Vigil for peace

Every year since 2001, a group of Cannon Beach residents have kept a vigil in front of Whale Park for peace.

On Saturday, Jan. 12, Wes Wahrmund, Jan Siebert-Wahrmund, Susan Glarum and Darrell Clukey continued their tradition.

"We have been here every saturday for 17 years, 1/2 hour every day since 9/11 happened," Jan Siebert-Wahrmund said. " We stand for encouraging peace in the world within and without."

Response has changed over the years, she said.

“In the beginning, When we first started standing in 2001, it was a vey different response people were not as positive about it. But over the years, it's become very different and people seem to be glad we're here.”

Every year since 2001, a group of Cannon Beach residents have kept a vigil in front of Whale Park for peace.

On Saturday, Jan. 12, Wes Wahrmund, Jan Siebert-Wahrmund, Susan Glarum and Darrell Clukey continued their tradition.

"We have been here every Saturday for 17 years, a half-hour every day since 9/11 happened," Jan Siebert-Wahrmund said. “We stand for encouraging peace in the world within and without.”

Response has changed over the years, she said.

“In the beginning, When we first started standing in 2001, it was a very different response people were not as positive about it. But over the years, it's become very different and people seem to be glad we're here.”

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