Dan Hammock

Dan posted 351 stories to The Daily World.
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Westport woman using her experience to try to ‘put some teeth’ in laws regarding uninsured motorists

Deborah Carter-Bowhay slowly mending after July 2 head-on collision near Westport

  • Feb 23rd, 2018 11:00pm
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                                Jeffrey L. Butterfield Sr. is flanked by Grays Harbor County Prosecutor Katie Svoboda and his attorney David Mistachkin during his sentencing Friday morning. Superior Court Judge Mark McCauley handed down an exceptional sentence for Butterfield’s decade of abusing and raping his twin daughters, Amber and Alicia.

Butterfield gets more than 126 years for a decade of rape and incest

Maintains his innocence to the end

  • Feb 23rd, 2018 11:00pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Jeffrey L. Butterfield Sr. is flanked by Grays Harbor County Prosecutor Katie Svoboda and his attorney David Mistachkin during his sentencing Friday morning. Superior Court Judge Mark McCauley handed down an exceptional sentence for Butterfield’s decade of abusing and raping his twin daughters, Amber and Alicia.
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Kirsten Alice O’Hara speaks before her sentencing Friday for the murder of her neighbor, 95-year-old WWII veteran Robert Harmon of Hoquiam last July. Superior Court Judge David Edwards sentenced her to the maximum allowed by law, more than 28 years in prison.

Hoquiam woman gets maximum penalty for murder of WWII vet neighbor

Judge Edwards: ‘If I could sentence you to life I would.’

  • Feb 23rd, 2018 11:00pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Kirsten Alice O’Hara speaks before her sentencing Friday for the murder of her neighbor, 95-year-old WWII veteran Robert Harmon of Hoquiam last July. Superior Court Judge David Edwards sentenced her to the maximum allowed by law, more than 28 years in prison.
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Pacific County Drainage District #1 boar chairman David Cottrell (right) speaks with property owners along the north Willapa Harbor shoreline after a meeting discussing the timeline of shoreline protection efforts to fight erosion over the next year.

Homeowners have hope for North Willapa Bay property

Property owners, cranberry growers, tribe, state and local agencies team together to fight erosion

  • Feb 20th, 2018 7:00pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Pacific County Drainage District #1 boar chairman David Cottrell (right) speaks with property owners along the north Willapa Harbor shoreline after a meeting discussing the timeline of shoreline protection efforts to fight erosion over the next year.
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Beyond Survival executive director Maddie Graves-Wilson sits in the building behind the existing headquarters at 120 W. Wishkah, recently purchased by the group to provide more space for care of women, children and men who have been victimized by sexual abuse.

Beyond Survival obtains new Aberdeen property

Director: An ‘inviting place’ to deal with the trauma of sexual abuse

  • Feb 19th, 2018 7:00pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Beyond Survival executive director Maddie Graves-Wilson sits in the building behind the existing headquarters at 120 W. Wishkah, recently purchased by the group to provide more space for care of women, children and men who have been victimized by sexual abuse.

Hoquiam mayor threatens veto if council moves to lower fees for condo developer

Council approves drafting the resolution 6-4, could be considered at next meeting

  • Feb 14th, 2018 7:00pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Construction crews are working to remove the facade from the old Grays Harbor Beauty College building at 204 E. Wishkah St. The facade had deteriorated and pieces of it had been falling to the sidewalk below.

Crumbling facade being removed from old beauty college building

Falling pieces were a hazard for pedestrians

  • Feb 9th, 2018 11:00pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Construction crews are working to remove the facade from the old Grays Harbor Beauty College building at 204 E. Wishkah St. The facade had deteriorated and pieces of it had been falling to the sidewalk below.

New Aberdeen Main Street director enthused about area’s prospects

Work under way on designation application due in October

  • Feb 9th, 2018 11:00pm

Man rescued Tuesday after 24 hours trapped in a sinkhole near Brady

Stuck in 20-foot hole overnight

  • Feb 7th, 2018 7:00pm
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                                Deidra’s Deli owner Deidra Williamson stands in front of one of the many Marilyn Monroe posters in her diner with employee and daughter-in-law Stephanie Grove. The deli reopened in mid-January after being closed for three months while Williamson cared for her ailing mother.

Deidra’s Deli back in business

Reopened Jan. 15 after three months closed

  • Feb 6th, 2018 5:53pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Deidra’s Deli owner Deidra Williamson stands in front of one of the many Marilyn Monroe posters in her diner with employee and daughter-in-law Stephanie Grove. The deli reopened in mid-January after being closed for three months while Williamson cared for her ailing mother.
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                The old Gasperetti’s Distributing office at 405 W. Heron St. is getting an updated interior and new tenant.

Stockbroker Ed Klein opens new business in Aberdeen’s old Gasperetti building

Edward Jones financial services to move in within the week

  • Feb 6th, 2018 1:30am
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                The old Gasperetti’s Distributing office at 405 W. Heron St. is getting an updated interior and new tenant.

Superhero theme for 10th annual GHC Foundation Mystery Getaway

Money raised goes toward World Class Scholars

  • Jan 31st, 2018 7:00pm
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                                Aberdeen Revitalization Movement President Gary Jones, left, and Wil Russoul, recently hired by the movement to serve as Main Street executive director, stand in Russoul’s new office.

ARM Main Street director already on the job

Russoul has big plans for downtown Aberdeen

  • Jan 30th, 2018 7:00pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Aberdeen Revitalization Movement President Gary Jones, left, and Wil Russoul, recently hired by the movement to serve as Main Street executive director, stand in Russoul’s new office.
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                                Luceman and Logan served as auctioneers at the 2018 United Way Black and White Gala fundraiser. The two are morning radio hosts on KIX 95.3 fm.

$114,000 raised at Saturday United Way fundraiser

19th annual Black and White Gala held at Quinault Beach Resort and Casino

  • Jan 29th, 2018 7:00pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Luceman and Logan served as auctioneers at the 2018 United Way Black and White Gala fundraiser. The two are morning radio hosts on KIX 95.3 fm.
DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE IMAGE
                                This map shows the location of the 1,750-acre parcel the Department of Fish and Wildlife is considering purchasing to allow public access to elk and waterfowl hunting and other outdoor activities.

DFW looks to purchase thousands of acres in Grayland, Willapa Bay

Would open thousands of acres to public access for clams, fish, elk

  • Jan 26th, 2018 11:00pm
DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE IMAGE
                                This map shows the location of the 1,750-acre parcel the Department of Fish and Wildlife is considering purchasing to allow public access to elk and waterfowl hunting and other outdoor activities.
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Huge waves pummeled the shoreline in front of the Westport by the Sea condominiums Jan. 18. The work the homeowner’s association has done to protect the eroding shoreline seems to have paid off, with only minimal erosion caused by the storm.

Westport sea wall holds up to Jan. 18 waves

To the south, North Cove revetment efforts appeared to pay off

  • Jan 23rd, 2018 7:00pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Huge waves pummeled the shoreline in front of the Westport by the Sea condominiums Jan. 18. The work the homeowner’s association has done to protect the eroding shoreline seems to have paid off, with only minimal erosion caused by the storm.
Wil Russoul

Wil Russoul hired as Aberdeen Main Street executive director

Main Street proponents: designation would boost business and improve the quality of dowtown

  • Jan 23rd, 2018 7:00pm
Wil Russoul

Aberdeen woman charged with theft from credit union

Court documents: stole thousands while employed at hospital credit union

  • Jan 23rd, 2018 7:00pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Twin sisters Amber, left, and Alicia are sharing their story about the decade-long period of physical, psychological and sexual abuse suffered at the hands of their own father, Jeffrey L. Butterfield Sr. He was convicted on eight counts including rape of a child and incest in late December.

Twins who suffered a decade of abuse at the hands of their own father come forward

Hope to encourage others to open up about sexual abuse, stand up to predators

  • Jan 22nd, 2018 7:00pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Twin sisters Amber, left, and Alicia are sharing their story about the decade-long period of physical, psychological and sexual abuse suffered at the hands of their own father, Jeffrey L. Butterfield Sr. He was convicted on eight counts including rape of a child and incest in late December.

High seas cause flooding in Westport on Thursday

Waves cresting jetty flooded Westhaven Drive

  • Jan 19th, 2018 11:00pm