Hoquiam Mayor Jack Durney has asked the Hoquiam City Council to impose a moratorium on future oil facilities in the city, he announced in a memorandum on Wednesday afternoon. Durney also asks the council to consider an amendment to its land use plan “to forbid wholesale liquefied petroleum facilities in any zone within the city of Hoquiam.”
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OLYMPIA — The Senate passed a bill on Monday to increase the gas tax by 11.7 cents per gallon to help fund a long term transportation package.
The American Red Cross, Pacific NW Region has announced five blood drives in March.
No one was injured after an SUV caught fire Tuesday afternoon near Aberdeen High School.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., said Tuesday that she will introduce legislation to establish new and stronger safety standards for trains hauling flammable crude oil.
The Grays Harbor Community Hospital Foundation at its Feb. 24 meeting voted unanimously to purchase nearly $35,000 worth of equipment for Grays Harbor Community Hospital.
It wasn’t so much cost, or quality of candidates or personnel, or any other typical issue that gave pause to County Commissioners when they approved recent personnel changes at the District Court. Despite a projected budget shortfall, the commissioners were willing to move forward without too much concern, albeit for one hangup — a union stipulation they hadn’t seen before.
The Oakville Timberland Library will close for facility improvements starting Tuesday, March 10, with plans to reopen Thursday, April 2.
OLYMPIA — The state Department of Natural Resources says it isn’t interested in allowing its land to be used for the Navy’s proposed electronic warfare training.
Associated student body presidents and faculty members from seven high schools got together at Lake Quinault last week for Inter High, a workshop event that aims to acquaint students and let faculty members get a taste of curriculum at different school districts.
The final version of the state Department of Ecology’s report on oil transportation was released Monday, presenting recommendations for legislation that could affect “crude-by-rail” plans such as those proposed for Grays Harbor.
Miki Cabell, right, hugs Elaine Redner, President of Central Grays Harbor Altrusa after Redner presented Cabell with a certificate explaining that a bill for her home’s heating system had been paid. The system was damaged by the Jan. 5 flooding in Aberdeen. Altrusa, Sunset Air and Bank of the Pacific donated funds to replace Cabell’s heating system, and surprised her on Monday by letting her know the cost was paid in full.
The Aberdeen man charged with the brutal murder of his dog last August was sentenced to three months in jail on Monday.
Aberdeen police conducted a pedestrian crossing emphasis on Sunday from 2:30 -4 p.m. in the 400 block of North Park Street.