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Taholah on the Quinault Indian Reservation.

Enzler takes new COO position with Quinault Indian Nation

Tony Enzler, who has spent the last six-plus years as vice president…

 

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Crews from multiple agencies battled a fully-involved structure fire on Mox Chehalis Road in Malone early Friday morning, Nov. 26, 2021.

Friday morning fire guts Malone home

Multiple agencies responded to a residential structure fire on Mox Chehalis Road…

  • Nov 27th, 2021

 

Over 1,600 residents of Grays Harbor County indicated they were looking for work in October, despite ongoing labor shortages.

Grays Harbor County jobless rate rises to 5.8%

The unemployment rate in Grays Harbor County remained among the highest in…

  • Nov 28th, 2021

 

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The Harbor Regional Health Community Hospital Foundation has dedicated the former East Campus building in honor of Richard and Patricia Warren.

Harbor Regional Health dedicates east campus building in honor of Richard and Patricia Warren

A former Harbor Regional Health East Campus building on North H Street…

  • Nov 28th, 2021
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The Harbor Regional Health Community Hospital Foundation has dedicated the former East Campus building in honor of Richard and Patricia Warren.
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An Aberdeen ladder truck stands by as firefighters mop up a house fire on Duffy Street in July 2019.

Aberdeen, Hoquiam fall short of votes need to approve Regional Fire Authority

The measure to combine fire and EMS services in Hoquiam and Aberdeen…

  • Nov 29th, 2021
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An Aberdeen ladder truck stands by as firefighters mop up a house fire on Duffy Street in July 2019.
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A quarter counting machine is shown above. Quarters are tougher to come by in Seattle, largely because the COVID-19 pandemic has taken millions of quarters out of circulation.

Quarter shortage creates a two-bit black market

Seattle may style itself the capital of the information economy, but the…

  • Nov 26th, 2021
wyatt haupt jr. | The Daily World 
A quarter counting machine is shown above. Quarters are tougher to come by in Seattle, largely because the COVID-19 pandemic has taken millions of quarters out of circulation.
Jerry Cornfield | The Daily Herald 
Steve Hobbs poses for a photo after being sworn in as Washington’s 16th Secretary of State on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. He is accompanied by (from left) his wife, Pam, his mother, Miwa Morita, and Justice Mary Yu.

Hobbs sworn in as secretary of state

OLYMPIA — Seated on a couch in a reception room of the…

  • Nov 26th, 2021
Jerry Cornfield | The Daily Herald 
Steve Hobbs poses for a photo after being sworn in as Washington’s 16th Secretary of State on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. He is accompanied by (from left) his wife, Pam, his mother, Miwa Morita, and Justice Mary Yu.

Ocean Shores City Council appoints new mayor

Mayor Pro Tempore Jon Martin was selected by the Ocean Shores City…

  • Nov 24th, 2021
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The old WorkSource building at 511 W. Heron St. in Aberdeen is getting made over into a $20 million Quinault Indian Nation wellness clinic.

Quinault Nation’s Aberdeen wellness clinic will serve entire community

Construction expected to be completed in the spring or summer 2022

Courtesy of Quinault Indian Nation
The old WorkSource building at 511 W. Heron St. in Aberdeen is getting made over into a $20 million Quinault Indian Nation wellness clinic.
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
The Tani Rae drops off live anchovies at the Westport Marina. The anchovies are stored in net pens for sale as bait for charter boats.

Port gets grant for marina modernization project

The Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) awarded the Port of…

  • Nov 23rd, 2021
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
The Tani Rae drops off live anchovies at the Westport Marina. The anchovies are stored in net pens for sale as bait for charter boats.
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
One of the Aberdeen Fire Department’s new rigs (pictured) stood nose to nose with a Hoquiam engine at the 2021 Emergency Preparedness Expo at the Shoppes at Riverside in July 2021.

Aberdeen-Hoquiam RFA plan not dead

Both cities moving foward to bring the plan back to February special election ballot

DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
One of the Aberdeen Fire Department’s new rigs (pictured) stood nose to nose with a Hoquiam engine at the 2021 Emergency Preparedness Expo at the Shoppes at Riverside in July 2021.
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
As promised, six new birch trees have been planted at Old Cannery Park off the end of Fifth Street in Hoquiam. The original trees in the park were removed due to trunk rot, bringing some complaints from longtime users of the park.

New trees planted at Old Cannery Waterfront Park

After a slight uproar over the removal of the alder trees at…

DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
As promised, six new birch trees have been planted at Old Cannery Park off the end of Fifth Street in Hoquiam. The original trees in the park were removed due to trunk rot, bringing some complaints from longtime users of the park.
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
An eastbound train heads into East Aberdeen. A massive project to separate the rail and vehicle traffic in the often-congested area got a shot in the arm in the form of a $2 million federal grant to complete project planning.

East Aberdeen rail separation project awarded $2 million federal grant

Will allow for completion of project planning phase

DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
An eastbound train heads into East Aberdeen. A massive project to separate the rail and vehicle traffic in the often-congested area got a shot in the arm in the form of a $2 million federal grant to complete project planning.
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A jackknifed log truck snarled traffic on East Heron Street in Aberdeen Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 16, 2021. A mechanical failure at the reach appears to have caused the incident.

Jackknifed logging truck snarls Aberdeen traffic

A jackknifed loaded log truck on East Heron Street snarled traffic through…

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A jackknifed log truck snarled traffic on East Heron Street in Aberdeen Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 16, 2021. A mechanical failure at the reach appears to have caused the incident.
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Make your day with a Clint Eastwood festival

During a casual conversation with Aberdeen resident Bobbi McCracken some 40 years…

  • Nov 16th, 2021
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The Heron Street Bridge in Aberdeen in the foreground, with the Wishkah Street Bridge behind. The Heron Street Bridge is scheduled for predesign work on replacement in 2024. The recently passed federal infrastructure bill includes about $605 million for bridge replacement and repairs statewide over five years.

Local leaders react to passage of federal infrastructure bill

Updated Nov. 17 Local leaders are voicing their support after the passage…

DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
The Heron Street Bridge in Aberdeen in the foreground, with the Wishkah Street Bridge behind. The Heron Street Bridge is scheduled for predesign work on replacement in 2024. The recently passed federal infrastructure bill includes about $605 million for bridge replacement and repairs statewide over five years.

Hoquiam Middle School honor roll

Hoquiam Middle School 1st quarter honor roll. 4.0 Grade 8: Hannah Schlesser,…

  • Nov 16th, 2021

Aberdeen/Hoquiam RFA measure defeated

With just 10 or so “cured” ballots — those missing a signature…

Aberdeen Council narrowly passes camping ordinance

Adds misdemeanor charge for refusing to move camp from non-designated areas

The 1902 Metropolitan steam pumper was one of the first modern pieces of firefighting equipment purchased in Aberdeen prior to the city’s major fire on Oct. 16, 1903. This was its condition shortly after it was recovered from the old armory building after the fire. (File photo)

Aberdeen approves $250,000 for museum fire apparatus rehab

Aberdeen will spend close to $250,000 to rehabilitate two historic pieces of…

The 1902 Metropolitan steam pumper was one of the first modern pieces of firefighting equipment purchased in Aberdeen prior to the city’s major fire on Oct. 16, 1903. This was its condition shortly after it was recovered from the old armory building after the fire. (File photo)