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Showing 24 articles from June 21, 2015.

WHH - Front Page

Crews start long-awaited US 101 permanent fix at Rock Crusher Hill

ARTIC - Rock Crusher Hill on US 101 in Grays Harbor County could be dubbed "Road Crusher Hill." After years of temporary repairs, there's welcome news for drivers who use this segment of highway, notorious for reoccurring landslides.

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Dr. Ken Olson's labor of love

Dr. Ken Olsen is nearing the final lap of refurbishing his beloved experimental aircraft, modeled after the 1964 Aeronca 7 ECA. When finished, Olson's "Champ" will include some parts "borrowed" from 1940s vintage Aeroncas.

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PUD recognizes several employees

By PATRICK L. MYERS

The PUD Commissioners met for their regular bi-monthly meeting June 2 in the auditorium at the Willapa Operations Center.

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Raymond looking to bring in new water tank

By SCOT PEARSON

At the last Raymond City Council meeting (June 15) the short agenda lasted close to 30 minutes in dispensing with city business for another two weeks.

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Time to return to the Artic

ARTIC - After closing in late 2014 the Artic Tavern will be opening their doors once again.

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Veteran recalls memories of Iwo Jima, Guam and World War II
Photo by Steve Eymann Darrell Dow (center) holds a commemorative mug depicting the flag placement at Iwo Jima, while his wife (left) holds a quilt presented to him by Virginia Wallace (right).
Veteran recalls memories of Iwo Jima, Guam and World War II

By VIVIAN EDERSHEIM

Iwo Jima.

For Americans, the name of this tiny island in southern Japan stirs memories of one historic moment captured on film and memorialized in bronze, stamps and other media over the past 70 years.

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WHH - Community

Helping Hands to conduct critical meeting

A meeting to discuss the direction and future of Willapa Harbor Helping Hands (WHHH) will be held on Monday, July 6, at 5:30 pm at the PUD in downtown Raymond.

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Helping Hands to conduct critical meeting

A meeting to discuss the direction and future of Willapa Harbor Helping Hands (WHHH) will be held on Monday, July 6, at 5:30 pm at the PUD in downtown Raymond.

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Pool Board Meeting

The next meeting

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WHH - Education

2015 RHS Scholarships

Listed below are the 2015 Raymond High School Graduating class scholarships.

AMERICAN LEGION: 500 MALAINA LEMPKE

AMERICAN LEGION: 500 MEGAN BALES

BORDENS AUTO: 400 MARCOS AYALA

GERTRUDE NEILSON SCHOLARSHIP:

GENEZARET QUINTANA: 1,000.00 MALAINA LEMPKE 1,000.00

BENJAMIN MEADE 650 DANIELLE MESSER 650.00

KAREN MEYERS MEMORIAL: 500.00 TONANCY AYALA

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Hill recipient of Willapa Wildlife Refuge scholarship
Allison Hill
Hill recipient of Willapa Wildlife Refuge scholarship

The Friends of the Willapa Wildlife Refuge have announced the winner of their annual scholarship of $1,500. This year's recipient is Allison Hill, a 2015 graduate of South Bend High School. Hill will enter Oregon State University this fall to study veterinary medicine.

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Scholarships available

The Delores Soule Fund will provide two $5,000 scholarships

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Three $5,000 Scholarships

The Raymond Schools Foundation will be awarding

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EXTRAS

Be Present on Father's Day

By GLENN MOLLETTE

Sadly, too many Americans are growing up without the presence of a father. According to the U.S. Census Bureau 24 million children live in biological-absent father homes.

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Helping Seniors Learn New Technology

Dear Savvy Senior,

What teaching resources can you recommend to help seniors learn how to use computers, tablets and smartphone devices? At age 72, I am interested in joining the technology revolution so I can keep up with my kids and grandkids a little better, but I need help.

Technology Novice

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How Seniors Can Tame Pet Care Costs

Dear Savvy Senior,

What tips can you recommend to help senior pet owners with their veterinary bills? I have two cats and a dog that are family to me, but their vet bills have become unaffordable.

Fix Income Frankie

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Tales from the Lion's Den

By DICK WOODS

Hey there! It's June already and almost July. That means almost half of the year is over. Several of the major projects for the Willapa Harbor Lions come up during the last half of the year.

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WHH - Miscellaneous News

Internet purchase of fireworks is illegal

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy is reminding Washingtonians that purchasing fireworks over the Internet is illegal.

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WHH - Humor

Garlic Festival brings in the First Day of Summer
Photo by Scot Pearson The 33rd Garlic Festival gathered both the young and the old. The day got a little windy but everyone survived and enjoyed their time at the festival.
Garlic Festival brings in the First Day of Summer

By SCOT PEARSON

OCEAN PARK - On the eve of the First Day of Summer, the Ocean Park Garlic Festival helped bolster in the solstice bringing entertainment, vendors and the celebration of all things garlic to the attending public.

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Sunday Afternoon Live adds, adapts events for 2015-2016 season

A saxophone quartet, a children's program, and a Patsy Cline tribute have been added to the 2015-2016 season for Sunday Afternoon Live.

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WHH - Glance at the Past

A Glance at the Past 6-10-15

100 years ago from the Raymond Herald

May 28, 1915

Big celebration is now assured

The Raymond Volunteer Fire Department last night definitely decided to take in charge the Fourth of July celebration in this city, and the people of Pacific county may now look for one grand time.

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Glance at the Past 6-17-15

100 years ago from the Raymond Herald

June 4, 2015

Raymond to have fine new theater

Manager George Reizner, of the New Lyric Theatre, has completed negotiations within the last week which assure to Raymond a modern and commodious playhouse, which will fill a want that has long been felt by the people of this city.

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Glance at the Past 8-24-15

100 years ago from the Raymond Herald

June 25, 1915

Plan water fight for July Fourth

Plans for the Fourth of July celebration under the auspices of the Fire Department are daily materializing, and give promise of developing into the biggest and best celebration ever held in the county. All roads will lead to Raymond on Monday, July 5, and there will be sport and amusement in plenty for everybody.

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Savvy Senior

Choosing a Home Blood Pressure Monitor
Choosing a Home Blood Pressure Monitor

Dear Savvy Senior,

Can you offer me any tips on choosing a home blood pressure monitor? I just found out I have high blood pressure, and my doctor told me I need a monitor for the house so I can keep an eye on it.

Shopping Around

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