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Workforce Southwest Washington Accepting Nominations of Businesses for Workforce Awards

Workforce Southwest Washington Accepting Nominations of Businesses for Workforce Awards

Workforce Southwest Washington (WSW) is accepting nominations of businesses in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties for its Excellence in Workforce Development Awards. Nominations are due by January 12, 2018.

Awards will be given in two categories:

Determination of severe weather event concluded

City Manager Dave Campbell has determined that the severe weather event designated on December 14 has concluded. The weather forecast now indicates that low overnight temperatures in Longview will be consistently above freezing (32 degrees) for the next few days. 

One emergency shelter was issued 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.

I-1433 - Paid Sick Leave Rules Complete

I-1433 - Paid Sick Leave Rules Complete

The state’s new mandatory paid sick leave law takes effect Jan. 1, 2018. Below are links to the for the formal legal language, which includes enforcement provisions, and cost-benefit analysis on the law, which voters passed in November 2016.

The initiative also included annual increases to the state minimum wage. In 2018, the minimum wage will be $11.50 – up from $11 in 2017.

Fire it Up 2018 for Adults

Longview Public Library invites adults 18 and older to read for prizes January 20 through February 28, 2018. Not only could you win great prizes from local businesses and organizations every week but you can even win a great grand prize- a Kindle Fire HD. But wait, there’s more! You can also use your completed entry forms to pay off overdue fines at the Longview Public Library! That’s right! Longview Library patrons can read or listen to a book, fill out an entry form for Fire it Up, bring it to the MAIN DESK at the Longview Library, and reduce your overdue fine by up to $5.00 per book.

This Week at the Lodge: Moose Droppings

This week at the lodge:

Monday

Merry Christmas…lodge closed

 

Tuesday

Bingo with Jenny @ 6:00

Progressive Bingo is $494 with 12 numbers.

Queen of Hearts is $1,212 with 38 numbers

Texas Holdem Poker Tournament @ 7:00

Kitchen is open @ 5:00 serving the regular menu, plus Prime Rib French Dip sandwiches.

 

Wednesday

LOOM Officer & House Committee Meeting

 

Thursday

Bingo @ 6:00

Progressive Bingo

Local Authors Presenting Free Fiction Writing Classes at the Longview Library!

Local Authors Presenting Free Fiction Writing Classes at the Longview Library!

 

Ever have a great idea for a story but you didn’t know how to tell it? Come learn the tools and techniques established writers use to get their ideas on paper. These skills will be available to new and less established writers through a 12-week series on writing fiction, beginning February 6, 2018.

The program is a collaboration between the Longview Public Library and WordFest, a monthly gathering of local writers and readers.

City of Longview Info Weekly

Determination of severe weather event

Pursuant to Ordinance No. 3357 codified as LMC 7.30, Severe Weather Shelters, City Manager Dave Campbell has determined that a severe weather event is imminent based on forecasted cold weather conditions beginning tomorrow tonight (December 20). Low temperatures in the Longview area are currently predicted to be at or below 32 degrees beginning tomorrow tonight and for the next several days.

Fred Meyer donation to benefit 24 kids dreaming of bikes for Christmas

Fred Meyer donation to benefit 24 kids dreaming of bikes for Christmas

A local business, government, and a non-profit agency partnered to make Christmas brighter for 24 children in need.

Determination of severe weather event

Determination of severe weather event

Pursuant to Ordinance No. 3357 codified as LMC 7.30, Severe Weather Shelters, City Manager Dave Campbell has determined that a severe weather event is imminent based on forecasted cold weather conditions beginning tomorrow tonight (December 20). Low temperatures in the Longview area are currently predicted to be at or below 32 degrees beginning tomorrow tonight and for the next several days.

LCC Continuing Education: Art Classes

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