Fitch Rates Grays Harbor PUD Electric Revenue Bonds ‘A’, suggests rate increases

Fitch Ratings assigns an ‘A’ rating to the following Grays Harbor County Public Utility District (PUD or the district) No. 1, WA electric revenue bonds:

–Approximately $50 million electric revenue and refunding bonds, series 2015A;

–Approximately $15 million electric revenue and refunding bonds

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Brinnon man dies after collision at East Anthony Road intersection North of Shelton

A 54 yeah old Brinnon man died at the scene of a head on collision last night North of Shelton. The Washington State Patrol tells us his 2005 Hyundai Accent was headed North on State Route 3. As he approached a vehicle stopped to turn onto Anthony Road, he crossed into the Southbound lane and collided head on with a

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Pacific County Emergency Management Agency asking “How much do you know about tsunami hazards?”

Improving the response capacity of Pacific County and other Washington State coastal communities at risk of tsunami presents an on-going challenge. To meet this challenge Pacific County Emergency Management has supported an evaluation program to monitor and improve earthquake and tsunami education and preparedness programs.<br

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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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