- LCWA: Look What The Weather Channel Just Posted! *
- National Weather Service: Wet Work Week Ahead *
- Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife: One Last Wish *
- Vision:TOLEDO posted: Community Member Welcome Bags Underway *
- Lewis County Solid Waste Utility: Deadline To Register Today - Know Your Soils *
- Not Strictly Toledo: BOCC Weekly Legislative Meeting *
- Today: Yoga @ St Mary’s, City Council Meeting *
- Looking Ahead: Gallery 505 Opening Night Thursday *
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More *
Toledo School District: Installation of new sign for Don Bowen Day 3/16 at 3:30 PM.
LCWA: Look What The Weather Channel Just Posted!
Phil Brooke - In 8 short months, our tiny community has changed the national, even international, conversation around the bottled water industry.
Feel good about that, Randle! Look at what The Weather Channel just posted!
Washington State Takes Bold Stand Against Bottled Water Operations
(Includes 45-second video)
Lewis County Water Alliance Fundraiser: Send Craig and Jasmine To Testify In D.C.
I humbly ask my community and friends to help Craig Jasmer and I get to Washington D.C. with contributions towards airfare and hotel stay.
Travel Dates: March 22-26th 2020
Thank you family, friends, and community supporters!
Public Service Announcement: Girl Scout Troop Formation March 4
Hosted by Montana Maichel, Community Engagement Manager at Girl Scouts of Western Washington
6 PM – 7 PM Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at Toledo Elementary School
Troop 41251 is forming NOW - Girls and families in Kindergarten and 5th grade are welcome to come, learn about Girl Scouts and make new friends!
Join Girl Scouts – TOGETHER! Spend more quality time with your girl, and help her to grow into a strong young woman of Courage, Confidence, and Character. Through Girl Scouts, your girl will have the opportunity to Discover new friends, fun activities, and new skills; Connect with girls of all ages, adult role models, and her community; and Take Action to solve problems, help others, and make the world a better place.
Girls and their parents or guardians are invited to participate in an upcoming Information and Troop Formation Night. Find out how you can help your girl experience Girl Scouts.
Financial Assistance available for families/girls who qualify for free or reduced lunch.
National Weather Service Seattle Washington: Wet Work Week Ahead
Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife: One Last Wish
On Tuesday, WDFW helped a dream come true.
Staff in our southwest region got a call Monday from a man who said his mother had entered hospice care and recently returned home. She woke up that morning with just one wish: to go fishing with her kids one more time.
The problem was, she was too ill to make the trip to any public fishing locations to fulfill that wish.
So WDFW brought the fish to her.
We're just grateful to have been a small part of that.
Rectangle Gallery: Call For Young Artists
Book Talk: Saving Tarboo Creek by UW Lecturer & Author Scott Freeman
The project is now considered a model of cooperative, science-based restoration and sustainable stewardship. Scientists and conservationists from across the U.S. and around the world have come to Jefferson County to see the project. The trees are growing; the native fish, birds and mammals are returning.
Lewis County Solid Waste Utility: Deadline To Register Today - Know Your Soils - March 4
Register by March 2nd.
Vision:TOLEDO posted: Community Member Welcome Bags Underway Now
Attention Toledo Area Businesses! We are doing another round of new community member welcome bags! Only $25 to participate and free for nonprofits. Check out our welcome bag page for details. Message me* if you wish to participate and/or have questions. Nowhere will you get a chance to reach 100 new potential customers for $25.
Not Strictly Toledo: Lewis County Commissioners
The Lewis County Commissioners meet 10:00 a.m. Mondays in BOCC Hearing Room – 2nd floor, Historic Courthouse, 351 NW North Street, Chehalis, Washington.
BOCC Legislative Agenda for Monday, March 2, 2020.
Today: Yoga at St Marys - Dancing Moon Yoga has room for a few more yoga enthusiasts 2 - 3 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays at Tribal Housing, St Mary’s. These are gentle sessions aimed toward seniors/elders, donations accepted but not required as The Cowlitz Tribe is sponsoring the class for the community. What a great share!
Tonight: Toledo City Council meets 6 PM first and third Mondays monthly. The public is welcome & invited to attend. Dates may change if scheduled on or near a federal holiday.
Visit www.toledowa.us or call (360)864-4564.
Workshops & Special Meetings: Occasionally the council will hold a workshop or special meeting. Dates and times will be announced prior to meetings. Generally they are held the same night of council meetings.
Toledo Fire Department meets 7 PM Mondays for training & drills.
To Become a Volunteer Firefighter: Download an application.
Submit to Main Station during business hours (10 AM - 4 PM Monday - Friday).
16 - 17 year olds may serve as Junior Firefighters.
Art Gallery 505 posted: March Exhibit Features Patty Misch Jewelry - Opens Thursday
Patty Misch's wonderful jewelry can be seen and purchased at Art Gallery 505 in Toledo. Hours are Tuesday - Saturday 1 - 5 PM. Opening Night for March show will be Thursday 3/5/20 from 1 - 7 PM…
Hint: Toledo Thursday Market will also be open around the corner in the Steamboat Landing building from 2 - 6 PM. Come and enjoy !
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
Deadline March 20: Toledo Cheese Day Button Contest - “A Century Of Memories”
Hosted by Cheese Days Toledo Washington, Toledo Lions Club, & Farmers Insurance- Cyndi Philbrook Agency
We are asking for a local artist from Toledo zip code and Toledo High School Alumni, to help us design the 100th Cheese Day button.
March 7: Bateaux Cellars Yoga & Wine Event
March 14: Seed Swap @ Toledo Community Library
2 - 4 PM Raffles & Prizes.
March 16: Don Bowen Day
2:30 - 3:30 PM Hosted by Toledo School District
March 19: BIG Toledo Community Meeting
7 PM @ Toledo Middle School
May 3: Toledo Mighty Fine Seniors Present Spring Tea In Toledo
May 9: Steamboat Alley Work Party - watch for details.
May 16-17: Mount St. Helens Eruption 40th Anniversary Weekend
November 7: Lewis County Veterans Parade Returns To Toledo
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.
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
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