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(Stephanie Morton | The Vidette)
                                The Hathaways added another little person to their family when they adopted Easton on Friday, Nov. 18. From left: Charles, 5, Herb Hathaway, Jaycee, 5, Tammy Hathaway and Easton, 2. Charles and Jaycee were also adopted from foster care by the Hathaways.

A forever home for the holidays

National Adoption Day celebrated at Grays Harbor County Superior Court

 

Ocean Shores City Council carves out 2017 budget

Projected general fund surplus reduced

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

 

North Shore Levee Project open house Dec. 6 at Rotary Log Pavilion

Location of preferred alignment, next steps to be discussed

 

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Look of Gateway Center building still being determined

Feedback from community to help architects create a design reflective of local values wanted again

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Leadership Grays Harbor session starts in January

Classes start Jan. 4

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
The Grays Harbor Council of Governments is in the process of applying for a $600,000 EPA brownfield assessment grant. Working with the cities of Aberdeen, Hoquiam and Cosmopolis, and the firm Stantec, money from the grant would be used to find locations that would most benefit from cleanup and revitalization of old manufacturing and industrial sites. One area of interest is the old Posey Plant area in East Hoquiam.

Council of Governments seeks EPA ‘brownfield’ grant

$600,000 to find, assess sites, plan cleanup and redevelopment in Grays Harbor County

The Grays Harbor Council of Governments is in the process of applying for a $600,000 EPA brownfield assessment grant. Working with the cities of Aberdeen, Hoquiam and Cosmopolis, and the firm Stantec, money from the grant would be used to find locations that would most benefit from cleanup and revitalization of old manufacturing and industrial sites. One area of interest is the old Posey Plant area in East Hoquiam.
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Friends helping “Sunshine” to a brighter future

Fundraising musical event Saturday

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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Willapa Chorale performs for the 47th time

Sunday at the Raymond Theatre

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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Up to two inches of snow in forecast for late Sunday, early Monday

Cold weather from Fraser River could bring some snow, freezing temperatures

Quinault Council members bound for Standing Rock

Rally Sunday morning at Hoquiam airport

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

Public record: Superior Court, Dec. 1

Criminal, civil and domestic cases filed recently with the Grays Harbor County Superior Court

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

Public record: District Court, Dec. 1

Recent cases filed at Grays Harbor County District Court.

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
With the assistance of Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office K-9 service dog Max and his handler, Deputy Tracy Gay, deputies and Elma Police were able to track down and arrest a man who fled from officers Wednesday morning. The suspect led officers on a chase down State Route 12, reaching speeds up to 85 mph before being arrested in a wooded area just inside the McCleary city limits.
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SR 12 high speed chase ends with K-9 pursuit, Longview man collared

Elma Police, deputies, ‘Max’ catch suspect in McCleary after Weds morning chase

With the assistance of Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office K-9 service dog Max and his handler, Deputy Tracy Gay, deputies and Elma Police were able to track down and arrest a man who fled from officers Wednesday morning. The suspect led officers on a chase down State Route 12, reaching speeds up to 85 mph before being arrested in a wooded area just inside the McCleary city limits.
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Dispatches for Dec. 2

Calls to emergency service agencies

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Smell of natural gas closes several blocks of downtown Hoquiam

Roads blocked off, businesses evacuated between J, K, 6th – 8th while crews searched for source

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Dispatches for Dec. 1

Calls to public safety agencies

Proposed rental property inspector job out of 2017 budget

Kathi Hoder resigns her city council seat because she is leaving Aberdeen to live in Hoquiam

(Terri Harber|The Daily World) The Crystal Steam Bath building at 107 S. F St., in downtown Aberdeen has been slated for demolition. The City Council chose a contractor to do the work during their meeting on Wednesday night. The lowest bidder was KD&S Environmental LLC in Montesano.

Contractor chosen to demolish decrepit Crystal Steambath building

According to the contract, the work is to be completed by Dec. 31.

(Terri Harber|The Daily World) The Crystal Steam Bath building at 107 S. F St., in downtown Aberdeen has been slated for demolition. The City Council chose a contractor to do the work during their meeting on Wednesday night. The lowest bidder was KD&S Environmental LLC in Montesano.

Two ‘active shooter’ drills scheduled at Elma schools starting Sunday

Police, fire, Sheriff taking part in exercise to practice cooperation between agencies

Cougar sighted on Ocean Shores Elementary School grounds

Fish & Wildlife responds, students kept inside while threat assessed