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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.


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.

Evan Gentry chosen as Hoquiam Police Department’s 2016 Chief for a Day

Twelve-year-old Evan Gentry has begun his official duties as Hoquiam’s Chief for a Day by serving as a judge at the July 2 Push Rod car show. This was a big event for him as he is a huge fan of collector cars! Hats off to the Push Rods, who presented him with a Push Rods t-shirt and hat — and a cash donation to the Chief for a Day event. “Chief” Evan had a great day with his family touring the show with Officers Luce and Peterson, and also got to meet Mayor Dickhoff.