Monthly Archives: July 2013

Derek Kilmer Telephone Town Hall July 31, 2013

Dead whale washes ashore near Grayland

GRAYLAND, Wash. - The body of a gray whale washed up on the beach in Grayland on Monday, you can visit it's 40 foot skeleton at the Westport Aquarium later this summer. Store owner Marc Myrsell tells us they assisted crews

Aberdeen home burgled last week, burned this week

ABERDEEN, Wash. - No one was home this morning while firemen walked through a house in the 2100 block of Cherry street in Aberdeen. Aberdeen Fire Department Captain Sam Baretich said their part was easy "We had a 1 1/2

Ecology to test oil spill readiness in Strait of Juan de Fuca

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) will be testing how well Harley Marine Services of Seattle can mount a rapid, aggressive and well-coordinated response to a simulated 34,000-gallon oil spill near the entrance to the Strait of

Bill Simpson Aberdeen Mayor Part 2

Bill Simpson Aberdeen Mayor Part 1

Grays Harbor College breaks ground on Gene Schermer Instructional Building

ABERDEEN, Wash. - Grays Harbor College broke ground on their newest building yesterday. President Ed Brewster introduced the building's namesake "Gene Schermer has worked for, and with, the college now over 30 years. We are proud to have named this

QIN: Advising the new White House Council on Native American Affairs

Washington, D.C. - The Quinault government issued a white paper to the recently formed White House Council on Native American Affairs during its inaugural session in Washington, D.C. Tuesday. The Quinault paper, issued by Quinault President Fawn Sharp, responds to

Repair costs, and revised schedule for SR 520 pontoons announced

SR 520 PontoonsSEATTLE, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Transportation and its contractors have reached agreements on the cost of repairing four pontoons from the first construction cycle and

County Auditor Vern Spatz diagnosed with cancer

MONTESANO, Wash. - Grays Harbor County's Auditor Vern Spatz will be taking some time off in the coming months, as he begins his fight with cancer. "So he's going to go into a treatment program, 7 weeks of Chemo,