By PATRICK MYERS
SOUTH BEND - The Pacific County Commissioners started their regular meeting (June 23) with an announcement: "As we begin the next meeting, I have an important announcement to make," said County Commissioner Steve Rogers. "It seems that we have among us the Washington State Association of City Engineers Rural County Engineer of the Year. That would be Mr. Mike Collins."
SOUTH BEND - At the South Bend City Council Meeting Monday night at city hall it took the council a little over 45 minutes to take care of municipal business. With a fully attended council, members ran through the first reading of the cities sign ordinance, approved previous minutes and consent agenda, and heard from department heads on the latest developments in the city.
By VIVIAN EDERSHEIM
For Americans, the name of this tiny island in southern Japan stirs memories of one historic moment captured on film and memorialized in bronze, stamps and other media over the past 70 years.
Dr. Ken Olsen is nearing the final lap of refurbishing his beloved experimental aircraft, modeled after the 1964 Aeronca 7 ECA. When finished, Olson's "Champ" will include some parts "borrowed" from 1940s vintage Aeroncas.
ARTIC - Rock Crusher Hill on US 101 in Grays Harbor County could be dubbed "Road Crusher Hill." After years of temporary repairs, there's welcome news for drivers who use this segment of highway, notorious for reoccurring landslides.
By PATRICK L. MYERS
The PUD Commissioners met for their regular bi-monthly meeting June 2 in the auditorium at the Willapa Operations Center.
By SCOT PEARSON
At the last Raymond City Council meeting (June 15) the short agenda lasted close to 30 minutes in dispensing with city business for another two weeks.
ARTIC - After closing in late 2014 the Artic Tavern will be opening their doors once again.
By SCOT PEARSON
For several area businesses in South Bend a recent cease and desist order from the City of South Bend will have them taking down their advertising "flags" by the end of June.
The Raymond City Council met at 6 pm on Monday, June 1, where the council heard from the public to start the meeting ahead of the regular agenda.
Over the past weekend Willapa Harbor area high schools held their commencement ceremonies for the graduating classes of 2015.
A fundraiser will be held on June 14 at Pioneer Grocery to help raise money for young Avah Ogilvie, who has been diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
SOUTH BEND -- Pacific County Prosecutor Mark McClain makes good on his campaign promise to bring civil legal services to Pacific County.
SOUTH BEND - The South Bend City Council meeting was scheduled with a light agenda but was amended by Mayor Pro Tem Robert Hall, serving in the absence of Mayor Julie Struck.
For local artist Melissa Johansen, it is hard to pin down exactly where she may be from.
Burglary suspects arrested on Route 6
MENLO - Both William Wilhelm and Brenda Wilhelm were booked into the Pacific County Jail on several charges May 25th after the Pacific County Communications Center received a call from a concerned citizen advising that they had observed a male and a female loading items from a vacant house for sale into their vehicle.
NORTH COVE - On May 25th at about 9 pm, Deputy Randy Wiegardt and his K-9 partner "Ciko" were patrolling the North Cove area of Pacific County when he noticed a male subject standing near a vehicle parked at a residence on Willow Lane.
Christopher S. McLaughlin, 33, of Long Beach, entered guilty pleas to first degree assault of a child, five counts of third degree rape of a child, and one count of failure to register as a sex offender. McLaughlin now faces 240-318 months in prison.
The Raymond City Council meeting was held at the Carriage House Museum May 18th and heard from members of the public about the new proposed water rates.
Porter sentenced for theft
Cathy R. Porter (now Dillman), 44, formerly of South Bend, was sentence following her guilty plea to one count of second degree theft (her entered her guilty plea on 4/24/15 and was sentenced today, 5/8/15. The action took place in Pacific County Superior Friday afternoon.
SOUTH BEND - Some might say that when the mayor is away the city council plays - but that does not hold true for the South Bend City Council.
Peterson selected to WIBCA Hall of Fame
The Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association selected eight new members to their Hall of Fame.
SOUTH BEND - Momentum Investments has come to South Bend and is looking to make a change for the future.
One may have noticed the large flatbed trucks driving through town with massive boulders in tow, coming from Morton and being transported to the Ilwaco jetties.
The 2B State Track and Field Championship was held May 29 and 30 at Eastern Washington University, where local schools, Raymond, South Bend and Willapa Valley competed with up to 40 other 2B schools. In the boy's category, Raymond took first place with 89.5 total points. This is the second year in a row that the Raymond boys have taken the State championship as a team.
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