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Blaze destroys bed and breakfast near Longview

Jul. 21, 2019 1:55 PM EDT

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a bed and breakfast near Longview, Washington, was destroyed by an early morning fire. The Daily News report s that firefighters from Cowlitz 2 Fire and Rescue and Longview Fire were called to the structure fire just before 3 a.m. Sunday. Upon arrival, crews found the...

Agency closes fishing on Washington rivers due to low flows

Jul. 5, 2019 9:09 AM EDT

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — The state Department of Fish and Wildlife has closed all fishing on the Chehalis River until further notice due to lower than normal stream flows. The Daily News reports that the agency also closed fishing on South Fork Chehalis River, North Fork Newaukum River, South Fork Newaukum...

Cowlitz County sees jump in homeless numbers

Jun. 13, 2019 3:08 PM EDT

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — The number of homeless people in Cowlitz County in southwest Washington state soared 38 percent in the last year, according to the annual Point in Time Count results recently released by the state. The Daily News reports that local social-service providers said the increase doesn't...

Heat wave wilts parts of Pacific Northwest

Jun. 11, 2019 10:05 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — People in western Washington and Oregon are wilting under warmer than normal temperatures this week with highs into the mid-90s in some areas. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory from noon Tuesday through 9 p.m. Wednesday for the Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver,...