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WHH - Front Page

Congratulations, quilters!
Congratulations, quilters!

Congratulations, quilters!

Photo by Vivian Edersheim

The Willapa Harbor Quilters’ quilted car won the prize as the “Cutest Car” at the annual Tokeland Fourth of July Parare.  The car was driven by Vickie Fenstemacher with Mary Lou Sell along for the ride. The group created the quilted car cover in 2011 and since then it has appeared in many local and regional parades.

 

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Farm Bureau endorses McClain

Former Pacific County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Mark McClain has been endorsed by the Washington State Farm Bureau.

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Nathan Rogers graduates from U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

Young Adult of the month

By Kayla Camenzind

Nathan Rogers, a 2010 South Bend graduate, finished his studies at Kings Point, the United States Merchant Marine Academy, in June. He will now be working for Chevron Shipping Lanes aboard their tank vessel fleet off of the west coast.

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Three local veterans visit D.C., on Puget Sound Honor Flight
Photo Courtesy Ken Grimm From left are Del Brown, Ken Grimm and Bob Beck while posing beside the Washington State pillar in Washington DC.
Three local veterans visit D.C., on Puget Sound Honor Flight

By VIVIAN EDERSHEIM

 

A trip of a lifetime.”

 

That’s how three World War II veterans from Raymond described their three-day, all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C., as part of Puget Sound Honor Flight’s second mission.

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WHH - Community

Kiwanis to feature speakers

Raymond Kiwanis will hear three interesting programs during July meetings.

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Legion to host anniversary dinner Sat.

American Legion Post 150

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WHH - Education

GHC Spring Honor Roll

The President’s Honor List for Spring Quarter 2014 has been announced and includes more than 300 students earning between 3.5 and 4.0 grade-point averages for at least 12 credits in college-level courses.

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EXTRAS

Gearing up for the Fair with Lovely Flowers
The Valley Blue Jeans garden club planted this barrel to spruce up the fairgrounds with some beautiful flowers.
Gearing up for the Fair with Lovely Flowers

How a garden grows

Fair books are out, the fair queen candidates are out selling buttons, and flowers are being planted at the fairgrounds – the Pacific County fair is gearing up.

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Raymond’s Elk Creek Creamery is a Family Affair
The three oldest children in the Angelovich family do 90 percent of the work involved in producing milk for the creamery. Here they are with one of the two cows they milk daily. From left to right, Ellie, Seth, and Samanatha Angelovich.
Raymond’s Elk Creek Creamery is a Family Affair

Spotlight on agriculture

For the past year, the Elk Creek Creamery in Raymond has offered raw milk made from natural, free-roaming Guernsey cows. The creamery is run by Rex and Sarah Angelovich and their six kids.

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Removing Tax Breaks Would Cause More Problems

By BRUCE WALKER,

Pacific County Assessor

I was in the Dennis Co the other day (ironically purchasing a Discover Pass) when I looked down and saw a petition asking the Pacific County

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Senior Organizations that Appeal to Conservatives

Dear Savvy Senior,

Can you recommend any advocacy organizations for seniors other than AARP? I cut up my AARP card a few years back when they supported Obamacare, and am now looking for another organization that better represents me.

Conservative Senior

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The U.S. Should NOT Be More Like France

By DON C, BRUNELL

President Obama thinks the United States should be more like France. He made the comment recently while pushing for mandatory paid family leave. “France has worked this out, why can’t we?”

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WHH - Letters to the Editor

“Burke Cannot Seem to Keep Good Attorneys”
 
I was disappointed to see Kris Camenzind politicize a victim’s bad decisions and breach her confidentiality in the process, but lets make sure the facts are accurate so that you can decide for yourself. 
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“Public Needs to Know How Hess Plans to do a Better Job”

Four years ago we had two first class candidates step up to run for 3rd District County Commissioner, due in large part to the gross incompetency of the incumbent. One was a long time friend, the other rather unknown to me. My decision to support the latter, based on what I perceived to be her overall better qualifications, cost me a friendship. But, in the larger picture of what was gained for all of Pacific County, that was a relatively small price to pay; no disrespect intended towards her opponent.

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Commissioner Ayers Steps Up to the Plate

Last week’s Letter to the Editor titled “30-year county resident supports Hess over Ayers” rings hollow when its author suggests that incumbent District 3 Commissioner Lisa Ayers “. . . has demonstrated she is not interested in investigating the benefits public employees bring to the county . . .”

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Food Bank Extends Thanks

The volunteers at the Willapa Harbor Ministerial Association Food Bank

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Voter Votes Opposite of Letter Writer

Thanks Michael J. Spencer. You just made my decision to vote for McClain much easier.

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WHH - Local News

Automated pill counting at Sagen's

Sagen’s Pharmacy is pleased to announce

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Ayala earns RN from GHC
monica ortiz ayala
Ayala earns RN from GHC

The Willapa Harbor Health Foundation would like to congratulate Monica Ortiz Ayala as one one of the recipients of the Foundations scholarship on her recent pinning and graduation from the Grays Harbor College Nursing program.

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Lions merger to provide more for community

Tales from the Lion’s Den

By DICK WOODS

Then there was one. And the rumors were true. Two local Lions Clubs, The Willapa Harbor Lions and The Willapa River Lions, have merged into the Willapa Harbor Lions as of July 1st.

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WHH - Dining

Senior Center Menu

The Pacific County Senior Center is located at 324 Jackson Street in Raymond. Meals

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Summer Lunch Schedule

Free lunches will be supplied throughout the summer,

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WHH - Humor

All-American Boys Chorus returns to Raymond Theatre
All-American Boys Chorus
All-American Boys Chorus returns to Raymond Theatre

Performance July 20th

They're back!

The internationally acclaimed All-American Boys Chorus once again brings its troupe of young singers to the Raymond Theatre. The July 20 concert titled, “An American Musical Journey!”, begins at 2 p.m. Their appearance is sponsored by Cecelia Seaman and Sunday Afternoon Live.

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