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Author explores “Oregon’s First Pioneer’ at Seaside library
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Author explores “Oregon’s First Pioneer’ at Seaside library
Jerry Sutherland will discuss explorer Calvin Tibbets

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Bookmonger: Intermarriages affected frontier life
Bookmonger: Intermarriages affected frontier life

Bellingham historian Candace Wellman has uncovered a fascinating chapter of Pacific Northwest history that for too long has been dismissed as inconsequential.

Nearly 20 years ago, while performing research at the Washington State Archives, she...

Rain Magazine 2017 reading and reception
Rain Magazine 2017 reading and reception
Edition’s writers and artists to read and display their work
Rain Magazine 2017 reading and reception
Rain Magazine 2017 reading and reception
Edition’s writers and artists will share their work
Portland poet reads at Astoria Library
Portland poet reads at Astoria Library

ASTORIA — Judith Arcana, a Portland poet, will read from her new poetry collection, “Announcements from the Planetarium,” as well as excerpts from her earlier work, 6 p.m. Thursday, June 1, at the Astoria Library (450 10th...

Bookmonger: A salute to Brian Doyle
Bookmonger: A salute to Brian Doyle

Editor’s note: This column was sent to press less than a day before Brian Doyle died Saturday at 60.

Brian Doyle’s fertile creative spirit has not only produced a dazzling array of essays and novels, but also guided the...

Bookmonger: No good rhyme nor reason for this romance
Bookmonger: No good rhyme nor reason for this romance

Six Impossible Things – Elizabeth Boyle Avon – 378 pp - $7.99

Prolific Seattle romance writer Elizabeth Boyle is back with the newest installment in her latest series: “Six Impossible Things” is the sixth book in the...

Astoria native publishes bilingual haiku collection
Astoria native publishes bilingual haiku collection

— Kent Neal, a 1998 graduate of Astoria High School who now lives in France, has published a full-length haiku collection, a work that captures the landscapes of Oregon and France.

Titled...

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