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This Week at the Lodge ...

This Week at the lodge:

 

Tuesday

Bingo @ 6:00 with Jenny

Progressive Bingo is at $346 with 9 numbers.

Queen of Hearts is up to $9,129.00 with only 5 cards left.

Kitchen will be open @ 5:00, serving Soup & Salad, or Soup & Sandwiches.

Thanks to everyone for not parking in Twin City’s Lot until 5:00, and for not blocking the alley doors. 

 

Wednesday

Longview Senior Center Benefit Dance

Music by Alvin Jones & Crystal Pool Revival

Doors open @ 6:00, and music starts @ 7:00.

Longview City Info Weekly

Fall Recreation open for Registration

Registration is now open for Fall Recreation programs including classes, sports leagues, and before/after school programs!

Join us for Health, Recreation, and Educational Activities for all ages!  Call 360-442-5400 or visit mylongview.com/recreation to register for these classes starting this week!

Kelso School Board Candidate Forum Tonight
COWLITZ COUNTY JAIL FIRST IN STATE TO UTILIZE BODY SCANNER TO DETECT CONTRABAND

COWLITZ COUNTY JAIL FIRST IN STATE TO UTILIZE BODY SCANNER TO DETECT CONTRABAND

The Cowlitz County Jail is the first correctional facility in the State of Washington

to purchase and operate a body scanning device that detects concealed objects internally

or externally on the body.

 

The main objective of this equipment is to prevent the introduction of contraband,

such as drugs, weapons, cell phones, and smoking devices in the facility. The

introduction of contraband is something all jails face, and one that we are addressing in

Filled Sandbags Available to Public

Filled Sandbags Available to Public

Cowlitz County Department of Public Works hosted a well-attended Flood-Fight & Sandbag Training course provided by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Cowlitz County Department of Emergency Management. The course involved both classroom and hands-on training. As a result of the hands-on portion, there are approximately 300 filled sandbags at the Public Works administrative facility.

Teacher of the Month

Hometeam 1490 KLOG, Cookin' Country, 101-5 The Wave & Northwest Innovation Works are proud to salute local teachers.

Nominate your favorite teacher now.

Email us their name, school, and why they should win.

Send it to: Teacher@kukn.com

Each Teacher of the Month will win:

  • $25 gift card from Zojo Coffee
  • 2 tickets at any upcoming show at The Columbia Theatre
  • 60 minute massage from Elle's Essential Massage
  • Flower from The Flower Pot
  • $25 gift card from The Backstage
WORKFORCE SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON ACCEPTING BUSINESS NOMINATIONS FOR WORKFORCE AWARDS

WORKFORCE SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON ACCEPTING BUSINESS NOMINATIONS FOR WORKFORCE AWARDS

Vancouver, Wash. (Sep. 7, 2017) -- Workforce Southwest Washington (WSW) is accepting nominations of businesses in Clark, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties for its Workforce Innovation and Excellence Awards.

Awards will be given in two categories:

Officers Involved in Shooting Identified

On September 3, 2017, Longview Police Department officers were dispatched to an assault in the 2200 block of 32nd Ave. Officers were involved in the fatal shooting of Henry S. Rakoz. The officers have been identified as Officer Tim Deisher and Officer Levi Weatherl.

Officer Deisher has been employed by the Longview Police Department since April of 1996. Officer Weatherl has been employed by the Longview Police Department since February of 2017.

Officer Deisher and Officer Weatherl have been placed on administrative leave per department policy.

Determination of severe weather event concluded

Determination of severe weather event concluded

City Manager Dave Campbell has determined that the severe weather event designated on August 30 has concluded. The weather forecast now indicates that high temperatures will consistently be well below 90 degrees for the foreseeable future, and an unhealthy air quality alert is expected to end within the next two days.

There have been no permits issued or sought for severe weather overnight housing shelters in Longview since this event was originally declared.

Cowlitz PUD crews will be upgrading the overhead transmission and distribution electric system

Cowlitz PUD crews will be upgrading the overhead transmission and distribution electric system in your area and will need to close Fishers Lane from Columbia Heights Road to West Side Highway in order to complete this work. The street closure will be Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 4:00pm and will begin Monday, September 25 and end on Friday, October 6. The work will include replacing power poles and electric power lines along Fishers Lane.

To access West Side Highway, alternate routes such as West Main Street or Catlin Street may be used.

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