Kelso superintendent announces retirement

November 15, 2017 by  

Glenn Gelbrich, who has served as the Kelso School District Superintendent for the past four years, recently announced that he plans to retire when the current school year ends.

The official date of [Read more]

Kelso considers revised plan for school construction

October 25, 2017 by  

Recently, Kelso considered improving its schools with an $87.5 million plan; the plan has recently been revised [Read more]

Lewis and Clark Bridge under study

September 28, 2017 by  

The Lewis and Clark Bridge, which connects Longview, Washington, a mile from Kelso, to Rainier, Oregon, is under review by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT).

Officials are [Read more]

South Kelso voters to decide about annexation

August 26, 2017 by  

Voters in two “islands”—unincorporated areas surrounded by the city—in South Kelso will decide whether or not they want to join the city. [Read more]

Bike riders to come through Longview/Kelso area

July 13, 2017 by  

The Seattle to Portland (STP) takes place this weekend, calling in at the Longview/Kelso area on the way.

The annual event brings thousands of [Read more]

Improvements due at Kelso airport

June 17, 2017 by  

The commissioners of Cowlitz County awarded $300,000 to Kelso to extend the runway at Kelso airport, officially known as the Southwest Washington Regional Airport (SWRA), [Read more]

Longview asks for public comment on zoning rules

May 24, 2017 by  

A Longview committee charged with defining rules for zoning with regard to where to locate homeless shelters has finished its first draft, and would like public input at an upcoming meeting.

The committee is [Read more]

State makes Kelso business license applications easier

April 15, 2017 by  

People who would like to start a business in Kelso can save time during the licensing process by using a new “one-stop shop” for the process.

Kelso has become a member of [Read more]

Kelso celebrates completion of West Main Street

March 25, 2017 by  

On March 17, business owners and Kelso officials celebrated the completion of the revitalization of West Main Street with a ribbon-cutting.

The project was first proposed in [Read more]

South Pacific Avenue in Kelso to be improved

February 15, 2017 by  

On Tuesday, February 7, members of the Kelso City Council voted 5-1 to approve a contract to hire a Portland consulting firm to study the engineering services that will be necessary to improve South Pacific Avenue.

Six blocks of the street, between [Read more]

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