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Hospital Dist. 1 changes meeting

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Board of Commissioners of the Grays Harbor Hospital District 1 will not meet on Nov. 27, but will hold a special meeting at Summit Pacific Medical Center at 600 E. Main St., Elma at 6 p.m. on Dec. 4, in the Kelsey Conference Room.

Inslee says state will act on oil trains

The number of oil trains running across Washington is unacceptable, and the Legislature will consider bills in the upcoming session that mandate advance notification of oil shipments by rail as well as more funding for railroad crossings and emergency response training, Gov. Jay Inslee said Friday.

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.