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Special Meeting - Legislative Briefing

Legislative Briefing

Kelso, WA – December 3, 2019

The City of Kelso will be holding a legislative briefing with the 19th District legislators on Wednesday, December 3rd from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. at Kelso City Hall.

This is a meeting where a majority of council members will be in attendance. Therefore, per the Open Public Meetings Act, this meeting will also be open to the public.

For information contact: Andrew O. Hamilton
City of Kelso
(360) 423-1371

NW Voices Presents Author Jamie Zerndt

NW Voices Presents Author Jamie Zerndt

Come join us for our first NW Voices event of the 2019-2020 season on Thursday, December 5 featuring author Jamie Zerndt. The author will present a writing workshop from 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at LCC in Health Science 104 and a reading at the Longview Public Library beginning at 7:00 p.m. in a special after-hours presentation.

Walk & Knock Reader Board 2019

Walk & Knock Reader Board 2019

Participating Business:

Please consider helping us get our message out for the “Walk & Knock Food Drive” by promoting the event on your electronic reader board.

Real Life Advocacy Fall Newsletter

FALL 2019

November is National Runaway Prevention Month! Youth who have run away from home are extremely vulnerable to victimization and make especially attractive targets for commercial sexual exploitation. For our fall newsletter, we’ll be taking a look at why that is, and how data can be used by service providers to help youth break out of the cycle. 

This Week at the Lodge ...

This week at the Mooose…



Open 3 - Close

Cornhole @ 6:00pm

Kitchen open serving Big Loaded Tacos & Taco Soup!



Open 3 - Close

Bingo @ 6:00 pm

Progressive Bingo is $299 with 8 numbers.

Queen of Hearts is $ 1533 with 20 cards.

Texas Holdem Poker starts @ 7:00 pm

Kitchen open @ 5:00, serving the regular menu, plus grilled ham & cheese.



Open 3:00 - Close

LOOM Officer meeting @ 6:00



Nearly 30-year Port career to culminate in February 2020 


Longview, WA– The Port of Longview’s Chief Executive Officer Norm Krehbiel announced this week his plans to retire from the Port at the end of February 2020, after nearly 30 years with the organization.


Krehbiel joined the Port of Longview in 1993 as the Director of Facilities and Engineering. In 2008, he was appointed Deputy Executive Director and later Chief Operating Officer before being named CEO in 2016. 


Longview City Info Weekly


Free Car Seat Check Up Event

Safe Kids Lower Columbia is partnering with Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue for a Car Seat Clinic on Thursday, December, 12 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 701 Vine Street in Kelso. Come get help with your car seat by a certified car seat technician! For questions or more information, please contact Brandi Ballinger with Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue at 360.575-6280 or brandi.ballinger  $10 dollar donation for a new car seat.



Washington State Car Seat Laws are Changing! 

Rotary Club of Longview's "People of Action" Newsletter

Rotary Club of Longview's "People of Action" newsletter for November 20.



Longview, WA, November 30, 2019 –The Longview Downtowner’s invite everyone to shop Historic Downtown Longview this Small Business Saturday, November 30, 2019. Don’t miss out on the largest shopping day of the year and our biggest Small Business Saturday ever.

Kalama Chamber of Commerce Festival of Lighted Boats Sponsor Opportunities

Kalama Chamber of Commerce Festival of Lighted Boats Sponsor Opportunities

We had nearly 3000 people attend our festival last year and only expect to grow from here!

Boat Sponsor - $500 - Company name assigned to one of our parading boats and introduced during narration of the parade plus event sponsor benefits

Event Sponsor $250 (or specified amount) - banner at the festival concessions, honorable mention during parade narration, recognition through Facebook event (7500 following this year!), applicable tax benefits for donating to a non-profit organization