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Longview Pioneer Lions Presents Street of Screams

October 31st; 3:30pm - 7:30pm at the Cowlitz County Event Center


Dr. Yanan Shang, M.D. speaking at Alzhimer Event
Basics of Composting

On October 29 at 6:00 p.m., WSU Extension program assistant Tom Welch will teach how to effectively compost food wastes and garden material.  Learn the different ways to compost and the advantages of each method.  Those attending the class can purchase a Composting bin (normally $85) for $10.  Cowlitz County Department of Public Works are selling the bins.  This offer is for Cowlitz County residents only and only 1 bin per household can be purchased.  The free class is being held at the Cowlitz County Training Center, 1942 First Avenue in Longview, located on the dike just

RV parking available for families visiting Longview Hospice Care Center

LONGVIEW, Wash., October 6, 2014 – Community Hospice announces the addition of recreational vehicle (RV) parking at the Longview Hospice Care Center. Patients’ families may park their RV in the on-site spaces for short-term use during their family member’s stay at the center. Community is pleased this service will allow families to stay near loved ones during a difficult time.

The spaces have electric and water hook-ups. Access may be obtained at­ the care center from 8 am – 5 pm daily. RV parking is free, however, donations are graciously accepted.

Energy Awareness Open House

October 18, 2014

Sand Blaster 2014

800 sneaker filled souls trekked over the river, through the woods and into lots of sand on Saturday, September 20, 2014 all in the name of health and wellness for the Sand Blaster 5k Obstacle Fun Run. This second annual event drew the community and region together in the spirit of fun and FUN-draising for the 23 wonderful partner agencies of United Way.

Columbia Theater Presents:

A Night of Painting, Food, Wine and Fun


Household Hazardous Mobil Collection in Woodland

Household Hazardous Mobile Collection Events and Permanent Collection Facility



On Saturday, October 25, 2014, the next free monthly Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Collection Event will take place in Woodland at the eastside parking lot of Safeway. The collection site will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Cowlitz Master Composters / Recyclers 1st Annual Leaf Bank

Need Leaves for your compost bin?