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Decorated floats roll down 3rd St. in Raymond during the lighted parade.
Decorated floats roll down 3rd St. in Raymond during the lighted parade.

Christmas kickoff this weekend

The first weekend in December kicks off the holiday celebration in the Raymond area. Dress warmly and plan to run around on Saturday, December 7.

Start your day off with Breakfast with Santa at the American Legion at 9:30 a.m. Bring the kids down for a hot breakfast. Meet Santa and have your photo taken with him. Breakfast is hosted by Willapa Bay Helping Hands.

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Election certified with most races blowouts

SOUTH BEND - After the last ballot count in the November 5, 2019 General Election on November 26, a final total of 7,666 ballots were counted of 15,511 registered voters in Pacific County. The voter turnout was 49.42 percent. There were hardly any close races and many candidates ran unopposed.

In one close race, Donald Richter defeated Michael Turner by 222 votes in the Pacific-Wahkiakum Superior Court Judge Position 1 race. Richter gathered 51.33% of the vote compared to 48.12% for Turner. Richter received 3,541 votes and Turner took in 3,319 votes.

Toni Williams crushed Michael Lignoski 1,805 to 984 for Hospital Dist. 2 Comm. Pos. 1. Williams amassed 64.03% of the votes cast and Lignoski received 34.91%.

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Suzanne Jean Smith
Suzanne Jean Smith

In Loving Memory of Suzanne Jean Smith

Suzanne Jean Smith (age 72) of Pe Ell, WA, peacefully passed away to be with the Lord on October 30, 2019 with her family by her side. She was born to Harold and Jean Hilton on December 1, 1946, in Wenatchee, WA.

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Mayor Bradshaw fails at PDC complaint filing

Newly elected council member Brandon Svenson received a letter from the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission on Monday, November 25, 2019.

On November 22, Mayor Don Bradshaw, as a citizen, filed a complaint against Brandon Svenson, a candidate for the city council. Mayor Bradshaw stated in his complaint, "As a citizen of Winlock, I believe I have the right to know where campaign funds were either solicited or donated to an individual running for office, and how the funds were spent. I'm aware that the population of Winlock is less than 5,000, there is still a right to know as a taxpayer. There is a reason to believe that the candidate may have been subsidized by the Lewis County News, formerly known as the Town Crier in order to influence votes..."

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Grief Support Group
The Grief Support Group is held at 3:00 p.m. every Wednesday at the Raymond Timberland Library. This meeting is sponsored by Harbors Home Health & Hospice.

Narcotic Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous meetings are held at 6:00 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at 2200 N. Nyhus in Westport.

SOS meeting
Save Our Selves, a non-religious recovery group, holds it meeting every Wednesday from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Tradewinds multi-purpose room, 4305 Pomeroy Ave. in Tokeland. An SOS recreation group also gets together every Sunday from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the Shoalwater Bay gymnasium. There is no charge to attend, but donations are always appreciated.

Yoga Classes
Free yoga classes will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. in the Pacific Arts Gallery on Third St. in Raymond. Donations gladly accepted.

Soup Kitchen
On Thursday, December 5 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1134 Crescent St. in Raymond, is running a soup kitchen. This is a free meal. Beginning in January they will offer the soup kitchen on a weekly basis.

Writing workshop
Every Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. a writer's workshop will be held. Write your story. Your life. Your dreams. Where you've been. Where you want to go and why. Yes, you can write! Think! Put it down on paper and share it with others. Location: 118 Kendrick, South Bend.

Raymond Food Bank
The North Pacific County Food Bank, located on the corner of Larch Street and Park Avenue in Raymond, is generally open to serve those in need every Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Commodities are issued beginning the first Thursday of each month until supplies last.

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