The Raymond City Council met on Monday, April 2 for a City Council meeting, where they first approved the agenda for the meeting and lead the meeting with the pledge of allegiance.
On May 1 at 6:37 pm the Washington State Patrol responded to a traffic accident a half a mile west of McCleary.
Joshua Marvin Shadday, of Chinook, entered a guilty pleas to two counts of first degree child molestation in Pacific County Superior Court last Thursday.
Two young boys disclosed to their mother that her live-in boyfriend of several years (Shadday) had inappropriately touched them. According to authorities account, when she confronted Shadday, he sat on the ground and started crying, initially telling her that he did not remember doing anything, that he had been asleep. She kicked him out of the home and immediately reported the incident to the Pacific County Sheriff's Office.
The Broadside Barber Shop has been in downtown Raymond since January of 2016 and is currently open from Friday through Sunday, from 10am to 6pm. Jacob Sullivan the owner, is originally from Portland. Sullivan comes from a background of sales and left a job cutting hair in Portland to move his business to Raymond. "I moved into this building in January of 2016, it took us a little bit to find a place here, no locations were available and there were only a few places that are even for rent," said Sullivan.
Vitality Massage has been in downtown Raymond since Brighton Rehab left Amy Woodard officially opened the clinic on December 1 of 2015. Woodard sat down with the Willapa Harbor Herald to discuss how she came to be a massage therapist: "I'm a massage therapist. I'm born and raised here," said Woodard, "I was 35 years old when I started to go back to college at Grays Harbor and I was going to be an ultrasound tech. I went to work over the summer for Cozy Little doing office work and she totally inspired me. Two months later I was starting massage school in Olympia," said Woodard.