On Thursday March 27, the state Fish & Wildlife Commission will have a conference call to review options for the 2016 Grays Harbor salmon season.
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More than 500 people testified last fall at two public hearings about crude oil terminals proposed at the Port of Grays Harbor. More than 90,000 submitted written comments on a draft environmental study, the vast majority calling on local and state officials to deny permits for the terminals. They pose too many risks and costs to our communities, the health and safety of our families and our regional economy.
To fee, or not to fee, that is the question being asked of thee.
I count it as a privilege to be involved in the discussion regarding the rebuilding of the Elma High School Stadium. I have not been involved previous to the last levy ballot. Saying I am a late-comer would be an understatement. After three failed levies, I became interested in what exactly was going on.
This issue is not about needing a hospital. That is a given. However, the question at hand is about how we do it.
SEATTLE — In what some hailed as a historic step for legal marijuana, the federal government announced Friday new rules aimed at encouraging banking services for pot businesses in Washington and Colorado.
I believe the current county commissioners have forgotten what their election determined they should do. They were not elected to run the Auditor’s office, The Sheriff’s office, the Treasurer’s office or the Assessor’s office. They are supposed to balance the budget and make the decisions under their supervision. All the county officials are elected by the voters to care for their part of government. I see no reason to nitpick the decisions of the other officials.