Courtney Talak

Reporter/Photographer

Cowlitz PUD General Manager Steve Kern, right, who just announced his May retirement, poses in front of the Cowlitz PUD with Director of Power…

Red Leaf Organic Coffee owners Ray Vandervalk, left, and wife Melissa Vanderwalk, right, tend a batch of Peruvian medium roast beans cool down…

Cowlitz County Sheriff Brad Thurman in his office at the Cowlitz County Hall of Justice in Kelso.

Love Overwhelming's emergency shelter is facing struggles with the City of Longview and Cowlitz County amidst a string of cold weather events.

Linda Francy, right, and her husband David Francy, left, walk through the top floor of the White House building during the Port of Longview’s …

Port of Longview CEO Norm Krehbiel, left, and Port Commissioner Jeff Wilson, right, discuss their future vision for the 82-year-old White Hous…

Teresa Gregg, left, whose father worked in the White House as a cabinetmaker when it was occupied by Long-Bell Lumber Co., walks through the b…

Toledo’s Brian Wood, left, drives into Kalama forward Parker Wood, right, during the Toledo Indians’ 42-35 district semifinal win against the …

Wahkiakum guard Macie Elliot (12) attempts a 3-point shot during the Mules’ 62-35 district semifinal win against Ocosta on Friday night in Kelso.

The Wahkiakum bench and head coach Rob Garrett, right, react to a 3-point shot made during the second half of the Mules’ win over the Ocosta W…

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