March 15, 2013 | Vol. 94, No. 62

Iron County Finance Committee OKs $4,000 for Hurley Memorial Building

HURLEY — The Iron County Finance Committee approved financial help for the Iron County Memorial Building Thursday.

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Cortney Ofstad/Daily Globe
The Hurley American Legion is getting $4,000 to help pay utility bills for the Iron County Memorial Building in Hurley after the Iron County Finance Committee approved a motion to help with funding on Thursday.

In February, members of the Hurley American Legion came before the committee to ask for help in paying utility bills for the building.

The building is owned by the county, but the American Legion leases it, and with declining numbers in bowling leagues, the Legion said it needed help in finding alternative revenues.

Legion members asked for $4,000 to get the club through September. Then, they will meet with the bowling leagues to see if participation has increased, and, if no...