Festival season in full swing on Harbor

With temperatures expected to soar in inland Western Washington, expect people to flock toward the coast, and there are a number of fun options around Grays Harbor this weekend. Here’s a brief roundup of the major events:

Car fire at the gas pumps in Elma

The Shell Station in Elma was evacuated for a short time Thursday afternoon after a car caught fire near the station’s gas pumps. No one was injured during the fire, said Elma Fire Battalion Chief Tyson Boling.


U.S. celebrates World Cup championship, turns attention to Olympics

VANCOUVER — Atop BC Place’s championship stage Sunday, 21 U.S. women’s national team players formed a semi-circle around Abby Wambach and Christie Rampone. The squad’s longest-serving members accepted the gold-plated World Cup trophy from FIFA senior vice president Issa Hayatou and, on the count of three, hoisted it to the heavens.


Dear Abby — Questioning boyfriend is not likely to change

D ear Abby: My boyfriend, “Blake,” recently broke up with me — again. He told me in the beginning that he was bi-curious, and that he wasn’t sure he was completely heterosexual. When he broke up with me the first time, we stayed friends. Everyone seemed confused that I still wanted to hang out with him.

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