Monthly Archives: February 2009

Hoquiam Adds an Arborist to The Urban Forestry Board

What started as an inquiry into the costs involved in the City of Hoquiams efforts to become a Tree City USA for one resident during the public comment period of Mondays City Council meeting, turned into a recruitment effort; and

Hoquiam City Council Approves “Non-Travel” travel expenses

The Hoquiam City Council on Monday night adopted the policy for Incidental Business Reimbursment it establishes guidlines for eligibility and payments of expenditures for meals, snacks, and incidental expenses not related to out-of-town business travel, City Finance Director Mike Folkers

Aberdeen Police Department Gets a “Car Seat Technician”

Officer Jeff Weiss of the Aberdeen Police Department recently attended training to be a Child Protection Seat Technician in Hillsboro, Oregon.  Officer Weiss became nationally certified through Safe Kids as a car seat technician.   This

Aberdeen Ax Men Redefining “Water-Logged”

Ax Men is the History channel’s non-fiction series, which focuses on the Pacific Northwest logging industry. Some of the people showcased in this series come from logging families that go back to when the West was first being

IRONWORKER KILLED AT MICROSOFT IDENTIFIED

An ironworker who was fatally injured on the Microsoft campus in Redmond on Thursday has been identified by his family as a 23-year-old Hoquiam man. Carrie Beutel, also of Hoquiam, says her brother, Randy Beutel, was a 2004 graduate of

AIR FORCE SERGEANT FROM MONTESANO DEAD IN AFGHANISTAN

Air Force Staff Sgt. Timothy P. Davis, who grew up in Montesano, has been killed in the Oruzgan province of Afghanistan as the result of injuries received from an improvised explosive device. The Daily World of Aberdeen reports that Davis'

Grays Harbor PUD Outage affecting 100 overnight

The Grays Harbor PUD worked overnight on a power outage in Northeast Aberdeen affecting about 100 customers, 11:30 last night a vehicle hit a pole on Young street, knocking out power to residents from Bear Gulch to the Gateway Plaza

Lake Sylvia Meeting

Montesano Mayor Ron Shillinger met with a couple hundred friends of Lake Sylvia last night, to discuss options for the State park that the State no longer wants to run. One of the reasons the state is giving for the