News

Hoquiam school superintendent announces retirement

Long-time head of district with about 1,600 students will leave his job at the end of school year

Officials working to land new industry that would provide 200 new jobs

Charlie Chinook, as the controversial mascot is known, has been a staple for generations.

  • Dec 18th, 2016

Trump promises to stop heroin epidemic with border crackdown, but there are wrinkles

Trump frequently mentioned the opioid crisis during his campaign.

  • Dec 18th, 2016

Most grant money ever for Port of Chehalis

Officials working to land new industry that would provide 200 new jobs.

  • Dec 17th, 2016

Six hibernating turtles believed dead in Woodland Park Zoo fire

No other animals are known to be hurt.

  • Dec 17th, 2016

‘Push is coming to shove’ on school-funding plan, but task force needs more time

The eight-member task force has until Jan. 9 to come up with recommendations.

  • Dec 16th, 2016

Aberdeen Fourth Ward council member wanted

Filling Kathi Hoder’s spot

  • Dec 16th, 2016

Aberdeen man arrested on suspicion of rape of a minor

32-year-old suspect arrested and booked into Grays Harbor County Jail Tuesday

City of Aberdeen seeks loan to to upgrade communications

Seeking loan to pay for improvements in ‘antiquated’ technology for all city departments

Court rules in favor of retaining historic structures in Olympic National Park

Historic preservation trust calls decision ‘a victory for historic structures in wilderness areas’

Dispatches for Dec. 16

Calls to local emergency service agencies

Hoquiam murder suspect will undergo competency evaluation

Shana Soliz not scheduled to return to Superior Court until evaluation at Western Hospital is done

On the Harbor and elsewhere, earthquake insurance prices soar

Insurance regulators at a loss to resist hikes

  • Dec 16th, 2016

Port dredging, decades in the making, celebrated

Deeper Draft Phase II event draws representatives from government, unions, Port workers

State says 2,300-year-old crab pot skull is Native American

Quinault Nation among five tribes notified, final disposition to be determined

Underwater volcano’s eruption captured in exquisite detail by seafloor observatory

Two tectonic plates separate has been captured in more detail than ever before

  • Dec 15th, 2016

Montana company buys former Mary’s River Lumber mill

30 jobs expected by the end of December

  • Dec 15th, 2016

Aberdeen council puts brakes on budget approval

The council plans to approve the budget during its next regular meeting on Dec. 28.

Free Citizens Police Academy offered in Westport in mid-January

All Grays Harbor residents welcome to apply

Gov. Inslee unveils budget plan, vows upgrade to state’s mental health system

The plan would rely on $4.4 billion in new tax revenue, much of which would come from new taxes on capital gains and carbon emissions.

  • Dec 14th, 2016