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Remembering Bob Bowlby

Bowlby family from left to right: Back Row: Edna Bowlby, Tyler Bowlby, Scott Nangle, Karen Nangle, Enoch Bowlby, June Bowlby, Kim Bowlby, Rick Whaley Middle: Thomas Erickson, Annan Bowlby, Weste Erickson, Emma Erickson with Avery Whaley Front: Malia Trick with Mark Trick, Lincoln Erickson, David Trick, Taran Bowlby, Paul Bowlby  - Submitted photo
  • Aug 29, 2014 at 9:02AM

Bob Bowlby looked like just a sweet old guy in a string tie with a cane, who wouldn't say "boo" to a butterfly. But during the memorial in honor of his life at the Sekiu Community Center, Saturday, Aug. 23, a building full of family and friends and a feast of potluck food from the Strait communities, the truth came out. Family members, from as far away as Hawaii, stood up, and, laughing and crying, remembered and shared tales of an uninhibited life.

 

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School Days … Oh, the memories

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 4:28PM

With back-to-school time just around the corner, I asked some friends to recall some of their memories from their days in the Quillayute Valley School system. Surprisingly nobody recalled anything about what they learned, or did they?

Mending Bridges

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 3:22PM

Back in the mid-1990s, I was in the news a lot. I even made the Peninsula Daily News, which is obviously celebrity status. Unfortunately, I wasn’t quite an A-List celebrity because no woman ever asked me to sign her chest. This was probably a good thing because I was 11 and that would have been awkward. Actually, I think today it would still be awkward.

Toddlers Assault Tourists

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 1:22PM

A week ago or so, some bicyclists were passing through town. They stopped at Tillicum Park and then were pelted by rocks for no reason at all. This was probably done by a local who was irritated by tourists.

Can you go home again?

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 9:15AM

Imagine my excitement when I was contacted a few months back by a former Forks High grad that wanted to do a travel story about Forks. She asked me a few questions about if Forks had ever had any women's lib-type rallies and a few other questions about the rebuilding of the Rainforest Art Center.

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