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Hip kids clothing boutique opens in downtown Longview

Kaitlyn Senn has always been impressed by her four-year-old niece's sense of style - the young fashionista can assemble a trendy ensemble with ease. "She's very picky, it's funny to go shopping with her. I always wanted a little store for her to go shopping in as opposed to just Target," Senn said M

LONGVIEW DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 05:30:00

Council approves Anchor Point industrial plan

Plans to develop Anchor Point as an industrial area took another small step forward Tuesday when the Kelso City Council unanimously approved a preliminary plan for the site. Development of the 600-acre plot at the mouth of the Cowlitz River likely is years away. But the plan the council approved lay

LONGVIEW DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 01:21:00

pros to know health page

Joint Pain? Longview ortho has answers More than 40 million Americans have been diagnosed with arthritis. This crippling disease can cause swelling and severe joint pain, leading to a loss of mobility. The good news is that new surgical techniques and technology have reduced post-surgery rehabilitat

LONGVIEW DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:52:48

Hogan Butte Nature Park to open Sept. 23

Explore Gresham's newest park perched atop an extinct volcano during the grand opening of Hogan Butte Nature Park this weekend. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. Visitors will be able to experience stunning views of Mount Hood, Mount Saint Helens, Mount Adams, Mount

PORTLAND TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

PUD slates hearing on power rate increase

The Cowlitz PUD commissioners will hold a public hearing on the utility's proposed 2.5 percent power rate increase from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the John Searing Auditorium on 961 12th Ave. in Longview. Under the proposal, the average residential customer using 1,500 kilowatt hours of power would p

LONGVIEW DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 23:30:00

Senior Calendar: Sept. 19-26

Castle Rock Senior Center: 12:30-3 p.m., Write Your Life Story; 222 Second Ave. S.W., Castle Rock; 360-274-7502. Kelso Senior Center: 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., lunch ($6): shepherd's pie, green salad, rolls and butter and dessert; 12:30-2:30 p.m., bingo; 106 N.W. Eighth Ave., Kelso; 360-232-8522. Longv

LONGVIEW DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 13:45:00

Thunderstorms could follow after North Coast tornado warnings

Tornado warnings along the North Coast highlighted a strange day of weather and storms for several communities across Oregon. Rain drenched Clatskanie, Rainier and the surrounding communities throughout Monday during what appears to be a return for traditional Oregon fall weather just days before th

THECHIEFNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 23:42:00

A Tribute to Dick Clark and American Bandstand

Rock, Roll & Remember: A Tribute to Dick Clark and American Bandstand brings together over 50 hits from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s For close to 40 years, and astounding 883 episodes, American Bandstand, and its host Dick Clark, had its finger on the pulse of popular music, introducing several generat

THECHRONICLEONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 12:00:00

Permit for methanol plant along Columbia River revoked by board

This "no methanol" sign expresses the sentiment of many people regarding the plan to build a methanol plant and pipeline just northwest of Kalama, Washington. (KATU Photo) PORTLAND, Ore. - A proposed methanol plant along the Columbia River in Kalama, Washington was denied for now, officials said. A

KATU.COM - 2017-09-19 18:01:57

Shots fired reported Saturday at Northwest Passage

Shots fired reported Saturday at Northwest Passage Aberdeen Police are searching for a known suspect who reportedly fired several shots into a vehicle after a 2 a.m. fight at the Northwest Passage at 317 W. Curtis Street Saturday. The male suspect fled the scene in a white four door passenger car. S

DAILY WORLD - 2017-09-19 02:00:00

Fitness can be a great game changer for the entire family

Is there anything better than getting the whole family involved in healthy activities? Since children tend to follow the example of their parents, you can make health and fitness a family function and turn it into a fun get-together. There are many things you can do to introduce healthy living into

THECHRONICLEONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 19:12:00

Violette's Villa sold to developer

Violette's Villa has been sold. The prime piece of property on Highway 30 in St. Helens that sat vacant for over a decade, sold to a developer last week. The $2.2 million transaction was finalized Sept. 15. The approximately 15 acre vacant parcel between McBride Street and Sykes Road once served as

THECHRONICLEONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 13:00:00

LETTERS - Save county ambiance, reject rezone of agricultural land

One of the most charming aspects of Columbia County is the small town-rural character of the area. In many ways, the plats and fields look like the Portland suburbs I remember from 50 years ago, a typically northwestern ambiance that's becoming hard to find. The area to the south has become a long s

THECHRONICLEONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 17:40:00

Upgrading technology reduces Dyno Nobel's electric usage

Dyno Nobel recently completed a project as part of its continuous effort to improve operations. The project will conserve 176,600 kilowatt hours annually. That's enough electricity to power 13 average Columbia County homes every year. Dyno Nobel overhauled the plant's control system, replacing a pne

THECHRONICLEONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 20:15:00

Boy struck by car at 'Four Corners'

A 14-year-old boy ended up pinned beneath a car while attempting to cross the intersection at "Four Corners" on Friday evening, Sept. 15. The boy was headed southbound on Columbia Boulevard while a 62-year-old female who had been westbound on South Vernonia was stopped at the "Four Corners" stop sig

THECHRONICLEONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 16:04:00

County's Lodging Tax Advisory Committee Makes Recommendations for $350,000 in Funding for 2018

After a two-hour meeting on Monday, the Lewis County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee made its allocation recommendations for 17 applicants who applied for the tax generated by motel and hotel stays in unincorporated Lewis County, fully funding five of the requests. For the 2018 year, there was $350,0

CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 17:39:00

VIEWPOINT: SHEDCO opposes sugary beverage tax

SHEDCO, the St Helens Economic Development Corporation, is a nonprofit whose mission is to revitalize the historic business districts of St Helens. SHEDCO follows the nationally recognized "Mainstreet" approach to encourage the revitalization of our city. Since its inception SHEDCO has independently

THECHRONICLEONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 19:57:00

LETTERS - Don't lose agriculture jobs

Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish caught, will we realize that we cannot eat money (Cree Indian proverb) In a past letter I mentioned that only 1.1% of our County is in cultivated crops and only 3.94% is in hay or pasture as opposed to 7.67% in urban

THECHRONICLEONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 18:00:00

Community Saddened After Body of Kidnapped Cheney Pot Store Employee Found

Friends and co-workers reacted with sadness after Cameron Smith, who was allegedly kidnapped at gunpoint from the parking lot of the Lucid Marijuana store in Cheney last week, was found dead Friday. Michael Schofield, the owner of Lucid Marijuana, said he's planning a memorial gathering for Smith bu

CHRONICLE - 2017-09-18 18:25:00

Ruling invalidates key permits for Kalama methanol project

SEATTLE - A state hearings board has invalidated key permits issued to a nearly $2 billion project in Washington state that would convert natural gas to methanol. The board reversed two shoreline permits for the Northwest Innovation Works project proposed along the Columbia River in Kalama. It said

COLUMBIAN - 2017-09-19 17:52:00