By GEORGE KUNKE
There are only a handful of contested seats in Raymond and South Bend in the November 5 General Election.
OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Commerce designated three new Innovation Partnership Zones (IPZs) and reauthorized one other to help spur regional economic growth through key sectors such as manufacturing, global health and technology.
LONG BEACH – Pacific County Commissioners continue to deliver on campaign promises that they heard from the public during the last election.
By GEORGE KUNKE
Mayor Kirk Church is running for reelection for mayor of South Bend as a write-in candidate. The Herald interviewed Mayor Church about his candidacy. Below are his responses.
Julie Struck is running for mayor of South Bend. The Herald interviewed Struck about her candidacy. Below are her responses.
Vader resident Liz Hikcer said, for the last year or so, she and her husband have been making their own bread due to increasing food prices, and are loving it.
So much so, Hicker taught a class Saturday at the Vader Assembly of God on how to make your own bread from store-bought or freshly-milled flour. Organized with help from the church’s women’s ministry, the event was to the public and provided participants with a booklet of fresh bread recipes as well as important information on how to process and store fresh flour (freezing was reccomended).
It’s mid-October and we’ve had enough nice weather to take care of some outdoor chores. Remember to rake your leaves to the street-side of the house for cleanup by the County.
Thanks to the Firewise crew for the cleanup done over the weekend - the chipper will be here later in the month to deal with the debris.
5-week computer class begins in November at Senior Center, $40 for general public and $30 for seniors. Contact Diana, email@example.com or (360) 864-2112, or Instructor Margie Linn, (928) 446-1580.
Wednesday New Life Assembly hosts youth concert with Christian Hip-Hop artist Mending Hope 6 p.m. Free. Oct. 31, enjoy games for candy, popcorn, cake walk and more at the Annual Fall Festival 5:30-7 p.m. For info call (360) 864-4366.
Evaline Elementary’s Booster Club is asking the families of Evaline’s students to donate one bag of candy per student. They need these donations no later than Wednesday, Oct. 23. They are also actively seeking volunteers to help run the games at their Halloween party. Relatives and friends of the students are welcome to call the school at (360) 785-3460 if interested.
The Olequa Senior Center is still currently on the lookout for volunteers—especially in the kitchen, as they are now serving lunch five days a week. Also, remember that their annual bazaar is coming up next month on Saturday, Nov. 23. Any vendors who want to rent a table before they’re all snatched up, please contact the center at (360) 785-4325 for details.
Jennifer Lynn Burkett died Oct. 8, 2013. Born Jan 24,1975, she was 38 years old.
She is survived by daughters Sarah Chaney and Sabrina Burkett, son John Burkett Jr., brothers David Haddock and Mark Haddock, sisters Shelly Lee and Mary Hayes, granddaughters Madison and Andreja, and grandsons Anthony, Adan and Junior.
Services were held Tuesday at Cattermole Funeral Home, with a graveside service held at Claquato cemetery.
Tensions ran high during the Oct. 7 Toledo City Council meeting as Mayor Jerry Pratt and City Clerk Michelle Whitten defended themselves against what they called unprofessional and uncouth accusations by sewer company Blue Array.
Their statements came before and during a presentation by Blue Array, in which the company sought to explain the cost savings of their portable wastewater treatment technology and the ways they could potentially be a benefit to the city.
Strong opposition to a proposed marijuana production facility in Vader has been expressed by residents and officials in the lead-up to a Vader City Council meeting featuring the issue Tuesday night.
The marijuana facility, proposed by Seattle developer Brandon Milton, was a prominent topic of discussion Saturday during the Mayor’s Pie and Ice Cream Social at Werden Park when candidates for City Council stood to address the audience.
By GEORGE KUNKE
Willapa Valley and South Bend easily won two matches last week.
The Vikings swept host Raymond in three games 26-24, 25-17, 25-17 last Tuesday (Oct. 8).
All three of the local volleyball teams have struggled to put may marks into the win column this year, but they have certainly enjoyed playing together. Thus far, Winlock has been unable to claim a victory but they are still working.
"I feel that my team looks way better this year," said Winlock Senior Savannah Fitzgerald.
All those following via text and Twitter around Western Washington on Friday night were excited when the Cardinals took a 12-0 lead over Adna into the halftime locker room.
The Pirates came out and scored 22 straight points and held Winlock scoreless for the rest of the game. Chance Fisher ran for the first TD and accumulated 115 yards carrying the ball. Evan Mitchell added the second TD for the Cards with a 28-yard run while Jonathon Whitney caught two passes for 31 yards of offense.
Chances are that if a vehicle has been traded in, leased, repossessed or totaled, it will find itself among the nearly 9 million vehicles that are purchased each year in an auto auction — either one that caters to dealers or one that's open to the public. And while there are bargains to be had, there's plenty of potential for disaster, too. Most folks should never set foot in this arena. But if you plan on going anyhow, here are some guidelines for success.
Know the Sellers: Before you even step into an auction, call its business office and find out who has consigned cars for the event you want to attend. There are three levels of sellers at most public auto auctions. The first two can be good for buyers. They should avoid the third at all costs.
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