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Investigation says ring conditions did not cause death of MMA fighter

Correction (8/28/2015): Scott Bean, who oversaw a mixed martial arts competition at the SouthShore Mall last April, has not been issued a suspension of his amateur mixed martial arts training facility license or fined following an investigation into the death of a fighter at the event. The original story in The Daily World, found below, regarding the investigation was in error.

Hoquiam Elks get the city birthday party started

With summer winding down there is no time like the present to join your community for a Saturday street-wide barbecue. Hoquiam’s Elks Lodge is kicking off the city’s 125-year birthday celebrations (officially in November) this weekend with a party of their own. They’ve joined forces with the local band, Patina and hot-rod enthusiasts The Pushrods for an afternoon of music, food and cars.

Tsunami Q&A

Recent press and social media coverage have reminded residents of the Pacific Northwest that they live in a seismically active region. Stretching offshore from northern California to British Columbia, the Cascadia subduction zone could slip at any time, causing a powerful earthquake and triggering a tsunami that would impact communities along the coast.