild winters has led to a large surge in the state’s deer population.

February 27, 2015 2:52 pm(0)
Klickitat rail-to-trail features winter eagles

Klickitat rail-to-trail features winter eagles

LYLE, Wash. — The lower two miles are the least scenic — perhaps least appealing — of the otherwise splendid Klickitat Trail.

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Plenty more chances to dig clams

Plenty more chances to dig clams

Clam diggers can return to two coastal beaches Monday through Thursday to dig razor clams during a month packed with potential digging opportunities.

February 26, 2015 6:30 pm(0)
Now’s the time to plan for summer adventures

Now’s the time to plan for summer adventures

SPOKANE — Winter is the season for thinking ahead to summer adventures that require a special permit or reservations.

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Lewis River campsite reservations begin Sunday

Lewis River campsite reservations begin Sunday

Making online reservations for the most popular sites in PacifiCorp’s Lewis River Recreation area will go live at 9 a.m. Sunday. Campsites at …

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