Monthly Archives: February 2009

Broadcasting pioneer Paul Harvey dies at age of 90

CHICAGO (AP) -- Paul Harvey, the news commentator and talk-radio pioneer whose staccato style made him one of the nation's most familiar voices, died Saturday in Arizona, according to ABC Radio Networks. He was 90.

Harvey died surrounded by family at

Montesano School District to Hold Budget Forums

The Montesano School District will be holding two community budget forums on  March 12th at 4:00 p.m. and March 23rd at 7:00 p.m. in the Montesano Jr/Sr High School Commons. If you are interested in understanding the district's financial condition,

Lucky Grays Harbor Couple Win a Mystery Get-Away Weekend hosted by the College Foundation

Nellie Miller of Neilton was the lucky winner of the Grays Harbor College Foundation’s Mystery Get-Away Weekend event, benefiting the Foundation’s World Class Scholars program. More than $7,000 was raised for the scholarship program with over 100 in attendance.  

Potential State Park Closures Discussed In Montesano

The Washington State Parks and Recreations Department met with nearly 200 concerned citizens Thursday night in Montesano to discuss the state's intentions with Lake Sylvia and Schafer State Park.
Foreseeing a large State budget deficit, the Parks department has been asked

State Parks Commission to discuss budget reductions at Olympia meeting

OLYMPIA – Feb. 26, 2009 – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hear public comment on proposed 2009-11 budget reductions that could result in park transfers or mothballing at its regular meeting in Olympia next week.

Attorney General tells promoters of calorie-burning drink to shape up

Washington State has announced a settlement with the makers of Enviga, a green tea that was advertised as a kind of weight-loss elixir. Attorney General Rob McKenna says Enviga’s claims didn’t quite pan out.

Level 1 Sex Offender Arrested for Assault In The Fourth Degree in Hoquiam

After responding to the report of an assault at a residence in the 900 block of Monroe Street at 1:35 PM on Wednesday 2/25/09 Hoquiam police arrested 24 year old Christopher E. M. Richardson for

Le Mays Garbage Truck Rolls Over in Hoquiam

On Wednesday 2/25/09 at about 1:00 PM Hoquiam police responded to the report of an overturned truck at Bay Avenue and 23rd Street. When officers arrived on the scene they saw a 1997 Le Mays garbage truck on his side

Gov. Gregoire’s and Attorney Gen. McKenna’s statement on Oregon support of Hanford lawsuit

OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris Gregoire and Attorney General Rob McKenna issued the following statement today on the decision by Oregon to join Washington in litigation to compel the U.S. Department of Energy to complete the cleanup of the Hanford nuclear

Grays Harbor Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month for February is the Housing Authority of Grays Harbor

The Housing Authority of Grays Harbor was selected as the February Business of the Month by the Grays Harbor Chamber of Commerce.

Dorothy Messmer, CEO, of the Housing Authority says the business has been serving Grays Harbor for