Dan Hammock

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COURTESY SHOALWATER BAY CASINO 
The Shoalwater Bay Casino in Tokeland is constructing a 400-square-foot sports book and lounge to run alongside its 291 slot machines. The state approved the Shoalwater Bay Tribe’s sports betting compact earlier this month.

Sports betting coming soon to Shoalwater Bay Casino

Sports betting enthusiasts in the coastal region could soon find out if…

  • Jun 18th, 2021 6:45pm
COURTESY SHOALWATER BAY CASINO 
The Shoalwater Bay Casino in Tokeland is constructing a 400-square-foot sports book and lounge to run alongside its 291 slot machines. The state approved the Shoalwater Bay Tribe’s sports betting compact earlier this month.
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The view from Hoquiam’s new waterfront park at Fifth and Adams before and after four clumps of alder trees were removed by the city after they were deemed hazards.

What happened to the trees at Hoquiam’s new waterfront park?

The freshly paved, unnamed waterfront park at South Adams and Fifth Street…

  • Jun 18th, 2021 6:45pm
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The view from Hoquiam’s new waterfront park at Fifth and Adams before and after four clumps of alder trees were removed by the city after they were deemed hazards.

Wild Olympics legislation gets hearing in Senate subcommittee

Controversial Wild Olympics legislation, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives in…

  • Jun 18th, 2021 6:45pm
Courtesy QaMar and Associates 
This is a vision of Simpson Avenue looking northwest from the intersection at Eighth Street from the city of Hoquiam’s revitalization plan. It shows how sidewalk extensions make the street more safe and walkable, and how blank walls on existing buildings have been replaced with thin “liner buildings” that can incorporate new uses.

Firm unveils ambitious Hoquiam downtown revitalization plan

An ambitious, long-term plan to revitalize downtown Hoquiam and its historic Olympic…

  • Jun 15th, 2021 5:30pm
Courtesy QaMar and Associates 
This is a vision of Simpson Avenue looking northwest from the intersection at Eighth Street from the city of Hoquiam’s revitalization plan. It shows how sidewalk extensions make the street more safe and walkable, and how blank walls on existing buildings have been replaced with thin “liner buildings” that can incorporate new uses.

Vaccine clinic to be held Saturday at Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma

Grays Harbor County Public Health will extend its COVID-19 vaccination reach into…

  • Jun 15th, 2021 5:30pm
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Aberdeen High School seniors walk to their seats under the scoreboard at Stewart Field on Friday evening.

Aberdeen Class of 2021 celebrates a unique senior year at graduation ceremony Friday

Rain didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of Aberdeen High School’s Class of 2021…

  • Jun 14th, 2021 6:30pm
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Aberdeen High School seniors walk to their seats under the scoreboard at Stewart Field on Friday evening.
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Elma High School seniors applaud 2021 salutatorian Sage Ainsworth after her address to the Class of 2021 at their graduation ceremony Saturday.

Elma graduates turn tassels at Elma fairgrounds

More than 100 Elma High School seniors ended their high school careers…

  • Jun 14th, 2021 6:30pm
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Elma High School seniors applaud 2021 salutatorian Sage Ainsworth after her address to the Class of 2021 at their graduation ceremony Saturday.

Public health: No evidence COVID vaccine affects fertility

Local public health officials say fears about the COVID-19 vaccine’s effects on…

  • Jun 14th, 2021 6:30pm
Shopping carts collected by the Aberdeen Public Works Department are taken to the wastewater treatment plant. City Code Enforcement contacts the shops that own the carts, who are expected to pick them up. (Courtesy Kellie Daniels)

Aberdeen eligible for more than $4.5 million in federal COVID relief funds

The Aberdeen City Council meeting on Wednesday featured discussions on revenue, July…

  • Jun 12th, 2021 10:15am
Shopping carts collected by the Aberdeen Public Works Department are taken to the wastewater treatment plant. City Code Enforcement contacts the shops that own the carts, who are expected to pick them up. (Courtesy Kellie Daniels)
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Jeff Hammers brought the original 1971 Satsop River Fair and Tin Cup Race rock festival banner to the D&R Events Center in Aberdeen on Wednesday. At left is Randy Beerbower from the Chehalis Valley Historical Society, and at right is John Kirkwood, who attended the festival.

Original Satsop rock festival banner makes appearance in Aberdeen

Just shy of 50 years ago, the Satsop River Fair and Tin…

  • Jun 12th, 2021 10:15am
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
Jeff Hammers brought the original 1971 Satsop River Fair and Tin Cup Race rock festival banner to the D&R Events Center in Aberdeen on Wednesday. At left is Randy Beerbower from the Chehalis Valley Historical Society, and at right is John Kirkwood, who attended the festival.

Free summer meals for kids 18 and younger in Aberdeen, Hoquiam, Ocosta school districts

The Aberdeen, Hoquiam and Ocosta school districts are offering free meals to…

  • Jun 12th, 2021 10:00am
COVID-19 cases by zip code in Grays Harbor County updated Friday, June 11. (Courtesy Grays Harbor County Public Health)

Hospital: don’t delay hospital visits out of fear of COVID

Local residents are being encouraged to head to the hospital if their…

  • Jun 12th, 2021 9:58am
COVID-19 cases by zip code in Grays Harbor County updated Friday, June 11. (Courtesy Grays Harbor County Public Health)
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A two-man crew works on a new single family home on Fairwood Drive SW in Ocean Shores, one of dozens of new builds popping up in the city every month.

Housing market booming in Ocean Shores

It’s apparent to any motorist that the Ocean Shores housing market is…

  • Jun 12th, 2021 9:57am
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A two-man crew works on a new single family home on Fairwood Drive SW in Ocean Shores, one of dozens of new builds popping up in the city every month.
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Harbor High School’s Class of 2021: From left, Connor Mottinger, Kieley King, Kimberly Ixcoy Pu, Brianna Reames, Trinity Anderson, Kylie Murphy, Baylie Palmer, Madison Edwards, and Makayla Dollarhyde.

Harbor High School graduates nine students

Nine Harbor High School graduates received their diplomas in a unique ceremony…

  • Jun 9th, 2021 6:30pm
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Harbor High School’s Class of 2021: From left, Connor Mottinger, Kieley King, Kimberly Ixcoy Pu, Brianna Reames, Trinity Anderson, Kylie Murphy, Baylie Palmer, Madison Edwards, and Makayla Dollarhyde.

Insanity defense fails, Danner found guilty of first-degree murder

A Grays Harbor County jury found Bria Jessie Danner guilty of first-degree…

  • Jun 9th, 2021 6:30pm
Ty Haskew, pictured with his dad, Pat, from Otis Orchards currently leads the Westport Charter Boat Association halibut derby with this 6.65-pound slab caught above the charter boat High Life May 16. Three more days have been added to the season, June 17, 20 and 24. (Courtesy Westport Weighmaster)

Three additional Westport halibut fishing days added

There will be an additional three days of halibut fishing out of…

  • Jun 9th, 2021 6:30pm
Ty Haskew, pictured with his dad, Pat, from Otis Orchards currently leads the Westport Charter Boat Association halibut derby with this 6.65-pound slab caught above the charter boat High Life May 16. Three more days have been added to the season, June 17, 20 and 24. (Courtesy Westport Weighmaster)
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Marsha Hendrick, left, and her sister Mary Wolfe, are both retiring this year after a combined 84 years experience with the Satsop School District.

Sisters with combined 80-plus years with Satsop School District retiring

Two sisters, with a combined 84 years of service to the Satsop…

  • Jun 9th, 2021 12:20pm
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Marsha Hendrick, left, and her sister Mary Wolfe, are both retiring this year after a combined 84 years experience with the Satsop School District.
A South Beach Regional Fire Authority vehicle blocks State Route 105 near the scene of a double-fatality two-car crash near O’Leary Creek Monday afternoon. (Courtesy Washington State Patrol)

Two dead in head-on crash on State Route 105

Two Grays Harbor County residents are dead after a two-car head-on crash…

  • Jun 8th, 2021 6:30pm
A South Beach Regional Fire Authority vehicle blocks State Route 105 near the scene of a double-fatality two-car crash near O’Leary Creek Monday afternoon. (Courtesy Washington State Patrol)
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Hoquiam High School’s newest class of graduates tosses its mortarboards into the air at the conclusion of the 2021 graduation ceremony at Olympic Stadium Sunday.

Hoquiam High celebrates Class of 2021 at Olympic Stadium ceremony Sunday

Graduating seniors and their families celebrated a year of challenges and perseverance…

  • Jun 7th, 2021 7:00pm
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Hoquiam High School’s newest class of graduates tosses its mortarboards into the air at the conclusion of the 2021 graduation ceremony at Olympic Stadium Sunday.
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McCleary Bear Festival royalty presented Mayor Brenda Orffer and members of the city council with 2021 Bear Festival pins Friday. Front row, from left, Jr. Prince Nathan Johnston, Sr. Queen Koral Young, Sr. Princess Taryn Ferrier, Jr. Princess Lola Van Blaricom. Back row, from left, Orffer, Councilman Jaron Heller, Councilman Brycen Huff, Councilwoman Joy Iversen.

They’re bringing the bear back to McCleary Bear Festival stew

They’re bringing the bear back to the McCleary Bear Festival. In 2019,…

  • Jun 7th, 2021 7:00pm
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McCleary Bear Festival royalty presented Mayor Brenda Orffer and members of the city council with 2021 Bear Festival pins Friday. Front row, from left, Jr. Prince Nathan Johnston, Sr. Queen Koral Young, Sr. Princess Taryn Ferrier, Jr. Princess Lola Van Blaricom. Back row, from left, Orffer, Councilman Jaron Heller, Councilman Brycen Huff, Councilwoman Joy Iversen.