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Naselle students raising funds, in football playoffs

News from Naselle: Congratulations to the Naselle Comet football team as they head to Montesano to play Almira-Coulee-Hartline on Saturday in a state playoff game. The game will start at 1 p.m. Other sports coming up this week include: Today...

 

Holiday happenings start this weekend

News from Naselle: Sports calendar for the Naselle Comet teams this week: Thursday, middle school girls basketball at Raymond at 5:45 p.m.; Tuesday, middle school girls basketball in Naselle with North Beach at 5:45 p.m. Go Comets! There will be a Ve...

 

Blood drive coming up next Thursday

Daylight savings time ends on Sunday. Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour and enjoy the extra sleep. News from Naselle: Sports calendar for this week includes: Today (Thursday), high school volleyball district playoff game at Tumwater...

 

Finding fire and water; season events start

I hope everyone fared well with the wicked weather we were hit with last weekend. I came home from a wonderful weekend in Oregon with family to water over my driveway and ducks swimming in Lake Fred (normally pasture). And mud. My friend, PJ Katims...

 

Naselle Library hosting interesting programs

News from Naselle: Naselle Comet sports calendar for the coming week: Today (Thursday), cross country League meet at Ocosta at 3 p.m., high school volleyball at Firm Foundation at 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, high school football at Taholah at 1 p.m.;...

 

Covered Bridge dinner was a fantastic evening

The 10th Annual Covered Bridge Dinner was just as phenomenal as I remembered it. I had not attended for the last five years due to caring for my husband. The cooks, the music, the setup crews, the donors of the auction items, our illustrious...

 

Lamp lit dinner set for Covered Bridge

News from Naselle: Sports calendar for the coming week: Today (Thursday), high school football at Washington School for the Deaf at 3:30 p.m., middle school football at Jewell at 4 p.m., middle school volleyball in Naselle with Ocosta at 5:45 p.m.;...

 

Covered Bridge dinner coming up soon

News from Naselle: Sports calendar for the Naselle Comet teams this week: Today (Thursday), high school volleyball at Columbia Adventist at 4:30 p.m.; Friday, high school football in Naselle with Taholah at 7 p.m.; Saturday, high school volleyball...

 

Basketball camp, lasagna dinner ahead

Tornados? Oh my goodness, what a weather pattern we had this past week. The weather has gone crazy all over. I was sitting on the couch on Monday with thunder and lightning all around us, hail falling and three 100+ pound dogs in my lap. They are...

 

Pie social, lasagna dinner set this weekend

News from Naselle: Sports calendar for the coming week: Thursday, high school volleyball at South Bend, JV starts at 5:45 p.m. varsity to follow; Friday, high school football in Naselle with Wishkah at 7 p.m.; Saturday, high school volleyball at Adna...

 

Memorial for Pat Potter set for September 13

It looks like Mother Nature must be mad at something or everything. Unprecedented hurricanes, flooding and fire all over the country is affecting so many people. My prayers go out to the families who are being affected by these catastrophes. Prayers...

 

Football starts Friday, school on Tuesday

I am really ready for some rain and cooler temperatures. This is not my cup of tea. On another note, the old adage “the best laid plans” did not work out so well for me this past two weeks. I had company come back the weekend before the eclipse,...

 

Successful blood drive gathers 41 units of blood

It has been an interesting week for me. I had a message on Facebook out of the blue from a cousin and his wife asking if I planned to be home the following day. We had probably not seen each other for 25 years, and they were on their way from Califor...

 

Local musicians host open mic program

Another incredible Pig Roast/Pot luck and Campout at Poul and Zenaida Toftemark’s. If you didn’t make it, you really missed out. The food was delicious, the music, the games, the karaoke on Friday and Saturday nights, swimming, etc., made for a...

 

Family hosting community campout

News from Naselle: Students in the Naselle schools will return to classes on September 5. The following schedule is for registration of high school students: Seniors will register at 6 p.m. on August 7 and Juniors will register at 7 p.m. on that date...

 

Registration starts for Naselle schools, sports

News from Naselle: It won’t be long now before our kids will return to their classrooms in the Naselle-Grays River Valley high school, and begin another school year. School will start on September 5. In the meantime, every high school student must...

 

Naselle schools seek Mandarin teacher hosts

News from Naselle: The Naselle-Grays River Valley School District is looking for two host families for their two new College Board Mandarin teachers. These teachers will arrive on July 29. For more information please contact Quinn Donlon, Principal o...

 

Make your donations of food or cash to the pantry

It’s definitely summer. The hay fields are full of activity, and I am missing the rain. My house has been filled with family for nearly two months, and it looks like that will change by the time this paper is published. Back to quiet times again,...

 

Group planning to continue senior lunch

I hope everyone had a safe and wonderful 4th of July. Speaking for myself the whole weekend was incredible, filled with family laughs, love and fun. These times are so precious and even though the whole family wasn’t present, it was so special...

 

Community mourns loss of sudden passing

I hope everyone made it through that heat wave Mother Nature threw at us last weekend. It was not what I like. With the dry weather predicted for the next few days, please think carefully and plan for safety if you are having fireworks for the 4th....

 

Out of the frying pan into the nice, cool valley

Made a quick trip to California over the weekend to get my granddaughters home for Father’s Day. We left here at 4 a.m. on Friday morning and it was raining, arriving in Stockton at about 4:30 p.m. to excruciating heat. More heat the next day, and...

 

Sounds of family create a happy place

A week ago my house became filled with laughter and fun after the arrival of three of my teen granddaughters. We have been to the beach, to the Astoria Column, shopping, hiking, hot-tubbing and just plain being lazy. I needed this, and to top it...

 

Food drive a success; blood drive is Wednesday

This is a long awaited week coming up for me. I will have three of my granddaughters here with me and a niece and great niece. If anyone has any suggestions for something fun to do with five girls ages 35 to 12, please let me know. News from...

 

Blood drive is coming up fast

After I posted my column last week from California telling everyone how hot it was, the weather took a turn to cooler. The rest of my trip was in the high seventies and low eighties. Nobody wanted me to leave, because apparently I brought the nice...

 

Pancake feed, blood drive are coming up fast

Down River Dispatches Greetings everyone from hot and sunny California. It’s already 96 degrees and only noon. Thank God for air conditioning. This weather is only one reminder of the reasons we left here for our little piece of heaven in Grays...

 

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