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Consumer spending rises for fourth straight month as incomes post strong gains

The Commerce Department reported Monday that personal consumption expenditures were up 0.3 percent last month, a solid figurethat was in line with economists’ expectations.

  • Aug 30th, 2016

 

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Plight of Quinault and other area tribes described by members

Quinault president Fawn Sharp: “This is not a quiet crisis of unmet funding needs — it is a humanitarian crisis.”

 

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Failure to launch

Alleged DUI nearly plunges car from boat launch.

 

Charges filed after 4-year-old tossed from bridge to river

Video of the Aug. 24 incident was posted to Facebook showing the boy being tossed end over end from the train trestle to the waterbelow.

  • Aug 30th, 2016

State resumes sale of fishing and hunting licenses

WDFW resumed the sale of fishing and hunting licenses and the state Discover Pass Saturday through about 600 dealers across the state.

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Macklemore, Lewis thrill Hoquiam throng

Rapper Macklemore and Ryan Lewis had loyal fans lined up for hours waiting to catch their act at the 7th Street Theater in Hoquiam on Monday.

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Purcell will run against Walsh for 19th Dist. seat in November

Democrat Purcell retained a razor-thin lead over incumbent Rep. JD Rossetti

Grays Harbor Restaurant Inspections: July 1 to July 31

High Tyde Cafe: 25 red, American Sunset RV Resort: 10 red, Frontager’s Pizza Company: 5 red

  • Aug 29th, 2016
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Rapper Macklemore coming to the 7th St. Theatre Monday.

Nationally renowned rapper Macklemore will perform to a sold out crowd at Hoquiam’s 7th Street Theater Monday night.

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New oil reporting rule expected to improve safety

The rule is intended to improve the safety of communities along railroad tracks and pipelines being used to move crude oil through the state.

  • Aug 29th, 2016
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Hoquiam High School program helps freshmen fit in

Hoquiam High School kicked off its initial GrizzlyFusion mentoring program this week with one day of training Thursday and another of games and activities on Friday.

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Homeless people address city council about their condition

A couple of homeless individuals told Aberdeen City Council Wednesday that perception is not necessarily reality.

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State announces free fishing for the next few days while license sales are suspended

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has temporarily suspended the sale of fishing and hunting licenses.

  • Aug 27th, 2016

New state rule will help first responders prepare for crude oil shipments

Washingtonians were made a little safer Wednesday when the state adopted a rule requiring facilities that receive crude oil by rail to notify the Washington Department of Ecology in advance.

  • Aug 27th, 2016

Christine Flowers: Disgusted by anti-Catholic rhetoric of campaign

I won’t allow slurs against my faith to be justified by irrelevant and off-point debates about illegal immigration.

  • Aug 27th, 2016

Mike Hashimoto: It’s tough to be a Republican these days

Donald Trump, whose entire primary campaign seemed built on touting his poll standing and saying whatever poppedinto his head, hasn’t led Clinton in a single national poll for more than a month.

  • Aug 27th, 2016

Child Find screening service offered

Hoquiam Special Services will offer Child Find screenings Tuesday through Friday, Sept. 6-9, at Lincoln Elementary School to determine if a young child may need special education services.

  • Aug 25th, 2016
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WDFW boat launch near Montesano to close for renovations

The public boat launch on the Chehalis River near Montesano is scheduled to close Sept. 6-16 to replace the existing boat ramps and begin renovating the facility owned by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW).

  • Aug 25th, 2016
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Warm weather in region to get warmer — again

The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for Thursday through Friday.

Cancer now kills more people than heart disease in 22 states

Cancer has surpassed heart disease as the leading cause of death in Washington and 21 other states.

  • Aug 25th, 2016