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DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Passengers ready to board a 4:20 p.m. bus at the Hoquiam transit center earlier this week. Grays Harbor Transit has brought back region-wide Sunday service and has expanded other routes this season.

GH Transit expands Sunday and other services

Services now back to full pre-2013 levels

DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Passengers ready to board a 4:20 p.m. bus at the Hoquiam transit center earlier this week. Grays Harbor Transit has brought back region-wide Sunday service and has expanded other routes this season.

Quinaults will host timber conference

The Quinault Indian Nation will host the 42nd annual Indian Timber Symposium…

The bishop who stole the show at Prince Harry’s wedding is coming to Olympia next month

By Abby Spegman The Olympian The bishop who became a breakout star…

  • May 26th, 2018
(Blind Justice Facebook page) Aberdeen resident Mike Nelson protests a new ordinance that criminalizes sitting and lying down on the sidewalk during the daytime in downtown Aberdeen. He was sitting there for most of Friday and Saturday.

Aberdeen man sits in front of city hall to protest new ordinance

A new ordinance in Aberdeen prohibits sitting and lying down on sidewalks…

(Blind Justice Facebook page) Aberdeen resident Mike Nelson protests a new ordinance that criminalizes sitting and lying down on the sidewalk during the daytime in downtown Aberdeen. He was sitting there for most of Friday and Saturday.

Police show restraint in arresting gun-waving man

Man known to police, arrested and booked on assault; teen shot with pellet gun

  • May 26th, 2018

Aberdeen brings in new principals for elementary schools

Two new principals and an assistant principal will be joining the Aberdeen…

  • May 25th, 2018
LOUIS KRAUSS | THE DAILY WORLD Rev. Sarah Monroe from Chaplains on the Harbor speaks out against Aberdeen’s new ordinances to prohibit sitting on downtown sidewalks and restrict panhandling.

Aberdeen finalizes ordinance to make sitting or lying down on sidewalk illegal

The ordinance to restrict panhandling was also passed

LOUIS KRAUSS | THE DAILY WORLD Rev. Sarah Monroe from Chaplains on the Harbor speaks out against Aberdeen’s new ordinances to prohibit sitting on downtown sidewalks and restrict panhandling.

Cougar sighted just north of Aberdeen High School Friday

Follows similar sighting on 9th Street Thursday

Council authorizes mayor to make deal for riverfront homeless camp land

The City of Aberdeen is nearing the purchase of a controversial property…

KAT BRYANT | THE DAILY WORLD
                                The ceremonial laying of the wreath for mariners lost at sea highlights the annual Fleet Week celebration in Westport, held each Memorial Day weekend in Westport.

Fun and food at Westport’s “Weekend with the Fleet” this weekend

The annual Weekend with the Fleet celebration in Westport will honor the…

  • May 25th, 2018
KAT BRYANT | THE DAILY WORLD
                                The ceremonial laying of the wreath for mariners lost at sea highlights the annual Fleet Week celebration in Westport, held each Memorial Day weekend in Westport.
Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office Deputy Steve Shumate.

Shumate to serve as Aberdeen’s new police chief

Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate from the Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office will…

Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office Deputy Steve Shumate.

Structure fire razes Montesano builing Friday

A Montesano structure was engulfed in flames on Friday afternoon. The building,…

  • May 25th, 2018
Dave Wayman, left, and Stan Pinnick have returned as interim co-superintendents of the North Beach School District.

Wayman, Pinnick return to North Beach School District

Interim superintendents on a month-by-month contract while seach for replacement begins

Dave Wayman, left, and Stan Pinnick have returned as interim co-superintendents of the North Beach School District.

Commodore Scrappy of the U.S. Navy

Nothing New By Roy Vataja

  • May 25th, 2018

Wreckage in Willapa Bay confirmed to be missing Kelli J, skipper still missing

Vessel sunk in 40 feet of water about three miles northwest of Oysterville

  • May 24th, 2018

Everyone’s invited to Weatherwax all-class reunion Aug. 4

This is a corrected version of the story that ran in Thursday’s…

SEAMAN BRENDAN STANFIELD | U.S. COAST GUARD
                                An MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter like this one is being used in the search for the Kelli J, a commercial crab boat which sunk in Willapa Bay Saturday. Divers were scheduled to visit what appears to be the wreckage of the Kelli J Wednesday. The captain, the only person on the vessel at the time, has still not been found.

Search continues for missing Willapa Harbor-based crabber and vessel

Skipper the father of two, comes from fishing family

  • May 23rd, 2018
SEAMAN BRENDAN STANFIELD | U.S. COAST GUARD
                                An MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter like this one is being used in the search for the Kelli J, a commercial crab boat which sunk in Willapa Bay Saturday. Divers were scheduled to visit what appears to be the wreckage of the Kelli J Wednesday. The captain, the only person on the vessel at the time, has still not been found.

Public safety equipment stolen from Brady fire station

A $1,500 reward is being offered for information that leads to the…

  • May 23rd, 2018
(Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office) Grays Harbor Undersheriff David Pimentel said Isaac J. Gusman, the man suspected of attempting to kidnap a woman in Montesano, had been living in this makeshift shelter for the past several weeks.

Suspect in Montesano kidnapping attempt found and arrested at remote campsite

Deputies from the Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office have arrested a man suspected…

(Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office) Grays Harbor Undersheriff David Pimentel said Isaac J. Gusman, the man suspected of attempting to kidnap a woman in Montesano, had been living in this makeshift shelter for the past several weeks.

Bridge replacement will cause delays on SR 8 in McCleary May 31

Part of WSDOT’s fish barrier removal at Wildcat Creek

  • May 22nd, 2018