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January 5, 2015 at 9:56 AM

Officials: Cargo crewman jumped ship at Port of Kalama

The Associated Press KELSO — Customs and Border Protection officials believe a man who disappeared from a cargo vessel at the Port of Kalama jumped ship. The Daily News reports the 37-year-old from Myanmar, Aung Kyaw Thu Tun, had been detained on the vessel because he did not have a U.S. passport. He was last seen around 11…


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October 9, 2014 at 6:08 AM

Woman killed on railroad tracks at Kelso

A person has been struck and killed by a train in Kelso. Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesman Gus Melonassays the crew saw a pedestrian standing in the middle of double main line tracks at 12:35 a.m. Thursday near the train station. The crew applied emergency brakes and blew the whistle, but the person stepped into the path…


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April 1, 2014 at 6:59 AM

Tuesday Memo: Intruder dons hubby’s clothes … More sun today … M’s win, no foolin’

National Weather Service forecast He was wearing her husband’s clothes: A woman in Kelso woke up early Sunday to find a man wearing her husband’s clothes and lying on the floor of a spare bedroom. He said he had been cold and wet, so he came into the house via an unlocked door…


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December 9, 2013 at 11:13 AM

Police: Cowlitz County man shot by roommate

The Associated Press KELSO — The Cowlitz County sheriff’s office says a 69-year-old man was wounded in a shooting early Monday in Ryderwood. The man and the 43-year-old woman suspected of shooting him both called 911 about 4:30 a.m. The man said his roommate shot him and the woman said she had just shot someone. The man was able…


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October 2, 2013 at 6:46 PM

Birthday cake sparks food fight in Kelso courthouse

The Associated Press KELSO — A woman brought her child’s birthday cake into a Kelso courthouse, thinking that would be safer than leaving it in the car with her dog. She realized her error when a stranger grabbed and ate handfuls of the cake — twice. Cake and frosting flew when a Cowlitz County sheriff’s deputy grabbed…


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September 28, 2012 at 10:42 AM

Kelso woman killed on way home from run

The Associated Press LONGVIEW — A Kelso woman was struck and killed by a car as she was coming home from her regular run, according to the Cowlitz County coroner. Julia M. Smith, 56, died Thursday morning not far from her home, Coroner Tim Davidson told The Daily News. The driver was interviewed and released while the investigation…


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April 6, 2012 at 1:35 PM

Longview city attorney won’t return gun to owner

The Associated Press LONGVIEW — The Longview city attorney refuses to return a gun to its owner after an accidental shooting. City Attorney Steve Shuman told The Daily News the gun should be forfeited because it was involved in a crime. The brother of the owner dropped the 9mm Glock last October in an apartment. The gun fired…


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April 2, 2012 at 7:24 AM

Longview man sentenced to 3 years for dognapping

From The Associated Press: KELSO – A 39-year-old Longview man who stole a dog and tried to ransom it for prescription drugs was sentenced to more than three years in prison. Johnny Lee Jordan had pleaded guilty to theft and extortion charges and was sentenced Friday in Cowlitz County Superior Court. The Daily News of Longview reports (…


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