"Talking History" a unique insight into area's past The Julia Butler Hansen Heritage Center has announced a new event for October entitled "Talking History." Starting on October 9, Center Director Kayrene Gilbertsen has invited local resident Dory Hicks and Carol Cothren to share their stories and memories of Wahkiakum, including stories about family camps, providing a unique insight into local history. Each session runs for an hour between 2-3 p.m. Admission is free and open to all ages. The sessions will focus on the history and culture of the Wahkiakum area. The heritage center is located on Butler Street in Cathlamet and is open to the public Friday and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The center can also be viewed by appointment and is available from meetings, conferences or special events. For more information, contact Gilbertsen at 795-0419.