The Great Washington Shakeout (https://www.shakeout.org/washington/) is an annual earthquake drill the provides individuals, families and businesses an opportunity to practice earthquake safety. Participation can vary from a simple “drop, cover, hold on” drill to a larger test of your preparedness and planning. Resources to help guide participating businesses can be found on the ShakeOut website including:
City of Kelso Lifts Water Use Restrictions
The City of Kelso will lift the water use restrictions for its utility customers, effective October 9, 2018. The voluntary use restrictions were set in place on July 13th of this year to promote conservation due to very low flows in the Cowlitz River that feeds the City’s Ranney collector water intake.
Join Community Home Health & Hospice for Light Up Your Night!
New Book-a-Librarian service at Longview Library
Do you want help downloading an e-book to your phone or tablet? Are you trying to do a
research project and you’re not sure where to start? Would you like special coaching on basic
computer and internet skills? Beginning November 1, you can schedule a personalized, 30- or
60-minute face-to-face session with a library professional at Longview Public Library to help
you with all of these and more.
Pickup of leaves from City owned trees runs October through January
From October through January, leaves from City of Longview maintained trees may be placed in
the street for pick up by the City’s Stormwater Division.
REAL LIFE ADVOCACY: SERVICES FOR SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OCTOBER 2018
The Myth of “Choice”
There’s an old saying that “prostitution is the oldest profession” and that everyone involved in sex work are doing so happily and willingly. While this may be true for a small percentage of privileged sex workers that find empowerment in their work, it does not apply for youth and adults who are being forced into the sex trade. There is a difference between an empowered sex worker and a person being forced or coerced into sexual exploitation.
Hope Project - October 2018 Newlsetter
This week at Cowlitz Valley 530…
Corn Hole Practice
Bingo @ 6:00
Progressive Bingo is $251 with 8 numbers
Queen of Hearts is $489 with 42 cards left
Texas Holdem Tournament starts @ 7:00
Kitchen is open @ 5:00 serving the regular menu, plus Prime Rib French Dip Sandwiches!
LOOM Officer meeting
Street Crimes Unit detectives arrest man with meth at Lake Sacajawea
Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 2, Longview Police Street Crimes Unit detectives arrested a man after
seeing him, another man and people walk into a Lake Sacajawea bathroom on the Nichols
Boulevard side near 16th Avenue. Thinking it was suspicious activity, the detectives knocked
on the door to contact the three inside the bathroom.
Open Gym at Youth and Family Link
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
6:30 to 8:00 pm
907 Douglas Street, Longview