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Your Shot — Eclipse

The moon temporarily moved in front of the sun on Thursday producing a spectacular partial solar eclipse (as seen between between clouds and rain squalls). Photo was taken with a safe solar filter and a zoom lens. There are some thin clouds, but if you look closely, you can see one gigantic grouping of sun spots close to the center and several additional small sun spots scattered across the disc. This photo was taken near the end of the eclipse. Maximum coverage of the sun by the moon from our location was over 50 percent. If you have a photo that helps show what life is like here on the Twin Harbors and you want to share it with the rest of the community, email a high resolution version to photo@thedailyworld.com . Include your daytime phone number, the name of the photographer, a description of what’s happening in the photo, when and where it was taken and the names of the people who are prominent in the shot.

Elma Council against oil trains

On a 4-1 vote, the Elma City Council approved a resolution Monday night requesting that the commissioners of the Port of Grays Harbor “reconsider their proposal to allow the construction of three marine terminals for the transfer of Bakken, tar sands and other crude oil,” which would travel on the rail tracks running through the middle of Elma. The Elma council becomes the fourth city on the Harbor to make the request, with approval already coming from the councils in Westport, Aberdeen and Montesano.

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Looking Back — Russell’s Red Crown

“Russell’s Red Crown Gas and Oil Service Station and Cabin Tourist Park” was once located at the corner of E. Wishkah and S. Kansas streets in Aberdeen. The view is looking east and a bit of Think of Me hill can be seen at the left. Today this is the location of the Five Star Ford-Lincoln dealership. If you have any information on this photo or others from this feature, visit www.jonesphotocollection.com and submit it via the websites feedback form.

Cougs still have goals despite loss

PULLMAN — Over the past three weeks the Washington State football team has been the very definition of competitive, winning a game by a single point and then losing one by the same margin Saturday night to California.

Three-car collision near Westport

Two women were transported to Grays Harbor Community Hospital Sunday night after a three-car collision on state Route 105 just south of Westport near Twin Harbors Beach State Park, according to the Washington State Patrol.