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City passes potential sewer tax increase on first reading

The Raymond City Council met on Monday, Sept. 19, with a new council member to fill the previously vacant seat : Council Member Chris Halpin, who was appointed at the previous meeting on Sept. 6.

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Fire Dist. No. 3 awarded grant for equipment

Fire Dist. No. 3 awarded grant for equipment

Pacific County Fire District No. 3 and the City of Raymond Fire Department have been awarded a $237,216 Regional Equipment Grant from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the Assistance for Firefighters Grant Program (AFG).

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Public voices concern on planned roundabout

DOT Traffic Engineer,  Brian Walsh
DOT Traffic Engineer, Brian Walsh

Washington State Department of Transportation officials heard comments and concerns from a largely skeptical audience at an informational meeting held Sept. 15 at Raymond City Hall on a roundabout proposed for the intersection of US 101 and State Route 6.

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Man finds peace on West Coast bike journey

German citizen Klaus Luttgen is currently headed for San Francisco on his second bicycle tour of the West Coast.
German citizen Klaus Luttgen is currently headed for San Francisco on his second bicycle tour of the West Coast.

Klaus Luttgen maintained dreams of faraway America as a child, especially of Alaska.

Five years ago the German national realized those dreams for the first time on an epic bicycle journey that took him from Vancouver, B.C., all the way to the northernmost of U.S. states.

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Hope Adams Stigall enters felony pleas to burglary, drug possession

SOUTH BEND - Hope Adams Stigall, 35, of Raymond, entered guilty pleas to second degree burglary and a separate, unrelated offense of unlawful possession of a controlled substance, both felony convictions. The action took place in Pacific County Superior Court Friday afternoon.

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Toledo holds on to beat Adna in classic 2B matchup

Dakota Robins celebrates after picking up an Adna fumble. Toledo won 35-34 in a battle of top ten teams.
Dakota Robins celebrates after picking up an Adna fumble. Toledo won 35-34 in a battle of top ten teams.

One man once said, "Fool me one time, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me."

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Lewis County Sheriff's Office looks to name new Jail Chief

Kevin Hanson
Kevin Hanson

The Lewis County Sheriff's Office is hoping to name a new jail chief in the not too distant future, following the resignation of Chief Kevin Hanson.

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Lewis County Clerk steps down

As many as eight individuals have expressed interest in being appointed Lewis County clerk, as the elected official holding the position is retiring before her four-year term ends.

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Winlock granted money for Fir Street fix

In what was the biggest announcement at the Winlock City Council meeting on Sept. 10, and perhaps one of the biggest announcements in decades, Mayor Lonnie Dowell told those in attendance that Winlock has been given a federal grant to repair Southeast Fir Street.

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Indians soccer slip past Ocosta

Toledo overcame what coach Vasquez called a "sloppy game" and stayed focused enough to pick up their first league win of the season over Ocosta on Tuesday Sept 13.

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Suspect in Winlock armed robbery arrested

A surveillance camera photo of the man who robbed the Winlock Handi Store at gun point.
A surveillance camera photo of the man who robbed the Winlock Handi Store at gun point.

Police have served a search warrant and arrested a Winlock resident on suspicion of involvement in a Tuesday-night armed robbery.

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Extra Labor Day patrols see results

A Labor Day weekend DUI emphasis in Lewis County resulted in 85 contacts between law enforcement officers and citizens, including 20 infractions and 14 arrests, according to the Lewis County Sheriff's Office.

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Hoquiam church burglarized

The Saron Lutheran Church in Hoquiam was burglarized on Sept. 12. Law enforcement is working to establish whether the incident is related to a similar recent burglary at a church in Aberdeen.
The Saron Lutheran Church in Hoquiam was burglarized on Sept. 12. Law enforcement is working to establish whether the incident is related to a similar recent burglary at a church in Aberdeen.

On the morning of Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, Hoquiam officers were dispatched to the Saron Lutheran Church in the 700 block of 8th Street for a reported burglary.

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Man apparently dies in plunge into Hoquiam River to avoid police

A 35-year-old Hoquiam man was attempting to elude the police when he plunged into the Hoquiam River on Wednesday morning. A search and rescue diver located a body presumed to be that of the man, though the body was unable to be immediately recovered.

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New oil rule; contingency plans: Railroads must meet same spill response standards as pipelines, ships

OLYMPIA - Beginning Oct. 1, railroads moving oil through Washington must demonstrate the ability to immediately respond to an oil spill if one occurs. The Washington Department of Ecology adopted a rule Wednesday establishing contingency planning requirements for railroads transporting oil in bulk through the state.

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Open Houses on update to Shoreline Master Program held

Three open houses for public comment on an update to the Shoreline Master Program were held between Sept. 8 and Sept. 15 in Montesano, Pacific Beach, and Ocosta.

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Man finds peace on West Coast bike journey

German citizen Klaus Luttgen is currently headed for San Francisco on his second bicycle tour of the West Coast.
German citizen Klaus Luttgen is currently headed for San Francisco on his second bicycle tour of the West Coast.

Klaus Luttgen maintained dreams of faraway America as a child, especially of Alaska.

Five years ago the German national realized those dreams for the first time on an epic bicycle journey that took him from Vancouver, B.C., all the way to the northernmost of U.S. states.

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