The Grays Harbor County Health Department has released its restaurant inspection information for the previous two months. The Grays Harbor County Environmental Health Division inspects restaurants and other retail food service establishments to make sure that employees follow safe food handling practices and have adequate kitchen facilities. Keep in mind, inspection reports are snapshots of the […]

Demolition begins today of the Armory Building at 117 E. 3rd Street in Aberdeen. more than a year after a June 2018 fire destroyed the building and much of its contents. During the work, the contractor Roglins Inc. will partially close adjacent streets affecting 3rd Street and I Street. The contract includes the salvage of […]

Port of Grays Harbor Executive Director Gary Nelson officially began his role as the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Chairman of the Board on the final day of AAPA’s 108th Annual Convention in Norfolk, VA. AAPA, the unified and recognized voice of seaports throughout the Americas, represents more than 130 public port authorities in […]

Grays Harbor College’s Automotive Technology program last week officially earned Master Automobile Service Technology Accreditation, the highest level of program accreditation recognized by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). The recognition followed an on-site evaluation. The program and instructor Jesse Kangas-Hanes were commended for program standards and continuing to meet industry requirements. “This […]

A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted an injured man Saturday morning from a forest several miles east of Aberdeen, Washington. At 10 a.m., watchstanders at the Columbia River Command Center received a request for assistance from Grays Harbor dispatch reporting a man who had several injuries and was showing symptoms of hypothermia near Mox Chuck Slough. Ground […]

Fall is here, and Washington’s black bears are stocking up fat reserves for winter hibernation. Black bears are opportunistic when it comes to finding food and tend to select foods with the highest number of calories, which can bring them into proximity with people. Officials concede that watching a bear can be an awe-inspiring experience, […]

On Wednesday morning, October 23rd, Summit Pacific will be taking part in a full-scale incident response training. Patient care and normal day to day operations will not be impacted, though patients and visitors may notice an increase in traffic to Summit Pacific facilities as well as mock patients with makeup depicting fake injuries. Other local […]

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has established rules for fluorescent hunter pink. During the 2019 legislative session, the state legislature passed Senate Bill 5148 that allows hunters to wear fluorescent hunter pink. The Fish and Wildlife Commission recently adopted rules to implement the legislation, which allows hunters to wear fluorescent hunter pink, […]

A Hoquiam man was arrested on outstanding warrants after his Jeep struck a child in a crosswalk near Emerson Elementary school last night. Sgt. Shane Krohn with the Hoquiam Police Department said police were called to Adams Street near the school at 8:45 PM Wednesday night. The child was crossing Adams in the crosswalk, dressed […]

A 24-year-old Oakville woman died at the scene of a wreck on logging roads in the Capitol State Forest Sunday night, the driver of the vehicle was arrested. The Washington State Patrol reports a 25-year-old Elma man driving a 2013 Ford F250 pickup was also injured and transported to St Peters Hospital with undisclosed injuries. […]

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