• Is BPA losing its competitive edge? June 25, 2017
    A tectonic shift has occurred in the Northwest electricity markets over the last decade, and experts still are sorting through the rubble. How utilities respond to the shift could reshape where Cowlitz County gets its power and how expensive it…
    Marissa Luck mluck@tdn.com
  • Port weighs options for decaying Kalama totem poles June 25, 2017
    KALAMA — A carved wooden eagle stands proudly atop the 140-foot tall totem pole, its painted wings outstretched into the clear blue sky. Believed to be the world’s tallest totem pole carved out of a single cedar tree, it towers…
    Marissa Luck mluck@tdn.com
  • County takes up needle exchange program Tuesday June 25, 2017
    Cowlitz County Commissioner Arne Mortensen has come out strongly against the county’s needle exchange program, calling it “immoral.”
    Jackson Hogan jackson.hogan@tdn.com
  • School bond comment period draws robust response June 25, 2017
    The final public comment period for the Longview School District’s $121.7 million bond proposal, which ended Thursday night, drew hundreds of responses and elicited thousands of reactions.
    Zack Hale zack.hale@tdn.com
  • Police Blotter: June 24 June 24, 2017
    Recent reports of criminal activity from our local law enforcement agencies.
    The Daily News
  • Marriage Applications: June 24 June 24, 2017
    Chace Brock Bergman and Stephanie Lee Ellston, both of Kelso, June 20.
  • Police Blotter: June 25 June 24, 2017
    Recent reports of criminal activity from our local law enforcement agencies.
    The Daily News
  • Births: June 24 June 24, 2017
    At St. John
  • Bees congregate in Kalama cabin, local beekeeper tends to them June 24, 2017
    KALAMA — Every summer, deep in the woods beside the Kalama River, an old unoccupied cabin is re-purposed as a giant beehive.
    Jackson Hogan jackson.hogan@tdn.com
  • LCC braces for state government shutdown June 24, 2017
    Lower Columbia College could be forced to issue temporary layoffs and take other cost-cutting measures if state lawmakers fail to deliver a biennial budget by July 15, the school said at its board of trustees meeting on Wednesday.
    Zack Hale zack.hale@tdn.com