- NWS: Forecast - Rain
- Good News Monday: 23YO Wins Top Prize For 4-Hour Bamboo House
- WSDOT: Artist In Residence (AIR) Call For Applicants
- FDA: Warning About Supplements Containing Tianeptine
- Not Strictly Toledo: Lewis County BOCC
- Today: Historical Society Meets, Scarf Dying, Adult Spanish Class, TMS Concert
- Tuesday: Early School Dismissal, Vision:Toledo A.R.E.
- Toledo High School Sports: November 2018
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
- Social Media Update: Why The Other Toledo Is Absent From Facebook
See him next at Santa’s Workshop December 9 at Morgan Arts Centre
National Weather Service forecast: Rain.
Last update: Friday, Nov. 16, 2018
SR 410/Chinook Pass and SR 123/Cayuse Pass closed for the winter at 8 a.m. Tuesday, November 20, 2018.
SkiWhitePass offers real time weather cams including SR 12 mountain pass conditions.
SkiWhitePass also invites you to support White Pass Volunteer Ski Patrol December 1 at the Annual Brews Brats & Boards.
Good News Monday:
WSDOT: Washington State Department of Transportation to be the first statewide agency to host an artist-in-residence
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 09:24
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Washington State will become the first state to embed an artist in a statewide agency, bringing a creative approach to advancing the agency’s goals like improving safety, reducing congestion, promoting economic vitality, supporting multimodal in transportation systems and creating healthier communities.
Nov. 20, 2018 — An artist-in-residence will spend a year working with the Washington State Department of Transportation to help develop new ways to achieve agency goals through a first-of-its-kind program created by ArtPlace America and Transportation for America, a program of Smart Growth America. WSDOT will be the first state agency in the country to pilot an artist-in-residence program.
Recognized as a tool for pioneering innovative and creative solutions, artist-in-residence programs have been piloted across the nation in municipal governmental agencies, including the Los Angeles and Seattle DOTs, but never before at a statewide agency.
Several organizations collaborated on the artist-in-residence program. ArtPlace America is providing a $125,000 grant for the program, including a $40,000 stipend for the selected artist and $25,000 for a final project(s) the artist and staff develop. Transportation for America (T4A) will administer both the funds and the overall program, including providing staff and consulting assistance. The State Smart Transportation Initiative (SSTI) will also provide staff support. Both T4A and SSTI are programs of Smart Growth America. WSDOT will supply in-kind contributions consisting of work space for the selected artist and staff time for agency workers to collaborate on the groundbreaking new program.
Date issued: November 20, 2018
Application deadline: January 7, 2019
Interested artists can learn more about the position and apply for consideration here: https://smartgrowthamerica.org/program/arts-culture/wsdot-air/.
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FDA: FDA warns marketers of products labeled as dietary supplements that contain tianeptine for making unproven claims to treat serious conditions, including opioid use disorder
For Immediate Release
November 20, 2018
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today posted warning letters issued to two companies for the illegal marketing of products labeled as dietary supplements that contain tianeptine, a chemical compound that companies are illegally claiming treats opioid use disorder (OUD), pain and anxiety, and other unlawful and unproven claims. These actions follow reports to the FDA of serious adverse events associated with the use of products containing tianeptine...
Dietary supplements containing tianeptine are adulterated under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act because tianeptine is an unsafe food additive and should not be present in dietary supplements. The FDA has not approved tianeptine for any use...
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned in August that clinical effects of tianeptine abuse and withdrawal can mimic opioid toxicity and withdrawal. The CDC also reported there has been a rise in tianeptine exposure calls to U.S. poison control centers during 2014–2017, suggesting a possible emerging public health risk.
Full release here.
Not Strictly Toledo: Lewis County BOCC
The Lewis County Commissioners meet at 10:00 a.m. each Monday in BOCC Hearing Room – 2nd floor, Historic Courthouse, 351 NW North Street, Chehalis, Washington. A chair is elected annually to preside over these meetings. The current chair is Bill Schulte. The Commissioners also serve as the Board for the Lewis County Health Board, current chair is Gary Stamper; also the Lewis County Solid Waste Disposal District #1, Edna J. Fund is the current chair.
Lewis County Commissioners linked:
BOCC Legislative Agenda for Monday November 26, 2018.
- Historical Society meets 4 PM @ Toledo Community Library
- Adult Spanish 6:30 PM @ Camp Singing Wind
- Toledo Middle School Concert 7 PM
- Morgan Arts Centre Hosts Scarf Dying Workshop
- Toledo Schools Early Dismissal ** End of 1st Trimester
- Vision:Toledo Arts, Rec & Events 6:30 PM @ Morgan Arts Centre
vision:TOLEDO ARTS, RECREATION, & EVENTS
6:30 at Morgan Arts Centre
AGENDA for Tuesday, November 27, 2018
a. Library -- Pat Caldwell
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 Welcome Signs -- Joh Jones
a. Beautification Grant Update -- Joh Jones
b. New Toledo High School Bond -- Chris Rust
c. Economic Development Downtown -- Paula Burrows
d. Surveys -- Mike Morgan
e. Like This Idea -- Mike Morgan
Upcoming v:T Events
a. Winterfest -- Mike Morgan
b. Lighting Downtown (Dec. 1) -- Mayor Dobosh
c. Giant Cheese Ball Drop (Dec. 31) -- Mike Morgan
a. Camp Singing Wind -- Brian Dennis
b. Gallery 505 -- Di Morgan
c. Cowlitz Prairie Grange -- Tom Boone
Toledo High School Sports: November 2018
**Nov 28th JV vs Colombia Adventist 5:00/6:15 cancelled (rescheduled 12/17/18)**
Nov 30th @ Friday Harbor Tip Off Classic
Nov 27th @ Ocosta
**Nov 28th JV vs Colombia Adventist 7:30 cancelled (rescheduled 12/17/18)**
!!!! GO INDIANS !!!!
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
Winterfest in Toledo is underway!
Holiday Gifts Under $100 (all local artisans) Nov 29 - Dec 23 Art Gallery 505 (864-ARTZ)
Walk N Knock (annual food drive for the Food Bank) December 1 10 am Toledo Food Bank
Toledo Senior Center Bazaar Dec. 1 9 - 3 pm Toledo High School Commons
Book and Bake Sale (Library fundraiser) Dec. 1 10 - 5 pm Toledo Library (864-4247)
Christmas Tree Lighting (Everyone is Invited) Dec. 1 5 pm Toledo Boat Launch
December 4: Toledo High School Hosts FCCLA Dine-In Dinner
December 10: Toledo High School Hosts Coffee House Revival 7 PM
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