It’s Hawku week

Get your blue and green on! We all know what week it is - especially if you happen to live in Hawkuiam. You have to appreciate the spirit Jack Durney, mayor of Hoquiam — excuse me, that is, Hawkuiam this week — for his town spirit. In our neck of the wooded Washington state, colors are flying over both harbors and spirits are high. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know well that the home team is once again in the championship.

Gordon’s budget alarm splits commissioners

The county faces significant budget issues, but it’s not something officials weren’t aware of and a public cry of alarm from Grays Harbor County Commissioner Frank Gordon last week amounts to “fear-mongoring,” says the newest member of the commission, Vickie Raines.

Monte Drill Team collects honors at River Ridge

The Montesano Drill Team competed at River Ridge High School on Jan 24, their second competition of the season. The team brought home a first place trophy in Military and a third place trophy in Pom. There were 26 teams competing and Montesano was the only 1A school there competing against 2A, 3A, and 4A schools, according to MHS drill team coach Kelsey Cole.

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CCAP lets flood relief coordinator go

Barb McDowell, who was hired by Coastal Community Action Program to help with flood relief efforts, was terminated by CCAP yesterday and believes her criticism of operations within the organization, along with her inability to emotionally detach from victims, got her fired.

Wisconsin governor wins GOP straw poll at Ocean Shores event

OCEAN SHORES – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker won the straw poll as the preferred candidate among Republicans at the annual Roanoke Conference at Ocean Shores over the weekend. Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was the runner-up, while Mitt Romney and Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana tied for third place.

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A super chocolate suggestion

People were busy enjoying a sunny Super Chocoholic Sundae Sunday at Westport Winery this past weekend. The inagural event brought people out to Markham to sample chocolate, make ice cream sundaes, play oreo checkers, watch glass blowing, sample wine and listen to live music.

The Best Guacamole Ever

If you are looking for a great guacamole recipe for the festivities this weekend, we recommend this one. Considering the blue and green nature of this snack, every Seahawk table should include some variation of this smashed avocado appetizer.

It’s Hawku week

Get your blue and green on! We all know what week it is - especially if you happen to live in Hawkuiam. You have to appreciate the spirit Jack Durney, mayor of Hoquiam — excuse me, that is, Hawkuiam this week — for his town spirit. In our neck of the wooded Washington state, colors are flying over both harbors and spirits are high. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know well that the home team is once again in the championship.

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Scientists seek religious experience — in their subjects’ brains

SALT LAKE CITY — At the push of a button, the gurney holding Auriel Peterson slides slowly into the pale blue glow of a magnetic resonance imaging machine. Soon, all that’s visible are the shins of her black track pants and the chartreuse-and-white soles of her running shoes, angled like the fins of a torpedo.

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