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Pages of the Past: October 9, 2014

Oct 09, 2014 10:10am

120 Years Ago

October 12, 1894

What a consummate chump the anarchist makes of himself in his efforts by “fair means or foul” to pull the wool over the eyes of the people. He finds that...

Calendar from Oct. 9

Oct 08, 2014 10:10pm

Thursday, Oct. 9

Classes and demonstrations

• Calligraphy — Dancing Letters with Tammy Jones. 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Oct. 9, 16 and 23. Come learn a...

Leaving firewood outdoors will reduce unexpected hitchhikers

Oct 08, 2014 10:10pm

Right along with carving pumpkins and making cider, cutting the winter’s firewood supply has become a traditional fall activity for many local households. We are fortunate to live in an area that...

Pages of the Past

Oct 02, 2014 10:10am

120 Years Ago

Oct. 5, 1894

From the Post-Intelligencer on Monday, it is learned that Harvey W. Knowlton, alias Rebel George, convicted of swindling Banker Wooding, of Aberdeen, out of...

Satsop News by Yvonne Borden

Oct 02, 2014 10:10am

Jim and I enjoyed several days at Eagle Crest, Oregon. The weather was good — not too hot and no rain until we were ready to head home. We enjoyed checking out the cities of Redmond, Bend and...

Bright, sunny days make some apples extra juicy

Sep 25, 2014 10:09am

If you bite into an apple and find that the area near the core has a water soaked appearance to it, you are observing “watercore”. Watercore is a physiological disorder that develops in the fruit...

Washington State Parks announce ‘free day’ for Sept. 27

Sep 25, 2014 10:09am

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission wants the public to know that Saturday, Sept. 27, is a state parks “free day.” Day-use visitors will not need a Discover Pass to visit state...

Autumn and a bush named Frank

Sep 25, 2014 10:09am

After a summer filled with balmy (OK, sometimes downright HOT) temperatures, autumn is making its presence known. At my house, that means that numerous lovely birch trees and some ornamental...

Calendar from Sept. 25

Sep 25, 2014 10:09am

Thursday, Sept. 25

Meetings and hearings

• Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) No. 1522 meeting on Thursdays. Weigh-in at 6 p.m. and meeting at 6:30 p.m. Upstairs in the Forestry Building...

What to do with your plants now that autumn is here

Sep 25, 2014 10:09am

Don’t let our recent warm weather fool you: Fall is here and each passing day brings us closer to the first killing frost. In our coastal area, the first frost is often followed by several weeks...