Life jackets: Get information and a coupon from Big 5 Sporting Goods
Workforce Southwest Washington Launches Summer Employment Program to Connect Businesses to Young Adults
To help businesses tap into a potential source of talent – young adults – and to help youth learn about the world of work, Workforce Southwest Washington (WSW), the local workforce development board for Clark, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties, has launched SummerWorks, a summer employment program for young adults ages 16 to 21.
Healing of the Canoe - Providing tools for the youth in our community to build resiliency
June 17-21st: Elementary School 4th - 5th grades
July 22-26: Middle School 6th - 8th grades
Free lifeskills and prevention through native actvities and youth connection. Empowering youth with resiliency and hope. Breakfast, lunch and snack provided.
For more information please contact Sonya: 360.353.9535 or Vashti: 360.353.9547
Household Hazardous Mobile Collection Events and Permanent Collection Facility
On Saturday, June 1, 2019, the next free monthly Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Collection Event will take place in Cathlamet at the PUD parking lot on Division Street behind the Wahkiakum County Courthouse. The collection site will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
If you are unable to attend this event, the Permanent Collection Facility at the Waste Control Transfer Station, 1150 3rd Avenue, Longview, is open every Tuesday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Urban Forestry Restoration Project
Urban forestry project helps Longview improve tree health and Columbia River water quality.
A Puget SoundCorps team will remove invasive blackberry vines between the Diking District ditch that abuts the Altrusa Park Trail.
They will also work with City staff on the structural pruning of City street & park trees planted within the last 5+ years.
SoundCorps is part of the broader Washington Conservation Corps/AmeriCorps program administered by Washington State Department of Ecology.
May 9 City Council Meeting in brief
38th Avenue Street Closure
The City of Longview has contracted with GRI, a geotechnical engineering firm to inspect the repaired landslide on 38th Avenue. For safety reasons, 38th Avenue will be closed to through traffic between the Longview School District Bus Barn and Memorial Park Drive between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2019.
Please respect all road and pedestrian closures to avoid hazardous falling rock and debris.
To avoid delays, motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes.
This week at the lodge…
Bingo @ 6:00
Progressive Bingo is $1,414 with 15 numbers.
Queen of Hearts is $542 with 46 cards left.
Texas Holdem Tournament starts @ 7:00
Kitchen open @ 5:00 serving the regular menu, plus Prime Rib French Dip sandwiches.
Please…no parking in Twin City Glass lot until 5:00 pm.
Longview Senior Center Benefit Dance
Doors @ 6:00
Dancing @ 7:00
Admission $15 at the door, $10 in advance.
Want to be a Vendor at Bald Eagle Days?
Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce
Join Loowit High School volunteers - Donate to Backpack/Bags for Hungry Kids
Bring items on Thursday's from 9 am to 1 p,
Faith Center Food Bank
1209 Minor Rd., Kelso