The Greater Grays Harbor Inc. monthly business forum is set for Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Aberdeen Veterans of Foreign Wars post.
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An Elma man appeared in Grays Harbor County Superior Court Monday for a preliminary appearance on two counts of first degree possession of depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct and one count of voyeurism. He was arrested last Friday by Elma Police, according to Elma Patrol Officer Steve Beck.
A free public panel discussion titled, “Oil Trains and Terminals in Grays Harbor: Health Risks &Environmental Impacts,” will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Hoquiam High School Little Theater.
Gov. Jay Inslee has commissioned a study to assess the health and safety risks of oil transportation in Washington state and is giving the public a chance to comment.
Saturday is national Make a Difference Day and local organizers are planning their 16th annual Volunteer Opportunities Fair in Aberdeen to help citizens learn more about local organizations that depend on volunteers. The event is at the Aberdeen Eagles (208 W. Market St.) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Representatives from 30 organizations that use volunteers will be there to talk about volunteer options.
Fallout continues to spread from a resolution passed by the Port of Olympia criticizing the Port of Grays Harbor and the City of Hoquiam over three proposed oil terminals.
Dean Takko Democrat
The giant lead in campaign fundraising that incumbent 24th District state Rep. Steve Tharinger held after the primary election over opponent Thomas Greisamer has solidified, according to state Public Disclosure Commission records filed this week by the candidates.
The rising cost of college tuition is likely one reason that Grays Harbor College is seeing a rise in the number of students in its Running Start Program this fall as high school students and their parents realize they can earn college credits tuition free.
A Hoquiam man has been charged with possessing child pornography after a search warrant at his residence revealed more than 500 images and almost 100 videos depicting minors engaged in sexually explicit poses or acts, according to Hoquiam Police Chief Jeff Myers.
Candidates for various county offices gathered at an Oct. 8 candidate forum held by the Elma Chamber of Commerce at the GuestHouse Inn &Suites in Elma. Each candidate made a brief statement to the room full of listeners and later took questions from the audience in the 90-minute gathering.
Ocean Shores residents continue to debate the merits and perils of deer and wildlife that some feel a need to feed, but the City Council doesn’t appear likely to toughen an ordinance already in place.
MONTESANO— The second razor clam dig of the season has been approved starting next Wednesday and will continue through the following Tuesday, Oct. 28. Dan Ayres, Department of Fish &Wildlife shellfish manager, announced Friday that toxin tests showed that clams are safe to eat.
The Aberdeen High School Orchestra has created what it calls the “Halloweentown and the Haunted Asylum” at the SouthShore Mall in Aberdeen. The event opened on Friday, and will continue today and next Friday and Saturday night.
William “Doc” Carter will discuss “Plato, The Republic,” on Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. to noon as part of the “Dialogues with Doc” series at the Aberdeen Timberland Library, located at 121 E. Market St.