The Grays Harbor Republican Party passed the following resolution at its February 7 Central Committee Meeting:
"Resolved, that the Central Committee of the Grays Harbor County Republican Party hereby opposes the draft proposals to establish new Wilderness, Wild and Scenic River and willing seller National Preserves on the Olympic Peninsula as put forth by Congressman Norm Dicks and Senator Patty Murray on November 15, 2011."
The resolution was presented by Terry Moore, who chairs the Grays Harbor for Jesse Young Campaign. A staunch opponent of Wild Olympics, Young is challenging Norm Dicks in the Sixth District.
The party unanimously endorsed the efforts of Working Wild Olympics, a coalition of private property proponents, timber interests and outdoor enthusiasts, at its April 5, 2011 Central Committee Meeting.