Monthly Archives: September 2009

Grays Harbor County EMS Announces Daily Upgrades

MONTESANO, Wash. - The Grays Harbor Department of Emergency Management announced that the Earthquake and Tsunami in Samoa yesterday, caused a tsunami advisory for the West Coast of Mexico to the Oregon-Washington border from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Groups Challenge Washington Coal Plant’s Permit Renewal

CENTRALIA, Wash. - It's another round in the fight for cleaner air in Washington. Conservation groups have appealed an air pollution permit issued to the only coal-fired power plant in the state, located in Centralia. They say the plant, owned

Seasonal flu vaccine is now available

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Seasonal flu vaccine has arrived in Washington. The seasonal flu vaccine won’t protect you from H1N1 (swine flu), but it will help you and your family stay healthy this flu season. State health officials urge everyone to

Honey is the Bee’s Knees at The Hoquiam Farmers Market

Just because a tad bit of moisture is passing thru town does not mean that we have to curl up our toes and hibernate!  There is still so much going on- things to do, places to go, friends to visit-

Timberland Library Warns of Late Fees Beginning Thursday – NO Amnesty

ABERDEEN, Wash. - The Timberland Regional Library (TRL) Board of Trustees voted last night at its regular monthly meeting to begin charging fines for overdue library materials beginning October 2009 and charging for computer printouts beginning January 2010. The meeting

WSDOT Shifting US 101 Traffic To Hoquiam’s New Bridge, Finishing up Project

HOQUIAM, Wash. - This week crews are wrapping up a $5.3 million bridge replacement project on a two-mile stretch of US 101 that began last year.
Since June 2008, motorists traveling US 101 between Hoquiam and Humptulips have endured signal-controlled, one-way,

Lady Washington to Make Westport Stop Before Departure

ABERDEEN, Wash. - The tall ship Lady Washington will stop in Westport Sunday Oct. 4 before she begins her 11-week “2009 Columbia River Fall Education Tour.” The ship is scheduled to arrive at the Westport Marina at approximately 1 p.m.

Grays Harbor Chamber of Commerce Warns of Fraudulent Calls

ABERDEEN, Wash. - The Grays Harbor Chamber of Commerce has become aware that an unauthorized person is representing themselves as being with Visitor’s Choice, The Coast & Rainforest of Washington Grays Harbor County Visitors Guide. This is the booklet that Grays

Anchor Savings Bank Consents to FDIC Ruling

ABERDEEN, Wash. - Friday, September 25, 2009 - Anchor Bank (“Anchor” or “Bank”) announced today that it had signed an agreement with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”) and Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (“DFI”) to consent to

Aberdeen Police Department Receives Budget Relief

ABERDEEN, Wash. - The City of Aberdeen’s Police Department was notified on September 24, 2009 that on behalf of United States Attorney General Eric Holder and the Office of Justice Programs, the Aberdeen Police Department had been approved for funding under