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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

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

New home construction to begin in East Hoquiam, Summerhaven is also hiring

Summerhaven Homes LLC meets Mayor Jack Durney

There’s some new developers at Summerhaven in East Hoquiam, Mayor Jack Durney told his city council last night “They have brought contractors down interested in investing and building some houses. It’s the first – really substantial housing development in Hoquiam

Construction begins on East Hoquiam Fire Station

Hoquiam Fire Department - Chief Paul Dean

Pile Driving begins this week on the East Side Fire Station in Hoquiam. City Administrator Brian Shay said the project is funded through a $900,000 Community Development Block Grant from the State Department of Commerce, and should be complete by

Hoquiam staff and firefighters reach tentative agreement to avoid layoffs

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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

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

Jack Durney – Hoquiam Mayor

Jack Durney talks marijuana ordinances, train derailments, and lowest bidders. Part 1 Part 2

Hoquiam City Council split 6-6, declines Marijuana zoning ordinance

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The clouds almost parted over Hoquiam’s moratorium on marijuana businesses last night, as the city council adopted their revised zoning ordinance that would have allowed state licensed stores in some areas on a close 7-5 vote. But then they rejected

Aberdeen and Hoquiam discussing merger of Fire Departments

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Aberdeen and Hoquiam have begun exploring the process of consolidation their fire and paramedic services, Aberdeen Mayor Bill Simpson told his city council last night “Over the last couple of weeks we have been meeting with [Hoquiam City Administrator] Brian

Hoquiam to celebrate Arbor Day, 6th year as Tree City USA, with new trees along 28th Street

Hoquiam Tree City USA

In honor of Arbor Day, the City of Hoquiam Urban Forestry Committee, in partnership with  local Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts, will plant two Tschonski flowering crab trees on the west side of Olympic Stadium along 28th Street. The scouts