Latest Longview News

Weyerhaeuser settles suit for $600K over water violations

May. 12, 2022 11:33 AM EDT

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Timber company Weyerhaeuser will pay $600,000 after reaching a settlement with conservation group Columbia Riverkeeper, despite denying allegations it had broken Washington state water quality laws. The Daily News in Longview reported Riverkeeper in March...

Former car dealer gets 23 years for child rape, molestation

Apr. 19, 2022 08:30 AM EDT

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — The former Longview car dealership owner who was found guilty of four felonies, including child rape, in August likely will spend the rest of his life in prison. Jay Dean Douglas was sentenced Monday to 23 years to life in prison by Cowlitz County Superior...

Oregon police trooper hurt in pursuit crash in 2021 now home

Apr. 08, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

ST. HELENS, Ore. (AP) — A Oregon State Police trooper who was critically injured in a police incident last year on U.S. Route 30 near St. Helens is now recovering at home. KATU-TV reported that Trooper John Jeffries was home on Friday after months of hospitalization and...

Boxing coach pleads guilty to assaulting intimate partner

Apr. 08, 2022 15:36 PM EDT

KELSO, Wash. (AP) — A southwest Washington man who coached youth boxing in Longview pleaded guilty to assaulting an intimate partner and violating no contact orders — and in exchange was accepted into a court-ordered drug program. Juan Armando Rodriguez, 44, on Thursday was...