• Local lawmakers react to reports of Rep. Shea's talk of surveillance April 24, 2019
    Southwest Washington representatives in both political parties have said they were concerned about recent reports that Spokane Rep. Matt Shea was part of a group chat in which others incited violence against far left activists and considered surveillance of his…
    Rose Lundy rose.lundy@tdn.com
  • New LCC vice president brings fresh perspective for academic programs April 24, 2019
    Lower Columbia College’s newest administrator says she found a “great fit” in Longview as the college’s vice president of instruction.
    Mallory Gruben mallory.gruben@tdn.com
  • Longview school board approves budget cuts April 24, 2019
    The Longview School Board Monday night approved a new curriculum adoption cycle and authorized Superintendent Dan Zorn to include at least $2.8 million of cuts in next year’s budget as part of the district’s ongoing budget reduction process.
    Mallory Gruben mallory.gruben@tdn.com
  • Riverkeeper: Kalama firm misleading regulators about methanol use April 24, 2019
    An environmental organization says Northwest Innovation Works (NWIW) misled regulators about the how the methanol produced at its $2 billion Kalama plant would be used in China.
    Katie Fairbanks kfairbanks@tdn.com
  • County's jobless rate nudges upward April 24, 2019
    Unemployment in Cowlitz County rose slightly last month, but joblessness has not changed dramatically over the last year, according to a state Employment Security Department report released Tuesday.
    The Daily News
  • DeRosier family gives statement ahead of Wednesday memorial April 24, 2019
    Family members of a slain Cowlitz County sheriff’s deputy made their first public statements Monday, ahead of Wednesday’s memorial service in Portland, which Sheriff Brad Thurman said he expects between 3,000 and 5,000 people to attend.
    Alex Bruell alex.bruell@tdn.com
  • Castle Rock to celebrate Arbor Day, community clean-up April 24, 2019
    Castle Rock residents will spruce up the city this weekend with an Arbor Day tree planting and citywide clean-up.
    Mallory Gruben mallory.gruben@tdn.com
  • Police Blotter: April 24 April 24, 2019
    Recent reports of criminal activity from our local law enforcement agencies.
    The Daily News
  • Sheriff releases procession route for DeRosier memorial April 23, 2019
    The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office on Monday announced the route for Wednesday’s law enforcement procession for slain Deputy Justin DeRosier happening prior to the memorial service in Portland.
    Alex Bruell alex.bruell@tdn.com
  • Mint Valley golf course's fortunes rising under city management April 23, 2019
    The Longview City Council’s decision to take over full operation of the Mint Valley Golf Course sparked nearly a year of controversy, but less than four months after the switch, city officials and golfers alike seem pleased with the results.
    Rose Lundy rose.lundy@tdn.com