McCLEARY — McCleary Mayor Gary Dent was a no show during Wednesday night’s City Council meeting, two weeks after he submitted a list of drastic cuts that would lay off the McCleary Police Department, close the library, the museum and many other city services by 2015 if residents don’t approve a property tax hike next year.
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McCLEARY — McCleary Mayor Gary Dent was a no show during Wednesday night’s City Council meeting, two weeks after he submitted a list of draconian cuts that would lay off the McCleary Police Department, close the library, the museum and many other city services by 2015 if residents don’t approve a property tax hike next year.
The Washington State Patrol’s Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating a collision that occurred on Nov 29, at 4:36 p.m. This collision involved three vehicles and happened on State Route 101 east of Port Angeles in Clallam County. One of the involved parties was an on-duty Washington State Trooper.
The 27th annual Festival of Lights Parade in Montesano will be broadcast online live on the blog Montesano Today. The parade starts at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14. at Fleet Street on Pioneer Avenue. The live stream will be available at www.montesanotoday.com .
A workshop to help people set up a personal “mySocialSecurity” online account will be held at Aberdeen Timberland Regional Library on Thursday, Dec. 19, from 12 noon to 3 p.m.
Grays Harbor Emergency Management will host a “Citizen Full Scale Disaster Exercise” at the SouthShore Mall in Aberdeen on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The cause and origin of a fire that consumed much of the vacant building on the corner of Fleet Street and Pioneer Avenue in Montesano last week is still under investigation by forensic experts.
Beyond Survival, the local non-profit which strives to support, educate and empower all people impacted by sexual abuse in Grays Harbor, is Greater Grays Harbor, Inc’s Organization of the Month for November.
Julie Rajcich has literally been north, east, south and west in search of the point of her compass, her own true north. She recently returned to the Harbor to launch a career in commercial and wedding photography. She took the long way around the state, studying, exploring and working before she moved into her new downtown studio at 109 E. Wishkah St.
The Aberdeen School Board is considering asking voters for a slight increase in the maintenance and operations levy for schools, but it could be compounded by what are expected to be lower property valuations that would mean taxpayers would see a greater percentage increase in property tax rates than if the real estate market was stronger.
Local timber, conservation and government groups have banded together to address forest management on the Olympic Peninsula, calling their partnership the Olympic Peninsula Collaborative. Congressman Derek Kilmer announced the formation of the group at a Tuesday morning phone press conference.
A man who jumped out of a second-story apartment and allegedly broke into the downstairs unit to evade police inadvertently led them to a radio that had been stolen from the Aberdeen Fire Department months ago, the Aberdeen Police Department reported.
The Aberdeen Police Department recovered a car Wednesday morning that had been stolen as it sat warming up unattended in the 800 block of Essex Avenue.
MONTESANO — Grays Harbor County Commission Chairman Frank Gordon says he’s demanding Assessor Rick Hole’s resignation, saying the assessor is guilty of “repeated feats of incompetence” and can no longer effectively manage his office.
Those who have started, but not completed, their series of GED tests must finish by the end of December, according to Grays Harbor College.