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Free fun for kids at the Longview Public Library

Free fun for kids at the Longview Public Library

The Longview Public Library offers free stories, classes and more to keep kids busy through the winter months. You don’t need a library card, and registration is only required for the monthly MakerPlace Book Club. Siblings are always welcome to attend story times. For more information, call 360.442.5300, or visit longviewlibrary.org. Weekly programs run through March 9.

Citizens’ Police Academy 2018

Citizens’ Police Academy 2018

City of Longview Info Weekly

January 11 City Council meeting in brief

CONNECTING COWLITZ COMMUNITIES - Formerly known as "40 for 2020"

CONNECTING COWLITZ COMMUNITIES

Formerly known as "40 for 2020"

Cowlitz County, WA, January 18, 2018– The Cowlitz Economic Development Council is pleased to announce the new name and branding of "Connecting Cowlitz Communities" for what was formerly known as the "40 for 2020".

Connecting Cowlitz Communities is a strategic planning group that works to coordinate committees and organizations toward achieving community goals and addressing economic development barriers.

Longview police arrest suspect in Old West Side shooting

Longview police on Tuesday arrested the man suspected of shooting another in the 1400 block alley between 24th and 25th avenues in the Old West Side the afternoon of December 26, 2017.

The shooter immediately fled the scene, which drew police from various agencies and a K9 to search the area. The victim was transported to St. John Medical Center for his injuries.

City of Longview Info Weekly

Police auction of unclaimed property

The Longview Police Department will soon be auctioning unclaimed property through CTM Unlimited Auctions, LLC during a live auction in Oakville, Washington on January 21, 2018.

A complete list of Longview’s auction items is now available at the Longview Police Department main station at 1351 Hudson St. or viewable online on the City’s website at http://www.mylongview.com/index.aspx?page=402

PORT OF LONGVIEW COMMISSION SETS NEW BOARD LEADERSHIP FOR 2018

COMMISSION SETS NEW BOARD LEADERSHIP FOR 2018

Board president to focus on bringing business, success to community

Longview, WA– At the first meeting of the year, the Port of Longview Board of Commissioners elected Commissioner Jeff Wilson as the new Board President. He takes over for Commissioner Doug Averett, who served as President in 2017.

In 2018, Commissioner Averett will serve as Board Secretary and Commissioner Bob Bagaason as Board Vice President.

Millennium Bulk Terminals - Getting the Facts Straight

Dear friends,

Cowlitz County recently issued a draft Health Impact Assessment (HIA). The HIA utilizes data from the Environmental Impact Statement as its basis (it is not a new study). Like standard HIAs everywhere, the purpose of the HIA is to inform future county planning and is not intended to impact the permits for specific projects like the coal export terminal. Cowlitz County has appealed the Hearing Examiner’s decision and continues to stand by its recommendation to issue permits to Millennium for the coal export terminal. 

Police auction of unclaimed property

Police auction of unclaimed property

The Longview Police Department will soon be auctioning unclaimed property through CTM Unlimited Auctions, LLC during a live auction in Oakville, Washington on January 21, 2018.

A complete list of Longview’s auction items is now available at the Longview Police Department main station at 1351 Hudson St. or viewable online on the City’s website at http://www.mylongview.com/index.aspx?page=402

Millennium Bulk Terminals - Next Stop: Federal Court

Dear friends,

Today, our parent company, Lighthouse Resources, took legal action against Ecology's Maia Bellon, DNR's Hilary Franz, Governor Jay Inslee and the state of Washington for illegally interfering with interstate commerce.

The lawsuit, filed in federal court, details clear violations of the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution. In addition, the complaint alleges the state has abused the permit review process by discriminating against an export project with a double standard applied to the commodity involved.

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