Many of us who have attended the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds know that they have an issue with their old and decrepit water system. Pipes are breaking, and repairs arre not enough, they need something more. They need a replacement of all their pipes.
Commissioner Dr. Lindsey Pollock is looking into improving the infrastructure throughout the county. She understands the need for water banks, she knows the water systems or lines need to be updated, especially those over 100 years old.
"Lewis County Commissioners continue to work on how they will distribute American Rescue Plan Act funds," Pollock said. "At the May 20 meeting, the BOCC allocated $1 million towards replacement of the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds water system. ...
On Friday evening at 4:00 p.m. Toledo High School had its ribbon cutting ceremony. The event was for the community and it was wonderful to see so many people coming to the opening. The pride Toledo has is impressive, they have always been proud of their schools, sports and programs.
This Friday started off with Superintendent Chris Rust, giving the introductory speech. He stated in a separate quote, "We are excited to dedicate this new school for the Toledo community. Thanks to a $10 million grant and State Construction Assistance Program funding, the community is able to realize the dream of having a new school for a total local commitment of $7 million. We expect to deliver a savings to the community of nearly $2 million. We are grateful to the taxpayers for the trust that they placed in us as stewards of public funds and we look forward to the new Toledo High School continuing to be the hub of community events."
Six Raymond High School students competed at the Washington State High School Math Competition conducted at Central Washington University in Ellensburg over the weekend. All six of the Raymond Mathletics team placed in the competition. The Raymond team was under the guidance of RHS math teacher Coach Thinh Gunnarson.
Three RHS mathletes finished in fourth place at the state competition.
SOUTH BEND - Razor clam enthusiasts get to enjoy the last nine digs of the season after shellfish managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) confirmed Friday that the final round will proceed as planned. The digs get started Friday and run through Saturday, May 7, with a daily limit of 20 clams.
WDFW Coastal Shellfish Manager Dan Ayres said that the spring digs were a "memorable season," and he looks forward to the fall round. Ayres answered questions from the Herald about the factors that contributed to all the record-breaking numbers.
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