Recent News

Community Home Health & Hospice Leaders Appointed to State Board

Community Home Health & Hospice (Community) announces the appointment of Teresa Martin, BSN, RN, and Marykay Morelli, MBA, to the board of the Washington State Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (WSHPCO). Martin is serving a term ending in December 2015. Morelli served a term ending in December 2014 and was appointed to a two-year term ending in December 2016.

Don’t miss the opportunity to start 2015 with this professional development series!


From Co-Worker to Supervisor – What You Need to Know

Today’s supervisor is usually a top performer who gets promoted with little or no training on how to be an effective supervisor. This series will provide new and/or potential supervisors a solid foundation to build their leadership abilities 


Lower Columbia College

Don Talley Building, Room 201 

Like to learn more about raising bees?

Raising Mason Bees

Cowlitz Regional Information Forum

Cowlitz Regional Information Forum

Mark your calendars for the next Cowlitz Regional Information Forum, scheduled for:

Date: Friday, January 9, 2015

Time:  7:30 a.m.

Place:  Cowlitz PUD - John Searing Auditorium, 961 – 12th Avenue ~ Longview

We will share a broad range of ideas and concepts on projects, programs and activities of area jurisdictions and discuss potential strategies.

Cowlitz County Board of Commissioners - Agenda

Board Meeting Convenes at 9:00 a.m.

Pledge of Allegiance

Reorganization of the Board of County Commissioners

Minutes of December 23, 2014

Consent Agenda of January 6, 2015

Motion Items

Commissioners Office

1. Commissioners' Department and Committee Assignments for 2015/2016.

Public Works

2. Reimbursable Work Request and Agreement for weed spraying and street sweeping for the

calendar year 2015 for Three Rivers Regional Wastewater Authority; total cost not to exceed

Cowlitz County Title Welcomes Deanna Cornelison


The Cowlitz County Board of Commissioners announces vacancies on advisory boards and committees:

Solid Waste Advisory Committee – Terms are 2 years.  Updates and reviews Solid Waste Management Plan; review and comment on policies concerning solid waste handling and disposal; review fees and ordinance prior to adoption. Applicants must reside in Cowlitz County.

American Red Cross Blood Drive December 24th


My name is David Hunt and I am the account manager for the American Red Cross for SW Washington.  Starbucks in Longview at 820 Ocean Beach Hwy is hosting a holiday Christmas Eve drive this Wednesday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

We only have 6 donors and we need to collect at least 25 units.  If you or anyone you know can donate please do.  Spread the word through social media, phone calls, or bring a friend, however you can.

Celebrate New Year's at the Red Lion Hotel

Party Package just $130


Dinner buffet and party entrance for two, overnight accommodations, New Year's Day breakfast buffet and late check out.


Community manager, Julie Rinard achieves fundraising certification

Community Home Health & Hospice (Community) employee Julie Rinard earned the CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive) designation. Only 5,200 people hold this certification worldwide. Rinard met CFRE International standards to include: tenure in the fundraising profession, continuing education, demonstrated fundraising achievement and a commitment to serve not-for-profit organizations. Individuals must also pass a rigorous written exam and agree to uphold Accountability Standards and the Donor Bill of Rights.