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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.

LCC needs Host Families for Short-Term Program

Greetings from Lower Columbia College (LCC) International Programs,

I just wanted to take this moment to reach out to the community with a wonderful opportunity to get involved with students from around the world.

Longview City Info Weekly

January Koth Gallery Show at Longview Public Library

The Koth Memorial Gallery at Longview Public Library will be displaying a variety of artwork created by Lower Columbia College art students from January 4th through January 31st. LCC students and staff will also host a reception for this show on January 25th, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Koth Gallery.

Contact Daniel at Longview Public Library at 360.442.5307 for more information about the Koth Memorial Gallery at Longview Public Library.

 

Get Better Sleep at Innovative Sleep Centers

If one of your New Year's Resolutions is to get better sleep, speak to your doctor or call Innovative Sleep Centers. We provide care to patients with a full range of sleep disorders.

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 December 30 has concluded. The weather forecast now indicates that low temperatures in Longview will be consistently above freezing (32 degrees) for the next few days. 

One emergency shelter had obtained a temporary use permit to operate during this event – for the Love Overwhelming building at 618 14th Avenue – and pursuant to LMC 7.30, they may continue to provide emergency shelter services for up to but not beyond two more days.

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