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USDA seeking to narrow eligibility for food stamps

By Ellyn Ferguson CQ-Roll Call WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Trump administration will…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Women’s workshop offers instruction on fishing, hunting, and outdoor skills

Women can learn the basics of fishing, hunting, outdoor stewardship, and other…

  • Jul 24th, 2019
(Courtesy Hoquiam Police Department) A woman was rescued from the Chehalis River near the 28th Street Boat Launch on Saturday night.

Officer rescues distraught woman from Chehalis River

An Aberdeen Police officer helped rescue a woman struggling to stay afloat in the Chehalis River by swimming out to her Saturday night and bringing her back to shore.

  • Jul 23rd, 2019
(Courtesy Hoquiam Police Department) A woman was rescued from the Chehalis River near the 28th Street Boat Launch on Saturday night.

DUI suspected in two weekend wrecks

Two weekend wrecks in Grays Harbor County involving drivers allegedly under the…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019

Federal gun charge dismissed against suspect in Moyer disappearance

By Cody Neuenschwander The Chronicle Federal authorities this week moved to dismiss…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019

Hard feelings remain over Timberland’s attempt to close libraries

MONTESANO — On a rainy Wednesday night, two dozen people gathered in…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019

Man saved after being stuck on Tower Rock for 10 hours

The Chronicle A 24-year-old Minnesota man dangled off the face of Tower…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                The busy Cosi Hill stabilization site is making headway. At left, dump trucks enter and dump off loads of cobble and take away loads of soil removed by drilling. The white crane in the center drills the holes — 575 when it’s all said and done — and the yellow crane behind it uses a vibrating weight to drive in the shafts that will hold the cobble temporarily.

Massive engineering project a hopeful fix for Cosi Hill

Precision work, and a lot of it, is going into the state…

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                The busy Cosi Hill stabilization site is making headway. At left, dump trucks enter and dump off loads of cobble and take away loads of soil removed by drilling. The white crane in the center drills the holes — 575 when it’s all said and done — and the yellow crane behind it uses a vibrating weight to drive in the shafts that will hold the cobble temporarily.

Mountlake Terrace man arraigned Monday on child rape charge

Grays Harbor News Group Robert Wayne Wright, 60, of Mountlake Terrace was…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019
Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group
                                James Horack, 54, starts pulling a cart filled with blankets, furniture and other belongings before his shack gets leveled by Aberdeen city workers.

City begins clearing structures from riverfront homeless camp

The City of Aberdeen began clearing the large longtime homeless encampment along…

Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group
                                James Horack, 54, starts pulling a cart filled with blankets, furniture and other belongings before his shack gets leveled by Aberdeen city workers.

Ben Winkleman — Hoquiam Mayor Candidate

Ben Winkelman Occupation: Attorney and business owner Relevant experience: Since 2008, I…

  • Jul 19th, 2019

Erik Larson – Incumbent Aberdeen Mayor

Erik Larson Occupation: Environmental Engineer, Mayor of Aberdeen Relevant experience: Currently serve…

  • Jul 19th, 2019

Greg Grun — Hoquiam Mayor Candidate

Greg Grun Occupation: Pharmacist — owner and operator of Crown Drug in…

  • Jul 19th, 2019
Janae Chhith

Janae Chhith – Aberdeen Mayor candidate

Janae Chhith Occupation: Local business owner Relevant experience: I have over 10…

  • Jul 19th, 2019
Janae Chhith

Jasmine Dickhoff — Hoquiam Mayor Candidate

Jasmine Dickhoff Occupation: Waitress Relevant experience: Elected mayor 2015, Grays Harbor Transit…

  • Jul 19th, 2019
James Bartholomew

Man who escaped county jail in a trash can back in custody

A Grays Harbor County Jail inmate who escaped June 26 by hiding…

  • Jul 19th, 2019
James Bartholomew
Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group 
                                A sign is posted July 12 at the locked gate on the road to access the Montesano city forest. The city has decided to block vehicle traffic into the forest for the time being.

Montesano locks forest gates early

Residents frustrated as city tries to work out plans for protecting forest, access

  • Jul 19th, 2019
Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group 
                                A sign is posted July 12 at the locked gate on the road to access the Montesano city forest. The city has decided to block vehicle traffic into the forest for the time being.
Workers at the new LeMay’s Grays Harbor Transfer Station will use this loader to move material left by Grays Harbor residents at the station onto trucks bound for Wasco County, Oregon. The new transfer station opens Aug. 1 at 29 Gavett Lane west of Montesano near the National Guard Armory on Clemons Road. (Photo take Friday, July 12, 2019, by Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

New garbage and recycling station set to open

East County location will keep commercial traffic separate from public in hope of improving safety.

  • Jul 19th, 2019
Workers at the new LeMay’s Grays Harbor Transfer Station will use this loader to move material left by Grays Harbor residents at the station onto trucks bound for Wasco County, Oregon. The new transfer station opens Aug. 1 at 29 Gavett Lane west of Montesano near the National Guard Armory on Clemons Road. (Photo take Friday, July 12, 2019, by Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

Noxious Weed Control Board to address knotweed

Grays Harbor County’s Noxious Weed Control Board has scheduled a meeting next…

  • Jul 19th, 2019

Pete Schave – Aberdeen Mayor candidate

Pete Schave Occupation: Retired Relevant experience: Member of Aberdeen City Council for…

  • Jul 19th, 2019