The Raymond City Council met Monday, April 18 for their regular bi-monthly meeting, which the council started with the pledge of allegiance. Mayor Dunsmoor and Chief Spoor were absent from the meeting, and the council chamber was at maximum capacity for the members of the public. After the usual business of approving the minutes from the previous meeting the council heard from the public.
Street trees are vital to our city environment, without them the city is a sterile landscape of concrete, bricks and asphalt. Think of Raymond without any trees and you see a pretty grim picture. A town that people passing by won't stop in because it looks like there is nothing to see. Simply having street trees and human scale lighting give it character and charm that is inviting to the eye and soul.
Deputy Steve Ross graduated from the WSCJTC Law Enforcement Academy on April 12th in front of a large crowd of fellow law enforcement officers, dignitaries, family and friends.
A new coffee shop has sprouted in downtown South Bend. Local Pacific County Deputy Jesse Eastham and his mother have opened a shop as a sort of "business venture." The shop is open from Monday to Friday from 5:30am to 6pm, and on Saturday and Sunday from 7am to 5pm.
GRAYS HARBOR - A Coast Guard boat crew rescued three fishermen after their vessel took on water and sank less than one mile outside of Grays Harbor.