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State agencies weigh in on proposed oil terminal

More than 18,000 comments were received as part of the environmental impact statement process for the proposed Grays Harbor Rail Terminal project to store crude oil at a tank farm near Bowerman Field in Hoquiam. The vast majority were form letters opposing the project.

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.

What’s next for the pontoon site?

The State Department of Transportation Pontoon Construction Facility in Aberdeen will float out the last of its pontoons in March, and left in the wake will be prime real estate that both the Port of Grays Harbor and the City of Aberdeen would like to get their hands on.

No injuries in Huntley Street fire

A fire on the second story of a house at 504 W. Huntley St. in Aberdeen Thursday afternoon caused no injuries, but served as a reminder for residents to make sure their fire alarms are working and up-to-date, said Aberdeen Fire Battalion Chief Troy Palmer.

Mavericks District 7 winners

The Mavericks, Montesano Youth Soccer Club’s Girls U13 team, recently won the District 7 championship and are preparing to compete in the state quarter finals. The State Quarter Finals are set for 3 p.m. Dec. 6 at Kasch Park in Everett. Although only the Mavericks won first place in their age division, this year a record five teams from Montesano competed in their respective categories at the District 7 Tournament – GU11 Lightning, GU12 Lady Bandits, GU14 Wave and the BU15 Firebirds. The Montesano Mavericks include Abigail Parkin, Anna Ayres, Ashlyn Peterson, Ava Poler, Emma Jensen, Hailey Hart, Jessica Stanfield, Kate Klinger, Molly Ellis, Myah Gallinger, Natasha Armstrong, Paige Lisherness, Payton Kersker, Riley Thoemmes, Sophie Barre, Taylor Salazar, Zoe Hutchings and Zoee Lisherness. They are coached by Todd Lindley with assistant coaches Chris Hutchings and Steve Poler (not pictured).