Luke Whittaker

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Luke Whittaker is a staff writer for Coast River Business Journal and the Chinook Observer. Contact him at 360-642-8181 or lwhittaker@crbizjournal.com.

Rylan Jensen, 10, looks over the nearly $500 fireworks kit, called The Wow Factor, on Monday, June 29 in Long Beach. It was the most expensive…

Cody Slosson, 30, walks with friends Casandra Oberle, 26, and 10-year-old Rylan Jensen. The friends traveled down from Olympia and bought fire…

This is Mark Oman’s second year selling fireworks ahead of the Fourth of July holiday. His new location in Long Beach at the corner of 101 7th St SE.

Casandra Oberle, 26, and Kate Slosson, 22, shop at Kaboom Fireworks stand on Monday, June 29 in Long Beach.

Her hands full 22-year-old Kate Slosson considers an additional purchase of fireworks while browsing Mark Oman’s stand on Monday, June 29 in d…

Protestors march south along Highway 101 from Raymond to South Bend in support of BLM on Friday, June 12.

Kayden Nissel, 15, Hannah Jewell, 16, and Dayna Estle, 16, led a protest from Raymond to South Bend in support of BLM. “I wanted to show my su…

More than 100 protesters marched peacefully from Raymond to South Bend in support of BLM on Friday, June 12.

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