Archive for April, 2013


A journey worth making

When Quinault tribal elder Emmett Oliver first organized the Paddle to Seattle in 1989 as part of the state Centennial Celebration, he had a vision of 100 canoes or more one day returning to the shores of the Quinault Indian Nation. That’s about to come true this August when the Quinaults host the 2013 Intertribal […]

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2 fishermen rescued after boat sinks on Columbia

Rescue boats from the Umatilla County, Ore., sheriff’s office and a rural fire district responded to pluck two fishermen out of the Columbia River near Umatilla after their boat sank. The Seattle Times: Local News

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Four charged in Elma gas station shooting

Four people have been arrested over a “show of force” that led to a shooting at an Elma gas station Saturday and sent a man to the hospital in serious condition. Gordon J. Harper, 39, of Satsop is charged with first-degree assault, accused of shooting a 26-year-old homeless man with a .22-caliber pistol. Rhonda G. […]

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Wash. House OKs transportation budget

The Washington state House on Tuesday passed an $ 8.4 billion, two-year transportation budget proposal as House Democrats unveiled a revenue package that would augment it. The Seattle Times: Local News

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Packed house for free D&R Theatre show

When the audience cheered for the Yonich family, the applause from the packed house was as loud as the show that would follow. “It’s wonderful to have this theater re-opened,” Tony Halekakis said to the crowd that packed into the D&R Theatre Saturday night for the first show since owner John Yonich closed it early […]

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Across the seas to help them see

Overseas, on one of the 7,107 islands of the Republic of the Philippines, live two brothers in their late 20s. Both had assumed they would be legally blind all of their lives, the world a blurry haze of shapes, light and colors. But one day a bus arrived. Inside they received free examinations and a […]

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Dear Abby 4/13

Dear Abby: I’m a 14-year-old girl. I don’t understand why adults tell me to be an independent thinker, to embrace myself, and then put me down for not conforming. Why is it outrageous to come to your own conclusions, speculate, challenge accepted ideas or find your own faith? It would be easier to quietly nod […]

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Dear Abby 4/12

Dear Abby: I’m a 50-year-old man who is serving time for robbery in West Virginia. Every day I wake up acting as if I am in control and don’t have a care in the world. The truth is, I’m scared, lonely and feel totally helpless. All my life I have lived on the dark side […]

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Mourners attend vigil for newborn

OCEAN SHORES — About 55 community members gathered at a candlelight vigil Wednesday to grieve for the newborn girl whose dead body was found last weekend. Mourners left flowers, toys and crosses at the wooded site where a woman out for a walk found the body. “Let this not define our community,” urged Pastor Dick […]

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World Gone By 4/10

75 years ago, April 10, 1938 Sunday, no newspaper published Living

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