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Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariner

Photo by Coast Guard
Photo by Coast Guard

United States Coast Guard Air Crews and Boat Crews spent Saturday evening and most of Sunday looking for a missing fishing vessel in Willapa Bay. The F/V Kelli J was reported missing by the wife of the captain and lone soul on board. She reported he had taken the vessel out and did not return to port as scheduled prompting her to call the Coast Guard.

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WWI Memorial re-dedicated next to Willapa Seaport Museum

Photo by Jeff Clemens - The Raymond American Legion Post 650 providing a rifle solute to honor the fallen.
Photo by Jeff Clemens - The Raymond American Legion Post 650 providing a rifle solute to honor the fallen.

Saturday, May 19 the American Legion Post 150 and VFW Post 968, both of Raymond, held a re-dedication for the WWI Memorial next to the Willapa Seaport Museum in Raymond. Around 100 people were present to witness the ceremony including many WWII, Korean War and Vietnam Veterans. The last surviving WWI veteran sadly passed away in 2011.

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South Bend Oyster Shack ready to satisfy your seafood craving

Photo by Jeff Clemens - Dan Lindt pictured left and
Photo by Jeff Clemens - Dan Lindt pictured left and "Meg-a-tron" pictured right working inside the oyster shack in the middle of a mid-day rush.

Coastline Construction owner Shane Moncy and friend Dan Lindt have opened the Oyster Shack next to DSHS in South Bend under the new name OysterBay. For over a month residents and passersby observed the construction as the team setup the location. Moscy and Lindt look to have it open all summer with plans to keep it open during the winter months too.

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United Boys Soccer sees historic season come to an end

Photo by Tammi Edwards - Senior co-captain Dawson Hall celebrates United's third Trico League Title in four seasons.
Photo by Tammi Edwards - Senior co-captain Dawson Hall celebrates United's third Trico League Title in four seasons.

For all of the recent success and rich history of the United boys soccer program (the combined Winlock and Toledo High School squad), neither the program, nor its head coach, Horst Malunat, had never won a state playoff game, until this year.

In each of the past 4 seasons, United has won either the Trico League Championship (2015/17/18) or WIAA District IV Championship (2016/17) or both (2017), but always ended up playing the eventual state champion or runner up in the first round of the playoffs. That all ended last week.

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Toledo Historical Society honors WWI

Toledo Historical Society honors WWI

The Toledo Historical Society held its May meeting on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at the Toledo Library. The building will be open at 3:30 p.m. on May 24 at 7:00 p.m. The Toledo Historical Society will present a program about the World War I Centennial and Washington's participation in it.

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A plaque for Cy Meyers: honoring his memory

Mayor Bradshaw, Cy's daughter Lisa, grand-daughter Kirsten, grandson John and Cy's son Sam
Mayor Bradshaw, Cy's daughter Lisa, grand-daughter Kirsten, grandson John and Cy's son Sam

On April 9, 2018 the family of Cy Meyers attended a Winlock City Council meeting where they were presented with a plaque that is now hanging in City Hall. In attendance were Cy's children, Lisa and Sam, along with Cy's granddaughter, Kirsten, and grandson, John.

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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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