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24th District candidates discuss jobs, crude oil and education

Most Grays Harbor voters already have their primary election ballots in hand — and some are even mailing them in. Both Grays Harbor legislative districts have state House of Representatives members up for election, with local residents still discussing crude oil shipping and the economy, and state lawmakers focused on K-12 education.

How they voted in D.C. 7/26

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Some higher income families would be eligible to receive a child tax credit on their federal returns under a bill approved in the House last week.

VA mobile unit at Rochester beginning Monday

The Department of Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System will deploy a Mobile Medical Unit to Rochester, Monday through Thursday, July 28 to Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 9 a.m. to noon on Friday to provide primary care/wellness services, blind rehabilitation services for low-vision or visually impaired, eligibility/enrollment services and cultural awareness and sensitivity for veterans.

Ex-McCleary firefighter files damage claim against city

A former McCleary firefighter who was tried but not convicted of criminal charges for drawing a gun on another firefighter following a brawl in a public park is now seeking at least $1.75 million from the city of McCleary, alleging a “false arrest” and violations of his civil rights.

No spill after Seattle oil train derailment

A train carrying nearly 100 cars of crude oil went off the track under the Magnolia Bridge in Seattle early Thursday. Nobody was hurt, no oil leaked and there was no threat to the public when five of the train’s 102 cars went off the track about 2 a.m., said BNSF Railway spokesman Gus Melonas.

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Forum focuses on taxes, hospital debt

Hospital debt and property taxes got most of the attention at a League of Women Voters forum Wednesday night regarding a ballot measure that would make Grays Harbor Community Hospital a public entity. Voters are deciding the issue now and ballots will be counted Aug. 5.