- WA State Fire Wire: NOAA Predicts Warmer Drier Weather Ahead
- Lewis County Disposal Voucher Deadline, Burn Modification In Detail
- Texas Prison Fruit Donation Was Hiding $18M In Cocaine
- Ethan Siegel: Ask Ethan - Why Sun Rays Appear The Way They Do
- MAP Enrichment Programs: Forest School ISO* One More Forester
- Not Strictly Toledo: Lewis County BOCC Today
- Today: Toledo Historical Society
- Tuesday: Vision:Toledo Arts, Rec & Events
- Toledo High School Sports: September 2018
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
Our September 22 dinner
Toledo Schools on 2-hour ACT Late Start this morning.
National Weather Service forecast this week:
Most sunny, highs 70’s & lows 40’s.
Lewis County burn ban modification: Effective 12:01 a.m. on September 15, 2018, Lewis County will modify the ban on recreational fires on all lands regulated by Lewis County, WA.This Modification will allow recreational fires in approved receptacles only. Solid fuel BBQs are permitted. No open burn permits are valid at this time.
Please refer to the Washington State Department of Natural Resources for restrictions applying to outdoor burning conducted on DNR-protected forestlands, which include state parks. The burning of garbage, paper or other refuse is strictly prohibited at all times. You may obtain additional information at www.lewiscountywa.gov/communitydevelopment or by calling the 24
Hour Automated Information Line at 360-740-1133.
Related news: Washington State Fire Wire shared a post on September 21 - WEATHER EVENT - WASHINGTON STATE: NOAA weather projections suggest warmer/drier than normal weather ahead...
In national news: KATU News reported Saturday that 2 pallets of bananas offered free to the Wayne Scott Unit prison actually held $18M in cocaine beneath the fruit. DEA & Customs are investigating.
WSU Lewis County Master Gardeners shared a boast:
Governor proclaims this coming week Washington State University Master Gardener Volunteer Week!
Ethan Siegel, Toledo’s resident astrophysicist answers”why” in this post:
“I understand the sun is a really long distance from the earth, such that the paths photons take that strike the earth are pretty much in parallel. So why, when I see “rays of sunshine”, produced (I assume) by the sun shining through differing cloud densities, are they radial with their point of origin being at the apparent location of the sun in our sky?”
Seen poking through a cloud, trees or other opaque materials, sunbeams are one of the most surprising natural phenomena, ...
MAP Enrichment Programs: Forest School’s indefatigable Annie Jones wrote:
We have room for another child in our little cohort at Wood Sorrel Forest School! One of our families had to make a schedule change and this week their child was accepted into a full-time child care/preschool program (happy for them but sad to say goodbye!) Do you know someone who would love and benefit from a part-time early childhood forest school program for children ages 3-7? Message me for more info!
Not Strictly Toledo: The Lewis County Board of Commissioners meet at 10:00 a.m. each Monday in BOCC Hearing Room – 2nd floor, Historic Courthouse, 351 NW North Street, Chehalis, Washington.
Lewis County Commissioners linked:
BOCC Legislative Agenda for Monday September 24th.
Today: The Toledo Historical Society is a non-profit organization created in 2004 to preserve the historical significance of the town of Toledo, Washington.
Meetings are usually held on the 4th Monday of each month at 4 P. M. except as follows; in May, on the 3rd Monday. In July, August and December, no meetings are held.
Meetings are held at the Greater Toledo Community Library, 241 Cowlitz Street.
New members welcome.
Toledo Girls Soccer declared:
Cowlitz Kayak Tours invites you: Taco Tuesday Sept 25th Cowlitz River Float in Toledo Blue Creek. Hosting a Tuesday Paddle on the Cowlitz River Toledo Section Blue Creek to Downtown Toledo Boat Ramp and Tacos and Drinks at Chimi's afterwards
Kayak Shuttle Bring Your Own Kayak $10
Guided Kayak Tour Includes Kayak Paddle Life Jacket and Shuttle $45 a person
Details at link here.
Tuesday: Vision:Toledo Arts, Rec & Events
6:30 PM at Morgan Arts Centre
AGENDA for Tuesday, September 25, 2018
a. Library -- Pat Caldwell via email:
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
a. State Grant Update -- Mayor Dobosh
b. Maintenance Bldg Murals -- Mike Morgan
c. New THS -- Sheila Richardson
a. Walk in the Park --
b. Camp Singing Wind -- Brian Dennis
Vision:Toledo is also on Facebook.
Toledo High School reminder: September 25th is National Register To Vote Day, forms available in the office. If you will be 18 before November 6th, 2018 you can register to vote.
Toledo High School Sports: September 2018
FOOTBALL Sept 24 JV @ Adna 6:00 bus @ 4:30
Sept 28 vs Toutle Lake JV Oct 1@ Toutle Lake bus@ 4:40 game @ 6:00
Oct 5 @ Kalama bus @4:15 JV Oct 8 vs. Kalama 6:00
Oct 12 @ Wahkiakum bus @ 3:30 Oct 8 vs. Kalama 6:00
Oct 19 vs. Winlock JV Oct 22 @ Winlock bus @ 4:45
Oct 26th @ Mossyrock bus @ 4:20
Nov 2nd Crossover game TBD
Sept 24 @ Winlock 6:00 bus@ 4:45
Sept 26 vs. Winlock 6:00
Sept 29 @ Ocosta 2:00 bus @11:00am
Oct 1 @ Toutle Lake 6:00 bus @ 4:40
Oct 3 vs. Onalaska 6:00
Oct 8 @ Life Christian 6:00 bus @ 3:30
Oct 10 vs. Adna 6:00
Sept 25 vs. Winlock
Sept 27 vs. Napavine
Sept 29 @ RA Long TBD
Oct 2 @ MWP bus @ 4:15
Oct 4 vs. Toutle Lake
Oct 9 @ Mossyrock bus @ 4:40
Oct 11 vs. Wahkiakum
Sept 25 @ Lewis & Clark State Park bus @ 2:10
Sept 29 @ Toutle Lake bus@ 10:30
Oct. 2 @ Rainier bus @ 1:45
Oct 7 @Harvest Classic Longview bus @ 6:45 am
Oct 9 @ Adna bus @ 1:45
Oct 18 League Meet @ Rainier bus @ 1:45
Oct 27 District @ Onalaska bus @ 8:30 am
Nov 3 State in Pasco
!!!! GO INDIANS !!!!
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
September 28-30: Camp Singing Wind Hosts 11th Permaculture Convergence
October 13: Camp Singing Wind Hosts Goat Rendezvous
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
Airnow.gov shares State Air Quality Resources
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