A great horned owl with two owlets recently nested in a falcon box near Bowerman Airport in Hoquiam. The owlets, which are likely between 25 to 30 days old, were banded and measured by the Coastal Raptors research group and will likely leave the nest in a few weeks in search of a new home nearby.
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The U.S. Department of Education is yanking Washington state’s waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind Act, the department announced Thursday.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency has a portion of its farm loan program funds specifically set aside for minority, women and beginning farmers and ranchers according to Jeff Peterson, Senior Farm Loan Officer in Chehalis. “This year, loan funds are also targeted for military veterans,” said Peterson. “While FSA farm loans are available to all qualified applicants, by setting aside funds it ensures farmers and ranchers that have traditionally had difficulty financing farm operations will receive a portion of available funds.”
The Montesano Community Education Program is offering a crime prevention and personal safety seminar developed by the National Rifle Association. Called “Refuse To Be A Victim,” the seminar will be offered on May 10, and again June 14, at Montesano Timberland Library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The seminar costs $30 to attend, plus a $5 fee to Montesano Community Education Program.
More than 100 people came to the Elma Grange last night hoping to learn more about crude oil shipping proposals on Grays Harbor. Opponents were there in force, but the pro side was conspicuously absent.
During his 91 years, Oscar Rosenkrantz has watched Grays Harbor go through a series of ups and downs. He remembers the tail end of the Roaring ’20s, the hardships of the 1930s, the heyday of the lumber industry and the area’s more recent economic decline.
The cities of Aberdeen and Hoquiam will explore consolidating firefighting and paramedic services, Mayor Bill Simpson of Aberdeen said Wednesday night.
In an 8 to 3 vote Wednesday night, the Aberdeen City Council inhaled and approved an historic ordinance to allow the business of recreational marijuana sales within city limits.
A passenger was injured when a 21-year-old Lebam man fell asleep at the wheel south of Cosmopolis Wednesday, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Ever feel like one vote doesn’t count? The Taholah School District looks to be getting the maintenance and operations levy it asked for on Tuesday’s special election ballot, thanks to 42 voters.
Pieceful Discoverers Quilt Guild will host “Pillow Case and Fleece Blankets Sew-In” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 3, at the Cosmopolis Fire Hall.
The City of McCleary will be performing server and software upgrades today and tomorrow, according to Wendy Collins, the city’s clerk-treasurer.
The Hoquiam Police Department is establishing an eligibility list for police services officers to perform corrections, records and code enforcement duties.
The Aberdeen School Board is seeking candidates to replace Doug Smith, who resigned at the end of March because he is moving out of state.
The Aberdeen Founders’ Day Parade organizers want you.