- USDA Forest Service: $8 Million To Expand Wood Markets In US
- USGS: Top 5 High Threat US Volcanoes Include St Helens, Rainier, Baker
- FBI: Suspicious Packages Alert
- Thurston County Sheriff: Missing Person Bulletin
- Not Strictly Toledo: Advanced Composting Registration Deadline
- Today: Food Bank, Grange Music Night
- Weekend Outlook: Harvest Fest, Comedy Show, Costume Party, Night Of Magic
- And Beyond: Monday Last Day To Register To Vote
- Toledo High School Sports: October 2018
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
EarthSky posted: Hunters Moon 2018
Photos from the EarthSky Community of the glorious full Hunter’s Moon in the October night sky. (My favorite: the lantern pic.)
U.S. Department of Agriculture News Release:
U.S.D.A. Forest Service announces $8 million to expand wood products and wood energy markets in the US
Applications may be submitted through January 23, 2019
OCTOBER 24, 2018 AT 11:00 AM EDT - The U.S.D.A. Forest Service invites grant applications for projects that expand wood product and wood energy markets, reduce wildfire risk, and improve forest health. Applications will be accepted through Jan. 23, 2019.
Grants provided through the agency’s Wood Innovations Program simultaneously boost local economies while helping make communities safer through the reduction of hazardous fuels on the landscape.
U.S. Department of Agriculture issued: USDA 2019 Agricultural Outlook Forum
Release No. 0228.18
Contact: USDA Press
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2018 – Early bird registration is now open for the 95th annual Agricultural Outlook Forum (AOF), the largest annual meeting of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This two-day event will take place on Feb. 21-22, 2019, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Va.
This year’s forum, which is being held under the theme “Growing Locally, Selling Globally,” highlights current issues and trends affecting agricultural production and global markets.
Future Leaders in Agriculture Program
The USDA Future Leaders in Agriculture Program selects 30 undergraduate and graduate students in agriculture-related studies for a weeklong trip to Washington, D.C. During their visit, students take part in a USDA briefing, discuss career opportunities with agriculture leaders in academia, government, and industry, attend the forum, and tour the nation’s capital. Winners receive free registration, transportation, and lodging. Apply today (PDF, 109 KB) for this real-world training experience in agribusiness, scientific research, and agricultural policy.
Full Press Release at this link
Washington State Department of Natural Resources shared:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) updated its threat assessment for volcanoes. Mount St. Helens, Mount Rainier, Mount Baker, and Glacier Peak all topped the “high threat” list — with Helens and Rainier landing in the top five.
Find maps here: bit.ly/GeologicHazards
FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation warns:
More information at: https://www.fbi.gov/…/…/investigation-of-suspicious-packages
Washington State Department of Health posted:
Find out if your community is at higher risk for lead exposure with our Information by Location (IBL) mapping tool. #LeadFreeKids #NLPPW2018
Thurston County-Sheriff Missing Person Bulletin:
Not Strictly Toledo: Lewis County Solid Waste Utility deadline for registration October 26
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Today: Toledo Food Bank Hours: open 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. second & fourth Fridays behind City Hall, except for Holiday scheduling November & December. BYOB - Bring Your Own Boxes.
Toledo Annual Walk N’ Knock December 1 begins 10 AM. A few spots remain for event volunteers to help out with logistics in the warehouse on this day.
Holiday Schedule for November & December 2018:
- November 2 (Friday)
- November 19 (Monday)
- December 14 ( Friday)
- December 21 (Friday)
*ISO gift donations for kids to put under the tree for their parents/grandparents/caregivers.
Tip: gift certificates from local businesses or gift cards from your local Market Fresh IGA support local merchants - a double win! And tax-deductible.
Gift donations may be dropped at City Hall during business hours.
Tonight: Courage To Change Al-Anon AFG Meets 7 p.m. Fridays at Toledo Presbyterian Church, 312 Augustus
October 27: TES PTO Annual Harvest Festival
October 27: Donna’s Place Hosts Comedy Show FCCLA Fundraiser
October 27: Lewis County Seniors Presents A Night of Magic
October 27: Camp Singing Wind Halloween Costume Party!
And Beyond: Deadline to register to vote in person is Monday, October 29.
In Washington State: Election day is Tuesday, November 6.
Toledo High School Sports: October/November 2018
Oct 26th @ Mossyrock bus @ 4:20
Nov 1st Crossover game TBD
Nov 9th & 16th Playoffs
Nov 23rd Semi Finals
Nov 30th Finals
Oct 27-30 Soccer Playoffs
Nov 1 State
Oct 27 Districts
Nov 1 Districts
Nov 3 Districts
Oct 27 District @ Onalaska bus @ 8:30 am
Nov 3 State in Pasco
!!!! GO INDIANS !!!!
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
NEW!! November 17: Toledo Lioness Club Acrylic Dirty Pour/Flip @ Donna’s Place
November 3: Fiber Workshop @ Morgan Arts Centre
November 6: Election Day
November 8 - 10: LCSW & WSU Extension Host Free Tire Recycle - Winlock
November 10: THS Class of 2021 Fundraiser selling Lucky Eagle Casino Bus Spots
November 10: Toledo Presbyterian Hosts Annual Veterans Day Bake Sale
November 10: Lewis County Seniors Host A Night Of Magic
November 11: Veterans Day Ceremony @ Toledo Wall of Honor
November 13: Toledo High School Hosts FCCLA Lip Sync Contest
November 29 - December 1: LCSW & WSU Host Free Tire Recycle - Mossyrock
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