Dan Hammock

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Hoquiam Council unanimously backs RFA plan

The Hoquiam City Council unanimously approved on Monday a resolution to place…

  • Jul 28th, 2021 9:33am
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Grays Harbor County Sheriff 
Rick Scott

Sheriffs, including Scott, reaffirm Second Amendment support

Nearly every sheriff in the state of Washington has backed a letter…

  • Jul 27th, 2021 1:30am
Grays Harbor County Sheriff 
Rick Scott
Courtesy of Grays Harbor County Public Health 
Vaccines are abundant and free at multiple providers across Grays Harbor County. Pictured, left, in the above photo is Grays Harbor County Public Health Vaccine and Testing Branch Director Daniel Hannawalt-Morales.

County COVID cases on the rise

Grays Harbor County COVID-19 case counts have been on the rise since…

  • Jul 26th, 2021 8:35pm
Courtesy of Grays Harbor County Public Health 
Vaccines are abundant and free at multiple providers across Grays Harbor County. Pictured, left, in the above photo is Grays Harbor County Public Health Vaccine and Testing Branch Director Daniel Hannawalt-Morales.

Aberdeen Council discusses cost, benefits of regional fire authority

It appears both the Hoquiam and Aberdeen city councils will this coming…

  • Jul 25th, 2021 12:12pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
The North Shore Levee would begin on the west bank of the Wishkah River north of Stewart Field and follow the west bank of the river between D and F streets, winding west to the east side of the Hoquiam River.

$70 million in Chehalis Basin funds on hold

Could delay start of Hoquiam West Segment levee project

  • Jul 20th, 2021 5:30pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
The North Shore Levee would begin on the west bank of the Wishkah River north of Stewart Field and follow the west bank of the river between D and F streets, winding west to the east side of the Hoquiam River.

QIN gets federal funding for solar power in new Generations building

The Quinault Indian Nation will receive more than $200,000 in federal funds…

  • Jul 20th, 2021 5:30pm

Three vie for Hoquiam council seat

There are several local city council races in the upcoming primary election.…

  • Jul 20th, 2021 5:30pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
This home on East First Street in Aberdeen has made the state’s Heritage Roster of historic and culturally significant properties; it was the early home of Kurt Cobain, founding member of Nirvana.

Cobain’s childhood home placed on state Heritage Register

Nothing about the house at the corner of East First Street and…

  • Jul 20th, 2021 5:05pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
This home on East First Street in Aberdeen has made the state’s Heritage Roster of historic and culturally significant properties; it was the early home of Kurt Cobain, founding member of Nirvana.

Monte, Hoquiam city councils discuss powers to declare fireworks bans

After Cosmopolis and Elma initiated emergency bans on fireworks ahead of the…

  • Jul 19th, 2021 10:00pm

Danner sentenced to more than 28 years for 2019 Aberdeen murder

An Aberdeen woman was sentenced Friday to more than 28 years in…

  • Jul 18th, 2021 1:08pm
A rendering of the proposed entryway gallery for Aberdeen’s Gateway Center. (Courtesy Coates Design)

Aberdeen commits $7 million to Gateway Center

The city of Aberdeen will commit $7 million to the construction of…

  • Jul 18th, 2021 10:27am
A rendering of the proposed entryway gallery for Aberdeen’s Gateway Center. (Courtesy Coates Design)
DAVE HAVILAND | THE DAILY WORLD 
A Bellevue-based company removes the fencing surrounding the homeless camp adjacent to Aberdeen City Hall Friday morning. The camp, known as TASL, was closed at noon Friday.

Aberdeen’s TASL camp closed Friday

Eviction moratorium expiration allows for closure of homeless camp next to City Hall

  • Jul 16th, 2021 7:00pm
DAVE HAVILAND | THE DAILY WORLD 
A Bellevue-based company removes the fencing surrounding the homeless camp adjacent to Aberdeen City Hall Friday morning. The camp, known as TASL, was closed at noon Friday.
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New legislation taking effect this month will change the way local police react to many common emergency calls.

New policing laws weigh on local officers

Hoquiam Police Department Chief Jeff Myers had a front-row seat to the…

  • Jul 14th, 2021 6:30pm
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New legislation taking effect this month will change the way local police react to many common emergency calls.

Ocean Shores ends Bathke case with $725,000 settlement

The city of Ocean Shores announced Tuesday it had reached an agreement…

  • Jul 14th, 2021 6:30pm
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This logo will identify personnel and apparatus of the Central Grays Harbor Regional Fire Authority if the plan to combine the Hoquiam and Aberdeen fire departments gains the approval first of both city councils, then 60% of the combined voters in both cities in November.

Final Aberdeen/Hoquiam RFA plan unveiled

Must be approved by both city councils, then voters in November

  • Jul 13th, 2021 8:00pm
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This logo will identify personnel and apparatus of the Central Grays Harbor Regional Fire Authority if the plan to combine the Hoquiam and Aberdeen fire departments gains the approval first of both city councils, then 60% of the combined voters in both cities in November.
Courtesy Five Star Dealerships 
Five Star Dealerships donated more than 3,600 pounds of peanut butter to Coastal Harvest, part of the annual Ford Focus on Child Hunger peanut butter drive.

Five Star donates more than 3,600 pounds of peanut butter to Coastal Harvest

All three of Aberdeen’s Five Star Dealerships participated in the Ford Focus…

  • Jul 13th, 2021 8:00pm
Courtesy Five Star Dealerships 
Five Star Dealerships donated more than 3,600 pounds of peanut butter to Coastal Harvest, part of the annual Ford Focus on Child Hunger peanut butter drive.

Grant will fund local law enforcement mental health navigator

A grant will allow the Hoquiam, Aberdeen and Cosmopolis police departments to…

  • Jul 13th, 2021 8:00pm

Former Ocean Shores Chamber director begins 30-day jail sentence

Piper Marie Leslie, who pleaded guilty June 21 to the theft of…

  • Jul 12th, 2021 6:30pm
Courtesy Grays Harbor County Public Health 
Total COVID-19 cases by zip code, updated Friday.

Public Health: Data shows COVID vaccines effective

Numbers in Grays Harbor and Pacific counties strongly indicate COVID-19 vaccines are…

  • Jul 12th, 2021 6:30pm
Courtesy Grays Harbor County Public Health 
Total COVID-19 cases by zip code, updated Friday.
Courtesy Aberdeen Police Department 
Orange paint on the concrete wall in front of the “Breaker” concrete monument on North Park Street shows where a vehicle struck before becoming airborne and rolling down the roadway, coming to rest more than 100 yards down the road. A 20-year-old South Aberdeen woman was killed in the early Saturday morning wreck.

South Aberdeen woman killed in Park Street crash

A 20-year-old South Aberdeen woman was killed in a single-car rollover wreck…

  • Jul 12th, 2021 6:30pm
Courtesy Aberdeen Police Department 
Orange paint on the concrete wall in front of the “Breaker” concrete monument on North Park Street shows where a vehicle struck before becoming airborne and rolling down the roadway, coming to rest more than 100 yards down the road. A 20-year-old South Aberdeen woman was killed in the early Saturday morning wreck.