Tag Archives: City of Hoquiam

Hoquiam to consider ban on sale and use of fireworks

Hoquiam fireworks

The City of Hoquiam is considering a ban on the sale and discharge of fireworks. Councilman Darrin Moir brought the motion forward at their Monday meeting “I’d like to make a motion asking our City Attorney to draft an ordinance

No charges for family of Hoquiam boy who fired handgun in city limits

Hoquiam Police Department

No charges are being filed against the parents of the boy who fired their gun in Hoquiam earlier this month. City Attorney Steve Johnson said in a press release this morning that “after careful review of the evidence and discussions

Hoquiam staff and firefighters reach tentative agreement to avoid layoffs

Hoquiam

The Hoquiam Fire Department has reached an agreement with its union and the city to avoid planned layoffs of two firefighters and two paramedics. In the final week of their 30 day’s notice they were notified after the city and the Union met

Hoquiam council splits again, fails to pass marijuana ordinance

We try harder in Hoquiam

The city of Hoquiam last night failed to pass a proposed zoning ordinance that would have allowed marijuana sales and production in some areas. City Councilman Darrin Moir was among the 6 that voted against it “for the amount of

City of Hoquiam to lay off 4 firefighters

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The City of Hoquiam is laying off four firefighters. City Administrator Brian Shay said they gave formal notice to the department early Tuesday. Staff said in a press release Tuesday “The City of Hoquiam has been able to manage its way through

Hoquiam turns on the spray park, Weather Service warns of cold rivers in hot weather

Hoquiam Spray Park

The city of Hoquiam has energized the spray park for the next couple days so kids can enjoy some early summer.  The park will be active from about 12-7 today and tomorrow, and will re-open again around Memorial Day weekend.

Grays Harbor PUD partners with City of Hoquiam to begin cleanup at Harbor Paper

Grays Harbor PUD

The Grays Harbor PUD has taken a significant step to fulfill its responsibilities to clean and remove bi-products from the former Harbor Paper mill site.  In the next three weeks, over 28-million gallons of treated water will be pumped from

Repairs completed on Hoquiam Railroad bridge, new dolphin barrier deflects boats – not dolphins

Completing pile driving on the south dolphin for the Puget Sound & Pacific Railroad near Hoquiam, Washington.

The State Department of Transportation, along with Puget Sound & Pacific railroad, and the City of Hoquiam celebrated the completed Hoquiam Horn Spur Railroad Improvement project at a ribbon-cutting event last month with the contractor. As KBKW reported in December,

Hoquiam cuts off non-trauma ambulance service to District 8 over fraud allegations

The City of Hoquiam has again cut off non-trauma ambulance service to Fire District 8 on the North shore. A letter was sent to the district, that serves the Moclips, Pacific Beach, Aloha and Seabrook areas yesterday terminating services on the

Emerson Manor residents to return home next week

Emerson Manor Apartments in Hoquiam

Jerry Raines from the Housing Authority has announced that the displaced Emerson Manor tenants will be returning to their apartments Tuesday morning, March 18th. The nearly month long evacuation is ending. On Thursday February 20th a fire and resulting water damage