With the strongest winds expected today, The National Weather Service in Seattle is warning of strong winds constant rain and rising rivers this week, with the wet weather into next week. Wind gusts up to 45 mph are possible along Coastal Grays Harbor, as well as San Juan, Skagit, and Western Whatcom Counties. Forecasters warn […]

On Sunday at 4:41 p.m. neighbors called 911 to report a residence on fire in the 900 block of Wheeler Avenue in Hoquiam. The Hoquiam Fire Department along with a Rapid Intervention Team from the Aberdeen Fire Department were dispatched. The neighbors alerted the elderly resident of the house and assisted her in getting out. […]

The nearest high ground is one of the most important pieces of information for safely evacuating from an incoming tsunami. New maps published today by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) show the fastest routes to safety for Port Townsend, Ilwaco, Long Beach and Seaview, and Westport. These maps, produced by DNR’s Washington Geological Survey, show the […]

The Aberdeen Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Silverio Velazquez-Tetlactle. Described as 5 foot 5 inches tall weighing about 150 pounds, the 36-year-old is wanted for Rape of a Child First Degree and currently has a felony warrant out of Grays Harbor County Superior Court. If you have any information about […]

A 19-year-old Aberdeen girl died at the scene of a single-vehicle wreck near the Elma fairgrounds after police say she tried to outrun a Washington State Patrol car Friday morning. The report said that she wasn’t wearing her seatbelt in the 2008 Subaru Impreza as it sped away from the cruiser with lights activated in […]

Utility rates are on the rise in Aberdeen. The city council passed the first reading of a new rate increase schedule that will nearly double rates for sewer in 5 years, increase domestic water rates considerably, and establish a new rate system for stormwater runoff services that will cost every ratepayer a flat fee. Councilman, […]

No injuries were reported from a house fire on West 5th Street in Aberdeen early this morning. Fire Chief Tom Hubbard said at the scene, “Even before arriving, the on-duty Battalion Chief requested a second alarm with additional resources from Cosmopolis Fire and Fire District #2.” Hubbard and I stood in front of stairs that […]

An Ocean Shores woman faces charges including Following too close and Negligent Driving after a rear-end wreck on State Route 109 near Copalis Saturday morning. The Washington State Patrol report said she was driving a 2002 Kia Optima South on 109 when she struck a 2005 Dodge Durango that was stopped to turn left into […]

The Grays Harbor Community Foundation is pleased to invest $342,000.00 into our community through our Community Building Grants program. This is our biggest grant cycle to date with twenty organizations awarded. The projects range from helping families transition into permanent housing, to repairs on local historical buildings, as well as a high school sports complex. […]

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