Eatonville School District: A message from the superintendent
I am grateful to be a member of the Eatonville School District and Community. The unwavering support from this community for our students and staff members has been overwhelming. The dedication of our staff members to students and families has, likewise, been so impressive! Our students are receiving a quality education and we are improving all the time. Thank you.
Vikings destroy Eagles for first win
The Mossyrock girls basketball team got its first win of the season in the most dominant of fashions Thursday, blowing out Three Rivers Christian 73-4. “We played really well as a
Toledo High School first trimester honor roll
Following are members of Toledo High School’s first trimester principal’s list, honor roll and honorable mention list. Students are listed in alphabetical order. 12th grade
Sweet Tomatoes Learning Center offers multi-age, hands-on schooling option in Lewis County
It was still cold and wet outside from recent rainfall when the five students of Sweet Tomatoes Learning Center in Chehalis prepared for their daily morning nature walk on Wednesday, Dec. 6, but that ...
Lewis County commissioners adopt 2024 budget over objection from Pollock
Much like a rising tide raises all boats, inflation and uncertain budget outlooks leave no one, including governments, unscathed. Higher costs, including at the Lewis County Jail, have led Lewis
Letter to the editor: Proposed hydrogen project is a bad deal for taxpayers
Has Richard DeBolt’s Economic Alliance of Lewis County placed a “for sale cheap” sign on Lewis County and its tax and electric ratepayers? DeBolt’s Alliance supports
Man charged with assault, DUI after November 2022 crash near Mossyrock
A man accused of causing a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 12 near Mossyrock in November 2022 that severely injured three people pleaded not guilty to vehicular assault and DUI charges in Lewis
Flood Warning issued for Newaukum, Cowlitz, Chehalis rivers; China Creek nears flood stage
CENTRALIA — It’s just before 1 p.m. Tuesday, and the National Weather Service has issued Flood Warnings for parts of the Chehalis, Newaukum and Cowlitz rivers. The warning is set to stay in place through Thursday afternoon. Water levels are expected to inundate roadways and fields near the...
Chehalis woman accused of stealing about $59,000 from employer
A Chehalis woman convicted last month for stealing $3,380 from Walmart while she was employed there between June and August is now facing new charges in Lewis County Superior Court for allegedly
Kelly sets MWP scoring record in win over Vikings
The Morton-White Pass boys basketball team earned its first win of the season on Friday with an 83-56 win over Willapa Valley. Judah Kelly was unstoppable, as he set a new MWP singe-game record ...
Experienced Brothers Open Rock Creek LLC Plumbing and Water Systems Company for Homes and Businesses in Thurston, Lewis and Cowlitz Counties
Brothers Rand and Jade Koskiniemi launched Rock Creek LLC this year to offer their combined decades of experience in general and specialty plumbing services to homes and businesses in Thurston, Lewis and Cowlitz counties. Rand has been working as a plumber since he was 16, when he helped at a relative’s business.
Twin Cities Christmas Chorale performing free concert later this month
’Tis the season for caroling, and those wishing to hear festive Christmas songs now have a new free concert they will be able to attend. Beginning at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 17, all
2 Westside Wildlife Crossing Projects Receive Federal Funding
A pair of Western Washington critter crossing projects have received federal grants, the US Department of Transportation announced today. Both are focused on elk in the lowlands and reducing vehicular collisions with wildlife, with funding going to local tribes. In northern Puget Sound, the Stillaguamish Tribe is set to receive...
Lewis County PUD workers donate $3,000 to Lewis County Food Bank Coalition
Employees of the Lewis County Public Utility District (PUD) have donated $3,000 to the Lewis County Food Bank Coalition, according to a news release. PUD workers collaborated to raise the money through donations and fundraising. The money was presented to the food bank coalition on Monday, Dec. 4. “Every $1...
Record rain causes flooding, road closures across Thurston County into Wednesday
The Chehalis River near Grand Mound crossed into minor flood stage Tuesday evening.
Today the gas price is close to $4.44 in Toledo as of 2023-12-08. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.185, a week ago the price is $3.248 , according to AAA.
Riverhawks grind out non-league win
Things weren’t the prettiest the whole afternoon, but the Toledo boys basketball team got the job done Saturday, downing Mount Vernon Christian 59-42 in a non-league matchup. The
Strong start for Eatonville Lady Cruiser Basketball with back-to-back victories
In their season opener, the Eatonville Cruisers triumphed over the Morton-White Pass Timberwolves with a final score of 69-59. The Cruisers set the tone early, establishing an 18-8 lead after the first quarter and extending it to an 18-point advantage at its peak. Although the Timberwolves managed to narrow the...
Local Agencies in Southwest Washington to Host Winter Weather Preparedness Event this Thursday
Southwest Washington agencies will host a winter weather preparedness event on Thursday, December 7, at 11 a.m. The event will be at the City of Vancouver’s Operations Center at 4711 East 4th Plain Blvd. Representatives from the Washington State Department of Transportation, Clark County, City of Vancouver, and C-TRAN will discuss safe travel during winter weather.
Freshman spark Pirates to big win in C2BL opener
That the Adna boys basketball team shot the lights out in a 78-37 win over Onalaska to open league play Thursday evening at home isn’t exactly a shocker. But which Pirates in particular