- Citizens For Great Toledo Schools: School Bond Garners 73%
- USDA: No-Till November Continues
- WDFW: WDFW Approves Four-Day Razor Clam Dig
- LCSO Press Release: Shop With A Cop Event
- Featured Post: America No Longer Attracting Top Minds In Physics
- Toledo School District: Board Meeting Schedule Changed
- Not Strictly Toledo: The Chip Guy, Hazo Hut & Swap Shack
- Today: ALICE Training, Yoga Group Meets
- Thursday: Fire Department Paint Night Event
- Toledo High School Sports: November 2018
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
Dustin Guy in Seattle caught a hint of earthshine on the old moon on the morning of November 6, 2018. See all the greatest pics from EarthSky watchers all across the globe.
Citizens for Great Toledo Schools declared:
We did it!!! Thank you!! 73% #ToledoProud
Toledo School District added:
Thank you to Toledo voters for endorsing the bond measure. Thanks also to Rep DeBolt, Rep Orcutt and Rep Tharinger for their bipartisan support of a grant to build a new high school. Finally, thanks to Citizens For Great Toledo Schools for getting the message out about this opportunity. A new Toledo High School is in our future.
Lewis County Tribune wraps it up:
Thanks for voting! See the results of the Nov. 6, 2018 General Election at the Lewis County Auditor's election page: http://results.vote.wa.gov/results/current/lewis/
US Department of Agriculture asks:
Thinking about parking the plow for good this year?
This new FarmersGov post shares 5 tips on how you can go from no-till-curious to a no-till farmer.
No.2 Don’t forget about cover crops. If you’re starting with a highly-compacted field, use cover crop species that are meant to break up compaction. Daikon radish is often one great option.
Full story here.
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife: Press Release
WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091
November 02, 2018
Contact: Dan Ayres, (360) 249-4628
WDFW approves four-day razor clam dig beginning Nov. 8
OLYMPIA – Razor clam diggers can return to various ocean beaches for a four-day opening beginning Nov. 8.
State shellfish managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the dig on evening low tides after marine toxin tests showed the clams are safe to eat. No digging will be allowed on any beach before noon.
The upcoming dig is approved on the following beaches, dates, and evening low tides:
- Nov. 8, Thursday, 6:57 p.m.; -0.8 feet; Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
- Nov. 9, Friday, 7:36 p.m.; -0.7 feet; Twin Harbors, Copalis
- Nov. 10, Saturday, 8:15 p.m.; -0.4 feet; Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
- Nov. 11, Sunday, 8:56 p.m.; 0.0 feet; Twin Harbors, Copalis
Dan Ayres, WDFW coastal shellfish manager, recommends that diggers hit the beach about an hour or two before low tide for the best results.
Diggers want to be sure to come prepared with good lighting devices and always keep an eye on the surf, particularly in the fall when the best low tides come after dark, he added.
WDFW has tentatively scheduled another dig for Nov. 22-25, pending results of future toxin tests. More information on planned digs can be found on WDFW's razor clam webpage at https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/shellfish/razorclams/.
All diggers age 15 or older must have an applicable 2018-19 fishing license to harvest razor clams on any beach. Licenses, ranging from a three-day razor clam license to an annual combination fishing license, are available on WDFW's website at https://fishhunt.dfw.wa.gov and from license vendors around the state.
Under state law, diggers at open beaches can take 15 razor clams per day and are required to keep the first 15 they dig. Each digger's clams must be kept in a separate container.
Lewis County Sheriff’s Office: Press Release
Featured Post: Ethan Siegel - America Is No Longer Attracting The Top Minds In Physics
“We find ourselves, today, at the very beginning of what could be the end of America’s greatness in the realm of scientific research and education. Science has always been touted as the great equalizer: the scientific truths underlying our Universe know no borders and do not discriminate based on race, gender, or religion. We still have time to reverse this trend, and to welcome the brightest minds the world has to offer into our country.
But if we fail to do so, that intellectual capital will thrive elsewhere, leaving America behind. If we do not change course, “America First” will be the downfall of scientific greatness in our country.”
In the decades leading up to 1933, Germany was second-to-none in the fields of physics and mathematics. Yet all of that shifted extremely quickly. In April of 1933, Germany terminated the ability of Jews to engage in public service; over the coming months, 18 mathematicians were removed from their position at the University of Göttingen alone. When the minister of education asked David Hilbert, the pre-eminent mathematician there, how things were now that the jewish influence had been removed, the sober response was simply, “There is no mathematics in Göttingen anymore.” We are witnessing an unprecedented drop in international students applying to physics in the United States, and politics are to blame.
If we don’t do something to reverse course, the scientific greatness we’ve taken for granted in our country will come to a screeching halt. It’s already happening.
Ethan Siegel is Senior Contributor at Forbes.com, founder of Starts With A Bang, author of 2 non-fiction works, and Toledo resident.
Toledo School District shared:
Top dressing and reseeding the stadium field. Getting ready for spring!
Toledo School District Board Meeting Change:
Common Ground Toledo ISO* volunteers to spruce up the Honor Garden at the Wall of Honor for Veterans Day. Contact Brian at (310)741-1965 or firstname.lastname@example.org
*In Search Of
Toledo Community Library Reminder: New Hours!
Open Wednesday til 6 PM, Thursday & Saturday til 5 PM.
Same smiling faces, same fresh-brewed hot drinks & snacks, NEW titles on sale racks.
Order up any non-fiction title at the TImberland Regional Library kiosk for November Page Turners book discussion November 28th, score some late garden seeds at the Seed Library, print off all your stuff a rock-bottom rates, catch up on your favorite news in print.
Best rainy day retreat in Toledo.
Tell Charlie I sent you.
Gallery 505 Artists Coop November Theme: FAMILIES
Featuring handcrafted and unique works by local artisans across a range of media, perfect for one-of-a-kind gifts and inspired decor. Skip the crowds and find something for everyone on your list - including yourself.
Open 1 - 5 PM Wednesday to Saturday through November 24.
Also on Facebook.
Not Strictly Toledo: The Chip Guy
Lewis County’s premier gleaning resource, reducing waste while distributing surplus produce, soft drinks, bread - and chips. There’s no telling what finds you’ll net. Drop your donation in the big jar to help cover fuel & expenses, bring your own bags & recycle your extras, and score seasonal & year-round favorites.
Read the FAQ page, check to see if a distro is scheduled, and head over to the warehouse.
Richard The Chip Guy says: Be kind to the volunteers, listen to the traffic guy, don’t show up early and don’t park at the neighboring homes across the street. Share.
Not Strictly Toledo2: Lewis County Solid Waste Utility
Hazo Hut and the Swap Shack at the Central Transfer Station in Centralia are open today from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Hazo Hut will accept your leftover or unwanted household hazardous waste and burned out fluorescent lights. The Swap Shack is the place you can pick up good re-usable paint or cleaning products. Both facilities are open every Wednesday and the first and third Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Mark Your Calendar:
Today: In the month of November all students in Toledo School District will be trained, at an age appropriate level, by a certified ALICE instructor.
The middle school will train today, November 7th.
Please note, any ALICE drills that are done within the district will always be announced as drills. If you’d like additional information on this training please contact the school principal.
Next up: The elementary school will train on November 8th.
The high school will train on November 15th.
Tonight: Yoga @ Camp Singing Wind
Annie Jones posted:
Yoga! At Camp Singing Wind
Wednesdays @ 6:00 pm
($5-10 suggested donation)
Are you coming? Danielle would like to get a general headcount. Please comment here. Hope to see you there!
*Got my mat & towel. Ready to go. I’ll be there to make everyone else look good.
Thursday: Lewis County Fire District #2 Toledo hosts: Paint Night
Toledo Fire District 2 is hosting a paint night 6pm Thursday, November 8.
$25.00 per person. Family friendly ages 10 and up. Space is limited and you must pre-register. Contact Kim Satcher to register. All proceeds go to the Toledo Volunteer Firefighters Association!
Toledo High School Sports: November 2018
Nov 10th & 16th Playoffs TBA
Nov 23rd Semi Finals
Nov 30th Finals
Nov 28th JV vs Colombia Adventist 5:00/6:15
Nov 30th @ Friday Harbor Tip Off Classic
Nov 27th @ Ocosta
Nov 28th JV vs Colombia Adventist 7:30
!!!! GO INDIANS !!!!
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
NEW!! November 15: Camp Singing Wind Hosts 2019 Thursday Market Planning Meeting
NEW!! November 17-18: Morgan Arts Centre Hosts Holiday Artists’ Market
NEW!! November 26: Morgan Arts Centre Hosts Scarf Dying Workshop
Postponed - Date TBA: Toledo High School Hosts FCCLA Lip Sync Contest
November 8 - 10: LCSW & WSU Extension Host Free Tire Recycle - Winlock
November 8: Lewis County Fire District #2 Hosts Paint Night
November 10: Veterans Day Breakfast @ Toledo Senior Center
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 16: Toledo Lions Club Hosts Annual Turkey Bingo
November 17: Toledo Food Bank Kid’s Shopping Event & Santa Visit
November 17: Thanksgiving Banquet @ Toledo Senior Center
November 17: Toledo Lioness Club Acrylic Dirty Pour/Flip @ Donna’s Place
November 29 - December 1: LCSW & WSU Host Free Tire Recycle - Mossyrock
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