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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Local Community Leader Joins Commission

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Longview, WA–– Today, newly appointed Commissioner Allan Erickson officially joined the Port of Longview Board of Commissioners. Cowlitz County District Court Judge John Hayes presided over the swearing in of Erickson, who represents t...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Port Seeks Applicants for Vacant Commission Seat

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Longview, WA– The Port of Longview is seeking applications for a position on its Board of Commissioners, District #3, after Commissioner Bagaason resigned at the end of September. Once selected, the new Commissioner will serve out the remainder ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Commissioner Bagaason Resigns From Board

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Longview, WA–– Commission Vice-President Bob Baagason has submitted his formal resignation from the Port of Longview Board of Commissioners, effective September 30, 2018. Bagaason was elected to represent the 3rd Commission di...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Port's Manager of Marine Terminals Retires

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Longview, Washington – Following a career that spanned more than three decades, the Port of Longview announced last week that Larry Marko has retired as the Port’s Manager of Marine Terminals.

“Throughout his long te...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Port Wins Top National Award for Community Education

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Longview, Washington – The American Association of Port Authorities recently honored the Port of Longview with the Overall Award of Communications Excellence for the 2017 Summer Tour Series.

The annual competition evaluates outreach and...

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

Maritime Accident Results in Fatality

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In the early morning hours of Thursday, June 28th, a maritime accident occurred at the Port of Longview resulting in a tragic fatality and other injuries.

As a vessel attempted to move along the dock from one loading hatch to another,one of the vessel line...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Port Begins Willow Grove Playground Upgrades

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Longview, WA– In an ongoing effort to revitalize Willow Grove Park & Boat Launch, the Port of Longview began construction this week on a new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible walking path. The six-foot wide walking path will c...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

PORT SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR VACANT PARK ADVISORY COMMITTEE SEAT

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Longview, WA– The Port of Longview Board of Commissioners is seeking a new District #3 Representative for its Park Advisory Committee. Members of this committee help to guide improvements at Willow Grove Park and Boat Launch. 

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

Port of Longview Awarded Top Honor for Maritime Safety Efforts

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Longview, WA - The Port of Longview was recently awarded the Partnership Award from Maritime Fire and Safety Association (MFSA) in recognition of the Port's impact in advancing emergency response and preparedness in the region.

The Port participated in Com...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Commission Sets New Board Leadership for 2018

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At the first meeting of the year, the Port of Longview Board of Commissioners elected Commissioner Jeff Wilson as the new Board President. He takes over for Commissioner Doug Averett, who served as President in 2017. In 2018, Commissioner Averett will ser...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Port Inks Lease With International Raw Materials

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Longview, WA- In today’s Special Meeting, the Port of Longview Board of Commissioners entered into an agreement with International Raw Materials (IRM) to lease the Port’s Bridgeview Terminal. IRM previously operated at the Port from 19...

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