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Grays Harbor Herald News

"Through the Years" Grays Harbor County Fair

It's that time of the year again, County Fair time! This years Grays Harbor County Fair's theme is "Through the years". As always there will be fun for the whole family. There are some great special events like the Berry Baking Contest, the Flippin' 50's Hot Dog Eating Contest, pie eating contest, and the car races.

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Diamond Dogs Daycare and Resort, Ocean Shores
Diamond Dogs Daycare and Resort, Ocean Shores

Whether you're visiting for the day or the weekend you can now bring your dogs and still enjoy everything Ocean Shores has to offer. After a day of playing on the beach you can visit the shops and have dinner without having to worry about leaving your dog alone in the hotel, in the car, or miss out on events because they are not allowed.

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Grays Harbor contract negotiations halted

Labor negotiations have stalled at Grays Harbor Community Hospital as workers seek a commitment from the administration for competitive wage and benefit packages that they say would further the recruitment and retention of skilled medical workers. A fact sheet provided by one union member says union leadership has told workers that hospital negotiators proposed a 3.5 percent wage increase over the next three years and want workers to pay higher out of pocket expenses for benefits.

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Need to Know 8.10.16

Grays Harbor Christian Women's Connection, sponsored by Stonecroft of Overland Park, Kansas. A luncheon designed for women of all ages. Thursday, August 11, 2016, from 11:30 to 1:30. Price is $14.00 inclusive. The Theme is "Cool and Comfy" because our special feature is from Grays Harbor Unders. Our speaker is Jeanie Prentice from Bend, OR who will be speaking on "With a Foot in 2 Different Worlds." We meet at Immanuel Baptist Church, 1200 Soule Ave., Hoquiam, WA 98550. Reservations (and cancellations) are necessary and can be made by calling Jeanie 533-5926 or Linda 532-3129. You can Friend us on Facebook at Grays Harbor Christian Women's Connection.

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Town Crier News

AOA Recognition Award  presented to Dr. Wong
Dr. Wong
AOA Recognition Award presented to Dr. Wong

Dr. Chuen Y. Wong of Winlock is among 69 optometrists throughout the United States who have received the American Optometric Association's (AOA) 2016 Continuing Optometric Recognition Award

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Kids Kloset Program aids children in need of new school clothes

In 1989, a program called the Kids Kloset was begun in order to help kids in poverty be able to have new school clothing. School supplies like notebooks, pencils, and paper are also handed out. Saturday, the program will have its annual distribution day.

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Malfunction starts fire

Chehalis Fire Department Chief Ken Cardinale said they are looking at a malfunction of the hay baler as causing the fire that burned through acres of fields yesterday along Rice Road in south Chehalis.

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Mount St. Helens Bluegrass Festival
Whiskey Deaf
Mount St. Helens Bluegrass Festival

The 32nd annual Mount St. Helens Bluegrass festival will feature four well-regarded west coast bands in addition to headliners Sammy Adkins & the Sandy Hook Mountain Boys of Kentucky. The event at Toledo High School will begin Friday, August 12 with a 5:30PM set from Oregon's Fern Hill kicking off two days and twelve sets from the five groups. In addition to the live music, the festival includes clog dancing classes, music workshops, a quilting room, prize drawings

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Seven people injured in Mary's Corner wreck Sunday
Photo courtesy of Washington State Patrol - One view of the crash at Mary's Corner. Many police and fire responders were at the scene to assist.
Seven people injured in Mary's Corner wreck Sunday

Three vehicles were totaled in a multiple-vehicle rear-end chain reaction collision that sent seven people to the hospital this afternoon on U.S. Highway 12 about two miles east of Interstate 5 on Sunday August 7.

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SW Washington Fair set to kick off next week

The annual Southwest Washington Fair is set to begin on Tuesday, August 16 with gates opening at 10 am. The carnival will begin at 11 am. Gates will be open from 10 am every day of the fair, which is Tuesday through Sunday. The carnival will open every day at 11 am and will close each night when the fair closes. On Sunday, the fair will close early at 7 pm for tear down.

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Wildfire Emergency Plans Remember to include your pets

Every family benefits from having an emergency safety plan; this plan must include your pets! You are responsible for their safety and well-being. Pets often sense disasters before they happen and can become confused, agitated and fearful. During fire season, be on the alert for this type of behavior and secure your pet as soon as possible to prevent them from running off in panic.

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Willapa Harbor Herald News

A Glance at the Festival
Photo by Larry Bale - An old fire engine was displayed at the Raymond Car Show that was held during the Willapa Harbor Festival at the South Fork Landing park.
A Glance at the Festival
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Favre sentenced in spanking case

Alexander H. Favre, 29, of Grayland, pleaded guilty to third degree assault of a child and was sentenced to 30 days in jail. Favre will be prohibited from having any contact with the child for five years. The action took place in Pacific County Superior Court Friday afternoon.

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Medical Emergency during festival
Photo by Tanya Rondon
Medical Emergency during festival

Saturday August 6, during the Willapa Festival, a man suffered a medical emergency on the corner of 3rd and Duryea in Raymond.

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New Pizza Place at Pier in South Bend
Photo by Patrick L. Myers - Panfilios Pizzeria is now open in South Bend at the pier.
New Pizza Place at Pier in South Bend

The 2016 summer has brought new life into downtown South Bend, several businesses have opened up at the pier for the summer.

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Pacific County Election Results

The August 2, 2016 Primary Election results are not yet certified, but the preliminary results are below. There are 39 Precincts in Pacific County with a total of 13, 627 registered voters. 5, 938 ballots have been counted with an estimated 100 ballots left to count.

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Shoreline Management Plan detailed at South Bend Meeting

The South Bend City Council met for their regular bi-monthly council meeting, on Monday, August 8, Mayor Julie Struck called the meeting to order and lead with the pledge of allegiance.

After the council approved the consent agenda for the current meeting they approved the minutes of the previous meeting before introducing John Kliem from Creative Community Solutions, who worked on the Shoreline Management Plan, along with the Planning Commission.

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Classifieds

Classifieds Aug. 10, 2016
Classifieds Aug. 10, 2016
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