Archive for December, 2012


The Big Chill

MACLEOD PAPPIDAS | THE DAILY WORLD Surfer and journalist Greg Tindall rides an overhead wave without a wetsuit at Halfmoon Bay in Westport on Saturday. Tindall said that he is writing an article about surfing cold water with only trunks and wanted to gain first-hand experience. He hopes to get the piece published in Surfer’s […]

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Drifting Alaska oil rig evacuated, in tow

Calmer weather Saturday allowed the Coast Guard to finally evacuate the 18-member crew of a drifting Shell Alaska oil rig, which is now back under tow near Kodiak, Alaska. The Seattle Times: Local News

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Maine same-sex couples marry in first hours of law

Arriving in a limo, Donna Galluzzo and Lisa Gorney had all the trappings of a traditional wedding: Rings, flowers, wedding vows, an entourage and a friend to officiate. The Seattle Times: Local News

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Little time left to head off longshoremen’s strike

Shipments of products as varied as flat-screen TVs, sneakers and snow shovels could sit idle at sea or get rerouted, at great time and expense, if more than 14,000 longshoremen go on strike as threatened – a wide-ranging work stoppage that would immediately close cargo ports on the East Coast and the Gulf of Mexico […]

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A White Christmas on the Harbors

For a good chunk of the Harbor, snowfall gave residents a white Christmas not to be forgotten. A casual drive from East County on Highway 12 this morning showed snow remained in the foothills surrounding McCleary and Elma, but not much remained along the highway in Montesano. At Clemons Road, snow could be found again […]

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Northwest Wine — Cooking with white wine

If you want to add a bit of flair to an upcoming meal, try incorporating wine as an ingredient. Cooking with wine might sound exotic, but many chefs find ways to work wine into their recipes to add harmony and flair to a dish. Living

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Nailing It Down — Be safe for the holidays

It’s a wonderful time of the year. Unfortunately, with all the excitement and hustle and bustle, there’s an additional risk for accidents and fires. In fact, of the top five days for candle residential candle fires, four of them are this week! Statistically Christmas Day tops the list followed by Christmas Eve, New Year’s Day, […]

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From the Market — Time to simplify Christmas

I woke up yesterday morning with the dawning realization that Christmas was only days away! As I left home for another frantic day, Joe heard me muttering once again about how I long to live in a secluded cabin in the woods where Christmas could be spent in quiet contemplation. It’s a fantasy of mine […]

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Ocean Beach Road crash claims Aberdeen woman

A 48-year-old Aberdeen woman was killed Friday evening on Ocean Beach Road north of Hoquiam when she apparently lost control of the pickup truck she was driving and plunged more than 50 feet down an embankment. Another driver spotted signs of the accident shortly after 4 p.m. and called authorities, who found the woman had […]

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Tsunami debris team reaches dock on Wash. coast

Hiking over primitive coastal trails, a team reached a dock that apparently floated from Japan after last year’s tsunami and just washed ashore on a Washington beach, and an official said the group found Japanese writing inside the structure. The Seattle Times: Local News

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