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Historical Stella post office gets a new coat

It has been almost 40 years since the Stella Historical Museum has been repainted. The cost for painting was approximately $8,500. These funds were acquired from dues from historical society members,...

 

Cranberrian Fair to be held at Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum

A celebration of local harvest including all things cranberry will be held at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, 115 SE Lake Street, Ilwaco on October 13 and 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Foods, crafters, local artists, and more will showcase the...

 

Remnants of the Past at Stella Historical Museum set for Sept. 9

On Saturday, September 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Stella Historical Society will present "Remnants of the Past" at the Stella Historical Museum. The public is invited to take a step back in time and...

 

Irene Martin to speak at Stella

Irene Martin, award winning author, fisher, retired Episcopal priest and active supporter of community historic preservation efforts will be the featured speaker at the Stella Historical Society's...

 

Stella historians present Remnants of the Past

The Stella Historical Society will hold their annual Remnants of the Past program on September 10 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Visitors will find a museum, blacksmith shop housing logging equipment and working forge, a display of horse drawn and other...

 

Stella historians present Remnants of the Past

The Stella Historical Society will hold their annual Remnants of the Past program on September 10 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Visitors will find a small post office--now a museum--which served the farmers and loggers living in the area. Inside are item...

 

Celebration of Life--Dave Curl

A Celebration of Life service will be held for Dave Curl, former blacksmith, artist and teacher, October 25, at 3 p.m., in the Lovell Room at Fort George Brewery in Astoria. This will be a potluck affair where attendees will share stories about...

 

Cranberrian Fair set for October 11 and 12

A celebration of local harvest including all things cranberry will take place on the Long Beach Peninsula, on October 11 and 12, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Foods, crafters, bog tours, and more will showcase the area’s rich heritage during this...

 

David T. Curl

David Terrill Curl died at his Naselle residence on September 8, 2014 at the age of 55. He was a surfer, welder, teacher, blacksmith, artist, draftsman and commercial fisherman. A veteran of the US Coast Guard, Dave was a lover of the water and...

 

Naselle blacksmiths' work leads them in strange directions

"The blacksmith used to be the king of crafts," Naselle resident David Curl said. "If you needed a tool you went to a smith." Solstice Forge sits on a hill just east of Naselle. It's a sunny peaceful...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 9, 2014

Blacksmiths' work leads them in strange directions

“By Hammer and Hand, All Arts Do Stand”—the motto of the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths “The blacksmith used to be the king of crafts,” Naselle resident David Curl said. “If you needed a tool you went to a smith.” Solstice Forge...

 

Good time had by all at the fair

CLOUDY START--As this work week begins, it's pretty doggone cloudy out here in West Valley this morning, but it's not all that cold, so it's just right for this non-sun lover! It's pleasant enough to be outside in, but not hot and the wind's not...

 

Community News - August 16, 2012

Cooks needed for chili cook-off Cooks are needed for the Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce's Ninth Annual Labor Day “Buzzards Breath” Chili Cook Off in Cathlamet. The event, which this year is a Tolbert Sanctioned event, will be held at the Elochoman...

 

What's Happening at the Fair?

At 9 a.m., this morning, the gates were opened and our 2012 Wahkiakum County Fair festivities and livestock shows began! The Fairgrounds is filled with still life exhibits, 4-Hers showing their animals, food vendors, game vendors, business vendors...

 

Community News - July 19, 2012

Library hours to change July 23 In an effort to balance the budget and also accommodate customer needs, effective July 23 the Blanche Bradley Memorial Library will be closed Mondays. Opening hours on Wednesdays will shift from 6-7:30 p.m. to 1-4...

 

Head to Johnson Park Saturday for a picnic

How did you enjoy the thunder and lightning show last Friday night? It was great until we were awakened by our dogs barking and growling and raising a loud commotion. When we got up, we found an extra dog in the living room on our couch and he...

 

Antique sale at Redmen Hall

GREAT ENDING--Last Friday was nothing but sunshine and warm temperatures. It was so nice, it was almost a shock to the system. With sunshine for a few days, it was time to get that outside work done as they said it wasn't going to last too long. I...

 

Horsemanship Challenge Saturday

BRIEFLY WARMER--As this week began, we'd warmed up a bit from the wet and windy spell we had at the end of last week, so that's been nice. But by Tuesday morning, all was soaking wet again. This is pretty typical Spring weather with it springing a le...

 
 By Stevan Morgain    News    August 27, 2009

Local smith keeps ancient trade alive

Fire, brimstone, heat and smoke: Large hammers, iron men, and a perhaps a few women, are what make mere mortals into blacksmiths. That’s the impression one gets visiting Solstice Forge and talking with owner David Curl of Naselle. Curl stands next...

 
 By Sunny Manary    News    May 22, 2008

Fair manager outlines her goals

This year the Wahkiakum County Fair will celebrate its 100th year. It is a new century that brings a new manager. Sarah Lawrence, a native of Oregon took over the position on April 1. Prior to being in Wahkiakum County, Lawrence studied advertising...

 

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