Entries by David

Out of One Cmte and into another…

House Bill 1061, designating the razor clam as the state clam, moved out of the State Governance and Tribal Affairs Committee on Friday February 22nd. It now moves to the Rules Committee, which will hopefully move the bill to a vote in House. Please remember to write your legislators and let them know you support the […]

It’s Not Always Easy

A lot of people can show up on a good clamming tide, as this cartoon captures. And a lot of vehicles! Bob McCausland was the artist. He cartooned at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer for decades before retiring to the coast where he continued to capture local foibles with pen and ink. This dig was at Twin […]

Bill Drafted!!

A bill has been drafted and introduced! HB 3001 designates the Pacific razor clam as the state clam. Thanks to Representatives Brian Blake, Joel Kretz, Steve Tharinger and Jim Walsh. Please write them and let them know you appreciate their support. You can view the bill introduction and comment on the bill at the state […]

Happy razor clamming after WWII

  The photo is courtesy of Jaime Johnstone. Her family lived in Centralia at the time. That’s Jaime’s mother on the left, a decade before Jaime was born. “Clamming was a fun event, as you can tell from the photo of my mom and her friends, all teenagers at the time,” Jaime writes. “I remember […]