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First suspect in massive poaching case pleads guilty, hit with $500 fine

So far the long investigation has netted a total of 187 charges against eight suspects.

  • Dec 5th, 2017

Public records: Superior Court, Nov. 16

A recent case list for Grays Harbor County Superior Court

  • Dec 5th, 2017
MACLEOD PAPPIDAS | THE DAILY WORLD Fawn Sharp, President of the Quinault Indian Nation.

Quinault president represents North America at UN seminar in Chile

Should governments just consult, or get consent, from governments of indigenous people.

MACLEOD PAPPIDAS | THE DAILY WORLD Fawn Sharp, President of the Quinault Indian Nation.
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                                A commercial crab boat leaves Westport Marina, its deck stacked with pots. Westport placed 10th in the nation in 2016 in total weight of seafood landed, 108 million pounds, and 14th in total value, $59 million.

Westport Marina ranked 10th in the nation for commercial seafood landings

14th in value at just over $59 million of product landed

  • Dec 5th, 2017
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                                A commercial crab boat leaves Westport Marina, its deck stacked with pots. Westport placed 10th in the nation in 2016 in total weight of seafood landed, 108 million pounds, and 14th in total value, $59 million.
Roy Calica received a Purple Heart at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot in South Carolina in July. The 2000 Hoquiam High School graduate suffered burns in an attack at Bastion Air Base in Afghanistan in 2012.

Hoquiam High grad earns Purple Heart in Afghanistan

Wounded in March 2012, he received his medal this past summer

Roy Calica received a Purple Heart at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot in South Carolina in July. The 2000 Hoquiam High School graduate suffered burns in an attack at Bastion Air Base in Afghanistan in 2012.

Central Park man said to have stabbed his son

Son was stabbed in the abdomen, injuries not considered life threatening

  • Dec 4th, 2017

County adopts a budget, uses reserves

General Fund for 2018

  • Dec 4th, 2017

Large illegal marijuana operation busts continue over the weekend

More than 900 plants discovered Saturday at a residence on Thornton Street

  • Dec 4th, 2017

State considering adding gender X on birth certificates

Proposed change would allow designation other than male or female

  • Dec 4th, 2017

Some weed growers essentially “indentured servants”

After release, many arranged for family to make a speedy departure from Grays Harbor

A dozen suspects in multi-agency drug bust in Superior Court Friday afternoon

Two entered not guilty pleas, most will be arraigned Dec. 11

Fire consumes Ocean Shores house

Two people, two dogs escape just before flames engulf home

  • Dec 1st, 2017

Funding approved for Aberdeen roundabout

$1,657,556 awarded through federal grants.

Dirt blocks, marijuana stems and leaves sit outside a house n Cosmopolis. It’s one of more than 30 houses suspected of a joint marijuana growing operation in the area. (Photo by Louis Krauss)

Illegal pot operations shock locals

Neighbors were surprised to find thousands of weed plants confiscated

Dirt blocks, marijuana stems and leaves sit outside a house n Cosmopolis. It’s one of more than 30 houses suspected of a joint marijuana growing operation in the area. (Photo by Louis Krauss)

Annual Ho Ho Hoquiam holiday celebration takes over downtown Saturday

Santa Comes to Town, annual Cocoa Stroll and Festival of Trees coming Dec. 2

  • Nov 29th, 2017

Elma man gets 18 years for shooting man during bank robbery

Don Charles Owens shot customer twice

  • Nov 29th, 2017
(Randall Benton/Sacramento Bee/TNS) Police are arresting large numbers of Chinese nationals in raids on illegal marijuana operations in California, Colorado and other states, raising questions about who is financing these grow houses and recruiting the immigrants to tend them.

Raids on pot grow houses finding more Chinese nationals, mysterious financing

It’s happening all over the West

  • Nov 29th, 2017
(Randall Benton/Sacramento Bee/TNS) Police are arresting large numbers of Chinese nationals in raids on illegal marijuana operations in California, Colorado and other states, raising questions about who is financing these grow houses and recruiting the immigrants to tend them.

Santa by the Sea, crafts bazaar set for Westport this weekend

Pirates will be Santa’s helpers