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Humptulips Grange member, Hoquiam High grad earns National Grange scholarship

Kennedy Gwin, daughter of retired Hoquiam fire chief Jerry Gwin, awarded scholarship for her years of leadership in State and National Granges

  • Oct 26th, 2016

Longtime Hoquiam businessman Ken Johnson dies

He led many successful Hoquiam school levy campaigns

Multi-faceted approach to flood control discussed at TimberWorks open house

Flood control, wildlife, aesthetics, property concerns and more aired at Tuesday open house

  • Oct 26th, 2016

DOT to restrict access at Schouweiler Road and Highway 12

Crews want to take advantage of expected favorable weather conditions

  • Oct 26th, 2016

In a first, President Obama endorses 3 Democrats in Washington state legislative races

Obama is throwing his weight behind Washington state races in swing districts that could decide control of the state Legislature.

  • Oct 26th, 2016

County seeks treasurer, ORV park promoter

Elected Treasurer Ron Strabbing has announced his Oct. 31 retirement.

  • Oct 25th, 2016

Dispatches for Oct. 25

Calls to public safety agencies

  • Oct 25th, 2016

Election-time ad rates prompt cancellation of Seattle ski show

The Ski Dazzle Seattle Ski and Snowboard Show, planned for Nov. 5-6, was canceled because promoters can’t afford television, newspaper and radio advertising at higher election time rates.

  • Oct 25th, 2016

Funding source for homeless programs could start drying up

Advocacy group recommends state’s Document Recording Fee be made permanent and even increased

Jay Inslee, Bill Bryant vying to lead on education in Washington governor’s race

There are times when the gubernatorial candidates seem to be running for state school superintendent, a different office altogether.

  • Oct 25th, 2016

Learning is serious fun in kindergarten

The letter “T” takes center stage.

Ramer Street Pump Station could help ease Hoquiam’s flooding woes by 2018

Chehalis Basin Flood Authority grant could spare homes, schools, businesses from future floods

  • Oct 25th, 2016

Blake and O’Hagan compete for 19th Dist. legislative seat

Candidates share some goals for state representative but view government’s function in different ways

Skipper rescued from sinking ship

The vessel is homeported in Westport

  • Oct 25th, 2016

Two Pacific County Commissioner seats on General Election ballot

Rogers and Wolfe challenged by Olsen and Hill

Authorities need help identifying man found dead in Capitol Forest

The man was found Thursday by a woman walking her dog near the entrance to Margarette McKenney Campground on Waddell Creek Road

  • Oct 24th, 2016

Education, land use important in 19th District Senate race

Both candidates agree rural concerns aren’t well understood in the State Legislature

Fake passport ID leads to arrest, Aberdeen PD looking into second incident

Suspect found with numerous fake credit cards, IDs, arrested on multiple felony charges

  • Oct 24th, 2016

Fisherman rescued after boat goes aground in Grays Harbor

Pacific Rim adrift in South Bay off Whitcomb Flats

GH Historical Seaport celebrates 30 years with open house

Hear about upcoming plans at open house on Wednesday at 7 p.m.