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Proposed Oil Refinery In Longview, Washington

Feb. 8, 2016 8:15 p.m.

A company out of Texas called Waterside Energy has proposed what would be the West Coast’s first refinery in more than 25 years at the Port of Longview on the lower Columbia River. Waterside's plan calls for a facility capable of refining 30,000 barrels of oil and 15,000 barrels of biofuel each day. The proposed project would also include a propane and butane terminal handling 75,000 barrels per day.

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Longview Energy Project Backers Expand Proposal

Sept. 3, 2015 8:45 p.m.

In addition to a crude oil refinery, Waterside Energy now wants to handle liquified petroleum gas.

Energy | Environment | News | local | Oil Trains In The Northwest

Oil And More: Longview Energy Company Proposes Expansion

Aug. 29, 2015 2 a.m.

Documents reviewed by OPB Friday show an energy company expand its proposed oil refinery into the liquefied petroleum gas and crude oil business.

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800 Paper Mill Workers Go On Strike In Longview

Aug. 27, 2015 9:54 p.m.

About 800 union employees at the KapStone pulp and paper mill in Longview, Washington, went on strike Thursday.

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Longview Still Dealing With St. Helens 35 Years Later

May 14, 2015 4 p.m.

When Mount St. Helens erupted 35 years ago today, much of the mountain's exploded top ended up in streams and rivers that nearby towns relied on for water. Longview, Washington, has struggled with its water supply since.

News | Politics

Longview Could Change Its Water Source To River — Again

June 10, 2015 6:53 p.m.

A citizens group in Longview, Washington narrowed down possible solutions for water problems in the city Tuesday evening.

Water | News | Politics

Longview Citizens Weigh Fixes For Water Problems

June 8, 2015 11:33 p.m.

A citizens group in Longview, Washington will meet Tuesday evening to talk about options for improving the city’s water.

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Union, Longview Paper Mill To Hold Final Bargaining Session

June 28, 2015 1 p.m.

Workers at the KapStone Pulp and Paper Mill in Longview, Washington are holding the final scheduled bargaining session with the company Monday.

Energy | Environment | News | Water | Oil Trains In The Northwest

Oil Refinery Could Be Built In Longview Or Elsewhere In The Northwest

April 16, 2015 12:30 a.m.

An energy company's CEO says it's looking at several locations in Oregon and Washington as potential sites for what could be the West Coast’s first crude oil refinery in more than 25 years.

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Port Of Longview Votes No On Propane Terminal

March 11, 2015 10 p.m.

Commissioners at the Port of Longview voted unanimously on Tuesday against pursuing a propane and butane export terminal.

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Oct. 1, 2015 12:21 a.m.

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Oct. 30, 2014 12:41 a.m.

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Further Along The Slipstream: Darren Orange's Intense Landscapes

Dec. 4, 2015 12:30 a.m.

Pop-up show brings a raft of new works closer to home.

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Portland's New Bridge Links Sisters To Family History

Sept. 19, 2015 7 a.m.

Portland sisters Jean and Margie O'Neill were celebrating a family tradition when they walked across the Tilikum Crossing on opening day. They've attended every opening and reopening of Portland's bridges for the past 45 years, as a tribute to their father.

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Oregon Historical Photo: Outpost Astoria

Jan. 26, 2015 8 a.m.

Astoria is the oldest U.S. settlement west of the Rocky Mountains, though it remains relatively isolated to this day. Find out how its history has been marked by boom times from exploitation of abundant natural resources such as salmon and timber.

State of Wonder

The Enduring Popularity Of Retro Gaming

Oct. 24, 2014 5:26 p.m.

Last weekend's Portland Retro Gaming Expo showcased Pac-Man and Donkey Kong, of course. But it also featured new "homebrewed" games for decades-old systems.

Music

Ben Darwish & Mike Pardew - Two Rising Talents in Portland's Jazz Scene

Jan. 20, 2009 6:50 a.m.

These incredible musicians are adding a great deal of flavor to already spicy jazz community here in Portland. They have CDs coming out in the months ahead, on which they each lead a trio that gives them the chance to show off their chops at both performing and arranging.

Think Out Loud

New Evidence In 15-Year-Old Longview Murder Case

Dec. 1, 2015 6:58 p.m.

The Innocence Project Northwest says new evidence points to a different suspect than the one who was convicted of the crime in 2002.

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Our Town: Longview

Sept. 19, 2013 7:06 p.m.

For the next stop in the Our Town series, we visit the city of Longview, Washington.

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Longshore Union Negotiations Heating Up

Sept. 26, 2012 7:06 p.m.

Negotiations between the local longshore union and the Pacific Northwest Grain Handlers Association may not be resolved by Sunday when the current contract expires. According to The Oregonian, the consortium of grain exporters hopes to model the new contract on the one between longshoremen and grain terminal operators in Longview, Washington. That contract agreement came after a long fight that tied up grain exports during the busy harvest season this time last year. 

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