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Raymond City Council holds discussion on medical marijuana

By SCOT PEARSON

During the April 7 Raymond City Council Meeting, general city business was sandwiched between an almost hour-long discussion on the current business of medical marijuana.

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HAVA cup of tea!
Photo by Vivian Edersheim Betty Wicklund of South Bend and her daughter, Susan Tuttle of Vancouver, wore cat and mouse hats for a fun “best hat” contest at HAVA’s Spring Tea last Saturday. The Willapa Harbor Community Center in South Bend was packe
HAVA cup of tea!

 

Photo by Vivian Edersheim

Betty Wicklund of South Bend and her daughter, Susan Tuttle of Vancouver, wore cat and mouse hats for a fun “best hat” contest at HAVA’s Spring Tea last Saturday. The Willapa Harbor Community Center in South Bend was packed for the afternoon event. The annual tea raises funds for HAVA’s many programs, including Harry’s House in Raymond, a spay-and-neuter program and taking care of “jetty cats” in Westport.

 

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Fun in the sun!
Tristan Hansen pulled off some fancy moves while longboarding at the 8th Street Park in Raymond Saturday afternoon. Hansen flew over Chris Jerles, senior at SBHS. Hansen is a junior at SBHS.
Fun in the sun!

 

Photo by Larry Bale

Tristan Hansen pulled off some fancy moves while longboarding at the 8th Street Park in Raymond Saturday afternoon. Hansen flew over Chris Jerles, senior at SBHS. Hansen is a junior at SBHS.

 

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Commissioners schedule 12th community forum

By SCOT PEARSON

SOUTH BEND – The Pacific County Commissioners gathered on April 8 to hold a regular meeting that lasted 25 minutes and dealt with no less than 21 agenda items.

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Man commits suicide after standoff with cops

By GEORGE KUNKE

Quick response and sound judgment by law enforcement may have prevented a huge disaster after several police and deputies converged on a shooting incident that turned into a suicide at a RV park in Long Beach last Monday (April 7). The man had barricaded himself inside his residence and fired a gun.

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Two-car crackup on Route 6 Monday
Two cars collided on Rt. 6 Monday afternoon at milepost 8.
Two-car crackup on Route 6 Monday

By GEORGE KUNKE

A two-vehicle accident involving four passengers delayed traffic for about two hours Monday afternoon on U.S. Route 6 at milepost 8, eight miles east of Raymond. All four passengers were injured and transferred to Willapa Harbor Hospital. None of the injuries were life threatening. Both vehicles were totaled.

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Raymond City Council holds discussion on medical marijuana

By SCOT PEARSON

During the April 7 Raymond City Council Meeting, general city business was sandwiched between an almost hour-long discussion on the current business of medical marijuana.

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Commissioners schedule 12th community forum

By SCOT PEARSON

SOUTH BEND – The Pacific County Commissioners gathered on April 8 to hold a regular meeting that lasted 25 minutes and dealt with no less than 21 agenda items.

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Long Beach man commits suicide

LONG BEACH – On April 7th, 2014 at 11:50 am, the Pacific County Communications Center received a 911 call advising that a person had been shot in the Safe Haven trailer park located in the 1300 block of Pacific Avenue North in Long Beach.

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Weeklong razor clam dig starts Monday, April 14

OLYMPIA – State shellfish managers today approved a series of morning razor-clam digs starting Monday, April 14, at Twin Harbors and expanding to include three other ocean beaches over the next week.

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No DNA match found for skull

By GEORGE KUNKE

No DNA match has been found yet in the case of the portion of a human skull that was found by a crab fisherman.

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Recreational Marijuana's next steps

In a press release dispatched April 2, the Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) has approved staff recommendations to move forward with a retail marijuana lottery that will start recreational marijuana sales in the state.

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PUD gets a visit from WVHS students

The agenda for the April 1, Pacific County Public Utility Commissioners meeting was fairly straightforward. Commissioners took time to highlight service awards for eight employees

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Knight uses training to help clients heal faster, better
Photo by Vivian Edersheim Kailyn Knight provides massage therapy at Brighton Rehabilitation in Raymond.
Knight uses training to help clients heal faster, better

By VIVIAN EDERSHEIM

Massage therapy is more than a quick fix for sore muscles, according to Kailyn Knight, a licensed massage practitioner (LMP).

Massage therapy is a great avenue for learning about the healing arts, alternative health care, maintenance and preventative health care,” she says.

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Mitchell, Hunter arraigned; more meth cases heard

By GEORGE KUNKE

SOUTH BEND – Mandy Mitchell, 35, Raymond, and Jeffrey Lynn Hunter, 52, Grayland were arraigned in Pacific County Superior Court Friday on several charges. The two were arrested last week after allegedly trying to rob items from the property belonging to Rob Friese in Lebam.

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Happy Retirement!
South Bend School District Business Manager Terri Coon is retiring in April after 35 years with the district. Terri is shown here with Superintendent of South Bend Schools Mike Morris, who is also retiring at the end of June.
Happy Retirement!

South Bend School District Business Manager Terri Coon is retiring in April after 35 years with the district. Terri is shown here with Superintendent of South Bend Schools Mike Morris, who is also retiring at the end of June.

 

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Aiysha Gives the Right Pitch
Raymond High School junior Aiysha Garcia tries to convince Raymond Police Chief and South Bend School Board Member Chuck Spoor that her team's product is superior and deserves investing at last week's Sixth Annual Willapa Harbor Washington Business Week,
Aiysha Gives the Right Pitch

Raymond High School junior Aiysha Garcia tries to convince Raymond Police Chief and South Bend School Board Member Chuck Spoor that her team's product is superior and deserves investing at last week's Sixth Annual Willapa Harbor Washington Business Week, which was held throughout downtown Raymond. Juniors from all three local high schools gathered for the week to learn about the business world.

 

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Cops bust more meth users, burglars

Cops bust more meth users, burglars

By GEORGE KUNKE

SOUTH BEND – Residential robbery, methamphetamine and DUI were the main focus of local law enforcement the past several days with the biggest case involvingMandy Carmen Mitchell, 35, formerly of Raymond, now residing in Aberdeen, and Jeffrey Lynn Hunter, 52, Grayland, who were arrested in connection with the Lebam residential burglary that took place last Thursday afternoon.

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Commissioners mum on “anticipated litigation”

By SCOT PEARSON

SOUTH BEND – At the latest Local Board of Health and Pacific County Commissioners meeting held March 25, the agenda for the Board of Health paid out to the City of Raymond a $2,500 voucher for rainbow Valley Landfill. The meeting was then closed and the Commissioners moved onto the two page, 19 item, County Agenda.

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HAVA helps the community in a number of ways
HAVA helps the community in a number of ways

By SCOT PEARSON

The word is getting out and the community should be aware that Raymond now has the first no-kill animal shelter in north Pacific County.

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Two arrested after daylight burglary
Photo by Scot Pearson Rob Friese walks out of his home with Chief Deputy Pat Matlock. Friese had come home to interrupt a home invasion; his wife was hiding in the woods and called for Rob to come home.
Two arrested after daylight burglary

By SCOT PEARSON

LEBAM - For Lebam residents Rob and Lisa Friese the day started out normally but turned into a brazen daytime home burglary.

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Rask new RHS head cage coach

Derek Rask is the new coach of Raymond HS Boys Basketball.

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Mandy Mitchell, Jeffrey Hunter Arrested In Connection With Lebam Burglary

LEBAM – On March 27th at about 1115am the Pacific County Communications Center received a 911 call from a home owner advising that his house had been burglarized.

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Raymond Woman Arrested On Narcotics and Stolen Property Related Charges

On March 24th, a woman identified as Angela Williams, age 47, of Raymond was arrested at her residence located within the 1400 block of Larch Street. 

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Awesome chile!
South Bend school cooks Julie Dokter and Debbie Williams serve up some of the delicious chili that was available at this year's Second Annual Kiwanis of South Bend Chili Cook-off at Chauncey Davis Elementary last weekend. Dokter and Williams were last yea
Awesome chile!

Photo by Steve Rogers

South Bend school cooks Julie Dokter and Debbie Williams serve up some of the delicious chili that was available at this year's Second Annual Kiwanis of South Bend Chili Cook-off at Chauncey Davis Elementary last weekend. Dokter and Williams were last year's champions, but had to relinquish their crowns to the the Pacific County 4-H cooks and the Raymond Fire Department who narrowly tied for top honors this year. Proceeds from the event go towards local scholarships.

 

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