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Aberdeen could proclaim February 20th Kurt Cobain Day, Mayor still eyeing entire week

The City of Aberdeen could soon celebrate “Kurt Cobain Day” on  February 20th, the birthday of the Nirvana frontman. Mayor Bill Simpson said earlier this month that he planned to bring a proclamation forward to celebrate not only Cobain’s birthday, but an entire week. The proclamation presented at Wednesday’s meeting says in part “Aberdeen residents may…

Third Aberdeen ward meeting tonight at Robert Gray Elementary

ABERDEEN, Wash. – The next ward meeting for Aberdeen residents starts at 6:30 tonight at Robert Gray Elementary, Mayor Bill Simpson said last week about 30 residents and city staff attended the first, and about 40 the second meeting. the final meeting will be held at McDermoth Elementary on Friday. A town hall meeting will be held early next year to address the larger concerns raised at these meetings.

City of Aberdeen is September Organization of the Month

ABERDEEN, Wash. – Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. announced today that the City of Aberdeen is the Organization of the Month for September.

The city has been incorporated for 123 years and a member of Greater Grays Harbor and its predecessor organizations for many of those years.

In the last year, the City has supported United Way, local schools, Salvation Army, Foodball, youth sports, Historical Seaport, Red Cross, Relay for Life, American Heart Association, Habitat for Humanity, Coastal Harvest and Paint the Corridor.

Employees of the city take part in service organizations, too, while Mayor Bill Simpson, Community Development Administrator Lisa Scott and Councilwoman Kathi Hoder have held positions with GGHI.

Photo IDs: First Row: Georgia Bravos, Bill Simpson, Diane Hill, Angela Endres, Angie West  Second Row: Jason Lake, Dawn Warren, Mike Michener, Linda Ybarra, Stacie Barnum, Sarah Pawelko, Lisa Scott, Mimi Reeves, Racheal Lebon  Third row: Kathy Orth, Debbie Lund, Sherry Hammel, Bob Waite, Karl Harris, Darryl Johnson, Lisa Bloomfield, Andrea Leach, Sandy Mullin, Chelsea Yarwood, Eric Nelson  Last row: Malcolm Bowie, Mike Lentz, Tom Hubbard, Kathryn Skolorood, Richard Irwin.

Aberdeen council remembers John Erak

ErakABERDEEN, Wash. – The Aberdeen City Council last night held a moment of silence during their first meeting without councilman John Erak, Mayor Bill Simpson said during his report; “To give you some time to remember John Erak, and what he has done for our community.”
Members of the council shared fond memories of Erak last night, he passed away last month at 81 years old.