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New trial in soccer dribbler death on Oregon coast

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) — A new trial date has been set for the driver accused of killing a man as he dribbled a soccer ball along Highway 101 at Lincoln City on the Oregon coast on the way from Seattle to Brazil…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

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Aircraft maintenance firm plans Mo. facility

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An aircraft maintenance company plans to open a facility in Kansas City that could eventually employ 500 people…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

    

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Utah ape predicts Seahawks will win Super Bowl

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah ape that has correctly picked the Super Bowl winner for six straight years is predicting the Seattle Seahawks will be the next NFL champion…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

    

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APNewsBreak: Mo. was in late running for Boeing

By By DAVID A. LIEB JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri was in the running to land a new Boeing airplane assembly plant right up until the final moments when the company decided to make the plane in Washington state, according to documents released Monday…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

    

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Community Calendar (text format)

ELF DRIVE                                                                                                                 12-13-13                                OUR 2ND ANNUAL ELF DRIVE WILL BEGAN ON FRIDAY NOV.29TH AT 10 AM AT EVERYBODY’S SUPERMARKET IN RAYMOND! IT WILL RUN THRU THE 14TH. TAKING PLACE ON WEEKENDS ONLY. SUPPORT THE WHMA FOOD BANK. WE HOPE TO PUT OUT 200 HOLIDAY BAGS FOR THE LESS FORTUNATE!

**SIX RIVERS WINTER ART SHOW                                                                                              12/7/13               SIX RIVERS GALLERY, PRESENTS THE 2013 WINTER SHOW NOW THRU JANUARY 12, 2014.  FEATURING THE ART OF NANCY EICHENBERGER,  JENNY FISHER, MARY LOU GREGORY, KEN HUNT, TINA KARVONEN,  ROBIN MOORE, R.P. MYERS, ERIK PEDERSON,  ELLEN PICKELL, BARB SHILLINGER, AND MERY SWANSON. THE OPENING CELEBRATION FOR THIS SHOW WILL COINCIDE WITH  HO HO HOQUIAM ON DECEMBER 7, 4 – 8 P.M. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO STOP BY FOR REFRESHMENTS AND TO MEET THE ARTISTS. EVERYTHING IN THE GIFT SHOP IS HANDMADE BY HARBOR ART GUILD MEMBERS. THE GIFT SHOP IS OPEN DURING GALLERY HOURS FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS, 10 A.M. TO 5 P.M. AND SUNDAYS 1 TO 5 P.M. THE GALLERY IS AT 210 6TH STREET IN HOQUIAM, 532-9979, WWW.HARBORARTGUILD.COM   

**DRIFTWOOD PLAYERS                                                                                       THRU 12/14/130

THE DRIFTWOOD PLAYERS ARE PRESENTING A 1940S RADIO CHRISTMAS CAROL! THE DRIFTWOOD PLAYHOUSE IS LOCATED AT THIRD AND I STREETS IN ABERDEEN. TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE DRIFTWOOD PLAYHOUSE, TOP FOOD AND DRUG, CITY CENTER DRUG, HARBOR DRUG, VALU DRUG, DELORES AND FAYS, OR ONLINE. FOR COMPLETE LIST OF PERFORMANCE DATES AND TIMES, CALL THE PLAYHOUSE, OR VISIT WWW.ABERDEENDRIFTWOOD.COM FPR MORE DETAILS

 

**PUSH ROD RAFFLE                                                                                                         THRU 12/14

THE PUSH RODS ARE HOLDING A RAFFLE FOR A CUSTOM 80CC CRUISER! TICKETS ARE $5 EACH OR 5 FOR $20. DRAWING WILL BE HELD ON THE 14TH OF DECMBER! NEED NOT BE PRESENT TO WIN. PROCEEDS GO TO LOCAL CHARITIES. FOR MORE INFO CHECK OUT WWW.PUSHRODS.ORG.

 

 

**VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR ABERDEEN’S COMMUNITY WATCH PROGRAM. THIS WILL BE A STRONG PROGRAM THAT WILL BE WORKING HAND IN HAND WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES AND OUR CITY TO IMPROVE OUR CITY STREETS, PARKS AND NEIGHBORHOODS. OUR FOCUS WON’T JUST BE TO MAKE OUR NEIGHBORHOODS SAFER FOR OUR CHILDREN, BUT ALSO TO EXTEND HELP TO THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN LOST FOR SO LONG. THE MORE VOLUNTEERS WE HAVE THE MORE AREAS WE WILL BE ABLE TO PATROL. FOR MORE INFO CALL 360-593-6861. 

 

BINGO!                                                                                                                                             TFN

THE ABERDEEN EAGLES ARE HOSTING BINGO ON TUESDAY NIGHTS! DOORS OPEN AT 4PM, GAMES BEGIN AT 6PM. FREE GAME! THE ABERDEEN EAGLES BUILDING IS LOCATED AT 208 W MARKET STREET IN ABERDEEN. FOR MORE INFO CALL 532-7520

 

NEW ARC LOCATION                                                                                                                                    THE ARC OF GRAYS HARBOR HAS MOVED TO A NEW FACILITY IN ABERDEEN! THEY ARE A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION ADVOCATING FOR PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPEMENTAL DISABILITIES IN OUR COMMUNITY. YOU CAN HELP THE ARC BY MAKING A DONATION OF MONEY OR GOOD USED CLOTHING AND HOUSEHOLD ITEMS. DROP THEM BY THE ARC AT 523 W 1ST ST IN ABERDEEN, OR CALL FOR A HOME PICK-UP. HOURS ARE MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY 9-4. MORE INFO CALL 537-3700!

 

SEA SCOUTS                                                                                                                                               TFN

GRAYS HARBOR SEA SCOUTS ARE LOOKING FOR CREW MEMBERS AGE 14-21. ADULT MEMBERS ARE NEEDED AS WELL. FOR INFORMATION PLEASE CALL (360) 580-8491.

 

ASSE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAMS IS SEEKING LOCAL HOST FAMILIES FOR INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL BOYS AND GIRLS, AGE 15-18, FOR THE UPCOMING ACADEMIC SCHOOL YEAR.  FAMILIES CAN CHOOSE THEIR STUDENT FROM A VARIETY OF BACKGROUNDS, NATIONALITIES AND PERSONAL INTERESTS.  EACH STUDENT IS FULLY INSURED, AND BRINGS HIS OR HER OWN SPENDING MONEY. THE STUDENTS ARE CONVERSANT IN ENGLISH, WELL SCREENED AND QUALIFIED BY ASSE. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL LORI AT 249-2869.

                                                                                                                                                                

ABERDEEN EAGLES BINGO                                                                                             TFN

THE ABERDEEN EAGLES HOST BINGO EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT AT 6PM. DOORS OPEN AT 4PM! OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! MORE INFO CALL 532-7520

 

LONG TERM CARE VOLUNTEERING                                                                              TFN

INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING?  ENSURE THE RIGHTS, DIGNITY AND QUALITY OF CARE FOR PEOPLE LIVING IN LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES. SET YOUR OWN SCHEDULE AND VOLUNTEER TO VISIT PEOPLE LIVING IN NURSING HOMES, ETC. CONTACT THE LONG TERM CARE OBUDSMAN PROGRAM AT 360-500-4520.

 

BEACH CLEANING VOLUNTEERS                                                                                               TFN

AMERICORPS MEMBER LEANNA REUSS, IN COORDINATION WITH THE PACIFIC COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (PCEMA) AND THE CITY OF LONG BEACH, IS RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS IN AN ON-GOING EFFORT TO ASSIST IN CLEANING PACIFIC COUNTY BEACHES OF TSUNAMI AND OTHER MARINE DEBRIS. LEANNA CAN BE CONTACTED AT LONG BEACH CITY HALL, IN LONG BEACH. GARBAGE BAGS AND MAPS OF PACIFIC COUNTY BEACHES ALONG WITH GUIDELINES REGARDING DIFFERENT TYPES OF DEBRIS ARE AVAILABLE FOR VOLUNTEER USE. FOR MORE INFO CALL 360-642-4482

 

ABERDEEN EAGLES LUNCH                                                                                            TFN

THE ABERDEEN EAGLES HAVE LUNCH MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY FROM 11AM TIL 2PM AT THE EAGLES LODGE. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

 

GH YOUTH CENTER DONATIONS                                                                                               TFN

**DUE TO A RECENT BREAK IN TO GRAYS HARBOR YOUTH CENTER, WE ARE STARTING A FUND-RAISING EFFORT TO REPLACE THE TELEVISION THAT WAS STOLEN AS WELL AS ALARMS THAT WOULD BE INSTALLED TO EACH DOOR AND WINDOW TO THE FACILITY. THE ALARMS ON WINDOWS AND DOORS WOULD SERVE TO FULLY GIVE SAFETY AND SECURITY TO YOUTH AND PROPERTY OF BOTH THEM AND THE FACILITY WHILE THEY ARE BOTH IN THE BUILDING AS WELL AS WHEN THEY ARE GONE AT SCHOOL OR APPOINTMENTS.

 

REBUILDING TOGETHER VOLUNTEERS                                                                                   TFN

REBUILDING TOGETHER GRAYS HARBOR IS A NON-PROFIT IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS AND NEW BOARD MEMBERS. BOARD MEMBERS SHOULD EXPECT TO DONATE ABOUT 2 HOURS OF THEIR TIME MONTHLY AND VOLUNTEERS CAN DONATE AS LITTLE AS ONE SATURDAY PER YEAR TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE. POTENTIAL VOLUNTEERS AND BOARD MEMBERS SHOULD CONTACT LEE HAUSER, THE CURRENT PRESIDENT OF REBUILDING TOGETHER GRAYS HARBOR. HER CONTACT PHONE IS (360) 791-9763 AND HER EMAIL IS [email protected]

 

PAWS OF G.H.                                                                                                                      TFN

PAWS OF GRAYS HARBOR IS OPEN FOR ADOPTIONS ON WEDNESDAYS FROM 10-4, AND SATURDAYS FROM 11-3. FOR MORE INFO CALL 533-1141

 

ABERDEEN EAGLES MEETINGS                                                                                     TFN

ABERDEEN EAGLES #24 AERIE MEETS THE 1ST AND 3RD MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT 7:30 PM. WITH A TRUSTEE MEETING AT 6PM.

 

ELKS LUNCH                                                                                                                                    TFN

**EVERY FRIDAY FROM 11AM TIL 2PM, THE ABERDEEN ELKS LODGE HAS A LUNCH SPECIAL, TACO BAR! $1 EACH! ALL ARE INVITED! MORE INFO, CALL 532-2211

 

DANCE CLASSES                                                                                                                TFN

BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES ARE A FUN WAY TO EXERCISE! BEGINNING DANCE CLASSES TAUGHT BY ARLENE HOILAND, ARE HELD FRIDAY NIGHTS AT 6:30 AT THE YMCA. SENIORS AND SINGLES ARE WELCOME. FOR MORE INFO CALL ARLENE AT 533-1412 OR THE YMCA.

 

THREE R’S THRIFT CENTER                                                                                            TFN

THE THREE R’S THRIFT CENTER IS NOW OPEN! SAVE MONEY ON HUNDREDS OF USEFUL ITEMS, WHILE SUPPORTING THE COMMUNITY FOODBANK! OPEN TUESDAY AND THURSDAY FROM 10-4PM. LOCATED AT 3101 CHERRY ST IN HOQUIAM. AND DON’T FORGET, EVERY TUESDAY, EVERYTHING 50% OFF!!

 

HAVA                                                                                                                                     TFN

THE FIRST AND THIRD WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH THE HAVA HOUSE IN RAYMOND IS OPEN TO SHOW OFF THEIR ANIMALS LOOKING FOR A FOREVER HOME.  THE HOUSE IS LOCATED AT 431 2ND STREET (BETWEEN DURYEA AND ELLIS) AND WILL BE OPEN FROM 2-5.  YOU CAN ALSO CALL US AT 360 942-4716 TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO SEE THEM OR CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE WWW.HAVA-HEART.ORG.

 

ART ENTRIES                                                                                                                       NOW-2/14/14

A CALL FOR ENTRIES! THE ASSOCIATED ARTS OF OCEAN SHORES’ 45TH ANNUAL FINE ARTS AND PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW AND YOUTH ART SHOW WILL BE COMING UP SOON! ENTER YOUR BEST WORK AND COMPETE FOR CASH AWARDS! GO TO WWW.ASSOCIATEDARTS.ORG FOR MORE INFO! DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 14TH 2014!

 

TEAM BOB BURGER NIGHT                                                                                             12/6/13

RELAY FOR LIFE FUNDRAISER! TEAM BOB BURGER NIGHT. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6TH, FROM 5-8PM AT THE 40&8. WEAR YOUR UGLIEST SWEATER TO WIN A PRIZE! BASKET DRAWINGS, RAFFLES, ETC.

 

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR                                                                                                        12/6-12/7

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR TO BENEFIT LOCAL RELAY FOR LIFE! FRIDAY, DEC 6TH, 11AM-4PM & SATURDAY DEC 7TH, 8AM-4PM @ MCCLEARY COMMUNITY CENTER. COME ENJOY A “ONE STOP” SHOPPING EXPERIENCE WITH GIFTS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY, INCLUDING

DELICIOUS BAKED GOODS, BEAUTIFUL HOLIDAY DECORATIONS AND CRAFTS, APPAREL, TREATS AND SO MUCH MORE! FREE HOT MULLED CIDER TOO!

 

RAYMOND HIGH SCHOOL RELAY CRAFT BAZAAR                                                    12/7/13

THE RAYMOND HIGH SCHOOL RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM IS HOSTING THE 5TH ANNUAL HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS CHRISTMAS BAZAAR ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7TH FROM 10:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M. AT THE RAYMOND HIGH SCHOOL COMMONS. THE BAZAAR GIVES SHOPPERS A CHANCE TO DO HOLIDAY SHOPPING AND GIVE BACK TO OUR RELAY FOR LIFE EVENT! INTERESTED VENDORS CAN RESERVE A SPACE FOR ONLY $25 PLUS A RAFFLE ITEM. PLEASE CONTACT KAITLYNN HAGER AT 360-208-4312 OR EMAIL [email protected] TO REGISTER OR FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

 

CITIZEN FULL SCALE DISASTER EXERCISE                                                                 12/7/13

GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT WOULD LIKE TO ANNOUNCE A CITIZEN FULL SCALE DISASTER EXERCISE ON SATURDAY DECEMBER 7TH AT THE SOUTH SHORE MALL IN ABERDEEN FROM 10AM TO 3PM. THE EVENT IS OPEN TO EVERYONE INCLUDING CERT TEAMS, CHURCH GROUPS, SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS, SCHOOL GROUPS AND INDIVIDUAL CITIZENS. PLEASE PASS THE WORD AND BRING A FRIEND, BRING YOUR CHILDREN AND BRING YOUR ENERGY!

 

ALLIANCE FOR A BETTER COMMUNITY CONCESSIONS                                          12-7-13

ON DECEMBER 7, DURING THE CHRISTMAS PARADE OR AS LONG AS PRODUCT LASTS, ABC WILL BE OFFERING FREE HOT BEVERAGES OF COFFEE AND SPICED CIDER LOCATED AT THE CONCESSION OF THE RAYMOND THEATER.  PLEASE COME AND HELP YOURSELF TO A WARM UP CUP FROM ABC AS A THANK YOU FOR YOUR WONDERFUL SUPPORT.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

 

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA!                                                                                                          12-7-13
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA (SPONSORED BY THE EHS DANCE/DRILL BOOSTERS) SAT. DEC. 7TH FROM 8AM – 11AM AT THE ELMA HIGH SCHOOL COMMONS. ENJOY PANCAKES, SAUSAGE, HOT CHOCOLATE W/PEPPERMINT STICKS, JUICE, AND COFFEE! SANTA WILL BE THERE! BRING YOUR OWN CAMERA AND TAKE AS MANY PHOTOS AS YOU WISH FOR ONLY $2.00! COSTS: $5 PER ADULT, $3 PER CHILD (KIDS 3 AND UNDER ARE FREE) KIDS CRAFTS, COLORING AND ACTIVITIES ALSO INCLUDED WITH BREAKFAST.

 

PICTURES WITH SANTA-                                                                                                   12-7-13

 PRESENTED BY THE GRAYS HARBOR COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, TO BENEFIT THE PEDIATRIC FUND. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7TH 10AM TO NOON AND 1 TO 3PM AT KAUFMAN SCROGGS IN ABERDEEN. $10 FOR A 5X7 COLOR PHOTO

 

STUFF THE BUS                                                                                                                  12/7/13                    THE STUFF THE BUSS FUNDRAISER, SPONSORED BY GRACE COMMUNITY CHURCH, WILL BE AT PIONEER GROCERY IN SOUTH BEND AND WILL BE DIVIDED BETWEEN THE WHMA FOOD BANK AND THE LEGACY FOOD BANK. IT WILL HELD ON SATURDAY, DEC.7TH AT 9:30 TO 3:30  PLEASE GIVE WHAT YOU CAN TO HELP US FEED THE HUNGRY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON.

“NUTS AND BOLTS”                                                                                                          12-12-13

DO YOU HAVE A PASSION FOR WORKING WITH SENIORS OR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES? DSHS HOME AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DIVISION IS HOLDING A WORKSHOP CALLED “NUTS AND BOLTS” WHICH PROVIDES IN-DEPTH INFORMATION FOR RESEARCHING, PLANNING, AND OPENING AN ADULT FAMILY HOME. “NUTS AND BOLTS “WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER 12, 2013 AT 1:00 PM IN THE ABERDEEN HCS OFFICE: 415 WEST WISHKAH ST. SUITE A2 ABERDEEN, WA TO REGISTER CALL: 360-664-9144

 

 

 

 

 

 

RAYMOND MCTAKEOVER                                                                                                12-11-13                             THE WILLAPA VALLEY ASB WILL BE HOSTING THE MC TAKEOVER AT THE RAYMOND MCDONALDS ON WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 11TH, 2013 FROM 5:00-8:00 P.M. THE FUNDS RAISED WILL BE CREDITED TO THE WILLAPA VALLEY ASB FOOD BOWL DRIVE.

CHRISTMAS CHEER                                                                                                                       12-12-13

“CHRISTMAS CHEER” A LUNCHEON DESIGNED FOR WOMEN WILL BE HELD AT THE ABERDEEN ROTARY LOG PAVILION ON DECEMBER 12TH. STARTS AT 11:30 AM. COST IS $14 ALL INCLUSIVE. SPECIAL FEATURE WILL BE “THE GOLD AIRES”. MUSIC BY ROBERTA CLELAND. GUEST SPEAKER WILL BE B.J. BASSETT FROM ROSEBURG,OREGON. RESERVATIONS AND CANCELLATIONS NECESSARY. FOR MORE INFO CALL 532-7998

 

COOKIES AND COLLECTABLES                                                                                      12-14-13

COOKIES AND COLLECTABLES SALE ON DECEMBER 14TH  FROM 11AM TIL 2PM AT THE HOQUIAM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, LOCATED AT 520 5TH STREET!

 

PETS PICTURES WITH SANTA                                                                             12-14-13

ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14TH, ELMA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND ELMA FEED & FARM SUPPLY ARE SPONSORING PICTURES WITH SANTA.  BRING YOUR KIDS AND PETS TO ELMA FEED & FARM SUPPLY STORE, 424 N. 2ND STREET ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14TH, 11 A.M. – 3 P.M.  PICTURES INCLUDING HOLIDAY PHOTO FRAMES ARE $5 EACH AND CAN INCLUDE AS MANY PEOPLE OR PETS AS YOU WANT IN THE PICTURE. 

 

 

HOW TO LOWER YOUR SPERM (WHALE) COUNT                                                       1-9-14

A PRESENTATION TITLED, “HOW TO LOWER YOUR SPERM (WHALE) COUNT WILL BE ONE OF A SERIES OF THURSDAY LECTURES AT THE COASTAL INTERPRETIVE CENTER IN OCEAN SHORES. ISSUES REGUARDING SPERM WHALE INTERACTIONS WITH LONGLINE FISHERIES BY SCOTT MAZZONE, MS, FISHERIES BIOLOGIST WILL BE COVERED. THIS PRESENTAION IS SCHEDULED FOR 7PM ON THURSDAY JANUARY 9TH.

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