Dan Hammock

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Woman jumps from Chehalis River Bridge

Hours after a man jumped off the Wishkah River Bridge in East…

  • Jul 10th, 2021 12:05pm
Courtesy Westport South Beach Historical Society 
The Grayland Cranberry Museum reopened over the July 4 weekend, under the guidance of the Westport South Beach Historical Society.

Grayland Cranberry Museum under new ownership, reopened on limited schedule July 3

The Cranberry Museum in Grayland reopened on July 3 with a new…

  • Jul 7th, 2021 6:30pm
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The Grayland Cranberry Museum reopened over the July 4 weekend, under the guidance of the Westport South Beach Historical Society.

Standoff with knife-wielding suspect blocks traffic for hours on State Route 105

State Route 105 was blocked in both directions for seven hours on…

  • Jul 7th, 2021 6:30pm
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Author Jeff Burlingame and his son, Grayson, at the dedication of Burlingame’s star on the Aberdeen Walk of Fame in front of the Aberdeen Timberland Regional Library on Market Street Saturday.

Author recalls humble Aberdeen youth at Aberdeen Walk of Fame star dedication

Award-winning author Jeff Burlingame recalled his humble South Aberdeen beginnings on Saturday…

  • Jul 6th, 2021 6:00pm
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Author Jeff Burlingame and his son, Grayson, at the dedication of Burlingame’s star on the Aberdeen Walk of Fame in front of the Aberdeen Timberland Regional Library on Market Street Saturday.
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The Bear Festival roars back into McCleary starting Friday. Crowds for the 2019 parade filled in early along South Third Street and West Simpson Avenue.

Bear Festival roars back into McCleary this weekend

There’s plenty to celebrate at the McCleary Bear Festival. First of all,…

  • Jul 5th, 2021 5:00pm
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The Bear Festival roars back into McCleary starting Friday. Crowds for the 2019 parade filled in early along South Third Street and West Simpson Avenue.
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Cosmopolis’ first fire apparatus, the 1882 Old Tiger #1, made its way down Market Street in the Aberdeen Founders Day parade.

Good crowd celebrates return of Aberdeen Founders Day parade

The Aberdeen Founders Day parade returned on Saturday with a good crowd…

  • Jul 5th, 2021 5:00pm
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Cosmopolis’ first fire apparatus, the 1882 Old Tiger #1, made its way down Market Street in the Aberdeen Founders Day parade.

Ocean Pours Taproom makes Grays Harbor Youth Works its nonprofit of the month

Ocean Pours Taproom in Ocean Shores announced it’s making Grays Harbor Youth…

  • Jul 5th, 2021 5:00pm

‘Some bright spots’ in recent survey of students regarding pandemic impact

Results of a survey of about 65,000 middle and high school students…

  • Jul 3rd, 2021 1:30am
Aberdeen Police Chief Steve Shumate

Aberdeen Police Chief outlines impacts of state police reform legislation

Limitations on pursuits, use of force, tactics, mental health response, more

  • Jul 3rd, 2021 1:30am
Aberdeen Police Chief Steve Shumate
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Drone shot shows traffic backing up in the right lane of eastbound Highway 12 in East Aberdeen due to a train stopped on the tracks, blocking access to Walmart and several other businesses.

Senator talks funding for rail crossings improvements

Efforts to fund rail crossing improvements, including the East Aberdeen rail separation…

  • Jul 3rd, 2021 1:30am
Courtesy City of Aberdeen
Drone shot shows traffic backing up in the right lane of eastbound Highway 12 in East Aberdeen due to a train stopped on the tracks, blocking access to Walmart and several other businesses.

Aberdeen, Hoquiam, Cosi team to hire ‘behavioral health navigator’

Police departments in Aberdeen, Cosmopolis and Hoquiam teamed up to hire a…

  • Jun 30th, 2021 8:30pm
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Founders Day parade and celebration returns to Aberdeen Saturday

After plans for a virtual event fell through last year due to…

  • Jun 30th, 2021 8:30pm
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A free laser light and music show will light up Sonshine Park in Hoquiam after sunset July 4. This photo is from the show at the park last July 4. (Courtesy Ben Winkelman)

Free laser show, outdoor movie screening at Sonshine Park in Hoquiam this weekend

A free laser show and an outdoor screening of “The Princess Bride”…

  • Jun 30th, 2021 8:30pm
A free laser light and music show will light up Sonshine Park in Hoquiam after sunset July 4. This photo is from the show at the park last July 4. (Courtesy Ben Winkelman)

How one city came together to protect its vulnerable from weekend heat wave

As it became clear a dangerous wave of record-setting heat was coming…

  • Jun 30th, 2021 8:30pm
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Elma and Cosmopolis have banned the use of personal fireworks due to fire danger through July 5. There will be a professional fireworks show July 4 in Aberdeen over the Chehalis River.

Cosi, Elma issue emergency orders banning the use of fireworks

Updated 8:44 a.m. July 1 The cities of Elma and Cosmopolis issued…

  • Jun 30th, 2021 8:45am
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Elma and Cosmopolis have banned the use of personal fireworks due to fire danger through July 5. There will be a professional fireworks show July 4 in Aberdeen over the Chehalis River.
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The city of Hoquiam is eligible to receive $2,416,026 in American Rescue Act COVID relief money. The city made the announcement on Monday.

Hoquiam eligible for more than $2.4 million in American Rescue Act relief funds

The city of Hoquiam is eligible for more than $2.4 million in…

  • Jun 29th, 2021 6:30pm
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The city of Hoquiam is eligible to receive $2,416,026 in American Rescue Act COVID relief money. The city made the announcement on Monday.
The Oakville Independence Day celebration, parade and all, returns Saturday after a COVID-related year off last year. (Courtesy Oakville Chamber of Commerce)

Oakville’s Independence Day celebration returns July 3

After a year’s hiatus due to the pandemic, the city of Oakville’s…

  • Jun 29th, 2021 6:30pm
The Oakville Independence Day celebration, parade and all, returns Saturday after a COVID-related year off last year. (Courtesy Oakville Chamber of Commerce)
Courtesy Melissa Baum 
The Lindsey Baum Memorial Garden at Beerbower Park is festooned with balloons, signs and toys on Saturday, the 12th anniversary of her disappearance from McCleary. She was 10 when she disappeared. Her remains were found in Kittitas County in 2018.

2003 McCleary rape, abduction case suspect out on $250K bail

The man arrested June 15 after DNA evidence linked him to a…

  • Jun 29th, 2021 10:18am
Courtesy Melissa Baum 
The Lindsey Baum Memorial Garden at Beerbower Park is festooned with balloons, signs and toys on Saturday, the 12th anniversary of her disappearance from McCleary. She was 10 when she disappeared. Her remains were found in Kittitas County in 2018.
The tall ship Lady Washington won’t be in town for a July 4 fireworks sail as it has in past years, but there still will be fireworks over the Chehalis River in Aberdeen this year. (File photo)

Fireworks, parades slated for July 4 weekend

You’ve got a few choices for professional fireworks shows in Grays Harbor…

  • Jun 28th, 2021 6:30pm
The tall ship Lady Washington won’t be in town for a July 4 fireworks sail as it has in past years, but there still will be fireworks over the Chehalis River in Aberdeen this year. (File photo)
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The Columbia River Association of Pirates, who call themselves the C.R.A.P. Crew, recruit new crew members at Rusty Scuppers Pirate Daze in Westport on Saturday.

Good crowd braves high temperatures at Rusty Scuppers Pirate Daze

Pirates, folk music, food, cannon fire and — a pirate bunny? These…

  • Jun 28th, 2021 6:30pm
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The Columbia River Association of Pirates, who call themselves the C.R.A.P. Crew, recruit new crew members at Rusty Scuppers Pirate Daze in Westport on Saturday.