Category Archive: The Mayor’s Corner

Feb 02 2017

The Mayor’s Corner 01/11/2017

 Wayne Wallace, Electric Department Supervisor, wants to issue a warning to those cleaning roofs of snow.  “Due to the amount of snow this season we encourage everyone to please use caution when clearing snow off your roofs.  Some hazards of concern are the weight of the snow and ice coning off your roof tearing down …

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Jan 09 2017

The Mayor’s Corner 1/4/2017

Welcome 2017! Yep, it’s winter. As we flew home from spending Christmas with our kids in Portland, the area below us was white from Mt. Hood to Boise and beyond. It was interesting to see all the communities no matter the size working to get major streets open for residents. Our crews continue to work. …

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Jan 09 2017

The Mayor’s Corner 12/28/2016

Winter brings more use of fireplaces and wood burning stoves. Weiser Fire Chief, Kerry Nyce asked me to share the following information to help protect against chimney fires this winter. Chimney fires are often caused by burning wood that is too green and heavy induced with pitch and tightening the air dampers down too tight …

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Jan 09 2017

The Mayor’s Corner 12/21/2016

This has been another wonderful week of Christmas activities from the Youth Symphony to the Extravaganza to the Living Nativity to Christmas Programs at the schools and churches. Christmas in Weiser is special. Be sure to take time to drive carefully around town to look at the beauty of the Christmas lights. The lights of …

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Dec 16 2016

The Mayors Corner 12/14/2016

Winter hit us hard this last week.  Two heavy days of snow had our street crew hustling to clear our main streets for travel.  Along with our Street/Park crew we had men from the other departments driving trucks and front end loaders to help clear the snow away.  I took the opportunity on Saturday morning …

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