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Naselle Youth Camp included in Senate proposed budget plan

OLYMPIA — On Tuesday, the Senate Majority Coalition Caucus released their budget plan for the new biennium. Senate Bill 5048 includes the funding needed to keep the Naselle Youth Camp open and operating, according to a press release from the...

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Bucket of rain ahead for Pacific County in next two weeks
Bucket of rain ahead for Pacific County in next two weeks

Holy hail
Holy hail

Snow causes weather cancellation, delays

LONG BEACH — With about an inch of overnight snow making streets and highways slick, Ocean Beach School District announced a two-hour delay before classes start on Monday, March 6.

School is canceled for the day in Naselle.

Clatsop...

In battle of Gorillas vs. Fishermen, Davenport wins 44-20
In battle of Gorillas vs. Fishermen, Davenport wins 44-20

SPOKANE — The Davenport Gorillas smothered Ilwaco 44-20 in semifinals Friday. The Fishermen will play for third place against Wahkiakum today at 1 p.m., with the loser ending in fifth place under WIAA rules.

Ilwaco held Davenport...

In the Final Four: IHS girls one win away from state championship game
In the Final Four: IHS girls one win away from state championship game

SPOKANE — Eliza Bannister’s corner three-pointer saved Ilwaco’s season and sent the game into overtime, where Makenzie Kaech scored all six of Ilwaco’s points in an intense 50-49 quarterfinal win over St. George’s.

Clam dig OK’d for Twin Harbors, nixed again for Long Beach/Ocean Park

OLYMPIA — Twin Harbors beach will be open March 7 for a week of razor clam digging, during which Copalis and Mocrocks beaches will each be open for two of those days.

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the...

Three vie for open Long Beach City Council seat

LONG BEACH — Three hopefuls for an open seat on the City Council are lined up to answer questions during a public meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday at City Hall.

Tina M. McGuire, John C. Nechvatal and Stephen L. Oman are interviewing for an...

Ilwaco girls win thrilling game at State

SPOKANE — Ilwaco High School girls won an exciting nail-biter vs. St. George School, 50-49, in overtime of the quarter-finals to advance to the semi-finals of the State Basketball Tournament.

Makenzie Kaech sank a two-foot shot with 31...

Heavy snow Feb. 24 at the beach

Observer staff report

LONG BEACH PENINSULA — Forecasts were correct, with heavy snow falling at times Friday morning at sea level on the south Washington coast.

Snow started just after 6:30 a.m., with about 3 inches on the ground on...