The Federal Railroad Administration has sent in six staff members to investigate the cause of Sunday’s train derailment in Watertown, Wisc., which resulted in a spill of crude oil and evacuation of 35 homes.
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County officials are working on a multi-faceted plan to better support county jail inmates struggling with opioid addictions and set up recently released prisoners with services that will help them remain clean.
A fire claimed the Cranberry Road Winery and Bogwater Brewery in Westport Tuesday night, causing an estimated $2 million in damage, according to owner Chris Tiffany.
Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. will host a “Meet the Mayors” luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, at the Grays Harbor Country Club in Central Park.
Ted Daniels wasn’t ready to “check out yet,” he says with an amiable chuckle as he recalls his September heart transplant surgery.
The City of Aberdeen approved its supplemental budget for 2015, making adjustments for projected expenses and revenues from last year’s proposed budget to accommodate the actual costs that came throughout the year.
Grays Harbor’s unemployment rate held steady in October, while Pacific County’s jobless rate increased by .7 percent.
The Washington State Patrol reported a log truck had its trailer tip over Monday afternoon while trying to turn onto state Route 12, forcing a bundle of logs to temporarily block the roadway.
The hunt for the yule log is on at Schafer State Park at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13.
The Grays Harbor County commissioners paid off an interfund loan from 2012 on Monday, and also approved expanding a contract for grant writing to pay for proposed culvert projects.
OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK —
The cities of Aberdeen and Hoquiam have agreed to plan, design and build a groundbreaking flood mitigation project to encompass both cities that’s been publicly in the works since earlier this month.
The Hoquiam City Council approved a $2 million supplemental budget on Monday night along with a 1 percent tax levy increase for collection in 2016.
The Aberdeen City Council is one step closer to adopting its $49.9 million 2016 budget after unanimously passing its second reading on Monday night amid a plethora of other budget-related decisions.
Grays Harbor Superior Court is not usually a place geared toward celebration, but last Friday courtrooms in Montesano saw an atmosphere of festivity and hope as the county celebrated National Adoption Month.