On Sunday, Feb. 18, I-5 was closed in both directions near Winlock/Toledo due to a four-car pileup due to snow in the area. Several vehicles were totaled and two people were sent to Providence Hospital in Centralia.
The Lewis County Sheriff's Office held its annual meeting yesterday afternoon at Bethel Church in Chehalis. The office holds a meeting every year to recognize outstanding work by its employees and community members. Strategic planning and agency goals for the year ahead are also shared with employees and their families at the meeting.
We have all had that time when we wish we could lose a few pounds, especially after the holidays. One person has taken off the pounds and kept it off for over 18 years and that person is Maralyn Tuckness.
The Toledo 2nd grade class has something to look forward to every week, and they get to go on safaries. Not just any safari, but a safari that is directed by the Principal of Toledo High School, Martin Huffman. This is a program that the kids get excited about and they want to participate in.
Each student is given a safari passport and the passports are signed by the guest speakers every week. The safari passport reminds the students of the fun they had during their adventures.
It's tea time at the Toledo Senior Center again, get your tickets before they sell out. This is the successful tea they have every year. It's a big tea party and you must dress the part.
On Sunday, April 8 at 2:00 p.m. the Toledo Senior Center will be all a buzz from the event of the day. They will have a silent auction with many items to purchase. A dress code is in effect for the day, hat and dresses for the ladies, and jackets and bow ties for the gentleman.
A Second Time Around is a new thrift store opening on Market Street in Chehalis, next to Ace Hardware. Its purpose is to help fund all of the Lewis County Senior Centers, as they transition from county-funding to non-profit management.
Deputies from the Lewis County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant on a residence in the 100 block of Romerman Road, Chehalis, in reference to stolen property.
Feb. 1, 2018, at about 3:00 p.m., deputies arrived at a residence that once was occupied by David Dehaven (32-year-old male) and his acquaintance Carly Holmes (38-year-old female). Both are currently in custody at the Lewis County Jail for charges that were filed in January, by the Lewis County Prosecutor, for Robbery, Theft, and Theft of a Motor Vehicle, and Theft.
As a result of the search warrant, deputies recovered an extensive amount of property that filled a Sheriff's Office 22 ft. cargo trailer. The property recovered will be matched up to several burglaries and theft investigations from Centralia to Winlock.
Please be advised that on the week of Feb. 12 through Feb. 16 the intersection of Arden and NW Fir will be closed for a major part of the bridge repair. In order to accommodate our buses so we can safely load and unload our students, Benton Road will be closed to through traffic between the hours of 7:45 a.m. until 8:45 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day. For that week only, please drop off and pick up students in our regular bus loop. The detour exists you onto King Road. Any questions please call (360) 785-3582.
Hired former Public Works Superintendent Greg Robinson part-time starting Jan. 29, 2018.
Continuing work on community building to include bids for plumbing and electrical.
Met with Jorgensen family representative regarding the burned out house on Kerron and the Mill property.
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