Tag Archives: Herb Welch

Candidate Filing Week wraps with 39 vying for 21 offices in Grays Harbor

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Candidate filing week finished Friday afternoon with a total of 14 filing for the commission of the proposed hospital district. Elections Supervisor Katy Moore tells us the proposed district is not in their system yet so the information is not

Candidate filing week begins with 21 openings in Grays Harbor

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Candidate filing week begins today, and closes at 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 16, 2014. Elections Supervisor Katy Moore tells us candidates wishing to file in person can do so at the Grays Harbor County Auditor’s Office, 100 W Broadway, Suite

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 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

County amends code to allow larger buildings without permit

Grays Harbor County residents can now build larger outbuildings thanks to an amendment adopted yesterday that eases restrictions from 200 to 800 square foot single story buildings before needing a permit. Public comment included rural property owners looking to build

Commissioner asks would the non-voters please shut up

MONTESANO, Wash. - The latest ballot count at the county auditor's office shows few changes to election results expected to be certified on the 26th. Voter turnout for Grays Harbor is at 48.2% for the November General Election. Now that

Grays Harbor County Commissioners eyeing levy shift again this year

MONTESANO, Wash. - The Grays Harbor County commissioners are staring down as much as a $1 million budget deficit, and they're not ruling out a levy shift again next year. County Commissioner Frank Gordon said this week "Unless we're going

County Auditor Vern Spatz diagnosed with cancer

MONTESANO, Wash. - Grays Harbor County's Auditor Vern Spatz will be taking some time off in the coming months, as he begins his fight with cancer. "So he's going to go into a treatment program, 7 weeks of Chemo,

Herb Welch Beta Courthouse Security

Herb Welch Coal Exports, Salal, Restructure – Part 2