- Lewis County Tribune: Press Release - Burn Restrictions Modified
- Toledo School District: School Board Meeting Tonight With Raymond School Board
- Lewis County Sheriff’s Office: $116K Grant Awarded
- WSDA: Recognizing WA Farms During Hispanic History Month
- Not Strictly Toledo: Lewis County BOCC
- Today: Toledo City Council Convenes
- Tuesday: Medic One Board Meets
- Toledo High School Sports: September 2018
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
Lewis County Tribune posted this Press Release from Lewis County Commissioners:
County burn ban modified to allow campfires.
Details at press release link.
National Weather Service Portland Oregon forecast:
More classic Pacific NorthWest Fall weather - daytime temps mid 60’s, nighttime mid 40’s and partly sunny Monday & Tuesday.
KATU News: This just in…
USGS reported: A small, 2.9 magnitude earthquake was reported in the town of Gervais, OR on Sunday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The 2.9 magnitude earthquake hit at 5:08 p.m. in the town located about 14 miles north of Salem and 5 miles west of Woodburn. The quake struck at a depth of about 25 miles.
President Trump is going to text you on Thursday. Actually, he's going to text the whole country.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Communications Commission are going to be testing the nationwide Emergency Alert System on Thursday afternoon.
All phones that are on and have providers registered with the system are capable of getting the 'Presidential Alert' text.
The alert will commence 2:18 PM EDT. FEMA & FCC logos will appear at the bottom of the text message. Info on the emergency alert test:
- It’s a nationwide test of the same system that pushes public emergency messages like AMBER alerts
- Presidential Alerts are only for national emergencies
- FEMA & @FCC are testing to ensure it will work when needed
- FAQ: http://fema.gov/emergency-alert-test
Popular at EarthSky this week: Alien-hunting AI discovers dozens of mysterious fast radio bursts. More at this link: http://bit.ly/2QsO9Kr
Toledo School District reports: The Toledo School Board will meet with members of the Raymond School Board on Monday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. at Evey's Cafe in Pe Ell.
The Raymond board was honored as a Board of Distinction by the Washington State School Directors Association. This meeting is for the Toledo board to learn more about effective boardsmanship and managing an effective strategic plan. No school business will be considered and no decisions will be made at this meeting.
Lewis County Sheriff’s Office Awarded Grant: Press Release
Washington State Department of Agriculture posted Saturday:
As Hispanic Heritage Month gets underway today, WSDA celebrates WA farm operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino heritage – nearly 3,000 according to the 2012 USDA census. These farms, averaging 193 acres each, generated over $1 million in products sold.
Pictured: Hilario Alvarez of Alvarez Organic Farms in Mabton.
WSU Lewis County Master Gardeners shared a post from Spokane County:
DYI Cold Frame Challenge
Building a cold frame is a great fall or winter project and suitable for even the most challenged person when it comes to carpentry skills. Store-bought cold frames can be expensive and often lack the quality and flexibility of homemade designs. DYI cold frames, on the other hand, can be of high quality and low cost.
A cold frame is simply a four-sided box with a transparent lid that captures light from the sun and traps heat to protect plants from spring and fall frosts…
Below are two sets of instructions for building a small cold frame:
Lewis County Solid Waste Utility reminder:
Leaves are starting to show their fall colors. Here are some tips about composting your leaves once they fall.
TES PTO announces:
Join us this Thursday at 3:00 PM in the TES Library for the first general membership meeting of the 2018-19 school year. Come meet the new board… More
Not Strictly Toledo: Lewis County BOCC meets 10 AM Mondays.
Please see attached BOCC legislative agenda.
Today: Toledo City Council meets 6 PM first and third Mondays monthly. Dates may change if scheduled on or near a federal holiday. Visit www.toledowa.us or call (360)864-4564.
Workshops & Special Meetings: Occasionally the council will hold a workshop or special meeting. Dates and times will be announced prior to meetings.
Generally they are held the same night of council meetings.
Tuesday: Lewis County Interlocal (MedicOne) Board Meeting 7 PM third Tuesday monthly, held at Toledo Main Fire Station.
Looking Ahead: 3rd Annual Esther Borte Walk In The Park
Please join us in the 3rd Annual Esther Borte Walk In The Park!
10 AM - 1 PM on Saturday September 22, Rain or Shine.
Participants will travel along the 1/4 track at the Kemp Olson Memorial Park (611 Cedar Street) for as many laps as they can complete. There will be a hot dog lunch, raffle baskets, prizes, quilt raffle, and more. Valley View Medical Center, Lewis County Fire Dist. #2, and Lewis County Seniors will be joining us this year as well! Stop by Toledo City Hall and get your registration done today. All money raised is used to park improvements, this year's funds will be used to complete the rv dump station!
Toledo High School Sports: September 2018
Week of 9/17- 9/22
SPORT DATE OPPONENT START BUS
HSFBJV Monday, September 17, 2018 Napavine Away 4:00 2:45 Bus
MSVB Monday, September 17, 2018 Winlock Home 5:00
HSVB Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Tenino Home 5:45/7:00
HSGS Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Kalama Home 6:00
MSVB Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Wahkiakum Away 5:00 3:00 Bus
HSVB Thursday, September 20, 2018 Rainier Away 5:45/7:00 4:15 Bus
MSFB Thursday, September 20, 2018 Wahkiakum Home 5:00
HSFB Friday, September 21, 2018 Adna Home 7:00
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
September 22-23: 16th Annual ARTrails of SWW
September 22: Esther Borte’s 3rd Annual Walk in the Park
September 28-30: Camp Singing Wind Hosts 11th Permaculture Convergence
October 20: Nineteenth Annual Pow Wow Honoring The Spirit Of All Cowlitz People
November 3: Fiber Workshop @ Morgan Arts Centre
Citizens for Great Toledo Schools ISO* campaign contributions for this school bond
Toledo Thursday Market PDF vendor forms. $10/week, handmade & homegrown.
Washington State Fire Wire updates wildfires throughout the state
Washington Smoke Blogspot
Airnow.gov shares State Air Quality Resources
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