• Backlog of rape tests frustrates victims; state moves to speed lab work November 19, 2019
    After she was drugged at a local bar and sexually assaulted last year, Stefani Webb sought treatment at St. John Medical Center’s emergency room.
    Katie Fairbanks kfairbanks@tdn.com
  • Jury: Longshore union owes $93M to former Port of Portland tenant November 19, 2019
    An international longshore union and its Portland chapter could owe a former Port of Portland tenant $93.6 million after a U.S. District Court jury decided Nov. 4 that the union used unfair labor practices that damaged the company.
    Mallory Gruben mallory.gruben@tdn.com
  • Woodland, police union close to striking contract November 19, 2019
    The Woodland City Council appeared ready to approve an agreement with the police union Monday night, about two years after the old contract expired.
    Alex Bruell alex.bruell@tdn.com
  • Kelso school board approves renaming boardroom November 19, 2019
    The Kelso School Board unanimously approved naming the district board room the “Roy Parsons Boardroom” after longtime board member Roy Parsons at its Monday board meeting.
    Marissa Heffernan marissa.heffernan@tdn.com
  • 'Refreshed' Longview Jack in the Box to reopen after $1 million renovation November 19, 2019
    After a $1 million renovation, the Longview Jack in the Box on 15th Avenue will reopen Nov. 25, boasting a new look, enhanced lighting and brand new equipment.
    Marissa Heffernan marissa.heffernan@tdn.com
  • Police Blotter: Nov. 19 November 19, 2019
    Recent reports of criminal activity from our local law enforcement agencies.
    The Daily News
  • Upgrades on track for Vancouver’s advanced DNA testing lab November 19, 2019
    VANCOUVER — Efforts to establish an advanced DNA testing laboratory at the Washington State Patrol Crime Lab in Vancouver, which will help clear thousands of untested sexual assault kits statewide, are on schedule with the arrival of a robot and…
    Jerzy Shedlock The Columbian
  • Birth announcement November 19, 2019
    At PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center
  • Briefly November 19, 2019
    Special meeting — Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue’s board of directors has scheduled a special meeting for 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue headquarters station, 710 Vine St., Kelso. The regularly scheduled Nov. 27 meeting of…
  • 'Stretched to the breaking point': Oregon firefighters fought California blaze November 18, 2019
    More than a dozen Columbia County residents were among the hundreds of Oregon firefighters who traveled to northern California a few weeks ago to battle the Kincade wildfire.
    Alex Bruell alex.bruell@tdn.com