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Museum now open on Fridays and Saturdays

NOT QUITE SO GOOD--The really warm, super nice, really good weekend that was supposed to have taken place over Father's Day weekend, didn't quite turn out the way they first predicted it would, at least not here. Go figure! However, after some rain...

 

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...

 

Blood drive in Cathlamet has been set for July 5

The American Red Cross invites the public to donate blood at their next Wahkiakum community blood drive at the Hotel Cathlamet, located in the American Red Cross Bus, at 69 Main St., Cathlamet, on Wednesday, July 5 from 1-6 p.m. To schedule an...

 

Grays River Valley Center news

Grays River Valley Center is changing to summer hours, to allow time to enjoy the summer. The Library has new summer hours: Monday & Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Wednesday & Thursday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Friday closed Saturday 10:00 - 2:00 pm. Sunday...

 

Coming Events

Summer is officially here and we are excited to offer some fantastic events throughout June and July. Our Free Book Exchange was a huge success! In fact, we have decided to extend it for a few more days. Please feel free to pop in and grab a couple...

 

Clatskanie quilt show set for June 23-24

The Clatskanie Quilt Show "Quilting in the Ballroom!" will take place Friday and Saturday June 23 and 24 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., both days with a $4 admission fee. The event will be held at the I.O.O.F. Building, 2nd floor Ballroom, 75 S. Nehalem...

 

Open auditions for ASOC play begin in July

The Astor Street Opry Company has announcd open auditions for “The Birds” by Daphne du Maurier and directed by Sheila Shaffer. Auditions are set for July 24 and 25 at the ASOC Playhouse, 129 Bond St., Astoria, at 6 p.m., both nights. The play...

 

Wahkiakum Events

June 24 Silver Buckle Series 8am Skamokawa Wahkiakum Fairgrounds Patty Dursteler - 360 795-3480 23-24 Pulled Pork Sandwiches & Garage Sale Puget Island: Norse Hall Jan Silvestri – 360 795-8759 23-25 Puget Island Garage & Yard Sales Puget Island;...

 

Ribbon cutting at Vanwinkle Espresso

Linnie Vanwinkle celebrated the grand opening of her coffee shop, Vanwinkle Espresso, with a ribbon cutting last Thursday. There was live music, a drawing for a gift basket, and specials all day....

 

Art in the Park set for August 19

Art in the Park has been invited to be held in conjunction with Squirrel Fest this year. The event will be held in the Longview Civic Circle, directly across from the Historic Monticello Hotel, on August 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The streets around...

 

Entertainment News

On Friday, June 23, at Puget Island Farmers Market, open mic from 3-6 p.m., on the Up-Beet Stage, 59 W. Birnie Slough Rd., Puget Island. For more information call Rob Stockhouse at 360-560-3785. On Saturday, June 24, at River Mile 38 Julie Dalen...

 

Premera will offer health plans in Grays Harbor

On June 19, the Office of the Insurer Commissioner (OIC) announced that Premera Blue Cross has decided to continue offering individual health plans in Grays Harbor County in 2018. The plans will be offered through the Health Benefit Exchange, where...

 

State volleyball tourneys rescheduled for sabbath

The executive board of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) has voted to make accommodations to the 1B and 2B Sate Volleyball Tournament for member schools that recognize the Saturday sabbath upon the recommendation from...

 

Busy time on the river

1. Local ship watchers have been busy this June. On June 9, Cape Horn resident John Polworth photographed the Columbia, which lost an engine and ran aground. Several tugs showed up, and the vessel...

 

Open mic night at Grange on Friday

SO-SO--It depended on where you were this past weekend as to what kind of weather you had. For some, it wasn't a bad day at all, while for others, it was a day of some sunshine accompanied by various rain showers. As we're only a week away from...

 

What's happening at the Fair?

Greetings from the fair office! Dollars for Scholars was a huge success; thank you to all the volunteers who showed up on clean up day and to Neil and Jean Beerbower, Michael Zurick and Courtney Zurick for all the hours you put in to making the fair...

 

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...

 

Coast Community Radio is back in business with backup power

Coast Community Radio, KMUN-Astoria 91.9 FM, is ready for the next weather event or other emergency, now that the station has a new backup generator at its Megler Mountain main transmitter site across the Columbia River from Astoria. “Listeners wil...

 

UPCOMING EVENTS Community Center in Cathlamet

• Our FREE Book Exchange is running through Saturday, June 17th, 9:00-1:00 Monday through Friday and 1:00-4:00 on Saturday. We have a great selection of books so please stop in and pick up some new reads! Refreshments and fantastic conversations...

 

Wahkiakum Events

June 17 Father’s Day Rod Run To The Roadkill Roadkill Saloon; April - 360 606-0179 24 Silver Buckle Series 8am Skamokawa Wahkiakum Fairgrounds Patty Dursteler - 360 795-3480 23-24 Pulled Pork Sandwiches & Garage Sale Puget Island: Norse Hall Jan...

 

Final Students of The Month for this year announced

The Wahkiakum Lions have announced the four remaining seniors in their Students of The Month program. Each senior receives a certificate and a check in honor of their accomplishment. Trinity Mendez wa...

 

The dogs have been running

Four weekends a year, Misty Rivers Howard and Judy Brawn host the Willamette Valley Basenji Clubs, AKC coursing events. There are now three types of events that registered purebred and mixed breed...

 

Local student state champion

Levi Delamarter, a Puget Island resident and a junior at Mark Morris High School in Longview, competes in the WA State HS Rodeo Association (WSHSRA). Delamarter and his partner, Wade Bruemmer of Okanagan, finished the high school rodeo season as...

 

Entertainment News

On Friday, June 16, at Puget Island Farmers Market, Dave McKenzie will perform from 3-6 p.m., on the Up-Beet Stage, 59 W. Birnie Slough Rd., Puget Island. For more information call Rob Stockhouse at 360-560-3785. On Saturday, June 17, at River Mile...

 

Cathlamet Public Library announces partnership with Driving-Tests.org

Cathlamet Public Library has announced a new partnership with Driving-Tests.org, one of the nation’s top sites for driver’s license practice tests. The partnership will strengthen the library’s mission to be a vital gateway to information....

 

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