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County dinged with BBQ finding during state audit

June 30 paid afternoon off for county public works employees seen as “unallowable bonus/incentive”

 

Bob Kirkpatrick/Daily World Candidates for Washington State Senate and House participate in a 19th District Legislative Forum held Thursday at Aberdeen High School.

19th District candidate forum covers broad range of issues

Needs of rural areas dominated the conversation that included many of the region’s problems

  • Sep 24th, 2016

 

Obamacare remains an issue in race for Washington’s Insurance Commissioner

Insurance rates are going up, although not as fast as they were before the law went into effect.

  • Sep 24th, 2016

 

Logging accident claims life of Centralia man

A fatal accident near Fossil Creek claimed the life of a Centralia man Wednesday, Sept. 21.

  • Sep 24th, 2016

Coroner releases name of man who jumped into the Hoquiam River

A local man has been identified but his body is still missing.

  • Sep 24th, 2016

Police looking for driver who hit a pedestrian

The search is on for driver in fleeing vehicle

  • Sep 24th, 2016

East County man suspected of rape of a child arrested after standoff

Suspect surrendered after about five hours.

  • Sep 24th, 2016

Sheriff says County Clerk leaked arrest information

Pastor Adair Krack apparently knew arrest for molestation was coming

Courtesy city of Aberdeen Flooding on F Street in Aberdeen on Dec. 10, 2015 near the Wishkah River. Work to improve conditions in parts of Aberdeen and Hoqiuam is being planned.

Planned flood project would increase protection in Aberdeen, Hoquiam

North Shore Levee snd related infrastructure improvements would have positive economic benefits, too

Courtesy city of Aberdeen Flooding on F Street in Aberdeen on Dec. 10, 2015 near the Wishkah River. Work to improve conditions in parts of Aberdeen and Hoqiuam is being planned.

Westport seafood company fined for unsafe forklifts

Forklifts are among the most hazardous vehicles in the workplace.

  • Sep 24th, 2016

Lawsuit filed against county aims to keep drag racing

Elma Airport LLC is asking Superior Court to review a denied conditional use permit for drag racing.

Study: Men with anxiety are more likely to die of cancer

That findin emerges from the largest study ever to explore a link between anxiety and cancer.

  • Sep 21st, 2016
Terri Harber/Daily World Sharon Thompson shows some of the other items she has created with plastic bags.

Aberdeen woman uses plastic bags to create pieces of art, functional items

Sharon Thompson crochets many things using cut-up plastic grocery bags

Terri Harber/Daily World Sharon Thompson shows some of the other items she has created with plastic bags.

Three East County residents arrested in child sex predator sting

Multi-agency sting in Thurston County arrested 21 people

  • Sep 21st, 2016
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Clam digs set for October; local numbers decline

The first razor clam digs have been announced for the new season.

  • Sep 21st, 2016
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Dear Abby

Grandparents don’t approve of kids’ creative clothing

  • Sep 20th, 2016

Man thought missing in Spokane OK

Mother filed missing person report after no contact with him for about a week

Late Aberdeen man leaves almost $1 million to GHC

Kenneth Millen surprised the college with the extent of his gift

  • Sep 20th, 2016

Hoquiam pastor pleads not guilty to two counts of child molestation

Adair Krack was arrested on Sept. 14 on suspicion of first-degree child molestation and second-degree child molestation.

  • Sep 20th, 2016