Archive for December, 2012

Appointments Made to Housing Task Force

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

Initial appointments have been made to the proposed Housing Improvement Task Force. During Wednesday’s Washington City Council meeting, Mayor Sandra Johnson shared the list of 8 people she would like on the task force. It was mentioned at the meeting that suggestions are still being taken from council members. Additional appointments will be shared at their next meeting in early January.

Mayoral Appointments

Craig Davis

Richard Gilmore

Tom Wide

Trent Whisler

Connie Larson

Sandra Johnson

Ed Lins

Kathy Henry

City Ordinance Aimed at Encouraging Snow Shoveling

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

After roughly four inches of snowfall and blowing snow conditions, City of Washington administrative staff have a reminder about the city’s snow clearing rules.  

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Candle Light Vigil to be held in Washington

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

In the hopes of respectfully honoring those who died during the tragedy in Connecticut and bringing the community together, a candle light vigil has been organized.

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East Side Park Taking Shape

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

A park in Washington has been getting attention from the city.

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Poinsettia’s Remain Popular during Holidays

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 6:21 am

During the holiday season, seeing a poinsettia is not unlikely.

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Mid-Prairie Basketball Canceled Tonight

Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 9:57 am

Mid-Prairie Basketball scheduled for tonight against Clear Creek Amana has been cancelled for tonight. A make up date will be announced later today.

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 9:35 am

Black metal bunk bed with ladder and Serta mattresses. Bunk convertible to twin beds – $495 or best reasonable offer.
319-653-8910

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 9:34 am

1980 John Deere Trailfire 440, runs good – $500
319-461-6002

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 9:34 am

Cook Stove
319-461-0363

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 9:34 am

Kerosene lamp
Marbles
319-653-3010

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 9:33 am

Humidifier – $50
319-461-8885

WANTED

Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 9:33 am

Nintendo DS
319-548-1636

WANTED

Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 9:32 am

Driver’s seat belt, gas tank, power steering pump for Geo Prizm of Corolla
319-594-5356

WANTED

Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 9:32 am

Snow Removal
319-653-3842

December 21, 2012

Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 9:32 am

Birthday Winner – Emily Vittetoe, 16 Years, Washington

Anniversary Winners – Marde & Joe McConnell, Washington

Road Conditions Remain Poor

Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 7:42 am
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Following our first round of winter weather, road conditions remain poor.

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Washington Police Purchasing Speed Monitoring Equipment

Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Washington Police Department will soon have a speed trailer to place around town.

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Mid-Prairie, Keota Agree to Extend Sharing Agreement

Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 6:24 am

Mid-Prairie and Keota Schools sharing agreement will continue for another year.

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Possible White Christmas in Washington County

Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 6:24 am

Now that a sizeable dose of snow has fallen in Washington County, you may be looking ahead to whether it will stick around for Christmas Day.

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A Christmas Day Meal for People Without One

Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 6:22 am

A Washington church has a tradition of serving meals on Christmas Day to people that might not otherwise have such a meal—they are doing it again this year.  

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