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Police arrest suspect in murder of Kelso convenience store clerk  KGW.com

KELSO, Wash. — Police have arrested a man who they believe shot and killed 30-year-old Kayla Chapman during a robbery at a Kelso convenience store ...



Friends, customers remember Kelso clerk killed in early morning robbery  KPTV.com

KELSO, WA (KPTV) - Friends and customers of a 30-year-old Kelso woman gunned down during a robbery Tuesday morning are remembering her and a tough ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

by KATU News. Macey Tucker, left, poses for a photo with her friend Jordan Holgerson, right, after Holgerson was released from the hospital on Aug. 10, 2018.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Kittitas volleyball goes 1-2 at state tournament  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 ...



Shipley takes command of Ridgefield athletics | Sports  The Reflector

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



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 ...



Schools fight to dispel health misperceptions, 'vaping epidemic'  Longview Daily News

After the last bell for school rang on Thursday, Lindsey gathered her friends to walk to the Three Rivers Mall in Kelso, blowing vapor from her Juul in the cool.



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 ...



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).



Guy Strot named new principal in Kalama  Longview Daily News

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



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.



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 ...



TDN's top 10 stories of 2018  Longview Daily News

Schools made a lot of news in our corner of Southwest Washington in 2018.



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.



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.



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 ...



Amy L. Brooks  Longview Daily News

Amy Lynn Brooks, 46, was born Nov. 9, 1970, in Bonners Ferry, Idaho, and passed away Nov. 23, 2016, at home in Kalama.



Port of Kalama Business CE Metal Fabrication Partners with Kalama Schools to Support Welding Education  PR Web

The growing metal services division of Christiansen Enterprises donates metal scrap to Kalama High School to enrich students' experiential education, train ...



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 ...



Kalama baseball icon Orzel dies  Longview Daily News

Dave Orzel fervently believed in the baseball gods. Some might say even he worshiped them.



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 ...



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.



Gage Harlin  Longview Daily News

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



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.



Michelle K. Storedahl  Longview Daily News

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



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: ...



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 ...



Zachary M. Hamilton  Longview Daily News

Zachary M. 'Zach' Hamilton. Zachary Michael Hamilton went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ March 28, 2012. He was 30 years old. Born on July 12, ...



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 ...



Who is Daniel Butts?  Longview Daily News

Mikel Butts was troubled when he stopped by the West Rainier muffler shop Wednesday morning, according to his longtime friend Dave Fowler. Butts needed ...



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 ...



Rockets claim Rubber Chicken  Longview Daily News

The Rubber Chicken is headed back to Castle Rock.



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 ...



Informant tricks cops in Storedahl drug case | Business | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

The undercover informant used to nab a man in a large-scale prescription drug trafficking sting in Cowlitz County last August has admitted she lied to and tricked ...



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.



Therese M. Zodrow  Longview Daily News

Therese Marlene Zodrow, 59, was born April 7, 1956, and passed away Dec. 30, 2015.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



News Photos: Super Loops | Local  Longview Daily News

Ruben Bocanegra, 26, of Portland works to align the top of the popular Super Loops carnival ride on Wednesday at The Cowlitz County Fairgrounds in ...



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:



Agents nab 20 in massive drug sting  Longview Daily News

Narcotics agents on Wednesday arrested and jailed 20 people suspected to be among the local area's major dealers in prescription drugs — and whose ...



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 ...



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

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



On the sidelines: Road to the Tacoma Dome  Camas Washougal Post Record

The road to the Tacoma Dome for 4A and 2A Greater St. Helens League wrestlers began in Camas and Washougal Saturday. The Washougal boys won the 2A ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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