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Articles written by Suzanne Holmes

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  • Musical theatre camp

    Suzanne Holmes|Jul 17, 2024

    Lots of laughter and applause filled the historic Cathlamet Pioneer Center on Friday night, July 12. After participating in Cathlamet's first week-long "Summer Musical Theater Camp", ten young local thespians entertained family and friends with an original production, "Shel Silverstein: Poems & A Song". It was by any measure, a smashing success! Under the enthusiastic direction of Joe Baker, Delee Baker and Lorene VanderWalker, the talented Cast Members shared witty poems and delighted the...

  • PCA is planning a birthday celebration

    Suzanne Holmes|May 11, 2023

    Moving forward is exciting! Thanks to a grant from the State of Washington Department of Commerce, the historic Cathlamet Pioneer Center (Pioneer Church) has been restored and is ready to welcome people inside for another 127 years. Fifty years ago, in 1973, the Cathlamet Pioneer Center was added to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). The NRHP is the federal government’s official list of districts, sites, building, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance or great artistic value. It’s...

  • PCA sponsoring clean-up-the-town

    Suzanne Holmes, President, Pioneer Community Assoc.|Oct 15, 2020

    “If your eyes can see a problem and your mouth can talk about it, then it’s time to get your head, heart, and hands busy working to solve it.” Don’t bother googling to see who said this, it was by my grandmother, and my guess is that we all have heard variations of this admonition from our wise elders. She strongly believed that our actions were more important than our words and that our actions in service to others were the most important of all. Perhaps the most famous call to service for me was issued on January 20, 1961, when newly elected...