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Fan Fest granted city funding after vote reversed

Council backs Aug. 17-19 event with $10,000 in available LTAC funds

GHC graduation at Stewart Field this year

Grays Harbor College says that in order to accommodate more graduates and…

  • Jun 1st, 2018

Hoquiam man dead in single car crash early Thursday morning

Victim of Hoquiam accident identified as Jody Lapinski, 45

  • Jun 1st, 2018

Hospital has already paid $1 million to consulting firm

Grays Harbor Community Hospital has paid Navigant Consulting nearly $1 million in…

LOUIS KRAUSS | THE DAILY WORLD Cancer survivors begin walking the first lap at the Relay for Life event at Hoquiam High School on Friday.

More teams, smaller crowd turns out for Relay for Life walk this weekend

Hundreds of people came out to the 32nd annual Relay for Life…

LOUIS KRAUSS | THE DAILY WORLD Cancer survivors begin walking the first lap at the Relay for Life event at Hoquiam High School on Friday.

Port of Grays Harbbor announces public tour dates

Come get a behind-the-fences look at the Port

  • Jun 1st, 2018

Premera Blue Cross will again be Grays Harbor County’s only individual health insurance provider

Premera will also cover Pacific County as second plan pulls out of market for 2019

  • Jun 1st, 2018

Suspect surrenders in Cosi hit-and-run

The suspect wanted in a hit-and-run collision in Cosmopolis late Wednesday turned…

Wrongful death suit against Summit Pacific

Woman was sent home from medical center, collapsed and died a few hours later

PHOTO COURTESY COSMOPOLIS POLICE DEPARTMENT
                                This SUV suffered significant damage during a hit and run crash while parked on D Street in Cosmopolis Wednesday night. Police are seeking leads on the black 2006 Kia Optima WA license BHR8988 believed to have been the culprit.

Cosi police searching for black Kia involved in hit-and-run

Offending driver ‘may have left’ some identifying information at the scene

  • May 31st, 2018
PHOTO COURTESY COSMOPOLIS POLICE DEPARTMENT
                                This SUV suffered significant damage during a hit and run crash while parked on D Street in Cosmopolis Wednesday night. Police are seeking leads on the black 2006 Kia Optima WA license BHR8988 believed to have been the culprit.
LOUIS KRAUSS | THE DAILY WORLD JR Lakey, right, director of The Garage: Music & Arts Center, gives advice to guitar student Chris Rondon at a jam session two weeks ago.

“The Garage” brings communal music space to Riverside mall

For 16-year-old Chris Rondon, performing in the bi-weekly jam session at The…

LOUIS KRAUSS | THE DAILY WORLD JR Lakey, right, director of The Garage: Music & Arts Center, gives advice to guitar student Chris Rondon at a jam session two weeks ago.

Hoquiam man gets 10 years after being convicted of child rape

Jury sided with prosecution; defendant has maintained his innocence throughout

ABC cancels ‘Roseanne’ following star’s racist comments

By Nardine Saad Los Angeles Times ABC has canceled its successful “Roseanne”…

  • May 29th, 2018

Body of commercial crabber found inside his boat’s sunken hull in Willapa Bay

Body of Kevin Soule recovered, Kelli J refloated and transported to Nahcotta marina

  • May 29th, 2018
HOQUIAM POLICE DEPARTMENT
                                Hoquiam Police are seeking this man, who was caught on video robbing the SmokeTown convenience store on Simpson Avenue Friday evening. Armed with a large black knife, the man was able to evade capture even after being confronted by an armed citizen as he attempted to pry open the store’s cash drawer with the knife.

Hoquiam Police seek leads on identity of attempted armed robbery suspect

Suspect used a large knife to try to steal cash from the SmokeTown convenience store Friday evening

  • May 29th, 2018
HOQUIAM POLICE DEPARTMENT
                                Hoquiam Police are seeking this man, who was caught on video robbing the SmokeTown convenience store on Simpson Avenue Friday evening. Armed with a large black knife, the man was able to evade capture even after being confronted by an armed citizen as he attempted to pry open the store’s cash drawer with the knife.
PHOTO COURTESY HOQUIAM POLICE DEPARTMENT
                                Hoquiam Police officers investigating a nuisance property on Pacific Avenue recovered this stolen trailer May 19. While it looks presentable here, the inside was trashed and contained evidence of drug use. The resident of the trailer, who was stealing power from a neighbor, was arrested.

Investigation into nuisance property leads Hoquiam officers to stolen trailer, evidence of drug use

Was taken from Westport in early January; resident arrested for theft

  • May 29th, 2018
PHOTO COURTESY HOQUIAM POLICE DEPARTMENT
                                Hoquiam Police officers investigating a nuisance property on Pacific Avenue recovered this stolen trailer May 19. While it looks presentable here, the inside was trashed and contained evidence of drug use. The resident of the trailer, who was stealing power from a neighbor, was arrested.

Police, troopers secure apparently suicidal man on Chehalis River Bridge

Man was safely detained, taken to the hospital for a mental health evaluation

  • May 29th, 2018
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Officers from several agencies take a break and cool their engines in between courses at a tactical driving course held at the old Bay City sorting yard in South Aberdeen May 24. From left are Elma Police chief Susan Schultz, an unidentified Police Explorer, instructor and Hoquiam officer David Peterson, and Ocean Shores Police Sgt. David McManus.

Pressure’s on at emergency vehicle training course in South Aberdeen

Course includes high and low speed maneuvers, spike strip deployment

DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Officers from several agencies take a break and cool their engines in between courses at a tactical driving course held at the old Bay City sorting yard in South Aberdeen May 24. From left are Elma Police chief Susan Schultz, an unidentified Police Explorer, instructor and Hoquiam officer David Peterson, and Ocean Shores Police Sgt. David McManus.

Homeless man arrested after fleeing traffic stop in Ocean Shores

A homeless man was arrested in Ocean Shores Friday after police say…

  • May 29th, 2018

Boy rescued after rip tide pulls him into ocean

An 11-year-old boy was rescued from the surf by the Ocean Shores…

  • May 29th, 2018