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Ocean Shores’ “Bucket List”

Things to do . . . before I go bankrupt: 10) Already did a Sewer LID and Street LID — how about an Air LID? 9) Build a new Police Station that’s twice as big as the Fire Station. 8) … Continue reading

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Another “Bucket List”

The following was found in a leather jacket donated to an auction in Beverly Hills. It is believed to be a “Bucket List” written by a Hollywood stunt man. Things To Do Before I “Clock Out”: 10) Wrestling an alligator. … Continue reading

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World’s Most Depressing “Bucket List”

The following rolled-up paper was found in the back of a dresser sold at Aberdeen’s No. 1 Pawn Shop: Before I die, I want to: 10) Shake hands with someone who shook hands with someone famous 9) See that 3D … Continue reading

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Another great beach pic from yesterday

From Jen Hough:

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What a day!

Photo and narrative by J. Smersh: “Today was just one of those Ocean Shores kind of days. It started with brutal cold, hail, and snow and then ended with clear skies and wonderfully spring-like weather. As a result, I was … Continue reading

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Make it commission-only, by George!

Remember the late, great, often-irate George Donahoe? I stopped in to see the long-time Ocean Shores businessman and city critic not long before his death in January of 2012. I told him I heard O.S. had hired an outside sales … Continue reading

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HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Ocean Shores green

Local taxes have jumped some 40 percent in the last five years, councils have passed Street LID and ambulance utility add-ons, employee salaries are shooting up like shuttle launches, the Convention Center can’t seem to get any new business and … Continue reading

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“We need iPads!”: A North Beach High student’s plea

When you look at the details on North Beach School District, you realize it may serve a large portion of economically disadvantaged youth, but the district itself is far from “poor.” So, if a plea posted at the Facebook site … Continue reading

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Surf’s up!

J. Smersh photo:

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Dazzling Snowy Owl footage

This morning, CBS News played some wonderful video imagery (incredible close-ups) of “the Snowy Owls of Ocean Shores.” Click here to watch.

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The view of the mountains

From Damon Point, brought to you by Tim Moon:

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Caption this Gary Iversen photo

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Dueling rainbows

Nice visuals to take a break from the back-and-forth venom in the comments section, these two rainbow shots from J Smersh:

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Caption This Photo

From Jen Hough:

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Beyond Locals Only, Volume V: Ethics and the City

There is a “study session” on “ethics” in Ocean Shores today .  . . *What are the “ethics” of the mayor — who has taken it upon herself to be the city’s (i.e., taxpayers’) labor negotiations representative — being “Facebook … Continue reading

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“Snowy Point,” anyone?

By J Smersh, one of the big whites hanging out at (of course) Damon Point — or should we call it “Snowy Point”? Up close and personal: Long shot:

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Storm clearing photos

From J. Smersh:  

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Ocean Shores cliches

Vote for your favorite 289 cliche: a) “If you don’t like it, move!” b) “The tax/levy/lid lift increase only costs as much as a latte a month” c) “It wasn’t us – the mistakes were made in the past!” d) … Continue reading

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Only-in-the-Shores photo

Gary Iversen, our man on the dock, strikes again for another Duck Lake beauty:

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Breaking news: God to retire!

“If the Pope can do it, why not Me?” So said God, in an exclusive interview with Beyond Locals Only in which he confirmed rumors that have been swirling around the clouds: After creating and ruling over the universe for … Continue reading

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Signs o’ the times

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Cool photo

From J. Smersh, taken this afternoon near the marina:

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Taken by Jen Hough:

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Snowy pics

From Tim Moon, who notes, “Attached pics of snowy owl taken Friday afternoon about 3:30. He was just off the beach in the dunes behind the Snuggler’s Cove Resort cabins on Marine View Drive (next to the Shrimp Boat Deli). … Continue reading

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Beyond Locals Only, Volume 5: The sound of (union) laughter

“Your unions over there in Ocean Shores don’t hold a candle – or even a flashlight – to our labor boosters!” That was Tome O’Scanlinn, sounding two (maybe even three) sheets to the wind as he crowed out his usual … Continue reading

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