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Verizon awards grant to Beyond Survival

Beyond Survival was awarded a $2,000 grant from Verizon Wireless through the company’s HopeLine program and the Verizon Foundation. Verizon is awarding grants in an attempt help victims of Domestic Violence as October marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Need help with winter heating costs?

The program known as LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) is getting under way soon. The Coastal Community Action Program will open phone lines Thursday, Nov. 13, at 8 a.m. to begin making appointments. Appointments can also be made on-line at www.coastalcap.org .

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Will assessor software work? A question of confidence

The issue of confidence is proving key in the Assessor’s Office election between incumbent Rick Hole and challenger Dan Lindgren, especially whether there’s confidence in Hole’s management style and confidence in his ability and decision-making regarding a critical software package necessary in figuring out the value of homes all across the Harbor.

County settles tax disputes with Grays Harbor Energy

After nearly a decade of lawsuits and appeals, Grays Harbor Energy at Satsop has settled its property tax appeals with Grays Harbor County. The issue had always been a dispute over how much appraisers in the county Assessor’s Office thought the gas-fired turbine on Fuller Hill was worth compared to what county officials thought.