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Showing 17 articles from July 27, 2013.


Fall Webworms Common Here
Fall webworm nest and damage to apple
Fall Webworms Common Here
How to Make the Most of Your Doctor’s Visit

Dear Savvy Senior,


Can you write a column educating patients on how to prepare for doctors appointments? I manage a number of small health clinics, and have found that patients – especially seniors – that come prepared when they visit our doctors are much more satisfied with the care they receive. Thanks for your help.


Patient Educator
Weighing Washington’s High Cost of Doing Business
Gov. Jay Inslee was in New York for the world rollout of BMW’s new electric car, the BMW i3, which is partially built in Washington. We are all justifiably proud of our state’s role and see the car as a harbinger of Washington’s economic future.

WHH - Letters to the Editor

All School Superintendents Should be Vetted

To the Editor:

New school Superintendents should be vetted before he or she is hired!

It is my hope that the public will not assume that the school board will protect

“If You Can’t Stand the Heat, Stay Out of the Kitchen”

To the Editor:

Pres. Harry S. Truman said, “If you can’t stand the heat, stay out of the kitchen”. Well, John Dunsmoor, former Pacific County P.U.D. General Manager and father of besieged Jason Dunsmoor, P.U.D. engineer currently under “investigation” for damages to a man-lift through allegedly improper usage, has not only chosen to get into the kitchen (through his recent letter to the editor) – but has jumped in with both feet, put an apron on, and asked Ron Craig and Dick Sheldon, “What’s your pleasure?”

Kudos to Antilla and Volunteers

To the Editor:


Hats off to Senja Antilla and her crew of volunteers for doing such a good job of cleaning up our city streets.

I have lived in Raymond since 1947 and have never seen the downtown area look so good (even in the


WHH - Local News

Labor Day T-shirts on sale


The 2013 Come & Play on Labor Day t-shirts are on sale now. This years shirts feature the Beach Balls & BBQ theme on the front and  running oysters on the back.


WHH - Sports

Spaghetti Feed in Elma Sat.

ELMA – For race fans and teams looking for something to do this Saturday July 27th they can partake in the annual Elma Auto Racing Hall of Fame Reunion and Spaghetti Feed.  This event will be held during the Shipwreck Beads Northwest Modified Nationals weekend and all proceeds will go towards the organization.

Vikings, Seagulls in for exciting seasons
Vikings, Seagulls in for exciting seasons
The Willapa Valley Vikings and Raymond Seagulls participated in a football camp at Camp Rilea Military Reservation last week along with 16 other teams from Washington and Oregon schools of varying sizes. The final day of the camp both teams participated in 15-play scrimmages. 

WHH - Dining

Senior Center Menu

Thurs, Aug 1: Pork patty, mashed potato, winter mix, fruit


WHH - Miscellaneous News

Cedar Falls  Nursery is dedicated to perfection
Cedar Falls Nursery is dedicated to perfection

About five miles North of Hoquiam on Highway 101, a beautiful sight just might catch your eye; the Cedar Falls Nursery. Overflowing with bushes in every shade of green and flowers with colors rivaling the brightest of rainbows, it’s a hard place to miss.


WHH - Politics

Board of Pacific County Commissioners Community Forum
SOUTH BEND  – The Board of Pacific County Commissioners will be holding a Community Forum on Tuesday,
Senator Murray's Statement on Bonneville Power Admin. Inspector General Report

Recently, U.S. Senator Patty Murray, a senior member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Inspector General report on allegations of unlawful hiring practices at the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA).


WHH - Humor

Barbecue Cook-off August 31st

The Labor Day Committee will be hosting a BBQ cook-off on Saturday, August 31. Contestants will be grilling meats selected by the committee and a panel of judges as well as a peoples choice system will choose winners.

Quilt show runs Friday, Saturday
Photo by Vivian Edersheim Becky Coburn stitches on a raffle quilt which will be displayed at the 2013 Willapa Harbor Quilters’ annual show, Aug. 2-3, at Raymond High School. The event is free and open to the public.
Quilt show runs Friday, Saturday


Quilts, vendors and even sewing machine repair will be available at this year’s annual Willapa Harbor Quilters’ annual show. The event takes place Aug. 2-3 at Raymond High School. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Entry is free and open to the public.

Square Dance & Game Night

The Willapa Valley Grange #527 will be holding a community event entitled Family Square Dance & Game Night at the Grange.  The fun takes place at the Grange Hall, located at 290 Camp One Road in Raymond on Saturday, August 10.

Willapa Harbor Festival Calendar




Raymond High School

Quilt Show

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