Monthly Archives: November 2009

Commentary from the Left with Gary Murrell

Conservative Comments with Mike Yarmakovich

Top Ten Money-Saving Tips from Washington State Attorney General

OLYMPIA — As shoppers head to big-box stores and shopping malls on Black Friday, Attorney General Rob McKenna today offered money-saving tips for holiday shoppers.
“You’ll have yourself a merrier little Christmas if you don’t wait on rebates, read the fine

Family, community and WSDOT remember fallen co-worker Neal Richards Saturday

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Transportation wants to thank the citizens of Washington and our colleagues in the public works industry for the outpouring of support for the family of Neal Richards, 42, an 11-year employee who

Hoquiam Police Department Honors Senior Volunteers

HOQUIAM, Wash. - The Hoquiam Police Department. recently recognized two senior CRIME WATCH volunteers for each having achieved over 500 hours of service to the community since the start of the program in December 2007.
CRIME WATCH volunteers Ken Powell and Joan

Razor Clam Digging Approved for First Week of December

OLYMPIA – Clam diggers got the go-ahead to proceed with an evening razor-clam dig starting Wednesday, Dec. 2, with an additional four-day dig tentatively scheduled to start New Year’s Eve.

Evening digs are scheduled Dec. 2-5 at Twin Harbors and Dec.

Pacific County Storm Clean-up Volunteers Available

South Bend, Washington – The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency was notified by Home Depot that they have volunteers ready to assist Pacific County residents with yard debris clean-up.

Please contact Mike Davis or Tamara Roden at (503) 861-9999

Cantwell Announces $88 Million for Landmark Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Project

SEATTLE, WA – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) announced that Battelle Memorial Institute will receive a federal investment of $88,821,251 to develop smart grid technologies that will create jobs and lead to lower electricity bills for consumers.  The funding

Hoquiam Farmers Market News – Turkey Day Edition

News flash!  The Market is breaking precedent by being open today (Monday) and tomorrow (Tuesday) from 9 until 4.  Nancy and her munchkins are hard at work in the bakery, preparing pie dough and fillings for the massive job of

Recipe : White Chocolate Mashed Potatoes

by Chef Jess Owen
Makes 8 servings.

3 pounds yellow-fleshed potatoes, peeled
1 ½ ounces white chocolate, chopped
¾ teaspoon salt
6 dashes hot red pepper sauce, such as Tabasco sauce
1 ½