Tag Archives: City Hall

FEMA hosting briefings on National Flood Insurance Program


The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in conjunction with the Cities of Aberdeen, Cosmopolis, and Hoquiam, as well as Grays Harbor County is holding 3 briefings on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in Aberdeen on Tuesday, August 26th In addition to

Hoquiam’s new Chief of Police tours jail, pilots tug

Hoqiuam Police Chief Dylan Ellefson

On Monday, August 19, 2014, Hoquiam Police Department’s “Chief for a Day”, Dylan Ellefson, was sworn-in at City Hall by Mayor Jack Durney. Chief Ellefson took the oath of office to include a promise to enjoy the time with his

Aberdeen removing water fountain statue for repairs

Heaven Man and Earth - built in 1977 by George Tsutakawa

The city of Aberdeen is removing the fountain statue in front of City Hall, Parks Director Karl Harris tells us it’s going out for repairs. “The statue was originally built by George Tsutakawa; Gerry Tsutakawa his son has come down

Battalion Chief Bill Mayne retires after 36 years with Aberdeen Fire Department

Battalion Chief Bill Mayne retires after 36 years with Aberdeen Fire Department

Aberdeen city staff said goodbye last night to Battalion Chief Bill Mayne, Fire Chief Tom Hubbard told the council “Battalion Chief Bill Mayne has dedicated his career to providing for the safety of the citizens we serve, and the firefighters

Hoquiam firefighters rally for support

Hoquiam Firefighters Local 315 rally for support

Hoquiam Fire Fighters are taking to the streets for support,  Local 315 President Doug Stankavich tells us they’re worried about response times and safety after recent reductions in staffing were announced earlier this month. Stankavich is standing with about 30

David Quigg – Support formation of Grays Harbor Public Hospital District No. 2

Part 1 Part 2   The GH Public Hospital District II Steering Committee will be holding it’s first series of Community Forums over the next two weeks! Please attend to learn more and ask questions. Monday April 21st – 6:30

“Swift and Certain” proves reliable for Hoquiam City Jail as they celebrate 1 year opening

Celebrating with a cake is (left) Chief Jeff Myers, Deputy Chief Don Wertanen, Police Services Officer Jared Spaur and DOC Supervisor Dave Thomson who supervises the community corrections offices in Grays Harbor in Pacific Counties. 

And for the record, the prisoners did not partake in the cake.

The Hoquiam Police Department celebrated the one year anniversary of the reopening of the city jail yesterday, April 1, 2014, and Chief Jeff Myers tells us business is booming. “As long as we have the contract with the DOC I

Grays Harbor County approves marijuana businesses, meets first business

Washington Initiative 502

Marijuana shunned by the city of Hoquiam will be shipped through its downtown core later this summer. The Grays Harbor County Commissioners yesterday lifted their moratorium on marijuana production and sales, amending several ordinances that effectively implemented State Initiative 502.

Westport police chief retiring, city to begin hiring process for two officers

William Gibson, Chief

The city of Westport will be looking for a new Chief of Police soon, after William Gibson announced his retirement to city staff last month. Mayor Michael Bruce tells us they actually have a couple of job openings. “Late December,

Hoquiam bans e-cigarettes in city buildings


HOQUIAM, Wash. – The city of Hoquiam has passed an ordinance banning the use of e-cigarettes in city buildings. City Administrator Brian Shay said before the vote “A good example is we could be sitting here at a council meeting,