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Hwy 101 accident

July 9 at approximately 1:53 p.m. Raymond Fire Department, South Bend Fire Department, and Washington State Patrol responded to a two-vehicle motor vehicle accident on US 101 at Giles Lane. One person was transported to Willapa Harbor Hospital by Raymond Fire. Their condition and/or injuries is unknown.

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Raymond officer resigns

Raymond Police Officer Sean Jarvis has resigned in lieu of termination after being on paid leave for the past several months due to an internal and external investigation into accusations of misconduct and violation of department codes.

Word quickly spread around the community of scandal in connection with several allegations of Misconduct and Conduct Unbecoming of a Police Officer against Jarvis. "The bulk of the allegations against him have been rumors," Raymond Police Chief Chuck Spoor stated. "Not much of the claims were found to be very accurate and only one accusation was found to be truthful."

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Lemay to take over South Bend garbage

The City of South Bend is in the process of having Lemay take over the garbage service in South Bend. A final proposal from Lemay is expected prior to the July 23 council meeting with the council and mayor expected to review in time for the meeting.

Lemay will pay full price for the city's recently purchased automated garbage truck that is valued at around $211,000. The city was able to secure a loan and a USDA grant of $67,000 to purchase the truck earlier this year. The city will be able to pay off the remaining balance of the loan left on the truck.

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Cheese Days Celebration kicks off July 12

Cheese Days Celebration kicks off July 12

The Cheese Days kick-off celebration starts at Morgan Arts Centre on Thursday, July 12 at 6:00 p.m. Morgan Arts Centre and Art Gallery 505, and owners Di & Mike Morgan, are an integral part of the community of Toledo and Cheese Days.

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Toledo Mayor Dobosh
Toledo Mayor Dobosh

Mayor Dobosh speaks about Cheese Days; its history and Bigfoot

"The celebration of Cheese Days is a special day for residents of Toledo. It's a celebration that has been happening for 98 years and I have looked forward to it every year since I was a youngster," stated Mayor Dobosh.

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Toledo Fire Chief Michael Dorothy showing off the new ambulance purchased in early 2018.
Toledo Fire Chief Michael Dorothy showing off the new ambulance purchased in early 2018.

Toledo Fire and EMS Department Cheese Days

Chief of the Toledo Fire and EMS Department Mike Dorothy, whose family has lived in the area for many decades, is definitely not new to the area. "I live in the Toledo Fire District, I have been a volunteer for 25 years, 15 of those years I was Assistant Chief and when the position for Chief came open I applied," he stated.

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What's the Difference Between Alzheimer's and Dementia?

What's the Difference Between Alzheimer's and Dementia?

Dear Savvy Senior,

What's the difference between Alzheimer's disease and dementia? My aunt has dementia, but they don't know if she has Alzheimer's disease, which is very confusing to me.

Trying To Understand

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Harbor Happenings

Alliance for a Better Community will be meeting at the Raymond Community Center at 319 3rd St. in Raymond at noon on the second Wednesday of each month. All are welcome. The next meeting is July 11.

Wednesday, July 11, July 18, July 25, August 1, August 8, August 15, Raymond Timberland Library presents Wonder Works: Art for children. Explore activities that develop science, technology, engineering, art, and math skills. For more information call (360) 942-2408.

South Bend Timberland Library presents Family Movie Night, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., July 11, July 18, July 25, August 1 for all ages. Join us for a family friendly movie. Call or stop by to see what's playing! Refreshments provided. For more information call (360) 875-5532.

VFW Pacific Post 968 is holding regular monthly meetings every second Wednesday. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. and are held at 221 Duryea Street in Raymond.

Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. Writing Workshop: Write your story. Your life. Your dreams. Where you've been. Where you want to go and why. Yes, you can write! Think! Put it down on peper and share it with others. Location: 118 Kendrick, South Bend.

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Simple Gadgets That Can Help Older Drivers

Simple Gadgets That Can Help Older Drivers

Dear Savvy Senior,

Are there any specific auto gadgets you can recommend that can help senior drivers? Both of my parents are in their eighties and still pretty good drivers, but due to arthritis and age they're very stiff, which causes them some driving problems.

Researching Daughter

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