Fourth of July in Seaside wouldn’t be the same without a spectacular fireworks display and, regardless of a funding shortfall, the show will go on this year, to the tune of the Sunday Night Football theme and other iconic melodies.
Patrons of the Seaside Public Library who like to sneak outside for a quick smoke won’t be able to do that much longer if the Seaside City Council approves a resolution to ban smoking on the library grounds.
With live country music pleasantly floating in the background, market-goers took their time perusing a tidy collection of booths, trying free samples, making purchases and indulging in some of their treats during first day of the Seaside Farmers Market.
“Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.,” from a Chinese proverb.
The Avenue U bridge project will move forward in the design phase, but that appears to be its last stop before being put on the shelf — shovel ready and waiting — until more funding comes along.
Simple knowledge can be a powerful tool in an emergency, and Providence Seaside Hospital staff members were given that tool at a recent emergency preparedness exercise.
Seaside High School graduates who received scholarships from Seaside Scholarship Inc. gather for a “class photo.” Seaside Scholarship Inc. awarded $31,000 through 44 scholarships and grants this year. Seaside resident Roy Cole has contributed $23,000 over the past several years. The organization manages several named scholarships, including memorials to Peter Hill, Elliott Hearing, Dorene Raterman, Tim Williams and Lorian Marlantas, among others. For more information or to donate, visit the SSI website at www.seasidescholarships.com.
Valerie Jean Ryan of Cannon Beach, Ore., died May 29, 2014. She was born May 13, 1938, in Seattle, Wash., to Lolita (Polet) and Frank Pesce. She gained a beloved stepfather when her mother married Richard (“Tichie”) Franz.
The USA Jump Rope tournament is only a hop, skip and a jump away for Seaside’s Tsunami Skippers.
For the first time since 1975, the Seaside High School boys golf team has brought home the state championship.
The District 1/4A boys’ golf title is finally back with Seaside.
Two thousand golf balls were dropped from a helicopter over the Astoria Golf & Country Club May 10 as part of a fundraiser for the Assistance League of the Columbia Pacific. The balls were marked with donors’ numbers, and those that landed closest to the designated pin won prizes. The league raised $10,000 to buy clothing for kids in need in Clatsop County.
I am writing this just before Father’s Day, and, as is usually the case at this time of year, which also happens to be near my father’s birth date, I spend a great deal of time reminiscing about him.
My egg carton had a message that said, “To prevent bacterial illness, be sure when you cook eggs that yolk is firm.” My eggs of choice are hard boiled (wouldn’t you know?), but what about poached or soft-boiled or over easy? Wherever we turn these days, there seems to be a red flag about food. A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
Monday, June 16 passed just like any other day, starting with the morning coffee, a little stretching of the achy muscles and outside, an overcast sky. That’s right, the first day of summer vacation began just as it has so many times before: “mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a high of 58 degrees.”
As I sit down to write this, the sky has opened up and rain is pelting the streets of Seaside. It’s really coming down on an early morning that’s already seen a little sunshine and even a rainbow.
Who thought up the expression “going viral” and what exactly does it mean? It’s been overworked, as all clichés are, and I, for one, am tired of it. I suppose it could mean spreading like a disease.
Four groups will participate in the Drum and Bugle Corps Show in Seaside on the Fourth of July.
Their license plates read “II FUN,” “YOU LUZ,” “SEEE YA” and “RRRRR” and had signs on display that read, “Please don’t touch my beautiful body.”
Trail’s End Art Association is celebrating 64 years as an art association with an art show, community party and gala reception July 4 and 5.
Tickets are on sale for the Miss Oregon Scholarship Pageant, which will occur in Seaside through June 28.
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