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24th District hopefuls disagree on school funding, other issues at forum

Candidates said funding public schools is a priority, but disagreed on ways to provide the money.

  • Oct 4th, 2016

Aberdeen School District Superintendent announces retirement

Tom Opstad will leave at the end of this current school year.

Harbor dredging project underway

U.S. Army Corps of Engineer dredging project means bigger cargo loads at the Port of Grays Harbor.

Swanson’s Foods changed ownership

The business has been around for more than a century and has always been family owned

Seattle says it will clear The Jungle, tells residents to leave encampment

Earlier this year officials found more than 200 tents in the encampment, which stretched under and near Interstate 5 from Georgetown to Interstate 90. The city estimates there are 42 people remaining, after ongoing efforts to move residents out

  • Oct 3rd, 2016

You’d think the Sierra Club would back carbon-cutting I-732 — but you’d be wrong

Initiative 732 would gradually ramp up the price of coal, oil and natural gas — while reducing other taxes — in an attempt to lower emissions that spur climate change.

  • Oct 3rd, 2016

Two former teachers vie for state schools chief job

Both Erin Jones and Chris Reykdal say they will be strong advocates for K-12 education in what could be a bruising debate over how to end the unconstitutional reliance on local school district levies to help pay school-employee salaries.

  • Oct 2nd, 2016

FEIS for crude oil shipment terminal in Hoquiam released

Significant and unavoidable environmental impacts to health and safety likely if an accident occurs

Homeless and activists hold vigil outside Aberdeen City Hall

Participants remember friend and publicly demonstrate to keep spotlight on needs of area homeless

In Ocean Shores, lodging tax funds not enough to cover all the requests

The Ocean Shores Lodging Tax Advisory Committee last week began to review more than a dozen requests for an estimated $1.05 million in hotel/motel sales tax revenue next year, but those requests total at least $427,104 more than the city will have available to disburse.

Public record: District Court, Sept. 29

Recently filed case list from Grays Harbor County District Court

  • Oct 1st, 2016

Public record: Superior Court, Sept. 29

Recently filed case list for Grays Harbor County Superior Court

  • Oct 1st, 2016

Required permits, approvals and plans

Long list of permits and approvals required before projecy can begin

Shelton’s Taylor Shellfish faces racial discrimination lawsuit

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Tacoma, on behalf of Jeremy Daniels, aformer employee at the company’s Samish Bay farm in Skagit County.

  • Oct 1st, 2016

Shoalwater Bay Tribe awarded national Culture of Health prize

Winners chosen for efforts to help residents thrive

Flooding project EIS taking comments; public hearings planned

Comment period closes on Oct. 31

FEIS for crude oil shipment terminal in Hoquiam released

Significant and unavoidable environmental impacts to health and safety likely if an accident occurs

Bridge jumper pulled safely from river

Woman was rescued from the Chehalis River Wednesday.

Inslee-Bryant debate presents clear differences

First televised debate for the two

  • Sep 29th, 2016

‘Barefoot Bandit’ transferred to work-release program

Harris-Moore, now 25, checked into the Reynolds Work Release, just a few blocks from the Pioneer Square offices of his former defenseattorney.

  • Sep 29th, 2016