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ELMA — As part of Healthcare Without Harm’s Healthy Food in Healthcare program, Summit Pacific will be signing the program’s Healthy Food pledge. The pledge holds organizations to higher nutrition service standards that are geared toward helping improve the health of patients, staff, community and the environment.
Four book signing events will be held Saturday, Aug. 2, while the Vietnam Traveling Wall visits the Veterans Memorial Museum in Chehalis.
Raymond First Baptist Church will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Aug. 1 and 2, to show the cathedral-style stained glass window covers made by Dorothy Gruginski, the featured quilter for the 2014 “Quilts on the Willapa” show.
The Lacey area has its first pot retailer and now Olympia is a step closer after the Olympia Hearing Examiner Monday evening approved a conditional use permit, subject to several conditions, for Green Lady, which is set to open next month.
MONTESANO — The Grays Harbor County commissioners on Monday approved raises for the administrative staff at the Sheriff’s Office and a new position to oversee the Grays Harbor Jail.
It may have been a long shot, but all indications show that Lewis County was among several sites considered for a massive electric car battery production facility that could have been the largest industrial project in Lewis County in years.
The Chehalis City Council approved a resolution Monday night to express its concern regarding the current and future transport of North Dakota Bakken Crude Oil through city limits.
A man who admitted to using fake emergency lights to get around slow drivers was arrested Monday morning near Poulsbo, according to the Washington State Patrol.
OLYMPIA – The state Department of Natural Resources Monday announced the publication of three updated maps detailing roads, property boundaries, trails, recreation sites, and other information about public lands.
After an environmental review the National Park Service has decided to go ahead with moving the Enchanted Valley Chalet, a popular backcountry shelter for hikers, before it can be destroyed by the shifting channel of the East Fork of the Quinault River.
Hoquiam could soon have some new housing options, with construction to start on the Summerhaven housing development in a matter of weeks.
OCEAN SHORES — The official search has been called off, but authorities in Ocean Shores ran extra patrols Monday aimed at finding the body of Paul Alimoren, 18, of Pomona, Calif., missing and presumed drowned when he apparently was swept away in a riptide while trying to save companions Saturday evening.
Marijuana businesses may soon be legal in Hoquiam — at least for one day.
A surge in oil trains hauling North Dakota’s energy bonanza is interfering with grain shipments to Pacific Northwest ports, prompting fears of a chronic crisis in which railcars carrying fossil fuels crowd out other products and disrupt exports.