Life

Roy Vataja Collection
                                 Diamonds and dentists, diners and drug stores could all be found on Hoquiam’s Simpson Avenue (formerly I Street) in the 1920s. Visible in this Ellis photo are Fred Rowe’s jewelry store and Dr. Robinson’s optometry clinic, Washington Gas and Electric Co. and Heikel’s Drug Store, with George Emerson’s Hotel looming high above them all.

Hoquiam, back in the day

With the Second Annual Historic Hoquiam Memories show being held today in…

  • Apr 21st, 2018
Roy Vataja Collection
                                 Diamonds and dentists, diners and drug stores could all be found on Hoquiam’s Simpson Avenue (formerly I Street) in the 1920s. Visible in this Ellis photo are Fred Rowe’s jewelry store and Dr. Robinson’s optometry clinic, Washington Gas and Electric Co. and Heikel’s Drug Store, with George Emerson’s Hotel looming high above them all.

Age is a barrier to daughter joining mom’s social club

I am part of a small social ladies group.

  • Apr 20th, 2018
(Courtesy Connie Parson) Attendees at last year’s Historic Hoquiam Memories event peruse the exhibitors at Emerson Manor. This year’s event will feature 20-plus exhibitors.

Historic Hoquiam Memories expands for second year

Last year’s event was such a success, organizer Connie Parson is doing it again.

(Courtesy Connie Parson) Attendees at last year’s Historic Hoquiam Memories event peruse the exhibitors at Emerson Manor. This year’s event will feature 20-plus exhibitors.

New “Horse Prayer” group plans golf fundraiser

They will use interaction with horses as therapy for special needs kids

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Local Parkinson’s support group is growing

Monthly meetings at Hoquiam library

  • Apr 17th, 2018

Mom assisting son’s job hunt stymied by internships

My son, a junior in college, is trying to get a summer job.

  • Apr 15th, 2018

In 1943, Corporal Hjalmer Lundgren home on leave from Camp Crowder

From the archives of The Daily World

  • Apr 14th, 2018

Oh, snap: the good, the bad and the ugly

Doing a garden photo shoot once a week would be instructive, insightful and a definite eye-opener.

  • Apr 13th, 2018

Girl feels guilty for partying during breakup with boyfriend

I am a 17-year-old senior and have been dating the same boy for two years.

  • Apr 13th, 2018
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                                Aberdeen Art Center director Doug Orr holds one of the donated pieces to be sold Saturday. It was contributed by Kimmi Kerns of Havenwyld Ceramics in Westport.

Local works to be auctioned at annual Art Guild fundraiser

Event is Saturday at 200 W. Market St. starting at 7 p.m.

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                                Aberdeen Art Center director Doug Orr holds one of the donated pieces to be sold Saturday. It was contributed by Kimmi Kerns of Havenwyld Ceramics in Westport.

Presentation to illustrate life during Hoquiam’s Heyday

The 7th Street Theatre in Hoquiam will host a big-screen slideshow on Saturday evening about what life was like in that area in the late 1920s and early ’30s.

New generation, new causes shore up studio tour

New artists and new community causes will mark this year’s Tokeland-North Cove Art Studio Tour.

Courtesy photo
                                From left, BAS-FRM students Theodore Elson, Chase Flemetis, James Garman, Riley Mowry, Jennilyn Franklin, Ryan Rohr and Michael Snyder, with Professor Alex Bastos.

GHC forestry program

Seven Grays Harbor College students have been awarded a combined $26,000 in…

  • Apr 11th, 2018
Courtesy photo
                                From left, BAS-FRM students Theodore Elson, Chase Flemetis, James Garman, Riley Mowry, Jennilyn Franklin, Ryan Rohr and Michael Snyder, with Professor Alex Bastos.
Photo by Scott B. Johnston
                                North Beach High School sophomores Mia and Abby Loudenback are flanked by AAOS Youth Art Show Chairwoman Kathy Harris and art teacher Richard Villar at the March 30 show. The sisters received six awards between them.

Young North Beach artists honored at library show

Event is a lead-in to the AAOS Fine Arts, 3D andPhotography Show later this month

  • Apr 11th, 2018
Photo by Scott B. Johnston
                                North Beach High School sophomores Mia and Abby Loudenback are flanked by AAOS Youth Art Show Chairwoman Kathy Harris and art teacher Richard Villar at the March 30 show. The sisters received six awards between them.

Just when you think everything’s under control…

I was heading for home, literally and figuratively. I had everything under control again. Life was good.

  • Apr 10th, 2018

“A Quiet Place”: Krasinski’s directorial debut is both entertaining and terrifying

It’s yet another solid piece of evidence that the horror genre is starting to see not only a resurgence, but a bit of a renaissance.

  • Apr 9th, 2018

Girl is tempted to choose a college close to home

My daughter is graduating from high school and will be starting college.

  • Apr 9th, 2018

RV road trip with preteens is no vacation for teacher

I’m the youngest of four sisters.

  • Apr 8th, 2018

Belgian pianist to perform in Raymond

Belgian pianist Steven Vanhauwaert will tickle the ivories at the historic Raymond Theater on Sunday.

  • Apr 7th, 2018

Get yourself moving to prevent falls

My thing about falls is that most of them are eminently preventable.

  • Apr 7th, 2018