This dog-of-the-week is really a cat. Mr. Whiskers would prefer that dogs didn’t exist in this world. In fact, don’t even mention to him that he’s being featured in a spot where dogs have been featured. Mr.Whiskers has suffered through heartbreak in his four short years. He has been adopted, then returned because he attacked the family dog.
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Pacific Northwest Four Wheel Drive Association is holding its annual beach clean up on Sept. 19 in Ocean Shores. Their cleanup is also on the same day as the International Coastal Cleanup taking place throughout Washington State.
Living beside the ocean means that locals have firsthand knowledge of the debris that washes ashore. Though we may cringe at the unsightliness of discarded camping garbage, imagine trying to live in it. For the mammals, birds, fish, crustaceans and molluscs who live in and rely on our shorelines, Washington CoastSavers offer a livable ecosystem.
It was the scorched earth that sobered both men as they drove east toward Tonasket.
Benny, they say he’s got separation anxiety. This shouldn’t be a problem because, when I look at that face, I wonder just WHO would want to be separated from this dog anyway? Benny’s a little black terrier mix of some sort. Picked up as a stray, the best guess is he’s about 3 years old. Cute, cute, cute!
Ocean Shores means the completion of a five-year journey for Helene Neville. But the seaside city wasn’t just chosen for its coastal position on the map.
Saturday, Hoquiam welcomes the Grays Harbor Pride Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a variety of entertainment for all. Hoquiam joins the worldwide community pride events that typically happen throughout the summer. Modern day pride festivals are a community celebration of acceptance and respect, honoring the lives of the members of our community who are gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transsexual or who identify as queer (or who are questioning their sexuality), commonly what’s referred to as LGBTQ. The history of Pride Festivals or Pride Parades in the U.S. date back to the ‘70s.
If you wait all year for a bale of cotton candy and a spin on the Tilt-a-Whirl, then next week is your moment.
The Master Gardeners are back with a one-day-only tour of Central Park and Montesano gardens on Saturday. Now in its 18th year, the self-guided tour, presented by WSU Master Gardeners of Grays Harbor County, allows horticultural fans to view seven master gardens that each highlight sustainable gardening practices.
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Longtime Harborite Thor Gadwa will celebrate his 100th birthday on Sunday.
Three Willapa Valley FCCLA members last week hosted a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party for the residents of Alder House, an assisted living facility in South Bend. The girls and their adviser are, from left, Cami Swartz, Chloe Konigsberger, adviser Laura Rohr and Ellie Sliva. Ellie Sliva was the mad hatter, Chloe Konigsberger was Alice, and Cami Swartz was the white rabbit. The three planned and hosted the tea party for 28 people. They came up with the idea after doing a social studies project.
The Daily World is holding a reception Thursday, Feb. 19, to introduce new Publisher Stan Woody to the community.
The American Red Cross, Pacific NW Region has announced six blood drives for the Grays Harbor area in January.