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Word Nerd: Desdemona

DESDEMONA [dez•də•mō•nə]

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Word Nerd: Adair
Word Nerd: Adair

Adair [ə•dɛər]

Proper noun

1. Gen. John Adair: Born into privilege and luxury on Aug. 8, 1808, in Louisville, Kentucky, to John and Catherine Adair, who were one of the...

Scratch Pad: Readers’ Choice contest kicks off Dec. 8
Scratch Pad: Readers’ Choice contest kicks off Dec. 8

It is here at last.

Coast Weekend’s 2017 Readers’ Choice contest — where you have a chance to vote on your favorite businesses,...

Scratch Pad: The 2017 Photo Contest opens this week

Coast Weekend’s 2017 Photo Contest opens Friday, Nov. 17, and closes Sunday, Dec. 17.

Word Nerd: Chenamus
Word Nerd: Chenamus

Chenamus [tʃi• nə • mʌs]

noun

1. Successor to Chief Comcomly, Chenamus reigned over a band of roughly 160 Chinook between the time of Comcomly’s death in 1830 until his...

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Word Nerd: Desdemona

DESDEMONA [dez•də•mō•nə]