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Have you ever been away for a few days and when you returned noticed that the birdbath was dry so you scrubbed it and filled it up. In my case, this is exactly what happened, and after 30 seconds the excitement began. The birds in the yard lined up to take a turn in the clean, fresh water. T…

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I was 11 when Apollo 11 landed on the moon. We all figured by now plenty of people would be living there in pressurized trailer parks, taking giant leaps for mankind.

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Have you ever been away for a few days and when you returned noticed that the birdbath was dry so you scrubbed it and filled it up. In my case, this is exactly what happened, and after 30 seco…

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The village of Chinook on the shore of the Columbia River at its mouth grew up around the wealth of salmon that once swarmed upriver. Since the days before written memory, the first peoples of…

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WARRENTON — On July 10, the 26th annual Seaman’s Day will be held at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park’s Fort Clatsop unit to celebrate Seaman, the Newfoundland dog Merriwether Lewis pu…

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LONG BEACH PENINSULA — Some of our area's lowest tides of 2019 are this week. These predictions for Cape D are representative of tides all along the Pacific County coast:

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ILWACO — The bold painted images of birds and nautical scenes by Lorna Libert of Bellingham are on display at the Marie Powell Gallery on the waterfront in Ilwaco. The artist will attend the F…

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PENINSULA — The photos in this article illustrate the different types of homes that our feathered friends of the Long Beach Peninsula and the Willapa National Wildlife Refuge use.

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A dipnet platform for fishing on the Columbia River near the Dalles, Ore.

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Freshwater ponds are communities that are generally full of wildlife. Many mammals, insects, amphibians and birds are all at home in freshwater ponds and their surrounding vegetation. I visite…

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ILWACO — The Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, located at 115 SE Lake Street in Ilwaco is hosting an exhibit of the work of Joseph Knowles. This exhibition will focus on Joe Knowles as an arti…

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A new river otter family is in residence at the Port of Chinook. Mama takes her babies for some swim time, dock time, and then back to their rock den in the breakwater.

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A limit of rainbow trout dangles from the stringer at Western Lake near Naselle, Wash.

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An osprey prepares to eviscerate a Columbia River large scale sucker, a large portion of the bird’s daily diet.

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The big tease is on! Several species of birds are acting like they want to nest in the yard. A pair of black-capped chickadees seem to be competing with a pair of red-breasted nuthatches for a…

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OLYMPIA — Each year, thousands of Washingtonians go fishing — legally — without a license on “Free Fishing Weekend,” scheduled for June 8-9.

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ILWACO — Wellspring Community Network, Ilwaco High School Youth Action Klub (YAK) and Sources of Strength are hosting the 2019 Color the Lake Fun Run this Saturday, June 1, at 9 a.m. at Black …

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Thinking about spring and all the bird song that fills the air reminds me of that there has been relative silence during the winter months. Bird song begins with spring and builds throughout t…

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ILWACO — On June 7 at the First Friday Art Walk in Ilwaco, set from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. come stroll around town and along the waterfront walkway at the Port of Ilwaco, see the art, meet the artis…

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White pelicans have found sweet spots of fish along Baker Bay and Ilwaco harbor. They have been spotted at various locations for several days. They were a species unknown in the vicinity of th…