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Showing 9 articles from September 27, 2013.

WHH - Education

Willapa Harbor Lions Club Student of the Month
Willapa Harbor Lions Club Student of the Month

Lauren Friese




Dangerous Duels with Americans Caught in the Middle

After spending a couple of days last week in Washington, D.C., I wonder how Congress and President Obama will settle their differences without hurting the taxpayers or crippling our struggling economy.

Obamacare is Here


R&S Financial

Whether you love it or hate it, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) starts open enrollment on October 1st. The plans will be available in three “metallic” levels based on the percentages the insurer pays. They will be known as the Gold, Silver, & Bronze plans.


WHH - Letters to the Editor

Tokeland/Grayland Project Needs to be Put on Hold


To the Editor:


Writing letters to the editor and attending extra meetings is time-consuming. With 106 acres of cranberries and four employees to manage, I’m busy enough. But, after reviewing what our PUD has been doing over the past 10 years, it makes me ask a lot of questions that don’t have satisfactory answers.


TC - Police, Fire and EMS

Former Winlock pastor facing multiple rape charges

A former Winlock youth pastor has been accused of raping one of his previous students and is expected to be arraigned on four charges of second-degree child rape this Thursday.

Michael D. Whitson, 51, currently of Vancouver, appeared in court Sept. 24 for a preliminary appearance where he was informed of his arraignment date and released on $25,000 bond.


WHH - Health

Signing up for health insurance

As of Tuesday October 1, individuals without health insurance may sign up for coverage beginning January 1, 2014 under the Accountable Care Act (ACA) as part of the Health Care Reform Act.


WHH - Politics

Senator Murray’s Statement on Avoiding a Government Shutdown

Editor’s Note:

Last Wednesday, U.S Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, released the following statement on the Senate proceeding to a debate on the short-term funding bill that would prevent a government shutdown while negotiations continued on a long-term budget deal.


WHH - Photos + Videos

Flashy paint job
Those of you who travel on Park Street, I hope you have noticed the new look of the WHMA Food Bank! We were blessed by having Armondo Ayala and his son, Armondo Jr., donating their time to paint our building. The paint was a generous donation from Randy D
Flashy paint job
WVHS Class of ’58
The class of 1958 held their 55th reunion August 24th at Tombstone Willies. Those attending were Front from left Don Schrotberger, Joe Kaech, Dick Burkhalter, Gary Schrotberger, Marjorie (Hutchinson) Hudziak, Carol Anne (Kuttel) Franks, and Mark Nissell.
WVHS Class of ’58
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