Onalaska Alliance

  • Carlisle Lake Update

    Onalaska Mill Pond

    The nonprofit Onalaska Alliance owns Carlisle Lake and its surrounding property, and has plans to provide new recreational, educational and historical opportunities for the community.

    There has been a lot of improvements at Carlisle Lake with more to come. The parking lot has been paved and the trail around the lake improved. We have received grants for more improvments. Continue reading for more information.

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  • Celebrating 100 Years

    Onalaska WA

    Onalaska Alliance in partnership with the Onalaska School District and other local organizations invite everyone in the community to celebrate Onalaska's 100th year! This year, 2014, marks the centennial of the birth of Onalaska as a community. Throughout the year there will be opportunities to participate in many awesome events commemorating our collective history and celebrating who we are today. One fun and easy way to celebrate is to paint your mailbox purple & gold! Follow upcoming events on this website

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2014 Northwest Spray Day

2014 Northwest Spray Day was set up to be the first annual one day live spray painting event to take place in the small town of Onalaska, Washington. This location was chosen because it is directly between Seattle and Portland making it perfect for bringing together some of the best spray paint talent from the two largest cities in the Northwest. The artists painted at the Elementary School play shed, the old transfer station and the stack at Carlisle Lake.

About Onalaska Alliance

About Us

The Onalaska Alliance is a non-porfit corporation, the mission and purpose of which is to develop innovative and sustainable economic and educational opportunities compatible with a rural lifestyle in Onalaska and the surrounding area, uniting people of diverse backgrounds to:

Reduce poverty | Enhance and develop cultural and natural resources | Develop alliances with surrounding communities | Promote the common goals of community and celebration
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What's Happening in Onalaska

  • Lewis County Fire Dsitrict 1

    Fire District 1 Special Meetings

    The Board of Fire Commissioners will be having two special meetings coming up. July 31st at 7:00 p.m. concerning contract negotiation for Architectural Services for the new fire station and purchase of replacement pump and transmission for 71 Ford Engine.

    August 14th at 7:00 p.m. Open Government Training for Elected and Appointed Public Officials.

    All meetings will be at the main Fire Station at 244 Carlisle Avenue, Onalaska. The Lewis County Fire District 1 Board of Commissioners holds its' regular monthly community meeting the 3rd Thursday of the month at the main Fire Station.

  • Onalaska Apple Harvest Festival

    Apple Harvest Planning Meeting

    There will be a planning meeting Thursday, July 31st at 6pm. The meeting will be at the Onalaska Community Youth Center. You are welcome to attend if you are interested in helping out with the Apple Harvest Festival or just want more information about our festival.

  • Onalaska Alumni Reunion

    Onalaska Alumni All-Class Reunion

    The Onalaska Alumni All-Class Reunion will be August 2nd. All alumni and their families are invited. More information will be forthcoming here or you can head over to the Onalaska Reunion Facebook page for more information.

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    Onalaska Alliance Community Meetings

    We hold our monthly community meeting the first Tuesday of every month at the Onalaska Community Youth Center, 233 Central Ave, at 6:00pm. If you are interested in getting involved with your community or just want to come and sit in on one of our meetings. You are welcome to join us.

    There will be no August community meeting. Our September meeting will be a candidate forum. More information on who will be attending that meeting will be forthcoming.

    Minutes from our June community meeting

    Minutes from past community meetings

  • Onalaska Community Calendar

    OA Community Calendar and local resource information

    Need to know when upcoming local events are? Be sure to check out our Comunity Calendar. It has information about upcoming meetings and events. There is a permanent link at the bottom left of every page on this web site. Also be sure to look over our Business, Community Resources and Partnerships pages. Links to those resources are at the top of every page. Help support your local businesses and organizations. If your business, organization or group would like to be included on our web site or Community Calendar. Send us an email.

  • Youth Center

    Onalaska Community Youth Center

    The OCYC is closed the rest of summer. We will be opening back up when school starts. Fith graders through seniors in high school are eligible to attend the OCYC. All youths that attend must have a current registration form which can be obtained at the OCYC. The OCYC is located at 233 Central Ave. Onalaska, WA. Just behind the water department building. If you would like to be an adult volunteer or just want more information about the OCYC. Call or text Paul at 360-304-2416.