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Rep. Walsh introduces bill to reduce classroom disruptions

State Rep. Jim Walsh has introduced legislation that would permit teachers to…

School board considers Miller boys soccer program

The Aberdeen School District is studying the possibility of starting a school…

County says broken pipe caused Pacific Beach wastewater spill

About 500 gallons of wastewater was released on the shoulder of the…

  • Feb 10th, 2020
Last year, a person holds unexploded ammunition, likely from World War II anti-aircraft guns, that was found near Pacific Beach. The ordnance again has been found this year. (The Daily World file)

Ammunition, possibly from WWII, washes up again on beach

Joint Base Lewis-McChord team on way; public likely to hear booms, like last year, near Pacific Beach

  • Feb 10th, 2020
Last year, a person holds unexploded ammunition, likely from World War II anti-aircraft guns, that was found near Pacific Beach. The ordnance again has been found this year. (The Daily World file)

Washington exports fell last year in a big way

The Seattle Times Washington merchandise exports fell 22% last year compared with…

  • Feb 8th, 2020

With longtime Rep. Richard DeBolt retiring, candidate announces bid for seat

The Chronicle On the same day longtime 20th Legislative District Rep. Richard…

  • Feb 8th, 2020
COURTESY YMCA GRAYS HARBOR 
                                Mary Winkle teaches students at the YMCA of Grays Harbor preschool program.

The Y and Willapa project get large day care grants

YMCA of Grays Harbor gets $800,000 to facilitate purchase, renovate additional facility

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                                Mary Winkle teaches students at the YMCA of Grays Harbor preschool program.
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP 
                                The metal “rosebuds” on the north side of Hoquiam Manor connect the exterior bricks to the interior structure to prevent bricks from breaking loose during seismic activity.

$32 million in upgrades complete on local affordable housing units

Upgrades and improvements to nearly 500 local affordable housing units, made possible…

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP 
                                The metal “rosebuds” on the north side of Hoquiam Manor connect the exterior bricks to the interior structure to prevent bricks from breaking loose during seismic activity.

Lugo sentenced to 30 years for murder of mother

Edward Concepcion Lugo, 41, was sentenced Friday morning to 30 years in…

‘Powder men’ of Grays Harbor: Blasting into the everlasting

Nothing New By Roy Vataja

  • Feb 7th, 2020

Aberdeen School Board approves 2020-21 schedule

Gov. Inslee to visit AHS on Feb. 12

Audio of commissioner meetings to be available to public

The county is adding audio from the morning Grays Harbor Commission meetings…

  • Feb 7th, 2020

Lawmakers back timber industry as a way to reduce state’s carbon emissions

Eight million acres of private forests offset 12% of state’s carbon emissions, according to forestry advocate group; the industry wants recognition for its products’ ability to draw carbon from the atmosphere

  • Feb 7th, 2020

Ocean Shores adopts glyphosate spray ban

By Scott D. Johnston For Grays Harbor News Group When Kathryn Sprigg…

  • Feb 7th, 2020
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                                A sewage spill near Seabrook has closed about 1,500 feet of beach to razor clam digging for the remainder of the month.

Sewage spill near Seabrook closes 1,500 feet of beach to razor clam digging

Area will be closed through the month of February

  • Feb 7th, 2020
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                                A sewage spill near Seabrook has closed about 1,500 feet of beach to razor clam digging for the remainder of the month.

Wet road, illegal lane change factors in 101 crash north of Hoquiam

An illegal lane change and wet road led to a two-car crash…

  • Feb 7th, 2020
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP 
                                The sign on a house in the 300 block of Eklund Avenue shows the home has been condemned by the City of Hoquiam. It’s one of two “chronic nuisance” properties the city condemned Jan. 28.

‘Chronic nuisance’ properties condemned in Hoquiam

Nuisance properties are more than just a nuisance. They can create serious…

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP 
                                The sign on a house in the 300 block of Eklund Avenue shows the home has been condemned by the City of Hoquiam. It’s one of two “chronic nuisance” properties the city condemned Jan. 28.

Lady Washington at Seaport for winter maintenance

After two years of fundraising, the Grays Harbor Historical Seaport was able…

Abundant razor clams mean more tentative digs scheduled for March, April

More razor clams on Washington beaches mean more digging opportunities this spring.…

  • Feb 6th, 2020

Police say man’s death not suspicious

Aberdeen police found the body of a 47-year-old man near the sidewalk…

  • Feb 6th, 2020