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Drug drop box a success

A drug drop-box used to collect unwanted or unused medications that was installed at the Hoquiam Police Department in late October has been a success, said Hoquiam Police Chief Jeff Myers.

Hoquiam looks to fill fifth ward council vacancy

Hoquiam Councilman Darrin Moir is relocating to Spokane, opening up a Fifth Ward seat on the council. His last council meeting was on Monday and his position will be filled by Jan. 1. To be considered, send a letter to the city council by Dec. 15 briefly describing your qualifications and background.

Pre-holiday clam dig starts today

Clam diggers search for clams on Nov. 9 in Ocean Shores. If you have a photo that helps show what life is like here on the Twin Harbors and you want to share it with the rest of the community, email a high resolution version to . Include your daytime phone number, the name of the photographer, a description of what’s happening in the photo, when and where it was taken and the names of the people who are prominent in the shot.

County narrows District Court candidates to three

MONTESANO — The Grays Harbor County commissioners on Monday narrowed seven candidates for the vacant District Court judge position to three finalists. In no particular order, the commissioners have invited former deputy prosecutor Andrea Vingo and defense attorneys Kyle Imler and David Mistachkin in for public interviews on Wednesday.

Climate Change Effects Pondered by Flood Authority

MONTESANO — A major action item in Gov. Jay Inslee’s administration was discussed during a monthly meeting of the Chehalis River Basin Flood Authority in Montesano Thursday morning, as climate change and its effects on the basin became a focal point of a portion of that meeting.

Public invited to meet Elma Library candidates

The three top candidates to become the manager of the Elma Timberland Library will be in town next week to meet the public and answer questions from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20. After that, they will all undergo personal interviews with Timberland Library officials.

In Thursday’s article about Grays Harbor Rock Fest 3 that appeared in the Lifestyles section, Branden DePriest’s name was spelled incorrectly. Branden is an organizer of the music festival, which features local and regional acts, including the nationally known group, Green Jelly. The event takes place today from noon until 11:45 p.m. Doors open at 10 a.m.