- Weather Outlook: Stormy Weather To Return Wednesday Evening
- School District: Regular Schedule Today, Holiday Break Begins Dec 20
- Toledo Middle School: Principal’s List Social In Photos
- WA State ATG: Google, Facebook To Pay State $400K In Campaign Finance Cases
- Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz: Working Beyond Borders On Climate
- WSP: Reflecting On Fatal Amtrak Derailment One Year Ago
- You Can’t Make This Stuff Up: Police Arrest Man Trying To Barter Marijuana At McD’s
- Not Strictly Toledo: Hazo Hut & Swap Shack, The Chip Guy
- Today: Library Letters To Santa Deadline, Final Week Gallery 505
- Tonight: New THS Design Committee, Yoga in Toledo!
- Toledo High School Sports: December 2018
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
US National Weather Service Seattle Washington shows:
Showers linger through Wednesday. Our next storm system arrives Wednesday night - Thursday with another round of breezy to gusty winds! Stay tuned for more details over the next day or so!
Accuweather posted: Powerful storms to hammer West Coast, disrupt holiday travel into next week
Expect more storms with heavy rain, heavy mountain snow and rough seas to lash the West Coast of the United States into Christmas Day.
The main focus of the storms has been and will continue to be the Northwest into this weekend.
The cumulative effect of the storm train from Washington to Northern California will keep the risk of mudslides and flash flooding elevated, while the potential for avalanches in the Cascades and Olympics continues.
Toledo School District update:
Toledo Schools will be on regular schedule (Wednesday) and then dismiss for the holiday. We'll return on January 3 on regular schedule. The district office will be open through the 21st and then closed until January 3. On behalf of all of us at Toledo Schools, we wish you and your family all the blessings of the season and safe travels wherever your celebrations take you.
Toledo Middle School boasted:
Principal’s List Social
WA State Office Of The Attorney General: Google, Facebook to pay more than $400k to Washington state in campaign finance cases
Both are in the top 10 largest campaign finance recoveries in Washington state history
Dec 18 2018
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that Google will pay $217,000 and Facebook will pay $238,000 over allegations the companies failed to maintain legally required information for Washington state political advertising placed on their online platforms since 2013.
“Whether you are a small-town newspaper or a large corporation, Washington’s political advertising disclosure laws apply to everyone,” Ferguson said.
Click here to read the full news release...
Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz announced:
(Tuesday) along with California Natural Resources Secretary John Laird and British Columbia Minister of Forests Doug Donaldson, we pledged to share information and work jointly to improve forest resilience and better understand how forests are responding to climatic changes.
The impacts of climate change don’t stop at state or national boundaries, and neither can our work. The shared challenges we face are real and imminent. This agreement lays the groundwork for quick and effective solutions that will make all of our communities, lands and waters more resilient in the face of a changing climate. bit.ly/MOUTemperateForests
Washington State Patrol: Reflecting On Fatal Amtrak Derailment One Year Ago
Exactly one year ago (Tuesday), our lives as a community were changed forever. Below is the letter we wrote to all those affected by the Amtrak train derailment on the day I-5 was re-opened.
365 days later, our thoughts from this letter are still true: "We want to send our deepest sympathy to all those affected by this tragic incident. It is heartbreaking when a major, and especially fatal, incident like this occurs. Please know that our hearts ache with you and we are keeping you in our thoughts. We would also like to extend our gratitude to all the first responders, partner agencies, and citizens who immediately jumped into action."
You Can’t Make This Stuff Up: Port St. Lucie Police Department arrests 23 year old man after he tries to barter Marijuana for food at the McDonald's drive-thru
On 12/16/18 at around 2:00 am, PSLPD was called to the McDonald's located in the 3100 block of SW PSL Blvd. The McDonald's worker told police that a man in a Pontiac 4dr drove through the drive-thru of the McDonald's trying to exchange a baggie of Marijuana for food. The McDonald's worker refused and the car drove off...
A short time later the suspect again went through the drive-thru …
Full story here.
Not Strictly Toledo: Lewis County Solid Waste Utility
Hazo Hut and the Swap Shack at the Central Transfer Station in Centralia are open today until 4 p.m. to 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.
Not Strictly Toledo2: 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.
Toledo Community Library open Wednesday til 6 PM, Thursday & Saturday til 5 PM.
Fresh-brewed hot drinks & snacks, new titles on sale racks, current print media, and more.
Art Gallery 505: Gifts Under $100
Noon - 4 p.m. Sundays
Through December 23, 2018
Also on Facebook.
Tonight: New THS Design Committee 6 PM @ Toledo High School
Says Chris Rust: The Design Committee, chaired by Dale Merten will meet again on Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. at THS. The goal of the meeting will be to review the Statements of Qualifications from Construction Management firms. The committee will recommend 2-3 firms to interview with the board. If you'd like to participate in this important work, please contact Dale or come to the meeting on the 19th.
~ from: Toledo Builds A High School
Also Tonight: Yoga In Toledo!
*Cancelled: Toledo Cheesecake Club*
Thursday: Although WDFW announced razor clam dig dates December 20 - 23, you might consider incoming storms and wait this one out.
*Cancelled: Toledo City Planning Commission
Toledo High School Sports: December 2018
December 19th C @ Winlock 5:45 JV vs Woodland 6:30
December 21st @ Ilwaco 4:45/6:00
December 28&29 Central Washington Tournament
December 19th JV vs. Woodland 5:00 Varsity @ Winlock 7:00
December 21st @ Ilwaco 4:45/6:00
December 28 & 29 Central Washington Tournament
December 22nd @ Black Hills 9:00 am
December 28 & 29 Pac Coast Tournament @ Mountain View High School
December 19th @ Tenino Round Robin 1:00/3:00
December 22nd @ Hoquiam Tournament 8:00/10:00
!!!! GO INDIANS !!!!
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
December 23-January 7: Chimis Mexican Restaurant Closed For Remodeling
Fundraiser for Visiting Hooves by Victoria Leona Smith ($623 of $1,000 raised)
Update Monday: Topaz has recovered from her dental work and will be pain free for another 6 months. Elsa is not eating any hard food like rabbit pellets and needs dental care right away. Luna will need her teeth worked on in January. All told, about $1000. per year. These 3 bunnies bring joy to so many people; they deserve only the best care.
December 24: Toledo New Life Candlelight Christmas Eve Celebration
January 1: New Years Day Arctic Polar Bear Paddle @ Silver Lake
January 12: Vision:Toledo High School seeks community-wide input 6PM @ THS
January 30: Library Page Turners Meets January 30 (NO December group)
Winterfest In Toledo 2018 Continues...
December 22: Feliz Navidad Dinner 7 - 10 pm
Chimi’s Mexican Restaurant (360)864-8882
December 24: Christmas Mass and Caroling 5 pm & Midnight
St. Francis Mission (360)864-4126
December 24: Candlelight Services 6 & 7:30 pm
Toledo Baptist Church (360)864-2550
December 27-31: Fireworks Sales (Toledo Lions Club)
Toledo Market Fresh parking lot
December 31: New Years Eve Special Buffet (Bonanza BBQ) 3 - 9 pm
Toledo Event Center (360)864-2277
December 31: New Years Eve Dinner 5 pm - 12:30 am
Donna's Place (360)864-2700
December 31: Giant Cheese Ball Drop at Midnight (vision:Toledo) 11:30 pm
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