- Farmers Insurance Presents the Great Cheese Hunt: Updates *
- National Weather Service: Wet Wednesday, Dry By Friday *
- WDFW: Raffle Hunt Permit Tix Deadline Looms, Summer Camps Near *
- Bateaux Cellars: Johnny Betts Performs Friday Night *
- Not Strictly Toledo: Hazo Hut & Swap Shack *
- Today: Yoga At St Mary’s, Mighty Fine Seniors Mtg, Cowlitz Prairie Grange Mtg *
- Thursday: Toledo Thursday Market, LC Fire District Board Mtg *
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More *
Hosted by Cheese Days Toledo Washington
Download your 2019 Cheese Days program PDF here.
Farmers Insurance Presents the Great Cheese Hunt
National Weather Service Seattle: 3-Day Outlook
Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife: Raffle Hunt Permit Tix Deadline Looms
Visit one of our license dealers by July 15. There is no limit on the number of tickets you can buy.
One winner and two alternates will be drawn for each hunt. Each winner must be eligible to purchase a hunting license and will be issued the appropriate license and tag at no cost.
The drawing is done by computer and the winning ticket holder will be notified via phone and mail by mid-August.
Raffle tickets are not available to purchase online or over the phone. You can purchase tickets at any authorized license dealer. (https://wdfw.wa.gov/licenses/dealers)
- Deer, Elk, Moose, Mountain Goat: $6/ticket
- Bighorn Sheep: $11.50/ticket
- Multi-species: $17/ticket for three-species raffles, $22.50/ticket for four-species raffles
Proceeds from raffle tickets are used to benefit and manage those species.
More info at https://wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/special-hunts/raffles.
Also from WDFW: WA State Youth Conservation Camps
It's summer camp season! Washington State Youth Conservation Camps still has openings for girls (July 14-20) and boys (July 21-27) camps.
WDFW staff have volunteers at these camps for years, sharing their love of the outdoors with the next generation.
Learn more at https://www.washingtonconservationcamps.org/.
Toledo Youth Soccer Bingo Friday Night:
Bateaux Cellars: Johnny Betts Performs Friday Night
Not Strictly Toledo: Lewis County Solid Waste Utility
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.
Reminder: Lewis County Free Residential Vouchers available May 1 - September 30, 2019
Today: Toledo Community Library open until 6 PM Wednesday.
Tell Charlie I sent you!
Gallery 505: July Showing - Toledo Made
Also on Facebook
Toledo Senior Center holds their monthly meeting 1 PM second Wednesdays to take care of the business end of things.
Stop in after lunch & get a look at the Silent Auction items up for bid through July 31.
*Reminder: NO Cheese Day Second Time Around Sale; visit Toledo Library’s Yard Sale July 13 and support one of Toledo’s premiere ambassadors.
Open 9 AM - 3 PM weekdays. To RSVP for lunch Wednesday & Friday, contact Diana @ (360)864-2112.
Yoga at St Mary’s - 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!
And: Cowlitz Prairie Grange 6:30 p.m. meeting is a cake-and-ice-cream affair fourth Wednesdays, potluck second Wednesdays. Getting in gear for the 55th Gas Show and Threshing Bee August 24-25. Grange Hall at 5180 Jackson Highway. Contact Lewis Rohrig (360)864-2744 OR Tom Boone (360)266-7055
Thursday: Toledo Thursday Market
And: Lewis County Fire District Board Meeting
Held 7 PM second Thursdays monthly at Toledo Fire Department Main Station.
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
September 20 - 22 - Women of the Woods @ Camp Singing Wind
Esther Borte Memorial Water Park is open for business
2 quarters to start then 5 additional minutes per quarter
Located in Kemp Olson (City) Park, Toledo.
The Cat's Meow Spay, Neuter & Adoption Project: Become A Supporting Member!*
PLEASE GIVE SO WE CAN KEEP HELPING
Please take 5 to give 5. It just takes 5 minutes...or less....to sign up with PayPal to pledge $5 a month. https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr…
The Cat's Meow has faithfully served SW Washington for 10 years. We have helped CLOSE TO 10 THOUSAND people and cats with rescue, adoption, transport to other no-kill rescues, low-cost spay/neuter, emergency vet care, supplies, training, referrals and more.
*Loyal supporter since 2013. Join me now.
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.
It is going to take some Big Change in order to keep Big Water corporations out of the Big Bottom and out of Washington State.
Mark your calendars: LC Planning Commission Meeting 6 PM Tuesday July 23
*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.
Joe Notch reminds everyone: Vessel Safety Checks
You can request a free courtesy vessel exam by going to the Coast Guard 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 They’ll come right to you for that courtesy vessel inspection. Joe Notch said so!
TES PTO postedt: Toledo Elementary School Garden Work Party is Seeking Volunteers
July 20th 9:00am-2:00pm
Drinks and snacks will be provided.
Garden Club Kids and their families, TESPTO, Toledo Lions and Lioness' , Toledo Garden Club, Toledo Seniors and all interested volunteer groups and individuals are invited to help with the remaining 2019 garden projects and general garden upkeep.
Some of the projects include:
* Assembly and filling of raised beds
* Replanting of orchard
* Assembly of compost bins
* Laying of weed control paper and chips
* Weeding and weed wacking
Any amount of time you can give is greatly appreciated.
Toledo Community Library: Fundraiser Helps Beloved Volunteer
Reminder: Toledo Community Library’s annual Cheese Days Book & Bake Sale has conveniently been expanded this year to include a Yard Sale at the back of building on Saturday, July 13. So you can donate or score a great new-to-you treasure while supporting one of Toledo’s terrific volunteer-fueled non-profit organizations.
A few housekeeping items:
Items may be delivered day of sale, on Saturday morning July 13. No early drops.
Price tags strongly encouraged - unmarked goods subject to “by donation.”
Remaining items to be donated to A Second Time Around Thrift Store benefitting Lewis County Senior Centers, so the Giving Back continues to help locally.
July 9-31: Silent Auction @ Toledo Senior Center
July 11-14: Cheese Days (Unofficial) Garage Sales - link here.
July 11-14: Cheese Days Toledo Washington
July 12: Toledo Youth Soccer Bingo @ Toledo High School
July 13: Cowlitz River Float - Blue Creek to Downtown Toledo - Cowlitz Kayak Tours
July 27: Mt St Helens Institute hosts 10 Mile Awesome Hike
August 9-11: Mt. St. Helens Bluegrass Festival @ Toledo HIgh School
*Special pricing for Senior Citizens - contact General Cothren for details.
**Special kids offer: instruments available for loan & lessons - contact General Cothren.
August 24-25: 55th Annual Gas Show & Threshing Bee hosted by Cowltiz Prairie Grange
September 24: Down Home - A Toledo Shindig Benefitting Toledo Schoolchildren In Need
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.
Toledo Thursday Market 2019 Application PDF link here.
Tax-deductible GoFundMe page here.
*ISO a part-time manager and someone who will help us with social media visibility.
We have a Website going live May 1st highlighting vendors, local activities, seasonal produce options, all with ties to local food hubs.
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
Visualize wildfire smoke with NASAWorldview - https://go.nasa.gov/2T7olog
Emergency Alerts: https://www.ready.gov/alerts (concise list with links)
Lewis County Burn Restrictions in effect 06.17.2019. Check here for changes.
Keep abreast of burn bans statewide: WA Burn Bans
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