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Magnitude 3.4 earthquake recorded east of Copalis Beach

A magnitude 3.4 earthquake centered 4 miles east of Copalis Beach was recorded by the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network at 4:11 a.m. Tuesday.

June 6 added to Westport recreational halibut season

Westport’s 2019 recreational halibut fishing season has gained an extra day. The…

  • May 22nd, 2019

DNR chief expects ‘challenging’ fire season

Wildfire season is coming, and the state Department of Natural Resources is readying for a long summer.

  • May 22nd, 2019

Governor declares drought for nearly half of Washington

Gov. Jay Inslee declared drought Monday for nearly half of Washington watersheds.

  • May 22nd, 2019

Inslee urged to veto funds to study demolition of Lower Snake River dams

Gov. Jay Inslee is being urged to veto spending $750,000 for a state study on breaching the four lower Snake River hydropower dams.

  • May 22nd, 2019

Nisqually director to speak at Audubon meeting

Grays Harbor Audubon meeting set

  • May 22nd, 2019

NTSB rules human error, safety oversights caused 2017 Amtrak derailment on I-5

“The engineer was set up to fail,” said NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt.

  • May 22nd, 2019

State to pay $1.7M to settle claim that social workers ignored abuse

She first met him at a corner store 30 years ago, when she was 13 and wandering the streets of Tacoma’s then-notorious Hilltop.

  • May 22nd, 2019

Volunteer Day held at Tenino vet’s home

Homes for our Troops, a national nonprofit that builds and donates adapted homes to wounded veterans, hosted a volunteer event on Jereme Sawyer’s property.

  • May 22nd, 2019
Fourth-grade students play a trivia game during Grandparents Day at Central Park Elementary.

Central Park’s Grandparents Day draws big crowd

It’s a hectic atmosphere at Central Park Elementary’s Grandparents Day, but most…

Fourth-grade students play a trivia game during Grandparents Day at Central Park Elementary.

Citizen of the Year nominations sought

It’s again time to choose a Daily World Citizen of the Year,…

  • May 21st, 2019
Dave Pimentel

Undersheriff Pimentel retires after 37 years with the county

With little fanfare, Grays Harbor County Undersheriff Dave Pimentel retired Friday after…

Dave Pimentel

Washington state braces for eco-friendly ‘human composting’

SEATTLE — As Washington prepares to become the first state to legalize…

  • May 21st, 2019

Correction

The director of Grays Harbor County Public Health and Social Services is…

  • May 21st, 2019

Could turning methane into CO2 fight climate change?

Usually, choosing between the lesser of two evils is a dismal decision. But sometimes, it’s an opportunity.

  • May 21st, 2019

Candidate filing ends with 20 offices still open

There are 20 offices that drew no candidates last week during the…

School employee health care plans become clearer — and in August, the costs will be set

By Janelle Retka Yakima Herald-Republic By early August, school employees will be…

  • May 20th, 2019

Researchers seek answers to gray whale deaths after dozens are stranded this year

By Lynda V. Mapes The Seattle Times Gray whales are dying at…

  • May 20th, 2019

Harbor homeless report: Many issues, limited funding

At any given time there are as many as 3,000 residents of…

Cuts at Monte district seem less daunting after Legislature closes

Budget still being determined for next school year.

  • May 18th, 2019