The name says it all! The Pumpkin Patch, located on 518 Goodrich road in Centralia, is open now until November 1. Ran by Tim and Linda Crockett, it is jam-packed with all sorts of things to do but first, let's talk about the pumpkins. They are huge. If you are looking for big ol' pumpkins this is the place to find them. Right at the front and nicely set out in the field for your convenience.
We live in an area where most of us have guns and we have learned over the years how to handle guns safely. Now, Washington State has a new law, I-1639, which was passed in November of 2018. The new law has included issues relating to increasing public safety by implementing firearm safety measures, including requiring enhanced background checks, waiting periods, increased age requirements for semiautomatic assault rifles, and secure gun storage for all firearms. Many in our area voted against this measure and now you have a chance to stand up against it.
In 2014, Deb Bronnes Sturgill was volunteering at her grandson's school in Portland, Oregon, when she saw a semi-truck pull up full of food. Curious about it, she learned the truck came from Northwest Harvest and supplied food items that school staff members and volunteers used to fill backpacks for kids who didn't have food on weekends.
"I thought what a wonderful idea," Sturgill said.
More than 30 percent of South Bend's population live below the poverty level, including an estimated 187 students in the South Bend School District. In 2016, the South Bend school board voted to provide breakfast and lunch meals to all students, regardless of income, said Schools Superintendent Jon Tienhaara.
The South Bend Timberland Library is in the middle of launching a pilot program for kids on the Autism Spectrum. On Friday, October 18, they will be hosting their second Sensory Friendly Movie Night. All kids are welcome between the hours of 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m to join in socializing while viewing a new-release animated movie.
"We had a pretty good crowd for the first one," said Library Manager Jenny Penoyar about the first movie night that took place on September 20. "It was an early release day for South Bend. So we had a bunch of kids in the library already, and they were happy to stay after hours for the movie. We ended up with about 10 kids."
ORDINANCE NO. 597
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NAPAVINE, WASHINGTON, AMENDING SECTION 13.04.020 CONNECTION CHARGES FOR MULTIPLE SINGLE-FAMILY HOME CONNECTIONS OF THE NAPAVINE MUNICIPAL CODE, PROVIDE FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE HEREOF.
ORDINANCE NO. 598
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NAPAVINE, WASHINGTON, AMENDING SECTION 13.08.145 CONNECTION CHARGES FOR MULTIPLE SINGLE-FAMILY HOME CONNECTIONS OF THE NAPAVINE MUNICIPAL CODE, PROVIDE FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE HEREOF.
PASSED by the City council of the City of Napavine, Washington, at a regularly scheduled open public meeting this 8th day of October, 2019.
The above is a summary of Ordinances 597 and Ordinance 598 may be viewed in its entirety at the Clerk-Treasurer's office, 407 Birch Avenue SW, Napavine.
"This institution is an equal opportunity provider, and employer."
One of the historical heritage farms of Chehalis, Wedin Farms is marking it's 101st year in the family, although the farm itself has been around longer than that.
Autumn is officially here! The leaves are turning, the air is crisp in the morning, and the men are in the woods a hunting.
Last year over 1.3 million Washingtonians participated in the nationwide ShakeOut drill in October. This year, the 2019 Great Washington ShakeOut is scheduled for October 17 at 10:17 a.m. Be prepared for the All Hazard Alert Broadcast (AHAB) sirens to go off, as millions of people Drop! Cover! And Hold On!
South Bend City Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, September 23, at 5:30 p.m. at South Bend City Hall.
During the public comment portion of the meeting, South Bend resident Joseph Stepp addressed the council regarding motorists who do not use their signal when exiting Highway 101 on to Water St.
"I've almost [been] hit a couple of times," Stepp said. "I thought I'd bring it up before something does happen and someone gets hurt."
Mayor Julie Struck responded to Stepp's concerns, saying "the only thing we can do is just watch for it."
South Bend Police Chief Dave Eastham responded by saying, "The guys that are doing that, 98% of them are local. We'll write one or two of them some tickets and they'll start spreading the rumor."
Grief Support Group
The Grief Support Group is held at 3:00 p.m. every Wednesday at the Raymond Timberland Library. This meeting is sponsored by Harbors Home Health & Hospice.
The Great Washington ShakeOut
The sirens go off on Thursday, October 17 at 10:17 a.m. for the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill.
Thursday, October 17 from 10:00 a.m. to noon is Mudpuppies Pottery at South Beach Associated Arts, 800 N. Montesano in Westport for those wanting socialization, fun, and creativity.
The South Bend Timberland Library is hosting Sensory Friendly Movie Night on Friday, October 18 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The library will turn the lights up and turn the sound down. Get up, dance, walk, shout, or sing along. This family event is open to all ages. Call the library 360-875-5532 to see what's playing. Snacks provided. Sponsored by Basics NW.
Tall Ship in Homeport
The Tall Ship Lady Washington will be in her home port, 500 N. Custer St. in Aberdeen on October 18 -27. Look for upcoming tours and sailing trips while she is home. Visit historicalseaport.org or call 1-800-200-5239 for more information.
Frightmare in Elma
Elma is offering a scary good time at the Elma Chamber of Commerce, 222 W. Main St. You have nothing to lose but your mind at Frightmare in Elma on October, 18, 19, 25, 26, & 31. Choose between the less scary experience with the lights on (from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.), or prepare to be scared during the full scare experience later in the evening (7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.) $6 Light On, $8 Full Scare, and $1 off admission with a canned food donation.
HAVA is open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. every Saturday at 431 2nd St. for the adoption of kittens and cats. Dogs are in foster care and are available by appointment. For more information call 360-942-4716 Raymond.
Sip n Stroll
Sip and Stroll is Saturday, October 19 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Northwest Carriage Museum in Raymond. The museum is hosting its annual fundraiser. Come enjoy an evening of conversation, cheers, and charcuteries! Tickets are $35 and the event is limited to 50 people. Come by the museum or call 360-942-4150 to purchase.
The Winlock High School was faced with a bomb threat this week.
The Winlock High School had a few bomb threats last year and this year seems to have started off with the same problem. What many don't seem to realize is, there are consequences for these types of actions.
The Revised Codes of Washington (RCWs) are very clear, it is a felony to use the threat of a bomb.
It's that time of year and the election season is upon us. Two of our cities are having "Meet the Candidates." Winlock and Vader will both have an event to introduce your candidates.
Winlock is having their Meet the Candidates on October 8 at the Firehouse Restaurant located at 408 NE 1st Street starting at 6:30 p.m. and lasting until 7:30 p.m. The event is being organized by former City Council member Holy Orbino.
The celebration of 50 years of tradition will take place on October 5 with the 50th Annual Oktoberfest hosted by the Lewis Pacific Swiss Society at the Swiss Park located at 19 Swiss Picknik Road in Frances
The Washington Department of Ecology is hosting two public workshops and hearing on the draft permit for removing noxious weeds from Willapa Bay commercial clam beds. The workshop and hearings will give the public the opportunity to learn more about the permit and ask questions. Formal oral testimony and submitted written comments on the draft permit will be given the same consideration.
MENLO - Pe Ell-Willapa Valley's defense did not allow Raymond much of anything and Max Smith provided the brunt of the offense behind a brutal Titans offensive line during a 49-0 homecoming shellacking Friday night at Crogstad Field in Menlo. Smith rushed for 4 touchdowns and scored another on defense and galloped for 154 yards on 11 carries (14 ypc). The Titans mashed their way to 356 yards rushing and averaged nearly 9 yards per carry. Pe Ell-Will apa Valley's (PWV) defense recovered 4 fumbles.
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