Archive for the ‘Wa’ Category


World Gone By 4/7

75 years ago, April 7, 1938 • Police today denied truth of a sensational narcotics and white slavery story that has made its rounds in Aberdeen and Puget Sound cities for several days. Living

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Dear Abby 4/7

Dear Abby: I’m married to the love of my life. Our 25th anniversary will be here soon. My issue is, my husband has a beard I cannot stand. It’s long and unkempt, and makes him look 10 years older than he is. It has become a real issue between us. He keeps telling me about […]

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World Gone By 4/6

75 years ago, April 6, 1938 • The soup kitchen for single men, which will be abandoned by the state welfare officials, will be kept open by private contributions, under the supervision and direction of the Salvation Army, it was decided today at a citizens’ meeting at the Aberdeen chamber of commerce quarters. Living

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World Gone By 3/31

75 years ago, March 31, 1938 • Exciting years along the northland’s mighty Yukon will be recalled for Aberdeen World readers in a 20,000 word story of early-day experiences of B.F. “Pop” Burgess, a river pilot and mail carrier during the heydey of the “Dawson diggins.” Living

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Dear Abby 3/20

Dear Abby: Is there such a thing as non-physical sexual abuse? When I was young, my father would fondle my mother when I came to sleep with them when I had a nightmare. (She would rebuff his advances.) He would also watch porn in front of me. As I matured, he made comments about my […]

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Dear Abby 3/12

Dear Abby: My husband and I read the letter you ran on Dec. 21 from “Dateless in Dayton.” We have a few thoughts on the matter we’d like to share with him and anyone else who is having bad luck getting responses on dating websites. We are middle-aged and have been together for two years. […]

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Dear Abby 3/6

Dear Abby: While cleaning out my attic yesterday, I found a letter that my daughter wrote to you a few years ago when she was 13. She was responding to a poem that had appeared in your column, “Legacy of an Adopted Child.” She was going through a very trying time and was being bullied […]

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Dear Abby 3/1

Dear Abby: I’m convinced my father’s wife killed him and I don’t know where to turn. He had fought complications from quadruple bypass surgery for a few years, and had been in hospice for months prior to his death. My siblings and I didn’t put all the pieces together until afterward. Although I’m sure Dad […]

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Nailing It Down — Protect your house — tackle moisture at the source!

In last week’s column we talked about the worst predator attacking the integrity of our homes — trapped moisture. Today we want to take you beyond the foundation to explain more ways to identify and attack this incipient hazard. Living

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Dear Abby 2/24

Dear Abby: I have been in love with “Richard” for 14 years. We broke up after we dated for a while because my alcoholic mother kept interfering. She kept telling me how “bad” he was for me — and I, thinking my mother had my best interests at heart, believed her. After a divorce on […]

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