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Sunday, August 30, 2015 -- 3:52 pm
How healthy are your trees: Check before and after a windstorm
OregonLive.com - ... "I don't look forward to storms. It's like watching a train wreck," said Artie Champ of Champ's Tree Service in Longview, Washington, who handled the toppled, 50-foot tree. What does your neighborhood look like today? Trees were already stressed by ... Read more...
Sunday, August 30, 2015 -- 1:28 pm
Trees topple in windstorms: 'It's like watching a train wreck'
OregonLive.com - Artie Champ, with son, Joe, of Champ's Tree Service, cleared a 50-foot locust tree from the roof, porch and minivan parked in the driveway of a home in Kelso. Like many tree removers these days of drought followed by storms, Artie Champ of Champ's Tree Service in Longview, Washington is busy. Read more...
Sunday, August 30, 2015 -- 12:11 pm
50-foot tree falls in Kelso, narrowly avoiding homeowner
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - The Daily News of Longview reports that the 50-foot locust tree narrowly avoided the 55-year-old Pitman when it fell almost directly above where he was sitting on his couch Saturday morning. The tree also missed his 19-year-old son, but it totaled his minivan and damaged the wheelchair ramp he uses to get in and out of his house. Read more...
Friday, August 28, 2015 -- 8:15 pm
Port of Longview may be looking at oil-by-rail terminal
The Columbian - A grain ship loads at the EGT dock at the Port of Longview. The administration of Gov. Jay Inslee has been working to facilitate an oil refinery at the Longview port that would handle both Bakken crude and biofuels. Read more...
Friday, August 28, 2015 -- 11:38 am
Kapstone Paper & Packaging workers strike over 'unjust federal labor laws'
Food Production Daily - KapStone Paper & Packaging has confirmed workers from AWPPW Local 153 have gone on strike, effective yesterday . AWPPW claims the action relates to unfair labor practices at the firm's Longview, Washington mill, citing it allegedly continued a pattern of violating the law by illegally outsourcing bargaining unit work to outside contractors. Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 3:21 pm
KapStone Reports Implementation of Contingency Plans to Address Longview Union Strike
Benzinga - KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation received a notice of a work stoppage from the union at its Longview, Washington mill, AWPPW Local 153 , effective on August 27, 2015. KapStone has been preparing for a potential strike since the Union voted down its prior offers. Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 2:52 pm
KapStone implements contingency plans for Longview union strike;...
RISI - KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation received a notice of a work stoppage from the union at its Longview, Washington mill, AWPPW Local 153 , effective on August 27, 2015. KapStone has been preparing for a potential strike since the Union voted down its prior offers. Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 10:38 am
KapStone workers go on strike at Longview, WA, mill; length is a open-endeda says union [From the web]
RISI - The strike began at 3 a.m. Thursday after the union gave the company a three-hour notice at midnight. Association of Western Pulp and Paper Workers Local 153 officials said the length of the strike is open-ended. Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 12:28 am
Fishing Report, Aug. 27
The Columbian - ... coho kept from 46,600 angler trips. The chinook catch is already the sixth highest since 1982. Lower Columbia - Longview, 71 boaters with six adult fall chinook plus one steelhead released; 136 bank rods with three adult chinook and 13 steelhead ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 -- 9:47 pm
Donation drive aims to aid fire crews, victims
The Columbian - ... going to be any friction." Wilson said the organizers have heard from people in the county and north through Longview to Chehalis asking about where to drop off things, and from people offering to drive. "I think people just wanted to do something, ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 -- 9:35 pm
Jazz ensemble to play at Columbia Theatre
Wahkiakum County Eagle - The Commanders Jazz Ensemble, part of the US Air Force Band of the Golden West from Travis Air Force Base California, is swinging into Longview for a free concert at the Columbia Theatre. The concert will be held on Saturday, August 29 at 7 p.m. Free tickets are available at the Box Office, 1231 Vandercook Way, Longview, WA 98632, or to reserve tickets call 360-575-8499. Read more...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 -- 9:35 pm
Riders compete for Silver Buckle prize
Wahkiakum County Eagle - ... showed up at the second event and on Saturday at the fair, there were nearly 30. Participants are coming from Longview and farther north, the beach, Scappoose and locally, according to Moonen. Competitors earn points at each event, and need to ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 -- 11:47 am
Mendocino College Eagles womena s soccer
Ukiah Daily Journal - ... of 13 freshmen: Esperanza Gonzalez (Cloverdale HS), Monica Gutierrez (Willits HS), Emmylee Holt (Mark Morris HS, Longview WA), Leslie Leon (Willits HS), Trisha Lunde (Narbonne HS, Torrance), Viviana Martinez (Cloverdale HS), Brittni Morgan (Liberty ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 -- 6:00 am
Police Blotter: Aug. 26
The Daily - Recent reports of criminal activity from our local law enforcement agencies. Read more...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 -- 10:45 pm
Longview, Kelso schools feel the effects of a teacher shortage
The Daily - With a week left to go before school starts, the Longview School District still needs to hire six teachers. Read more...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 -- 9:00 pm
Cowlitz County open house set for Sept. 8
The Daily - Cowlitz County officials will host an open house about county government from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Cowlitz County Expo Center. Read more...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 -- 8:20 pm
Chris Petersen says still no decision on Huskies starting QB
The Olympian - ... got to talk about - but it is what it is. We just got to take it day by day and week by week." A proud native of Longview, Wash., Christian Caple joins The News Tribune after covering Washington State football and men's basketball for two years at ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 -- 7:00 pm
Port exports down 19 percent
The Daily - Exports at Port of Longview continued to tumble this year, dragging down overall cargo activity in spite of a dramatic increase in imports, according to a new report released Tuesday. Read more...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 -- 7:00 pm
PUD commission approves 7.5 percent rate increase
The Daily - Cowlitz PUD commissioners unanimously approved a 7.5 percent rate hike Tuesday, citing growing power costs, a need for capital improvements and falling revenue. Read more...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 -- 5:30 pm
Wahkiakum ferry reopens ahead of schedule
The Daily - The Wahkiakum ferry closure expected to last through the week will end Wednesday morning. Read more...



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