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.
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Members of the public voiced ideas and support for the development of the historical seaport’s property along the Chehalis River, focusing the discussion on finding a balance between industrial and recreational components, in a meeting on Thursday night.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will hold meetings on April 27 in Seattle and April 29 in Port Angeles to gather public comments on a draft environmental impact statement evaluating the Makah Tribe’s request to resume treaty-based hunting of gray whales off Washington’s Olympic Peninsula.
WorkSource Grays Harbor, currently on Heron Street in Aberdeen, will take the first weekend in May to move to the Elliott Building about a block away, according to a statement from the agency on Wednesday.
A fire at the Edgewater Apartments in Aberdeen Wednesday afternoon left one unit uninhabitable and did considerable damage to an adjacent unit, said Aberdeen Fire Captain JR Streifel.
A committee of three will spearhead an effort to find a new campsite for campers living along the Chehalis riverfront, Aberdeen Mayor Bill Simpson said Wednesday.
The Grays Harbor Community Foundation announced Wednesday that it has hired Eric Potts as the new executive director, replacing Jim Daily who resigned from the post in February.
The Aberdeen School District board began preliminary budget discussions for the 2015-16 school year Tuesday night, but it will not know exactly how much money will be avaialable until the Legislature agrees on a state budget.
Hoquiam school principals had generally good news to report to the School Board when it comes to attendance, but on the academic side, although they can point to improvements, the numbers still aren’t where the district wants them to be.
RAYMOND — The Northwest Carriage Museum will hold a “Barn Raising” open house from 4 to 7 p.m., Saturday, April 25. It has added 3,600 square feet to the display floor. Music will be provided by Jackie Mitchell and Sean Sturgill. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Tickets are $5 for members/$10 for non-members. For more information, call 942-4150 or visit www.nwcarriagemuseum.org .
A 24-year-old Elma man was in court on Monday after allegedly locking a minor in his car and then sexually assaulting her.
For the third consecutive year, Washington State has continued to see a decrease in fire-related fatalities, with a total of 45 fatalities reported in 2014 compared to 54 in 2013 and 63 in 2012, Deputy State Fire Marshall Lysandra Davis reported.
The Aberdeen School District is sponsoring a free developmental screening clinic from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 12.
A collection of downtown Aberdeen blocks is in for a cleaning this weekend as the city partners with the private sector for a day of beautification.