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                                Upgrades are coming to Hoquiam’s historic Olympic Stadium. Here people line up to enter the stadium before the 2018 Loggers Playday competition.

Local firm tapped to identify, prioritize Olympic Stadium improvements

The City of Hoquiam has secured the architectural services of local firm…

Photo by DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Upgrades are coming to Hoquiam’s historic Olympic Stadium. Here people line up to enter the stadium before the 2018 Loggers Playday competition.
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                                Classic and collector cars from any model year can be displayed at Rich Hartman’s Five Star Chevrolet on Boone Street from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Midnight Cruizers, Five Star launch new car show

A couple of “lifelong car guys” are bringing a new car show…

  • Aug 14th, 2019
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                                Classic and collector cars from any model year can be displayed at Rich Hartman’s Five Star Chevrolet on Boone Street from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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                                One of the campsites on the south side of the Chehalis River in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen to consider clearing Southside homeless camps

Weeks after clearing the city’s largest homeless encampment on the north side…

Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group
                                One of the campsites on the south side of the Chehalis River in Aberdeen.

Street closures in Aberdeen this weekend

The city of Aberdeen has announced street closures for this weekend. On…

  • Aug 14th, 2019

Hoquiam enters pact with firm to collect unpaid B&O taxes

The City of Hoquiam has entered an agreement with a firm that…

Lane closures coming soon to Marvin Road at I-5

The Olympian Construction on the Marvin Road overpass at Interstate 5 in…

  • Aug 13th, 2019
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Beth Reid, left, is sworn in by Hoquiam Mayor Jasmine Dickhoff to fill the vacant Ward 6 City Council position Monday evening.

Reid tapped to fill vacant Ward 6 Hoquiam City Council vacancy

A Simpson Avenue resident was appointed to fill the vacant Hoquiam City…

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Beth Reid, left, is sworn in by Hoquiam Mayor Jasmine Dickhoff to fill the vacant Ward 6 City Council position Monday evening.

Want to run for office?

Several elected positions across the county remain without candidates. Filing period closes Wednesday, Aug. 14, at 4:30 p.m.

  • Aug 13th, 2019
Courtesy John Shaw
                                Digital Projects Archivist Mary Hammer, left, goes through artifacts recovered from the Aberdeen Museum of History archives in Olympia, while Aberdeen historian George Donovan looks on with State Archivist Steve Excell.

State Archives and Library awarded for saving artifacts from Aberdeen Armory fire

When the Aberdeen Museum of History burned down in June 2018, a…

Courtesy John Shaw
                                Digital Projects Archivist Mary Hammer, left, goes through artifacts recovered from the Aberdeen Museum of History archives in Olympia, while Aberdeen historian George Donovan looks on with State Archivist Steve Excell.

Records of 85,000 involved in hospital hack

About 85,000 people, virtually anyone who has had dealings in recent years…

2019 County Fair smashes attendance record

The 2019 edition of the Grays Harbor County Fair smashed attendance records,…

  • Aug 12th, 2019

Authorities search for escaped inmate in Olympic National Forest

By Sydney Brownstone The Seattle Times Three law enforcement agencies, plus 23…

  • Aug 12th, 2019
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                                Bowerman Airport has been closed since early July as contractors update the airport’s drainage system.

Bowerman Airport drainage project delayed by higher than expected water table

A higher-than-expected water table delayed the drainage project at Bowerman Airport in…

PHOTO BY MARC STERLING
                                Bowerman Airport has been closed since early July as contractors update the airport’s drainage system.

Enumclaw woman injured in 101 crash near Artic

An Enumclaw woman was injured when she fell asleep while driving on…

  • Aug 12th, 2019

Larson will face Schave in Aberdeen mayor general election

Friday’s primary election ballot count in Grays Harbor County solidified the positions…

  • Aug 12th, 2019

Proposed resort entrance to Mount Rainier NP still polarizing after 25 years

By Alex Brown The Chronicle A long-debated proposal for an ambitious and…

  • Aug 11th, 2019

Two highway ramps in Elma closed for repaving Tuesday

Two Elma highway ramps will be closed for repaving during daylight hours…

  • Aug 10th, 2019

County Fair wraps up Sunday

Friday’s attendance at the Grays Harbor County Fair 14,541, making it the…

  • Aug 10th, 2019

Westport salmon limit can include 2 Chinook starting Saturday

Starting today, anglers can keep up to two Chinook as part of…

  • Aug 9th, 2019

107 bridge detour ends early

MONTESANO — There’s good news for State Route 107 travelers in Grays…

  • Aug 9th, 2019