- Heat Wave Continues - Local Cool Spots
- LC Public Works: Jackson Highway Closure Today
- Snack Foods Recalled: Four Named For Salmonella Risk
- Lewis County Tribune: Former County Commissioner Schulte Passed On
- Ethan Siegel: Is Gas Tank Filling In High Heat A Fire Risk?
- MAP Enrichment Programs: Goats Met Campers Tuesday
- Today: Cowlitz Prairie Grange Meets
- Thursday: vision:Toledo Thursday Market
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
Local Cool Spots: Toledo Senior Center continues to offer a cool sanctuary during biz hours daily 9 AM - 3 PM. While you’re relaxing check out this month’s Silent Auction, ending July 31. Link here.
Toledo Community Library open until 7 PM Wednesday, 5 PM Thursday & Saturday.
Nice & cool.
Not Strictly Toledo: The Secret Life of Pets and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel are part of Regal Cinemas $1 Summer Movie Express Tuesdays & Wednesdays.
Start time 10 AM most locations. Schedule at this link. Through August 22.
Regal Cinema @ Three Rivers Mall is a participating theatre.
Weather.gov links heat map and heat index.
Lewis County Public Works SHORT NOTICE CLOSURE!
Local Access will be open south of Avery Rd E to about 400 ft north of US Hwy 12. South of US Hwy 12 will be open with lane restrictions.
ABC6 reports: As of Tuesday, at least four major snacks and cereals have been recalled.
Kellogg's Honey Smacks, Ritz Crackers, Goldfish crackers, and several brands of Swiss Rolls have all issued recalls due to the potential health risk.
Swiss Rolls sold under several names, including Mrs. Freshley's and Great Value*, are being voluntary recalled by the company because of a potential for Salmonella.
FDA posts all recalls on this page.
*Sold at Walmart
Lewis County Tribune shared a post:
Former County Commissioner Bill Schulte has died.
Ethan Siegel reassures: Yes, It's Hot; But No, Your Gas Tank Won't Explode If You Fill It Up
“If gasoline was truly a danger of exploding from the build-up of extremely high pressures, leaving it half-full wouldn’t be much of a countermeasure. Just as a single cube of dry ice the size of your knuckle can create a pressure bomb out of a soda bottle, a volatile liquid that could change into gas could cause a similar effect. Thankfully, gasoline reaches equilibrium at very low pressures relative to the stability of a gas tank, and both vented caps and EVAP systems are m...
MAP enrichment programs Tuesday recap: Goats, kids and more kids!
Thank you Telegraph Farm for bringing pack goats to visit campers today!
Gallery 505 July exhibit: Toledo Made celebrates homegrown talents across the spectrum of artistic media. Final week.
Open 1 - 5 PM Wednesday through Saturday.
Oh - and it’s nice & cool inside.
Washington State Fire Wire shared a post.
WILDFIRE - FRANKLIN COUNTY (WA): Firefighters were dispatched to a wildfire in a crop field along Ice Harbor Road near Jessica Road in Franklin County today(Tuesday, July 24). Wind presented containment issues and the fire was estimated at 90 acres before it was eventually contained. No structures were reported lost or damaged. The video hints at some wicked little stirs of fire behavior and the importance of situational awareness on the fire-line. <video credit Franklin County Firefighters>
Lewis County Solid Waste Utility update:
Nearly 335 tons of material has been disposed of through the Free Voucher Disposal program as of this morning (July 24, 2018)! Make sure you get your voucher and use it, before the program ends on Sept. 29.
This program allows Lewis County residents who are homeowners, to print out a voucher good for one load of up to 1,000 pounds at the transfer stations in Centralia or Morton. Renters must fill out an application, and prove that they live at that address and that they have garbage service.
Here is the link for homeowners: www.vouchers.lewiscountywa.gov.
Today: 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. Hazo Hut will accept your leftover or unwanted household hazardous waste and burned out fluorescent lights. The Swap Shack is the place you can pick up good reusable 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.
Not Strictly Toledo: The Chip Guy hosts Lewis County’s most popular gleaning event most Wednesdays & Saturdays. Updates via Facebook.
Also Today: 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 54th Gas Show and Threshing Bee August 24-26. Grange Hall at 5180 Jackson Highway.
Contact Lewis Rohrig (360)864-2744 OR Tom Boone (360)266-7055
Thursday: Toledo Thursday Market
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
For The Summer: Seasonal Maintenance Worker 25-30 HRS/WK.
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 1-3: Toledo Food Bank Labor Day Garage Sale. (360)269-7001 or (360)269-2443
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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