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Jun 16

It's My Thing: Pacific County Clerk Has a Song in Her Heart

Posted on June 16, 2017 at 10:07 AM by Timothy Grisham

(Published by The Chinook Observer)

SOUTH BEND — When Virginia Leech took office as the newly elected county clerk in 1999 — her first and only elected office — it wasn’t long before she began to be drafted to sing at local events. In the years since, she has become a fixture at annual gatherings like Loyalty Days and Memorial Day services in Ilwaco.