- National Weather Service: Wildfire Smoke, Heat Advisory Through Thursday
- Common Ground Toledo: ISO Volunteers For Weekly Watering
- MAP Enrichment Programs: Fall Classes Filling Fast
- Tech Tuesday: AI DIY $10 Air Conditioner, More
- Today: Primary Election Ballot Deadline 8 PM
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
Miriam Fire near White Pass Saturday, August 4. Update link here.
Returning from Winlock Monday before noon with Alex Luna Ortiz, we noticed Mt St Helens was visible behind a pall, Mt Rainier entirely invisible. No wonder we’re all gasping for air.
*For Air Quality Info: Washington Smoke Blogspot
US National Weather Service Portland Oregon asks & answers:
Where's all the lofted smoke and resulting haze coming from? Answer is wildfires across Southwest Oregon and Northern California. Here is an image loop from August 5th, 2018.
US National Weather Service Portland Oregon warns:
An Excessive Heat Warning has been issued for the North Willamette Valley and Columbia River Gorge for 2 PM Tuesday to 11 PM Thursday. Daytime highs will reach 98 to 103 degrees between 3 and 6 PM daily.
A Heat Advisory has been issued for the South Willamette Valley, Cascade Foothills and interior portion of southwest Washington. Maximum temperatures here will reach 92 to 97 degrees daily.
STILL the Coolest Spot In Town! Toledo Senior Center shares their A/C with all overheated folks. Biz hours daily 9 AM - 3 PM.
*Reminder: Lewis County Total Burn Ban effective 12:01 AM Friday, August 3, 2018
Common Ground Toledo joins City of Toledo on Monday evenings making the round to deliver water to thirsty planters and garden spots around town.
MAP enrichment programs announced:
We have an exciting MAP Fall term schedule planned in partnership with Camp Singing Wind!
The 2018/2019 school-year is just around the corner so it’s time to plan ahead and sign up now for Fall term programs as space is limited...
Fall term updated* schedule and availability: Fall term = Sept. 4 - Nov. 22
Wood Sorrel Forest School: Ages 3-7 yrs
Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 11:30-2:30 *3 spots open
After-school Nature Program:
Wednesday 3:00-6:00 *5 spots open
Thursday 3:00-6:00 *4 spots open
Spanish classes(beginner/1st year)
3:00-4:00 (pending schedule, TBD) *4 spots open
6:00-7:00 (pending schedule, TBD) *6 spots open
Piano Lesson openings: (30-minutes)
12:00 - 4:30 full
5:00 - open
5:30 - open
3:00 - 4:30 full
5:00 - open
5:30 - open
12:00 - open
12:30 - open
1:00 - open
1:30 - open
*Updated late Monday night
Tech Tuesday: DIY $10 Air Conditioner, All Over The Board
Reprinted by request: How to Build a DIY Air Conditioner in Minutes for Less Than $10
TechRepublic delivers this article with a straight face: Amazon AI misidentifies Congress as criminals, proves it's not ready for enterprise
Also from TechRepublic: Evernote: A cheat sheet
Fox News update: Spam, a popular vehicle for malware, still tricks people
Spam is still the go-to scheme to get malware on your computer. More than 40 years after the first spam email was sent, it’s still a reliable way to infect your computer, according to Helsinki-based cybersecurity firm F-Secure.
ZDNet shows: How to securely wipe the data off hard drives, SSDs, flash drives, iPhones and iPads, and Android devices
Plus: How to install, reinstall, upgrade and activate Windows 10
Offspring, a Lifehacker offshoot, shared: Amazon's Read-Along App for Kids Is Now Free
Today: Lewis County Primary details at https://elections.lewiscountywa.gov/current-election/
Ballots must be postmarked by August 7th or returned to one of our ballot drop boxes by 8 p.m. on election night. All 14 of Lewis County's Ballot Drop Boxes will be open for the August Primary.
Follow the results at https://results.vote.wa.gov/results/current/lewis/
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
NEW! For Air Quality Info, Washington Smoke Blogspot
August 9th Dakota Robins plays Riverside Golf Course
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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