• Sheriff Mark Nelson's plans to address drug trafficking, addiction August 22, 2017
    Cowlitz County Sheriff Mark Nelson and Undersheriff Marc Gilchrist took a grant-funded trip to the Arizona/Mexico border early this month to learn more about drug and human trafficking across the border. Here is the second and concluding part of a…
    Rose Lundy rose.lundy@tdn.com
  • At Johnston Ridge, the view of Mount St. Helens was eclipsed for a morning August 22, 2017
    JOHNSTON RIDGE — The view of Mount St. Helens’ crater rim, forged by lava, ice and the explosive force of molten rock, usually is the most impressive sight from this iconic Southwest Washington vantage point.
    Zack Hale zack.hale@tdn.com
  • Kelso teachers union agrees to tentative new labor deal August 22, 2017
    The Kelso school teachers union and Kelso School District reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement on Sunday. Negotiators said they hope the deal will make Kelso more attractive as districts vie for a dwindling supply of qualified teachers.
    Zack Hale zack.hale@tdn.com
  • Eclipse begins, bringing crowds, excitement to Cowlitz County August 22, 2017
    In a once-a-century cosmic event, the much ballyhooed total solar eclipse of 2017 arrived and went in Southwest Washington Monday morning, never quite darkening the sky locally but prompting thousands of people from across the region to turn skyward for…
    Jackson Hogan Jackson.Hogan@tdn.com
  • Longview to discuss zoning for emergency shelters August 22, 2017
    With the moratorium on new emergency shelters expiring in October, the Longview City Council will hold a workshop Thursday to review zoning proposals outling where shelters can be located.
    Rose Lundy rose.lundy@tdn.com
  • Port of Longview special meeting August 22, 2017
    Special port meeting — The Port of Longview and the Willow Grove Park Advisory Committee are holding a special joint meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the port offices, 10 Port Way, Longview. The meeting is being held to consider…
  • Police Blotter: August 22 August 22, 2017
    Recent reports of criminal activity from our local law enforcement agencies.
    The Daily News
  • Forest Road 99 reopening delayed August 21, 2017
    Forest Road 99 will continue to be closed to traffic due to winter damage, despite earlier plans to re-open the important Mount St. Helens tourism route on Monday this week.
    The Daily News
  • Police Blotter: August 20 August 20, 2017
    Recent reports of criminal activity from our local law enforcement agencies.
    The Daily News
  • Squirrel Fest draws visitors from around the West Coast August 20, 2017
    In its seventh year, Squirrel Fest continues to attract fun-seekers and squirrel enthusiasts from places far beyond Cowlitz County.
    Jackson Hogan jackson.hogan@tdn.com