The Port of Grays Harbor took an important step forward on the road to resuscitating the NewWood plant at Satsop Business Park Tuesday. Superior Court Judge Gordon Godfrey approved the Port’s purchase of the company’s assets for $1.3 million.
SOWETO, South Africa — In any other life, their paths might never have crossed. But on Tuesday, the most powerful people in the world sat with some of the least powerful — men, women and children struggling to survive — and for one rainy afternoon they shared something in common: their adoration for Nelson Mandela.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s health agency said it has spent $319 million building an online health- insurance marketplace through October.
“Obamacare does not even address the issue of costs. In fact, it exacerbates the problem and causes 85 percent of Americans who had health insurance and who liked it extraordinary disruption. So, it’s been a catastrophe for health care and for the economy at large.”
The Washington State Patrol is looking for a Chevrolet van they believe was the vehicle involved in the hit and run fatality that killed a 36-year-old woman at the eastern entrance to Aberdeen last week.
OLYMPIA — The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission is seeking public comment through Jan. 9 on draft policies for managing Grays Harbor salmon and lower Columbia River white sturgeon populations.
MONTESANO — Assessor Rick Hole appears to be in the fight of his life to keep his job .
The next round of evening razor-clam digs is set to begin Saturday, Dec. 14, just in time to take home some clams for the winter holidays.
MONTESANO — Assessor Rick Hole met with the county commissioners Monday morning and asked them to allow his office to continue spending money for special software designed to help the county with its annual property revaluation process.
Lifetime Harborite James Stephen “Jim” Moore died Friday in Seattle at the age of 61. He had been ill for some time and died due to complications of the illness, said one of his friends. The owner of Moore’s Interiors, Inc. was born to Jack Herschel and Lorene LaVerne (Lind) Moore on April 20, 1952, in Aberdeen.
These days, if Harborites want to hunt, hike or pick berries on land owned by some large timber companies, they have to pay. Monday morning, County Commissioner Wes Cormier announced a plan to combat the practice.