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Kalama Festival of Lighted Boats organizers brace for crowd  Longview Daily News

KALAMA — A parade of boats adorned with lights and other decorations will light up the Kalama waterfront for the fourth year Saturday, and this year organizers ...



Kalama school bond passes with 63% support  Longview Daily News

Kalama will gain a new elementary school after district residents decisively approved a $63.4 million school bond Tuesday night.



Kalama students tend forest in natural resource program  Longview Daily News

KALAMA — Senior Sam Bacon and junior Cody Mortensen looked on as Chris Stone, a science teacher at Kalama Middle-High School, wiggled his shovel into ...



Kalama girl injured in 60-foot fall leaves hospital  Longview Daily News

A Kalama High School student who was pushed off of a bridge in north Clark County on Wednesday is out of the hospital, her mother said Monday, but she is.



Luke is "an amazing scholar" and outstanding volunteer  Longview Daily News

Editor's note: This is the eighth in our annual 'Standout Grad' series, which will appear daily through June 10.



Kalama considers $64.3 million school bond  Longview Daily News

The Kalama School Board is fine-tuning a $64.3 million plan that involves rebuilding the city's elementary school, which is overflowing with a surge in ...



Kalama girl injured in 60-foot fall from Moulton Falls bridge  Longview Daily News

A Kalama High School student suffered five cracked ribs and internal injuries Tuesday when she was pushed off a bridge at Moulton Falls in north Clark County, ...



Big day by Wetmore, including key interception, makes Kalama’s day – and season – perfect  The News Tribune

Kalama finished its season 14-0 thanks to Tucker Wetmore's interception with 1:54 to play, sealing a 28-27 win over Liberty of Spangle for the 2B state ...



Districts look to voters for big bonds, smaller school levies  Longview Daily News

In addition to two big-ticket bond proposals, four out of Cowlitz County's six school districts are asking voters to approve “must-pass” school levies on this year's ...



Kalama High Chinook mascot gets a new look  Longview Daily News

Charlie Chinook, Kalama High School's Indian mascot, has buck teeth, a large nose, wears nothing but a loin cloth and a feather in his hair and holds a ...



Teen pushed off bridge said seeing video is shocking: 'I was just thinking of what to do'  KATU

A Kalama High School student who was pushed off the high arch bridge at Moulton Falls into the water below said she could have died from the fall.The 50-foot ...



Alice C. (Hoehne) Hicks  Longview Daily News

Dec. 20, 1932 — Sept. 14, 2018. Alice Clair Hicks, daughter of Ernest and Martha Hoehne of Kalama, was born in Mission, S.D., on Dec. 20, 1932, and moved to ...



Opportunity right at home  The Columbian

From the hilltop at Kalama Middle-High School, students see massive vessels passing by on the Columbia River, laden with grain, chemicals and other products ...



Battle Ground High School principal announces retirement | News  The Reflector

After 39 years in education, three as the principal at Battle Ground High School, Mike Hamilton is ready to retire and spend more time with his wife and three ...



Kelso's turf vendor faces giant lawsuit  Longview Daily News

This summer, a Florida company will lay down a $375000 synthetic turf playing surface at Schroeder Field. Kelso School District Finance Officer Scott Westlund ...



Local Artist Helps Give 'Charlie Chinook' Mascot a Tribe-Approved Makeover  Centralia Chronicle

The Kalama High School mascot, long considered to be an insensitive or even racist representation of Native Americans, is finally getting a culturally accurate ...



Close-knit Kalama crowds into gym for graduation  Longview Daily News

Threats of thunder and lightning pushed Kalama High School's graduation ceremonies indoors as more than 900 people crammed into the gym in a last-minute ...



News Photos: Graduation ceremonies in Kalama, Woodland  Longview Daily News

With the help of a selfie stick, graduating seniors, Addie Perkins, left, Emilio Avelar and Alex Bear put a good face on being the last Woodland High School class ...



Teen pushed off bridge released from hospital; criminal investigation continues  KATU

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Kalama High School student who broke five ribs and damaged her lung after she was pushed off a bridge 50-feet above the East ...



Shipley takes command of Ridgefield athletics | Sports  The Reflector

On July 24, Brynan Shipley becomes the new Athletic Director for the Ridgefield School District.



Kalama's Charlie Chinook getting a tribe-approved makeover  The Reflector

The Kalama High School mascot, long considered by some to be an insensitive representation of Native Americans, is finally getting a culturally accurate ...



Guy Strot named new principal in Kalama  Longview Daily News

The Kalama School District has chosen its second addition to its new guard.



2B state volleyball: Kalama captures 1st state title with 5-set win over Mossyrock  Longview Daily News

That's all Kalama coach Jeni O'Neil could muster as tears rolled down her face immediately after a five-set victory Saturday over Mossyrock in the Class 2B ...



6 candidates vie for District Court's blank-slate bench  Longview Daily News

A new generation is coming to the Cowlitz District Court next year, and six candidates are jockeying for the chance to be a part of it.



One of Kalama's best known citizens, Frank Kockritz, dies at 82  Longview Daily News

One of Kalama's best known citizens has died. Frank Kockritz passed away Monday at Bonaventure of Salmon Creek, an assisted living facility. He was 82.



Unlike Tacoma project, Kalama methanol plant gets warmer reception  Longview Daily News

Three weeks after Northwest Innovation Works hit the pause button on its proposed Tacoma methanol plant, some observers are still in awe at the ferocity of the ...



College scholarship applications available  Longview Daily News

Scholarship applications are available for the 2017-18 school year from the Cowlitz County branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW).



Kalama girls outmuscle La Center for Trico top seed (video)  The Columbian

KALAMA -- Because of a coin flip, the La Center girls basketball team missed out on the Trico League's top seed Friday.



Kelso Longview chamber recognizes leaders in business and education  Longview Daily News

The Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce Pillars of Strength and Crystal Apple Awards on Wednesday night recognized excellence in education and ...



There's no 'wrong way' when Ilwaco wins third in Knowledge Bowl  Chinook Observer

LONGVIEW — Players on the Ilwaco High School #2 Knowledge Bowl team felt pretty good going into the penultimate round of Feb. 26's district tournament in ...



Mary Lou (Bryan) Anderson  Longview Daily News

Oct. 22, 1948 — Oct. 13, 2018. Mary Lou Anderson, 69, died Oct. 13, 2018, sadly losing her battle with pancreatic cancer. Mary Lou graduated from Kalama High ...



Former Vancouver teacher finalist for state award  The Columbian

KALAMA -- Sheila Stuhlsatz stood at the front of her first-year Spanish class at Kalama High School, holding up plastic bananas to illustrate the lesson on gender ...



Mary "Melinda" Sloan  Longview Daily News

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and daughter, Mary Melinda Sloan passed away suddenly at her home in Amboy Wash, on the evening of April 30, 2017.



Coroner identifies man killed in crash near Kalama Marina  Longview Daily News

Former Kalama resident Zachary Michael Hamilton, 30, of Portland has been identified as the victim in a fatal car wreck Wednesday night near the Kalama ...



Kittitas volleyball goes 1-2 at state tournament | Sports  Daily Record-News

YAKIMA – Kittitas High School volleyball redeemed itself in the first round of the state 2B playoffs Thursday before eventually having their season end on Day 2 ...



Babe Ruth World Series Rosters | Preps+  Longview Daily News

ALBANY, MINNESOTA. Midwest Plains Region Champions. Population: 2,807. Fun fact: The town's motto is “Where Friendly Paths Cross”. Famous natives: ...



Michelle K. Storedahl  Longview Daily News

Michelle Kae Storedahl, 29, of Kalama passed away July 5, 2015, as the result of cancer.



Gage Harlin  Longview Daily News

Gage John Bradley Harlin, 25, of Longview passed away March 26, 2015, at home.



Longview firefighters raise more than $13,000 for cancer research  Longview Daily News

Four members of the Longview Fire Department competed and placed in the annual Scott Firefighter Stair Climb at Seattle's Columbia Tower recently.



New teacher evaluations more precise, but time-consuming as well  Longview Daily News

It's a classic high school experiment on chemical reactions: Mix yeast with hydrogen peroxide, then watch the solution fizz and bubble, creating a test-tube ...



Lifeliner, Washington native earns title 'Division Chaplain Assistant of the Quarter'  DVIDS

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. – Pfc. Boaz Koski, a chaplain assistant with 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners”, 101st Abn. Div., always ...



Central 2B Sub-district track: Cooper's eye glasses no hindrance for multi-event star  Longview Daily News

Kalama senior Jasmine Cooper was a little apprehensive about her eye glasses.



Kittitas volleyball goes 1-1 on first day of state playoffs  Daily Record-News

YAKIMA – Kittitas High School volleyball redeemed themselves in the first round of the state 2B playoffs.



Preps+ Football: Players display inner fire at the inaugural Lower Columbia Football Combine  Longview Daily News

The Daily News sports staff hosted its inaugural Lower Columbia Combine in mid-July, and despite some fear that nothing would go as planned, things couldn't ...



LCC welding competition promotes the trade  Longview Daily News

It may have looked like just another evening outside Lower Columbia College's vocational building Thursday night. But inside, bright blue and orange sparks ...



La Center boys working their way to success  The Reflector

LA CENTER – La Center boys basketball coach Jeremy Ecklund says he receives one common analysis about his team. “All of the comments I've got from our ...



Rockets claim Rubber Chicken  Longview Daily News

The Rubber Chicken is headed back to Castle Rock.



50 Objects (in 50 days) that help define Cowlitz County  Longview Daily News

Could you tell the story of Cowlitz County in 50 objects? Today, and for the next seven weeks, we're going to try. Some of the objects we chose are as.



King's Way Christian's Walter earns all-state first-team honor  The Columbian

Kienan Walter of King's Way Christian earned a spot on the Class 1A all-state first team and two other local athletes earned honorable mentions as the ...



Local girl lied about 2001 rape; father set free  Longview Daily News

In early 2001, an 11-year-old Kalama girl named Cassandra Ann Kennedy told police her dad raped her on at least three occasions. Her father, Thomas Edward ...



La Center reaches state soccer playoffs | Sports  The Reflector

La Center boys soccer coach Reece Scragg made a strategic decision heading into this season. He had his two best players switch positions. And the result ...



JMS students fare well at conference  Camas Washougal Post Record

Danielle Frost/Post-Record Jemtegaard Middle School students were all smiles at the Future Business Leaders of America regional conference at Kalama High ...



Voting open for All-Region girls basketball fan vote  The Columbian

The Columbian is once again asking fans for their help in selecting the 2017 All-Region girls basketball team. Fans may vote for up to 12 players selected from ...



Les Schwab Roundball Shootout set for Sunday at Clark College  The Columbian

Many of the region's top high school seniors will be participating in the 21 st annual Les Schwab Tires Roundball Shootout on Sunday at Clark College.



Natural High School grads gather for first reunion since alternative school's closure  Longview Daily News

Elaine Worley Crabb said her 50th birthday wish is "A high school reunion. We never had one." Crabb is a 1980 graduate of Natural High School, Cowlitz ...



In the service  The Columbian

These members of the Air Force with local ties have recently completed basic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas:



Standout Grad: Andres Smiley, R.A. Long  Longview Daily News

Before was a star athlete and a student leader, he was a jailbird.



Today's youth are tomorrow's leaders  Camas Washougal Post Record

Thirteen youth received awards for essays they wrote as part of the Veterans of Foreign Wars District 6 annual essay contest. A ceremony was held on Sunday ...



Sidelines: RAL vs. Kelso perfect timing for Jacks' class of '72  Longview Daily News

To Bradd Reynolds, it seemed like the whole world must have been there. The stands were packed. People were jammed in shoulder-to-shoulder along the ...



Chris Ondras' family remembers the enthusiasm he had for life  HeraldNet

SNOHOMISH — Chris Ondras didn't like saying “I can't.” He spent hours working out in his gym and pool. He went to Seahawks games, and friends took him ...



A great day to be a Panther wrestler  Camas Washougal Post Record

Nine regional qualifiers and six other medallists helped the Panther boys wrestling team become 2A sub-region champions Saturday, at Washougal High ...



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