- High Temps Return Until Mid-Week - Heat Advisory Today
- Washington State Fire Wire: Updated Fire Danger By Counties
- Lewis County Sheriff’s Office Dropping Daily Media Newsline
- BOCC Seeks Applicants For 2019 Lodging Tax Funds
- Ask Ethan: Which Movies Get Time Travel Right?
- Cheese Days Bigfoot Rock Contest Winner Announced
- Today: BOCC Meeting
- Tuesday: vision:Toledo Arts, Rec & Events
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
US National Weather Service Portland Oregon warns: An Excessive Heat Watch has been issued for Monday and Tuesday for much of the interior low elevation locations, including the I-5 corridor from Longview/Kelso all the way to Eugene, as well as the Columbia River Gorge and Hood River Valley. Temperatures Sunday will be notably warmer than today, and Monday and Tuesday will both be very hot across most of the region.
Make sure to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water, avoid or limit outdoor activities (especially during the hottest time of day), and check up on your neighbors or family members who may be more sensitive to the heat.
Weather.com for zip 98591 predicts temps north of 90 degrees F. Click link below for Monday:
Heat Advisory in effect from July 23, 10:00 AM PDT until July 23, 09:00 PM PDT
Washington State Fire Wire updated Sunday:
FIRE DANGER - WASHINGTON STATE: Additional counties shifting into "High Fire Danger".
We would not be surprised to see a significant bump on moderate counties into high in this coming week. Things are getting hot again.
Lewis County Sheriff's Office shared Sunday: As we are waking up this morning to the tragic news from the Kent Police Department; where one of their officers was killed this morning. We here at the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office are sending thoughts and prayers to the officer’s family, friends, Kent PD, and to the community.
We are with you!
Also from LCSO:
BOARD SEEKS APPLICATIONS FOR USE OF 2019 HOTEL/MOTEL LODGING TAX FUNDS
The Board of County Commissioners is accepting – on behalf of the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) – applications for the use of lodging tax funds for the 2019 budget year from organizations whose programs or activities promote tourism in the unincorporated areas of Lewis County.
"Tourism promotion" means activities, operations and expenditures designed to increase tourism, including but not limited to advertising, publicizing or otherwise distributing information for the purpose of attracting and welcoming tourists; developing strategies to expand tourism; operating tourism promotion agencies; and funding the marketing of or the operation of special events and festivals designed to attract tourists.
Applications are due by 3 p.m. Aug. 30, 2018. Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.
Details at this link including downloadable forms.
Ethan Siegel answers: Which Movies Get The Science Of Time Travel Right?
“I’m admittedly a fan of time-travel movies (however they explain it). What movie makes the best case for using this plot device accurately?”
Time travel has been a staple of fiction for centuries, as the notion of either traveling forward in time to explore the future or back in time to right a past wrong have been a part of humanity’s imaginings for perhaps always. But we have explicit laws and rules for traveling through time, and how our motion through space affects it. In General Relativity, the possibilities of wormholes and closed-timelike-curves arises, opening up a whole new set of avenues for success. From Bill & Ted’s excellent adventure to Idiocracy, from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban to Interstellar, and from Back to the Future to Groundhog Day, the science of time travel is one of the most fascinating ones out there.
Which movies get it right, and which ones get it egregiously wrong? Find out what my evaluations are on this edition of Ask Ethan!
Farmers Insurance- Cyndi Philbrook Agency celebrated: Our Cheese days rock contest was a lot of fun! Many people out hunting rocks with their family! Huge shout out to Darlene Masters for painting all the Big Foot Rocks!
Here is our grand prize winner! Congratulations Diane Wallace!
Today: BOCC Weekly Business Meeting 10 AM, Commissioners Hearing Room #233, Lewis County Courthouse. Agenda link here.
vision:TOLEDO ARTS, RECREATION, & EVENTS
6:30 at Morgan Arts Centre
AGENDA for Tuesday, July 24, 2018
a. Library -- Pat Caldwell
b. Historical Society -- Don Brenner
c. TES Kid's Garden -- Brooke Acosta
d. Steamboat Alley -- Jamie Cummings
e. Common Ground Toledo -- Brian Dennis
f. Toledo Thursday Market -- Brian Dennis
g. Toledo Welcome Signs -- Joh Jones
Cheese Days v:T Events
a. Cheese Ball (July 13) -- Jamie Cummings
b. Wine & Cheese Tasting (July 14) -- Pam Olmstead
c. Cheesecake Competition Event (July 14) -- Jamie Cummings
a. Camp Singing Wind -- Brian Dennis
b. TOLEDO MADE show -- Mike Morgan
c. Mt. St. Helens Bluegrass Festival (August 10-12) --
d. Threshing Bee (August 25 - 26) --
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
For The Summer: Seasonal Maintenance Worker 25-30 HRS/WK.
NW Permaculture Convergence ISO* dedicated Publicity/Outreach team lead
July 30 - Aug 3: Children's Theatre Workshop @ Morgan Arts Centre; Friday Show 7 PM
August 10-12: Mt St Helens Bluegrass Festival 34th Annual @ Toledo High School
August 25-26: Cowlitz Prairie Grange 54th Annual Gas Show & Threshing Bee
September 22: Esther Borte’s 3rd Annual Walk in the Park
September 28-30: Camp Singing Wind Hosts 11th Permaculture Convergence
Citizens for Great Toledo Schools ISO* campaign contributions for this school bond
Toledo Thursday Market PDF vendor forms. $10/week, handmade & homegrown.
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