Posts tagged news
Posts tagged news
K.C. a snow-loving miniature poodle catches a snowball thrown by owners Gini, right, and Dick Mickel at Lake Sacajawea, Longview.
Read more the snowstorm that hit Southwest Washington Wednesday.
James Bremer said he used to sleep curled up in a downtown doorway this winter until some people from Father’s House, a church in downtown Longview, discovered him.
“They gave me food and told me about this place,” Bremer, 58, said Monday morning outside the Daily Living Essential Cafe and Extreme Weather Center at 1335 11th Ave., Longview.
The Extreme Weather Center, which is open all night during freezing weather, is operated by volunteers from Love Overwhelming, a multi-denominational nonprofit ministry. According to volunteer Summer Christianson, the ministry has rented the Evangel Christian Fellowship building since October to distribute cold-weather gear and hot coffee to the homeless.
As fish enter the Columbia system, the seals and sea lions are usually close behind. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife researchers have reported spotting smelt in the Columbia as early as November, but because smelt are listed under endangered speciesact, no dipping will be allowed for the foreseeable future.
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
I have a fever…well, you know the rest.
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Despite blustery winds and temperatures in the 40s, dozens of martial arts students started 2012 with a quick jaunt … into the waters of Lake Merwin.
Seventy-seven students and instructors from seven regional martial art schools gathered in a circle at the lake’s shore Sunday before charging into the icy water.Read more about this chilly way to being the New Year.
For eight years, Patty Wood has been folding origami cranes in memory of American troops killed in the Iraq War.
The wings of nearly 4,500 cranes each bear the name, age and rank of an American military service member who died. Fifty birds to a string, they hang from the foyer ceiling in her two-story Kelso home.
Now that the war has ended, the folding also is ending — and Wood hopes the public will help her decide what she should do with the colorful paper birds.Read more
Wallace Elementary fourth-grader Dakota Smith shares a story with Anne Henderson, age 92.
Smith is one of 28 fourth graders who read to senior citizens at Canterbury Inn in Longview once a month.
Read more about the program
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.
The Tartan Terrors are performing at Longview’s Columbia Theatre on Sunday. Celtic music, rude humor and kilts should make for a good time.