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Down River Dispatches


September 27, 2018

News from Naselle:

Sports calendar for the coming week for Comet teams: Friday, high school football at Lummi Nation at 5 p.m .; Monday, middle school volleyball at North Beach at 5:45 p.m .; Tuesday, high school volleyball at Firm Foundation at 4:30 p.m .; Wednesday, middle school volleyball at Raymond at 5:45 p.m. Go Comets!

A very special congratulations to a deserving young lady for her talent as a good volleyball player. Holly Disch was named one of the WIIA Athletes of the Week last week. Congratulations Holly, for your contribution to an awesome year for the Comet team so far.

“Enchanted April” tickets are now available for the latest production by PAPA (Peninsula Association for Performing Arts). Showtimes are October 5, 6,12 at 7 p.m., and October 7 and 14 at 2 p.m., in the Columbia Theater in Chinook.

Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling 360 836-4448.

Westend news:

One of our greatest freedoms in this country is our ability to vote. With the general election fast approaching, I would hope that every eligible voter will do so. Sometimes it is good to talk with a candidate and get their views on issues and we have a great opportunity to do that on October 9. The Grays River Grange #124 will host a Candidate’s Forum on that Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Grange Hall on SR 4 in Grays River.

Please join in welcoming the candidates, speaking with them and then, please vote in November.

If you don’t already have your tickets for the 11th Annual Covered Bridge Dinner, you may want to get them as soon as possible as there is a limited number being sold. The dinner will take place on October 6 at 4:30 p.m., inside the Grays River Covered Bridge.

Regular admission tickets can be purchased for $35 and Grand American (all veterans and seniors 72 and older) tickets are $25. They are available at the Bank of the Pacific in Cathlamet and Naselle or at the WSU Extension Office on River Street in Cathlamet.

For more information, please call 360 795-3278 or check the website:

The African Children’s Choir will perform at the Valley Bible Church on October 8 at 7 p.m. during their North American Tour. Admission will be free for all ages with a free-will offering following the concert. Check out their website and go to YouTube for a preview of their incredible music and performance.

This looks like a wonderful evening of entertainment for the entire family.

Happy Birthday to the following: Abbey Zimmerman, Rosalie Eaton, Kaitlyn Steenerson, Travis Boggs, Randy Saari, Gayle Gacke, Blythe Engelson and Diane Bennett. Wishing each of you a perfect day.

Happy Anniversary to Tim and Tawnya Steenerson and Luke and Crystal Gardner. Wishing you many more celebrations.


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