Weak winds won't circulate fresh air early this week in Cowlitz County, resulting in fog and possibly poor air quality, the latter of which could affect people's breathing.
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TOLEDO — For two quarters, Toutle Lake hung around with Toledo and kept the score close on Saturday night. But the Ducks played more like wolves, waiting for right opportunity to strike in the second half, pressing the Riverhawks to the brink of exhaustion on their way to earning a 40-34 win…
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Capacity will be limited at the Lumberdome for the first boys basketball game of the season between R.A. Long and Mark Morris, scheduled for Jan. 28, the R.A. Long athletic department announced Friday.
A Longview man pleaded guilty Friday in Cowlitz County Superior Court to assisting in the wounding of a Castle Rock officer with a vehicle in February 2021.
Washington residents can order free at-home COVID-19 tests from the state website that launched Friday.
KALAMA — The possibility of Kalama adding a curbside recycling service was put on hold Thursday after a majority of the Kalama City Council decided not to move forward with any presented proposals.
January has been a rocky start to the term of Kelso’s new mayor.
A Chehalis woman arrested in connection with a multi-state string of Home Depot thefts in the fall pleaded guilty to third-degree theft Friday in Cowlitz County Superior Court.
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The Mark Morris girls basketball team continued to get its band back together, and closer to full-strength, the Monarchs rolled to a big win over Columbia River, 55-37, in 2A GSHL play Thursday.
The “staggering” number of COVID-19 cases is straining Washington’s hospital system, although a smaller proportion of those patients have needed critical care, hospital officials said Thursday.
On Dolly Parton’s birthday, January 19, a bill was introduced in the Washington State Legislature that would make her Imagination Library into an official statewide program.
RIDGEFIELD — An Oregon woman who wrecked a truck and backed up Interstate 5 Wednesday near Ridgefield was arrested for allegedly possessing a stolen vehicle.
Nippon Dynawave Packaging received state funds earlier this month to support planned repairs to the railroad crossing at Industrial Way and Washington Way in Longview.
COVID-19 symptoms for students and staff resulted in the closure of an elementary school class and cancellations or delays of two school districts’ bus routes Thursday in Cowlitz County. County health officials report positive COVID-19 cases are higher today than any other time during the pandemic.
Bigfoot enthusiasts will get two days to celebrate the mythical ape-like creature at the annual sQuatch Fest set to take place Jan. 28 and 29 at the Cowlitz County Event Center, 1900 Seventh Ave., Longview.
COVID-19 cases continue to climb in the state and Cowlitz County, straining health-care systems and testing capacity, health officials said Wednesday.
Delayed by a week for technical difficulties, the first Associated Press high school basketball polls dropped Wednesday, featuring plenty of area teams among the lists.
Tuesday’s Kelso City Council meeting was dominated by a second version of the moratorium on halfway houses and a third round of debate over former Mayor Nancy Malone.
LEWIS COUNTY — The death of a logger killed on the job Jan. 10 in Lewis County was ruled an accident.
A dead man was pulled from the eastern end of Lake Sacajawea on Wednesday morning in Longview. His name has not been released and police do not suspect foul play.
RAINIER — At Cornerstone Cafe near the banks of the Columbia River, staff don’t just know the customers by name, they name menu items after them.
The surging case numbers from the omicron variant of COVID-19 have pushed the Toledo School District to reluctantly return to online classes.
The Cowlitz County commissioners Tuesday approved a $161,750 contract for repairs to the annex building after flooding during the 2021 Labor Day weekend damaged the ground floor.
TOUTLE — Spirit Lake Memorial Highway, also known as State Route 504, east of Toutle is open after state crews repaired a failing culvert that created a sinkhole last week.
Four young men were arrested Sunday after allegedly shooting into two occupied homes and an occupied vehicle early Sunday morning in the Longview-Kelso area, then fleeing in a sedan. Officials report no one was injured.
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KALAMA — The two-story market in the works at the Port of Kalama is just the latest in a nearly two-decade effort to expand tourism-related business and activities on the waterfront.
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Community members can receive free COVID-19 vaccines, booster shots and food boxes at a resource fair Tuesday afternoon at Longview Presbyterian Church.
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LACEY — The Kelso girls wrestling team traveled up to Thurston County and showed out on Saturday, finishing third as a team out of 27 schools at the River Ridge Rumble.
LCC didn’t waste much time getting rolling against Pierce on Saturday at Myklebust Gymnasium. Even though they played four quarters, the Red Devils essentially ended the game at halftime in a 79-39 rout of Pierce.
Pierce’s 2-12 record so far this season might’ve fooled a few people, including LCC, as they rolled into Mykelbust Gymnasium Saturday night and gave the Red Devils nearly all they could handle. But in the end, the Red Devils hit the right shots at the right time to take down the Raiders 75-72.
ILWACO — The Ilwaco girls basketball team got all the scoring it would need in eight minutes of play Saturday, shutting out North Beach for nearly two whole quarters and rolling to a 61-17 Pacific 2B League win.
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