• Man has rare sighting of 4 cougars along Cowlitz River September 19, 2019
    A Toledo hunter and wildlife watcher last week captured a rare sight on video — four cougars milling around the banks of the Cowlitz River downstream from the Blue Creek boat launch in eastern Lewis County.
    Andre Stepankowsky andre@tdn.com
  • Kelso School District focusing on math with coaches, curriculum September 19, 2019
    Kelso School District is making a number of changes to improve English and math scores after recent state standard test results placed the district below state averages in both subjects, officials said Wednesday.
    Marissa Heffernan marissa.heffernan@tdn.com
  • No arrests by police in dog killings; Humane Society now investigating September 19, 2019
    Longview police have declined to make any arrests or seek charges related to the shooting of two dogs earlier this month, but the agency has turned the case back to the Cowlitz County Humane Society for further investigation.
    Alex Bruell alex.bruell@tdn.com
  • Kelso now has an honorary knight September 19, 2019
    On Tuesday, the City Council presented Officer Aaron Marthaller with an “honorary knighthood in the order of giant spider defenders” for his efforts on Sunday in dispatching a large arachnid for a Kelso woman.
    Rose Lundy rose.lundy@tdn.com
  • Nippon Dynawave extruder employees reject company's contract offer September 19, 2019
    The union local representing extruder employees at Nippon Dynawave Packaging’s Longview paper mill rejected the company’s latest contract offer with a near unanimous vote of its membership this week.
    Mallory Gruben mallory.gruben@tdn.com
  • Kelso school district, commumity break ground for Lexington Elementary September 19, 2019
    Students, staff and district officials officially broke ground for the new Lexington Elementary School Wednesday afternoon as children raced around the muddy grass that will eventually become their new school.
    Marissa Heffernan marissa.heffernan@tdn.com
  • Police Blotter: Sept. 19 September 19, 2019
    Recent reports of criminal activity from our local law enforcement agencies.
    The Daily News
  • Local choir group to perform "The Hope of Loving" in Longview September 18, 2019
    Chor Anno isn’t your average community choir.
    Alex Bruell alex.bruell@tdn.com
  • Kaiser workers plan to call massive strike on Oct. 14 September 18, 2019
    More than 80,000 Kaiser Permanente workers will hold a weeklong nationwide strike beginning Oct. 14, in response to what the group characterized as Kaiser’s unfair labor practices. More than 6,600 workers are expected to be impacted in Oregon and Washington.
    Anthony Macuk The Columbian
  • Program feeds R.A. Long students who stay for after-school activities September 18, 2019
    After his last class of the day, high school junior Hamson Eram heads to the cafeteria before he goes to football practice. There, he and any other R.A. Long students engaged in after-school activities can grab a free meal.
    Marissa Heffernan marissa.heffernan@tdn.com