With temperatures expected to soar in inland Western Washington, expect people to flock toward the coast, and there are a number of fun options around Grays Harbor this weekend. Here’s a brief roundup of the major events:
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The Shell Station in Elma was evacuated for a short time Thursday afternoon after a car caught fire near the station’s gas pumps. No one was injured during the fire, said Elma Fire Battalion Chief Tyson Boling.
The Aberdeen City Council voted unanimously at its meeting Wednesday night to adopt a six-month moratorium on auto-racing events within the city limits.
Judge David Edwards on Tuesday dropped the charges against a former serviceman who is accused of having sexual intercourse with a 12-year-old in March, ruling the defense was not adequately prepared for trial because of problems with material that was provided by the prosecution.
OLYMPIA — Tart on the tongue but with a sweet finish. Robust. Displays a palatable aftertaste of — egad, it’s pork!
Hoquiam Ward 2 City Council hopeful Ray Springer has withdrawn his candidacy for the seat due to health problems, he said Tuesday.
For the first time in about six years, the Washington State Department of Ecology has stream gauges on Chehalis River tributaries.
The 7th Street Kids production of “My Son, Pinocchio,” based on the Disney classic “Adventures of Pinocchio,” opens at the 7th St. Theatre on Thursday and runs until Sunday, with evening performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and a matinee on Sunday. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for students and $5 for kids. Tickets are available at Hoquiam’s Harbor Drugs, Aberdeen’s Top Foods, Ocean Shore’s Mocha Madness and online at www.brownpapertickets.com .
One person has been taken into custody for his suspected involvement in a shooting that took place on June 30th near the 500 block of East First Street.
An Aberdeen man accused of lighting his house on fire last December pleaded not guilty to first-degree arson charges on Monday.
A woman is in critical condition in intensive care at Harborview Medical Center after suffering a head injury when she was run over in a motorized chair by an SUV at the intersection of Simpson Avenue and Oak Street on Monday.
Four people were taken to Grays Harbor Community Hospital Monday afternoon after two cars collided at the intersection of Highway 12 and Sargent Boulevard, just east of Aberdeen.
OLYMPIA – Some seniors and disabled citizens will have an easier time qualifying for property tax relief starting with their 2016 tax bill.
LACEY — Anchor Bancorp (NASDAQ:ANCB), the holding company for Anchor Bank, last week reported net income of $624,000 or $0.25 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year ended June 30, 2015, compared to net income of $298,000 or $0.12 per diluted share for the same period last year.
The Vessel Activity Report from the Port of Grays Harbor for June 2015.