Evergreen State College students are asking citizen of Grays Harbor County for their opinions. On Tuesday, Feb. 9, residents of Aberdeen, Hoquiam and other Grays Harbor communities are invited to stop by the Aberdeen Revitalization Movement (ARM) office, any time between 2 and 7 p.m., for a 20-30-minute interview about the future of Grays Harbor. The ARM office is at 210 South I St., across from the D&R Theatre.
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The Satsop School District has a vacancy on its board of directors. All interested persons are invited to submit a letter of interest to Satsop School Board of Directors, P.O. Box 96, Satsop, WA 98583 or bring a letter of interest to the school board meeting on Monday, Feb. 15, or March 21 at 7 p.m.
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Contractors have completed a feasibility study for the City of Aberdeen’s Gateway Center Redevelopment Project, which suggests the facility’s build-out could cost $8.1 million, and could provide a 20,000-square-foot structure to house an all-in-one Harborwide economic development and visitor information center.
Two Ocean Shores residents were booked into the county jail Sunday for allegedly stealing mail, and could face federal charges, according to Hoquiam Police Chief Jeff Myers.
Port of Grays Harbor officials acknowledged that 2015 was a “tough year” for exports and they expect another small decline in 2016, but reminded guests at their annual business meeting Wednesday morning that because of what they’ve done to diversify the cargo base, even off years are a big improvement over business 10 years ago.
An Aberdeen man is accused of asking a 14-year-old girl from the Seattle area to take out a Craigslist ad soliciting sex and then using Skype to watch her perform sexual acts with men who answered the ad.
The sun rises over Junction City on Wednesday morning, silhouetting the former Weyerhaeuser saw mill’s chip loading facility across the Chehalis River from Morrison Riverfront Park in Aberdeen. The light rain Wednesday on the Harbor is expected to continue today and Friday with new precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible Thursday and up to a half inch more tonight. A chance of rain remains in the forecast every day through Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.
Animal licensing will move from the utility billing at the finance department to the Ocean Shores Police Department, located at 577 Point Brown Ave. NW, on Feb. 22.
Though court documents suggest Daniel Seth Franey readily espoused Islamic fundamentalist rhetoric and talked about committing violent acts of terrorism, the Montesano man and alleged Islamic State supporter also comes off as unsophisticated and lacking wherewithal.
Port of Grays Harbor officials say they are preparing a game plan for what to do with the mothballed NewWood facility at Satsop Business Park, and could make a decision within the month about how to proceed with the building.
Equal Pay Act
School levies from around the county were passing Tuesday night after initial ballots were tallied by the Grays Harbor Auditor’s Office, with the closest race being in Oakville, where the district’s levy was only passing by one vote.
The Grays Harbor County Coroner has recovered almost 200 urns full of cremated remains from the Whiteside Family Mortuary after the funeral home closed its doors on operations in Aberdeen and Elma.