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COVID-19 cases in Grays Harbor County by zip code, updated Friday, Dec. 4.

57 new COVID cases reported Friday

57 new COVID cases reported Friday, related to an unidentified “outbreak situation”

  • Dec 4th, 2020 3:45pm
COVID-19 cases in Grays Harbor County by zip code, updated Friday, Dec. 4.

County Commissioners appoint interim prosecutor

Chief Civil Deputy Norma Tillotson will serve

  • Dec 4th, 2020 3:30pm

Ocean Shores Police spreading holiday cheer with modified Shop with a Cop event

Area police agencies are getting creative this Christmas season with the annual…

  • Dec 4th, 2020 3:30pm

COVID case counts continue to rise in Grays Harbor and Pacific counties

COVID-19 cases continue to add up in Grays Harbor and Pacific counties,…

  • Dec 2nd, 2020 3:30pm

City of Hoquiam awards COVID relief grants to 26 businesses

The City of Hoquiam has distributed $57,200 in grants to businesses impacted…

  • Dec 1st, 2020 3:30pm
COURTESY SHOALWATER BAY INDIAN TRIBE 
Post king tide condition of the northwest end of the Shoalwater berm on Graveyard Spit Nov. 19.

Shoalwater protective berm suffers significant damage during recent king tides, storm

Tribe, Army Corps exploring repair options, contingency plans

  • Dec 1st, 2020 3:30pm
COURTESY SHOALWATER BAY INDIAN TRIBE 
Post king tide condition of the northwest end of the Shoalwater berm on Graveyard Spit Nov. 19.
COURTESY PHOTO 
The Aberdeen Police Department giving tree was placed Nov. 23. Its ornaments include wishes from local kids, which the public can take to fulfill, then the department will wrap and deliver the gift. Pictured from left are volunteers Stacy Watson, Carol Winter and Julie Swor.

Aberdeen, Hoquiam keep annual Shop with a Cop alive with giving trees

Other departments, local businesses, school districts also offer giving trees

  • Nov 30th, 2020 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO 
The Aberdeen Police Department giving tree was placed Nov. 23. Its ornaments include wishes from local kids, which the public can take to fulfill, then the department will wrap and deliver the gift. Pictured from left are volunteers Stacy Watson, Carol Winter and Julie Swor.
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
The commercial Dungeness crab season has been delayed through at least Dec. 16 this year due to low meat levels. Here, crabbers in Westport prepare for last year’s opener, which didn’t come until late January.

Commercial Dungeness crab season opener delayed through at least mid-December

Low meat recovery and domoic acid are factors

  • Nov 30th, 2020 4:30pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
The commercial Dungeness crab season has been delayed through at least Dec. 16 this year due to low meat levels. Here, crabbers in Westport prepare for last year’s opener, which didn’t come until late January.

Thurston County Toys for Tots adds Grays Harbor to its efforts

Any donation originating in Grays Harbor must be made through the Thurston County program, but it still will benefit kids here.

  • Nov 28th, 2020 1:30am
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
Mary Craig and her dad, Paul Metke, at the Grand Heron gift shop in downtown Aberdeen.

Variety awaits in local shops on Small Business Saturday

Today is Small Business Saturday, when consumers are encouraged to do their shopping at local businesses.

  • Nov 28th, 2020 1:30am
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
Mary Craig and her dad, Paul Metke, at the Grand Heron gift shop in downtown Aberdeen.
photos COURTESY SAVE THE CHILDREN 
Lake Quinault School Home and Career teacher Barb Marshall, left, and Save the Children Early Childhood Education Coordinator Marisol Castillo load up Thanksgiving meals before delivering them to children and families in the Lake Quinault Community.

With traditional Thanksgiving meal canceled, Lake Quinault School District and partners deliver 125 meals to area families

Every year, the Lake Quinault School District hosts a Thanksgiving meal at…

  • Nov 27th, 2020 5:07pm
photos COURTESY SAVE THE CHILDREN 
Lake Quinault School Home and Career teacher Barb Marshall, left, and Save the Children Early Childhood Education Coordinator Marisol Castillo load up Thanksgiving meals before delivering them to children and families in the Lake Quinault Community.
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
One of three tents rented by the City of Hoquiam to allow local restaurants to serve sit-down diners is set up next to Speed Bowls on Lincoln Street.

Hoquiam uses portion of CARES Act funds to rent outdoor seating tents for local restaurants

Contracts with marketing company to promote ‘healthy and safe’ shopping, dining in ‘historic Hoquiam’

  • Nov 25th, 2020 1:30am
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
One of three tents rented by the City of Hoquiam to allow local restaurants to serve sit-down diners is set up next to Speed Bowls on Lincoln Street.

17th COVID-related death reported in Grays Harbor County Monday

Grays Harbor Public Health officials on Monday reported 27 new cases of…

  • Nov 23rd, 2020 6:38pm
JOHN LARSON | POLSON MUSEUM 
One of six display cases from the old Kneipp Jewelry Store in Hoquiam were donated earlier this month to the Polson Museum by owner Richard Mirau. They arrived at the museum Nov. 6. In the background is museum secretary Anna Vincent.

Kneipp Jewelry Store cases return to Hoquiam

Six vintage cases donated to the Polson Museum

  • Nov 21st, 2020 3:54pm
JOHN LARSON | POLSON MUSEUM 
One of six display cases from the old Kneipp Jewelry Store in Hoquiam were donated earlier this month to the Polson Museum by owner Richard Mirau. They arrived at the museum Nov. 6. In the background is museum secretary Anna Vincent.

Hoquiam School District looking to expand onsite learning to select students with special needs, lack of internet access

St Mary hybrid model continues, no impact from COVID cases after first two months

  • Nov 18th, 2020 3:30pm

North River School District joins other Pacific County schools with on-campus learning

North River School District has been added to the list of of…

  • Nov 18th, 2020 3:30pm

One new COVID case reported Wednesday

Grays Harbor Public Health reported one new case of COVID-19 on Wednesday,…

  • Nov 18th, 2020 3:30pm

Hoquiam water, sewer rates to rise 9.5% Jan. 1

Water and sewer rates in Hoquiam will raise 9.5% starting Jan. 1,…

  • Nov 14th, 2020 9:30am

Number of COVID cases without identifiable infection source climbing

As the number of COVID-19 cases in Grays Harbor County continues to…

  • Nov 14th, 2020 9:30am