Sunday, June 25, 2023

City Council Position #2 Town Hall (Meet the Candidates) July 6, 2023

There are 3 people running for City Council Position #2.  Dennis McVey has scheduled a Town Hall where Rainier voters can meet the three candidates and ask them questions.

Candidates are:

  • Kirby McDonald
  • Ryan Roth
  • Damion (Bud) Green

Event:  Town Hall

Date:  July 6, 2023

Time:  7:00 PM

Location:  Senior Center of Rainier
                 108 Michigan Street S
                 Rainier, WA 98576

For more information please call Dennis at the City of Rainier.  (360) 446-2265

Ken's Cleaning Services

Ken's Cleaning Services cleaned, repaired and put all new bolts in our gutters.  They're as good as new!
What surprised me is that they said they'd come out to do the job & they came out right on time!!!

Professional, courteous, reliable service at a reasonable price.


Tuesday, June 20, 2023

It's NOT Happening in Rainier WA

Gary Edwards made an announcement at the STEDI meeting in May 2023 at the Senior Center of Rainier that Thurston County approved $700,000 for new restroom for Wilkowski Park in Rainier.  This was great news.  

At the June 2023 City Council Meeting there was an announcement that the restrooms won't be built this year.  Neither will the Pickle Ball Court or Tennis Court.  

City Council meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month in City Hall at 5:00 PM.  Come early and sign up if you want to speak.

Free Concert June 24, 2023


Sunday, June 4, 2023

Teenie Weenie Microgreens

There's a new vendor at the Rainier Saturday Market:  "Teenie Weenie Microgreens".

I spoke with the owner, Dustin Lynch, who lives in Rainier.  He grows his microgreens on special hemp mats instead of soil.  The growing trays are sanitized and the water is at the correct PH for growing without bacteria, viruses, fungi or insects.  

He gives out samples.  His organic microgreen seedlings taste amazing!  I tried broccoli, peas and sunflower microgreens.  He delivers in Rainier.  His microgreen & edible flowers menu is below.  

Microgreens are vegetable greens harvested just after the cotyledon leaves have developed with one set of true leaves.  Microgreens can lower blood pressure.  Foods that are high in fiber and vitamin K can be helpful in maintaining a healthy blood pressure, and microgreens are high in both of these important elements as well as other vitamins and minerals.   Wikipedia

Size: approximately 1-3 inches tall

According to WebMD some of the benefits of microgreens are:  

  • Microgreens might help fight cancer. 
  • Some microgreens can help lower cholesterol. 
  • Microgreens can support gut health.