- Lyft: The Ride To Vote
- White Pass Ski Area: Local Duo Cross Everest Off Bucket List
- Lewis County Sheriff’s Office: Press Release - IRS Scam Citing Sheriff’s Office
- Toledo School District: XC Girls Earn Top Honors
- Health Corner: Treating Infestations
- Today: Thursday Market
- Friday: Food Bank, Grange Open Mic
- Toledo High School Sports: September 2018
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
Only 3 market days left! Come join us(today) Thursday, September 27th from 3pm to 7pm. Don't miss our fabulous vendors with a special visit from local favorite, Recycled Ranch Relics!
Lyft: The Ride To Vote
Rideshare icon Lyft is promoting The Ride To Vote on November 6, 2018 in a non-partisan effort to eliminate one big reason underserved populations fail to vote - transportation.
They wrote: “It is estimated that over 15 million people were registered but didn’t vote in 2016 because of transportation issues.1 That’s why we’re committed to providing 50% off rides across the country, and free rides to underserved communities that face significant obstacles to transportation.”
Further, between now and Election Day, Lyft will work with Vote.org, TurboVote, Nonprofit Vote & others to get the word out about registering to vote.
In Washington State: Election day is Tuesday, November 6.
- The deadline to register online is Monday, October 8.
- The deadline for registering to vote by mail is Monday, October 8.
- The deadline to register to vote in person is Monday, October 29.
White Pass Ski Area brags:
Our locals are rad... check out the latest blog post!
Everest - It all started with two friends hiking Hogback Mountain and talking about their Bucket Lists. One year later, we were standing at Everest Base Camp, 17,600 feet above sea level, in utter awe of the cold, snowy, and deadly beauty surrounding us.
sciencemag.org confirms it: Your gut is directly connected to your brain, by a newly discovered neuron circuit.
And one more: To nobody’s great surprise - Common weed killer—believed harmless to animals—may be harming bees worldwide.
Research by a Washington State freelance journalist.
WSDA reminder: Come join the Industrial Hemp Association of WA and the WSDA as we present the in's and out's of the WA IHRP program, Farm Act of 2018, basics of growing hemp and current industry statues. There will be a Q&A session and assistance available with applications after the class. Space is limited to 75 people. More classes through out WA will be announced soon. Please RSVP for classes at www.ihempawa.com.
Free Industrial Hemp WA Class - Pierce County, WA
Saturday September 29 @ 1 PM. Held at Elk Plain Grange - Spanaway, Washington
Lewis County Sheriff’s Office warns of recent IRS scam, this time with a twist.
Dakota Robins Music promises: Hey everyone! Want to hear your favorite song covered?
Pm me the song and I will see to it that it's learned, mastered, and posted!
Well, what are you waiting for?
Toledo Community Library posted October’s pick:
Toledo’s unstoppable Annie Jones posted:
We now have a fabulous facilitator for outdoor afterschool program at Camp Singing Wind! We will run this program beginning in October if we can fill 3 more spots! Bussing to the camp from Toledo Schools is available for your child - More...
Health Corner: Treating Infestations
Despite best efforts, kids WILL come home with a little something extra from time to time. Sometimes only your pharmacist or veterinarian has the solution to parasitic visitors, other times home remedies can do the job at far less cost and with fewer side effects.
Ringworm: Highly contagious but responds well to home remedies, this skin condition isn’t actually a worm, but results from a fungus. Yes, those undergoing treatment for ringworm ought to stay home away from others for 24 hours to be safe. Symptoms can linger 2 weeks.
Healthline responds: Most cases of ringworm clear up within two weeks. Read about 6 different DIY concoctions to speed things up a bit. Incubation lasts from about four to 14 days.
Note: Different kinds of animals can transmit ringworm infection to people, particularly kittens and puppies. Although adult dogs and cats often do not show signs of infection, young animals may have hairless, circular or irregularly shaped patches that may or may not itch. Scaling, redness, and crusting are also seen in animals.
Note: medicinenet.com puts one fear to rest - the type of ringworm acquired from pets is not transmitted from human to human, only from animal to human.
Head lice: These parasites are developing resistance to commercial products, as noted in 20 Ways to Kill Head Lice so it’s certainly worth trying. One reader learned one of these home remedies from her mom and uses it with her own family - mayo followed by vinegar.
Q: How long do you leave the mayo in/on?
A: about an hour or longer.
Q: Do you dilute the vinegar?
A: Do not dilute the vinegar. Pour it on the hair straight. It will take the greasiness out of hair and also breaks down the louse shell.
Q: Do you use the special fine-tooth lice comb afterwards?
A: It is better to use a lice comb but not necessary, depending. If the infestation is major, I would recommend using the lice comb.
Fleas: Pardon my bias - though I favor home remedies wherever possible, this is one place where I tend to go all scorched earth and nuclear - in the house, that is.
Stow opened cereal & cookies in the fridge or freezer, bread & paper-bagged anything like rice & flour. Cover aquariums & remove pets & people for several hours.
Air the house thoroughly upon returning, Wipe down kitchen counters and anyplace involved with food. Launder pet beds, blankets & towels including bedspreads frequented by animals.
Eggs can lie dormant seemingly for eons, and carpet shampooing seldom eliminates them. Some swear Borax laundry soap sprinkled on the carpet will dessicate those eggs, but I always think of babes, toddlers and kids playing on the floor - anything with a skin, eye or respiratory warning label is a solid NO.
For critters, flea baths using gentle or baby shampoos plus a drop of Dawn and a flea comb if needed. Pets groom themselves and you don’t want them ingesting toxins. Yes, I know they drink out of the commode and worse, but we’re discussing lethal insecticides here.
*Health Corner Disclaimer: As always, check with your medical practitioner before embarking on lifestyle changes. Health Corner topics are intended to raise questions rather than answer them definitively. Things change. New knowledge arises. Ancient wisdom is revived.
And miracles take place against all odds.
Toledo School District boasted Wednesday:
The Toledo Girls cross country team won the Bob Nolan Classic Race yesterday. This is the first time in almost 15 years that Toledo has had enough girls to compete as a team!
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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