If you have a local event coming up, email the details to You can also fax it to 360-423-1554 or mail/bring it to 1130 14th Avenue, Longview WA 98632. Contact information is required. Emailed text is our preferred format. At least two weeks notice is highly recommended. We reserve the right to include events as space and time allow.

Cowlitz County Fair                                                               July 24 through 27 2019  – 11 am to 11 pm                                                    Thunder Mountain Pro Rodeo: Tickets on Sale July 8th at 9:00 am                  Carnival Wristbands
Cowlitz County Fair 2019

Available at Fibre Federal Credit Union.
Starting June 24th
$24 at  Fibre Federal                                                                                                $30 at the Fair –  Carnival Rides Ticket Booth


Kelso School District Summer Meals Program: Click Here for details

Until Further Notice:R Square D Square Dance Club meets monthly at Kelso Senior Center, 106 NW 8th Avenue in Kelso. For more information, including dance days and times, go to

Until Further Notice:Help Warehouse, a program of Lower Columbia CAP, is asking for donations of paper bags. CAP uses 600 bags each month for its USDA Commodities program, a federally funded food supplement program for low-income families and seniors. The commodities are bagged and delivered to 14 distribution sites in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties on the third Tuesday of each month. Paper bags can be dropped off at the CAP building, 1526 Commerce Avenue in Longview, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. For more information, call CAP at 360-425-3430 extension 252 or visit


Until Further Notice:Additional event information from the City of Longview can be found at


Use your Longview Library card to check out tickets to see local theater productions for free.  Tickets will be available  for upcoming programs by Stageworks Northwest and the Columbia Theatre.  Tickets are first come first served!!




The Volunteer Group at the Kelso Train Depot is welcoming aboard new volunteers willing to help staff the depot during business hours.

There are three four-hour shifts at the train depot every day of the week.

Anyone 21 years of age and older are welcome to volunteer.

Applications for depot volunteering are available for pick-up at the train depot.

If you have any questions, please contact Ron Baker,Train Depot Volunteer Training Coordinator at 423-6015.



Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue is proud to partner with the Health Care Foundation to offer American Heart Association CPR & First Aid Low-Cost Classes for only $40 per person.

There is no cost for foster parents or low-income families.

Every student receives an AHA Student Book, a student supply kit, and a CPR Barrier in a key chain holder, First Aid Kits available for $10

Classes held July 23rd, 2016     October 22, 2016    January 28, 2017         April 22, 2017

class size is limited, so sign up early!

Call 360 578-5218 for more information.

Register at Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue, 701 Vine Street, Kelso, Washington 98626

You can also log on to




Rose Valley Basketball Clinics start Friday Sept.2nd and run on every Friday of the month.

Grades 2nd thru 6th (Boys & Girls) 5:30-7pm

Focus on fundamentals and sessions wrap up with 3 on 3 play.

Cost per month $25.00 first family member, $20.00 for subsequent family members.

All proceeds go to the Rose Valley Basketball Program.

Go to RVBBALL.COM for registration, or call Nicole at 360-431-5438


Lower Columbia CAP’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance 2017 Program for Cowlitz & Wahkiakum Counties begin sign-ups November 1st.

The link to the on-line appointment schedule will be available on the CAP website (

For more information about this program contact:Lower Columbia Community Action Program (CAP)

Energy & Housing Department

1526 Commerce Ave.

Longview, WA  98632

(360)425-3430 Ext. 231



The community is invited to a Special Turkey Bingo Extravaganza at the Monticello Park located at 605 Broadway in Longview, Friday, November 18th beginning at 2pm.

Turkey Bingo, where festive prizes will be awarded just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Prizes are themed after Thanksgiving and all that goes into hosting the dinner.  Winners can choose from baskets featuring everything needed to make a course for the meal such as Green Bean Casserole Basket, Mashed Potatoes Basket, Relish Tray Basket, Fruit Basket with Cider and much more.  Other prizes will include turkey’s, ham’s, turkey baster with pan, Appetizer Baskets and Containers for Leftovers Basket. There is no cost to play. Each participant will receive one bingo card. Additional cards can be given for a $1 donation which will go to our local food bank.

Refrehsments will be available, to reserve your seat, call to RSVP at 360-575-1778.



Kelso First Baptist Church is having their annual Community Thanksgiving Meal on Saturday, November 19th from 3p-5p  at the church 214 S. 4th in Kelso (The corner of 4th and Vine) This is a free event to the entire community so be sure and bring the whole family.

Kelso First Baptist is a non profit church and there will be no fee for those who come to the event.

For more information you can call Stephanie Burchett at 360-423-2513 or log onto
Castle Rock Chamber’s Small Business Scavenger Hunt will take place Saturday, November 26th from 10a-4p

It will start at the Castle Rock Visitors Center where you can pick up your Scavenger Hunt  map.

The Scavenger Hunt will include store discounts, store coupons, a drawing for prizes and two separate Holiday Bazaars which will be coming up!

For more information, you can get a hold of Marilyn Young Skogland, President of the Castle Rock Chamber at (206)229-9066



Kelso High School Theatre proudly presents “A WW II Radio Christmas Show” w Live music from the Kelso High Jazz Band,inspiring, comedic, and heartwarming stories from WW II.


Come dressed in your 1940’s fashion.

You don’t want to miss these fabulous evenings of performances.on Dec.9th, Dec. 11th, Dec. 16th, and Dec. 17th.

Tickets: Adults are $7, VIP $10, Veterans & Active Duty get in for FREE.

Students & Seniors are $5

Call 360-703-7000 to find out more.
American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life presents Breakfast with Santa Claus Saturday December 10th & 17th @ the Longview Eagles, 1526 12th Avenue  from 9a-11a

It’ll only cost you $3.

Breakfast includes pancakes with sausage,egg, milk or juice.

Pictures with Santa for only $3 will go on from 11a-5p.

Money raised will go to the American Cancer Society.