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Chehalis Tribal Housing Authority Dedicates New Apartment Building to be energy effcient homes for If you are a Chehalis Tribal smaller households. Each unit members who has a housing need, has a ductless heat pump (features you can speak with the Housing inexpensive heating and air- Authority Staff about these units or conditioning), propane heat, and any of the other programs offered dishwashers. These are all new through the Housing Authority. upgrades compared to past units developed by the Housing Authority. Two units were built to accommodate people in wheelchairs or The new apartment building is energy efficient and consist of who have mobility four one bedroom homes for smaller households. impairments. On Friday, September 13, the Terry and Brenna Youckton. The The community Chehalis Tribal Housing Authority Housing Authority hosted a lunch members who Board of Commissioners and and open house for the new building attended the staff welcomed the community to following the blessing ceremony. open house were attend a blessing and dedication complimentary for a new apartment building. The The new building consists of four about the design and Erin Delgado admires the design to blessing was given by Winona 1-bedroom apartments. These features of the new accommodate people in wheel chairs or with Youckton. She was assisted by units were designed and built apartments. impaired mobility during the open house. Land Trust continued from Page 1.... other properties, restoration of sites, the West Hoquiam River. This perpetuity for the beneft of the generations and beyond. The health educational programs and public project was led by an Eagle Scout river, fsh, trees and all natural of the fsh, wildlife, land and waters awareness. We also work to raise and funded by Cosmo Specialty things. Today, with the help of in the Chehalis River basin is the funds needed for all our projects. Fibers of Hoquiam. The park is private land owners, we protect over important to us. They support our open to bank fshing, picnicking and 1,300 acres in the Chehalis basin. way of life, our economy and our The Discovery Trail north of launching of small boats. recreation. Centralia is a project that shows We believe that protection and lasting benefts to both the river We hope the future will see more restoration today means a better Typical Land Trust projects include and public. Students from Oakville opportunities to work with local future tomorrow, for seven the stewardship of easements and and Rochester have helped with groups, and perhaps with the restoration of the riparian zone Chehalis Tribe to preserve natural along the trail. Older students have places in the Chehalis River basin. studied the water quality, native plants, and habitat along the trial. Please check out our website and Directions to the trail may be found contact us for more information. We on our website, invite you to become a member and/ or join in our activities. Another recent project on Land Trust property was the re- construction of a small park on Eagle Scout children seen here planting flowers for a small park on the west Hoquiam River. The park is open to bank fishing, picnicking, and launching of small boats.    Page 3
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