The City of Napavine received a show of support like never before over the Uncle Sam sign. The city had heard that the petition asking the owner to remove the sign was going to be delivered during the next open city council meeting, even though no one had called them directly.
Sheriff Snaza made national headlines this week regarding Governor Inslee's new requirement that masks must be worn when social distancing isn't available.
Sheriff Snaza has always supported the residents of Lewis County who are free thinkers, as long as they stay within the law.
To the Editor,
I would like to take this opportunity to thank the residents of Lewis County for taking time out of their busy schedules to support the Uncle Sam sign and freedom of speech this past week.
Starting Monday, July 6, Lewis County Seniors emergency meal service will be entering a new phase. Seniors or their personal representative will be collecting their weekly meals by a drive through pick up line at their assigned distribution point. Your meals will be placed in your backseat or trunk to limit exposure and all employees will be wearing masks. Meals must be picked up according to your assigned delivery day.
The Winlock Rolling Car Show Parade was organized in place of Winlock Egg Days due to Covid 19. The community came together to help celebrate a day that is special to many of us. The third weekend has been Winlock Egg Days for years, it's a joyous occasion where the community participates and comes together.
Since the start of the COVID-19 crisis in March, Lewis County Seniors (LCS) has been working tirelessly to provide access to quality meals for seniors across all of Lewis County. During the past 3.5 months, they have been providing seven frozen meals a week to over 600 seniors with the help of Twin Transit.
The Black Lives Matter Movement held a small protest in Toledo on Friday, June 19, a day that is known as Juneteenth. Juneteenth, which stands for June 19th is a holiday celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States.
William Flerry and Erica Castro along with their kids organized the event. William and Erica, are a bi-racial couple with bi-racial children. William posted a letter about why they organized the event, it reads in part: "Thank you for coming out to support such a meaningful cause.
Nathan Suhrbier, 2020 graduate of Winlock High School received a full 4 year ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) scholarship including tuition, room and board. Nathan is the son of Ben and Ericka Suhrbier.
Nathan, who plans on attending Pacific Lutheran University stated "My Uncle Hank Nordquist told me about the ROTC benefits. This will pay for my college so my parents don't have to and will give me a chance to become an officer. ROTC is worthwhile and I will gain more leadership experience and what I want to do in life, my lot in life. I have been thinking about this since my sophomore year." Nathan will do Basic Training (Army) during the Summer after his Junior Year of college.
On Saturday, June 13, Winlock and Toledo Class of 2020 graduates had their car parades where graduates drove through their communities.
In Toledo, graduates started at the high school and drove around the residential and business district to show off their decorated vehicles. Some students rode in the back of trucks or in convertibles and there was even a golf cart and semi in the mix. A handful of people braved the rainy weather to congratulate the seniors.
The official Winlock Egg Days was canceled, but the community stepped up to have an unofficial Egg Day parade along with egg salad sandwiches. There are plans to have a street dance in the evening by The Club Tavern. The residents of Winlock love their Egg Day celebration and it would take a lot to stop them from enjoying the day.
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