Dan Hammock

Dan posted 1201 stories to The Daily World.
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REA HOLCOMB PHOTO 
A pile of rubble is all that remains of a residence in the Travel Inn RV Resort in Elma. Two people suffered burns in an explosion and fire at the residence Saturday and were transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for treatment.

Elma RV park explosion sends two to the hospital with burns Saturday

An explosion at an RV park in the 800 block of East…

  • Feb 23rd, 2021 4:30pm
REA HOLCOMB PHOTO 
A pile of rubble is all that remains of a residence in the Travel Inn RV Resort in Elma. Two people suffered burns in an explosion and fire at the residence Saturday and were transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for treatment.
Grays Harbor County COVID-19 cases by zip code, map updated Feb. 19.

Second dose vaccinations this week at county mass vaccination site

Public health managers working to secure more first doses in the coming weeks

  • Feb 23rd, 2021 4:30pm
Grays Harbor County COVID-19 cases by zip code, map updated Feb. 19.
COURTESY PHOTO 
Freshman 19th District Sen. Jeff Wilson, R-Longview, addresses the Senate’s virtual session Thursday as his bill to allow local voter-approved public safety sales taxes to be used for emergency medical services passes unanimously.

Freshman 19th District senator’s first bill passes Senate, offers funding option for EMS training

Freshman 19th District Sen. Jeff Wilson’s first bill cleared the state Senate…

  • Feb 19th, 2021 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO 
Freshman 19th District Sen. Jeff Wilson, R-Longview, addresses the Senate’s virtual session Thursday as his bill to allow local voter-approved public safety sales taxes to be used for emergency medical services passes unanimously.

New case numbers dropping in Grays Harbor County

Four additional COVID-19-related deaths were reported in Grays Harbor County Tuesday, Feb.…

  • Feb 19th, 2021 4:30pm

Second dose vaccinations focus of mass vaccination site this week

The focus for next week at the county’s mass vaccination site will…

  • Feb 19th, 2021 4:30pm

Pacific County case rate drops, vaccinations scheduled this week

COVID-19 case rates continue to fall in Pacific County, and appointments are…

  • Feb 17th, 2021 3:45pm

Clatsop County Public Health Director accepts job with Grays Harbor County

Grays Harbor Public Health and Social Services will have a new director…

  • Feb 16th, 2021 3:30pm
COURTESY DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY 
The Westport commercial crab vessel Terry F came ashore off of the north end of Leadbetter Point State Park after it lost power and took on water on “dump day” Saturday.

Dump day tragedy for Westport commercial crabber

Gear put-in day, “dump day” is it’s known, for one Westport coastal…

  • Feb 16th, 2021 3:30pm
COURTESY DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY 
The Westport commercial crab vessel Terry F came ashore off of the north end of Leadbetter Point State Park after it lost power and took on water on “dump day” Saturday.

Seabrook Community Foundation budgets $120,000 for 2021 scholarships

The Seabrook Community Foundation has budgeted $120,000 for its scholarship program in…

  • Feb 15th, 2021 4:01pm
COURTESY HOQUIAM POLICE DEPARTMENT 
Flames and smoke pour from the front of a home in the 400 block of 11th Street in Hoquiam Sunday.

Sunday fire on 11th Street in Hoquiam damages home, occupant able to escape unharmed

No injuries were reported in a Hoquiam house fire Sunday that caused…

  • Feb 15th, 2021 4:01pm
COURTESY HOQUIAM POLICE DEPARTMENT 
Flames and smoke pour from the front of a home in the 400 block of 11th Street in Hoquiam Sunday.
A look inside the fencing around the homeless camp adjacent to Aberdeen City Hall, visible in the background. (Photo Courtesy Kellie Daniels)

Aberdeen mayor has plan to tackle the growing garbage problem downtown

Two temps to be hired while city works out longer-term plan

  • Feb 13th, 2021 8:50am
A look inside the fencing around the homeless camp adjacent to Aberdeen City Hall, visible in the background. (Photo Courtesy Kellie Daniels)

City of Aberdeen hospitality business relief grant applications available now

Applications for a share of $90,000 in City of Aberdeen grants for…

  • Feb 12th, 2021 4:00pm

City of Aberdeen’s Main Street funding extended through March

The Aberdeen City Council has agreed to financially support the Aberdeen Main…

  • Feb 12th, 2021 4:00pm
COURTESY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE 
A Wednesday morning update shows the potential for snowfall Thursday through Saturday.
COURTESY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE 
A Wednesday morning update shows the potential for snowfall Thursday through Saturday.

Corrections announces fifth COVID-related death of Stafford Creek inmate

For the first time in months, Grays Harbor Public Health reported no…

  • Feb 10th, 2021 3:30pm
Lisa Scott

Scott chosen from nine candidates to fill Ocean Shores council vacancy

Out of a long list of candidates, Lisa Scott was selected Monday…

  • Feb 10th, 2021 3:30pm
Lisa Scott
The $20 million annual coastal commercial Dungeness crab fishery will open at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16. (Dan Hammock/The Daily World)

Coastal commercial Dungeness crab fishing gets the go-ahead starting Feb. 16

Recreational fishery to remain closed

  • Feb 9th, 2021 4:30pm
The $20 million annual coastal commercial Dungeness crab fishery will open at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16. (Dan Hammock/The Daily World)

Harbor hospitals treating COVID patients, available beds not currently an issue

COVID-19-related hospitalizations seem to be leveling off in the county after a…

  • Feb 9th, 2021 4:30pm
COURTESY GRAYS HARBOR PUBLIC HEALTH 
Total COVID-19 case numbers by zip code, updated Friday.

County records its 40th Covid death

The COVID-19 death total in Grays Harbor County has reached 40, with…

  • Feb 8th, 2021 4:45pm
COURTESY GRAYS HARBOR PUBLIC HEALTH 
Total COVID-19 case numbers by zip code, updated Friday.