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Police will release new Kurt Cobain photo

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police plan to release a new photograph discovered during a re-examination of the death of Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain…. …read more

Campaign to preserve Cobain home in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) — A Portland woman has started an online campaign to save the childhood home of Kurt Cobain in Aberdeen as a museum to the Nirvana grunge rock icon…. …read more

Kurt Cobain: Aberdeen and Legacy – Author to launch new Kurt Cobain book at Aberdeen library

Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain

Bestselling author Charles R. Cross of Seattle will launch his new book, “Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain” with a reading, conversation and book signing at the Aberdeen Timberland Library on Thursday, March 20 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.   The author of nine books, Cross has previously published two books…

Aberdeen celebrates Kurt Cobain Day with Cement Resurrection

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The city of Aberdeen yesterday celebrated its first Kurt Cobain Day, honoring the Nirvana front man on his birthday, “A celebration of his, is not because he was a druggy, but because he was a great musician.” Mayor Bill Simpson spoke to a crowd of over 200 before the unveiling of Randi Hubbard’s statue of…

Kurt Cobain Day in Aberdeen hometown

ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) — It’s Kurt Cobain Day in Aberdeen, the hometown for the singer who led Nirvana to grunge rock fame…. …read more

Cobain tribute spawns “Jada Project” to feed Aberdeen students

As Aberdeen and Hoquiam cities both prepare to celebrate their Nirvana heritage, the compassion of a 9 year old helped to bring a shunned tribute back into the light. Sculptor Randi Hubbard tells us after 19 years in her muffler shop, a statue of Kurt Cobain will soon be loaned to the Aberdeen Museum of…

Muffled Kurt Cobain tribute headed to Aberdeen Museum of History

Articles about the "Martyr in a muffler shop" have spanned the the country from the Chehalis Chronicle to MTV.

As he prepares the city of Aberdeen to celebrate “Kurt Cobain Day” on the Nirvana front man’s birthday, Mayor Bill Simpson tells us he also has a birthday present lined up “On the 20th, we have been working with Randi Hubbard who owns the statue of Kurt Cobain that’s in the muffler shop, and we…

Aberdeen could proclaim February 20th Kurt Cobain Day, Mayor still eyeing entire week

The City of Aberdeen could soon celebrate “Kurt Cobain Day” on  February 20th, the birthday of the Nirvana frontman. Mayor Bill Simpson said earlier this month that he planned to bring a proclamation forward to celebrate not only Cobain’s birthday, but an entire week. The proclamation presented at Wednesday’s meeting says in part “Aberdeen residents may…

Aberdeen mayor preparing for Kurt Cobain week

ABERDEEN, Wash. – The city of Aberdeen will soon celebrate Kurt Cobain Week, beginning on his birthday February 20th. Mayor Bill Simpson told his council at last night’s special meeting “At our meeting on the 8th [of January] I will bring a resolution declaring February 20th, and the week of that, for Kurt Cobain. There’s…

New mural planned for downtown Aberdeen to memorialize Kurt Cobain

ABERDEEN, Wash. – A new mural in downtown Aberdeen will commemorate Kurt Cobain, and his time spent growing up on the harbor. Art Instructor at the Grays Harbor College Erik Sandgren spoke to the council last night “I’m really excited about doing this project for the City of Aberdeen, I think if it as being for the city even though it’s on private property.”
Sandgren said the mural will be on the Wishkah street side of the Moore’s Interior building at the corner of Wishkah and Broadway streets in downtown Aberdeen.
The Nirvana front man killed himself in 1994 at his home in Seattle.