Lewis County News August 24, 2022

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South Lewis County is rich in history

Mayor Dobosh vetoes; Toledo City County passes police contract By Lynnette Hoffman The Toledo City Council has overwritten the veto of Mayor Steve Dobosh in the recent Interlocal agreement between the City of Toledo and the City of Winlock for temporary police services. On Monday, August 15, 2022, Toledo City Council met to approve the Interlocal agreement. In a 5-0 vote, the council voted to have the Winlock Police Department interlocal agreement approved. The reason for the veto is due to Mayor Dobosh not feeling comfortable with the current costs of the entire police budget. There seems to be a lot of confusion as to the costs and amount of coverage by Winlock, including

response times. Toledo City Council wants their own chief, so they have a position for a new chief, but the costs and coverage are what concerns Mayor Dobosh. The new chief will make a salary per month of $8292, while the previous chief was making $5370. Winlock will cost the City of Toledo approximately $9268 average per month for 80 hours of on call per week. Then it is important to understand there will be separate costs for dispatch, jail, cars, uniforms, evidence, clerks, gas, insurance, etc. This cost is usually around $8400 a month, per the current budget. This total amount is $25,960 per month, which does not include the remaining 38 hours

per week where there is no coverage or overtime by Winlock. This totals to $311,520 per year exceeding the budget by at least $23,000 per year. The City Council has not provided a budget amendment as to how they will cover the extra $23,000 or have the funds to hire an additional officer for the 38 hours of coverage missing. A proposal was given to the City of Toledo by the City of Napavine, where they would have six rotating officers to Winlock’s two rotating officers. Napavine would always have one officer rotating in Toledo, in a Toledo and Napavine Police Department vehicle. The Napavine contract allowed for more time for an officer to be in See toledo Page 3

By Lynnette Hoffman South Lewis County is made up of a few small towns that make it a great area of Lewis County to live in. South County, as a few call it, is home to Winlock, Toledo, Evaline and Vader. Ryderwood is in Cowlitz County but we think of them as part of South County. These small communities are made of people who enjoy country life; it’s a way of life for everyone who lives here. Our small cities are changing, people have learned that we have a beautiful area, reasonable home prices and an area rich in agriculture. Yes, times are changing but the importance of history will never change. Each city has their own history and some are more known than others. Toledo has a history and many have heard of Steamboat Landing but the newer residents may not know that it was steamboats that built the City of Toledo. In 1818 Simon Plomondon, who was a Canadian fur trader, came to the Cowlitz Prairie. In 1851 though, several men came together at the Cowlitz Landing known as the Cowlitz Convention to pressure Congress to separate the area from the Oregon Territory. In 1853, due to the Cowlitz Convention, Washington Territory was formed. In

Photo courtesy of Brenson's Hollow Facebook page A grave marker for Sarah "Sally" Snow located in Brenson's Hollow.

1861 the first steamship arrived and many continued up the Cowlitz River to the rich agricultural area. Toledo was named after a sternwheeler, named by Mrs. Kellogg. Not only does Toledo have a history of steamboats, it was what brought many settlers to Washington state. Many know about Winlock and the World's Largest Egg, but did you also know about Brinson’s Hollow? Brinson’s Hollow is an area off of Hemingway Rd., known to be around the 100 block. Inside Brinson’s Hollow is a cemetery which was part of the Snow Family. In 1888, Margaret and Joseph Snow left Tennessee and moved to Winlock, build-

ing their home in what is now known as Brinson’s Hollow. The home burned down in the 1950s but the cemetery remains. Several people over the years have claimed that the property is haunted. There are many around Winlock who have experienced unusual happenings at Brinson’s Hollow. It is now owned by a timber company with the graveyard sitting in the middle. In Napavine, early settlers John and Mary Jane MacDonald set up their home in the area of Koontz and Jordan Rd. but it was a plunging love story that brought the two together. Mary Jane with her family left London in 1851. They See history Page 5


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It’s going to be a warm August week. The good thing about this weather is you don’t have to mow your lawn every week, now you are only mowing weeds. It’s a beautiful area we live in and even for the month of August, we are slowly seeing a few fall changes coming our way. Our hearts go out to Susie Gieske who lost her brother Tim Wall. Susie is and has been a part of Winlock all of her life. We are so sorry for your loss! The City of Winlock put in a formal request on Wednesday for the annexation costs per Commissioner Sean Swope. Prior to Wednesday, the City had not sent the map to the county with the area they will be annexing. The city continued with the annexation without costs but the outcome is not known at press time. Our Closet is Your Closet is having the back to school event on Thursday, August 25 at Winlock Assembly of God beginning at 5:00 p.m. The students will be allowed to shop for clothes, receive a fresh new haircut and also have dinner with the family. This event is going to be a first come, first serve basis. The Winlock Historical Society will have another photo identification session on September 17 at the Senior Center. This is the third installment of pictures needing to be identified. If you have family or have been a long time resident, you are encouraged to come. It’s time to get ready to go back to school. Winlock New 6th Graders and Middle School New Student Transition is August 29 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 pm. The middle and high school back to school event is August 29 at 5:30 p.m. The students will get pertinent information at the event.

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It’s a very warm week we have in store for us, just your typical August weather. The grass is brown, the leaves are slowly starting to drop and fall is just around the corner. Now, it’s time to prepare for a winter of rain. They are saying we could have another wet winter, get your gutters and downspouts ready for the year. Congratulations to Cedric Richey who placed 3rd in a national car race. He was able to hold on to 3rd place. He started on the pole, led a bunch of laps early and the car just got a little too snug as they went green to checkered. What a great accomplishment! We look forward to seeing more from this young man. Toledo Elementary School is having a Welcome Back to School event on August 15 to 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This will help your student have an easy transition going back to school. Congratulations to Parker Vermilyea for winning the Diaper Derby at the Lewis County Fair this year! The Soto Family Poker Run is happening this Saturday in Toledo. The cost is a $20 buy in and they will ride from there. The first place is at Donna’s Place at noon, then at the Pastime in Castle Rock, then to Lone Fir in Kelso, on to Tim’s Bar and Grill, also Kelso. Their next stop will be Willie Dicks in Kalama, Poker Pete’s Tavern in Kalama and the final destination is Columbia Inn in Kalama. Donations for the Miguel Soto family can be made at any Timberland Bank location. Toledo Elementary School is having a Meet the Teacher night on August 25 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. It is your opportunity to bring your school supplies to the school and meet the teacher.

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WDFW will use drone to gather data for Stillman Creek habitat restoration project in Lewis County OLYMPIA – This summer and fall, scientists with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will use a drone to survey habitat conditions of Stillman Creek, a tributary to the South Fork Chehalis River in Lewis County. Stillman Creek is the last of five river restoration projects sponsored by WDFW as part of the Aquatic Species Restoration Plan, a science-based plan designed to restore, rebuild, and protect the Chehalis River Basin to support a productive ecosystem that is resilient to the impacts of climate change. Weather permitting, drone flights will take place for up to two days between late July and late August. The survey areas will be limited to privately owned lands where landowners have provided signed permissions for access related to the restoration project. Later this fall, there will be additional drone flights depending on weather and construction progress. Data collected from the drone will help WDFW staff compare site conditions of Stillman Creek before and after the habitat restoration project. The Stillman Creek Restoration Project will include installing native trees and shrubs, removing invasive species, constructing engineered log jams to help stabilize stream banks and provide protection for young salmon, and reconnecting floodplain and off-channel habitats to help keep cool water in the creek. Funding for WDFW’s river restoration projects is provided by the Washington State Legislature through the Department of Ecology’s Office of Chehalis Basin. For more information on restoring aquatic species and reducing flood damage in the Chehalis Basin, visit the Chehalis Basin Strategy website. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife works to preserve, protect and perpetuate fish, wildlife and ecosystems while providing sustainable fish and wildlife recreational and commercial opportunities.

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Toledo, preventing crime. The issue came to money, Napavine offered these services for $17,000 for 24 hours of coverage 7 days a week. First, the City of Winlock has offered temporary services for $1960 a week for 80 hours of being on call. They will not be sitting in Toledo as Winlock and Toledo are now their area of coverage. It was discussed at the Toledo City Council meeting that the police came quickly to a recent report, but in reality it took a few hours at which time the criminal was gone. The Winlock Police Department actually made an appointment to meet with the caller. Winlock had approximately 80 calls last month, even

though it may not seem like many, reports and investigation is time they have to spend working on Winlock files. The question comes down to, who will offer the best police services for the money and will the citizens feel safe in both communities. This is the first time that Winlock has offered police services to Toledo. While Lonnie Dowell was Mayor of Winlock, Winlock hired Toledo Police Department at which time they had several officers and reserve staff to accommodate the crime in Winlock. Winlock does not have a reserve department, Winlock has two officers working 80 hours per week. If Winlock must come over after the 80

hours, the price to Toledo increases with a minimum charge and overtime. Mayor Dobosh stated, “I do not see how we can sustain this at the current level. With crime increasing in every city in our area, I want our citizens to feel safe while we stay within our approved budget. I have not been given a budget amendment to see how the council will pay for the difference. If we were to contract with Napavine, we could stay within our budget and have 24/7 police coverage in our city.” If Winlock is losing coverage and so is Toledo, will south county remain a safe place to live? Only time will tell.

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Ryderwood Arts and Crafts Fair held October 21-22

Ryderwood Annual Arts and Craft Fair will be held the weekend of October 21-22 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Held in the two large rooms in Ryderwood’s historic community hall, there will be ven-

dors from all over the a r e a o ff e r i n g a w i d e variety of handcraft ed goods. The nearly world-famous Grandma’s Kitchen Bake Sale will be held in the kitchen of the building across the street at the Cafe, which serves the best

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Friends of the Winlock Library booksale is being held this Saturday.

The Friends of the Winlock Library needs your support By Lynnette Hoffman The Friends of the Winlock Timberland Library will be holding another fundraising book sale this Saturday August 27, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 300 NE 1st Street in Winlock.

Friends of the Winlock Library will have the usual offerings of everything from paperback novels to vintage books for collectors to how-to books for the DIYers. Also, they have gotten a couple of huge donations recently that will be of interest to the young-

er readers, and for the homeschooling families. The bins are stuffed for the toddlers and younger ones, the chapter books have a good selection from basic early readers, through intermediary readers to advanced readers, so a full See library Page 6

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arrived in San Francisco and on her way off the ship, the plank gave way, plunging Mary Jane into the San Francisco Bay. John MacDonald Jr. rushed into the cold water and saved her, staying with her until help arrived. The Cutting family set sail for the Oregon Territory in 1852 and John and Mary Jane were already engaged. In 1853 John arrived and they were married later that year. Over the years, many travelers enjoyed MacDonald station, enjoying Mary Jane’s breakfasts. A plunge that brought many years of history to settlers in what was the Oregon Territory. Vader has a rich history in logging and a railroad running right through it, but did you know it had a couple of names before it became Vader. Vader started out as Little Falls, where there were saloons, restaurants, hotels and a population of a few thousand. It was actually the railroad who at first changed the name, from Little Falls to Sopenah. The reason they changed it was because there was already a Little Falls in Minnesota. The townsfolk did not like the new name so they decided to change it to Vader. Mr. Vader, who was a German immigrant and Civil War Veteran, agreed to the name change. In 1913, the town officially became known as Vader. In 2015 residents voted on changing the name back to Little Falls, it was a 3-2 margin vote and Vader was retained. Evaline has a little history of misspellings. Sedate W. Porter founded the town of Evaline and established a post office in 1906. The Northern Pacific Railroad started an operation from Kalama to Evaline which was a 25 mile stretch in 1872. The town was named after Porter’s wife Evaline. For years though, the railroad used an incorrect spelling and called it Eveline. They used the incorrect spelling for sometime, eventually changing it. Thankfully, a new school was erected in 1883 where students still attend today. No doubt the students could teach the railroad a little something about spelling the name of their little town! Ryderwood is the first planned development in the area, even though they didn’t call them planned developments in 1923. Ryderwood was built for loggers to live in, this is the day when the logging camps had homes, families, schools and everything else that many cities had. Many babies were born in Ryderwood, it was a family town. They had anticipated that the logging operations would go on for 100 years, but due to technology it only lasted 30 years. In 1953, Ryderwood went from a logging town to a retirement community which it is still to this day. Every small community we have in South County has a story, many families have been in the area over 100 years, contributing to the history for many years. South County is the most beautiful part of Lewis County, rich in agriculture and rich in history.

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section of junior books and young adult books. They also have a science section mixed with children's reference type books in that area as well. Just in time for back to school! Timberland Regional Library has been a part of the Winlock community for many years. They offer

many programs for kids and families alike. They currently have the Library Bingo which ends on September 3rd. They offer free access to hundreds of daily newspapers full text reproductions, including the Seattle Times and the Oregonian. Storytimes are coming back in September

on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. They also have Teen Hangout on August 24 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Friends of the Library offer pizza to the teens. There are many needs for donations to help our youth learn and enjoy the local library. The Toledo Community

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Public Notice • Public Notice • Public Notice • Public Notice • Public Notice • Public Notice • Public Notice • Public Notice Legal Public Notice Notice of Public Hearing Hearing Date: Location:

6:00 PM on August 29, 2022 City of Napavine Council Chambers, 407 Birch Ave, Napavine, WA 98565

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Randy Rognlin - Rognlin Properties LLC PO Box 307 Aberdeen, WA 98520 360-532-5220

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Rognlin’s Rush Road Subdivision

Proposal: The City Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on the application of Rognlin’s Rush Road subdivision for a project will consist of 68 single family residential lots and two commercial lots, along with six tracts for open space, utilities/access, and stormwater.

The proposal will take place on two existing parcels for a total site area of 25.21 acres. Required Studies: No Additional studies have been requested at this time. The site is split-zoned, with a 2.41-acre portion in the northwest corner zoned General Commercial and the remainder zoned R3- Public Comments: Anyone wishing to testify during the High Density Residential. public hearing may reach out to Rachelle Denham, Clerk, at (360)262-3547. Written comments received by the City on or Project Location: 1054 Rush Road, Napavine, WA 98565 before August 29, 2022, will be considered by the City Planning Parcel # 018152003000 and 018152004000 Commission. Public Hearing: The Public Hearing has been scheduled for 6:00 Staff Contact: Rachelle Denham, Clerk, at (360) 262-3547 p.m. Monday, August 29, 2022. Required Permits: Final Decision: A Final Decision on the proposal is made by Environmental the Napavine City Council. A Notice of Final Decision will be sent to the Parties of Record (those who have commented on Review: the project). The proposal is subject to review under the State Environmental Policy Act (RCW 43.21C) and the City of Napavine SEPA Appeal Procedure: The Final Decision is appealable pursuant to Guidelines. Existing environmental documents that evaluate the Napavine Municipal Code 17.88.100 proposed project include; SEPA Checklist by Applicant dated May 26th, 2022; Revised Critical Area Review by Environmental Publish: August 24, 2022 Design and prepared for Rognlin Properties dated June 27th, 88914 2022. Said document(s) are available for review.

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Proposal: The proposed plat consists of 68 single family residential lots and two commercial lots, along with six tracts for open space, utilities/access, and stormwater. The proposal will take place on two existing parcels for a total site area of 25.21 acres. The site is split-zoned, with a 2.41-acre portion in the northwest corner zoned General Commercial and the remainder zoned R3-High Density Residential. Location: 1054 Rush Road, Napavine, WA 98565 Parcels: 018152003000 and 018152004000 Legal Description: Section 26 Township 13N Range 02W PT S 19 AC N24 NW4, EX N 100’ & RD 6.00 Acres (018152003000) Section 26 Township 13N Range 02W N2 N2 SW4 NW4 & PT S 19 AC NW4 NW4 EX N 100’ & RD 19.21 Acres (018152004000) SEPA Determination: Determination of Non-significance (DNS)

Date of Publication and Comment Period: Comment Deadline: August 29th, 2022 (comments should be Publication date of this DNS is August 15th, 2022, and is issued delivered to the city hall office at 407 SW Birch Ave, Napavine, under WAC 197-11- 960. The lead agency will not act on this WA 98532). proposal until the close of the 14-day comment period, which ends on August 29th, 2022. As lead agency under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Rules [Chapter 197-11, Washington Administrative SEPA Appeal Process: Code (WAC)], the City of Napavine must determine if there are A final decision on this proposal will not be made until after the possible significant adverse environmental impacts associated comment period described above. An appeal of any aspect of this with this proposal. The options include the following: decision, including the SEPA determination and any required • DS = Determination of Significance (The impacts cannot mitigation, must be filed with the City of Napavine within be mitigated through conditions of approval and, therefore, fourteen (14) calendar days from the date of the final decision requiring the preparation of an Environmental Impact as provided in the NMC 17.88.100. Statement (EIS); • MDNS = Mitigated Determination of Non-Significance Mail or deliver appeals to the following address: (The impacts can be addressed through conditions of City of Napavine approval), or; 407 SW Birch Ave. • DNS = Determination of Non-Significance (The impacts Napavine, WA 98532 can be addressed by applying the City Code). Staff Contact Person: Rachelle Denham Determination: Clerk Determination of Non-Significance (DNS). The City of Napavine, (360) 262-3547 as lead agency for review of this proposal, has determined that this proposal does not have a probable significant adverse impact Responsible Official: Bryan Morris on the environment. An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) City of Napavine is not required under RCW 43.21C.030(2)(e). This decision 407 SW Birch Ave was made after review of a completed environmental checklist Napavine, WA 98532 and land use application documents as they apply to the City’s Municipal Code and adopted standards. Publish: August 24, 2022 88915


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Public Notice • Public Notice Legal Public Notice Council Position #2 The City of Napavine is seeking civic minded citizens who would like to serve as a Councilmember and represent the community by becoming involved in their local government. Position #2 is available; the term of office is a short term and would run from appointment by the Mayor and Council. The successor is required to file with the Lewis County Elections and run in the next general election to complete the unexpired term. Councilmembers serve on a volunteer basis and candidates must be 18 years of age, provide verification of established residency within the Napavine city limits for one (1) year. Members need to be willing to commit to attending meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. To apply please submit a letter stating your interest for applying and the areas of expertise you would bring to the City Council. Please submit to Rachelle Denham, City Clerk, City of Napavine, P.O. Box 810, Napavine WA 98565 or email to rdenham@cityofnapavine.com by 12pm, Friday, August 2, 2022. For additional information please call 360.262.3547. Publish: August 24, 2022

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Public Notice • Public Notice • Public Notice • Public Notice • Public Notice • Public Notice • Public Notice • Public Notice Legal Public Notice Notice of Public Hearing Hearing Date: Location:

6:00 PM on August 29, 2022 City of Napavine Council Chambers, 407 Birch Ave, Napavine, WA 98565

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Nixon Industrial Building Development

Proposal: The City Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on the application of Nixon Industrial Building development for a project will consist of a 5,000 SF industrial building. Site improvements include new parking lot, stormwater pond, wetland buffer mitigation, landscaping, and grading.

Project Location: 665 Forest Napavine Road, Napavine, WA 98565 Parcel # 018145002000

Required Studies: No Additional studies have been requested at this time.

Public Comments: Anyone wishing to testify during the public hearing may reach out to Rachelle Denham, Clerk, at Public Hearing: The Public Hearing has been scheduled for 6:00 (360)262-3547. Written comments received by the City on or p.m. Monday, August 29, 2022. before August 29, 2022, will be considered by the City Planning Commission. Required Permits: Environmental Staff Contact: Bryan Morris, Public Works Director, at (360) 262-3547 Review: The proposal is subject to review under the State Environmental Final Decision: A Final Decision on the proposal is made by Policy Act (RCW 43.21C) and the City of Napavine SEPA the Napavine City Council. A Notice of Final Decision will be Guidelines. Existing environmental documents that evaluate the sent to the Parties of Record (those who have commented on proposed project include; SEPA Checklist by Applicant dated the project). December 07th, 2021; Revised Critical Area Review by Loowit Consulting Group and prepared for RB Engineering dated Appeal Procedure: The Final Decision is appealable pursuant to April 25th, 2022; Wetland Buffer Mitigation Plan by Loowit Napavine Municipal Code 17.88.100 Consulting Group and prepared for Jerry Nixon dated July 5th, 2022. Said document(s) are available for review. Publish: August 24, 2022 88920


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