Dan Hammock

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Aberdeen Council unanimously approves utility rate hikes

The Aberdeen City Council has unanimously approved significant increases in water, sewer…

  • Nov 15th, 2019 4:30pm

Schave, Winkelman defeat incumbent mayors in Aberdeen, Hoquiam races

Story updated Nov. 13 The first-term incumbent mayors of Aberdeen and Hoquiam…

  • Nov 13th, 2019 10:50pm

Correction

AEA endorsements The Aberdeen Educational Association endorsed Jeremy Wright, Suzy Ritter, and…

  • Nov 13th, 2019 4:30pm

Hearing examiner decision on BHP potash facility permit expected mid-December

A decision on the City of Hoquiam shorelines permit necessary for the…

  • Nov 13th, 2019 4:30pm
FILE PHOTO
                                Edgar Concepcion Lugo makes his first court appearance Nov. 20, 2018, the day after he was arrested for stabbing his mother to death in a South Aberdeen home the previous day. Lugo recently filed a motion to withdraw a plea deal he signed in late September.

Killer wants to withdraw his guilty plea

An Aberdeen man who pleaded guilty to murdering his mother in their…

  • Nov 8th, 2019 4:30pm
FILE PHOTO
                                Edgar Concepcion Lugo makes his first court appearance Nov. 20, 2018, the day after he was arrested for stabbing his mother to death in a South Aberdeen home the previous day. Lugo recently filed a motion to withdraw a plea deal he signed in late September.
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Westport has been designated as an official Coast Guard City USA. There will be an official designation celebration Feb. 7.

Westport an official Coast Guard City USA

The City of Westport has had a relationship with the Coast Guard…

  • Nov 6th, 2019 5:00pm
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Westport has been designated as an official Coast Guard City USA. There will be an official designation celebration Feb. 7.

Challenger Schave jumps to substantial early lead over incumbent Aberdeen Mayor Larson

Longtime Aberdeen City Councilman Pete Schave posted a substantial lead over incumbent…

  • Nov 5th, 2019 10:00pm

Challenger Winkelman takes big lead against incumbent Hoquiam Mayor Dickhoff

Hoquiam voters have given longtime City Councilman Ben Winkelman a big lead…

  • Nov 5th, 2019 10:00pm

Settlement reached in second Aberdeen homeless lawsuit

An agreement has been reached in a federal lawsuit prompted by the…

  • Nov 5th, 2019 4:30pm

Sunken vessel in Hoquiam River slated for removal

One of the seven boats that have sunk in the Hoquiam River…

  • Nov 5th, 2019 4:30pm

Prosecutor finds Sept. 9 Aberdeen officer-involved shooting justified

The Aberdeen Police officer-related shooting that took place Sept. 9 and resulted…

  • Nov 1st, 2019 4:30pm

Aberdeen proposes significant water, sewer rate increases

The City of Aberdeen is proposing significant increases in water and sewer…

  • Oct 28th, 2019 4:30pm

Man shot by Aberdeen Police remains hospitalized

The Oregon man shot by an Aberdeen Police officer Thursday remains in…

  • Oct 28th, 2019 4:30pm
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Crews from Rognlin’s tear down the southeast walls of the Aberdeen Armory building on East Third Street in Aberdeen Monday morning. The building, which burned June 9, 2018, is the former home of the Aberdeen Museum of History, the Coastal Community Action Program and a senior center.

Walls coming down at Aberdeen Armory building

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP Crews from Rognlin’s tear down…

  • Oct 28th, 2019 4:30pm
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Crews from Rognlin’s tear down the southeast walls of the Aberdeen Armory building on East Third Street in Aberdeen Monday morning. The building, which burned June 9, 2018, is the former home of the Aberdeen Museum of History, the Coastal Community Action Program and a senior center.
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                From left, Hoquiam Mayor Jasmine Dickhoff and challenger, City Councilman Ben Winkelman, talk to KXRO’s Kyle Pauley before the Greater Grays Harbor Inc. and Alpha Media Grays Harbor mayoral candidates forum Tuesday. At right are Aberdeen Mayor Erik Larson and challenger, City Councilman Pete Schave. Not pictured are Ocean Shores Mayor Crystal Dingler and challenger, City Councilwoman Susan Conniry.

Mayoral hopefuls answer questions at candidates forum

Candidates for mayor of Aberdeen, Hoquiam and Ocean Shores took part in…

  • Oct 23rd, 2019 4:30pm
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                From left, Hoquiam Mayor Jasmine Dickhoff and challenger, City Councilman Ben Winkelman, talk to KXRO’s Kyle Pauley before the Greater Grays Harbor Inc. and Alpha Media Grays Harbor mayoral candidates forum Tuesday. At right are Aberdeen Mayor Erik Larson and challenger, City Councilman Pete Schave. Not pictured are Ocean Shores Mayor Crystal Dingler and challenger, City Councilwoman Susan Conniry.

Port potash project public hearing Thursday at 10 a.m.

Story updated Oct. 23 A public hearing regarding global mining company BHP’s…

  • Oct 23rd, 2019 9:04am

Tom Quigg seeks election to Port Commission 2 position

The Port of Grays Harbor mission statement is, “To best utilize our…

  • Oct 18th, 2019 4:30pm

Westport mayoral candidates weigh in on city’s future

Golf course, city workers, marina ownership among topics discussed

  • Oct 18th, 2019 4:30pm
COURTESY FISH AND WILDLIFE
                                If marine toxin tests come back clean this week, a full slate of razor clam digs is set to kick off at north and south beaches Oct. 26.

Long Beach razor clam opener draws just shy of 19,000 diggers

Next round of digs start and north and south beaches Oct. 26, pending toxin test results

  • Oct 16th, 2019 4:30pm
COURTESY FISH AND WILDLIFE
                                If marine toxin tests come back clean this week, a full slate of razor clam digs is set to kick off at north and south beaches Oct. 26.

Hoquiam will roll tax funds earmarked for affordable housing in with county

The City of Hoquiam will roll sales and use tax money set…

  • Oct 15th, 2019 4:30pm