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Personal Use Christmas Tree Permits Available on Gifford Pinchot National Forest

                         

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Weyerhaeuser funds $9,400 in medical equipment for Community

LONGVIEW, Wash., November 6, 2014— The Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund has granted $9,400 to Community Home Health & Hospice (Community) for medical equipment. Weyerhaeuser funded nearly $154,000 to community projects this year. For Community, the grant will go towards the purchase of six CoaguChek XS kits that will benefit patients across its four-county service area.

LCP Annual Bunc-off! Get your tickets now - do delay!

Event will sell out!

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To purchase call the box office at 360.575.8499, 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

Credit Union Robbery-Suspect Arrested

On 11/3/14, United States Marshalls arrested Anthony James Martini DOB 3/19/73 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma for the September 17, 2014 robbery of the Fibre Federal Credit Union branch in the Triangle Center.  Martini had been identified by Longview detectives as the suspect in the robbery.  Martini is the prime suspect in at least nine other bank robberies in four different states since the Fibre Federal Credit Union robbery.  Martini is being housed in an Oklahoma jail awaiting extradition back to Washington State.      The Longview Police Department would like to thank members of the Northw

Annual Downtown Holiday Parade

2014 Downtown Longview Christmas Parade

You are cordially invited to participate in the 2014 Christmas Parade in Downtown Longview. The parade will be held Saturday, December 6 at 5 pm. The theme is “Home For The Holidays”. This is the 34th year we’ve had a twilight parade.

There is no charge to enter the Christmas parade, but the Longview Downtowners would appreciate any contribution to help expand the decorations from downtown Longview to the Civic Center.

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Public Health Leadership Award

Carlos Carreon, Health and Human Services Director, was recognized by the Board of Cowlitz County Commissioners today at its regular meeting.  Mr. Carreon received the Public Health Leadership Award last month at the Washington State Public Health Association (WSPHA) meeting.  The WSPHA annual award recognizes the outstanding leadership in areas such as public health advocacy, research, education, leadership and/or equity and social justice.

PORT OF LONGVIEW TO EXPAND INDUSTRIAL RAIL CORRIDOR

Additional capacity will position Port for growth

Longview, WA - The Port of Longview is launching a $10 million Industrial Rail Corridor expansion project that will increase cargo-movement efficiency for existing and future customers.

"This rail project strategically positions us for growth in the big picture," said Geir-Eilif Kalhagen, the Port’s Chief Executive Officer. "It will make a huge difference to our customers who rely on rail service."

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