- New Toledo High School: Groundbreaking Ceremony Friday *
- PSA: Cat versus Coyote *
- National Weather Service: Thunderstorms Possible *
- CDC: About 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) *
- FTC: Vyera Pharma 4,000 % Increase for Life-Saving Drug Daraprim *
- Not Strictly Toledo: LC Parent To Parent Coffee, Health & Hope Medical Outreach *
- Today: Vision:Toledo Arts, Rec & Events *
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More *
TES PTO: TES Kids Garden Fundraiser - Final Week
Last week to get your seed orders in! I'm excited to get this sprouting set. Growing sprouts in the winter is such a great way to get highly nutritious fresh greens in your diet.
*Extra special garden-themed prizes for the top five sellers!
Q: When will the seeds be delivered after we turn in the order form?
A: Orders will be submitted no later than Monday, February 3rd and ship from Botanical Interests within two weeks. My best estimate is the week of February 24th.
Q: Are all elementary kids doing the fundraiser?
A: Yes! Packets were given to teachers last Thursday and Friday at Garden Science. There are some extras in the office.
Q: Are there online ordering capabilities?
A: Unfortunately not.
Toledo School District Reminder: New THS Groundbreaking Ceremony Friday
PSA: Cat versus Coyote
A reader posted: Heads up for those on Sareault Rd:
Just pulled into our driveway to find our cat facing off with a coyote.
Thankfully when I pulled up it ran off and our sweet girl is alright.
Keep an eye on your pets!
National Weather Service Seattle: Thunderstorms Possible *
Latest river forecasts available at: water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=sew
- Tuesday Night - A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind around 9 mph.
- Wednesday - Rain. High near 49. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
- Wednesday Night - Rain likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 41. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
- Thursday - Rain, mainly after 10am. High near 52. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
- Thursday Night - Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
CDC: About 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
There is an ongoing investigation to determine more about this outbreak. This is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as it becomes available. 2019-nCoV Situation Summary
FDA: FDA Announces Key Actions to Advance Development of Novel Coronavirus Medical Countermeasures
Excerpt: In order to support efficient medical product development for novel coronavirus medical countermeasures, today the FDA is launching a landing page that provides key information for the public, including product developers, on the FDA’s efforts in response to this outbreak.
*Note: When posting FDA Food, Drug & Pet Food Recalls, The Other Toledo omits those announcements that do not affect Washington State & the region.
For up-to-date info on all recalls, visit FDA’s Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts page. Link here: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm
For other food-related alerts, visit USDA’s FSIS (Food Safety & Inspection Service) page.
Link here: http://tinyurl.com/yy4cdes9
USDA: Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee - Comment Period March Thru May 2020
January 23 - Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is kicking off the fourth Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Meeting in Houston, Texas. USDA and HHS look forward to robust public participation in the dietary guidelines process. An ongoing public comment period initiated in March 2019 will remain open throughout the committee’s deliberations, which are expected to conclude in May. All those interested can stay informed and involved by providing comments and visiting DietaryGuidelines.gov.
Press Release: https://www.fns.usda.gov/pressrelease/fns-000120
FTC: FTC and NY Attorney General Charge Vyera Pharmaceuticals, Martin Shkreli, and Other Defendants with Anticompetitive Scheme to Protect a List-Price Increase of More Than 4,000 Percent for Life-Saving Drug Daraprim
FTC: New FTC Data Shows that the FTC Received Nearly 1.7 Million Fraud Reports, and FTC Lawsuits Returned $232 Million to Consumers in 2019
US Consumer Product Safety Commission: Recalls
STIHL Recalls Pressure Washers Due to Injury Hazard
Varidesk Recalls Stand2Learn Stools Due to Fall Hazard
Not Strictly Toledo: Coffee and Conversation by Lewis County Parent to Parent
A Social Group For Parents Of Children With Disabilities
9:30 AM – 11 AM at Station Coffee Bar & Bistro
120 S Tower Ave, Centralia, Washington 98531
Mama, take a break and join others "who get it" for some coffee and conversation!
Lewis County Parent to Parent is a community of families raising children with special needs. Come and join us to connect with other parents, find resources & activities for kids, and take a break once in a while!
Not Strictly Toledo2: Health and Hope Medical Outreach
FREE MEDICAL CLINIC TONIGHT from 5:30 - 8:00pm
Located at 1911 Cooks Hill Rd. Centralia. (NW Pediatrics - West Building)
Health & Hope Medical Outreach provides FREE walk-in medical care and Mental Healthcare to the uninsured and under-insured of Lewis County and South Thurston County.
Today: Ukulele Lessons
Tonight: Vision:Toledo Arts, Rec & Events
vision:TOLEDO ARTS, RECREATION, & EVENTS
6:30 at Morgan Arts Centre
Thursday: January Toledo Coffee House Event To Be Held January 30
7 PM Thursday, January 30, 2020 @ Toledo High School
Toledo High School Sports:
Jan 29th vs. Winlock 5:45/7:00
Jan 31th vs. Kalama 5:45/7:00 ** Senior Night
Feb 4th @ Toutle Lake 5:45/7:00
Feb 6th @ Napavine 5:45/7:00
Jan 28th vs. MWP 5:45/7:00
Jan 30th @ Wahkiakum 5:45/7:00
Feb 3rd vs. Mossyrock 5:45/7:00 ** Senior Night
Feb 5th @ Napavine 5:45/7:00
Feb 1st @ Ilwaco
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
January 31: Toledo High School Groundbreaking Ceremony
February 1: ARTrails of SWW Call For Artists For 17th Annual Studio Tour Deadline
February 1: Yoga Class? I Thought You Said "Pour A Glass"! @ Bateaux Cellars
February 13: Annual Chocolate Making Class @ Morgan Arts Centre
Lewis County Water Alliance - We are a citizens group in Randle, WA fighting to keep Crystal Geyser from bottling and exporting our water. Our goal is to protect our water and environment for our families, our farms, our fish, and our future.
Update: Lewis County Water Alliance has received so much support from other towns & regions seeking to halt commercial water interests that Washington Water Alliance has been created.
*Special thanks to Deanna Busdieker, who condensed posts & threads into a shared folder: Link here.
Updated several times daily. The Other Toledo is committed to supporting our upriver neighbors in their challenge to preserve this precious natural resource. After all, we all live downstream.
Wendy Carolan: Lewis County Kinship Support Group
There are many of us out here raising grandkids or other family members.
Join us as we share support and resources.
TES PTO invited: ISO Girl Scout Leaders
Toledo is looking for Girl Scout leaders. One person doesn’t need to be in charge, multiple people can lead a troop and split responsibilities. Let myself (Tina Lyon) or Kelly Schey know if you are interested or have questions.
The Cat's Meow Spay, Neuter & Adoption Project: Drive For New Clinic
We want to do more for the community!
Fixing 120 cats a month is not enough...we want to do 120 a week!
We NEED a spay/neuter facility in Lewis County.
If every person whose life we've touched would donate just $5 a month...or sign up with smile.Amazon and igive.com, we could have one up and running by this time next year!
Here's how: www.catsmeowsnap.org/join-us
Thank you for helping us help kittens & cats of SW Washington and the people who care for and love them!
Q: Is the Cat's Meow a 501(c)(3)?
A: yes, since 2011!
Visiting Hooves Miniature Therapy Horses & Bunnies:
*GoFundMe: Therapy animal Nonprofit devastated by hardships
Toledo Builds a High School
Information regarding the building of a new high school in Toledo, WA beginning in November, 2018. Regular updates.
Check out Latest Earthquakes at USGS.
Pacific Northwest Seismic Network has a new Tremor Map: https://tinyurl.com/y2pcbust
Check out US Tsunami Warnings at NOAA/Weather.
Air Quality Forecast at https://airquality.weather.gov
Cliff Mass Weather & Climate Blog: https://cliffmass.blogspot.com/
Visualize wildfire smoke with NASAWorldview - https://go.nasa.gov/2T7olog
Emergency Alerts: https://www.ready.gov/alerts (concise list with links)
Keep abreast of burn bans statewide: WA Burn Bans
WDFW: Dangerous wildlife
To report poaching in progress and emergency dangerous wildlife complaints, dial 911.
For non-emergency poaching or violation reporting, or non-emergency dangerous wildlife complaints, call 877-933-9847, or submit an online report. You can also text your poaching/violation tip to 847411 (TIP411).
Dangerous wildlife incident reports
Review wolf, cougar, and grizzly bear incidents in Washington state.
Response to dangerous wildlife complaints
WDFW policy directs agency employees to respond appropriately to dangerous wildlife incidents.
Cougar Management Removal Permit Program
Cougar removals may be conducted if warranted by a human-cougar interactions or a livestock or pet depredation.
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