The Raymond City Council met on the night of Monday, July 18 for a city council meeting. Not present at the meeting were Fire Chief Todd Strozyk as well as Police Chief Chuck Spoor. The public section was brimming with citizens, so many in fact, there were not enough seats and most had to stand. Members of the public brought in picket signs that said things such as "Save the City Park, no PUD parking lot!!"
SOUTH BEND - Aaron Ayala Silva, 27, of South Bend, and a Raymond High School graduate, entered guilty pleas to murder in the second degree, assault of a child in the third degree, and rape of a child in the third degree stemming from an August 2015 incident. The proceedings took place in Pacific County Superior Court Friday afternoon.
SOUTH BEND - South Bend Clerk-Treasurer Dee Roberts has been elected as the next president of the Washington Municipal Clerks Association (WMCA) by the WMCA membership. Roberts will hold the distinction for one year after she is sworn in at the WMCA's annual conference in March 2017.
Incumbent Frank Wolfe is running against challenger Fred Hill in the District 2 Primary for Pacific County Commissioner. The Herald posed questions to both candidates to provide voters with insights as to where they stand on important issues facing the county. The Herald has not received a response from Hill. The voting period for the primary is July 15-August 2. Here is Part II: