Monthly Archives: July 2010

Aberdeen School Board Meeting to Discuss Budget

ABERDEEN, Wash. - The Aberdeen School Board will conduct a special meeting on Tuesday, August 3, to consider budget matters.

At 6:30 p.m., the Board will open a public hearing to receive public comment on the 2010-2011 Budget. Following the

Calling all Teachers Campaign Kicks Off

U.S. Cellular is giving $1 million to help teachers erase classroom needs with the return of the company’s Calling All Teachers campaign. The pinch of budget cuts has compelled many teachers to supplement shortfalls by purchasing basic supplies like crayons,

NW Groups say ‘No’ to Tropical Trash

Portland, OR - It's not exactly the "aloha" you'd expect from Hawaii. Conservation groups and the Yakama Nation have filed a lawsuit to stop barges loaded with Hawaiian garbage from making their way to a landfill in the Northwest. The

Teachers Missing from New WA Higher Ed Task Force

OLYMPIA, Wash. - To some, it is a glaring omission that Gov. Chris Gregoire's new Higher Education Funding Task Force, formed this week, includes no teachers. It will be chaired by an attorney at Microsoft, and is made up of

Timberland Bancorp Earns $0.08 per Share in Fiscal Third Quarter

HOQUIAM, Wash. -  Timberland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSBK) ("Timberland" or "the Company") today reported net income of $804,000 for its fiscal third quarter ended June 30, 2010. Net income available to common shareholders after adjusting for the preferred stock dividend

Washington Dental Care Program Receives National Acclaim

SEATTLE – A collaborative program developed in the state of Washington to address “the greatest unmet need for health services among children” has achieved impressive results while

Arson Investigation at Skokomish Tribal Police Department Building

SHELTON, Wash. - Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating an early morning arson fire that only caused minimal damage to the Skokomish Tribal Police Department Building located on the Skokomish Indian Reservation about 9 miles north of Shelton.

WSP Recaps First Half of 2010 on Grays Harbor Highways

Grays Harbor County – The Washington State Patrol has investigated 12% fewer collisions along Grays Harbor County state routes during the first half of 2010, with a drastic 63% reduction where speed was listed as a contributing factor.

Troopers responded to

Some Aberdeen Builders Want Fair Treatment

Gordon held up one of the vinyl signs for the council last nightABERDEEN, Wash. - An even playing field, that's what some Aberdeen residents asked the Aberdeen City Council for by

Buoy 10 Columbia salmon season highlights a great month of fishing

Anglers are reeling in chinook salmon off the coast, pulling up pots full of crab in Puget Sound, and casting for trout in alpine lakes on both sides of the Cascades.