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                                The Aberdeen, Hoquiam and Cosmopolis police departments are offering a free Citizens Academy to west county residents interested in learning more about the inner workings of the criminal justice system in Grays Harbor County. Here Aberdeen Police Chief Steve Shumate speaks to attendees at last years academy.

West County Citizens Academy starts Jan. 7

The Aberdeen, Hoquiam, and Cosmopolis police departments are offering the second annual…

  • Nov 18th, 2019

 

DFW director to take questions at Nov. 21 online broadcast

State Fish and Wildlife Director Kelly Susewind will take questions from the…

  • Nov 18th, 2019

 

Watchdog report on state prison system cites Stafford Creek

By Chad Sokol The Spokesman-Review A man incarcerated at the Airway Heights…

  • Nov 18th, 2019

 

Reward offered in Waugh’s burglary

About $10,000 worth of clothing was stolen by a man caught on…

Draft plan unveiled to restore Chehalis River basin habitat

A team, including technical experts from the state departments of Fish &…

  • Nov 18th, 2019

Car tab fee initiative passing will hit hardest in Seattle

I-976 expected to hit Harborites when officials ask state for funds.

  • Nov 18th, 2019

Trump pardons soldier convicted in Afghanistan killings

Bloomberg News WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump on Friday granted clemency…

  • Nov 18th, 2019
Sawyer Drake tries to contain her excitement about getting a new cousin Friday during the National Adoption Day ceremony in Judge Stephen Brown’s courtroom at Grays Harbor County Superior Court in Montesano. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

County celebrates newly expanded families

National Adoption Day event held at Grays Harbor County Superior Court.

  • Nov 15th, 2019
Sawyer Drake tries to contain her excitement about getting a new cousin Friday during the National Adoption Day ceremony in Judge Stephen Brown’s courtroom at Grays Harbor County Superior Court in Montesano. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

Thurston County plans estimated $19 million jail expansion

By Sara Gentzler The Olympian Thurston County commissioners unanimously agreed Wednesday to…

  • Nov 15th, 2019

WDFW postpones Willapa Bay salmon advisory meeting

A regularly scheduled meeting regarding the management of salmon stocks and fisheries…

  • Nov 17th, 2019

Washington state implements Gender “X” option on driver’s licenses

By Devin Perez Columbia Basin Herald Following months of feedback from citizens…

  • Nov 15th, 2019

Under new Trump administration rule, hospitals will have to share information on pricing

By Julie Appleby Kaiser Health News Hospitals will soon have to share…

  • Nov 17th, 2019

NOAA argues to allow Makah Tribe to hunt gray whales off Washington again

By Hal Bernton and Evan Bush The Seattle Times More than two…

  • Nov 15th, 2019

Herrera Beutler’s spokeswoman declines to comment on impeachment hearings

By Calley Hair The Columbian A spokeswoman for U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera…

  • Nov 15th, 2019

Funding for Cosi muni building has razor-thin lead

The spending measure that would authorize Cosmopolis to sell bonds to pay…

  • Nov 15th, 2019

Outcome of OS Mayoral race will wait until Nov. 26 or later

By Scott D. Johnston For The Grays Harbor News Group The Ocean…

  • Nov 15th, 2019

Women’s group donates $16K to ‘ninja charity’

By Kat Bryant Grays Harbor News Group The inaugural event for 100+…

  • Nov 17th, 2019

Paul Pekola celebrates 100th birthday

Celebration at Channel Point

  • Nov 15th, 2019
(Dee Anne Shaw photo) Members of the Aberdeen girls swim team perch on an Aberdeen fire truck to get a bird’s eye view of the sendoff rally for them Thursday morning as they head to the state tournament this weekend.

Aberdeen swim team gets a sendoff to state

The Aberdeen High student body, with help from the Aberdeen Fire Department,…

  • Nov 15th, 2019
(Dee Anne Shaw photo) Members of the Aberdeen girls swim team perch on an Aberdeen fire truck to get a bird’s eye view of the sendoff rally for them Thursday morning as they head to the state tournament this weekend.

Aberdeen Council unanimously approves utility rate hikes

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