A group of incarcerated veterans at Stafford Creek Corrections Center now have a way to decompress, while putting their leadership skills to good use, thanks to the American Legion. The American Legion granted Stafford Creek a permanent charter in October 2019 to form a post inside the correctional facility. This makes Stafford Creek the first correctional facility in […]

Following months of study, the Aberdeen School Board has unanimously decided to ask voters to approve two measures during the February 2020 special election: Renewal of the existing enrichment levy that pays for programs not funded by the state, and A bond issue to build a new Stevens Elementary School. “These important investments are structured […]

Today at around 1120 AM, Sgt. Randy Wiegardt received information that a man wanted for a felony warrant in addition to robbery and burglary charges was inside a residence in the 3700 block of Sandridge road. The man was known to law enforcement and was identified as Paul Martin, age 34. Sgt. Wiegardt and his […]

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) Director Kelly Susewind and his Coastal Region Director, Larry Phillips, will take questions from the public in an online broadcast from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21. “From the coast to the Olympic Peninsula and Puget Sound, this region faces a wide range of management and […]

On Tuesday, November 5th, the Grays Harbor County taxsifter and mapsifter websites that host all property tax and assessment information had a major server crash.  This server crash has affected all of the counties across the state of Washington that use this same system.  All of the assessment and tax data is safe but the […]

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has kicked off volunteer recruitment for its Tax-Aide program, the nation’s largest volunteer-run tax preparation service. The Foundation is looking to expand its team of volunteers for the upcoming tax season and is accepting new volunteers. Tax-Aide offers free in-person tax preparation and assistance to low- and moderate-income individuals nationwide. Volunteers make […]

Where do leading scientists and researchers from around the world go to compete and test their latest autonomous inventions? The Satsop Business Park, of course! In February 2020, the Park will host the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Subterranean (SubT) Challenge Urban Circuit in the Reactor Building. The SubT Challenge was created to better […]

Razor clam diggers can return to ocean beaches for a seven-day opening beginning on Veterans Day, November 11. State shellfish managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the dig on evening low tides after marine toxin tests showed the clams are safe to eat. The upcoming dig is for the following dates […]

Sunday, Nov. 3, is the end of daylight saving time, and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) recommends that drivers take extra precautions to prevent deer-vehicle collisions over the next month. “Your risk of colliding with a deer on rural and suburban roads is much higher during November,” said Brock Hoenes, WDFW deer […]

A domestic violence assault suspect surrendered to police this morning after a 7-hour manhunt south of McCleary where victims reported a man fired a gun at their vehicle in the 200 block of Sand Creek Road. Undersheriff Brad Johansson said the incident was reported just before 6 PM Wednesday evening. The victims were not injured […]

Launched by Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz in May 2018, the Solutions Table is tasked with finding solutions that will assist both the conservation of marbled murrelet habitat on state lands and the nearby rural communities that have been impacted by the protection of threatened and endangered species under the Endangered Species Act. The […]

Cosmo Specialty Fibers employees will participate in a series of emergency evacuation drills during the month of November. Evacuation drills are required to be performed annually in accordance with Washington Administrative Code (WAC) Title 51-54A: State Building Code Adoption and Amendment of the 2015 International Fire Code. The drills will allow Cosmo to check the […]

Each quarter, Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. selects an outstanding local business or organization to be named Business of the Quarter. Honda of Grays Harbor was awarded with the honor on Wednesday, October 23 at their dealership location of 1720 Simpson Ave. in Aberdeen. For Q3, Honda of Grays Harbor received the award due to their […]

Grays Harbor Transit is pulling out of an interlocal agreement with the goal of bringing back ferry service between Ocean Shores and Westport after the two cities failed to get on the bus. “Neither agency has responded.” Transit Board Chair Vickie Raines said during their meeting last night, “Transit will withdraw its participation with the […]

Grays Harbor College’s Spellman Library gallery hosts the 27th annual Fall Art Gala this month.  The display features works by 24 local artists and the opening reception is planned for Thursday (11/8) from 6 to 8 p.m. Participating artists include Kristi Jo Beitzel, Gayle R. Burgess, Rich Coughlin, Matthew Coyle, Arlene Eubanks, Nancy Farrah-Coughlin, Vicki […]

Your chance to comment on how Washington’s gray wolves should be managed once they are no longer state-listed and where they are managed under state authority is being extended two weeks, until Nov. 15. This gives people more time to submit input, especially those in rural areas without internet service. The Washington Department of Fish […]

On November 7th at about 4:50 PM, deputies were dispatched to the 2100 block of 282nd street in reference to a report that a man had been shot. The caller reporting the incident explained that the victim had been shot in his groin area. The person who shot the man also called to report the incident and […]

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