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Larry Tsunoda, of Shoreline, will get a $10,000 check Saturday for this Chinook, which is the largest in the 2021 Westport Charterboat Association derby.

Westport salmon derby winners will get checks Saturday

The Westport Charterboat Association will hand out $11,500 in prize money on…

 

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The first nine days of razor clam digs for the 2021-22 season have been approved, starting with an early morning tide at Long Beach, Mocrocks and Twin Harbors beaches on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021.

It’s a go: razor clam digs begin Friday

The first series of razor clam digs in the 2021-22 season have…

 

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Johnny Boggs competes in the challenging and entertaining obstacle pole competition at the 2021 Hoquiam Loggers Payday competition Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at Olympic Stadium.

Local loggers show their stuff at 2021 Hoquiam Loggers Playday

The 2021 Hoquiam Loggers Playday competition held Saturday, Sept. 11, at Olympic…

 

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Eligible families are set to receive a third round of monthly child tax credit direct payments this week.

3rd round of child tax credit payments go out this week

Eligible families are set to receive a third round of monthly child…

  • Sep 13th, 2021
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Eligible families are set to receive a third round of monthly child tax credit direct payments this week.
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More tents have been coming into the homeless tent camp adjacent to Aberdeen City Hall in the months since its apparent closure in July.

Despite closure, Aberdeen City Hall homeless tent camp grows

Despite its closure in July, the homeless tent camp adjacent to Aberdeen…

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More tents have been coming into the homeless tent camp adjacent to Aberdeen City Hall in the months since its apparent closure in July.
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Aberdeen City Engineer takes new job with Port of Grays Harbor

Aberdeen City Engineer Kris Koski, an instrumental player in big projects like…

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Aberdeen/Hoquiam fire service consolidation video coming soon

With only a handful of people showing up to two public open…

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The Aberdeen Museum of History’s Old Tiger 1855 fire pumper was one of the many artifacts salvaged from the armory fire of June 2018. It, along with some other larger pieces, was moved into the current collection storage facility off Port Industrial Road in September 2018, where the recovered collection remains.

Aberdeen Museum of History’s future a hot topic

With the future of the Aberdeen Museum of History still in question…

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The Aberdeen Museum of History’s Old Tiger 1855 fire pumper was one of the many artifacts salvaged from the armory fire of June 2018. It, along with some other larger pieces, was moved into the current collection storage facility off Port Industrial Road in September 2018, where the recovered collection remains.

When paying $60,000 above asking price feels like a deal: Here’s what a cooling housing market looks like in the Seattle area

SEATTLE — The white-hot Seattle-area housing market has started to cool, by…

  • Sep 9th, 2021
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Shoalwater Bay Tribe member Mary Downs with a portrait Eugene Landry painted of her in 1969. It will be part of the display of Landry’s works at the tribe’s museum starting Sept. 17, 2021.

Shoalwater Bay tribal artist’s long-missing works going on display

Shoalwater Bay community member Judith Altruda was researching an article she wanted…

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Shoalwater Bay Tribe member Mary Downs with a portrait Eugene Landry painted of her in 1969. It will be part of the display of Landry’s works at the tribe’s museum starting Sept. 17, 2021.

PUD planned power outage in Ocean Shores on Thursday

The Grays Harbor Public Utility District is notifying customers in Ocean Shores…

  • Sep 8th, 2021

Blood drive set for Twin Harbors area

The American Red Cross, Pacific Northwest Region has announced several blood drives…

  • Sep 8th, 2021
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Your 2021 Hoquiam Loggers Playday court: From left, Queen Kamryn Tate Krohn, Yesica Pena, Eva Cummings, Emily Watkins and Payton Pappan.

56th annual Hoquiam Loggers Playday roars back Saturday

Loud. That’s what you can expect from Hoquiam’s Loggers Playday on Saturday,…

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Your 2021 Hoquiam Loggers Playday court: From left, Queen Kamryn Tate Krohn, Yesica Pena, Eva Cummings, Emily Watkins and Payton Pappan.
Volunteer grillers prepare oysters, salmon, white fish and sides at the Westport Seafood Festival Saturday. The barbecue grills were hot and hundreds went through the food line and vendor tents set up in front of the Westport Maritime Museum from noon to 5 p.m. (Courtesy Westport Grayland Chamber of Commerce)

Seafood fest, end of salmon season, Corvettes top off another busy Westport summer

Westport ended its summer with a bang. The working seaport had another…

  • Sep 7th, 2021
Volunteer grillers prepare oysters, salmon, white fish and sides at the Westport Seafood Festival Saturday. The barbecue grills were hot and hundreds went through the food line and vendor tents set up in front of the Westport Maritime Museum from noon to 5 p.m. (Courtesy Westport Grayland Chamber of Commerce)

Two class reunions canceled

With the rising number of Covid-19 cases and the Delta variance in…

  • Sep 8th, 2021
COVID-19 cases by zip code, updated Sept. 3. (Courtesy Grays Harbor County Public Health)

349 new cases, five new COVID deaths as fifth wave washes through county

The fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to pound Grays Harbor…

COVID-19 cases by zip code, updated Sept. 3. (Courtesy Grays Harbor County Public Health)
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Lawmakers struck a nearly $900 billion COVID-19 relief deal including another round of stimulus checks and jobless benefits for struggling Americans.

120,000 Washingtonians will lose jobless benefits this week

Just in time for Labor Day, 120,000 jobless Washingtonians will lose their…

  • Sep 6th, 2021
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Lawmakers struck a nearly $900 billion COVID-19 relief deal including another round of stimulus checks and jobless benefits for struggling Americans.
Workers put together the massive stage at the 1971 Satsop River music festival. 	courtesy of darrell Westmoreland

Music festival rocked the Satsop 50 years ago

Fifty years ago, on Sept. 3, 1971, tens of thousands of festivalgoers…

Workers put together the massive stage at the 1971 Satsop River music festival. 	courtesy of darrell Westmoreland

Negotiations ongoing for Shoalwater Bay Casino sports betting

Ongoing negotiations with the state will likely push back sports betting at…

  • Sep 7th, 2021

Westport: final day of salmon fishing Sept. 7

Salmon fishing has been hot out of Westport the last several weeks…

  • Sep 4th, 2021