Archive for September, 2012


Big second half from No. 2 Oregon sinks WSU

Washington State head coach Mike Leach thought that his team had their best performance of the season against the Oregon Ducks on Saturday night. The Seattle Times: Local News

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Crisp, Drew come through as A’s gain on Rangers

Oakland manager Bob Melvin turned off the Angels-Rangers game before taking the field with his Athletics. He swears he’s no scoreboard watcher in September – what’s the point? The Seattle Times: Local News

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Farm tour gets inside agriculture

Ever wondered how an alpaca farm works? Or why farmers cut the tops off their corn? On Saturday, the Montesano Chamber of Commerce and the Washington State University Grays Harbor Extension office offer a chance for an up-close look at the agriculture of the county. “We constantly hear (that) people simply have no idea what […]

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Ray Bradbury novel “Fahrenheit 451” ignites month-long series of public events

Do you have a burning desire to read a good book and share the experience with others? If so, you may want to participate in the eighth annual Timberland Reads Together program, when the library system encourages readers to take on the Ray Bradbury dystopian classic “Fahrenheit 451.” Each October, Timberland Regional Library takes one […]

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City makes pitch for ferry named Hoquiam

The City of Hoquiam is making a pitch to have one of the two new state ferries named for the city. The City Council Monday night unanimously passed a proclamation promoting a ferry Hoquiam and will apply to have it considered by the state Transportation Commission, which has asked citizens statewide to submit name ideas […]

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The trees are his classroom

As a child growing up in Southern and Central California, Todd Bates always saw the forest through the trees — even when the landscape looked a lot different from the evergreen vista he now enjoys from his office on Fuller Hill at the Satsop Business Park. Fully transplanted as the Grays Harbor College forestry instructor […]

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Quinaults leading challenge to IRS rules

Quinault Indian Nation President Fawn Sharp is leading a challenge to an Internal Revenue Service policy she says unfairly imposes taxes on traditional tribal practices. Sharp on Friday issued a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner objecting to the IRS practice of applying what is known as the General Welfare Exclusion revenue rule […]

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Dear Abby 9/22

Dear Abby: I’m 15 and I really like this boy, but I can’t find the courage to ask him out. I’m pretty sure he likes me, too, because whenever we’re together he holds my hand or puts his arms around me. He has a great smile and personality. We have many things in common, such […]

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Mariners beat short-handed Rangers 6-3

Carlos Triunfel drove in the tiebreaking run in the fourth inning and Miguel Olivo hit a two-run homer in the eighth to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 6-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night. The Seattle Times: Local News

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Bishop Center for The Performing Arts to open new season

The Daily World The Celtic musical quartet Craicmore will kick off the 2012-2013 season at the Bishop Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13. Living

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