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.
County and Aberdeen Elks disagree about park lease
Longtime Lamb Grays Harbor employee Rudy Spanich and former company President Isabelle Lamb will be the 2014 and 2015 recipients, respectively, of the Polson Museum’s Pioneer of the Year Award, museum Director John Larson said in a statement yesterday.
Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu will be in Montesano on Monday making stops at the Courthouse, Montesano High and Gepetto’s Pizza.
Owners of a sprint-boat track in Port Angeles will pay a $14,000 penalty to restore wetlands surrounding the track, according to a press release from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Northwest region.
Fire, smoke damages house on Westport Road
An Ocean Shores man who used a threatening note to leave an Ocean Shores bank with $900 early last year was found guilty of first-degree robbery on Thursday.
Take a unique look inside one of Aberdeen’s most luxurious treasures on Sunday, July 26, from 2 to 6 p.m. for the “Open House and Ice Cream Social” at the historic Aberdeen Mansion.
The Central Park and Brady Fire Association, along with the Winkleman Road and Brady Bottoms Block Watch, will host the National Night Out event on Aug. 4 at 6 p.m. at both fire stations.
As rumors stir about the future of the 120-year-old Pourhouse, the owners of the downtown Aberdeen building are speaking publicly about their plans for the building, and said they wish to get rid of it as soon as possible.
Grays Harbor’s unemployment rate fell by .3 percent in June to its lowest level yet this year at 8.5 percent. The jobless rate in Pacific County dropped by the same amount to 8.1 percent.
As a small business owner, Leah Cooper wants to establish a relationship with a financial institution. But as a recreational marijuana producer, she feels like banks are taking advantage of small businesses in a growing industry.
A moratorium on the storage of crude oil is in effect in Aberdeen after the City Council, in its Wednesday night meeting, passed the measure on a 9-2 vote.