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                                Andrea and Michael Franke and their daughters, Ella and Grace, staked out a prime location to catch the parade through Cosmopolis Friday evening. Fire trucks, police and State Patrol vehicles and cars blasted sirens and displayed signs of appreciation for the city’s kids and teachers.

Parade including school staff, emergency vehicles celebrate Cosi students Friday

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP Andrea and Michael Franke and…

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP 
                                Andrea and Michael Franke and their daughters, Ella and Grace, staked out a prime location to catch the parade through Cosmopolis Friday evening. Fire trucks, police and State Patrol vehicles and cars blasted sirens and displayed signs of appreciation for the city’s kids and teachers.
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                                Aberdeen Native Thornton Smith was recently honored with the Bonneville Power Administration Environmental Protection Award.

Aberdeen native receives BPA environmental champion award

The Bonneville Power Administration presented Aberdeen native Thornton Smith with its Environmental Protection Award.

  • May 11th, 2020
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                                Aberdeen Native Thornton Smith was recently honored with the Bonneville Power Administration Environmental Protection Award.
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                                A Coast Guard rescue swimmer from Sector Columbia River assists a man in the water after his kayak capsized near Ocean Shores May 10. The man was rescued and treated for symptoms related to hypothermia.

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Ocean Shores

A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a kayaker who capsized near the Grays…

  • May 11th, 2020
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                                A Coast Guard rescue swimmer from Sector Columbia River assists a man in the water after his kayak capsized near Ocean Shores May 10. The man was rescued and treated for symptoms related to hypothermia.
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                                Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, speaks to a group of about 25 people at a rally in Montesano Friday supporting the reopening of the county. Also speaking was Joel McEntire, R-Cathlamet, who is challenging incumbent Rep. Brian Blake, D-Aberdeen, for his 19th District seat. The two fielded questions about the governor’s emergency orders and urged a common sense approach to reopening the economy.

Rally supporting reopening Grays Harbor businesses held in Montesano

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, speaks…

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP 
                                Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, speaks to a group of about 25 people at a rally in Montesano Friday supporting the reopening of the county. Also speaking was Joel McEntire, R-Cathlamet, who is challenging incumbent Rep. Brian Blake, D-Aberdeen, for his 19th District seat. The two fielded questions about the governor’s emergency orders and urged a common sense approach to reopening the economy.

With Inslee running again, other Democrats staying put

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review When Gov. Jay Inslee dropped out of…

  • May 11th, 2020

Economic blow of COVID-19 hits already stressed farmers

For the men and women struggling to operate farms and associated businesses across the country, concerns are rising that the existing mental health crisis in farm country is about to get worse.

  • May 11th, 2020
Stanford University is considering teaching some classes outdoors in tents during the fall as it plans for a partial resumption of campus activity amid the coronavirus pandemic, the school’s provost said. (Dreamstime/TNS)

Stanford’s treatment approach: Hit hard — and early

A new clinical trial at Stanford University is part of an emerging movement to find COVID-19 medicines that can be given almost immediately after infection.

  • May 11th, 2020
Stanford University is considering teaching some classes outdoors in tents during the fall as it plans for a partial resumption of campus activity amid the coronavirus pandemic, the school’s provost said. (Dreamstime/TNS)

GOP finds deficit-scold voice again, adding snag to talks on aid

Mitch McConnell and other Republicans now have begun raising alarms about the deficit and characterizing a new relief package as an if, not when, proposition.

  • May 11th, 2020

Trump: Pennsylvanians ‘want their freedom now’

President Donald Trump pushed Monday morning for Pennsylvania to reopen its economy faster as rumors swirled that he would visit the state later this week.

  • May 11th, 2020

Dear Journal: When you look for the helpers, you usually find a mom

It’s almost Mother’s Day and I’m looking forward to seeing my mom, my dad, my sister and her family.

  • May 11th, 2020

3 new cases of COVID-19 gives Thurston County 123

Thurston County finished the week of May 4 with 11 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus

  • May 11th, 2020

What cracked the West Seattle Bridge? Hidden design problem may have doomed it all along

City officials have listed several factors that could have contributed to the damage, but a hidden problem in the bridge’s original design might also be to blame.

  • May 11th, 2020

The grippe hits home: In, 1918, a deadly second wave overwhelmed local health system

The accounts of a century ago have a familar ring

  • May 10th, 2020

North River to NYC

Christina Greenway was part of an army of nursing reinforcements

$50 million in fishing, shellfish industry assistance funds secured

U.S. Representatives Derek Kilmer and Jaime Herrera Beutler announced Thursday that they…

  • May 9th, 2020

Coronavirus News Roundup

Harris, Sanders and Markey want to give every American $2,000 per month…

  • May 9th, 2020

Grays Harbor County, cities to receive millions in CARES Act funds

The state Department of Commerce announced local governments will soon receive their…

IRS sets Wednesday deadline for direct deposit stimulus payments

By Laura Davison Bloomberg News WASHINGTON, D.C. — The IRS said it…

  • May 9th, 2020

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  • May 8th, 2020