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Scratch Pad: A fresh look at cheese
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Scratch Pad: A fresh look at cheese
Marc Bates’ classes sharpen your basic cheese knowledge

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Scratch Pad: I am a runner
Scratch Pad: I am a runner

Last fall, with well-meaning doubters informing me I’d made a huge, possibly life-threatening mistake by signing up for the Great Columbia Crossing — the 10K race across the Astoria Bridge — the challenge was simply to survive...

Scratch Pad: ‘Ghost Adventures’ lots of fun, except ghost part
Scratch Pad: ‘Ghost Adventures’ lots of fun, except ghost part
Claims of the paranormal demand stronger evidence in show’s miniseries, ‘Graveyard of the Pacific’
Word Nerd: Stringtown
Word Nerd: Stringtown

Stringtown [striŋ•taʊn]

noun

1. a rural, unincorporated residential community of homes and farms overlooking Baker Bay in Pacific County on the Long Beach Peninsula. Located west of U.S. Highway 101, the...

Word Nerd: Painted Lady
Word Nerd: Painted Lady

Painted Lady [pānt•əd lā•dē]

noun

1. a colloquialism given to elaborate houses built in the Victorian or Edwardian — and sometimes Queen Anne — styles of architecture that...

Word Nerd: Walluski
Word Nerd: Walluski

Walluski [wôl•æ•skɪ]

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Scratch Pad: A fresh look at cheese
Marc Bates’ classes sharpen your basic cheese knowledge
Scratch Pad: The 2018 Photo Contest is here – take your best shot!
Submissions accepted Nov. 9 through Dec. 9
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