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    Friday, July 12, 2019 | Seaside Signal | SeasideSignal.com • A7
The citizenship question remains at issue for the 2020 census.
Census: Gearhart wrangles
with citizenship question
Continued from Page A1
COUNTERCLOCKWISE, FROM ABOVE RIGHT Seaside’s Fourth of July
Parade, which wound through downtown Seaside, brings a large
crowd of spectators, including locals and visitors, to the downtown
area.   Seaside Museum and Historical Society participated in the
parade, along with hosting its annual Old Fashioned Social on the
museum grounds.   Miss North Coast’s Outstanding Teen Sydney Rapp
rides along in the parade.  
Miss Tami’s Daycare and Preschool was one
of the local establishments that participated.   The Battalion Drum and
Bugle Corps, from Utah, participated in the parade.
Katherine Lacaze photos
The response period
begins March 12, with the
goal of making response as
“convenient and accessible
as possible,” via internet,
phone, paper and in per-
son. Each household will
receive up to five mailings.
The 2020 census marks
the first time an inter-
net option is available for
self-reporting.
Households that don’t
respond by early May
could see a home visit
from enumerators — cen-
sus counters — Czornij
said.
More than 4.2 million
people living in 1.8 million
housing units are expected
to be counted.
Meanwhile, the Census
Bureau is hiring.
Scheduling is flexible,
for supervisory and non-
supervisory positions, with
a pay rate between $17.50
and $19.50 per hour.
Members of the public
are also sought to join the
complete count commit-
tee, “to identify, educate
and motivate hard-to-count
populations” in the area.
These include immigrants,
children younger than five
seniors, homeless, migrant
workers, renters and those
with internet concerns.
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Fourth: Festivities lead off with Old Fashioned Social
Continued from Page A1
The carnival games also
encompass a sweet sim-
plicity that, for many, har-
ken back to their childhood
years. Kids, and many adults,
spent the afternoon getting
their faces painted, “fishing”
for prizes, and tossing bean
bags. For Heman and other
volunteers, there is joy in
“watching the kids, seeing
their faces, their reaction to
things as simple as throwing
a string over a wall,” he said.
Between setup, running
the event, and tear down,
putting on the social relies on
participation from numerous
volunteers, including board
and community members.
According to Wright, they
had a married couple who
used to own a home in Sea-
side but have since moved to
Portland return to volunteer
for the social.
In general, he said, the
event not only serves as a
fundraiser but also helps
bring awareness to Seaside’s
museum and what it offers
for the public.
An eventful holiday
As a holiday, the Fourth
of July is significant for the
city of Seaside, in terms of
Spectators young and old line Holladay Drive to watch
Seaside’s Fourth of July Parade. The annual parade was
organized by the Seaside Chamber of Commerce this year.
the crowd it brings to town
and the cooperation it takes
from various agencies and
organizations to help the day
run smoothly. The Fourth of
July parade and fireworks
show on the beach are the
other two main activities
that take place on the holi-
day each year.
The parade — which
was organized this year by
the Seaside Chamber of
Commerce —involved its
typical collection of par-
ticipants. Fire trucks and
ambulances were inter-
spersed with vehicles car-
rying representatives from
local businesses and orga-
nizations, including the
museum, the Sunset Empire
Park and Recreation Dis-
trict, Wheel Fun Rent-
als, Miss Tami’s Daycare
& Preschool, Providence
Seaside Hospital, Avamere
at Seaside, Neawanna by
the Sea, the Astor Street
Opry Company, and NW
Community Alliance, and
others.
Spectators lined the
sidewalks along Holla-
day Drive, Broadway, and
Columbia Street to wave at
parade participants as they
passed by and to collect the
candy and other goodies
distributed along the route.
The parade also is a chance
for community members
to see and socialize with
their family, friends, and
neighbors.
“That’s what it’s more
about for me,” Heman said,
“The hanging out and being
together.”
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Gallery: A new space for region’s artists, sculptors
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elements of human nature
through abandonment or
conflict.
“After seeing things in
the military that I wished
I could show the world, I
decided to take that idea and
make a career of it,” McNee-
ley says in his artist’s state-
ment. His bold work focuses
on natural beauty, such as
the Aurora Borealis.
Quata Cody is a Seat-
tle-based artist whose work
is inspired by classic Japa-
nese painting. “It’s cliché to
say that it is an internal land-
scape, but these really are
memories of real places; sin-
gle thoughts and ideas highly
focused and expressed in
color,” Cody said. Nancy
Bosse is an artist working in
glass based out of Warren-
ton. Bud Egger is a sculptor
working in marble, bronze,
and metal. Suzanne Vaughn
is a sculptor working in
glass mosaic. These are just
a few of the fine artists Wildt
represents. She is also sell-
ing the consigned work of
Christine Kende of Astoria;
Cindy Erickson of Nehalem;
Louis Andrew Schaffer from
Portland; Aerin Adrian of
Seaside, and other notable
work.
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Work by Bud Egger at the Angi D. Wildt Gallery.
Wildt is proud to be part
of Seaside’s burgeoning gal-
lery scene.
“There’s a lot happening
in Seaside,” she said. She
is a participant of the First
Saturday Art Walks that
take place in town from 5 to
8 p.m. On Aug. 3 she part-
ners with Buddha Kat Win-
ery to celebrate the exhibi-
tion of Christine Kende’s
impressionist
landscapes
rendered on glass. In addi-
tion to running her gallery,
Wildt is also a professional
webmaster whose accounts
include the Seaside Farm-
er’s Market and the Astoria
Yacht Club.
“I race sailboats on Tues-
days on the river in Astoria,”
she said. “Sailing and art —
that’s what I live for.”
The Angi D. Wildt Gal-
lery is located at 737 Broad-
way in Seaside. The phone
number is 541-961-1229.
Visit the gallery’s web-
site at www.angidwildtgal-
lery.com. Gallery hours are
Thursday-Monday, noon to
5 p.m., or by appointment.
“If you see the sign is out,
it means I’m open,” Wildt
said.
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