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State agencies weigh in on proposed oil terminal

More than 18,000 comments were received as part of the environmental impact statement process for the proposed Grays Harbor Rail Terminal project to store crude oil at a tank farm near Bowerman Field in Hoquiam. The vast majority were form letters opposing the project.

Drug drop box a success

A drug drop-box used to collect unwanted or unused medications that was installed at the Hoquiam Police Department in late October has been a success, said Hoquiam Police Chief Jeff Myers.

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Climate Change Effects Pondered by Flood Authority

MONTESANO — A major action item in Gov. Jay Inslee’s administration was discussed during a monthly meeting of the Chehalis River Basin Flood Authority in Montesano Thursday morning, as climate change and its effects on the basin became a focal point of a portion of that meeting.

Public invited to meet Elma Library candidates

The three top candidates to become the manager of the Elma Timberland Library will be in town next week to meet the public and answer questions from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20. After that, they will all undergo personal interviews with Timberland Library officials.

In Thursday’s article about Grays Harbor Rock Fest 3 that appeared in the Lifestyles section, Branden DePriest’s name was spelled incorrectly. Branden is an organizer of the music festival, which features local and regional acts, including the nationally known group, Green Jelly. The event takes place today from noon until 11:45 p.m. Doors open at 10 a.m.