Posts tagged Kelso
Posts tagged Kelso
Wrestling is a merciless lifestyle, one that requires — and rewards — self-reliance, study and discipline.
Girls at Kelso turn out to wrestle now for the same reasons they always have. For the same reasons that anyone wrestles at Kelso. They know, or quickly learn, that the coaching is top-notch. They know they’ll be pushed to excellence in a sport for which more and more college opportunities open every year.
“Coaches respect hard work, and they work hard. That has been consistent,” junior Colleen Reynolds said. “People wouldn’t believe how much time they put in, and it has remained true all my three years. The amount they do for us is incredible.”Read more
That looks like it hurt. However, the Kelso girls basketball team managed to pull off a 73-20 win against Columbia River. Read the full game story.
Nate Bell, left, and Don Stout work from a bucket truck to secure the city of Kelso’s 25-foot-tall holiday tree atop the clock tower at the Kelso Train Depot.
Initially, the tree wasn’t going to be place this year because of a lack of volunteer support, but the community stepped up and got it up.
Street corners were awash in red in Longview, Kelso, Castle Rock and Long Beach Monday as teachers, students and parents urged the Washington Legislature to avoid further cuts to education.
“The response has been very encouraging,” Dennis Weber, president of the Longview teachers union, said as drivers on Ocean Beach Highway honked and waved. “I haven’t seen a single finger salute yet. There’s been a lot of horn honks and a lot of smiles.”
The foothills around the Longview-Kelso area may have a coating of white on them this morning, as snow levels dip to their lowest levels of the season, according to the Weather Service.
This photo was taken at the Weyerhaeuser Forest Learning Center along Spirit Lake Memorial Highway on Friday.
Coweeman sixth-grader MacKenna Goldsbary plays with her black mackerel tabby cat, Gracie, which she will enter in Saturday’s cat show. Proceeds from the show will help pay for outdoor education for Kelso sixth-graders.
Read more about the cat show here.
Mark Morris won the season opener against Kelso 21 to 7 at Longview Memorial Stadium Friday night. For the full story and a photo gallery, check out TDN’s story.
Cowlitz 2 firefighter/paramedic Neil Agren spent several hours offering food, water and comfort to Cammy, a 24-year-old horse that wandered into deep mud at her new Kelso home Tuesday.
Read more about Cammy’s dramatic rescue.
Drawing by Caitlynn Rose Barajas, a student at Barnes Elementary in Kelso.
Diplomas in hand, Kelso’s Class of 2011 filled the air with hoots and howls and a rain of silly string at the end of graduation exercises.