Archive for June, 2013


Quinault property owners wonder about lake closure

Quinault Indian Nation officials have closed Lake Quinault to most recreational activities for non-tribal members, citing environmental concerns. The bans come just in time for the summer swimming and boating season, and local business owners are beginning to worry about the closure’s affect on summer profits as vacationers start to take their business elsewhere. Many […]

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Dear Abby 6/25

Dear Abby: My husband and I invite our friends for dinner quite often, and invitations are always accepted. Recently, I began to notice that we are never invited to some of their homes for dinner. I know entertaining isn’t for everyone, but they do entertain other people — just not us. I’m not sure why […]

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Westport’s Rusty Scupper’s Pirate Daze goes through Sunday

Some pirates are more fearsome than others. This not-so-fearsome lineup competed in the kids costume contest Saturday at Rusty Scupper’s Pirate Daze in Westport. The three-day event takes place along Westhaven Drive at the Westport Marina. The celebration, includes music and other entertainment, games for kids, costume contests and lots of food and beverage choices […]

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Dear Abby 6/20

Dear Abby: I have been with my fiance for four years. He is 32, I’m 23. He is Catholic and I am Jewish. When I met him, I wasn’t particularly religious, but since planning a trip to Israel and after studying under a rabbi, I have become more religious. I now keep kosher and try […]

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Give a gift with some Pop!

OK, kids, take note: There are certain things dads don’t want for Father’s Day — a tie, flowers, live plants or anything that makes household chores easier, such as an electric screwdriver or nifty new shovel. Dads are generally simple guys with simple needs — like a six-pack of beer and five hours of peace […]

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AHS’ Caleb Peinado is graduating into the school of rock

Caleb Peinado is graduating from Aberdeen High School tomorrow. Unlike many of his classmates who have already picked their colleges or universities of choice, he has opted to enroll in the school of hard knocks — also known as the music industry. Peinado — a prodigal blues/jazz/rock guitarist by many expert accounts — plans to […]

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Quinaults release police chief, officers

The Quinault Indian Nation has released its Chief of Police, along with its deputy chief and three other officers. The officers were released last month, following Chief Dallas Hensley’s dismissal April 10. In a written reply to questions from The Daily World, Quinault Nation President Fawn Sharp confirmed the date of Hensley’s departure but said, […]

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Dear Abby 6/8

Dear Abby: I have been dating “Vernon” for six months. We were great together from the day we met. It was like we’d known each other forever and could talk for hours. We talked every night and it was amazing. Two weeks ago, I was raped by a man I thought was a friend. When […]

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Steven Kalas — Rediscovering a child’s secret: Be here, now

When I was a child, my father more than once threatened to get a baseball bat and etch “Steven’s Attention Getter” into the wood. He told and retold a story about a farmer plowing a field behind a stubborn ol’ mule, the punch line of which had to do with the stick the father carried […]

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Chesney keeps fans buzzing with 2-hour parade of his hits

Kenny Chesney put on a show of meaty stadium rock by a veteran, charismatic performer who expertly used every gesticulation and fist-bump to whip the crowd into a dizzy fever. That’s country music today. The Seattle Times: Local News

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