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Special council meeting in Winlock cancelled

A special council meeting to discuss Winlock’s police force on Monday has been cancelled.

May 31, 2015 10:45 pm Related (1)
Oil refinery faces host of hurdles before coming to Longview

Oil refinery faces host of hurdles before coming to Longview

Port of Longview made national headlines this week when it announced it would pursue a deal with a startup company for a new $800 million oil …

May 29, 2015 11:45 pm Related (11)
Spencer's HeartStrong Foundation donates five AEDs to Longview police

Spencer's HeartStrong Foundation donates five AEDs to Longview police

Spencer Best’s life was saved by an Automatic External Defibrillator and police officers, so he paid it forward in the most appropriate way Th…

May 29, 2015 9:45 pm(4)
Kelso's Japanese sister city gets warm welcome

Kelso's Japanese sister city gets warm welcome

It takes a special kind of friendship to travel more than 4,000 miles just to invite someone to an anniversary in person.

May 28, 2015 11:45 pm(0)
Former Gov. Lowry in town to support Millennium project

Former Gov. Lowry in town to support Millennium project

Former Washington governor Mike Lowry was in town Thursday to tour and promote Millennium Bulk Terminals’ proposed coal export facility.

May 28, 2015 11:40 pm(7)
Washington oil spill plan open for public comment

Washington oil spill plan open for public comment

State planners have completed a draft proposal outlining how emergency crews would respond to an oil spill in Southwest Washington. The plan, …

May 28, 2015 10:15 pm(3)

Winlock Council holding meeting to discuss police department

The Winlock City Council will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. Monday to discuss the future of its police force following the retirement of it…

May 28, 2015 3:30 pm(0)

Corps of Engineers to close Columbia Snake River system for 3 months

Making sure shippers have plenty of time to adjust, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced it will close the Columbia Snake River navi…

May 27, 2015 10:15 pm(0)
Port of Longview to pursue deal for new oil refinery

Port of Longview to pursue deal for new oil refinery

Port of Longview announced Tuesday that it is negotiating with Riverside Refining to bring an $800 million oil refinery to Longview that would…

May 26, 2015 11:45 pm Related (56)
Lou Johnson to resign from Port of Longview commission

Lou Johnson to resign from Port of Longview commission

Port of Longview Commissioner Lou Johnson announced Tuesday that he will resign from his post on the three-member commission effective June 30.

May 26, 2015 11:15 pm(3)

Offices that failed to draw a candidate removed from ballot

Several offices up for election this year won’t be on the ballot in November. The offices failed to draw any candidates, despite a special thr…

May 26, 2015 10:50 pm(2)
Cowlitz PUD picks up cyber security insurance

Cowlitz PUD picks up cyber security insurance

The Cowlitz PUD has insured itself against liability if hackers break into its customers' files.

May 26, 2015 10:40 pm(0)

Raises for Wahkiakum elected officials on hold

CATHLAMET — Despite presenting a united front, Wahkiakum County elected officials looking for 15 percent raises were told to wait and see Tues…

May 26, 2015 10:30 pm(0)
Council looks to spend some traffic camera money; ATS seeks fee increases

Council looks to spend some traffic camera money; ATS seeks fee increases

The police department is seeking $110,000 from Longview’s traffic safety fund — revenue from school-zone speed camera tickets — to pay for an …

May 26, 2015 2:00 pm(13)

Cowlitz PUD commissioners to hear report on I-937

Renewable energy will be back on the agenda at Tuesday's Cowlitz PUD meeting.

May 24, 2015 5:00 pm(0)

Wahkiakum County won't give up fight over biosolids

Despite a recent setback at the hands of the state Supreme Court, Wahkiakum County officials aren’t giving up their fight to keep septic tank …

May 23, 2015 10:45 pm(5)
Kelso's Japanese sister city delegation to visit Thursday

Kelso's Japanese sister city delegation to visit Thursday

Representatives from Kelso’s sister city are coming to town. But keep the kilts in the closet — the visitors are coming from Japan, not Scotland.

May 23, 2015 10:30 pm Related

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Wahkiakum elected officials asking for raises

Six of Wahkiakum County’s elected officials are asking for their first raises in more than seven years.

May 23, 2015 10:15 pm(1)
Corps of Engineers set to begin cormorant removal at mouth of Columbia

Corps of Engineers set to begin cormorant removal at mouth of Columbia

After winning a court battle, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will now begin killing double-crested cormorants from East Sand Island …

May 22, 2015 11:15 pm(3)
Port of Woodland puts Martin Bar boat launch on 'indefinite hold'

Port of Woodland puts Martin Bar boat launch on 'indefinite hold'

The Port of Woodland has placed an “indefinite hold” on an effort to build a $4.2 million boat launch at the north end of the Woodland Bottoms.

May 22, 2015 11:00 pm(0)
A look at Longview's potential water options

A look at Longview's potential water options

Longview’s water committee may have narrowed its options this week, but you wouldn’t know it by the list that remains.

May 21, 2015 11:45 pm Related (16)
Longview Council, school board meet on school zone safety

Longview Council, school board meet on school zone safety

Only one man spoke up at a meeting on school zone safety Thursday night, and it wasn’t to decry the recent revelation that school-zone traffic…

May 21, 2015 11:20 pm Related (1)
City names 7th Avenue fields after Councilman Hutchinson

City names 7th Avenue fields after Councilman Hutchinson

His blood, sweat and tears really are in that turf on Seventh Avenue where, on any given weekend, scores of people play the World’s Game.

May 21, 2015 11:15 pm(2)
Stricter school-zone speed standards bring wave of tickets

Stricter school-zone speed standards bring wave of tickets

Aaron Roe is sorry. He said so in a letter to the city after getting a speeding ticket in the mail this week.

May 20, 2015 11:45 pm(37)

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