• Police Blotter: May 23 May 23, 2017
    Recent reports of criminal activity from our local law enforcement agencies.
    The Daily News
  • County Commissioners to give just under $900,000 to Community House and send mental health tax back to voters May 23, 2017
    In a move that has angered and disappointed many mental health and youth advocates, Cowlitz County Commissioners recently dedicated more than a third of the money from the county’s mental health tax to Community House on Broadway.
    Denver Pratt dpratt@tdn.com
  • Winlock car chase winds up in West Side Highway May 23, 2017
    A spike strip finally stopped a Packwood man who took police officers on a 120-mph chase from Winlock to Lexington early Sunday morning, according to the Lewis County Sheriff's Office.
    Jackson Hogan jackson.hogan@tdn.com
  • Longview motor company expanding into new plant May 23, 2017
    Sales at a Longview electric motor business have revved up in recent years, and it’s building more space to grow even faster.
    Jackson Hogan jackson.hogan@tdn.com
  • Economic growth, taxes key priorities for port candidates May 23, 2017
    The Port of Longview commission race this year will have a familiar cast of characters, with an incumbent Doug Averett vying to hold his seat against a Castle Rock military contractor, Kent Preston, who has twice tried to land the…
    Marissa Luck mluck@tdn.com
  • Longview to unveil monument for veterans May 23, 2017
    The City of Longview will unveil two granite monuments on Memorial Day honoring Longview citizens who gave their lives in the line of duty from World War II on.
    Rose Lundy rlundy@tdn.com
  • Rick Roberson won't seek reelection to Kelso Council May 23, 2017
    Kelso Councilman Rick Roberson ended his re-election bid Monday, leaving a decade of service behind and two challengers contending for his seat.
    Rose Lundy rose.lundy@tdn.com
  • Kelso resident charged with multiple crimes May 23, 2017
    Cowlitz County sheriff’s deputies Sunday arrested Kelso resident Steven Davis on suspicion of possessing of stolen vehicle.
    The Daily News
  • Longview homeless man threatens bar patrons with sword May 23, 2017
    Patrons of the Maltese Bar and Grill in Kelso told police that a transient man was waving a sword across the street Sunday afternoon and that he has mental health problems.
    Jackson Hogan jackson.hogan@tdn.com
  • Legislators get raise: Will they earn it? May 22, 2017
    OLYMPIA — A decision made in relative obscurity last week could generate the most incredulity and invective of any government ruling of 2017. It may also help break the legislative logjam over the budget, which is about to lead the…
    Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review