Archive for June, 2012


Hoquiam wants grant to fix boat launch, hoping for river moorage later

The city of Hoquiam will be applying for a grant to renovate a dilapidated Levee Street boat launch and add a boarding ramp for public use, hoping eventually to add moorage on the Hoquiam River. “There is a very strong need to renovate this boat launch,” said Alissa Thurman, city planner, of the existing privately […]

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Jim Daly honored as vet of the year

Jim Daly, commander of the Aberdeen VFW post and executive director of the Grays Harbor Community Foundation, has been named Veteran of the Year by the VFW in Washington state. The award was announced at the state’s annual VFW convention in Airway Heights last week. Local

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7 shot outside Federal Way, Wash., bar, 1 dies

Police in Federal Way, Wash., continue to investigate a shootout outside a bar that left one man dead and six other people wounded. A 21-year-old man who suffered minor gunshot wounds has been arrested and booked into jail for investigation of murder. The Seattle Times: Local News

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Dear Abby 6/26

Dear Abby: “Pennsville, N.J., Reader” (May 15) complained that her book club members don’t always read their current book and want to socialize instead. I can add nothing to your thoughtful answer. Still, her letter troubles me. As you know, literacy is under siege in America, and many people can’t follow the directions on a […]

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Her faith helps others reach their dreams

Most nursing students barely have time for work and classes, let alone community service. Or running an international nonprofit. Lindsey Kargbo just shrugs. The Hoquiam native sees the service as an extension of her Christian faith. She and her husband, John, co-founded Rescue Ministries International four years ago to serve people in his native Sierra […]

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Inslee hits the Port, energy forum at Satsop

Former congressman Jay Inslee hit the Harbor on Friday for his first visit as a Democratic gubernatorial candidate, talking about energy jobs at a summit in Elma and meeting with officials at the Port of Grays Harbor in Aberdeen. Inslee said he understood the Harbor is going through tough times. The county has had double-digit […]

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Dear Abby 6/23

Dear Abby: I regard my photograph albums as diaries. I don’t like to make copies of my pictures for others. My future mother-in-law looked through my albums and chose half a dozen that she would like me to copy for her. I had already given her several snapshots of her son and me, but she […]

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Behind mask, a man with a message

The Seattle Times: Local News

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Alaska Airliner blows 2 tires as it lands in CA

Authorities say an Alaska Airlines plane blew out two tires as it landed at John Wayne Airport in Southern California. The Seattle Times: Local News

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“Doc” Carter addresses the question of retirement

Here’s a “question of the day” for you — and really think about it, it’s the last one you’ll get from Aberdeen High teacher Dr. William “Doc” Carter. “What is the good life? How can you best achieve the good life?” Local

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