Doug McDowell interviews Richard Sterban, of the Oak Ridge Boys who play the D&R Theater May 9th
|May 09||D&R Theatre||Aberdeen, WA|
The GH Public Hospital District II Steering Committee will be holding it’s first series of Community Forums over the next two weeks!
Please attend to learn more and ask questions.
Monday April 21st – 6:30 to 7:30pm
Montesano City Hall
Tuesday April 22nd – 6:30 to 7:30pm
Hoquiam High School Student Center
Wednesday, April 23rd – 6:30 to 7:30pm
Aberdeen High School Commons
Friday, April 25th – 12:00 noon to 1pm
Grays Harbor Community Hospital – Conference Room C
Monday, April 28th – 6:30 to 7:30pm
North Beach High School Commons
The Quinault Indian Nation (QIN) is adamantly opposed to increased oil train traffic in Grays Harbor County, the construction of new oil terminals, increased oil shipping from the port of Grays Harbor and dredging of the Chehalis River estuary. “We oppose all of these for both economic and environmental reasons,” said Fawn Sharp, QIN President.…
Aberdeen Police are seeking a man that apparently assaulted another man with a wooden food tray Friday afternoon. Police Captain John Green tells us at about 2:34 P.M. Aberdeen Officers responded to the 100 block of South Michigan Street on the report of an assault of a 57 year old male who lived at the…
The Grays Harbor Public Utility District’s reputation for reliability is growing. The PUD is one of 184 of the nation’s 2,000 public power utilities and one of four in Washington to earn the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) designation from the American Public Power Association for providing their customers with the highest degree of reliable and safe electric service.
“This is a district-wide honor. Providing our community with reliable, quality services is a huge responsibility and it’s one that everyone at the Grays Harbor PUD takes seriously,” said General Manager Dave Ward. “We have made great strides over the last year to ensure that we have a system that our customers can rely on and this designation is much appreciated recognition of that fact.”
The State Route 99 tunneling machine will resume digging by the end of March 2015, according to a schedule released today, April 21, by the project’s design-build contractor, Seattle Tunnel Partners. …read more
In honor of Arbor Day, the City of Hoquiam Urban Forestry Committee, in partnership with local Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts, will plant two Tschonski flowering crab trees on the west side of Olympic Stadium along 28th Street. The scouts will join Mayor Jack Durney, Committee Members, and City Staff for the celebration and planting…
Olympia – PUD Commissioners from four public utility districts assumed top leadership positions for 2014-2015 as the Washington Public Utility Districts Association (WPUDA) announced the election of its new officers today. Pacific County PUD Commissioner Diana Thompson was elected to serve as President, Chelan County PUD Commissioner Dennis Bolz will serve as Vice-President, Wahkiakum County…
The Hoquiam School District will spend over $600-thousand on energy efficient and safety upgrades in the coming months. School Superintendent Mike Parker tells KBKW “Lincoln Elementary is going to get the bulk of the work. We’re going to put in brand new windows, new lighting in the multipurpose room. The High School [HVAC] system is…
…HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING… * TIMING…LARGE WAVES WILL IMPACT THE NORTH AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COAST THROUGH THIS EVENING. * SEAS…A WESTERLY SWELL TRAIN OF 17 TO 20 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS WILL IMPACT THE COAST THROUGH THIS EVENING. SWELL WILL BEGIN TO SLOWLY SUBSIDE THIS EVENING. …read more
Washington Secretary of Transportation Lynn Peterson and State Patrol Chief John Batiste took time to honor telecommunicators who work in their agencies all last week. Telecommunicators are those who answer emergency phone lines and work radios in the two agencies. At WSP, they answer calls to 911 and dispatch troopers to where they’re needed. They…
SEATTLE – Construction of the new State Route 520 floating bridge across Lake Washington reaches another milestone this weekend with the first permanent placement of a bridge pontoon on the lake’s west side.
The 240-foot-long, 10,000-ton Pontoon A, with large roadway-support columns mounted atop its deck, will be the new bridge’s western-most pontoon. Pontoon A and Pontoon W, now anchored near the lake’s eastern shoreline, will bookend the floating bridge’s 21 longitudinal pontoons. The latte …read more
…HIGH SURF IS EXPECTED ON THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COAST SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY… LARGE WAVES…16 TO 19 FEET…ARE EXPECTED TO REACH THE COAST SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY. THIS WEEKEND IS A RAZOR CLAM DIGGING WEEKEND FOR THE TWIN HARBORS…COPALIS AND MOCLIPS BEACHES. THOSE PLANNING ON CLAM DIGGING SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY …read more
Operations are back to normal at Channel Point Village in Hoquiam. Staff at the retirement and assisted living facility acted quickly to stop an outbreak of the norovirus earlier this month. Stuart Brown, COO of Village Concepts said in a statement that they “were able to quickly stop the spread throughout the community and significantly…
…HIGH SURF IS EXPECTED ON THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COAST SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY… LARGE WAVES…16 TO 19 FEET…ARE EXPECTED TO REACH THE COAST SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY. THIS WEEKEND IS A RAZOR CLAM DIGGING WEEKEND FOR THE TWIN HARBORS…COPALIS AND MOCROCKS BEACHES. THOSE PLANNING ON CLAM DIGGING SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY …read more
A broken tree has about 75 customers on the Wynoochee Valley Road in Montesano without power. Crews are making repairs but report that the outage may last into the early morning hours.
…HIGH SURF IS EXPECTED ON THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COAST LATE THIS WEEKEND… LARGE WAVES ARE EXPECTED TO REACH THE COAST LATE SATURDAY NIGHT OR EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. THE OCEAN WAVES ARE FORECAST TO PEAK IN THE 16 TO 19 FOOT RANGE BY MIDDAY SUNDAY BEFORE GRADUALLY SUBSIDING IN THE AFTERNOON. THOSE PLANNING ON CLAM DIGGING OR OTHER BEACH …read more
The Hoquiam School board tonight will swear in it’s newest member, School Superintendent Mike Parker says “The school board on Monday night interviewed two candidates for the vacant position left by Dr Dave Westby, and they selected Kathy Eddy.” Parker said Kathy Eddy, the wife of former Hoquiam councilman Jim Eddy, will be sworn in…
Hoquiam High School has received an award from the state for their growth in reading, School Superintendent Mike Parker says “Just recently I was notified that the High School is one of only 5% of schools across the state to receive a very prestigious Washington Achievement Award for the work that they’ve don in improving…
Aberdeen, Wash. – Popular recreation areas, Friends Landing and Sterling Landing, in eastern Grays Harbor County could soon be the newest waterfront public access facilities managed by the Port of Grays Harbor. At the April Commission meeting, the 501(c)(3) that owns and operates the facilities requested the Port Commissioners consider incorporating the facilities into the…
Four Montesano teens were arrested in connection with a burglary at the Brady Food Mart early Tuesday morning, after one parent filed a missing persons report that matched the description of their suspect. Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate with the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office reports on Tuesday April 15th at about 4:07 am, deputies…