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Glitch initially omits some scoping comments on oil projects

Local opponents of crude oil shipments through Grays Harbor are upset that comments they made last year in the environmental review process for projects at the Port of Grays Harbor initially were left out of online documents. The state Department of Ecology says there was a technical oversight that didn’t include them in online documents, but the problem has been fixed.

Aberdeen VFW banners honor those who were “killed in action”

Terry Holderman, the quartermaster at the Aberdeen Post 224 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars has taken on even more responsibility than he already has in being the chief financial officer, head cook, gambling officer, and office manager for the post. He has begun conducting research and has begun creating banners to honor those from Grays Harbor who died in combat.

Pontoon contractor fined $90K for improper closure of wells

Kiewit-General Joint Venture, the state-hired contractor commissioned to build the SR 520 pontoon construction facility in Aberdeen, faces a $90,000 fine from the Department of Ecology for improperly decommissioning 15 groundwater monitoring wells at the site, according to a Thursday morning press release from the department.