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WILLIAM HAM William Ham is a writer, actor, musician, broadcaster, bon vivant, and composer of long, self-aggrandizing lists who has called the Columbia-Paciﬁc region home for the past 14 years, though the region has yet to call him back. His work has been published in a variety of publications both local and national and he was a contributor to the books Lost in the Grooves and Backstory 5: Interviewers with Screenwriters of the 1990s. He can be heard weekly on the award-coveting Wow & Flutter radio program late Wednesday nights on Astoria’s KMUN-FM. He can be seen on theater stages up and down the Columbia coast, often by invitation. He lives in Ilwaco, Washington, and denial.
DWIGHT CASWELL Dwight Caswell is a writer and photographer with several books to his name. He serves as pastor of Pioneer Presbyterian Church in Warrenton.
NOEL THOMAS Noel Thomas, a distinguished watercolorist, is a signature member of the American Watercolor Society and Northwest Watercolor Society. His work can be seen at RiverSea Gallery in Astoria. He lives with his wife, Pat.
KATIE FRANKOWICZ Katie Frankowicz is a reporter for The Daily Astorian, where she cover Astoria and Warrenton’s city governments and the environment. She moved to the coast nearly a decade ago and will probably never leave.
Katherine Lacaze, a freelancer of several years and ﬁrst-time contributor to Our Coast Magazine, lives and writes in Seaside. She enjoys exploring the many topics produced by the coastal town and its neighboring communities, from arts and culture to environmental conservation and tourism. Her 3-yearold daughter, Juliette, is her sidekick, tagging along as they explore the Paciﬁc Northwest.
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