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Willapa Harbor Prom 2018

Willapa Harbor Prom 2018
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Vehicle fire in parking lot of Thriftway

Friday, May 11 at approximately 4:10 p.m. Raymond Fire and Raymond Police responded to report of a vehicle fire in the parking lot of Thriftway in Raymond. According to a scene report supplied by Raymond Fire Chief Todd Strozyk, upon arrival on scene fire crews discovered a red Toyota pickup with visible smoke and flames coming from under the hood.

Raymond Fire quickly cooled the vehicle and extinguished the fire that was discovered to be plastic and wiring burning near the vehicle's air intake and was confined to that area. The scene report also noted that the driver of the vehicle discovered it was on fire after returning from the store after shopping.

According to Raymond Police Chief Chuck Spoor the fire was extinguished quickly, but the vehicle did sustain severe damage. The owner of the vehicle was on scene and no injuries resulted from the fire.

No further details were available at the time of reporting.

Information for this article courtesy both Raymond Fire and Police.

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Lindsey Baum's remains found in Eastern Washington

"We've brought Lindsey home," Grays Harbor County Sheriff Rick Scott stated during a press conference on Thursday, May 10. "Sadly, she was not recovered as we and her family had hoped." Multiple-state and federal agencies from Washington, Idaho, and Montana are now searching the area where she was found hoping to find clues as to what happened. Her disappearance is being investigated as kidnapping and homicide.

Lindsey went missing from McCleary in 2009 after she left a friends house and was last known to be walking a few blocks to her home. That was the last time she was seen or heard from until her remains were found. Two hunters in Eastern Washington found human remains while hunting in September 2017, but because there was no crime associated with them at the time they weren't immediately sent to be tested for DNA by the FBI.

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Happy Birthday

Mary Ann Longsine, resident of Winlock, turned 94 this month.
Mary Ann Longsine, resident of Winlock, turned 94 this month.
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News from the LC Senior Board

The Lewis County Senior Board met on May 3, 2018 at the Twin City Senior Center. The meeting began with Winlock representatives asking for a copy of the prior Minutes and Agenda. President of the Board, Jim Henderson stated, "you don't need any." Eventually the Board provided the agenda. The minutes were approved thereafter but a copy of the minutes was never provided to the representatives.

The board then immediately went into Executive Session for 20 minutes. From conversation during the remaining meeting an assumption was made that in the Executive Session the board discussed the recent resignations of the Winlock representatives: Don Bradshaw, Vice President of the Board, and Louise Winder.

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Napavine hosts Prom in April

Jillian Fuss and Sam Smith
Jillian Fuss and Sam Smith

The junior class of Napavine High School hosted their prom on April 24, 2018. It was hosted at the Washington Hotel in downtown Chehalis.

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'Extra Help' Program Helps Seniors With Their Medication Costs

'Extra Help' Program Helps Seniors With Their Medication Costs

Dear Savvy Senior,

Are there any special Medicare programs that help seniors with their medication costs? My 74-year-old mother, who lives primarily on her Social Security, takes several high-priced drugs that sap her income even with her Medicare drug plan.

Looking for Assistance

Dear Looking,

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Harbor Happenings

Pacific County Job Fair is on Thursday, May 24 from 10:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Ilwaco Timberland Library, 151 First Avenue North. Hiring on the spot for hospitality, tourism and food production occupations. More than 100 jobs available, so bring copies of your resume. Questions? Call (360) 868-7022 or email mfiess@thurstonchamber.com.

Memorial Day services presented by the American Legion Post 150, Twin Harbor Marine Corp League and V.F.W Post 968 are scheduled for May 28. Noon service is at Menlo Cemetery SR 6 and the 1:00 p.m. service is at the Robert Bush Memorial Park in South Bend. Free soup served from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Post 150 in Raymond for all veterans. All others by donation.

Paddle for a Cause is on May 28. Meet at the 8th Street Park.

FRENCH DIP NIGHT: The Raymond Eagles #1631 will be hosting a French Dip Night Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at 215 Third St. Raymond. Includes French dip sandwich, salad and dessert for $8.

Pacific County Resolve Fertility Support Group meetings are the first and third Tuesday of every month at 707 Commercial St, Raymond WA.

Willapa Hills Back Country Horsemen meeting takes place on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at The Pit, 5880 Wilson Creek Rd., Raymond.

Alliance for a Better Community meetings are the second Wednesday of each month at noon, at Sheila's Kountry Kitchen restaurant. The public is always welcome.

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Volunteers needed for the public market

The Willapa Bay Public Market is looking for volunteers to help maintain the market.

High School Students who need community service hours are welcomed to help out.

Contact Mickey at mickey@kelwen.com for more information.

The market still has space available for vendors for the summer.

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