National Park Service solicits concession contract proposals for Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort

The National Park Service has issued a Prospectus soliciting proposals in response to a business opportunity to operate overnight accommodations, food and beverage, retail, hot mineral pools and swimming pool, campgrounds and other related services at Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort within Olympic National Park



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Sierra Pacific to buy, shut down, then rebuild Shelton Mill

Simpson Lumber Company and Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) have agreed to terms for SPI to acquire the assets of Simpson’s sawmill operations in the Shelton. Lisa Perry, Community Relations Manager for Sierra Pacific tells us “It’ll be good news in the long run, but it’s going to be hard for the

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Former Clerk of the Board of commissioners files wrongful termination claim in Grays Harbor

Former Clerk of the Board Donna McCollum has filed a $350-thousand wrongful termination claim¬†against the county. The claim has been forwarded to the county’s risk pool for review.

The Grays Harbor County Commissioners terminated

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Ocean Shores EMS and Satsop School District M&O levies on ballot for April Special Election

The City of Ocean Shores is asking voters to approve a six-year EMS Levy in a late-April special election. If approved, the city would impose a regular property tax levy of $0.50 or less per thousand dollars of assessed valuation for each of six consecutive years. Also on the ballot is a School M&O Levy for

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Emphasis patrols net arrests after complaints from neighbors in Shelton

Based upon information received from neighborhood complaints and known narcotics dealers familiar to Shelton police officers, Shelton P.D. has been working increased enforcement in the known areas of residences that have ties to illegal narcotics.

On April 24, 2015 an officer attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic

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Simpson Avenue Bridge in Hoquiam will close May 4-6 for bridge inspection

Drivers who use the Simpson Avenue Bridge on U.S. Route 101 in Hoquiam will need to use an alternate route May 4-6 while Washington State Department of Transportation bridge maintenance crews close the bridge to perform a routine inspection.

The bridge will close from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, May 4-6

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Two-day razor clam dig cleared to get under way May 2

Clam diggers today got a green light to proceed with a two-day razor clam dig starting May 2 at three ocean beaches.

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the digs after marine toxin tests showed the clams on those beaches are safe to eat. All of the digs are scheduled on morning tides. No digging

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Fighter collapses after MMA event at SouthShore Mall

UPDATE: The Mixed Martial Arts fighter that collapsed during a kickboxing event at the South Shore Mall Saturday night passed away Monday at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle due to kidney failure. The man had a lot of family and we are not releasing a name until we have confirmation from his wife that everyone

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Truck slides into Lake Sylvia in Montesano, no injuries

No injuries were reported Saturday after a truck, boat, and trailer went into Lake Sylvia in Montesano. The Washington State Patrol responded around 4:30 Saturday evening to the report of a truck in the lake. A witness said the boat was floating in the lake – still attached to the trailer, with a Toyota truck dragging

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Fire hydrant flushing begins in Hoquiam, residents may see discolored water

Fire hydrant flushing is scheduled to begin in Hoquiam the week of April 27, 2015 and will continue until June 13, 2015. Customers may notice discolored water or a change in water pressure when flushing is conducted in their area. Since the flushing activities often involve release of large volumes of water from fire

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