Tag Archives: County Commissioners

Pacific County Deputies assist commercial gillnet vessel with engine failure

Mason County Sheriff's Office

South Bend, WA. – On August 25th at approximately 6:10 PM, the Sheriff’s Office received a request for assistance from the operator of a commercial gillnetting vessel that had experienced engine failure. The vessel was forced to anchor in Willapa

Timber Group mulling legal action against Grays Harbor County over fee-for-access

Washington Forest Protection Association

Washington Forest Protection Association, the State’s oldest timber group, is taking legal action to protect private forest landowner’s property rights from Ordinance No. 412 adopted by Grays Harbor County Commissioners, July 7, 2014. The ordinance removes private timberland from its

Editorial: Greater Grays Harbor Inc. supports “Yes” vote for Public Hospital District #2

Greater Grays Harbor Inc.

If Grays Harbor Community Hospital does not become a public hospital, our economic health will be in jeopardy. That is why the board of Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. has voted to support the formation of Grays Harbor Public Hospital District

Grays Harbor County Commissioners choose not to submit stance on crude by rail

Port of Grays Harbor

The County Commissioners yesterday decided not to weigh in on the current scoping of two projects that seek to export crude oil through Grays Harbor. Cosmopolis Mayor Vickie Raines advised the commissioners against adopting a resolution “I think at this

County Commissioners shape proposed Public Hospital District #2, heads for August ballot

Proposed Public Hospital District #2 in Grays Harbor

The Grays Harbor County Commissioners have accepted the proposed Public Hospital District’s boundaries, as it was presented by petition. With a “nay” vote from Commissioner Wes Cormier who had proposed an Aberdeen-Hoquiam-Cosmopolis district, the commissioners accepted Herb Welch’s motion to

Grays Harbor County Commissioners hosting public hearings on Public Hospital District

Grays Harbor Community Hospital

Grays Harbor County Commissioners are holding public hearings this week on the formation of a public Hospital District. Two hearings today start at 2pm and 5:30pm in the Large Commissioner Meeting room in Montesano followed by two more at 9am

Grays Harbor County Coroner Dan Burns announces retirement

Grays Harbor County Coroner Dan Burns has announced he plans to retire, Burns said in a press release it would take effect June first. After over 40 years of public service, including 25 years as a Washington State Patrol Trooper

WDFW will hold two public meetings on hoof disease in S.W. Washington

Hoof Rot Disease

OLYMPIA – State wildlife managers believe they are close to determining the cause of hoof disease in southwest Washington elk and plan to hold two meetings in April to share results to date and answer questions from the public. The

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.

Grays Harbor Democrats respond to AG opinion – no new ‘list of exhaustion’

The chair of the Grays Harbor Democrats, and list member himself, George Smylie has replied to the Attorney General’s opinion recently released in an ongoing dispute with the Grays Harbor County Commissioners to fill the county prosecutor seat. The response