Recent News

Phoenix House Flapjack Fundraiser

The residents at the Phoenix House are doing a flapjack fundraiser at Applebee’s on Saturday August 2nd from 8am-10am.  This is the second time they have done this fundraiser, they really enjoyed it the first time so they have decided to do it again.  The tickets are $10 and that includes pancakes, eggs, sausage and drinks; the pancakes are all you can eat.  Applebee’s cooks the food and the residents do all the serving.   They are hoping that you could pass this along to anyone you think may be interested in supporting their fundraiser.

City of Kalama—in strategic alliance with Port of Kalama—receives 2014 Governor’s Smart Communities Award for new mixed use zoning district

East Port annexation expands city’s commercial/industrial base, and is expected to attract new business, family wage jobs

Port of Kalama honored with Outstanding Performance Award for Wastewater Treatment

State Department of Ecology recognizes Port of Kalama for excelling at wastewater plant operations and overall protection of Washington’s waters

Kalama, WA (July 2, 2014)—The Port of Kalama has been honored with the 2013 Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding Performance award from the Washington State Department of Ecology.  Port of Kalama was recognized for excellent management of the effluent limits, monitoring and reporting requirements, spill prevention planning, pretreatment, and overall operational demands of the NPDES permit.

Now Available July Kelso Longview Business Connections

Stories include: Babe Ruth World Series comes back to Longview Kelso in August; High School and Beyond necessary resource guide; Chamber Golf Classic photos, winners, sponsors; Three Rivers Mall anchor stores filling up; LCC Foundation building healthy futures for the community; Black Bear After Hour photos; Leveraging quality of place; and much more.  

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State of Cowlitz County Quarterly Luncheon

This is a video clip of the Kelso Longview Chamber: State of Cowlitz County Quarterly Luncheon during June 26, 2014.

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Riverview Announced as a Top Community Bank Leaders in Social Media

Washington, D.C. (June 30, 2014)—The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) today released the Top 50 Community Bank Leaders in Social Media and the Top 25 Community Banker Influencers on Twitter. This is the second year that ICBA has compiled these two lists, which highlight the community bank social media trailblazers among the financial industry. Riverview Community Bank was featured on the list. 

StageWorks Northwest Theatre presents...

Chaos at the Cannery

July 11th - July 27th

Friday and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.

Sundays at 2:00 p.m.



StageWorks Northwest Theatre Summer Camp 2014

Hey kids, get your acting chops on with Stageworks 2014 Summer Camp!

June 30th - July 26th

Grades 6th - 8th and Grades 9th - 12th

Great summer fun but spaces are limited so register today! or 360.636.4488

Business After Hours with the Cowlitz Black Bears

Fans of all ages had a fabulous time at the June Business After Hours hosted by the Cowlitz Black Bears.

Thank you Jim Appleby, staff, coaches and players for a very memorable evening!  Go Bears!!

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City of Longview News and Events

Fireworks Safety

The Longview Fire Department would like to remind you during this Fourth of July that state law allows fireworks to be used from June 28 through July 5, until 11 p.m. each night, and until midnight on the 4th.

Only use legal fireworks purchased from a licensed retailer, and remember to;

  • Be prepared before lighting fireworks

  • Be safe during by having an adult present

  • Be responsible by cleaning up debris when finished.

    Your family and neighbors will thank you.