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Geraldine Fitzsimmons | Obituaries  Longview Daily News

Dec. 23, 1930—May 10, 2019. Geraldine “Gerri” Louise Fitzsimmons, age 88, of Longview, WA, passed away peacefully at the Delaware Plaza May 10, 2019, ...



Shirley Lewis | Obituaries  Longview Daily News

Feb. 11, 1923—April 9, 2019. Oleta, 96, passed away peacefully on April 9, 2019, at PeaceHealth Medical Center in Longview, WA. Oleta was born Feb.



Priscilla Marie Slotten | Obituaries | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Nov. 28, 1929—May 6, 2019. Priscilla Marie Slotten was born Nov. 28, 1929, and passed away peacefully at her home in Longview on May 6, 2019. Priscilla ...



RA Long High School honor roll | Lifestyles | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Editor's Note: The print version of this honor roll is in the Tuesday, Feb. 19, Daily News.



Dolores Veile | Obituaries  Longview Daily News

Dolores Veile “Dee,” a longtime Longview resident, passed away peacefully on Aug. 19, 2018, at home in Spokane, WA, surrounded by her family. She was ...



Mark Morris and R.A. Long High School choirs present concert  Longview Daily News

Antonio Fernandez, a beatboxer and vocalist with Disney's premiere a cappella group, Dcapella, will be the featured artist in residence for the Mark Morris and ...



R.A. Long named School of Distinction for rising graduation rates  Longview Daily News

R.A. Long High School earned a spot on the Center for Educational Effectiveness' list of distinguished schools for the fourth year in a row this year, a clear sign ...



Class Gatherings Calendar: May 28-June 8 | Lifestyles | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Kelso High School class of 1958: noon, no-host luncheon, Kelso-Longview Elks, 900 Ash St., Kelso, classmates, spouses and friends welcome; Judi Fouch ...



R.A. Long administrator named state's assistant principal of the year  Longview Daily News

The R.A. Long students and staff know Lacey Griffiths for her bright smile, persistent optimism and ability to remember them all by name — three of the qualities ...



Longview Schools to start renovation for RAL medical science, robotics lab  Longview Daily News

Using a $1.1 million state grant, the Longview School District will begin turning the old R.A. Long woodshop into a “state of the art” robotics and medical science ...



Robert Dale Covel | Obituaries | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Aug. 20, 1963—May 3, 2019. Rob, 55, passed away May 3, 2019, at PeaceHealth Medical Center. He was born Aug. 20, 1963, to Dwight Covel and Ouida ...



R.A. Long Class of 2018 posted impressive numbers on way to graduation  Longview Daily News

Every year, seniors at R.A. Long High School choose a class theme.



Class Gatherings Calendar: May 23 and 28 | Lifestyles | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Castle Rock High School class of 1960: 1 p.m., Parker's Restaurant, 1300 Mount St. Helens Way, N.E., Castle Rock. MAY 28. ×. Continue reading your article ...



Longview high schools prepare for Civil War Food Drive, starting March 4  Longview Daily News

Longview high school students will deliver donation bags Saturday to city households in preparation for the annual Civil War Food Drive. The drive runs March ...



Class Gatherings Calendar: May 1-6 | Lifestyles  Longview Daily News

Kelso High School class of 1950: 11:30 a.m., Sizzler, 936 Ocean Beach Highway, Longview; Corinne (Pilon) Mugaas, 360-423-0519. R.A. Long High School ...



R.A. Long High School senior earns Pacific Lutheran University scholarship  Longview Daily News

An R.A. Long High School senior earned a $26000 annual scholarship to Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma — along with the opportunity to compete for ...



Longview teachers go on strike | Local | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Longview teachers will go on strike Thursday morning after decisively rejecting the district's offer for a 6.9 percent average pay raise.



Girls Basketball: Reeves honored for milestone as Jills outlast Chieftains in OT  Longview Daily News

In a key league matchup for the R.A. Long girls' basketball team, conditioning paid off.



Mainstage Theatre announces 2018-2019 season | Entertainment  Longview Daily News

The 2018-2019 Mainstage Theatre season begins Nov. 9.



RA Long lockdown ends | News | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Ninth grader Lilly Cress said she was working on an assignment in physics class Friday morning when she heard an announcement that R.A. Long High School ...



Frank E. Handy  Longview Daily News

Frank E. Handy. 1930 — 2018. Longtime local resident Frank E. Handy, 88, passed away Dec. 22, 2018, at the Hospice Care Center. Frank was born in ...



Longview teen parent program sets young mothers on path to success  Longview Daily News

At age 15, Cassie Jimenez was struggling to balance her high-school classes with raising her infant daughter, Mallorie.



Monday's Longview school board meeting moved | Local | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

The Longview School District board meeting scheduled for Monday has been moved to the R.A. Long High School cafeteria. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m..



RA Long recognized for high graduation rate | Local | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

R.A. Long High School has been recognized for its dramatic improvement in graduation rates over the past five years, the Longview School District announced ...



Longview high school teachers fight new schedule | Local | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Starting next school year, Longview high schools will switch from six- to seven-period days in an attempt to improve on-time graduation rates.



Esther Lauretta Chatterton | Obituaries | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

July 7, 1926 – April 15, 2019. Esther Chatterton, 92, passed away April 13, 2019, at her home in Winlock. She was born July 7, 1926, in Longview to David J.



James Gore | Obituaries  Longview Daily News

April 2, 1960—March 15, 2019. James Alan Gore (Jim) passed away peacefully at St. John's Hospital on March 15, 2019, after a recent surgery. Jim was born to ...



R.A. Long girls start food pantry for hungry students  Longview Daily News

When R.A. Long High School seniors Jaidon Marlow and Linnaea Morris prepared to attend a leadership camp this summer, they did a double-take while ...



Judge orders teachers back to school | Local | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

A Cowlitz County Judge Friday morning ordered striking Longview educators back to work. Under the court order, teachers, secretaries and classified staff are ...



Longview teachers march; negotiators meet | Local | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Longview students will not return to school as scheduled Wednesday after a long day of bargaining Monday failed to yield a contract agreement.



Local schools participate in national walkout Wednesday  Longview Daily News

Hundreds of high-school and middle school students from around the area briefly walked out of classes Wednesday morning to remember the 17 victims of the ...



Top Longview and Kelso education salaries for 2018-19 | Local  Longview Daily News

The Daily News typically reports the top 10 salaries of local officials when cities and school districts adopt annual budgets. Here are the figures for the Kelso and ...



RA Long Class of 2017: 'No excuses' | Local | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Saturday was a bittersweet day for Alyssa King. Just before starting high school four years ago, her father died suddenly, leaving her grief stricken even as her ...



RAL Hall of Fame: 5 athletes, 3 Lifetime Achievement winners, 4 teams to be inducted Friday  Longview Daily News

Five former student-athletes, three Lifetime Achievement award winners and four teams are the latest inductees into the R.A. Long High School Hall of Fame.



Carol Louise Wheeler  Longview Daily News

Feb. 7, 1936 — Feb. 25, 2019. Lifelong local resident Carol Louise Wheeler passed away Feb. 25, 2019, at the Hospice Care Center. She was born Feb. 7, 1936 ...



Rockey Swanson | Obituaries  Longview Daily News

August 17, 1948—March 24, 2019. “Rockey” Swanson was born the second of eleven children to Jack and Nancy on August 17th, 1948 in Longview.



180 RA Long High School seniors graduate Saturday | News | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Sofia Sanchez came a long way to graduate Saturday from R.A. Long High School.



Art exhibition showcases work of Longview, Kelso students  Longview Daily News

Using pastels, colored pencils and a broken cassette tape, R.A. Long High School junior Kessa McKissack spent a little over a month drawing actress Katherine ...



Local clothing entrepreneur has his EYE on Longview  Longview Daily News

It wasn't long ago that Roberto Gonzalez was still at R.A. Long High School, sketching clothing designs on computers and dreaming about becoming an ...



Longview teachers, district to negotiate over weekend | Local | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Mediated contract negotiations between the Longview School District and its teachers' union will continue over the weekend, and the district plans to notify ...



R.A. Long grad earns rare 4.0 GPA in software engineering at Cal Poly  Longview Daily News

An R.A Long High School alumnus just pulled off an academic mission impossible.



Donald Gene Basom | Obituaries | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

March 18, 1958 — Jan. 31, 2019. Donald Gene Basom, 60, left this world on Jan. 31, 2019, surrounded by his family. Don was born March 18, 1958, in Port ...



Terry Smithton Hollinger | Obituaries | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Jan. 9, 1939 — Dec. 16, 2018. Surrounded by family, Terry Hollinger, 79, passed away at St. John Medical Center on Dec. 16, 2018, following a brief illness.



John Chilson hands off Longview's historic Merk | Local | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

John Chilson's fingerprints are all over downtown Longview's historic Merk building.



Richard 'Dick' Farwell | Obituaries  Longview Daily News

May 6, 1947 — Dec. 20, 2018. Richard Farwell, 71, of Longview passed away Dec. 20, 2018, at home. He was born in Longview on May 6, 1947, to Jim and Lois ...



People | Lifestyles  Longview Daily News

Cardin Chung, a High Step Dance Academy student, recently attended the High School Festival of Dance where he received an AMDA Summer Intensive ...



One high school or two? | Local | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Three years ago, challengers C.J. Nickerson and J.D. Rossetti won Longview School Board seats as a result of voter enmity toward a proposal to merge R.A. ...



George Christison | Obituaries  Longview Daily News

May 13, 1938—April 2, 2019. George Allen Christison, 80, of Longview, WA, passed away on April 2, 2019 at the Community Home Health & Hospice in ...



David M. Moon  Longview Daily News

Aug. 13, 1946 — Jan. 17, 2019. Dave Moon, 72, of Longview passed away Jan. 17, 2019, at Sunnyside Medical Center in Clackamas, Ore. He was born Aug.



George Francis Roemer | Obituaries | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Sept. 25, 1925 — March 10, 2019. George Francis Roemer, a lifelong resident of Longview, passed away peacefully at home on March 10, 2019, at the age of ...



Longview's graduation rate continues steady rise | Local | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

The Longview School District's four-year graduation rate rose to 78.9 percent this year, putting the district on the cusp of finally matching the state average, ...



Meade Arthur Cobb | Obituaries | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

July 19, 1926 — Oct. 19,2018. Meade Arthur Cobb, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, passed away after a lengthy and valiant ...



James P. Wale Jr. | Obituaries | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Sept. 18, 1928 — Jan. 20, 2019. Lifelong local resident James P. Wale Jr., 90, of Longview passed away Jan. 20, 2019, at the Hospice Care Center. He was ...



Longview school board approves budget cuts | Local | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

The Longview School Board Monday night approved a new curriculum adoption cycle and authorized Superintendent Dan Zorn to include at least $2.8 million of ...



LCC hosts regional science competition | Local  Longview Daily News

Future Albert Einsteins and Marie Curies scurried around Lower Columbia College on Saturday morning in a rush to attend labs, exams and special events at ...



Constans Riblett | Obituaries  Longview Daily News

Sept. 6, 1937—April 9, 2019. Constans “Connie” Riblett, 81, of Longview, WA, passed away April 9, 2019. Connie was born Sept. 6, 1937, to Frank and Virginia ...



R.A. Long seniors enjoy 'picture-perfect' graduation ceremony  Longview Daily News

One school district superintendent and 178 R.A. Long High School graduates shared the stage at Longview Memorial Stadium Saturday night.



John Robert Gilkey | Obituaries | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Sept. 26, 1937 — March 2, 2019. At 81, John was a vital, intelligent man. He sat in his favorite chair, and suddenly slipped away to join his loved-ones who had ...



New club's work 'shows the heart of Castle Rock kids'  Longview Daily News

Castle Rock High School students looking to make a difference in their community can now join a *service*-based organization at school — and recruit others to ...



Harold 'Bud' Koenig | Obituaries | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

July 11, 1922 — Dec. 16, 2018. Harold “Bud” Koenig, a resident of Longview nearly since its founding, passed peacefully surrounded by family on Dec. 16, 2018 ...



Hubert 'Roy' Parsons | Obituaries | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Nov. 30, 1934 — Dec. 14, 2018. Roy Parsons, 84, of Kelso died Dec. 14, 2018, at the Hospice Care Center. He was born Nov. 30, 1934, in St. John, ...



Nicole I. 'Niki' Bell | Obituaries | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

April 29, 1977 — July 28, 2018. Nicole Irene Bell, 41, passed away after a long battle with cancer July 28, 2018, at the Hospice Care Center. Niki was born April ...



Joseph 'Joe' Weipert  Longview Daily News

May 3, 1951 — Feb. 4, 2019. Joseph J. Weipert was born in Madera, Calif., the first born of seven children to Roy “Buck” and Patricia Weipert. He attended R.A. ...



Kathleen Malone Nelson | Obituaries | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Sept. 13, 1944 — Feb. 26, 2019. Kathleen Malone Nelson passed away Feb. 26, 2019. She was born in Longview on Sept. 13, 1944, to Mark and Ellen Malone.



Michele Erickson Cook | Obituaries | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Nov. 19, 1954 — Aug. 23, 2018. Michele (Bettineski) Erickson Cook, 63, passed away peacefully at home Aug. 23, 2018. That same day, our world lost a dearly ...



RA Long on list of 'dropout factories' | News | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

With only 55 percent of seniors graduating on-time last year, R.A. Long High School is has one of the lowest on-time graduation rates in the state.



Columbia River Chamber Music Festival begins Aug. 3 | Local  Longview Daily News

The Columbia River Chamber Music Festival, which features free concerts by local musicians, kicks-off the evening of Aug. 3 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church ...



Jeanette Pauline Torgerson | Obituaries | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

November 15, 1959—August 20, 2018. Jeanette Pauline Torgerson peacefully passed away on August 20, 2018. She is survived by her mother, Barbara ...



Students, staff want Discovery High School to retain separate identity  Longview Daily News

A day at Discovery High School seems to go by faster than a day at R.A. Long or Mark Morris, said Discovery High School Junior Christina McGahuey.



Stageworks Northwest unveils 2018-19 lineup | Local | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Longview-based Stageworks Northwest has revealed its five-production slate for the 2018-19 season.



Longview's two high schools not as different as they once were  Longview Daily News

Longview might be in the waning days of its high school Civil War. "We're not as separate at all as what people think," said Mark Morris Principal Rod McHattie.



Candice Schulz wants clients to wake up looking pretty  Longview Daily News

Candice Schulz wanted to be a special effects makeup artist when she was in high school.



Unions continue strike in Longview on first day of school  KPTV.com

For students in the Longview School District, what was supposed to be the first day of school was marked with picket lines and empty classrooms.



Patricia McKinney | Obituaries  Longview Daily News

March 15, 1938—February 16, 2019. Patricia Ann McKinney was born March 15, 1938 in Longview to Nick and Ruby Pancratz and passed February 16, 2019 ...



Monte Gene Hamer | Obituaries | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Sept. 16, 1928 — Nov. 19, 2018. Monte Gene Hamer of Castle Rock passed into the loving arms of his savior Jesus Christ on Nov. 19, 2018, at the age of 90.



Local high schoolers to show off acting chops at one-act showcase  Longview Daily News

Longview theater buffs can get a sneak peek at the future of local acting at the One Act Festival Showcase, starring exclusively high school students.



Greg DelArroyo | Obituaries  Longview Daily News

Aug. 25, 1947 – March 19, 2019. Greg DelArroyo, 71, passed away March 19 at his home in Sylmar, Calif. Greg was born in Longview on August 25, 1947, ...



John Forrester | Obituaries  Longview Daily News

Dec. 10, 1938—March 2019. John W. Forrester Sr., 80, passed away at Canterbury Gardens in Longview. John was born Dec. 10, 1938, in Damascus, Va., ...



R.A. Long High School Key Club members attend convention in Seattle  Longview Daily News

Members of the R.A. Long High Key Club recently attended the 66th annual Pacific Northwest District Convention (DCON) in Seattle. The theme was “ *Service* to ...



Bill Kasch is preserving Longview's history, one project at a time  Longview Daily News

Editor's Note: Lower Columbia Profiles is an occasional series featuring area residents who have interesting stories to tell.



Young Journalists: R.A. Long students try out for cheer squad  Longview Daily News

Tensions were increasing as some R. A. Long students prepared themselves for the cheer tryouts on May 8.



Top Longview and Kelso education salaries for 2016-17 | Local  Longview Daily News

The Daily News typically reports the top 10 salaries of local officials when cities and school districts adopt annual budgets. Figures for Kelso and Longview ...



Theodore R. 'Ted' Fittro | Obituaries | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Aug. 10, 1939 — Jan. 19, 2019. Theodore Raymond Fittro, 80, of Longview passed away Jan. 19, 2019, at Frontier Rehabilitation due to medical complications.



David Lee Cudd | Obituaries | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Feb. 22, 1937 — Nov. 2, 2018. David Lee Cudd, 80, passed away at his home in Bellevue, Wash., on Nov. 2, 2018. He was the husband of Joy Lavell Cudd.



Standing-room only at Longview council meeting addressing library budget  Longview Daily News

Facing a public outcry, the Longview City Council on Thursday night partially backed off planned cuts in the public library's budget.



'The Big Fella' From Toledo Calls it a Career  Centralia Chronicle

The longest branch on the basketball-crazy Wallace family tree will have to pay to get into the gym the next time he tries to take in a game. That's because.



Sidelines: RAL vs. Kelso perfect timing for Jacks' class of '72  Longview Daily News

To Bradd Reynolds, it seemed like the whole world must have been there. The stands were packed. People were jammed in shoulder-to-shoulder along the ...



Mark Allen Setters | Obituaries | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

April 25, 1962 — Sept. 19, 2018. Mark Setters passed away Sept. 19, 2018, in the North Cascade mountains. He was born April 25, 1962, to William and Leeta ...



Teen car accident victim an "extremely caring individual"  Longview Daily News

Tatum Tootoosis-Didier, the 2016 R.A. Long High School graduate who died in a car accident Friday afternoon near Rainier, was an honor student and ...



Civil War Soccer: Cabrera's return opens up Jacks' offense in 3-1 win  Longview Daily News

How nice is it to have Jesus Cabrera back in an R.A. Long uniform?



How to fund potential high school merger far from certain, panel admits  Longview Daily News

If no one buys Mark Morris High School, Longview's proposed high school consolidation likely won't happen, facilities committee member Bob Guide predicted.



Forrest “Holly” Bishop | Obituaries | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

Forrest Holly Bishop was born in Longview on Dec. 26, 1926, and passed away on Sept. 17, 2016, following a serious fall outside the family home.



Award-winning clock made 28 years ago by RAL senior destroyed by burglars  Longview Daily News

The stained oak, 7-foot-10-inch tall grandfather clock took then 17-year-old R.A. Long High School junior Russ Meder two years and 1000 hours to build by ...



Monticello Middle School standardizes plan for improving math scores  Longview Daily News

When it comes to mastering one of the state's most challenging subjects, Monticello Middle School is quite the Cinderella story.



Bates officially out as R.A. Long girls, boys soccer coach  Longview Daily News

A month after being told that his contract as R.A. Long High School's girls soccer coach would not be renewed, John Bates was told Friday that he wouldn't be ...



One high school or two for Longview? | Local | tdn.com  Longview Daily News

A Longview school building study started out as a way to cope with declining enrollment, but it has morphed into something much bigger in scope — a proposal ...



Longview teen ID'd as victim in log truck crash on Highway 30  KATU

A Longview, Wash. teenager has been identified as the victim in a crash involving a log truck Friday afternoon.The crash was reported on Highway 30 near ...



Kelso Longview chamber recognizes leaders in business and education  Longview Daily News

The Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce Pillars of Strength and Crystal Apple Awards on Wednesday night recognized excellence in education and ...



Events | Lifestyles  Longview Daily News

A "crafternoon" sponsored by the Friends of the Library at Kalama (FOLK) takes place from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, May 27, in the City Council chambers at the ...



Losia Spaulding | Obituaries  Longview Daily News

Feb. 22, 1936—April 3, 2019. Losia Mae Spaulding, 83, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at home. She was born to Roy and Rachel Truex in ...



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