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Naselle clinic takes over former bank building

NASELLE — When one door closes, another opens, the old adage goes. On Friday, March 1 Bank of the Pacific officially closed their Naselle b… Read more

Naselle woman sues Columbia Memorial Hospital after stroke

A Naselle, Washington, woman has filed a $4.6 million lawsuit against Columbia Memorial Hospital, alleging the hospital failed to perform an MRI before she suffered a stroke that left her severely disabled. Read more

Local women join in worldwide dress goal

NASELLE — “Every girl deserves one dress” is the vision of the international Dress a Girl Around the World organization. The organization’s… Read more


Obituary: Verlina Blanche Eaton Whitcomb

VANCOUVER — Verlina B. Eaton Whitcomb, 99, died March 18, 2019, in Vancouver. Read more

Obituary: Elaine (Hedlund) Wilbanks

KELSO — On March 23, 2019, Elaine (Hedlund) Wilbanks, 64, lost her nearly year-long struggle with CNS lymphoma. Read more

Obituary: Judy McIntyre

OCEAN PARK — In her eternal life, this world will feel a little bit empty with the passing of Judy McIntyre on March 2, 2019, at the age of… Read more


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Peninsula Youth Golf invites signups

LONG BEACH — The youth of the Peninsula and Clatsop County areas are invited to participate in the Peninsula Golf Course’s Inaugural Summer… Read more

Soccer: Turner Instigates Ilwaco Offense in 5-4 Loss

SOUTH BEND – Jose Delgado scored two goals, including the game-winner with six minutes left, and added two assists in the Raymond-South Ben… Read more


Senior Information & Assistance: Need help with long-term care? Call the ombudsman

Ombudsman. Many people have some idea who this is and what they do. Some people think I just hit random letters on my keyboard… Read more

Editorial: Early fires signal need for preparation

In this normally damp coastal zone where we measure seasonal rainfall in feet rather than inches and where some groves have survived unscat… Read more

An Old Dog's Tale: In the hospital thoughts turn to lights, and darkness

So it was on a Tuesday, I think, Tuesday night, and my wife started complaining about chest pains. I remember thinking that’s a big deal. I… Read more

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