Today is the deadline to get your second-half property taxes paid in Washington. Cowlitz County Treasurer Kathy Hanks says that her office will be open from 8:30 am to 5 pm today to accept payments, or you can mail them, as long as the payments are postmarked today. You can also make payments over the phone or over the internet. Call 1-800-2PAYTAX (800-272-9829) to use your credit card, or you can go to www.officialpayments.com to make your payment. If you go on-line, use Jurisdiction Code 5608 to make your payment. If you have other questions, you can call the Treasurer’s office at 577-3060 after 8:30 am.