Boater safety class set for March 22

The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Montesano Fire Department, will offer a free boater education course open to all Washington boaters, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 22, at the Montesano Fire Hall, 310 E. Pioneer St.

All boat operators born on or after Jan. 1, 1955 are required to carry a Boater Education Card when operating a boat in Washington State. Cards cost $10 and never expire. The law applies to operators of motorboats of 15 horsepower or greater.

For class information or to pre–register, contact Deputy Brad Russell at (360) 580–7634 or e–mail brussell@co.grays–

For information on the Mandatory Boating Safety Education Program, visit online at


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