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Homeless man turns in $17,000 cash he found outside local food bank

By Allison Needles Puyallup Herald A surprise was waiting for Kevin Booth…

  • Dec 4th, 2018

In Vancouver, no camping citations aimed at the homeless

By Patty Hastings The Columbian When Vancouver’s camping ordinances were approved more…

  • Dec 4th, 2018

Left behind by the Camp Fire: Up to 8 million tons of debris

The first job was to contain the California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire. The second is to deal with what it left behind.

  • Dec 4th, 2018

Michael Cohen should get ‘long prison term,’ Trump says

Trump also suggested his former employee’s wife and father-in-law also committed crimes.

  • Dec 4th, 2018

Noise vexing 520 floating bridge neighbors

The Seattle Times Washington state possesses four of the world’s five longest…

  • Dec 4th, 2018
Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group
                                An excavator from Rognlins Inc. takes down the Pourhouse building in Aberdeen.

Pourhouse leveled to make room for Gateway Center

The Pourhouse Tavern, one of Aberdeen’s oldest buildings, was torn down Monday…

Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group
                                An excavator from Rognlins Inc. takes down the Pourhouse building in Aberdeen.

Senior aides push back on Trump’s claim that China agreed to cut auto tariffs

The unusual dispute was the latest to suggest that Trump’s handshake agreement on trade with Chinese President Xi Jinping remains open to interpretation.

  • Dec 4th, 2018

Under new ownership, Brunch 101 to have expanded menu, hours when it reopens in early 2019

Brunch 101, the Hoquiam restaurant that created a sensation for a couple…

Washington prepares for the solemnity and pomp of a state funeral for George H.W. Bush

Washington is caught up in elaborate preparations for the state funeral this week of George H.W. Bush, the nation’s 41st president, who died Friday at 94.

  • Dec 4th, 2018

Lake Quinault community reception postponed

Representatives from the Olympic National Park were scheduled to meet with members…

  • Dec 3rd, 2018
(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group)
                                The City of Aberdeen is considering an ordinance that would more heavily enforce abandoned shopping carts as a public nuisance.

Aberdeen looks to crack down on abandoned shopping carts with ordinance

A new ordinance in Aberdeen would single out abandoned shopping carts as…

(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group)
                                The City of Aberdeen is considering an ordinance that would more heavily enforce abandoned shopping carts as a public nuisance.

‘Extinction is not an option’: Quinault worry for salmon beset by sea lions, climate change and dams

By Alex Brown The Chronicle There’s a November chill in the air…

  • Dec 2nd, 2018

DNR requests millions for salmon recovery in state, Lewis County

By Alex Brown The Chronicle With salmon runs waning throughout Washington State,…

  • Dec 2nd, 2018
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Hoquiam’s holiday ensemble, with members of the high and middle school bands, performs a selection of holiday favorites under the marquee at the 7th Street Theatre as part of the annual Hoquiam Business Association Ho Ho Hoquiam celebration Saturday.

Ho Ho Hoquiam features music, cocoa, Santa and more

Scenes from Saturday’s Ho Ho Hoquiam celebration.

  • Dec 1st, 2018
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Hoquiam’s holiday ensemble, with members of the high and middle school bands, performs a selection of holiday favorites under the marquee at the 7th Street Theatre as part of the annual Hoquiam Business Association Ho Ho Hoquiam celebration Saturday.
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Shoppers check out a booth of handcrafted holiday decorations at the Aberdeen Winterfest holiday market Saturday morning. The market at 117 West Wishkah featured about 30 vendors and there were free drawings shoppers could enter until the market closed at 3 p.m.

Shoppers browse craft items, enter drawings at Winterfest holiday market

Scenes from Aberdeen Winterfest holiday market Saturday.

  • Dec 1st, 2018
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Shoppers check out a booth of handcrafted holiday decorations at the Aberdeen Winterfest holiday market Saturday morning. The market at 117 West Wishkah featured about 30 vendors and there were free drawings shoppers could enter until the market closed at 3 p.m.

Prompted by Chehalis Tribe, U.S. Senate passes bill to allow tribal distilleries

By Alex Brown The Chronicle The U.S. Senate voted Tuesday to repeal…

  • Dec 1st, 2018

Outdoor trail, dog park could be coming to Capital Mall next year

Looking for some outdoor exercise? A place to take the dog? Ever think to try the mall?

  • Dec 1st, 2018
(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group)
                                Santa poses with Bette Worth after emerging from a firetruck.

Reindeer in the rain and other sights from Winterfest

Here are some sights from Winterfest in Aberdeen, including Santa and reindeer…

  • Nov 30th, 2018
(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group)
                                Santa poses with Bette Worth after emerging from a firetruck.
(City of Aberdeen website) The column in orange shows the final LTAC fund recommendations that were accepted.

Aberdeen approves revised lodging tax awards

The Aberdeen City Council approved the awards list for projects funded by…

(City of Aberdeen website) The column in orange shows the final LTAC fund recommendations that were accepted.

Community Hospital district issuing $38 million in bonds, to refinance debt

Commissioners for Grays Harbor Community Hospital District voted Tuesday night to borrow…