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The yellow highlighted areas the two parcels up for debate along the Wishkah River in this map augmented by The Vidette.
The yellow highlighted areas the two parcels up for debate along the Wishkah River in this map augmented by The Vidette.

County considers eminent domain to advance Wishkah flood project

Updated: Sep 15, 2014 4:44pm

The Grays Harbor County commissioners are considering using eminent domain to condemn two parcels...

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Steven Friederich | The Vidette Krist Novoselic performs in this file photo from 2008.
Steven Friederich | The Vidette Krist Novoselic performs in this file photo from 2008.

Novoselic to be celebrated at Aberdeen mural dedication

Updated: Sep 12, 2014 12:21pm

Five months after being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Nirvana founder Krist...

Thursday, May 8

Classes and demonstrations

• The Brilliant Moon will present a class on the art of making Danish pastries. 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. $10. 121 W. Simpson Ave. McCleary.

Just for kids

• Community Education Class, “Mother’s Day Crafts.” 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Children will join Ms. Girts to make a special Mother’s Day craft. Ms. Girts Room at Beacon Elementary School, 1717 E Beacon Ave. $10 instructor fee and $5 program fee.

Meetings and hearings

• Grays Harbor County Fair Board meeting. 6:30 p.m. WSU Extension office. 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma.

• 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, 310 W. Spruce Ave., Montesano. Diane (360) 249-2258.

• GriefShare, a grief recovery support group, 7-8:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Montesano Church of God, 317 E. Spruce St. $15 for cost of manual. (360) 249-3242 or goodnews@mchog.org.

• Moms in Prayer International meeting on Thursdays. 8:30 a.m. First Baptist Church, 303 W. Pioneer Ave., Montesano. Childcare provided. (360) 249-4224 or www.MomsInPrayer.org.

Training and workshops

• The Elma and Oakville Timberland libraries will be closed for staff training. The facilities will resume the regular schedule the following day. All other Timberland locations will be maintain regular hours.

Friday, May 9

Classes and demonstrations

• Community Education Class, “Cooking with Dasha.” 6:30-8 p.m. Dasha Iashchenko from Kyrgyzstan will teach students how to make traditional and authentic dishes from Russia. Room 508 at Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St. $10 supply fee and $5 program fee.

Contests and games

• Grays Harbor/Pacific County Pomona will host contests in arts, crafts, canning, photography, sewing and needlwork. All entries are due by 1 p.m. and will be judged on the same day. The contests are open to the public. Olympic View Grange. 466 Old Monte Brady Rd., Montesano. Call (360)249-5350 for more information.

Events

• Summit Pacific Medical Foundation will host its annual celebrity golf tournament at Salish Cliffs Golf Club. The tournament will be a four-man scramble format. Check in at 8 a.m. Cost is $175 per person and $700 per team. 91 W. State Route 108, Shelton.

Meetings and hearings

• Grays Harbor Conservation District board meeting. 10 a.m. 330 W. Pioneer Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-5980, ext. 102.

• The Northwest Chapter of the Wooden Canoe Heritage Association will hold its Spring meeting at Camp Bishop on Lost Lake. The event will run from Friday through Sunday. The public is invited to attend on Saturday to view the canoes and learn the history of the boats as well as go for a ride. Call (360)268-9712 for more information.

Performances

• Driftwood Players presents “The Glass Menagerie,” a drama in two acts for all ages written by Tennessee Williams. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $15 and available online at aberdeendriftwood.com, at Valu Drug, Montesano, Top Foods and City Center Drug, Aberdeen, Harbor Drug, Hoquiam and Dolores’ and Fay’s, Ocean Shores and at the door as available. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen.

• The Grayland Players presents “Fiddler on the Roof,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for youth under 14 and available at Twin Harbor Drug in Westport, The City Drug in Aberdeen and at the door as available. Grayland Community Hall. 2071 Cranberry Road. (360) 267-6532.

• “The Oakridge Boys” at the D&R Theatre, 205 S. I Street, Aberdeen. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $45 and available at Backstage Espresso or visit the website at www.dandrtheater.com.

• “Rodney Carrington” at the Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel. Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 10 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $29 with a Players Club card available at the Lucky Eagle Box Office, (800) 720-1788 or visit luckyeagle.com.

Saturday, May 10

Classes and demonstrations

• Community Education Class, “Raising Rabbits and Chickens for Competition.” 9 - 10 a.m. Kuinns Karaffa will share information on rasing and showing rabbits and chickens. Room 314 at Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St. $5 program fee.

• The Montesano Community Education Program will present the crime prevention and personal safety seminar “Refuse To Be A Victim.” 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The seminar is open to the public. The cost is $30 to attend and $5 program fee. Preregistration is required by calling (360) 532-2132 or emailing monicacowles1@gmail.com. Montesano Timberland Library. 125 Main St., Montesano.

Dinners

• Boy Scout Troop 58 of Elma will host a spaghetti dinner and rummage and bake sale to raise funds for summer camp and troop equipment. 2-6 p.m. Cost is $7 for an adult, $5 for a child or $25 for a family. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. 702 E. Main St., Elma.

Events

• A walk for Relay for Life will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mary M. Knight High School. Tiffany Gerou, a senior at Mary M. Knight, has planned the event as a senior project. The walk will take place around the football field or will be moved into the gym if it is raining. 2987 W. Matlock Brady Road, Matlock.

Meetings and hearings

• Grays Harbor Genealogy Society meeting. 9:30 a.m. Members are asked to bring a picture of family members who have served in the military. Hoquiam Timberland Library. 420 7th St.

Sunday, May 11

Events

• Washington State Parks will celebrate a spring Sunday FREE DAY today. A Discover Pass is not required to visit state parks. The Discover Pass is required to visit recreation lands managed by the Department of Fish and Wildlife and Department of Natural Resources.

Performances

• “Johnny B” at the Raymond Theatre. 2 p.m. The dynamic pianist will play original compositions paying tribute to nature, his home state of Alaska and things beyond. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door and can be purchased at South Bend Pharmacy, Sagen’s in Raymond or at the Raymond Theatre. 323 Third St., Raymond.

Monday, May 12

Animals

• Hope From Horses, a 4-H program to provide horseback riding for children with disabilities. 6:30 p.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds indoor arena. Free. (360) 470-8564.

Classes and demonstrations

• Fall prevention program classes for ages 55 or older on Mondays and Wednesdays. 9-10 a.m. Montesano Presbyterian Church, 201 McBryde Ave. (360) 537-4146.

Talks and presentations

• Greater Grays Harbor Inc. will host “State of Grays Harbor,” a look at the year in Grays Harbor’s economy. 7:30 a.m. Speakers will include Jason Robertson of J. Robertson and Company and U.S. Congressman Derek Kilmer. Cost is $25 for members or $30 for non-members. Rotary Log Pavilion. 1401 Sargent Blvd, Aberdeen.

Tuesday, May 13

Fundraisers and drives

• The American Red Cross will host a blood drive at the Montesano Presbyterian Church. 1:30-7 p.m. 201 McBryde Ave. E.

Just for kids

• Elma Timberland Library presents Teen Tuesday: Duct Tape Crafts, 4-5:30 p.m., for teens. Make duct tape smart phone docking stations and wallets. Impress your friends with unique accessories that can’t be bought at stores. Supplies provided by the Friends of the Elma Timberland Library. 119 N. First St. (360) 482-3737.

Meetings and hearings

• Montesano Chamber of Commerce meeting. Noon. Large meeting room, Montesano City Hall, 112 N. Main St., Montesano.

Performances

• Montesano Timberland Library (W.H. Abel Memorial Library) presents “Sentimental Journey: Songs and Stories from WWII.” This program features popular WWII era songs sung by jazz artist Dina Blade, accompanied by Hans Brehmer and the stories of veteran Ray Pudicomb’s wartime experience serving on the front lines in Germany. 7 - 8:30 p.m. 125 Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-4211.

Wednesday, May 14

Meetings and hearings

• Montesano PTO. 7 p.m. Simpson Elementary, 519 W. Simpson Ave., Montesano. Childcare available at $1 per child.

• Citizen Corps. 9 a.m. followed by Local Emergency Planning Committee meeting at 10 a.m. Second floor of the Forestry Building, 310 W. Spruce Ave., Montesano. 249-3911.

• Pacific Fire District #15 commissioners meeting. 6:30 p.m. Jim Welch’s home, 1502 N. River Road, Cosmopolis.

• McCleary City Council meeting. 7 p.m. City Hall, 100 S. Third St., McCleary.

• Fall prevention program classes for ages 55 or older on Mondays and Wednesdays. 9-10 a.m. Montesano Presbyterian Church, 201 McBryde Ave. (360) 537-4146.

Thursday, May 15

Classes and demonstrations

• Community Education Class, “Scrapbook and Card Making.” 7-9 p.m. Learn how to make a “little” scrapbook that is a “big” hit along with five greeting cards. Montesano High School Art Room. 303 N. Church St., Montesano. Maximum class size 8. $10 instructor fee and $5 program fee.

Meetings and hearings

• Friends of the Elma Timberland Library meeting. 10 a.m. 119 N. First St.

• 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, 310 W. Spruce Ave., Montesano. Diane (360) 249-2258.

• GriefShare, a grief recovery support group, 7-8:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Montesano Church of God, 317 E. Spruce St. $15 for cost of manual. (360) 249-3242 or goodnews@mchog.org.

• Moms in Prayer International meeting on Thursdays. 8:30 a.m. First Baptist Church, 303 W. Pioneer Ave., Montesano. Childcare provided. (360) 249-4224 or www.MomsInPrayer.org.

• Montesano High School alumni from the ’50s and early ’60s no-host social/lunch meeting. Noon. Montesano Senior Center, Silvia Lodge,120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano.

Performances

• “Thompson Square” at the D&R Theatre, 205 S. I Street, Aberdeen. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $45 and available at Backstage Espresso or visit the website at www.dandrtheater.com.

• The Grays Harbor College Drama Department presents “One Act Plays,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m Saturday. GHC students will present their original one act plays written and performed by students. Tickets $5. Grays Harbor College Bishop Center, 1620 Edward P. Smith Drive, Aberdeen. Call (360) 538-4066 or go to ghc.edu/bishop.

• The Washington Center for Performing Arts will present “Yesterday and Today: The Interactive Beatles Experience. 7:30 p.m. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles with an interactive concert experience where the audience will create the playlist. Tickets start at $14.50. 512 Washington St. SE, Olympia.

Friday, May 16

Classes and demonstrations

• Satsop School will hold kindergarten registration. All children who are five years old on or before Aug. 31, 2014 are eligible to register for the 2014-15 school year. Proof of child’s immunizations and a birth certificate are required on the day of registration. An appoitment time must be scheduled ahead of time. Satsop School, 853 Monte Elma Rd. (360) 482-5330.

Films

• “Jaws,” (1975) starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw and Richard Dreyfuss at the 7th St. Theatre in Hoquiam Friday and Saturday. Shows starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. All tickets are $5 and available at the door. Advance tickets are available at Harbor Drug, City Drug and at www.brownpapertickets.com. Doors open at 7 p.m. (360) 537-7400.

Meetings and hearings

• Grays Harbor Conservation District board meeting. 10 a.m. 330 W. Pioneer Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-5980, ext. 102.

Performances

• Driftwood Players presents “The Glass Menagerie,” a drama in two acts for all ages written by Tennessee Williams. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 and available online at aberdeendriftwood.com, at Valu Drug, Montesano, Top Foods and City Center Drug, Aberdeen, Harbor Drug, Hoquiam and Dolores’ and Fay’s, Ocean Shores and at the door as available. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen.

• The Grayland Players presents “Fiddler on the Roof,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for youth under 14 and available at Twin Harbor Drug in Westport, The City Drug in Aberdeen and at the door as available. Grayland Community Hall. 2071 Cranberry Road. (360) 267-6532.

Saturday, May 17

Classes and demonstrations

• Community Education Class, “Authentic Mexican Cuisine.” 9-11 a.m. Learn how to make several authentic Mexican entrees. Room 508 at Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St. $10 supply fee and $5 program fee.

Events

• The Twin Harbors Master Builders will host the Home and Garden Show. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free to the public. Grays Harbor Fairgrounds. 32 Elma McCleary Rd., Elma. Call (360)754-0912 for more information.

Exhibits

• Beacon Elementary School will host an art show to display artwork from students ages kindergarten to sixth grade. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Creation stations will be set up for both children and adults to enjoy in addition to the displayed work. The event is free to attend. Beacon Elementary School. 1717 E. Beacon Ave., Montesano.

Swaps, sales and bazaars

• Ba’s Brigade will host a garage sale to benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. 600 W. Main, Elma.

Sunday, May 18

Performances

• The Willapa Harbor Chorale presents its annual spring concert, “Spring into Song.” The Chorale, made up of 33 singers, will perform numbers from Broadway musicals such as “The Music Man” and “West Side Story” as well as a selection of gospel and traditional songs. The event is free to the public, but donations are accepted. Raymond Theater, 323 Third St., Raymond.

Monday, May 19

Classes and demonstrations

• Fall prevention program classes for ages 55 or older on Mondays and Wednesdays. 9-10 a.m. Montesano Presbyterian Church, 201 McBryde Ave. (360) 537-4146.

Meetings and hearings

• Elma City Council meeting. 7 p.m. City Hall, 202 W. Main St., Elma.

• Alzheimer’s Association telephone support group. 7:30 to 9 p.m. (800) 848-7097 or linda.whiteside@alz.org.

Tuesday, May 20

Classes and demonstrations

• Montesano Timberland Library (W.H. Abel Memorial Library) presents “Wolf Recovery.” Education staff from Wolf Haven International will discuss the recovery plans for the gray wolf, red wolf and Mexican gray wolf . Noon - 1 p.m. 125 Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-4211.

• Elma Timberland Library presents page turners book discussions. 6-7 p.m. Join in a lively discussion of “Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?” by Jeanette Winterson. Elma Timberland Library. 119 N. First St. (360) 482-3737.

Wednesday, May 21

Classes and demonstrations

• Community Education Class, “Fairy Garden.” Learn how to create your very own fairy garden. 6-8 p.m. Marni’s Petal Pushers. 100 Brumfield Ave., Montesano. $20 instructor fee and $5 program fee. Call (360)249-8382 for more information.

Performances

• Driftwood Children’s Theatre and the Stevens Elementary School Parent, Teacher and Student organization will present the musical “Aladdin.” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. The show will feature kindergarten through sixth grade students from Stevens Elementary. A musical review will follow the musical. Admission is free to the public. 301 S. Farragut St., Aberdeen.

Thursday, May 22

Classes and demonstrations

• Montesano Timberland Library (W.H. Abel Memorial Library) presents page turners book discussions. 6:30 - 8 p.m. Join in a lively discussion of “Saving CeeCee Honeycut” by Beth Hoffman. 125 Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-4211.

Meetings and hearings

• Grays Harbor Hospital District No. 1 public board meeting. 6 p.m. Summit Pacific Medical Center, Kelsey Conference Room, 600 E. Main St., Elma.

Training and workshops

• The Hoquiam Timberland library will be closed for staff training. The facility will resume the regular schedule the following day.

Friday, May 23

Events

• Elma Timberland Library will host a Pinkalicious party. 2-3 p.m. Join the library staff for the story of “Pinkalicious” by Victoria Cann as well as games, activities, crafts and refreshments. Elma Timberland Library. 119 N. First St. (360) 482-3737.

Training and workshops

• The Montesano Timberland library will be closed for staff training. The facility will resume the regular schedule the following day.

 

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