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Gordon’s budget alarm splits commissioners

The county faces significant budget issues, but it’s not something officials weren’t aware of and a public cry of alarm from Grays Harbor County Commissioner Frank Gordon last week amounts to “fear-mongoring,” says the newest member of the commission, Vickie Raines.

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Flood assistance FYI

As residents from both Aberdeen and Hoquiam are still recovering from the torrential rain and landslides that affected the area in early January, various groups and organizations have stepped up to help victims. Listed are some of these efforts.

Timberland Bank donates $10,000 for flood relief

Timberland Bank President Mike Sand, right, presents a $10,000 check to community leader John Warring (middle) and Jim Daly, executive director of the Grays Harbor Community Foundation. The foundation has established an ad-hoc committee to administer funds received specifically for January 2015 storm relief efforts.

Jaen Henry remembered at North Beach

With about 200 people singing his favorite tune — the North Beach High School fight song — Jaen Henry was honored and remembered in a celebration of his years of service to the local school district and scores of students.