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Dear Journal: Don’t look away, but take a Bob Marley break, too

Editor’s note: Karen Harris Tully is a writer who lives in Raymond…

  • Jun 5th, 2020

Grays Harbor County currently on track for Phase 3 variance eligibility June 12

Pacific County also on pace for eligibility to apply June 13

Hoquiam reopens city parks, City Hall remains closed to public access

The City of Hoquiam has reopened its parks. Other than Olympic Stadium,…

  • Jun 5th, 2020

Medicaid insurance carrier Amerigroup terminating contract with Grays Harbor Community Hospital

Hospital urges current Amerigroup clients to switch to Molina as soon as possible

Two new COVID-19 cases reported in Grays Harbor County

Stafford Creek transfer previously tested positive for COVID

Coronavirus has closed courthouses, stopped trials. How does Washington’s justice system come back?

The coronavirus pandemic has chipped away at the bedrock guarantee of American jurisprudence: the right to a trial by jury.

  • Jun 3rd, 2020

County Commission proposing millions in small business grants through CARES Act money

Grays Harbor County Commissioners are working this week to finalize plans to distribute more than $4 million in federal CARES Act money for COVID 19-related expenses

Levy failure leaves Centralia school sports in jeopardy

District board members and staff are discussing significant cuts to combat a nearly $12 million projected deficit for the 2020-21 school year.

  • Jun 3rd, 2020

Police encounter ‘chaotic’ scene during arrest at Shelton tavern

A 28-year-old Mason County man was arrested on suspicion of robbery and resisting arrest at Bob’s Tavern over the weekend.

  • Jun 3rd, 2020

Unattended candles may have led to Tuesday Aberdeen house fire

Unattended candles are believed to have been the cause of a fire that destroyed a residence in the 1800 block of Young Street in Aberdeen on Tuesday night

  • Jun 3rd, 2020
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP 
                                Elective surgeries have resumed at Grays Harbor Community Hospital.

Elective surgeries resume at Grays Harbor Community Hospital

Elective surgeries resumed at Grays Harbor Community Hospital and Harbor Medical Group Monday, with COVID-19-related requirements attached.

  • Jun 3rd, 2020
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP 
                                Elective surgeries have resumed at Grays Harbor Community Hospital.

GHC President’s List for winter quarter

Five hundred seven Grays Harbor College students were named to the President’s…

  • Jun 3rd, 2020

Lawmakers dust off old proposals on police overhauls

The policy ideas Democratic members of Congress will propose this month to address deadly police force have been around for years, but so has the opposition.

  • Jun 3rd, 2020

No, the Thurston County Democrats did not offer to pay anarchists; misinformation flows in wake of George Floyd protests

Thurston County Democrats Chair Victor Minjares realized something was very wrong over…

  • Jun 3rd, 2020
COURTESY HOQUIAM POLICE DEPARTMENT 
                                Neighbors of a suspected drug house on Karr Avenue posted this sign. A weeks-long investigation led to the arrest of two men at the house Tuesday.

Two arrests made after weeks-long drug investigation

Two men were arrested on drug-related charges in the 100 block of Karr Avenue in Hoquiam on Tuesday.

  • Jun 3rd, 2020
COURTESY HOQUIAM POLICE DEPARTMENT 
                                Neighbors of a suspected drug house on Karr Avenue posted this sign. A weeks-long investigation led to the arrest of two men at the house Tuesday.

Moclips shooting victim’s father one of two arrested in May 18 incident

Two suspects in the May 18 shooting death of 36-year-old Zachary Christensen were arraigned last week in connection with the death, including the victim’s father.

17th COVID-19 case identified in Grays Harbor County Sunday

Grays Harbor County stands at 17 cases of COVID-19, with a new…

  • Jun 2nd, 2020

2 counties combine Inslee lawsuits

Separate lawsuits filed against Gov. Jay Inslee in Chelan and Douglas counties to end his state of emergency order have been combined into one.

  • Jun 2nd, 2020

Basic Food emergency benefits extended through June

By David Rasbach The Bellingham Herald Washington households receiving Basic Food benefits…

  • Jun 2nd, 2020

City again strikes out with county over homeless funds

County finds that spending from COVID pot not permitted