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Monte forester warns of vandalism

Cutting off vehicle access suggested after gates cut, signs destroyed, other problems found.

  • Jun 23rd, 2019

 

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                                Students walk onto Stewart Field in Aberdeen at the 2019 Grays Harbor College commencement ceremony Friday evening.

Grays Harbor College honors record number of graduates at 89th commencement ceremony

Nearly 200 Grays Harbor College students were at Stewart Field in Aberdeen…

 

(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group) Alex Lebbert, left, from Westport, plays guitar with Wil Russoul above the D&R Theatre Friday as part of Bloom Day.

Aberdeen turns pink for Bloom Day

Here are some of the sights from Friday’s Bloom Day event in…

  • Jun 21st, 2019

 

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                                Lindsey Baum and her brother, Josh, speak with then McCleary Police officer John Graham at the Shop with a Cop event in December 2008. A little more than 6 months later she disappeared blocks from her home in McCleary.

10 years later, still no arrest in the abduction, murder of Lindsey Baum

It was hot in McCleary June 26, 2009. Lindsey Baum, just weeks…

COURTESY LANE YOUMANS
                                Lindsey Baum and her brother, Josh, speak with then McCleary Police officer John Graham at the Shop with a Cop event in December 2008. A little more than 6 months later she disappeared blocks from her home in McCleary.

Investigators: Altercation over heroin led to Junction City murder

Brayton Jay Pascoe, 25, of Aberdeen, is being held in the Grays…

COURTESY MICHELLE AMES
                                A plaque was installed Wednesday at the Lindsey Baum memorial garden in McCleary. The garden will be dedicated at 7 p.m. June 26, the 10-year mark of her disappearance.

Memorial garden for Lindsey Baum to be dedicated in McCleary June 26

The Lindsey Baum memorial garden at Beerbower Park in McCleary will be…

COURTESY MICHELLE AMES
                                A plaque was installed Wednesday at the Lindsey Baum memorial garden in McCleary. The garden will be dedicated at 7 p.m. June 26, the 10-year mark of her disappearance.

County funds homeless rent aid and low-barrier shelter study

The Grays Harbor County Board of Commissioners has approved two agreements for…

(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group) Grays Harbor College’s 13 top scholars stand for a photo with President Jim Minkler, sixth from left. They are, from left to right: Michael Urbaniak, Lucius Veiga, Nolan Palmer, Joshua Latimer, Raven A. Stoney, Minkler, Kamryn Adkins, Dakota Ross, Adrian Greenway, Sierra Templeton, Zoe Templeton, Cain McCulloug, Kaiden Coty, and Emma Nitahara (not pictured).

Grays Harbor College’s Top 13 Scholars for 2019

Graduation ceremony is Friday evening

  • Jun 20th, 2019
(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group) Grays Harbor College’s 13 top scholars stand for a photo with President Jim Minkler, sixth from left. They are, from left to right: Michael Urbaniak, Lucius Veiga, Nolan Palmer, Joshua Latimer, Raven A. Stoney, Minkler, Kamryn Adkins, Dakota Ross, Adrian Greenway, Sierra Templeton, Zoe Templeton, Cain McCulloug, Kaiden Coty, and Emma Nitahara (not pictured).

GHC’s new programs see first graduating class

With a total of 433 diplomas set to be awarded at Friday’s…

  • Jun 19th, 2019
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                                Kim Roberts stands on the grounds of the Westport Winery. Behind her is the building that will hold the craft distillery she and her family are hoping to have up and running this fall.

Pirates and scalawags welcome: Westport Winery working to add craft distillery

Ocean’s Daughter Distillery and Mermaid Room tasting lounge set to open in the fall

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Kim Roberts stands on the grounds of the Westport Winery. Behind her is the building that will hold the craft distillery she and her family are hoping to have up and running this fall.

Two days added to La Push, Neah Bay rec halibut season

Recreational halibut anglers looking to stretch a few extra days out of…

  • Jun 18th, 2019

Grays Harbor Historical Seaport to host open house Wednesday

The public is invited to an open house Wednesday at the Grays…

  • Jun 19th, 2019

Computer issues force hospital to use paper documentation

Grays Harbor Community Hospital and Harbor Medical Group have been experiencing issues…

‘Stranger Things’ Whopper is literally just the burger served upside down

Burger King has partnered with Netflix to offer a limited-time sandwich at select locations.

  • Jun 18th, 2019

Washington lags the country in preschool, and child poverty is growing, new study says

By Katherine Long The Seattle Times Less than half of Washington’s 3-…

  • Jun 17th, 2019
(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group) A crane prepares to place one of the train cars that derailed Saturday in Aberdeen back onto the tracks.

Aberdeen train derailment still under investigation

Three empty train cars that had been used to carry canola oil…

(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group) A crane prepares to place one of the train cars that derailed Saturday in Aberdeen back onto the tracks.

Aberdeen man arrested for Junction City murder

A 25-year-old Aberdeen man has been arrested on charges that include second-degree…

  • Jun 17th, 2019
(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group) Three train cars derailed Saturday in Aberdeen near South Alder Street, with one car perpendicular to the tracks.

Train derails Saturday in Aberdeen

Several tanker train cars derailed Saturday in Aberdeen near the end of…

(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group) Three train cars derailed Saturday in Aberdeen near South Alder Street, with one car perpendicular to the tracks.

New turn lane coming to US 12/Chehalis Street in Aberdeen

State Department of Transportation maintenance crews will soon restripe a segment of…

  • Jun 14th, 2019
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                                State Department of Transportation Multimodal Development Manager Theresa Turpin talks to attendees of a June 12 open house about the preferred option for the replacement of the Heron Street Bridge in Aberdeen.

Pre-design work on Heron St. Bridge pushed back at least 5 years

Pre-design work on a replacement for the Heron Street Bridge in Aberdeen…

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                State Department of Transportation Multimodal Development Manager Theresa Turpin talks to attendees of a June 12 open house about the preferred option for the replacement of the Heron Street Bridge in Aberdeen.