Facebook0Tweet0Pin0 Submitted by City of LaceyLacey-area residents are invited to join volunteers and staff from Lacey Parks and Recreation for an Earth Day work party event on Saturday, April 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Rainier Vista Community Park. Volunteers will remove invasive plants at the park, which is located at 5475 45th Avenue SE.Individuals, families, and groups are welcome, with volunteers under 14 accompanied by an adult. All volunteers should bring a water bottle and weather-appropriate clothing, work gloves, and sturdy shoes or boots. Rakes and pruning tools are also encouraged. Check-in will be held at the Parks & Recreation tent near the skate facility.Local outdoor equipment retailer Alpine Experience has challenged Thurston County high schools to compete for a cash award of up to $500 for their school’s ASB by signing up the most student volunteers. Additionally, students registering by April 18 will receive great free gifts at the event.Visit the city’s website at www.ci.lacey.wa.us/parks-volunteer for more information, registration and waiver forms, or call Lacey Parks and Recreation at (360) 491-0857.
Brandon Sookro of South Slocan has two helpers for the Ice.Harrison Whitlock of Fruitvale earned the shutout for Kootenay.Sunday the Silvertips received goals from Joe Surgenor of Courtney and Curtis McCarrick of Nanaimo to dump the Ice.Kootenay now improves to 3-17-2.The Ice host Vancouver Northeast Chiefs this weekend in Castlegar.Saturday’s opener is at 4 p.m. with game two going Sunday at 10 a.m. The Kootenay Ice won its third game of the season by stopping the North Island Silvertips 3-0 in B.C. Hockey Major Midget League action Saturday in Nanaimo.The Silvertips rallied back Sunday to grab a series sweep with a 2-0 win.Cranbrook’s Trevor Van Steinburg scored his first of two in the game less than a minute into the opener to spark the Ice attack.Ryan Neil of Fruitvale also scored for Kootenay.