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Ocosta High School receives national paper recycling award

Ocosta High School Westport WA

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) presented Ocosta High School, in Westport, Wash., with its 2014 School Recycling Award for Partnerships. The award, which recognizes outstanding paper recycling programs, was presented at Ocosta High School’s end of the school

Grays Harbor Community Foundation awards $68,779 in Discretionary Grants in 2nd quarter

The Grays Harbor Community Foundation is pleased to be able to invest $68,779 into the community through its second quarter discretionary grants cycle. The Foundation has been a resource to Grays Harbor County non-profits by offering a quarterly discretionary grants

Ocosta School District voters get peak at new school and vertical evacuation tsunami refuge

vertical evacuation tsunami refuge in Westport, WA

The Ocosta School District last night detailed plans for the nation’s first vertical-evacuation tsunami refuge. School Superintendant Dr. Paula Akerlund told the crowd of about 50 “Our tight knit and self reliant community – a community that takes care of

Meeting tonight to detail the nation’s first tsunami vertical-evacuation structure being built in Ocosta

Pre-Levy Rendition of Ocosta School

The Ocosta School District will release plans tonight for the nation’s first vertical-evacuation refuge. Contractors are presenting designs and floor plans for the new Elementary School, Chuck Wallace with the Grays Harbor County Emergency Management Agency said recently; “They’re building the vertical

Westport hosts meeting to discuss contract that would replace police force

City of Westport Centennial

The city of Westport will hold a Town Hall meeting next week to discuss a contract for police services with the County Sheriff’s Department. Tim Hill is a commercial fisherman in Westport, he told the city council Monday night “I

Local schools get continued Levee support as February special election results certified


Election results were certified last night for the February special election, locally all replacement Maintenance and Operations levies passed, with Oakville’s multi-county race passing by only 4 votes, 210 to 206 with 13 Lewis County voters. Grays Harbor’s voter turnout

All local school levies now passing as Oakville pulls within 1 vote


With a new batch of ballots counted Thursday, the Grays Harbor County Auditor’s Office reports Oakville School District is now passing their multi-county M&O Levy, by one vote. In Lewis County, the levy is failing 8-3, but Grays Harbor’s stronger

Student threat prompts school closure as precaution

Ocosta School District

OCOSTA, Wash. – Classes at the Ocosta School District were closed today after administrators learned that one student allegedly told another earlier this week that “he should wear a protective vest to school. Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Deputies were at

ID thieves tracked to Ocosta home after alert resident follows mail-littering car

ABERDEEN, Wash. - The Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Office has arrested three people in connection with stolen mail after an Ocosta resident spotted a car dumping mail in their driveway, and followed it as they called 911. Chief Criminal Deputy

Grays Harbor voters supporting local levies, Transit, in November General election

MONTESANO, Wash. - Grays Harbor voters have shown strong support for a sales tax increase for Grays Harbor Transit to upright an $800-thousand budget deficit, and for incumbent Port Commissioner Chuck Caldwell. The Grays Harbor County Auditor's office reports just