• Listening to the public focus point in four-way Kalama Council race July 21, 2019
    Challengers in the four-way race for a seat on the Kalama City Council have similar concerns that the council has shut out the public, but incumbent Putka said the council has learned it needs to listen better.
    Katie Fairbanks kfairbanks@tdn.com
  • Businesses fret over new sales tax law in first weeks under legislation July 21, 2019
    RAINIER — Paul Nys used to buy “almost 100%” of his business supplies for his family’s Rainier-area tree farm in Longview, a 17-mile drive across the Columbia River.
    Mallory Gruben mallory.gruben@tdn.com
  • Beer fans flock to Longview for second annual brew fest July 21, 2019
    Saturday was a perfect day for a cold beer, live music and local food. And Longview’s second annual Crafted Brew Fest at Civic Circle delivered.
    Rose Lundy rose.lundy@tdn.com
  • DeRosier golf fundraiser a joyful remembrance July 21, 2019
    The first Deputy Justin DeRosier Memorial Golf Tournament at the Three Rivers Golf Course in Kelso on Saturday was a joyful remembrance of the young man who died in the line of duty earlier this year.
    Rose Lundy rose.lundy@tdn.com
  • Candidates for Kelso city manager down to five July 21, 2019
    The field of candidates for Kelso City manager narrowed to five on Friday following interviews with community members, city employees and the City Council.
    Rose Lundy rose.lundy@tdn.com
  • Police Blotter: July 21 July 21, 2019
    Recent reports of criminal activity from our local law enforcement agencies.
    The Daily News
  • Kalama council rejects citizen proposal to allow WATVs in city limits July 20, 2019
    KALAMA — After a presentation from Kalama resident Nicholas Currymaciel, the Kalama City Council decided not to move forward with legalizing wheeled all-terrain vehicles (WATVs) within city limits.
    Katie Fairbanks kfairbanks@tdn.com
  • Annual Sandsations returning to Long Beach next week July 20, 2019
    Northwest beach enthusiasts will once again return to Long Beach next week to sculpt animals, castles and other creations in the 35th annual Sandsations sand sculpting contest.
    Chloe Skaar chloe.skaar@tdn.com
  • Ballots hit P.O. boxes Saturday, mailboxes next week July 20, 2019
    Most Cowlitz County primary election ballots should start arriving in the mail Monday or Tuesday, although some had already started arriving Friday.
    Alex Bruell alex.bruell@tdn.com
  • 40 million opioid pills saturated Cowlitz County in 2006-2012 July 20, 2019
    Opioid manufacturers distributed more than 40 million oxycodone and hydrocodone pills in Cowlitz County between 2006 and 2012, making the county one of Washington’s largest consumers of the legal but addictive painkillers in the state, according to previously unpublished data…
    Andre Stepankowsky andre@tdn.com