Need to Know 4.6.16

The legal marijuana industry continues to grow as sales for 2015 topped $709 million, which accounts for nearly half of the marijuana sales in the U.S. Legal marijuana sales became legal in Washington State as of July in 2014.

All studded tires were to be removed as of March 31, and not removing them could yield a $124 ticket from law enforcement.

The Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Office will offer a boater education course for Washington Boaters on Saturday, April 16 from 8am until 5pm at the Montesano Fire Department.

The unemployment rate in Grays Harbor has dropped to 9.7% from 10% that was recorded in January.

Statewide virtual public school to offer tuition-free option for Washington families in the 2016-2017 school year; enrollment now open for grades K-8. Washington Connections Academy (WACA), a full-time virtual public school, has been approved by the Mary M. Knight School District to serve students in grades K-12 statewide. Washington Connections Academy will begin serving grades K-8 in the 2016-17 school year and an additional grade will be added each subsequent school year. For more information, call 800-382-6010 or