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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…

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.