• Heat, dry weather spark another round of wildfires March 21, 2019
    For a second consecutive day, wildfires continued to break out at a rapid pace around Southwest Washington, threatening homes, prompting minor evacuations and sending scores of state and local firefighters to remote corners of the region.
    Andre Stepankowsky andre@tdn.com
  • Recent training expands breastfeeding support at St. John March 21, 2019
    A training course for nurses and other practitioners held at PeaceHealth St. John last week increases the breastfeeding support offered to new mothers.
    Katie Fairbanks kfairbanks@tdn.com
  • New Cowlitz 911 Public Authority reporting progress March 20, 2019
    In less than three months of operation, the new Cowlitz 911 dispatch agency has made strides to solve a chronic staffing shortage and has identified alternative locations for its cramped and flood-vulnerable emergency call center.
    Katie Fairbanks kfairbanks@tdn.com
  • Police Blotter: March 21 March 20, 2019
    Recent reports of criminal activity from our local law enforcement agencies.
    The Daily News
  • Two-vehicle crash in Longview ends in minor injuries March 20, 2019
    A two-vehicle crash just outside the Longview Police Department Wednesday afternoon left at least one person with minor injuries, Longview Police Sgt. Ray Hartley said.
    Alex Bruell alex.bruell@tdn.com
  • Police, SWAT standoff ends in Castle Rock March 20, 2019
    CASTLE ROCK — A nearly four-hour police standoff that locked down two schools and closed a busy street ended peacefully when a distraught, middle-aged Castle Rock man surrendered to authorities early Wednesday afternoon.
    The Daily News
  • Kelso recognized for financial reporting March 20, 2019
    The City of Kelso and Finance Director Brian Butterfield have received awards from the Government Finance Officers Association for achievement in financial reporting.
    The Daily News
  • Ryderwood man died from gunshot wound March 20, 2019
    Travis Eugene Seiber, the 47-year-old Ryderwood man found dead Monday at his home north of Ryderwood, died from a gunshot wound to the head and his death has been ruled a homicide, according to the Cowlitz County Coroner’s Office.
    Alex Bruell alex.bruell@tdn.com Chloe Skaar chloe.skaar@tdn.com
  • Students in Need reaches $1,915 March 20, 2019
    Students in Need, The Daily News’ drive to raise money to assist students at Lower Columbia College, has reached $1,915.
    The Daily News
  • Longview Presbyterian raises $5,000 for homeless March 20, 2019
    A silent auction held by the Longview Presbyterian Church on Saturday raised $5,000 to help homeless people and those at risk of losing their housing.
    Katie Fairbanks kfairbanks@tdn.com