For the Pearsalls, public safety is more than just an occupation, it’s a family tradition.
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Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain.
If you’ve enjoyed live music at any of the Harbor pubs or cafes in the last decade, you can probably thank Wil Russoul for that.
Editor’s note: This week’s Profile is the sixth first-person piece written by Briana Arnold, who was raised in Hoquiam and is now a PeaceCorps volunteer. She will be writing periodic stories about her experiences during her time in the Peace Corps.
Kyle Pauley likes being single. Why not? As he sees it, it gives him plenty of time to be a public servant and volunteer.
Inside Tom Rowley’s Hoquiam home, you’ll find a number of things adorning the walls, many of which are his own creations.
As the leader of an organization so seated in history, one might wonder why Tom Gwin spends so much time focused on the future.
Inside Karol Green’s home in west Aberdeen, seating is limited – also superfluous, since she rarely sits down. Actually, there are plenty of seats — a couch and comfortable chairs — but this time of year they’re all full of gift baskets she and her daughter Kristy Ward have prepared for people who could use some extra help.
When Grant Edwards, 96, looks back at his life, he hopes that he embodies the spirit of what it means to be a Grays Harbor resident. Of all of his many memories, three points of reference spring eternal; Pauline his wife of 55 years who he said farewell to in 2013, joining the U.S. Navy in 1939 and staying in for 20 years, and lastly, his more than a decade of volunteer work at PAWS of Grays Harbor.
Editor’s note: This week’s Profile is the fifth first-person piece written by Briana Arnold, who was raised in Hoquiam and is now a Peace Corps volunteer. She will be writing periodic stories about her experiences during her time in the Peace Corps.
Kenneth J. Hurley is running out of wall space.
Jeff Daniel is known widely in Ocean Shores as the John L. Scott managing broker who surfs the big waves in his sea kayak when he’s not selling homes and property. Daniel also has built a solid reputation at the Grays Harbor Raceway.
When one imagines a European revolutionary, one doesn’t immediately see a sweet-faced, white-haired elegant lady with a Kansas twang. Once you meet Patricia Smith, you start to see revolutionary in a whole new light.
Editor’s note: This week’s Profile is the fourth first-person piece written by Briana Arnold, who was raised in Hoquiam and is now a Peace Corps volunteer. Over the next year or so, she will be writing periodic stories about her experiences.