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Aberdeen School District budget revised

Members of the Aberdeen School Board on Tuesday agreed on a way to remove the $410,000 deficit from the $43.5 million spending plan for the 2016-17 fiscal year. The decision calls for authorization of a significant reduction in contingency spending and a more liberal estimate in the number of students expected to attend district schools in the coming year.

Correction: Wrong name

The last name of the executive director of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Gray Harbor was misspelled in the Children’s Advocacy Center hires new deputy director article in the July 23 edition of the Daily World. Sue Bucy is the executive director.

Correction

The civil-rights lawsuit filed against the City of Aberdeen by Nichole Gates was settled in December of 2015. In Saturday’s paper it was incorrectly reported that a trial in the suit was scheduled to start Sept. 19.

Montesano man helped snatch Olympic gold from Hitler

On Aug. 2, PBS will present American Experience: “The Boys of ‘36.” The television documentary will tell the story of nine young men from the University of Washington rowing team who powered their way to Olympic gold at the 1936 Olympics. One of those men was Montesano native Robert “Bobby” Moch.

Fundraising breakfast for Alder House roof

Alder House, the only assisted-living facility in northern Pacific County, is in need of a new roof. Estimates to replace the existing roof exceed $100,000. Approximately half that amount has been garnered from various charitable foundations and local organizations. Multiple fundraisers are planned to assist with the remaining balance.

Firefighters respond to early morning blaze in East Aberdeen

Aberdeen and Hoquiam Fire Departments responded to a structure fire at 915 Summit Street in East Aberdeen early Tuesday morning. Firefighters and medic units arrived at 2:08 a.m. to find a fully involved RV that had extended into a large detached garage and was threatening other exposures. A second alarm was called in and the fire was extinguished from a defensive stance. It took just over 90 minutes for 20 responders to put the fire out.