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Lighting tradition begins

Updated: Apr 02, 2013 8:15pm

Since the late Margaret Downey first created the Festival of Lights in 1987, luminarias have lit the pathways to many local homes and businesses throughout the holiday seasons.

Luminarias,...

Merchants and more

Updated: Apr 02, 2013 8:17pm

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Yule have a good time

Updated: Apr 02, 2013 8:13pm

The Friends of Schafer and Lake Sylvia and the state park staff invite everybody to participate in this year’s Bringing in the Yule Log and Christmas sing-a-long celebration beginning at Schafer...

Festival history

Updated: Apr 02, 2013 8:18pm

The words of Montesano Festival of Lights founder Margaret Downey seem prescient in the letter recruiting volunteers for the first festival in 1987.

“If this lighting works it may just make...

Keeping the holy in the holiday

Updated: Apr 02, 2013 8:27pm

With turmoil and chaos abounding in major cities and shopping malls, it’s easy to forget precisely what this season is all about and why we celebrate Christmas.

Regardless of religious...

Scavenger hunt

Updated: Apr 02, 2013 7:46pm

A quest of clues takes youthful participants on a brain-teasing tour of downtown businesses in the annual scavenger hunt Saturday, Dec. 8.

The goal: follow the clues to each location, where...

Man paints big beasts

Updated: Apr 02, 2013 7:41pm

Wildlife artist Ken Hurley, “The Buffalo Man,” known for his signature style, will have his artwork on display at Whitney’s Chevrolet showroom in downtown Montesano, 123 W. Pioneer Ave.,...