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Photo Courtesy Michelle Layman - Hallee Layman, a senior at Willapa Valley HS, poses with her personal track and field coach Lex Strom.
Photo Courtesy Michelle Layman - Hallee Layman, a senior at Willapa Valley HS, poses with her personal track and field coach Lex Strom.

Layman qualifies to USATF Junior Olympic meet

Willapa Valley HS senior Hallee Layman finished in fourth place in the shotput at the USA Track & Field Region 13 Championships (July 6), which qualifies her for the USATF Junior Olympic meet in Sacramento, California.

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July on track to be one of the wettest on record

Pacific County and most of the Pacific Northwest was drenched by a rare July Abnormally Wet System, also known as JAWS, last week. Another potent storm is expected to impact the area late this week possibly as soon as Thursday, July 18 or Friday, July 19.

July has already received above normal rainfall for the month, and according to University of Washington Atmospheric Science Professor Cliff Mass, will be well above normal after the next system impacts the area. Some good has come from the drenching according to Mass, who mentioned the recent rainfall has pushed the fire danger to low for most of western Washington and to moderate on the eastern side of the Cascade Mountains.

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Eric Hayes sworn in as a member of the Planning Commission in Toledo.
Eric Hayes sworn in as a member of the Planning Commission in Toledo.

New Planning Commission Member in Toledo

The City of Toledo has a new member that was appointed to their Planning Commission in April of 2019. Eric Hayes is a new resident of Toledo as well as the newest member of the Planning Commission.

Eric and his wife, Cindy moved to Toledo one year ago, during Cheese Days. They lived in Tigard, Oregon for 18 years before moving to Toledo. They are in the tech business, they design and write mobile applications. Hayes stated, "We found Toledo because of the internet. Toledo offers the best internet in the Northwest and is in the top five in the country. It was a necessity for us to have high speed internet. It's the upload speed that got our attention."

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Napavine Funtime Festival schedule

Friday - July 19th

12:00 p.m. - Lunch at Rebekah Lodge - Hot dogs with all the fixings or chili dog with salad and drink

7:00 p.m. - Coronation of Princess Napawinah 2020 - Napavine Grade School

Saturday - July 20th

7:00 a.m. - Breakfast at Rebekah Lodge - Biscuits and Gravy

9:00 a.m. - Car Show - Napavine Shopping Center

11:00 a.m. - Funtime Grand Parade

12:00 p.m. - Lunch - Rebekah Lodge Pulled pork sandwiches, bake sale and vendors in building

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Drum Circle

Naselle Timberland Library presents Community Drum Circle, 2-3 p.m., July 17 for children. Drumming is FUN! Go on a journey of musical exercises designed to teach you how to internalize rhythm and inspire cooperation. By the end you won't be able to stop dancing! All instruments provided and hand-made by the instructor. For more information call 360.484.3877.


Raymond Timberland Library presents Craft-n-Chat, 5:30-6:30 p.m., July 17 for adults. Bring your current project. Visit with others for ideas and suggestions! For more information call 360.942.2408.

Space Dog

Raymond Timberland Library presents Space Dog from Planet K-9, 11 a.m.-noon, July 18 for children. Can musician/author Eric Ode and Benjamin D. Dog find the solution to getting a wayward alien back home to Planet K-9? For more information call 360.942.2408.

SpaceCrafts for Kids

Raymond and South Bend Timberland Library presents SpaceCrafts for Kids, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., July 17 for children. Drop in to make a space-themed craft. All supplies provided. For more information call Raymond at 360.942.2408 or South Bend at 360.875.5532.

Farmers' Market

The Columbia-Pacific Farmers' Market occurs each Fridays from noon to 5 p.m. at Veterans Field in Long Beach. The Market is all summer long through September. For more information visit http://www.longbeachwa.gov/recreation/farmersmarket.


South Bend Timberland Library presents Tie-Dye, 2-3 p.m., July 19 for all ages. It's summer, let's tie-dye! Bring your own cotton t-shirt or socks. Wear something that can get messy. We will have some shirts available for kids who can't bring their own. For more information call 360.875.5532.

Universe of Movies

Raymond Timberland Library presents Universe of Movies, 2:30-4 p.m., July 19 for all ages. Relax and enjoy popcorn and watch a movie with friends. For movie information, please call the library at 360.942.2408.

Learn Watercolors

Watercolor workshop the third Saturday of each month at Pacific Fine Art in Raymond. Class is from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and supplies are provided. Cost is $50. Please bring a favorite photo. Register at Pacific Fine Art, 333 3rd St. in Raymond.

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