In the coming days, temperatures across the state are expected to set records. That’s why the Department of Labor &Industries is urging people working outdoors to take precautions against heat-related illness, a condition that can result in serious medical problems, including disability or death.
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The Grays Harbor Community Foundation announced today the hiring of Jessica Hoover, who will act as the program officer with staff responsibility for the grant and scholarship programs. Hoover began at the Foundation on June 29 and will also be cross trained in all areas of operations.
Robert C Rockett has been named a member of the 2015 Chairman’s Club of Manhattan Insurance Group. Rockett is one of the top-10 producers for Western United Life Assurance Company and will be awarded a trip to Prague, Czech Republic, and Berlin, Germany, for a week.
Tons of concrete rubble from the former Harbor Paper mill site have found a second life, shoring up Aberdeen hillsides that were damaged during winter rainstorms and flooding. Originally destined for a landfill, the concrete remains of the mills primary and secondary clarifiers will be used by the City of Aberdeen for a number of public works projects, benefitting both the city and the Grays Harbor PUD.
Wishkah River Distillery is vying for a nationwide grant that could pay out six figures to help open a downtown location.
Anybody looking to get a small business off the ground has an excellent resource in Aberdeen.
There will be a free shred event on Saturday, June 13 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the parking lot of Timberland Bank, 624 Simpson Ave., in Hoquiam. Everyone is welcome to bring your shred-able documents and papers and watch them safely disappear in the LeMay mobile shredder.
An enthusiastic crowd turned out June 3, to celebrate the official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Westport Shop ‘n Kart supermarket at 108 S. Montesano St. in Westport.
Editor’s note: This report is provided by Matthew Gardner, who is now the chief economist for Windermere Real Estate in Aberdeen.
The smell of burgers searing on a flat top grill is once again wafting through the air along Pioneer Avenue, near the west entry of Montesano, where the iconic and longtime burger stand Gene’s Stop-n-Go reopened recently under new ownership.
The Ocean Shores Planning Commission gave unanimous conditional approval to the Oyhut Bay development’s Division 1 Final Plat at its meeting on May 26 after city staff said the project was ready to move forward.
This story has been updated from a previous version with comments from Alpha Media Vice President of Marketing Randi P’Pool.
Breakwater Seafood already has a lot going for it — a long-established location, lots of the freshest seafood around, a solid reputation among its loyal patrons and the best (and really only) waterfront dining spot on the inner Harbor.
Pacific Financial Corporation, the holding company for Bank of the Pacific today reported profits of $1.1 million for the first quarter of 2015, up 7 percent compared to $1.0 million for the first quarter a year ago.
Harbor Wholesale Foods, which originated in Aberdeeen but is now headquartered in Lacy, recently announced a five-year distribution agreement with Subway restaurants, serving 400-plus stores throughout western Washington and southeast Alaska. Harbor will deliver food products to franchise owners of the largest restaurant chain in the world from as far north as the Canadian border to as far south as Toledo, Wash.. The partnership means 28 additional people to support the new business, which is about a 10 percent increase in staff for the 92-year-old, family-owned company.