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Jan 14 workshop to focus on community-led resilience for Washington’s Pacific coast

Those interested in Washington’s coastal issues are invited to join a virtual workshop on Thursday, Jan. 14, from 10 a.m. to noon. The event, hosted by the Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council, will focus on exploring opportunities to enhance the economic resilience of ocean and marine industries on the state’s Pacific Ocean coast. Register here for the workshop. Ecology and Cascadia...

Free Community Based COVID-19 Testing Returns to Olympic Stadium

Grays Harbor County Public Health COVID-19 Incident Management Team (IMT) will be operating a community based COVID-19 testing site in Hoquiam throughout the month of January. Beginning Thursday, January 7, 2021, the IMT will be at Olympic Stadium in Hoquiam each Thursday from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM and Friday from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Testing...

David A. Christensen, Second Washington Corrections Employee Dies from COVID-19

The Washington State Department of Corrections was notified that Correctional Officer David A. Christensen, 62 years of age, passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2020, from complications of COVID-19. “It is with deep sadness that we announce the loss of Correctional Officer David Christensen due to COVID-19. Our hearts go out to Officer Christensen’s grieving family and honor...
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Free Community Based COVID-19 Testing This Weekend

Grays Harbor County Public Health COVID-19 Incident Management Team (IMT) will be operating a community based COVID-19 testing site this weekend. The site will...

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Free Community Based COVID-19 Testing Returns to Olympic Stadium

Grays Harbor County Public Health COVID-19 Incident Management Team (IMT) will be operating a community based COVID-19 testing site in Hoquiam throughout the month...

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AIR FORCE SERGEANT FROM MONTESANO DEAD IN AFGHANISTAN

Air Force Staff Sgt. Timothy P. Davis, who grew up in Montesano, has been killed in the Oruzgan province of Afghanistan as the result of injuries received from an improvised explosive device. The Daily World of Aberdeen reports that Davis' mother, Sally Sheldon of Aberdeen, was notified of her son's death on Friday. Davis' father, Mike Davis, lives in Ocean Shores. Davis had just turned 28 and would have been married for five years next month. He met his wife, Meagan, while training at Fairchild Air Force Base near Spokane. They have a 1-year-old son. Davis was assigned to Florida's Hurlburt Field. He was with the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron

Grays Harbor PUD Outage affecting 100 overnight

The Grays Harbor PUD worked overnight on a power outage in Northeast Aberdeen affecting about 100 customers, 11:30 last night a vehicle hit a pole on Young street, knocking out power to residents from Bear Gulch to the Gateway Plaza - power was restored to the Gateway plaza area within about half an hour, Liz Anderson from the Grays Harbor PUD tells KBKW power was restored to all residents by 7:05 Friday morning. Thursday night's outage was in parrallel to the planned outage on the South side of Aberdeen.

Lake Sylvia Meeting

Montesano Mayor Ron Shillinger met with a couple hundred friends of Lake Sylvia last night, to discuss options for the State park that the State no longer wants to run. One of the reasons the state is giving for the possible closure of the park is that the park is not consistent with the state parks department's "Centennial Vision 2013" a vision that doesn't see eye to eye with even the White House on some park designations. Several options were vented at last nights meeting if the city were to take ownership of the park, Schillinger said everything from a volunteer staff and on-site manager; to logging and forestry, even the idea of selling off parts of the park and allowing a resort-type of destination be built on the lake.

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