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Bus drop: Two kindergartners left by LB park by mistake

LONG BEACH — Kindergartner Lukas Talancon-Williams had worried about a lot of “what-ifs” by the time the smudged glass doors of the school bus swung open for him to climb on board. But, unlike many first-timer riders, the...

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Local VFW sponsoring essay contest

PACIFIC COUNTY — The Veterans of Foreign Wars is announcing the annual Essay Scholarship program for students in the sixth through 12th grades. This includes students enrolled in public, private or parochial schools as well as home-schooled...

Hilltop hires full-time counselor
Hilltop hires full-time counselor

ILWACO — When Betsy Quay, a lifelong east-coaster, decided she was ready for a change, she looked across the U.S. to find it.

“I thought I’d try out the West Coast,” she said recently in her office at Hilltop Middle...

Naselle schools experiencing strong growth

NASELLE — The Naselle-Grays River Valley School District Board of Directors held their regular monthly meeting on Sept. 19 in the Middle School Commons, and learned of continuing growth in the number of students attending district schools...

Newly arrived teachers speak:
Part 2
Newly arrived teachers speak: Part 2

PE, science and electives, Hilltop Middle School

Teaching career: First year as a full-time teacher

Graduated from: Central Washington University

What attracted you to this job?

“This is one of my favorite areas in the...

Local girls attend Tech Trek
Local girls attend Tech Trek
AAUW Tech Trek
Math stymies students in county, state

LONG BEACH — Results on Washington state’s 2016-17 Smarter Balanced assessments show a mix of progress and backsliding among south Pacific County students, largely reflecting the experience of students in Washington state as a whole.

Peninsula Baptist Church hosts annual Pack2School event
Peninsula Baptist Church hosts annual Pack2School event