Latest Longview News

Authorities identify 63-year-old man in hunting accident

Oct. 15, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Oregon county authorities have identified the man killed in a suspected accidental shooting while hunting near Washington state lines. The Longview Daily News reports that Columbia County Sheriff's Office identified 63-year-old Martin Fox of Portland. County deputies, Washington...

Man killed in St. Helens police chase ID'd

Oct. 11, 2019 8:25 AM EDT

ST. HELENS, Ore. (AP) — Police have identified the man in Wednesday's police pursuit that ended with police using deadly force in St. Helens. Oregon State Police Capt. Tim Fox confirmed Thursday that the deceased was 32-year-old Michael Veatch of Longview, Washington. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports...

Washington announces first female firefighter in Longview

Sep. 17, 2019 9:59 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Washington fire department has sworn in its first-ever female firefighter at the Longview Fire Department. KPTV-TV reported Monday that 24-year-old Chelsey Miller joined the department after spending about five years interning with the fire crew. Officials say the Pacific Northwest...

2 puppies euthanized after contact with rabid bats

Sep. 13, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Officials say two German shepherd puppies were euthanized after they came into contact with bats that tested positive for rabies in southwestern Washington. KATU-TV reports Cowlitz County environmental health manager Season Long said Friday a 4-month-old and a 5-month old German...

Police: Washington woman plotted killings of husband, others

Sep. 10, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state woman has been arrested on suspicion of planning to kill her estranged husband and two others. The Longview Daily News reports 54-year-old Dawn Renee Rolfe appeared in Cowlitz Superior Court Monday following her arrest Friday. Authorities say a co-worker at Rolfe's...

Police: Suicidal person shot and killed by officers

Sep. 9, 2019 1:15 PM EDT

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say person a person who was suicidal was shot and killed by SWAT team officers in Longview, Washington. The Daily News reports that officers responded to reports of a person with a weapon at about 7:20 p.m. on Sunday. Longview police say after arriving on scene officers...

Court ends lawsuit over Washington school's isolation booth

Aug. 23, 2019 9:42 AM EDT

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — A federal court ruling has effectively ended a lawsuit against a Washington state school district over use of an elementary school isolation booth, a report said. The U.S. Court of Appeals decision upheld a lower court ruling in favor of the Longview School District, The Daily News...