- National Weather Service: This will NOT be a widespread snow event!
- Toledo School District: Mid Winter Break Begins Feb 28, Late Start ACT Monday
- You Can’t Make This Stuff Up: Reporting Slaves, Local Chix, Girl Scouts Sell Out
- FDA: Losartan Combination BP Medicine Recalled By Macleods
- WA State Atty General: Ferguson To File Lawsuit Barring Title X Gag Order
- WDFW: 12-Day Recreational Razor Clamming Tentatively Scheduled In March
- RCO: Massive Public Lands Bill Wins Both Houses
- Mount St Helens Institute: GeoGirls Geology And Technology Field Camp
- Not Strictly Toledo: Hazo Hut & Swap Shack
- Today: Page Turners Group, Yoga In Toledo, Cowlitz Prairie Grange
- Toledo High School Sports: February 2019
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
I am not.
But Friday they’ll be back.
National Weather Service Seattle: This will NOT be a widespread snow event
Toledo School District Calendar:
- Thursday - February 28th No School (midwinter break)
- Friday - March 1st No School (midwinter break)
- Monday - March 4th Late Start
You Can't Make This Stuff Up: Washington dairy farmers and fruit growers would have to report to retailers whether they use slaves under a bill endorsed Thursday by Democrats on the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee.
How do you really know if the chicken you are eating spent its life happily pecking for corn or if your blackberries were grown locally and are pesticide free?
Simple. Put a tracking device on it.
*Now for a truckload of hot chocolate to go with them...
FDA: Macleods Pharmaceuticals Limited Issues Voluntary Nationwide Consumer Level Recall of One Lot (BLM 715A) of Losartan Potassium/Hydrochlorothiazide Combination Tablets 100mg/25mg Due to detection of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity
Read the complete Company Announcement in this link.
Washington State Attorney General: Ferguson To File Lawsuit Barring Title X Gag Order
AG Ferguson statement on the Trump Administration's sweeping changes to Title X, a federal program that provides reproductive health care to millions of low-income individuals.
Read the letter: https://t.co/mxmYRtApon
WDFW: RECREATIONAL RAZOR CLAMMING
Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife tentatively plans 12 days of digging for razor clams starting March 16.
State shellfish managers have tentatively scheduled razor clam digs on ocean beaches for 12 days starting Mar. 16 and extending into late April.
Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office announced yesterday:
Today marks a huge victory for our outdoors! Bipartisan leadership in both chambers of the U.S. Capitol resulted in a final vote today in the House of Representatives to pass a massive public lands bill, which includes permanent reauthorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund! Thank you to the leadership of our state’s delegation for echoing our bold support for the outdoor recreation and conservation opportunities and experiences the Land and Water Conservation protects.
When we invest in our parks, rivers, and open spaces, we’re also preserving the places and boosting up both the rural and urban communities that make our state so unique. The Land and Water Conservation Fund is critical to ensuring that we not only have opportunities to explore our public lands now, but that they are still around for our children, and our children’s children to experience.
Lewis County Solid Waste Utility added an event: Waste Free Travel Kit
Spring break and summer travel are just around the corner! You don’t have to leave your waste-free lifestyle at home. Come to our Waste Free Travel Kit Workshop, where we will show you how to recycle old jeans or left-over fleece or terry cloth to make travel blankets, eye masks, make-up bags and a bag that can multi-task for your various carry-ons.
U.S. citizens throw away 21 billion pounds of clothing, shoes, and textiles each year! 95% of those materials can be donated or recycled. Instead, they get buried in a landfill. The workshops offer hands-on solutions to reduce these statistics by teaching you how to repair, reclaim, and recycle unwanted clothing, textiles, and other materials.
This class is offered to you by the Lewis County Solid Waste Utility and the WSU Lewis County Master Recycler Composter volunteers with support from Billie’s Designer Fabrics and Centralia Community Church of God. Please reserve your spot by calling 360-740-1452 or emailing email@example.com by 5 p.m. March 18.
Mount St Helens Institute sign-ups: GeoGirls Geology And Technology Field Camp
Our GeoGirls program application period is open until March 17th. Middle school girls, high school girls, and female science teachers - cis and trans gender - from Oregon and Washington can apply here: https://www.mshinstitute.org/learn/for-parents/geogirls/
GeoGirls is a geology and technology field camp for girls (cis and trans gender) at Mount St. Helens. GeoGirls explore the volcanoes in their backyard, the hazards they pose to humans and the technology scientists use to monitor them.
This program is a collaborative effort between the Mount St. Helens Institute and the USGS Cascade Volcano Observatory along with partners from various scientific universities, agencies, and companies.
Mark your calendars: Toledo Youth Baseball
Tryouts Ages 10, 11, & 12 ONLY
SAT, MAR 9 AT 11 AM
Toledo Youth Baseball Fields
Mandatory Parent Meeting
TUE, MAR 12 AT 7 PM
Toledo Elementary School · Toledo, WA
Judy Sanderson says: Time to get your Mowers and Tractors ready for spring.
New in Lewis County.
14 years experience working on tractors, mowers and small engines.
Pick up/Delivery service available.
360-864-4015 or 360-523-3658
Not Strictly Toledo -: Lewis County Solid Waste Utility reminder:
Hazo Hut and the Swap Shack at the Central Transfer Station in Centralia are open today until 4 p.m. to accept your leftover or unwanted household hazardous waste and burned out fluorescent lights. The Swap Shack is the place you can pick up good re-usable paint or cleaning products. Both facilities are open every Wednesday and the first and third Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Page Turners Book Group 1:30 PM @ Toledo Community Library
- Cowlitz Prairie Grange meetis 6:30 PM @ Grange Hall on Jackson Highway
- Yoga In Toledo 6:30 PM @ Camp Singing Wind
City of Toledo announcement: Planning Commission Vacancy
The City of Toledo is seeking one person to fill a vacancy on the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission acts as an advisory body to the City Council on all land use, and comprehensive planning issues. The Commission is specifically responsible for providing recommendations on subdivisions, zoning, annexation requests, reviewing and approving conditional use permits, approving business license, and is an integral part of the implementation of the Growth Management Act. The vacancy must be filled by a citizen of the corporate City limits of Toledo. All candidates must be a minimum of 18 years old and a registered voter.
If you are interested in the vacancy on the Toledo Planning Commission, please submit a letter of interest to:
Mayor Steve Dobosh
City of Toledo
PO Box 236
Toledo, Washington 98591
Or drop off a letter at Toledo City Hall, 130 North Second Street, Toledo. If you have additional questions regarding this vacancy, contact Toledo City Hall at (360) 864-4564.
City of Toledo
TOLEDO HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
February 27th vs. Asotin 10:30 @ Spokane Arena
!!!! GO INDIANS !!!!
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
Vision:TOLEDO reminder: Coming soon! If you have something BIG you want to announce or share, contact Mike Morgan 360-864-4342.
March 7: WSU LC Master Gardeners host Gardening For Everyone
March 7: Mr T Contest @ Toledo High School
March 21: Toledo BIG Community Meeting @ Toledo Middle School
March 23: Third Annual Seed Swap @ Toledo Community Library
March 23: Classic Meatloaf Dinner & Magic Show @ Toledo Senior Center
March 23-24: Vernal Equinox Art Fair @ Morgan Arts Centre
Toledo Builds a High School
Information regarding the building of a new high school in Toledo, WA beginning in November, 2018. Regular updates.
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