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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Free Tickets to Local Plays and Performances Ready for Check Out on March 11

Use your Longview Public Library card to check out tickets to Stageworks NW, and Columbia Theatre for FREE! The Culture Card program has tickets available for checkout starting March 11 for these upcoming shows:

Stageworks Northwest, Longview Theater:

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Last chance to read for prizes

The Cowlitz County adult winter reading program, Fire It Up!, ends on February 28, so there’s still time to win prizes for reading! Don’t forget that magazines, graphic novels, and audiobooks also count towards the weekly and grand pri...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

The Big Day Wedding & Event Expo

March 7, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

McClelland Center

$5 entry at the door

 Many couples today are busy with careers and family while planning their big day. With that in mind, we are pleased to offer our newest local community event &ldqu...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

WorkSource and Longview Library team up for jobs

WorkSource Cowlitz/Wahkiakum, Goodwill, LCC, and the Longview Public Library are teaming up to host another hiring event for the community at the library February 27, noon to 2:00 p.m. in the Auditorium. Bring your resume and speak to employers that are c...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Cowlitz Coin Burglary Investigation

On February 17, 2020 at approximately 9:45 a.m., Longview Police Officers were dispatched to a burglary alarm at Cowlitz Coin located at 951 15th Ave.

Officers responded and found that a burglary did occur and numerous items such as gold coins and a gold R...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

City of Longview encourages community to be counted in 2020 Census

The City of Longview asks all residents to take part in the 2020 Census by filling out the on-line form, because “Everyone Counts”!

The 2020 Census is a once in a decade opportunity to influence decisions that directly affect your daily...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Kristina Swanson joins City of Longview

The City of Longview is pleased to announce that Kristina (Kris) Swanson will be joining the executive team as Director of Administrative Services, beginning March 1, 2020. Kris brings over 28 years of public service experience and has a strong track reco...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Improper Recreational Vehicle Occupancy

The City of Longview would like to remind residents that the occupancy of a recreational vehicle is a regulated activity within the city limits.  The occupancy of a recreational vehicle (trailers, motor homes, campers, vans, etc.) is limited to d...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Car Seat Clinic

Safe Kids Lower Columbia is partnering with Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue for a Car Seat Clinic on Saturday, February, 15 from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 701 Vine Street in Kelso. Come get help with your car seat by a certified car seat technician! For questio...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

January 23 City Council Meeting brief

  • Received a presentation regarding the potential for a collection of Dale Chihuly artwork to be placed at the Longview Public Library.
  • Received a presentation regarding the Sister City delegation’s visit to Wako, Japan last October/November.
  • Direct...
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Posted on: January 23, 2020

MaryAlice Wallis elected as 23rd Mayor of Longview

At the January 9, 2020 Longview City Council meeting, Councilmember MaryAlice Wallis was elected the 23rd Mayor of Longview. She is one of three women to hold the office of Mayor in the history of Longview since 1923. Mayor Wallis stated, “I am ...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

February Koth Gallery Show at Longview Public Library

The Koth Memorial Gallery at Longview Public Library will be hosting the Lower Columbia College Art & Design 2020 Student Showcase featuring drawing, ceramics, graphic design, painting, and photography. The showcase will run from February 3 through Fe...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

January 9 City Council Meeting brief

  • Judge Hays administered the oath of office to newly elected and re-elected Councilmembers Wallin, Strobel, Schott, and Kendall.
  • Council selected Councilmember Wallis to serve as Mayor for the next two years.
  • Council selected Councilmember Wallin to serve as...
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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Altered Book Workshops

Longview Public Library invites you to sign up for free Altered Book Workshops with local artist, Susan Supola. Susan will teach you the how-tos to take a book and make it into something spectacular- no experience necessary! You can use any book (old, new...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Display of Address

The City of Longview would like to remind residents that all homes and business must have approved address numbers on the building that are plainly visible from the street and from the alley, per Longview Municipal Code.

 “It’s...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

RiverCities Transit Offers Free Bus Pass to Youth

RiverCities Transit is excited to announce the launch of a three-year pilot program to give those aged 6 - 18 a free Annual Youth Bus Pass. The Cowlitz Transit Authority Board established this program in an effort to encourage youth to try transit by elim...

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

City Utility Bill Drop Box

A new city utility bill drop box is being constructed in the grassy median of Broadway Street north of City Hall. The new drop box will be located east of the existing USPS boxes and will be ready for use in late December.

Once the new drop box is in use, ...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

December 5 Council Meeting in brief

  • Issued a proclamation for Longview Salvation Army Red Kettle Day, December 2, 2019.
  • Approved Ordinance No. 3414 amending the LMC regarding the Business and Occupation Tax.
  • Approved Ordinance No. 3416 authorizing a franchise agreement and master license agre...
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Posted on: September 24, 2019

Tents, canopies and other temporary structures may have restrictions

The City of Longview would like to remind residents that the placement of temporary structures of any size or type is a regulated activity within city limits. Placement of this type of structures, whether temporary or permanent, may require a permit from ...

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