Thu, Mar 29, 2012
April is national Grange Month
April is always Grange Month and while the Skamokawa Grange will not have an official open house this month, we certainly extend an open invitation to join us at any of our regular meeting times.
Thu, Mar 15, 2012
Pamphlet proves a mine of information
I've gotten a bit more information on a couple of things we've mentioned in this column regarding gas stations and the old cheese factory that were on Puget Island thanks to Hans Fluckiger and Russ Durrah.
Thu, Mar 8, 2012
Work continues on local businesses
It's great to see the work being done to two of our Skamokawa businesses...
Thu, Feb 23, 2012
Seeking vendors for July event
-I've had some calls from folks who want to be a vendor at the Skamokawa Vista Park on July 28.
Thu, Feb 16, 2012
Crafters exhibit at Redmen Hall
The Friends of Skamokawa have opened a new exhibit of crafts from seven local people at Redmen Hall.
Thu, Feb 9, 2012
Valentine Dinner this weekend
THIS IS IT--Yes indeed, this is the weekend that the annual Valentine Diamond Dinner will be taking place at the Skamokawa Grange Hall.
Thu, Feb 2, 2012
New exhibit at Redmen Hall
This Saturday, the Friends of Skamokawa will showcase their new exhibit in the River Life Interpretive Center, which features many local craftsman from our county, and it's entitled, "A Kaleidoscope of Wahkiakum Crafts."
Thu, Jan 26, 2012
Skamokawa Grange has busy schedule
The Skamokawa Grangers met last Monday night, and we enjoyed a wonderful potluck dinner
Thu, Jan 19, 2012
Lots more about former gas stations
I am getting a lot of calls about what various folks remember about the gas stations and other info, and so that makes me feel good as I know you are reading my column and obviously paying attention to details.
Thu, Jan 12, 2012
Gas stations galore back in the day
I got a call from Mike Lawrence last week, former Rosedale resident, and he says he thinks he remembers a station of some type up at the corner of Jacobson Road and Columbia Street near where the sub-station is now. Anyone remember this?
Thu, Jan 5, 2012
Local fills in gas station history
A couple of columns ago, we were talking about the gas stations in Cathlamet and I was happy to hear from Ralph Keyser who gave me quite a history lesson in our former gas stations.
Thu, Dec 29, 2011
Happy New Year!
Here we are at the end of another year, and yet again, we wonder where the time went as it seems impossible that 2011 is over and on Sunday, we will be welcoming in 2012, just amazing.
Thu, Dec 22, 2011
Merry Christmas to one and all
Yes, indeed, the year has gone by very quickly and we find ourselves consumed with Christmas activities right now, and I do hope you have been able to meet up with your friends and loved ones over this time like I did and enjoy these special times that make for terrific memories later on.
Thu, Dec 15, 2011
Only 10 days left until Christmas!
I guess you know by now that Christmas is just 10 days away; hard to believe!
Thu, Dec 8, 2011
Free spaghetti dinner on Saturday
The Free spaghetti dinner at the Skamokawa Grange Hall will be this Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. This is an open invitation to the community to come and enjoy a meal, meet your neighbors, sing a few songs and have the kids get a treat bag from Santa.
Thu, Dec 1, 2011
Some Thanksgiving stories are shared
So, how was your Thanksgiving? I do hope you had a nice time in spite of the rain, as with friends and family around, you can just shut out the nasty weather and enjoy some great company and a wonderful dinner.
Thu, Nov 24, 2011
Holiday events at Redmen Hall
Redmen Hall will be brimming with music, gifts and holiday spirit galore as their annual Holiday Open House, entitled "Come Home for the Holidays" begins this Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thu, Nov 17, 2011
Holiday activities are underway
If you hear someone say that they've got nothing to do, then give them this list, as it's going to be a very busy weekend with many things to do.
Thu, Nov 10, 2011
Bazaar season is in full swing
ext Friday and Saturday, the St. James Family Center will host their annual bazaar, always a big turn out with lots of things going on.
Thu, Nov 3, 2011
Holiday season beginning here
Holy cow, it's November already, can you believe it? In no time at all it will be Thanksgiving and right after that, we'll be scurrying to get things ready for Christmas!
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