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Former clerk to the Board of County Commissioners Donna McCallum has filed a claim for damages against the county, two months after the board “terminated her with cause.” The commissioners acknowledged the claim as part of correspondence during the board’s Monday’s afternoon meeting.
Sierra Pacific Industries, based in California, with sawmill operations in Aberdeen, has agreed to terms with Simpson Lumber Company LLC to acquire Simpson’s sawmill operations in downtown Shelton, the companies said in a joint announcement this morning.
Former Pacific County Sheriff’s Deputy Vance Johnson was sentenced to 14 days in jail and two months probation on Monday after being convicted of official misconduct and five counts of reckless endangerment in March after giving chase to a car load of teen-agers who egged his Jeep while he was off duty last year.
Clam diggers have a green light to proceed with a two-day razor clam dig starting Saturday at three ocean beaches.
The state Department of Transportation will close the Simpson Avenue Bridge in Hoquiam for three days next week for a routine maintenance inspection, according to a statement on Monday from the department.
Volunteers took to the streets of downtown Aberdeen Saturday morning by the dozens to do some spring cleaning. Comcast Cares day was the catalyst for the project which involved sweeping sidewalks, cleaning flower planters, weeding and planting new flowers. Groups gathered in front of Aberdeen City Hall at 8 a.m. and were led by group leaders to their designated blocks after being recognized for their effort by Mayor Bill Simpson. After a few hours of hard work, volunteers were treated to a free lunch at noon.
Seattle-based non-profit Network for Business Innovation and Sustainability will give a presentation on April 28 at the Rotary Log Pavilion on helping local businesses in the Harbor reuse materials to reduce their carbon footprint and make money while doing so.
A level three sex offender is living in the 300 block of East Young Street in Elma, according to the Elma Police Department.
CHENEY — Eastern Washington University winter-quarter 2015 dean’s list.
A cancer support group will hold its first meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30 in the parish hall at Calvary Lutheran Church, at the corner of Oak and Sumner.
Washington State University currently lists more than 200 invasive plant species in Grays Harbor County, with more added each year. Early eradication is important, but the techniques differ with the plant type.
The work that criminal defense attorneys do can be thankless, with the majority of their clients being sent to prison after plea bargains they’re not happy with.
When visiting Sandra Lammi at the rural home she shares with her husband, you would have no reason to believe the Grayland resident is sick.
The Hoquiam School District is looking nominations for two individuals who will be recognized on the district’s Wall of Distinction, which recognizes community members or retired staff members who have made a substantial, positive impact on Hoquiam Schools.