- Toledo School District: School Resumes This Week *
- National Weather Service: Work Week Forecast, April Outlook *
- PSA: USCG Aux Free Vessel Safety Checks Ahead Of May 4 Opening Day *
- Toledo Thursday Market: Third Year Expected To Be Bigger & Better *
- Vietnam Veterans: 529 Vietnam Vets To Be Honored With ‘In Memory’ Program *
- USDA-FSIS: J&J Snack Foods Recalls Stuffed Sandwich Products *
- Governor Jay Inslee: Drought Declared For Methow Okanogan, Upper Yakima *
- WA Atty General: Tobacco 21 Law, Multi-State Amicus On Abortion Access *
- WSDA: Deadline Today - Pesticide Disposal Collection Site Events *
- Not Strictly Toledo: BOCC Meeting *
- Today: Lewis County Fire District 2 ISO Volunteers *
- Toledo High School Sports: April 2019 *
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More *
US National Weather Service Seattle Washington forecasts:
Public Service Announcement: USCG Aux Free Vessel Safety Checks Ahead Of Opening Day May 4
As the weather improves and opening day of boating season (4 May) approaches The Coast Guard Auxiliary would like to remind all boaters that we do free courtesy vessel exams, often called vessel safety checks. You can request a vessel exam by going to the CG Auxiliary website, the Coast Guard App or by calling our local vessel examiner, Bob Mccready at (360) 425-2468.
More information at this Link: https://cgaux.org/vsc/
PS - There will also be vessel exams available locally second Saturday in April. Stay tuned.
*Special Thanks to Toledo’s Joe Notch for this Public Service Announcement.
The Toledo Thursday Market is growing! We are joining the SNAP, WIC, EBT and Senior Nutrition programs. We need your help to meet our goals and to supply matching funds for nutritional assistance programs.
Tax-deductible GoFundMe page here.
Toledo Thursday Market 2019 Application PDF link here.
VVMF: 529 VIETNAM VETERANS TO BE HONORED THROUGH THE IN MEMORY PROGRAM IN 2019
VVMF’s In Memory program honors Vietnam veterans who returned home and later died as a result of their service. These veterans are not eligible for inscription on The Wall under Department of Defense guidelines. In Memory is a way that Vietnam veterans can be honored on the National Mall.
VVMF is proud to announce that we’ll be inducting 529 Vietnam veterans into the In Memory Honor Roll at our ceremony in Washington, D.C. on June 15th. We look forward to honoring these veterans who returned home from Vietnam and later died as a result of their service. For more information on In Memory and this year’s ceremony, visit: www.vvmf.org/inmemory
USDA-FSIS: News Release - J&J Snack Foods Handhelds Corp. Recalls Stuffed Sandwich Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
WASHINGTON, April 5, 2019 – J & J Snack Foods Handhelds Corp., a Holly Ridge, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 56,578 pounds of stuffed sandwich products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically semi-transparent plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The stuffed sandwiches were produced on February 19 and February 20, 2019. The following products are subject to recall:
Class I - This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Complete News Release link here.
*Note: When posting USDA’s FSIS 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 USDA’s FSIS (Food Safety & Inspection Service) page. Link here: http://tinyurl.com/yy4cdes9
For other food-related alerts, visit visit FDA’s Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts page. Link here: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm
Governor Jay Inslee News Releases:
04/05/2019 - Inslee signs new law that raises legal age to purchase tobacco and vaping products
04/04/2019 - Inslee declares drought emergency for Okanogan, Methow and Upper Yakima
Washington State Office of the Attorney General: News Releases
Apr 5 2019
AG Ferguson joins multistate amicus brief protecting women’s access to abortion services
Attorney General Bob Ferguson joined a coalition of 21 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit to affirm a lower court’s finding that a Kentucky law regulating abortion services is unconstitutional under the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
Click here to read the full news release...
Apr 5 2019
AG Ferguson statement on Tobacco 21 being signed into law
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson offered this statement on Gov. Jay Inslee signing his agency request proposal to raise the age to purchase tobacco products to 21:
Click here to read the full news release...
Washington State Department of Agriculture deadline expended: April 8, 2019:
We are planning to hold pesticide collection events in Western Washington and the Western Columbia Gorge during 2019, where you can safely and properly dispose of unusable and unwanted pesticide products.
Event locations will be determined by the areas where potential customers are located. Please contact WSDA via email at WastePesticide@agr.wa.gov to express your interest in pesticide disposal.
Not Strictly Toledo: BOCC Meeting
The Lewis County Commissioners meet 10:00 a.m. each Monday in BOCC Hearing Room – 2nd floor, Historic Courthouse, 351 NW North Street, Chehalis, Washington.
BOCC Legislative Agenda for Monday April 8, 2019.
Included: Resolution 19-097: Quarterly Declaration of Surplus Personal Property. 5 pages of electronics & business furnishings, if you’re looking to set up your own office.
Still missing: returning $17 thousand overpaid by Toledo Senior Center months ago.
Today: Toledo Senior Center offers Cook’s Choice lunch served at 11:30 AM Monday & Thursday for $6 (suggested donation). Your support helps cover all the usual expenses, you get a plateful of freshly made food and good company, and they do the dishes. WITHOUT complaining!
Contact Toledo Senior Center, (360)864-2112. On Facebook.
Tonight: Lewis County Fire District #2 (Toledo) holds weekly training & drills 7 PM Monday night. As wildfire season seems to have begun early this year, volunteers will be critical to our community and surrounding areas.
WA is already burning and that could mean another smoky summer
"I doubt many people suspected fire weather conditions in March," DNR meteorologist Josh Clark told Crosscut.
Download your Toledo volunteer firefighter application at this link (16-17yo qualify for Junior Firefighters). And put those Monday nights to work.
From City of Toledo: ISO Two Visionaries To Fill Posts
We are looking to fill a couple of spots on the Vision:Toledo Mayor's Task Force.
The first is a position at large currently held by Norm Baird.
The second is the Treasurer position currently held by Joh Jones.
We generally meet once a month on the 4th Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. at the Morgan Art Centre. Each Coordinator discusses what is going on in their group, where they may need additional help, new projects, etc. Bills are presented to be paid and an annual budget is discussed.
For details, contact City of Toledo, (360)864-4564
Toledo High School Sports - April 2019
*** SPRING BREAK APRIL 1 - 5, 2019 ***
April 9th @ Castle Rock 6:00
April 11th @ La Center 6:00
April 16th @ Stevenson 6:00
April 18th vs White Salmon 6:00
April 23rd vs Kings Way 7:00
April 25th @ Seton Catholic 6:00
April 30th vs. Castle Rock 7:00
April 6th vs. Elma 4:00
April 10th vs. Onalaska 4:00
April 12th JV @ Onalaska (DH) 3:00 bus @1:30
April 13th vs. Toutle Lake (DH) 12:00
April 15th JV @ Castle Rock 4:00 bus @ 2:30
April 16th JV vs Onalaska 4:00
April 17th @ Mossyrock(DH) 4:00 bus 2:30
April 22nd vs. Kalama (DH) 4:00 bus ** Senior Night
April 24th vs Castle Rock 4:00
April 27th @ Wahkiakum 12:00 bus @ 9:45
April 9th vs Winlock (DH) 3:00
April 12th JV @ Onalaska 3:00
April 13th vs Toutle Lake (DH) 12:00
April 15th @ Castle Rock 4:00 bus @ 2:30
April 16th JV vs Onalaska 3:00
April 17th @ Mossyrock (DH) 4:00 bus @ 2:30
April 18th JV vs. WF West 4:00
April 27th @ Wahkiakum 12:00 bus 9:45
April 29th JV vs. Castle Rock 4:00
April 11th @ Mossyrock 3:30 bus @ 1:55
April 15th @ Pirate Invite Adna 10:00 bus @ 7:30 am
April 19th Kalama Twilight 3:30 bus @ 3:15
April 25th @ Wahkiakum 3:30 bus @ 1:00
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
April 12: Red Cross Blood Drive @ Presbyterian Church
April 12: Coffee House @ Toledo High School
April 20: 3rd Annual Cheesecake Competition @ Morgan Arts Centre
April 26: FCCLA Bingo Night @ Toledo High School
April 27: Fundraiser - Silent Auction & Music for Gayle Homes @ Donna’s Place
April 27: PRIME RIB DINNER @ Toledo Senior Center
May 4: Katie’s Kids Breakfast @ Toledo High School
Toledo Builds a High School
Information regarding the building of a new high school in Toledo, WA beginning in November, 2018. Regular updates.
Toledo Thursday Market 2019 TTM Vendor Application PDF link here.
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