Montesano man helped snatch Olympic gold from Hitler

On Aug. 2, PBS will present American Experience: “The Boys of ‘36.” The television documentary will tell the story of nine young men from the University of Washington rowing team who powered their way to Olympic gold at the 1936 Olympics. One of those men was Montesano native Robert “Bobby” Moch.

Aberdeen School District budget revised

Members of the Aberdeen School Board on Tuesday agreed on a way to remove the $410,000 deficit from the $43.5 million spending plan for the 2016-17 fiscal year. The decision calls for authorization of a significant reduction in contingency spending and a more liberal estimate in the number of students expected to attend district schools in the coming year.


Correction: Wrong name

The last name of the executive director of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Gray Harbor was misspelled in the Children’s Advocacy Center hires new deputy director article in the July 23 edition of the Daily World. Sue Bucy is the executive director.