Tag Archives: Executive Director

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

Grays Harbor Community Foundation reaches $50 million milestone

Grays Harbor Community Foundation

As of July 15, 2014, the Grays Harbor Community Foundation has exceeded a threshold of $50 million in assets, through a substantial distribution from the Estate of Ann R. Weatherwax.  This now makes GHCF the sixth largest Community Foundation of

Community Hospital and Harbor Medical Group finalize managed Medicaid contracts

Grays Harbor Community Hospital

In addition to the Public Hospital District initiative, and other cost saving measures, Grays Harbor Community Hospital (GHCH) and Harbor Medical Group (HMG) have been working since December to find the best Managed Medicaid Insurance Carriers to support their Managed

“Pay It Forward” College Plan – One year later

Student Loans

SEATTLE – One year ago this week, a unique idea for sending people to college without student loans was embraced by the Oregon Legislature. The “Pay It Forward” plan was created here in Washington, and has piqued interest around the

Port of Grays Harbor approves acquisition of Friends Landing and Sterling Landing

Friends Landing Montesano WA

The port of Grays Harbor added two parks to it’s list of properties yesterday, approving the deal that accepts Friends Landing and Sterling Landing as a gift. The non-profit that currently owns them asked the commissioners to consider the acquisition

Gary Nelson – Executive Director at The Port of Grays Harbor

Gary Nelson talks Crude by Rail, and upgrades at the Port.   Part 1 Part 2

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. CEO Tim Gibbs resigns

Greater Grays Harbor Inc.

Tim Gibbs, CEO of Greater Grays Harbor, Inc., tendered his resignation to the board at last night’s meeting, citing his need to be closer to his family in Kentucky. “It has been a great privilege to lead this organization,” Gibbs

Tracks repaired at the scene of Aberdeen train derailment

Aberdeen train derailment

Puget Sound and Pacific crews completed repairs overnight to the tracks at the site of a train derailment in Aberdeen. The good weather should give them time to install new pavement over the intersection at South Washington street today. Gary Nelson, Executive Director

Repairs being made to tracks, roadway in Aberdeen after train derails early Tuesday

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Crews delivered lights and generators this evening to the site of a train derailment in Aberdeen, Puget Sound and Pacific plans to have the line open again by tomorrow. The cars have been up righted, and one cleared from traffic across

WDFW and Wild Fish Conservancy settle lawsuit over ‘early winter’ hatchery steelhead releases

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced today it has reached an agreement with the Wild Fish Conservancy that will stop litigation against the department over its Puget Sound hatchery programs for 2½ years and permit