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COURTESY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
                                The “Heron Street Bridge” option was the favorite Heron Street Bridge replacement option among the 1,000 or so who completed a survey of four options in April. The Department of Transportation is hoping to officially announce its preferred option at a public forum in June.

DOT nearing ‘preferred option’ for Heron Street Bridge replacement

Predesign work due by the end of June

COURTESY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
                                The “Heron Street Bridge” option was the favorite Heron Street Bridge replacement option among the 1,000 or so who completed a survey of four options in April. The Department of Transportation is hoping to officially announce its preferred option at a public forum in June.
Courtesy Hoquiam Police Department
                                A car rolled on its side near the Simpson Avenue Bridge Saturday night.

Man arrested for DUI after rollover crash in Hoquiam

Accident near the Simpson Avenue Bridge

  • May 6th, 2019
Courtesy Hoquiam Police Department
                                A car rolled on its side near the Simpson Avenue Bridge Saturday night.

13 exposed to radioactive material at UW research site near Harborview Medical Center

By Ryan Blethen The Seattle Times SEATTLE — The spill of a…

  • May 4th, 2019
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Tom Flink and his wife, Wendy, with a wedding photo of Tom’s parents, John and Laura Flink. Laura Flink disappeared some time after leaving Aberdeen on a drive to Moclips 50 years ago.

Gone girl: the disappearance of Laura Flink

Laura Flink was 21 years old when she left her Aberdeen home…

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Tom Flink and his wife, Wendy, with a wedding photo of Tom’s parents, John and Laura Flink. Laura Flink disappeared some time after leaving Aberdeen on a drive to Moclips 50 years ago.
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Secretary of State Kim Wyman talks with a resident of the Channel Point Village retirement community after speaking there Thursday afternoon.

Secretary of state, state historian talk living history in Hoquiam

State Historian: ‘There are a lot of stories here that need to be recorded’

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Secretary of State Kim Wyman talks with a resident of the Channel Point Village retirement community after speaking there Thursday afternoon.

Train causes brush fire near Rochester

A brush fire near Rochester that started late Tuesday morning was caused…

  • May 4th, 2019

‘Bonus’ razor clam dig tentatively scheduled at Mocrocks

Razor clam populations at Mocrocks Beach are good enough to allow for…

  • May 3rd, 2019

Council OKs moratorium on homeless facilities — likely won’t derail OS Food Bank expansion plans

By Scott D. Johnston By a 4-3 vote at the April 22…

  • May 3rd, 2019

Face lift planned for Willie Keil’s Grave State Park Heritage Site near Menlo

By Chris Petrich Grays Harbor News Group The story all starts with…

  • May 3rd, 2019
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                                The Grayland Players will present the 1960s-era spy musical “Sympathy Jones” beginning this weekend at the Grayland Grange Hall.

Grayland Players present 1960s-era spy musical “Sympathy Jones”

The Grayland Players are presenting the new musical “Sympathy Jones” at the…

  • May 3rd, 2019
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                                The Grayland Players will present the 1960s-era spy musical “Sympathy Jones” beginning this weekend at the Grayland Grange Hall.

Level III sex offender released

A Level III sex offender, Charley Daniel Parker, has been released after…

  • May 3rd, 2019
(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group) Members of the Aberdeen Fire Department fill up a tankard from the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife with water for this weekends Grays Harbor Outdoor Expo. Visitors can fish trout, brought from Lake Aberdeen, out of the tank for free during the expo. The tank has a self-filter system that will make the water cleaner, staff on hand said.

Outdoor Expo offers trout fishing and other family activities this weekend

From fishing trout out of a massive tub to hunting guides and…

(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group) Members of the Aberdeen Fire Department fill up a tankard from the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife with water for this weekends Grays Harbor Outdoor Expo. Visitors can fish trout, brought from Lake Aberdeen, out of the tank for free during the expo. The tank has a self-filter system that will make the water cleaner, staff on hand said.

Statewide drill tests ability to receive and deliver emergency medicine and supplies

All counties in state to practice in multi-day emergency drill May 6-10

  • May 3rd, 2019
The Daily World Grays Harbor Community Hospital.

State budget has critical funding for hospital

The state budget passed at the end of the legislative session last…

  • May 3rd, 2019
The Daily World Grays Harbor Community Hospital.
(Courtesy Nikki Brown) From left, Aberdeen Sunday Market board members Renee Taylor, Marissa Aube, Carmen Noguer, Lauren Garrett, and her son, Odie.

Sunday Aberdeen farmers market to open May 26

A weekly farmers market is set to open soon in Aberdeen, offering…

(Courtesy Nikki Brown) From left, Aberdeen Sunday Market board members Renee Taylor, Marissa Aube, Carmen Noguer, Lauren Garrett, and her son, Odie.
Courtesy Thorin Sprandel
                                Construction workers use a crane to reinstall the Doughboy statue at Zelasko Park in Aberdeen Wednesday morning after it was repaired.

Doughboy statue reinstalled in Zelasko Park

The Doughboy statue was returned to Zelasko Park in Aberdeen on Wednesday…

  • May 1st, 2019
Courtesy Thorin Sprandel
                                Construction workers use a crane to reinstall the Doughboy statue at Zelasko Park in Aberdeen Wednesday morning after it was repaired.

OS to partner with QBRC to save motorcycle event

By SCOTT D. JOHNSTON For the GH News Group After Bikers at…

  • May 1st, 2019

Sheriff’s Office investigating Fire District 5

East County’s Fire District 5 says Chief Dan Prater is on administrative leave pending investigations

  • May 1st, 2019
Courtesy Joe Fagerstedt
                                Ben Fagerstedt stands with his second place medal in the baritone division of the WIAA competition this past weekend.

Teen who sang with Buble wins second place in state competition

Ben Fagerstedt, the Aberdeen High School senior who went viral after he…

Courtesy Joe Fagerstedt
                                Ben Fagerstedt stands with his second place medal in the baritone division of the WIAA competition this past weekend.