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National award winner
National award winner

Lynne Goodwin of Flowers by Lynne recently won an award for her "micro macramé" work in a national contest. The award was for the Fire Mountain Gems Seed Bead contest. Goodwin actually got the silver medal in the contest for "wearability," meaning that the necklace she crafted was not only pleasing to the eye, but that you could wear it as well. Macramé is a form of knotting textiles, as apposed to weaving them. Micro macramé is just what it sounds like: macramé on a very small scale.

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South Bend Council holds public hearing B&O Tax

By SCOT PEARSON

SOUTH BEND - The South Bend City Council went straight to work running the first of the Public Hearings to discuss the possibility of introducing a B&O Tax and a 1% Property Tax Levy.

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More clam digs in the works

Looking ahead to next month, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will announce the final word on a tentative dig to begin Nov. 4 after marine toxin tests have been completed. That dig is tentatively scheduled on the following dates, beaches and low tides:

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South Bend shoots down Valley in four
Photo by Pat Myers Karle Friese soars in match play in the Monday night bout with South Bend. South Bend claimed the night in four games.
South Bend shoots down Valley in four

MENLO - South Bend defeated rival Willapa Valley in four close fought games Monday night at Tenoski Gym. The Lady Indians won 25-19, 26-24, 24-26, and 25-20.

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City park to be used as a multi-use facility

At Monday night's Raymond City Council meeting the Mayor's chair sat empty as the council conducted business for the first time after the recent resignation of Mayor Bob Jungar.

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Ted Norman set to retire
Ted Norman set to retire

Moving on

By SCOT PEARSON

Ted Norman of Ted's Repair and Machine is looking to slow down a little as he prepares to move out of the Port of Willapa Harbor and take care of his own projects from his Raymond home.

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Cancer awareness shows growth at all levels
Residents have decorated sections of Raymond bringing attention to Cancer Awareness Month.
Cancer awareness shows growth at all levels

By SCOT PEARSON

Looking at how communities rally around a good cause, most starting from a simple local awareness gathering shows just how effective a grassroots movement can be.

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The new industry starting to build

By SCOT PEARSON

Pacific County is starting to see some of the benefits of the new green industry, marijuana.

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Former deputy facing charges

The Attorney General's Office has filed charges last Wednesday against a former Pacific County Sheriff's deputy accused of misconduct on the job.

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South Bend to institute B & O Tax

By SCOT PEARSON

SOUTH BEND - It was quick work at the South Bend City Council meeting on Columbus Day (Monday) where an additional $200,000 to 300,000 may have been brought into the to the city budget.

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PUD introduces Large Loads policy

Slight rate increases

By SCOT PEARSON

At the last Public Utility District #2 Commissioners meeting of Tuesday, Oct. 7, Resolution No. 1354 was passed by unanimous vote, adopting a new Large Load policy.

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Six candidates answer question at packed forum

By SCOT PEARSON

OLD WILLAPA - Located at the Willapa Valley Grange Hall, this year's Pacific County candidates gathered for a forum attended by at least 60 residents of the area last Thursday night.

In the old #527 Grange Hall, it was standing room only as the seating quickly filled up to hear how the candidates would respond to questions concerning budgets, county policies, past situations and the future of Pacific County.

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Data security breach at DQ

A data security breach at Dairy Queen

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Mayor holds last City Council meeting

By SCOT PEARSON

Raymond Mayor Bob Jungar has thrown his last gavel at Monday night's Raymond City Council meeting. Jungar, who penned his resignation to be effective as of Oct. 15, sat for his final city council meeting, which lasted about 20 minutes, but his assignments are not finished.

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Mr. Doobees will open soon
Finishing touches are added to the new recreational marijuana retail store located in Dick Taylor Industrial Park. Mr. Doobees will open as soon as final state inspections have been completed and inventory is on site.
Mr. Doobees will open soon

By SCOT PEARSON

For recreational marijuana retail outlets "opening soon" can be anywhere from a week to a month. And hopefully for the latest addition to the recreational retail market Mr. Doobees will have a short wait before opening their doors in the city of Raymond.

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Burglars break into Pioneer Grocery

By PATRICK L. MYERS

A burglary took place at Pioneer Grocery in South Bend over the weekend when two juveniles forced the back door to the store open. The burglars used a hatchet and a tire iron to force the door open. Once inside, the juvenile burglars cut surveillance lines to the cameras, forced open the safe and took upwards of $2,000.

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Pacific Transit Meeting

The Pacific Transit Authority Board

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In general, voters in Pacific County do turn out

By SCOT PEARSON

With the 2014 General Election just around the corner, those running for office vie for your attention with political groups telling us all to get out there and vote. Voter turnout in Pacific County seems to run about the same as the certainty of Death and Taxes. Meaning that when there are initiatives or ballot measures dealing with taxes or in relation to death with dignity, the voters turn out in higher numbers.

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Heywood provides commissioners with librarie's strategic plan

By PATRICK L. MYERS

SOUTH BEND - At last Tuesday's (Sept. 23) Pacific County Commissioner's meeting, Cheryl Heywood spoke on behalf of the Regional Timberland Library to report the new "strategic plan" for the upcoming year, including new resources, services, and programs that Timberland Libraries has to offer.

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Harvest Fest at Riverview Center

Harvest Fest at Riverview Center this weekend!

It's time for Harvest Fest at the Riverview Center! Come visit us this Saturday the 27th from 11AM-4PM. Over 25 vendors will be on-hand with their arts, crafts, products, produce, food, kids' activities, and more. A few special things happening this Fest: 12:00: Dedication Ceremony of the Work First's Rain Garden and Senseisato art of Greg Bjordal--attended by distinguished guests; 1:00: Belly dancers; 3:00: the local band, Anatize, performs. Admission and parking is FREE!
If the weather doesn't cooperate we will be moving the event inside the main building. But let's all hope the best!

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Cady intends to keep technology on the upswing

New Principal at Raymond Elementary

There's a new principal at Raymond Elementary school, and he's got big plans for the students. Hailing from Aberdeen, Chris Cady was a fifth grade teacher at the Hoquiam Elementary school, and then at the Cosmopolis Elementary school. At Cosmopolis Elementary, Cady was assigned a new position, the "Technology Specialist and School Improvement Coordinator."

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County to receive compensation for murrelet habitat
County to receive compensation for murrelet habitat

The state Board of Natural Resources on September 2 authorized the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to transfer about 66 acres of forestland,

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Jungar: It is just time that I do something else
Raymond Mayor Bob Jungar
Jungar: It is just time that I do something else

By SCOT PEARSON

Announced last week in the Willapa Harbor Herald, Mayor Bob Jungar made official his resignation from the position of Mayor of Raymond effective October 15.

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Coast Guard rescues two near Long Beach

A Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew rescued two people from a capsized vessel near Long Beach, Sunday.

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Amazing Ryker on the road to recovery

Earlier this year we brought you a story about young Ryker Halpin and his battle with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia or ALL (ALL), a cancer that is characterized by the overproduction of cancerous, immature white blood cells known as lymphoblasts.

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