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An Old Dog’s Tale: Chester was a very good boy…
By Wayne Downing
Animal Shelter Report: 
Hooray! The kittens are coming!
Animal Shelter Report: Hooray! The kittens are coming!

For this past month or so, we have had people wanting to adopt kittens calling and coming in to the shelter hoping to see little felines, only to be disappointed.

Spring/early summer is the prime ‘kitten season” and we know that...

Letter of Thanks

This week the Grays River Valley Center would like to recognize a board member, Shonda Ware and her family. Shonda has been a rock to the Center and the food Bank for more than three years. Shonda is president of the West End Food Bank and is there...

Chinook hearing shows renewed passion for justice
Chinook hearing shows renewed passion for justice
Long path lies ahead but there are promising signs
Coast Chronicles: New Nordic Museum opens
Coast Chronicles: New Nordic Museum opens

From the sidewalk the new Nordic Museum looks almost boxy and industrial as it sits stolidly beside Ballard’s working waterfront, sheathed in a hue of a grey blue to match those Seattle skies. The moment you grab the evocative door handles...

Before filing for office, consider whether you’re really up to the expectations of public service

We’re smack dab in the middle of filing week, the five-day window during which someone may declare their candidacy for office.

There are a number of interesting races this time around, especially within our own little county. I implore...

Think fast: 
May is stroke awareness month
Think fast: May is stroke awareness month

When I was in nursing school, a friend of mine was walking out of a class when he suddenly couldn’t speak, his left arm and leg stopped working. There were other students all around him, but they didn’t recognize what was happening and...

Animal Shelter Report: 
Orange boys are the best!
Animal Shelter Report: Orange boys are the best!

Orange kitties tend to be favorites of our staff and volunteers, and there’s a reason for that- they are wonderful kitties! And right now, we have some great orange guys just waiting for their forever homes.

We say “guys”...

Letters of Thanks for May 16, 2018

The success of last Saturday’s Mental Health and Wellness Walk, co-hosted by Peace of Mind Pacific County and the Stepping Up Initiative, was made possible by a village of dedicated people — dozens of volunteers and nearly 100 donors for...

Letters to the Editor for May 16, 2018

Triathlon this Saturday

Peninsula Poverty Response (PPR) is working hard on raising funds to assist our local homeless population (OWL-Overnight Winter Lodging) and local families with school age children in poverty (Project Homeless Connect.)...

Coast Chronicles: 
Nest-building in Nahcotta
Coast Chronicles: Nest-building in Nahcotta

I have been gobsmacked by the irony of these glorious, glorious days: the whiplash of the beauty of this spring compared with the recent and unrelenting emotional loss of important people in my life. First, my good friend, the brilliant...

Letters to the Editor for May 9, 2018

Resist gaslighting

Since Trump became president he has told more than 3,000 lies. That’s a fact. He has used those lies to Gaslight America like no president ever has.

Gaslighting is a tool of con men and dictators. It is how they...

Plan on fun night and support kids’ club
May 19 dinner and auction will sustain Boys & Girls Club
County Assessor’s Corner: New value notices coming for parts of Peninsula

We are planning on mailing revaluation notices the first week in June. The new values will be used to calculate the 2019 property taxes, which will be mailed out next February.

Please remember that property owners have only 30 days to appeal...

Protecting freedom must be first priority
American Revolution stands in contrast to history of human oppression
Elementary, my dear… 
Even in our not-so-gigantic gene pool…
Elementary, my dear… Even in our not-so-gigantic gene pool…
Fractured society leads to ‘missing links’ between generations
Letters to the Editor for May 2, 2018

Not a politician

We have to stop Trump right now. He has got more people working than have been in probably 30 to 40 years, gave people a little more money with a change in taxes, and is shortly going to meet with the North Korean leader. We...

Animal Shelter Report: 
Long-time kitty residents lingering
Animal Shelter Report: Long-time kitty residents lingering

It always breaks our hearts to see our long-term residents, be they dogs or cats, lingering at the shelter, through no fault of their own. Often they have been surrendered to the shelter by their owners who were moving and could not take them, or were...

Letter of Thanks

Thank you to all who contributed to our annual Salad Luncheon. Your generosity will help continue mission outreach locally and beyond.

Naselle Lutheran Church

Naselle

Editorial: Bitcoin miners may threaten NW’s low-cost power
Editorial: Bitcoin miners may threaten NW’s low-cost power
PUDs, utilities wise to go slow with supplying power to cryptocurrency crowd
Guest column: Congress should invest in national parks

Those of us lucky enough to call this corner of the Pacific Northwest home know how special it is to live close to so many spectacular national parks. Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, in our own backyard, draws visitors from near and far to...

Coast Chronicles: 
‘The Peach Tree’ blooms in Chinook
Coast Chronicles: ‘The Peach Tree’ blooms in Chinook

“The hot summer heat in 1931, when I was five, almost melted the black tar of the center line that divided our street, 73rd street in Los Angeles. It was so soft you could roll a little ball of it in your hand,” said Barbara Poulshock,...

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Our coastal community mourns
Reflections on young lives lost on local waters
Coast Chronicles: Science rules at the Marine Resource Council conference

There were two spectacular events this past weekend. One was the royal wedding and the other was the Pacific County Marine Resource Council 2018...

Peninsula resident reflects on ‘facts poetic’
An Old Dog’s Tale: Chester was a very good boy…
Animal Shelter Report: Hooray! The kittens are coming!

Editorials

Chinook hearing shows renewed passion for justice
Long path lies ahead but there are promising signs
Plan on fun night and support kids’ club
May 19 dinner and auction will sustain Boys & Girls Club
Editorial: Bitcoin miners may threaten NW’s low-cost power

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor for May 23, 2018

Support GGG

We are some of the luckiest people on the planet — living so close to the dramatic sweep of our Long Beach Peninsula...

Letter of Thanks

This week the Grays River Valley Center would like to recognize a board member, Shonda Ware and her family. Shonda has been a rock to the Center...

Letters of Thanks for May 16, 2018
Letters to the Editor for May 16, 2018
Letters to the Editor for May 9, 2018