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Volunteers Are Making It Happen

Volunteers Are Making It Happen

By Annette Wright Kingston Community News, Columnist Hansville has so many volunteers working at worthwhile causes. It’s one of the things that makes it a… Continue reading

 

When Buck Lake froze over for a week or two in the 1930s and 1940s, some Hansvillites ice skated till midnight. (Photo courtesy of Lyn Peterson)

Old stories of icy, foggy, soggy days

Compared to the snow bombs in the Northeast, our weather has been relatively balmy. We’ve enjoyed many sunny, winter days and a very rare and… Continue reading

 

Looking back: The wreck of the SS Admiral Sampson off Point No Point | Hansville Happenings

Looking back: The wreck of the SS Admiral Sampson off Point No Point | Hansville Happenings

In the shipping lane off Point No Point, about 320 feet down, the wreck of the SS Admiral Sampson sits, her hull in two pieces.… Continue reading

 

<em>The “Puppets Please Marionettes” starring Santa and his gang will be at Greater Hansville Community Center’s Children’s Christmas Party. </em>Shirley McManus/Courtesy photo

North-end holiday highlights | Hansville Happenings

The brightest light in the night sky this month will be 2017’s only supermoon, on Dec. 3 weather permitting. That’s when the “Moon Before Yule,”… Continue reading

<em>The “Puppets Please Marionettes” starring Santa and his gang will be at Greater Hansville Community Center’s Children’s Christmas Party. </em>Shirley McManus/Courtesy photo
The latest data shows the amount of forest burned annually in the Pacific Northwest has increased by nearly 5000 percent since the early 1970s. (Adelia Ritchie/Submitted)

Time for a change | Hansville Happenings

Ready for some good news? On the personal front, you’re not too old to change. And on the global front, it’s not too late to… Continue reading

The latest data shows the amount of forest burned annually in the Pacific Northwest has increased by nearly 5000 percent since the early 1970s. (Adelia Ritchie/Submitted)
Hydrofoils, such as the USS High Point launched in 1962 and operated from the Puget Sound Navy Shipyard, was designed by Boeing to “fly” above the sea, reducing drag and risk of torpedo attacks.

‘I took a walk in the woods’ | Hansville Happenings

“I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees,” said Henry David Thoreau, who has inspired generations of Americans to… Continue reading

Hydrofoils, such as the USS High Point launched in 1962 and operated from the Puget Sound Navy Shipyard, was designed by Boeing to “fly” above the sea, reducing drag and risk of torpedo attacks.

Coast Guard rescues couple after kayaks overturn near Point No Point

POINT NO POINT — A Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor boat crew rescued two adults after their kayaks overturned near Point No Point… Continue reading

Two fishing buddies show off their catch in the mid- to late-1950s.

Our troubled waters, wetter winters | Hansville Happenings

Months of rain, a spate of little quakes in May, what’s next? A plague of murderous crows? Unless Mother Nature has any more surprises for… Continue reading

Two fishing buddies show off their catch in the mid- to late-1950s.
Nature’s wonders close to home | Hansville Happenings

Nature’s wonders close to home | Hansville Happenings

The weather is fine, the earth is showing signs of new life, it’s time to go outside and take a look around. Strange things were… Continue reading

Nature’s wonders close to home | Hansville Happenings