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The Crown Alley Irish Pub
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Coast Chronicles: The Crown Alley Irish Pub

Céad Míle Fáilte! — Gaelic for “One hundred thousands welcomes!”

Nanci Main has been serving exceptional food to Peninsula folks for nearly forty years! If you are one of the lucky people who were able to...

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Coast Chronicles: Celebrating KMUN’s 35 years
Coast Chronicles: Celebrating KMUN’s 35 years

Those are the watchwords of KMUN, our very own community radio station now celebrating its 35th year on the North Coast. What would we do without them for lost dogs, weather, jazz, NPR, All Things Considered, Arts Live and Local, Democracy Now, the...

Animal Shelter Report: 
Come visit today for terrific pets
Animal Shelter Report: Come visit today for terrific pets

By Sandy Clancy

Liberty: Great big bundle of joy!

Liberty often sits at the glass French doors looking for someone to take him home. This 3-and-a-half-year-old gray and white tabby is friendly and cuddly, loves attention, and is very...

Safety tops agenda for village gathering
Safety tops agenda for village gathering
Village Club meeting set for April 12
Animal Shelter Report: New pups just in
Animal Shelter Report: New pups just in

Over the weekend, we again collaborated with a rescue group that pulls dogs from crowded California shelters to save them from possible euthanasia. And we got some wonderful dogs that will be ready for adoption into loving homes soon.

Some of...

Guest Column: AmeriCorps program won’t continue
Guest Column: AmeriCorps program won’t continue
Budget cuts mean Pacific County Emergency Management Agency can no longer sponsor an AmeriCorps member for public education projects
Coast Chronicles: Good to be ‘Home Sweet Home’
Coast Chronicles: Good to be ‘Home Sweet Home’

How can I miss you when you won’t go away?

Keep telling you day after day

But you won’t listen, you always stay and stay

How can I miss you when you won’t go away?

— Dan Hicks

By CATE...

Coast Chronicles: 
American in Paris: 2018 edition
Coast Chronicles: American in Paris: 2018 edition

For those of you who think traveling outside the US is an elite-only event, one that cannot be justified while others struggle, do not read further. For those who know that prudent traveling on a modest budget rewards the traveler with growing empathy...

Elementary, my dear… 
Putting the shoe on the other foot
Elementary, my dear… Putting the shoe on the other foot

If I were in charge of “Silent Reading” for the world, I would assign every adult Robert Fulghum’s “All I Ever Needed to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.” Most of us can probably quote parts of it by heart:

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Just think: 
Some things have changed
Just think: Some things have changed

After I spent most of Thursday and Friday working diligently to accumulate all the data and documents for our tax returns, my husband and I dropped them off at 4 p.m. at the CPA’s office. After her review and responding to a few clarifying...

Community in Crisis: Slowly, the conversation begins
ICE detentions begin percolating through local social consciousness
Guest column 
Promise of new life keeps us going
Guest column Promise of new life keeps us going

For the past 25 years I’ve owned in an old house across the field from my father-in-law, Hank Nelson. Each year I’ve had the opportunity to watch new life amid the green fields of the Grays River Valley. Here, the Nelsons have raised...

Mayor’s Corner Long Beach ends year with small surplus

As we look at the finances of the City of Long Beach, one question always comes up “where does all the local sales tax go?” It is astonishing when you look at what is collected and where all the funds are spent. The sad part is that we...

An Old Dog’s Tale: Story from an old wife
By Wayne Downing
Animal Shelter Report: 
We are springing forward with great new dogs!
Animal Shelter Report: We are springing forward with great new dogs!

This weekend we again connected with a rescue organization that saves dogs from overcrowded kill shelters in California and brings them to the Northwest to find their forever homes. We have done this quite a few times in the past year or so, and have...

Coast Chronicles: 
Enough is enough — Out with Jaime Herrera Beutler
Coast Chronicles: Enough is enough — Out with Jaime Herrera Beutler

Yes, it may be earlier than we want to begin thinking about mid-term politics, but the Parkland students have gotten us off to a booming start on election season. This past weekend “March for Our Lives” took place in Washington, D.C.,...

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