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For dancers and supporters of Southwest Washington Dance Center, the loss of their beloved “Nutcracker” in 2020 to COVID-19 restrictions was an especially hard blow. It wasn’t … more
The Cascade Mountains form a kingdom and the trees below are subjects. Nobility lives high up in a castle.  To get to the palace, one must cross rivers and forests. There he rests on sheets … more
Mistletoe Tree Farm is only open as a u-cut Christmas tree seller for 10 days out of the year, but each of those days is packed with families coming to the rural Chehalis farm from across the region … more
Bell-ringers from the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign outside stores have long been a cheery sign of the holidays.  This week, they’ve returned to the entrances of Walmart in … more
Piano virtuoso Charlie Albright performed for attendees gathered in the Corbet Theatre Friday evening for a “Classical Christmas Fundraiser Concert,” with proceeds going to the Charlie … more
This year, historic downtown Centralia will welcome thousands of tourists and shoppers to participate in festive events, shopping and dining this holiday season. This year’s theme? Twisted … more
The greater Lewis County area has patches as diverse as the pumpkins and gourds the farms sell. Whether visitors are seeking family-friendly fall fun or a thrilling night of ghostly scares, or both, … more
Teams raced down East Seventh Street during the Boo-coda Pine Box Derby Casket Races  on Saturday. Six teams competed in the event in which participants look to clock the fastest time. … more
Titus Sickles is the second youngest of five boys. All two years apart, the brothers have nearly identical buzz cut blond hair, freckles and blue-green eyes, strongly resembling their mother. On … more
Elee Fairhart has searched several times, unsuccessfully, for another man in America with his name. The Morton resident who made his career in physical therapy has a backstory as unique as his … more
Chehalis United Methodist Church Pastor Zachary Taylor smiles and interacted with pets during “Blessing of the Animals” on Saturday. PAWchella, a free pet fair, was held in the parking … more
Over the years, the Onalaska Apple Harvest Festival has grown and changed, but organizer Cathy Murphy said members of the Onalaska Alliance have always had one goal in mind when it comes to their … more
Autumn is around the bend, but local health care providers encourage senior citizens to take whatever safety measures they can to prevent a fall. “As much as possible, you want to avoid … more
The fact that the “flying saucers” famously spotted by pilot Kenneth Arnold in 1947 remain unidentified to this day didn’t stop around 900 people — according to an estimate by … more
When students at Rochester High School started the school year this week, they had some new selections at their school library. Doug and Elizabeth West, the duo behind the high school’s … more
The first Tenino Railroad Day is coming up on Sept. 17 and will feature a ribbon-cutting ceremony that will signal the reopening of a caboose at the Tenino Depot Museum. The caboose has been … more
On June 24, 1947, Idaho-based pilot Kenneth Arnold took off from the Chehalis airport on what was supposed to be a simple business trip to Yakima.  That routine flight made history when … more
While the causes and long-term solutions of increased litter in Lewis County are debatable for various groups involved, they agree on one thing: volunteers can play a role in taking out the … more
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