More 2017 lodging tax requests than funds available


The Ocean Shores Lodging Tax Advisory Committee last week began to review more than a dozen requests for an estimated $1.05 million in hotel/motel sales tax revenue next year, but those requests total at least $427,104 more than the city will have available to disburse.


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                                With a little elbow grease, the Taylor Shellfish Farms-Broodstock Department battles to dispose rusted oyster gear and derelict rope into dumpsters at Bay Center on Willapa Bay.

Coastal cleanup efforts remove debris from local beaches

Hundreds of volunteers clean up local beaches along the Washington coastline.

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Marijuana issue sent back to council, mayor

The Ocean Shores Planning Commission has voted once again to send the issue of regulating future marijuana businesses, grow operations and collective gardens back to the City Council.