- City Of Toledo: Esther Borte Walk In The Park Names Sponsors
- WA Dept Of Agriculture: Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus 2 (RHDV2) Reported
- Lewis County: Chambers Way Closures Begin Tonight
- Lewis County Solid Waste: Leaf Exchange, Tire Recycling Events
- Not Strictly Toledo: Centralia Transfer Station Construction, Hazo Hut Open
- Today: Senior Lunch Speaker Event, Cheesecake Club Meets
- Thursday: School District, Washington State Joins World Wide ShakeOut
- Toledo High School Sports: October 2018
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
Bateaux Cellars invites:
We have some “pressing” business at the winery this coming weekend. Fermentation should finish in the next few days and we’ll be getting the new wines into tanks and barrels. Come see the purple crew hard at work!
Esther Borte 3rd Annual Walk In The Park
The City of Toledo would like to thank the following sponsors for all of their support with the Esther Borte 3rd Annual Walk In The Park event on September 22, 2018:
Good’s Quarry, Toledo Hardware & Feed, Farmer’s Insurance – Toledo, Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel, Morgan Arts Centre/Gallery 505, Daddy’s Girl Trucking, McFarland Cascade, Sound Placement Services, Starts With A Bang!, ToledoTel, Gee Cee’s, Inc., L & E Bottling Company, Valley View Medical Center, Betty’s Place, Franz Bakery – Centralia, Lyon Tamer Trucking & Excavation, Smart FoodService, Toledo Market Fresh, and Lone Oak Trucking.
This experience would not be possible without the donations and help from businesses like yours and our community. We hope to continue this partnership for years to come. Thank you once again for making it a success this year.
Washington State Department of Agriculture shared:
Soil Health and Organic Farming webinar (today).
Cover Crops: Selection and Management. Focus will be on selecting the best cover crops, mixes, and management methods for soil health, including crop rotations and cropping system biodiversity.
The USDA is reporting rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus 2 (RHDV2) confirmed in a domestic rabbit in Ohio. RHD is a viral disease that can cause sudden death in rabbits.
The disease has not been detected in Washington State, but was detected earlier this year in feral rabbits in British Columbia. You can learn more about this recent case and how to protect your rabbits here: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDAAPHIS/bulletins/2109b9f
Washington State Patrol asks:
Do you drive a commercial vehicle? Know anyone who does? Help us spread the word that the Ridgefield Port of Entry is temporarily closing for repairs. It will close this Friday, Oct. 19, and is expected to re-open in June 2019. See press release for more info. WTA: Washington Trucking Associations Oregon Trucking Associations
Lewis County Commissioners Chambers Way surfacing UPDATE October 15:
UPDATED CLOSURE INFORMATION FROM WSDOT
UPDATE: The 60-hour closure of Chamber Way has been rescheduled to start at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17 due to unforeseen delays in preparatory work necessary in advance of the closure.
CHEHALIS – More than two years after the Chamber Way overpass was damaged by an oversized load, the new bridge structure above Interstate 5 in Chehalis is complete and work to finish the roadway connections is gearing up.
Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 17, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will close Chamber Way between the I-5 ramps. The closure will last for up to 60 hours and will allow crews to complete all grading and paving work to tie in the new bridge with the final roadway alignment. Following the closure, the new Chamber Way overpass will reopen to traffic, providing a wider structure with improved sidewalk facilities and a higher vertical clearance.
“The extended closure of Chamber Way eliminates three weeks of staged construction, significantly reducing overall traffic impacts prior to the start of the holiday season,” said WSDOT project engineer Susan Fell. “We understand that the closure will affect all users of this well-traveled overpass and we are doing our best to minimize impacts to the community and traveling public.”
In addition to avoiding several weeks of staged construction, consolidating the work into a 60-hour extended closure also increases the odds that weather-dependent work such as paving can be completed this season.
Signed detours will guide travelers through the area during the closure. People who use the sidewalk will be able to cross I-5 using the new bridge during the closure.
Closure and detour information:
- Wednesday, Oct. 17 to the morning of Saturday, Oct. 20: Chamber Way will close between the I-5 ramps from 7 p.m. Oct. 15 to 7 a.m. Oct. 18.
- Wednesday, Oct. 17 to the morning of Thursday, Oct. 18: The northbound I-5 off-ramp to Chamber Way will close from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for paving.
- Friday, Oct. 19 to the morning of Saturday, October 20: The northbound I-5 off-ramp to Chamber Way will close from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for paving.
Toledo’s irrepressible Annie Jones declares:
Looking for work? Toledo School District is hiring - I can vouch for this being a great district to work for.
Toledo School District posted:
We're hiring for the following positions:
Para Educator Level II
Spring Athletic Event Manager
School Bus Monitor
Substitute Bus Driver
Assistant Coach Fastpitch
If you're interested in joining our team, go to https://toledoschools.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
Not Strictly Toledo: Will The Chip Guy open the warehouse today?
Check for updates. Typically open most Wednesdays & Saturdays, occasionally spontaneously for special distros, so check often!
Not Strictly Toledo2: Lewis County Solid Waste Utility reminder:
Hazo Hut and Swap Shack at the transfer station in Centralia are open today from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Mark Your Calendars:
FCCLA Early Alert:
Today: Free Lunch for Toledo Seniors 12 noon to 1 PM Wednesday, October 17 hosted by Vision:TOLEDO & sponsored by ToledoTel.
Dale Merten will talk about the Toledo school bond, and Diane from Lewis County will talk about the senior tax exemption.
Please RSVP* with the Senior Center by calling 360-864-2112.
Check out this FB video link in which DeBolt describes why this bond is different.
*RSVP = Reservations; helps determine how many tables to set up.
Tonight: Toledo Cheesecake Club meets 6:30 PM at Camp Singing Wind.
October Theme: Savory Cheesecakes!
This was such a success last year that we're doing it again! Savory cheesecakes rock!
Thursday: US National Weather Service Seattle Washington says:
Do you know what to do when an earthquake hits? Practice along with millions during the Great Shakeout this Thursday at 10:18 am. More info here: shakeout.org
Toledo School District will be participating as well.
Toledo High School Sports: October 2018
Oct 19 vs. Winlock
JV Oct 22 @ Winlock bus @ 4:45
Oct 26th @ Mossyrock bus @ 4:20
Nov 1st Crossover game TBD
Nov 9th & 16th Playoffs
Nov 23rd Semi Finals
Nov 30th Finals
Oct 17 @ Kalama bus
Oct 27-30 Soccer Playoffs
Nov 1 State
Oct 18 vs. Onalaska
Oct 22 @ Kalama bus @ 4:35
Oct 27 Districts
Nov 1 Districts
Nov 3 Districts
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
FYI: The deadline to register to vote in person is Monday, October 29
In Washington State: Election day is Tuesday, November 6.
October 20: Nineteenth Annual Pow Wow Honoring The Spirit Of All Cowlitz People
October 27: TES PTO Annual Harvest Festival
October 27: Donna’s Place Hosts Comedy Show FCCLA Fundraiser
October 27: Camp Singing Wind Halloween Costume Party!
November 3: Fiber Workshop @ Morgan Arts Centre
November 6: Election Day
November 10: THS Class of 2021 Fundraiser selling Lucky Eagle Casino Bus Spots
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