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FOS auction coming to a close this Saturday

WET START--As this week begins we certainly are having a soggy day, so I'm happy that we had a nice Saturday and hopefully the forecast for a dry Monday and Tuesday came true, as the rest of the upcom...

 

Book sale at library Friday and Saturday

VEHICLE CHECK--We went through a lot of road work around here this past summer. Many folks were dealing with chipped or broken windshields, but those kinds of issues are readily seen and most likely taken care of rather quickly. What some don't see...

 

Mules Homecoming was a special one

WET BEGINNING--As I begin this column, it's a very drippy Sunday morning. However, we all know how quickly these forecasts can change. The "mostly dry" week has now changed and so there's only a couple of dry looking days in the current weather...

 

Many businesses now moving to winter hours

DAMP--As this week begins, it's just a tadbit cloudy and it's looking like rain will be arriving before long. It looks to be quite wet in the coming days, so I hope you've got your boots and umbrellas by the door as I think you're going to need...

 

Covered Bridge Dinner has been canceled

WILD ONE--This past weekend had us listening to rolling thunder, accompanied by some flashy lightning and we saw and heard some very heavy rains, along with howling winds! I was happy that we didn't lose power throughout the nastiest part of this...

 

Kites might fly at Vista Park on Saturday

CHANGING--After a warm and sunny weekend, with just a bit of mist Sunday morning, it looks like we may be in for some real weather changes for the weekend. Friday looks to be the start of several days of rain, so while it's not great for those with w...

 

Fiber festival this weekend in Skamokawa

CLOUDY BEGINNING--As this week begins, it's a bit cloudy but still fairly warm, so it's pretty good weather to be working outside. The rest of the week looks to be a mix of sun and clouds and comfortable temperatures, so those days will be...

 

Seeking photos of old Riley barn

SOME DAMPNESS--Our past weekend was pretty nice, after thick fog in the morning hours. A couple days prior to that though, we had some "heavy mist" here and I thought that was just great! Not everybody got damp like we did west of Skamokawa, but...

 

Wahkiakum students begin September 1

COOLER--We have started out this week with some morning drizzle, which was nice to settle the dust for a bit and give the leaf feeding plants a little moisture, so that was great.However, it's usually back to dryness by noon and depending on where...

 

See you at the 113th Wahkiakum Co. Fair

COOLER/WET?--According to the forecast, we may actually see some showers this week but as of Monday morning, it was just cloudy, but drizzle Tuesday morning was a possibility. We'll also have to wait and see if the Friday forecast for 30 percent...

 

Skamokawa church has closed its doors

DAMPNESS/HEAT--As this new week begins, we are enjoying a mild, dry day after a pretty good soaking on Saturday. Here in West Valley, it was a nice steady mist which lasted most of the day and I was very thankful for that. However, temperatures are...

 

FOS seeks donations for online auction

STILL DRY--While we have had some morning clouds and it's been cooler in our area, compared to the areas east of us, it's still plenty dry out there, so I can only hope that the forecast for showers at the end of this week, actually materialize. As...

 

Frozen berry sale will take place

STILL DRY--While Germany, Belgium and other countries are getting hammered by massive amounts of rain, and even our southern states are getting wet, most of us around our area are staying pretty doggone dry. Some areas got some slight mist, but for...

 

Roadwork started in Skamokawa

LOOKING GOOD--As this week begins, we started out with a very sunny Sunday morning and with temps in the low 80s, it's just what the hay makers wanted to see. The forecast is looking dry with maybe a few days with a bit of cloudiness and...

 

Bald Eagle Days are here; have fun

STILL WARM--It's not blazing hot outside like it was for awhile there, but it's still plenty warm, so don't forget to keep that hat on and slather the sunscreen on as well, as it doesn't take much to become a "crispy critter" when you're out on the w...

 

Flea Market at fairgrounds Saturday

COOLER--I don't know about you but these cloudy mornings, with sunny afternoons and more moderate temperatures, like in the 70s, is just right for me! I think the plants enjoyed a break from the intense heat as well, as there were many trees and...

 

Be careful with fireworks, it's dry

HOT HOT HOT--Hot was the word for this past weekend and the start of this week, so for all you sun lovers, I hope you got your fill of it, as the rest of us folks who don't enjoy it as much, have had plenty of it! Being nice and warm is one thing,...

 

PIGYS event this weekend on P.I

PRETTY NICE--We had a very toasty Monday and if the forecast holds true, we've got another batch of hot days as well, so I hope you're all staying well hydrated and as cool as possible. However, our Tuesday morning "drizzle" was definitely a...

 

New exhibit at Redmen Hall

SOGGY--We ended last week with a gorgeous day, as Saturday was just super sunny, but we have started this week, with a whole lot of rain this Sunday! The first part of this week may be on the damp side, but not to fret, as our Monday morning has...

 

Flea market, sale at Grange Saturday

WEATHER--This week has begun with quite a soaker and Sunday night was pretty wild with lots of wind along with those downpours, so it was not a night to be out and about, that's for sure; although you may have had to chase down a garbage can lid or...

 

Car show, Grange sale this weekend

NICE ONE--Unless you hate the sunshine, I don't think you could complain about the weather this past weekend and holiday, as it was very nice outside and certainly a great break from the previous rainy days we had. We enjoyed perfect temperatures...

 

Dollars for Scholars auction begins

NOT BAD--After some morning cloudiness, last Saturday turned out pretty decent although I still think the wind was a tadbit chilly, but then I suppose it all depended on where you were. Sunday morning was a different story as it was all wet when I...

 

Car show will be here in two weeks

NICE ONE--I don't know where you were this past weekend, but around here, we had a pretty nice one. We had morning clouds but by noon, it was back to sunshine, along with a bit of a breeze; it was really quite nice. Personally, I could do without the...

 

Chicken dinner in Rosburg on Sunday

NOT BAD--It looks like this is going to be a pretty decent week for weather, with mostly sunny and mild temperatures, so I hope you've been enjoying it as it appears the rains will return in a few days, so we have to enjoy these nice days while we...

 

Fundraiser at Grange Saturday

HERE WE GO!--We're almost a week into another new month, and I have to tell you that I'm sure somebody has sped up the ole time machine, as these days are flying by! Our last weekend was mostly just cloudy on Saturday after rain on Friday night and...

 

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