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Retroactive unemployment payments ensure full benefits for eligible Washingtonians

OLYMPIA — Washington State Employment Security Department Commissioner, Suzi LeVine, released this…

  • Mar 31st, 2020

 

Coronavirus News Update

Dr. Fauci says ‘we’ll get through this’ in uplifting coronavirus bedside message…

  • Mar 31st, 2020

 

Second positive COVID-19 result announced in Grays Harbor County

First patient who tested positive listed as ‘recovered’ by GHCH

 

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                                The Department of Health said there is no current evidence COVID-19 can spread through food, whether from the grocery store or from takeout and delivery.

Department of Health: No need to disinfect your groceries

The Washington State Department of Health said Sunday there is no need…

  • Mar 30th, 2020
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                                The Department of Health said there is no current evidence COVID-19 can spread through food, whether from the grocery store or from takeout and delivery.

Local foundations help with purchase of 10 ventilators at GHCH

Grays Harbor Community Hospital is purchasing 10 ventilators, with financial help from…

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                                The crew at Koko’s Mexican Restaurant in Seabrook made 1,000 burritos for the kids in the North Beach School District Saturday. The Seabrook Community Foundation donated the funds for the ingredients, and the Front Street Market loaned out the boxes for delivery.

Seabrook Foundation buys ventilators, teams with eateries to feed the North Beach

The Seabrook Community Foundation recently donated more than $50,000 so Grays Harbor…

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                                The crew at Koko’s Mexican Restaurant in Seabrook made 1,000 burritos for the kids in the North Beach School District Saturday. The Seabrook Community Foundation donated the funds for the ingredients, and the Front Street Market loaned out the boxes for delivery.

Pacific County: 55 COVID-19 tests adminstered, none positive

Donations of personal protective equipment accepted at Sheriff’s offices

  • Mar 31st, 2020

Harbor Facebook group connecting people to help one another

A Facebook group called Harbor Help for the Home Bound is linking people all over the county with items and services they need.

  • Mar 30th, 2020

Serving extra kindness on the side

Restaurants all around the Twin Harbors are adapting their operations to continue cooking for their customers through the pandemic. A few are going above and beyond the call.

  • Mar 30th, 2020

Commerce announces grants for Grays Harbor, other rural counties dealing with COVID-19

The Washington State Department of Commerce has announced $1.8 million in additional…

Coronavirus News Roundup

Federal social distancing guidelines to be extended to April 30, Trump says…

  • Mar 30th, 2020

Everybody’s got stories to tell; tell us yours

By Mike Hrycko Daily World publisher Life was so much simpler just…

  • Mar 29th, 2020

Grays Harbor Health Officer orders COVID-19 testing be prioritized

Testing supplies are limited, but Grays Harbor Public Health is working to increase supplies

  • Mar 30th, 2020
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                                Hoquiam High School track and grandstands are pretty much empty these days.

Prep coaches and athletes are still hopeful of salvaging seasons

The closure of schools and postponement of all extra-curricular activities until at…

  • Mar 29th, 2020
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                                Hoquiam High School track and grandstands are pretty much empty these days.
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                                Some examples of the masks made by local quilters and donated to Grays Harbor Community Hospital. These masks are made with an approved pattern and tests have shown they are very effective.

Local businesses step up to provide protective gear for health workers, first responders

Hoquiam company Grays Harbor Unders, which makes base layer clothing for outdoor…

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                                Some examples of the masks made by local quilters and donated to Grays Harbor Community Hospital. These masks are made with an approved pattern and tests have shown they are very effective.

Still just one case in GH; health officials using time to get ready in case there are more

By Doug Barker The Daily World There is still just one known…

101 construction halted for now due to COVID-19 safety concerns

The Department of Transportation announced Thursday the agency is suspending most construction…

Bill gives nod to forest products business for carbon storage

Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Wednesday that essentially says the forest products…

  • Mar 26th, 2020
The Daily World file | Outside the Schermer Building on the Grays Harbor College campus. The school is preparing to offer classes remotely for spring quarter. The “podium” at the new Schermer Building features a green roof.

GHC classes will happen at a distance spring quarter

Classes — with very few exceptions — will be delivered remotely, mostly…

The Daily World file | Outside the Schermer Building on the Grays Harbor College campus. The school is preparing to offer classes remotely for spring quarter. The “podium” at the new Schermer Building features a green roof.

WDFW closes recreational fisheries statewide

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has temporarily close…

  • Mar 26th, 2020