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Hoquiam Finance Department earns national budgeting award

HOQUIAM, Wash. - The City of Hoquiam has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget. The Government Finance Officers Association of the United State and Canada (GFOA) made the announcement this week.
The award represents a significant achievement

Workers laid off from Brown-Minneapolis Tank in Elma

Elma, Wash. - Less than a week after offering tours during Showcase Grays Harbor, Brown Minneapolis Tank plans to layoff just under 50 employees from their Western Washington location.
Co-manager of the local Worksource Grays Harbor office, Ron Schmidt tells

Earthquakes off B.C. coast, no damage reports

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - A series of earthquakes has struck an area off British Columbia's coast, but the quakes did not generate a tsunami and there have been no damage reports.

The largest quake recorded Tuesday was a magnitude 6.0

Water samples being taken in Eastern Wash. after coal slurry spill in Canada

Yakima, Wash. - Washington Department of Ecology and Okanogan County Department of Emergency Management are sampling the Similkameen River near Nighthawk as a precaution following a coal slurry spill upstream in Canada.
 
About 6,000 gallons of water containing coal dust from the

Murray, Cantwell Unveil Legislation to Support American Ports

SEATTLE, Wash. - On Thursday, August 15th, U.S. Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, Port of Seattle CEO Tay Yoshitani, and Port of Tacoma CEO John Wolfe held a press conference at the Bell Harbor Conference Center rooftop deck to

QIN: Potlatch’ing on at Hunishu Point

TAHOLAH, WA (8/5/13)—The Paddle to Quinault continues in its fifth of six days today, as tribal nation after tribal nation shares song and wisdom passed from generation-to-generation with a gathering of approximately 10,000 people gathered at the newly named Hunishu

Track the canoes online for 2013 Paddle to Quinault

TAHOLAH, Wash. - Some of the traditional Native Cedar canoes destined for the 2013 Paddle to Quinault can now be tracked online at www.tinyurl.com/K77zryw. The site, which is updated every ten minutes, features the progress of canoes from the

Montesano, Powell, earn award for budget

MONTESANO, Wash. - The city of Montesano, and City Administrator Kristy Powell are being honored for the third year in a row by the Government Finance Officers Association. Powell, and the city, are among 1340 being recognized for their budget.

Interstate Bicyclers Parky’s Peddlers Leaving Hoquiam Today

HOQUIAM, Wash. - Parky's Peddlers are heading out from Hoquiam this morning on their 10 day bicycle trip from Canada to San Fransico. Parky's Peddlers is a group of people committed to help the fight against Parkinson’s Disease. The group

Statewide Workshop Focuses on Tsunami Debris Response

OCEAN SHORES, Wash. - Today some 50 people representing local and tribal governments, state and federal agencies, and community organizations gathered in Ocean Shores to continue forging coordinated strategies for responding to tsunami debris.

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