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Courtesy Lee First, Twin Harbors Waterkeeper
Volunteers can help clean up the beach along Griffiths-Priday State Park in Copalis Beach Sunday, June 13. Twin Harbors Waterkeeper and the Olympia Surfriders are organizing the effort.

Beach cleanup slated for June 13 at Copalis Beach

A beach cleanup is scheduled for Sunday, June 13, starting at Griffiths-Priday…

  • Jun 4th, 2021 6:30pm
Courtesy Lee First, Twin Harbors Waterkeeper
Volunteers can help clean up the beach along Griffiths-Priday State Park in Copalis Beach Sunday, June 13. Twin Harbors Waterkeeper and the Olympia Surfriders are organizing the effort.
(Courtesy Grays Harbor County Public Health)
COVID-19 case pandemic totals in Grays Harbor County by ZIP code, updated Friday.

Public Health: Small number of ‘breakthrough cases’ show COVID-19 vaccine is effective

The small number of “breakthrough cases” — fully vaccinated individuals who test…

  • Jun 4th, 2021 6:30pm
(Courtesy Grays Harbor County Public Health)
COVID-19 case pandemic totals in Grays Harbor County by ZIP code, updated Friday.
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
Ten Hoquiam High School students were presented their Silver and Gold awards at the high school May 17. Back row from left: Makenna Catron, Joe Rodgers, Cayden Kempf, Noah Sudderth, Emiley Daniels. Front row from left: Sadie Carlyle, Tauni Hilliard, Hailey Lawrence, Emiley Elders and Amelia Mohr.

Aberdeen, Hoquiam high school students earn 2021 Silver and Gold honors

Hoquiam and Aberdeen high school seniors who received “Silver and Gold” awards…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021 5:30pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
Ten Hoquiam High School students were presented their Silver and Gold awards at the high school May 17. Back row from left: Makenna Catron, Joe Rodgers, Cayden Kempf, Noah Sudderth, Emiley Daniels. Front row from left: Sadie Carlyle, Tauni Hilliard, Hailey Lawrence, Emiley Elders and Amelia Mohr.

Firefighter files suit against Ocean Shores over accrued military leave

By Dan Hammock The Daily World The city of Ocean Shores has…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021 5:30pm

Good Samaritan assists mom, two kids from potential trouble in Ocean Shores surf

An ocean-related incident off the Pacific Boulevard Northwest beach approach in Ocean…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021 5:30pm

Insanity defense will be considered in jury trial of Aberdeen murder suspect

The defense and prosecution said at the start of the first-degree murder…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021 5:30pm
Brian Shay of Montesano and his daughter Rachel Shay enjoyed some great digging Friday morning at Mocrocks. (Courtesy Alissa Shay)

Nearly 16,000 razor clam diggers at Mocrocks the last four digs of the season

More than 15,000 diggers hit Mocrocks Beach for the final four days…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021 8:15am
Brian Shay of Montesano and his daughter Rachel Shay enjoyed some great digging Friday morning at Mocrocks. (Courtesy Alissa Shay)

Trial in 2019 Aberdeen GuestHouse stabbing death starts Wednesday

The first-degree murder trial of an Aberdeen woman, who stabbed the co-owner…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021 8:15am

Aberdeen to make its water treatment safer

A safer, more modern way to treat Aberdeen’s drinking water is on…

  • May 31st, 2021 6:30pm
DAVE HAVILAND | THE DAILY WORLD 
Congressman Derek Kilmer has requested $2.2 million from the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for Heron Street Bridge rehabilitation efforts.

Congressman requests funds for Aberdeen, Hoquiam flood prevention projects, others

Congressman Derek Kilmer has requested funds for several local projects — including…

  • May 31st, 2021 6:30pm
DAVE HAVILAND | THE DAILY WORLD 
Congressman Derek Kilmer has requested $2.2 million from the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for Heron Street Bridge rehabilitation efforts.
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor personnel place the memorial reef at Sunday’s Blessing of the Fleet in Westport. In the background is commercial troller Brittany May, one of four commercial vessels to join in the ceremony.

Westport Blessing of the Fleet honors lost mariners, prays for bountiful, safe season

More than 100 people honored those who lost their lives at sea…

  • May 31st, 2021 6:30pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor personnel place the memorial reef at Sunday’s Blessing of the Fleet in Westport. In the background is commercial troller Brittany May, one of four commercial vessels to join in the ceremony.

Aberdeen, Hoquiam libraries expanding services June 1

The Aberdeen and Hoquiam libraries will open their doors to the public…

  • May 28th, 2021 7:00pm
Wyatt Haupt

New editor takes the helm of the Daily World

Daily World Publisher Mike Hrycko introduced Wyatt Haupt Jr. as the newspaper’s…

  • May 28th, 2021 7:00pm
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(Courtesy Grays Harbor Public Health)

Prom exposure pushes entire Hoquiam School District back to remote learning

A handful of Hoquiam High School students tested positive for COVID-19 after…

  • May 28th, 2021 7:00pm
(Courtesy Grays Harbor Public Health)
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
Expect heavy traffic this holiday weekend on State Route 109, especially Friday and Sunday mornings with the final two razor clam digs of the season at Mocrocks Beach.

Expect very high traffic volumes as travelers head to the beaches Memorial Day Weekend

Weekend traffic has been a bear through Aberdeen and Hoquiam at times…

  • May 26th, 2021 4:00pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
Expect heavy traffic this holiday weekend on State Route 109, especially Friday and Sunday mornings with the final two razor clam digs of the season at Mocrocks Beach.

Hoquiam Juneteenth ordinance fails for a second time

The Hoquiam City Council again narrowly rejected an ordinance Monday that would…

  • May 25th, 2021 5:35pm

Hoquiam sets laser light show at Gable Park June 4

A laser light show will light up Gable Park in Hoquiam June…

  • May 25th, 2021 5:35pm

Crowded field in some Aberdeen, Ocean Shores council primaries

Prosecutor and Port commissioner draw no opponents

  • May 25th, 2021 9:18am

Submissions sought for North Beach online art show

The North Beach Artists Guild is seeking submissions for its new online…

  • May 25th, 2021 9:18am
NIKKI GWIN PHOTO 
Grays Harbor County COVID-19 Incident Management Team Planning Section Chief Nick Falley holds a sign showing the total number of shots administered at the mass vaccination site at the Port of Grays Harbor. The last day of operations at the site was Friday.

Vax clinics at health building now

Port site closes; thousands of volunteer hours

  • May 25th, 2021 9:17am
NIKKI GWIN PHOTO 
Grays Harbor County COVID-19 Incident Management Team Planning Section Chief Nick Falley holds a sign showing the total number of shots administered at the mass vaccination site at the Port of Grays Harbor. The last day of operations at the site was Friday.