Dan Hammock

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Aberdeen mayoral candidates talk issues at Daily World editorial board meeting

The City of Aberdeen has its share of pressing issues that need…

  • Sep 17th, 2019 4:30pm

Judge lifts restraining order on Aberdeen sidewalk sitting ordinance

Editor’s note: This story originally ran in the Tuesday edition. Due to…

  • Sep 17th, 2019 4:30pm

Public hearing scheduled for homeless camp temporary use permit

A public hearing to consider a temporary-use permit to create a longer-term…

  • Sep 13th, 2019 4:00pm
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Barbecued oysters will be part of the menu at the annual Brady’s Oysters all-you-can-eat oyster feed Saturday.

Whole lotta shuckin’ goin’ on

Brady’s Oysters all-you-can-eat feed is Saturday

  • Sep 12th, 2019 11:28am
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Barbecued oysters will be part of the menu at the annual Brady’s Oysters all-you-can-eat oyster feed Saturday.

Port of Grays Harbor potash facility permit application comment period starts today

Public comment on the re-submitted shorelines permit application for a proposed potash…

  • Sep 11th, 2019 4:30pm

Hoquiam Fire Department getting new equipment, consolidation report completed

The Hoquiam Fire Department is getting new equipment, and the cities of…

  • Sep 10th, 2019 5:00pm
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Multiple agencies investigate an officer-involved shooting on West State Street near the Chehalis River Bridge on-ramp early Monday afternoon.

Deadly officer involved shooting in Aberdeen Monday

A 41-year-old Aberdeen man who reportedly pulled a gun on an Aberdeen…

  • Sep 10th, 2019 11:39am
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Multiple agencies investigate an officer-involved shooting on West State Street near the Chehalis River Bridge on-ramp early Monday afternoon.

Aberdeen seeks temporary use permit for Michigan Street homeless camping site

The City of Aberdeen will hold a public hearing Sept. 25 to consider a 1-year temporary-use permit.

  • Sep 9th, 2019 5:30pm

Highlights from Loggers Playday

The hot saws roared, AJ Mackenzie clowned around, and a Volkswagen Beetle met the business end of a topped tree at the hands of Ed “Mooch” Smith.

  • Sep 9th, 2019 5:00pm
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Tristan Van Beek, left, and Rob Waibel compete in the Open Double Buck competition.

55th annual Hoquiam Loggers Playday competition held Saturday

Chainsaws roared and the sawdust flew at the 55th annual Loggers Playday…

  • Sep 7th, 2019 10:48pm
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Tristan Van Beek, left, and Rob Waibel compete in the Open Double Buck competition.
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New Ocosta Schools Superintendent has a “commitment to Ocosta”

The Ocosta School District decided it needed some stability at the superintendent…

  • Sep 5th, 2019 9:05am
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DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Tables outside the Westport Maritime Museum were filling up shortly after the annual Westport Seafood Festival started serving at noon Saturday.

Westport welcomes hundreds to seafood festival, Corvette show

Even the overflow lots in Westport were filling up by noon Saturday…

  • Sep 2nd, 2019 5:00pm
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Tables outside the Westport Maritime Museum were filling up shortly after the annual Westport Seafood Festival started serving at noon Saturday.
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                The City of Aberdeen has approved the purchase of this 31,000-square-foot property at 421 S. Michigan St. to serve as a longer-term homeless camping site.

Aberdeen council votes to sell old river camp site and buy adjacent property for a new one

The Aberdeen City Council on Wednesday approved the purchase of a vacant…

  • Aug 30th, 2019 4:30pm
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                The City of Aberdeen has approved the purchase of this 31,000-square-foot property at 421 S. Michigan St. to serve as a longer-term homeless camping site.

Hoquiam, Commerce team for pilot project to ID city’s top two needs

The City of Hoquiam has been selected by the State Department of…

  • Aug 30th, 2019 4:30pm
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Nicholas Carr, Chehalis Basin Director for Forterra, after a presentation about the nonprofit organization’s plans for redeveloping the Morck Hotel in Aberdeen Tuesday.

Nonprofit official talks future plans for Aberdeen’s historic Morck Hotel

Forterra plans to redevelop the Morck Hotel in Aberdeen to serve as…

  • Aug 30th, 2019 4:30pm
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Nicholas Carr, Chehalis Basin Director for Forterra, after a presentation about the nonprofit organization’s plans for redeveloping the Morck Hotel in Aberdeen Tuesday.
photo by DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Live anchovies are a hot item in Westport as the tuna season continues. Here a crew from Westport Seafood Inc.’s Tani Rae live swim anchovies into a net pen in Westport Marina.

Tuna, coho, lingcod landed by Westport sport anglers

Marine Area 2 — Westport and Ocean Shores — is scheduled to…

  • Aug 28th, 2019 4:00pm
photo by DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Live anchovies are a hot item in Westport as the tuna season continues. Here a crew from Westport Seafood Inc.’s Tani Rae live swim anchovies into a net pen in Westport Marina.
COURTESY PHOTO
                                Congressman Derek Kilmer speaks to a group of about 60 at a town hall meeting in Westport Monday.

Congressman talks health care, jobs, tsunami prep at Westport town hall

Congressman Derek Kilmer shared “a really good dialogue” with about 60 people…

  • Aug 27th, 2019 4:30pm
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                                Congressman Derek Kilmer speaks to a group of about 60 at a town hall meeting in Westport Monday.

Hoquiam council accepts two property donations

Two landowners offered to donate their property to the City of Hoquiam.…

  • Aug 27th, 2019 4:30pm
photos by Kat Bryant | Grays Harbor News Group
                                About 140 vehicles were displayed at last year’s Corvettes at the Marina.

Corvettes, seafood and art coming to Marina

Clams, Corvettes and crafts are expected to draw hundreds of people to Westport on Saturday.

  • Aug 27th, 2019 11:28am
photos by Kat Bryant | Grays Harbor News Group
                                About 140 vehicles were displayed at last year’s Corvettes at the Marina.
PHOTO BY MARLICE GULACSIK
                                Marlice Gulacsik of Quinault shot this photo of a waterspout over Lake Quinault from her cabin Aug. 11. “It touched down at the water in front of July Creek Beach and headed north,” said Gulacsik.

Lake Quinault waterspout caught on camera

Marlice Gulacsik of Quinault captured quite a sight from her Lake Quinault…

  • Aug 24th, 2019 4:00pm
PHOTO BY MARLICE GULACSIK
                                Marlice Gulacsik of Quinault shot this photo of a waterspout over Lake Quinault from her cabin Aug. 11. “It touched down at the water in front of July Creek Beach and headed north,” said Gulacsik.