Monthly Archives: September 2013

Helium bill floats “Secure Rural Schools Program” for another year

Secure Rural Schools program invested over $400,000 in Grays Harbor County in 2012

WASHINGTON D.C. - A bill meant to prevent a worldwide helium shortage will also keep a federal subsidy to timber-dependent counties afloat for another year.

The Federal Helium Program,

Rep. Derek Kilmer to host third telephone town hall

PORT ANGELES, Wash. - In order to connect with constituents while in Washington DC, Representative Derek Kilmer will hold his third telephone town hall with constituents on Wednesday, October 2nd at 6pm PT.  Participants will have the opportunity to ask

Copalis Crossing Fire District 16 irons out payment plan for service-stopping city debt

COPALIS CROSSING, Wash. - The fire district that covers Copalis Crossing has reached a deal with the City of Hoquiam to pay off back bills and restore ambulance service to the North Grays Harbor area.

Commissioners from district 16 met with

PCEMA seeks “victims” for Community Emergency Response Team training

SOUTH BEND, Wash. - The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency is seeking individuals interested in volunteering to play victims for Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) disaster simulations. The CERT simulations will take place on Saturday, October 5, 2013 in Surfside.

St. Lawrence centennial celebration Sunday in Raymond

RAYMOND, Wash. - St. Lawrence Catholic Church will celebrate its centennial year with a bilingual mass scheduled at 11:00 a.m., Sunday, September 29th. Immediately following the service, a catered luncheon will be served in the social hall of the church.

Drag out those old crafts and finish that UFO

We’re talking about that UnFinished Object in the back of your craft room closet. That half-knitted hat, partly painted portrait or barely-beaded bracelet that haunts your dreams, begging for completion! Well, bring it on down to the SBAA Community Center on Tuesday

Carey Martens Aberdeen \”meth-heads\”

Area doctor voices concerns over “meth-heads” in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, Wash. - Aberdeen's downtown homeless population is apparently migrating up the hill. That's according to Doctor Carey Martens, he told the city council at last night's meeting "I live up on Broadway Hill, we've seen a huge influx in

Coastal Interpretive Center presents “Glimpses”

The Coastal Interpretive Center presents Glimpses, a series of six evening lectures. On Oct. 3, 2013, at 7 P.M., Joe Schumacker will speak about current marine research at Waves Restaurant in Ocean Shores. The title is "What's Going On Out

Law Enforcement Efforts over Rod Run Weekend Leads to a Safer Roadway Event

LONG BEACH, Wash. - Local law enforcement agencies in Pacific County are calling Rod Run a successful event, with no major incidents to report over the weekend of events.

Organized by the Beach Barons, the 30th Annual Rod Run to