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Milam appears in Superior Court
Milam appears in Superior Court

SOUTH BEND - Lisa Grace Milam, 51, of Raymond, appeared in Pacific County Superior Court last Friday afternoon and was expected to be charged with Attempted Murder in the First Degree. Those charges will be amended, according to a spokesperson in the prosecutor's office.

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Election Results: Six-term Congresswoman Herrera Beutler defeated
Photo by George Kunke - Washington Congresswoman Jamie Herrera Beutler (R-Ridgefield) waves to the crowd during happier times at a South Bend Labor Day Parade. Herrera Beutler's 6-time term in the U.S. Congress comes to an end January 3 after she finished
Election Results: Six-term Congresswoman Herrera Beutler defeated

SOUTH BEND - Six-time U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-Ridgefield) finished third in the Congressional District 3 race. With the top two candidates regardless of party advancing to the general election on Nov. 1, Herrera Beutler's term is over effective January 3 as she conceded defeat last Tuesday (Aug. 9).

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Tsunami vertical evacuation tower ready for action
Photo courtesy of Washington Emergency Management Division This tsunami tower is the first of its kind in the United States.
Tsunami vertical evacuation tower ready for action

Last week marked the completion of the first free-standing tsunami vertical evacuation tower in the U.S. The tower is located near Tokeland before you get to the Tokeland Hotel. The tower was built by the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe using their funds and a FEMA grant.

The tower is named 'Auntie Lee' after Lee Shipman, the retired emergency manager for the tribe. This is to honor her since she was the driving force behind securing the funding for the tower.

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8th Annual Cattle Sorting on Aug. 12 thru 14
Photo courtesy of Pacific County Friends of the Fair Foundation - Cattle sorting tests the teamwork between the rider and horse.
8th Annual Cattle Sorting on Aug. 12 thru 14

Another round of summer fun begins with a Cattle Sorting Clinic on August 12 put on by the Pacific County Friends of the Fair Foundation 501c3 (FOF). The entertainment continues with Cattle Sorting Practice which is scheduled for August 13 and 14 at the Pacific County Fairgrounds in Menlo.

"We have added a day to cattle sorting," said FOF President Val Rowe. "Friday, August 12 is the Cattle Sorting Clinic. Larry Mielke and Robert Bouffard, professional riders and cattle sorters, have offered to teach a sorting clinic for FOF. The proceeds will go to FOF. Currently the clinic is full with 18 riders from all over the state and a waiting list."

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Annual festival in Raymond runs Friday thru Sunday
Photo by Karen S. Carter - Each year the classic cars join the Willapa Festival Parade.
Annual festival in Raymond runs Friday thru Sunday

Get primed for festive fun as the annual Willapa Harbor Festival returns at full bore this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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For Johnson,
K.C. Johnson
For Johnson, "It's all about "Seagull Pride!"

K.C. Johnson took over as the new Raymond School District Superintendent of Schools July 1.

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Johnson brings wide range of background to superintendent's position
Photo Courtesy K.C. Johnson - Recently appointed Raymond Superintendent of schools K.C. Johnson and his wife Kristeen.
Johnson brings wide range of background to superintendent's position

South Bend native K.C. Johnson is the new Raymond School District Superintendent of Schools. Johnson takes over for Kathy Tully, who served as interim superintendent for the past few months.

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August 2nd: C & C Classic Diner celebrating 1-year anniversary
Photos Courtesy Coby Moreno - C & C Classic Diner is a cool restaurant to enjoy a great dining experience. Stop in Tuesday to help celebrate Chuck and Coby Moreno's one-year anniversary as owners.
August 2nd: C & C Classic Diner celebrating 1-year anniversary

Whether it's a mouth-watering pizza, a thick, juicy burger, yummy oysters or mussels for seafood lovers, or the famous Southwest Washington scrumptious stuffed sandwich, C & C Classic Diner continues to be a staple while offering a tradition-rich top line of delicious food at family prices.

C & C Classic Diner will be open for one year August 2 under owners Chuck and Coby Moreno, and the married team is celebrating its one year anniversary this Tuesday with a special for customers by purchasing one stuffed sandwich and getting the second one at 50 percent off. One lucky customer will receive a $100 gift card, and customers can enjoy cookies and cakes "to let them know we appreciate them."

Chuck and Coby Moreno thanked the community for their continued support, "The most rewarding thing for us has been taking over an existing restaurant, especially one that has been a staple in this community, and making it our own with our focus being quality, consistency, customer service, and really listening to our customers suggestions," Coby Moreno said.

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15th Annual Tokeland Woodfest
Photo by Van Adam Davis - A driftwood sculpture created by Jeffro Uitto.
15th Annual Tokeland Woodfest

The premier wood carving, art show and music festival happening on Aug. 6 - 7

Tokeland -- Woodfest occurs in the quaint and lively village of Tokeland, Washington at the historic Tokeland Hotel and Restaurant is one of the most popular events on the South Beach in Pacific County. Make your plans to join this magical gathering where artists, wood carvers and musicians come together for a great time and good vibes.

"Woodfest brings out the best in folks who appreciate unique and high energy art created by chainsaws while listening to live music," said internationally acclaimed wood artist, Jeffro Uitto of Knock on Wood.

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Area affected by Comcast outage
Area affected by Comcast outage

SOUTH BEND - South Bend and Raymond were impacted by a Comcast Xfinity power outage that affected their users from noon Friday through 9:45 am Saturday. The outage shut down the Internet, phones and television, and it also affected several states throughout the country, including at least California, Texas, Florida, New Jersey, Iowa, Illinois, Arizona, Rhode Island, Georgia and West Virginia.

Comcast has not been very forthcoming about releasing information on the matter.

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