The City of Aberdeen will receive nearly $1-million from the state toward the purchase of property downtown. Mayor Bill Simpson said they received word last night that the Gateway Center Project was included in the capital budget. The city, and Greater Grays Harbor Inc. will receive the funds through appropriations from the Department of Commerce. The budget […]Continue Reading ...
Electric vehicle chargers make it easy to visit north central Washington destinations WENATCHEE – Gov. Jay Inslee will join an electric vehicle gathering today at Pybus Public Market in Wenatchee to help kick off EV tourism season. With strategically located electric vehicle charging now in place, electric vehicle drivers can travel along the 440 mile […]Continue Reading ...
A Native American tribe says too many trains, some of which carry volatile Bakken crude, are crossing its reservation and it’s suing the rail company to stop them. The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community alleges BNSF Railway is violating an easement agreement made in 1991. The agreement set limits on the numbers and lengths of trains […]Continue Reading ...
An RV was wrecked into utility poles off of State Route 6 South of Menlo this morning knocking out power to a couple hundred Pacific County residents. Trooper Russ Winger with the Washington State Patrol tells KBKW the motor home was being towed by chain around 3:30, when the chain snapped and it failed to […]Continue Reading ...
HOQUIAM, Wash. – Parky’s Peddlers are heading out from Hoquiam this morning on their 10 day bicycle trip from Canada to San Fransico. Parky’s Peddlers is a group of people committed to help the fight against Parkinson’s Disease. The group was welcomed by a barbeque dinner at the Hoquiam River RV Park off of Highway 101 last night, and will be peddling south from Hoquiam today so drive safe and watch for extra bicycles.
Parkinson’s disease is a disorder of the brain that leads to shaking (tremors) and difficulty with walking, movement, and coordination.
Locally, a Grays Harbor Parkinson’s Support Group has just started. Patients and caregivers meet on the last Tuesday of every month at the Hoquiam Library downstairs meeting room from 6 pm to 7 pm. If you want more information, please contact Bob Martin or Betsy Seidel at 360-533-5968.
Meets at Hoquiam Library, downstairs meeting room 427 7th St. Hoquiam
Meets on Last Tuesday of the month at 6:00-7:00
Contact Bob Martin
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A Hoquiam man hopped from the frying pan into the fire yesterday when he stole an idling police vehicle while investigators were looking into the disturbance that he allegedly caused.
The Hoquiam Police Department learned the consiquences of leaving a vehicle running while unattended yesterday.
Just before 11am, Hoquiam officers were investigating a 29 year old Hoquiam man who had been disturbing residents of the Hoquiam River RV Park on Queen Avenue.
The suspect jumped into one of the marked patrol cars that had been left unsecured in the parking lot with the engine running, and drove out onto Highway 101 with another patrol car in pursuit.
A PIT maneuver was used to disable the vehicle on the Highway 109 bypass nearby. The Hoquiam Police Department reports no injuries, and the Hoquiam man was booked into the County Jail without further incident.Continue Reading ...
Montesano Mayor Ken Estes has announced he plans to run for re-election. Estes said in a press release “It’s simple: I want to be your Mayor for the next four years.” We have accomplished a lot and the two announced candidates for Mayor both speak of the city needing to go back the way it […]Continue Reading ...
As migrating birds return and wildflowers bloom in the lowland forests, employees at Olympic National Park are turning their attention to spring cleaning and preparations for the main visitor season. “We’ve had an early spring at Olympic National Park and we’re happy to see people already coming out to enjoy the warmth, sunshine and budding […]Continue Reading ...
Two bills aimed at providing funding for flood relief projects in the Chehalis River Basin and statewide were heard in the House Capital Budget Committee today. The bills are sponsored by Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, who also serves as the ranking Republican on the committee (pictured at right). “All of my focus this year is on providing this funding […]Continue Reading ...
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