Dan Hammock

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Aberdeen mayor, council member clash over comments

A brief but heated exchange between Aberdeen Mayor Pete Schave and council…

  • Aug 17th, 2021 10:54am
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The Chic Clique, a team of all-female veterans who fished aboard the Beastmode, brought in a good haul of albacore at the Mission Outdoors Washington Tuna Classic in Westport Saturday. Their five biggest fish weighed in at over 120 pounds total.

Loads of fun, and fish, at 2021 Washington Tuna Classic

The blue cart with “WTC” stenciled in white heading for the Westport…

  • Aug 17th, 2021 8:31am
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
The Chic Clique, a team of all-female veterans who fished aboard the Beastmode, brought in a good haul of albacore at the Mission Outdoors Washington Tuna Classic in Westport Saturday. Their five biggest fish weighed in at over 120 pounds total.
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A pedestrian wades through deep water in front of the Becker Building at the corner of Wishkah and I streets in Aberdeen after heavy rains caused widespread flooding on Jan. 4, 2014.

Planners to ask Aberdeen for $7 million local commitment to North Shore Levee

Project managers will ask for a $7 million commitment from the city…

  • Aug 15th, 2021 11:35am
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A pedestrian wades through deep water in front of the Becker Building at the corner of Wishkah and I streets in Aberdeen after heavy rains caused widespread flooding on Jan. 4, 2014.
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The Hoquiam mayor, as of August 2022, will have the authority to impose an emergency consumer fireworks ban in the event of high fire danger.

Hoquiam Council gives mayor emergency fireworks ban powers

After a fair amount of discussion, the Hoquiam City Council voted on…

  • Aug 13th, 2021 8:40am
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The Hoquiam mayor, as of August 2022, will have the authority to impose an emergency consumer fireworks ban in the event of high fire danger.
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Shoalwater Bay woodcarver Earl Davis displayed this cedar sign he created for the Tokeland Hotel at the 2019 Tokeland Woodfest.

Catch the buzz at Tokeland Woodfest this weekend

It’ll be buzzing in Tokeland this weekend as the 13th annual Tokeland…

  • Aug 11th, 2021 8:43pm
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Shoalwater Bay woodcarver Earl Davis displayed this cedar sign he created for the Tokeland Hotel at the 2019 Tokeland Woodfest.

Hoquiam awarded $1.44 million for bike path/sidewalk project

The city of Hoquiam has been awarded a $1.44 million state grant…

  • Aug 11th, 2021 7:45pm
Courtesy of U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer 
From left, U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, Quinault Indian Nation President Guy Capoeman, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and Quinault Indian Nation Vice President Fawn Sharp talk climate resiliency and village relocation in Taholah.

U.S. Secretary of the Interior visits Taholah

Talks funding for Quinault Nation village relocation, broadband

  • Aug 11th, 2021 5:19pm
Courtesy of U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer 
From left, U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, Quinault Indian Nation President Guy Capoeman, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and Quinault Indian Nation Vice President Fawn Sharp talk climate resiliency and village relocation in Taholah.
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Standing in front of the Fry Creek pump station discussing the plans for the bigger and better one soon to be constructed, from left, are Grays Harbor County Commissioner Kevin Pine, Hoquiam City Administrator Brian Shay, Ty Johnson of HDR Engineering, and Congressman Derek Kilmer. Kilmer was in town Friday for a tour of the length of the proposed North Shore Levee and North Shore Levee West Segment.

Congressman tours Hoquiam, Aberdeen levee project

As Aberdeen and Hoquiam continue to search out funding for its ambitious…

  • Aug 10th, 2021 8:17am
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
Standing in front of the Fry Creek pump station discussing the plans for the bigger and better one soon to be constructed, from left, are Grays Harbor County Commissioner Kevin Pine, Hoquiam City Administrator Brian Shay, Ty Johnson of HDR Engineering, and Congressman Derek Kilmer. Kilmer was in town Friday for a tour of the length of the proposed North Shore Levee and North Shore Levee West Segment.
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Elma Mayor Jim Sorensen and Police Chief Susan Shultz stand in the auditorium of the just-purchased new police station.

Elma Police get more room to protect and serve

New, larger, more modern building purchased this week

  • Aug 8th, 2021 8:39pm
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Elma Mayor Jim Sorensen and Police Chief Susan Shultz stand in the auditorium of the just-purchased new police station.
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Three years after the armory fire displaced the Aberdeen Museum of History there are still no firm plans for the future of an Aberdeen museum.

Aberdeen museum board, mayor clash over museum plans

The Aberdeen museum board and Mayor Pete Schave are not seeing eye-to-eye…

  • Aug 7th, 2021 8:24pm
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Three years after the armory fire displaced the Aberdeen Museum of History there are still no firm plans for the future of an Aberdeen museum.
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Volunteers with the Mission Outdoors Washington Tuna Classic filet the day’s catch in the Westport boat basin. The year this photo was taken, 2019, the tournament donated close to 10,000 pounds of tuna for local food banks.

Washington Tuna Classic in Westport a big draw for veterans, families

The 13th annual Mission Outdoors Washington Tuna Classic returns to Westport on…

  • Aug 5th, 2021 10:03pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
Volunteers with the Mission Outdoors Washington Tuna Classic filet the day’s catch in the Westport boat basin. The year this photo was taken, 2019, the tournament donated close to 10,000 pounds of tuna for local food banks.

Council races shaping up after first primary ballot count

City Council races across the county are shaping up after the first…

  • Aug 5th, 2021 9:24am
Ward B. Johnson of Rohnert Park, California, won the daily Westport Charterboat Association derby Aug. 3 with this 16.95-pound Chinook. Salmon fishing out of Westport goes to seven days a week starting Friday. (Courtesy Westport Weighmaster)

Westport salmon fishing open seven days a week starting Friday

Starting Friday, salmon fishing out of Westport will be open seven days…

  • Aug 5th, 2021 9:21am
Ward B. Johnson of Rohnert Park, California, won the daily Westport Charterboat Association derby Aug. 3 with this 16.95-pound Chinook. Salmon fishing out of Westport goes to seven days a week starting Friday. (Courtesy Westport Weighmaster)
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Construction will begin Aug. 16 on this section of Highway 101 south of Cosmopolis on Cosi Hill. The roadway has been alternating one-way traffic since heavy rains caused it to collapse in January 2020, shortly before this picture was taken.

Work begins Aug. 16 to stabilize 101 at Cosi Hill slide area

Relief is coming for traffic on Highway 101 at Cosi Hill. The…

  • Aug 4th, 2021 7:56am
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
Construction will begin Aug. 16 on this section of Highway 101 south of Cosmopolis on Cosi Hill. The roadway has been alternating one-way traffic since heavy rains caused it to collapse in January 2020, shortly before this picture was taken.
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The many volunteers who gave their time and energy to the county’s COVID-19 pandemic response were honored Saturday. Those attending the Emergency Preparedness Expo were asked to raise their hands to be recognized.

County’s pandemic response volunteers honored

The hundreds of volunteers who drove Grays Harbor County’s COVID-19 pandemic response…

  • Aug 3rd, 2021 2:29pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
The many volunteers who gave their time and energy to the county’s COVID-19 pandemic response were honored Saturday. Those attending the Emergency Preparedness Expo were asked to raise their hands to be recognized.
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The formation of the South Beach Regional Fire Authority in October 2017 included a major rebranding and public education effort.

Nearly four years in, South Beach RFA shows benefits of consolidation

In October 2017, the South Beach Regional Fire Authority (SBRFA) combined the…

  • Aug 3rd, 2021 8:03am
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
The formation of the South Beach Regional Fire Authority in October 2017 included a major rebranding and public education effort.
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McDermoth Elementary in Aberdeen, along with all other schools in the state, will require masks for all its students and staff when schools come back into session in September.

Aberdeen, Hoquiam schools prepare for masks-required fall opener

In a move aimed at protecting school children and others, face masks…

  • Aug 2nd, 2021 8:11am
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McDermoth Elementary in Aberdeen, along with all other schools in the state, will require masks for all its students and staff when schools come back into session in September.
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Grays Harbor Conservation District foresters David Houk, center, and Jim Getchman, right, presented Hoquiam Mayor Ben Winkelman a marker for the city’s recently-certified watershed tree farm.

Hoquiam watershed forests are now certified tree farms

The city of Hoquiam’s watershed forests have received American Tree Farm System…

  • Jul 30th, 2021 8:07am
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Grays Harbor Conservation District foresters David Houk, center, and Jim Getchman, right, presented Hoquiam Mayor Ben Winkelman a marker for the city’s recently-certified watershed tree farm.
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The North Shore Levee—West Segment would follow the west bank of the Hoquiam River from the north city limits south to the Simpson Avenue Bridge before winding west and then north to State Route 109.

Planning work continues on Hoquiam flood protection levee

The Hoquiam City Council has approved a $4.4 million agreement with an…

  • Jul 29th, 2021 8:32am
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
The North Shore Levee—West Segment would follow the west bank of the Hoquiam River from the north city limits south to the Simpson Avenue Bridge before winding west and then north to State Route 109.
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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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