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                                Plum tomatoes can be grown as container plants. This meaty variety is generally used to make tomato sauce and paste.

Cultivating a healthy crop of tomatoes

There is almost nothing more rewarding than picking ripe tomatoes from the garden. Here are a few tips to help your tomato plants thrive.

  • May 22nd, 2020

 

We loan tools to wash, paint your house

It’s clear that many of us are using our “shelter at home” time during this pandemic to improve our homes.

  • May 22nd, 2020

 

Dear Journal: Let’s stay on the same page until schools open with a plan

Editor’s note: Karen Harris Tully is a writer who lives in Raymond…

  • May 22nd, 2020

 

Dear Abby: Parents strive to heal their youngest son’s broken heart

Dear Abby: My son, a high school senior, was in a relationship…

  • May 22nd, 2020

ABC announces 2020-21 slate, axes five shows

By Chuck Barney The Mercury News ABC on Friday announced a fresh…

  • May 22nd, 2020

Matching donations offered for North Beach PAWS

Retired Ocean Shores businessman Charlie Utterback has committed to donate up to $100,000 in matching funds to North Beach PAWS in the coming weeks.

  • May 22nd, 2020
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                                After cleaning off the top layer of dirt and heavy moss, much work remained to be done in restoring Lance Wood Hart’s headstone.

Making Tracks: History lessons from an outing at Fern Hill

On Monday morning, I made a rare foray into the Outside World to document an act of kindness and respect. It became a humbling learning experience for me.

  • May 22nd, 2020
KAT BRYANT | THE DAILY WORLD 
                                After cleaning off the top layer of dirt and heavy moss, much work remained to be done in restoring Lance Wood Hart’s headstone.
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                                Sasquatch’s right rear leg was swollen to about four times its normal size when PAWS took her in.

Community rallies to save bitty kitty with a big foot

A tiny kitten named Sasquatch is going home with her new family on Friday after a traumatic few weeks.

  • May 20th, 2020
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                                Sasquatch’s right rear leg was swollen to about four times its normal size when PAWS took her in.

PAWS accepting new pets, donations

The staff and a loyal cadre of volunteers are diligently caring for the 37 cats and two dogs at the Aberdeen no-kill shelter that still need permanent homes.

  • May 20th, 2020

Have a reusable face mask? Here’s how to wash it the right way

By Kiersten Willis The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Since the Centers for Disease Control…

  • May 20th, 2020

How to host the best virtual graduation party

By David Syrek and Alison Bowen Chicago Tribune You’ve looked forward to…

  • May 20th, 2020

Ryan Seacrest is back on TV and ‘doing well’ after ‘American Idol’ scare

By Christi Carras Los Angeles Times Ryan Seacrest returned to TV on…

  • May 20th, 2020

Dear Abby: Security camera captures angry man’s hourlong rant

Dear Abby: A few weeks ago, my husband and I had what…

  • May 20th, 2020

Toledo Bluegrass Festival canceled due to coronavirus

The Chronicle The Washington Bluegrass Association announced this week the cancelation of…

  • May 20th, 2020

Dear Journal: It’s a pandemic, of course you have nightmares

Editor’s note: Karen Harris Tully is a writer who lives in Raymond…

  • May 19th, 2020

Where to watch films by late Seattle filmaker Lynn Shelton

By Moira Macdonald The Seattle Times Lynn Shelton’s filmmaking life was brief,…

  • May 19th, 2020

Dear Abby: Woman’s focus on fitness is hard for friend to bear

Dear Abby: I’ve been friends with “Lorraine” for 30 years. Actually, the…

  • May 19th, 2020

Your Stories: Fear, loss and revival through the lens of a pandemic

The coronavirus is changing all of our lives in big ways and…

  • May 18th, 2020

Dear Abby: Wife resists husband’s plan to cut ties with his family

Dear Abby: My mother-in-law is the worst! She has no respect for…

  • May 18th, 2020

The “Floater Fleet” of 1907

Nothing New By Roy Vataja

  • May 18th, 2020