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February 2, 2015 at 2:26 PM

Man dies in Longview house fire

The Associated Press LONGVIEW — A man died in a house fire Sunday afternoon in Longview. The single family house was fully involved but when firefighters heard there was someone inside, they fought their way in. Fire officials say they found 34-year-old Lavar Dwayne Henry unconscious and he could not be revived. The Daily News reports the coroner’s office…

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January 6, 2015 at 6:38 AM

Sea turtle from Oregon dead on arrival at Seattle Aquarium

The Associated Press UPDATED, 12:40 p.m. | A cold sea turtle that washed ashore on the Long Beach Peninsula was dead on arrival at the Seattle Aquarium. The turtle was found Friday and stabilized at the Seaside Aquarium in Oregon. It was taken to the Seattle Aquarium for rehabilitation, but a spokesman, Tim Kuniholm, says it was dead…

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December 18, 2014 at 8:53 AM

9 years for wrong-way fatal crash in Longview

The Associated Press KELSO — A 33-year-old Portland woman was sentenced Wednesday to nine years in prison for a drunken, wrong-way crash in Longview that killed a man and injured seven other people. Nicole DiFuria McCaslin had pleaded guilty last week to charges of vehicular homicide, driving under the influence and vehicular assault. The Daily News reports police…

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October 24, 2014 at 7:27 AM

Longview tornado lifted roofs and toppled trees, but no one injured

The Associated Press LONGVIEW — The Southwest Washington city of Longview tallied the damage Friday from a rare tornado that tore off roofs, broke windows and uprooted trees, leaving residents and officials in disbelief. No one was injured in the Thursday afternoon wind blast, which covered 1.3 miles and unleashed winds as high as 110 mph,…

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October 23, 2014 at 1:54 PM

Tornado causes damage in Longview

The Associated Press LONGVIEW — A tornado ripped down power lines and damaged property on Thursday in Longview, forecasters said. Police asked residents to avoid a section of the city. Video taken by a citizen appeared to shows roof tiles being blown off a building. “I could see the funnel cloud forming and where it touched down between…

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September 23, 2014 at 1:58 PM

2 killed, 1 injured in crash near Longview

The Associated Press LONGVIEW — Two people were killed and one injured in a head-on collision Tuesday on Ocean Beach Highway west of Longview. The Washington State Patrol says the two victims were in a car that burned. The driver of the other vehicle was flown to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Wash., with a broken leg…

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September 22, 2014 at 9:49 AM

Worker dies at Weyerhaeuser mill in Longview

The Associated Press LONGVIEW — A worker for an electrical contractor died while installing wiring at the Weyerhaeuser mill in Longview. Police say a co-worker noticed Scott Trapp “was down” Saturday afternoon. The (Longview) Daily News reports the 50-year-old Vancouver man could not be revived by other workers or firefighters, and he was declared dead at the scene. The Cowlitz…

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September 5, 2014 at 9:33 AM

Bear bites bow hunter near Longview

The Associated Press LONGVIEW — A bow-hunter was attacked by a bear while looking for deer near Longview. The 61-year-old Longview man, Jerry Hause, told The Daily News he sat down to take a rest Monday when the bear came at him at a dead run. Hause says he didn’t have time to use his bow so he…

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