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Ex-Aberdeen Police Chief Bob Torgerson poses with some of the gifts he received during a retirement reception, including a steer’s skull signed by everyone in his department.

Ex-APD Chief Bob Torgerson dies

Ex-APD Chief Bob Torgerson dies

  • Apr 20th, 2019

 

Pe Ell School District considers four-day week, holds special meeting without proper notice

By Katie Hayes The Chronicle The Pe Ell School District is currently…

  • Apr 19th, 2019

 

Paint, new railing work on bridge will slow SR 107 traffic

Speed limits are about to drop temporarily on State Route 107 near…

  • Apr 19th, 2019

 

Aberdeen Beautification Day set for April 27

The public can help “beautify” Aberdeen next Saturday, April 27, as part…

  • Apr 20th, 2019
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Jaimie Green has worked at the Grays Harbor Communications Center for nearly 18 years, starting when she was just 18 years old.

Answering the call

Grays Harbor 911 needs dispatchers

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Jaimie Green has worked at the Grays Harbor Communications Center for nearly 18 years, starting when she was just 18 years old.
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Connie Allen talks about Wash Away No More’s “Shape the Shore” project. Local artist John Jones used a steel plasma cutter to create two statues to be placed at the end of Old State Route 105. The statues include a hole for photographers to aim through to help track the movement of the dynamic revetment protecting the North Cove shoreline.

Dynamic revetment revealed as top choice for North Cove shoreline preservation

Dynamic revetment — the placement of cobble rock along coastal shorelines to…

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Connie Allen talks about Wash Away No More’s “Shape the Shore” project. Local artist John Jones used a steel plasma cutter to create two statues to be placed at the end of Old State Route 105. The statues include a hole for photographers to aim through to help track the movement of the dynamic revetment protecting the North Cove shoreline.

Tall Cop public events set to inform Harborites on youth drug trends

A national expert on recognizing signs of the drug culture will share…

  • Apr 19th, 2019
(Courtesy April Heikkila | Grays Harbor News Group) Sarah Oleachea, a member of the Harbor Strong coalition and an Aberdeen High School student parent, presents Aberdeen Police Chief Steve Shumate a certificate of appreciation for efforts to reduce unused prescription medications in Aberdeen.

Harbor Strong looks to curtail Aberdeen drug and alcohol use

A relatively new coalition of interests in Aberdeen that aims to reduce…

(Courtesy April Heikkila | Grays Harbor News Group) Sarah Oleachea, a member of the Harbor Strong coalition and an Aberdeen High School student parent, presents Aberdeen Police Chief Steve Shumate a certificate of appreciation for efforts to reduce unused prescription medications in Aberdeen.

Chehalis Tribe member sentenced for sexual contact

A 31-year-old member of the Chehalis Tribe was sentenced Friday in U.S.…

  • Apr 19th, 2019

Driver flown to Harborview hospital after crash while fleeing police

A Hoquiam man was pulled over Thursday for expired vehicle tags. Warrants had been issued for his arrest.

  • Apr 19th, 2019

Hoquiam schools announce plan to reduce staff

Hoquiam School District staff will be reduced by 19 positions – 8…

Drainage work to close Bowerman Airport for two months this summer

Bowerman Airport will be closed for two months for an extensive drainage…

  • Apr 19th, 2019

High speed chase ends in crash on SR12 Wednesday afternoon

A 31-year-old Hoquiam man who attempted to flee from a traffic stop…

  • Apr 18th, 2019

People busted for small-time pot possession get a break from state Legislature

OLYMPIA — About 69,000 convictions for misdemeanor possession of marijuana in Washington…

  • Apr 17th, 2019

AHS plant sale just in time for Mothers Day

The Aberdeen High School FFA Annual Mothers Day plant sale is scheduled…

  • Apr 17th, 2019

Suspect in Montesano standoff dies from wounds

A Montesano man is dead after a violent standoff with police Tuesday.…

  • Apr 17th, 2019
(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group) Student parent Veronica De Alba Cruz speaks at the Aberdeen School Board meeting Tuesday.

School board approves staff reductions in Aberdeen

The school board meeting in the Community Room at Aberdeen High School…

(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group) Student parent Veronica De Alba Cruz speaks at the Aberdeen School Board meeting Tuesday.

Officer-involved shooting in Montesano

Story updated April 17 at 10 a.m. A man was shot by…

Local WGU grads

SALT LAKE CITY — Eighteen local residents have earned degrees from Western…

  • Apr 17th, 2019

Chehalis River will not open to fishing for spring Chinook salmon

The Chehalis River will not be open to fishing for spring Chinook…

  • Apr 16th, 2019