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Evergreen students ask for input

Evergreen State College students are asking citizen of Grays Harbor County for their opinions. On Tuesday, Feb. 9, residents of Aberdeen, Hoquiam and other Grays Harbor County communities are invited to stop by the Aberdeen Revitalization Movement (ARM) office, any time between 2 and 7 pm, for a 20-30-minute interview about the future of Grays Harbor. The ARM office is at 210 South I Street, across from the D&R Theater.

Study: Renters insurance not cheap on Harbors

Washington is home to more than 7 million residents, making it the 13th most populous state. Many residents are renters. To see who has the most expensive and cheapest renters insurance rates, the website ValuePenguin recently completed a study that evaluated quotes for sample properties across the state. The results showed the most expensive renters insurance rates were 33 percent higher than the cheapest.

Accident victim files suit against Grays Harbor Community Hospital

The victim of a bus accident in Montesano in 2013 has filed a lawsuit against Grays Harbor Community Hospital and several individuals associated with a collections company over the use of medical liens to recover costs associated with treating her. And her attorneys have asked for “class action” status, meaning people in similar circumstances could join the suit.

Westport’s Islander sold — temporarily closed during transition

The sale of the Islander Motel and Half Moon Bay Bar & Grill at the corner of Westhaven Drive and Neddie Rose Drive in the Westport Marina District was completed in mid-September. New owner, Nevada resident Hu Wang, intends to hire a professional chef/manager, who will hire and train staff, as well as design a new menu that focuses on fresh local seafood in preparation for reopening later this winter.