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County schools, Public Health meeting to discuss closures

Parents are being urged to make plans for school closures ahead of…

Ocean Shores postpones Razor Clam Festival

Next weekend’s Razor Clam Festival in Ocean Shores has been postponed in…

  • Mar 12th, 2020
Gov. Jay Inslee (right) speaks at a press conference Wednesday in Seattle, alongside, from left, Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin, Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers and King County Executive Dow Constantine. (Joey Thompson/The Herald)

Inslee bans large events in King, Snohomish, Pierce counties

The rule applies to gatherings of more than 250 people, but doesn’t include workplaces or schools.

Gov. Jay Inslee (right) speaks at a press conference Wednesday in Seattle, alongside, from left, Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin, Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers and King County Executive Dow Constantine. (Joey Thompson/The Herald)

2 bodies found Tuesday evening in northeast Thurston County

The Olympian An adult woman and the body of what is believed…

  • Mar 11th, 2020
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP 
                                Commercial crab boats in the Westport Marina load up before the January opener. The usually lucrative live crab trade to China was shut down this season due to the coronavirus.

Crab, oyster exports to China down as coronavirus impacts trade

Shellfish producers and crab processors who rely on trade with China are…

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP 
                                Commercial crab boats in the Westport Marina load up before the January opener. The usually lucrative live crab trade to China was shut down this season due to the coronavirus.

Despite some confusion, Pirate Daze is happening

The 19th annual summer event is being organized by the Half Moon Bay Pirates, a Westport nonprofit led by Rose Jensen and Nancy Holmes.

  • Mar 11th, 2020

Sanders now holds narrow lead in presidential primary; Biden tops Harbor voting

By David Haerle Grays Harbor News Group Former Vice President Joe Biden…

  • Mar 11th, 2020

Schools taking precautions; some local events canceled

Public Health officials are not recommending school closures at this time, but…

COURTESY CHARTERBOAT SLAMMER 
                                Canary rockfish stocks are rebuilt and can make up the entirety of your seven fish rockfish limit this season, which begins Saturday.

Westport bottomfishing season kicks off Saturday

Bottomfishing season opens out of Westport on Saturday, with increased opportunity due…

COURTESY CHARTERBOAT SLAMMER 
                                Canary rockfish stocks are rebuilt and can make up the entirety of your seven fish rockfish limit this season, which begins Saturday.

Westport Police Log

Sunday, March 1 12:32:39 AM Suspicious vehicle 2300 BLK JETTY HAUL RD…

  • Mar 11th, 2020
The Grays Harbor County Corrections Facility has a smaller population Wednesday, March 11, 2020, since earlier this month when the sheriff limited the types of bookings into the Montesano, Washington, facility. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

Jails limit bookings over coronavirus concerns

By Michael Lang Grays Harbor News Group Across the state, some low-level…

  • Mar 11th, 2020
The Grays Harbor County Corrections Facility has a smaller population Wednesday, March 11, 2020, since earlier this month when the sheriff limited the types of bookings into the Montesano, Washington, facility. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

Downtown revitalization/affordable housing and stadium are tops on Hoquiam’s Commerce fix-it list

Following a months-long process in which the state Department of Commerce helped…

Friends of the Museum looking for more friends

The Friends of the Aberdeen Museum is inviting the public to its…

  • Mar 10th, 2020
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP 
                                The Harborena skating rink, a fixture at the foot of the Simpson Avenue Bridge in Hoquiam since 1953, has sold to a group of local investors who intend to keep the rink going.

Local investors buy the Harborena, intend to keep it running

The Harborena roller skating rink, a fixture at the foot of the…

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP 
                                The Harborena skating rink, a fixture at the foot of the Simpson Avenue Bridge in Hoquiam since 1953, has sold to a group of local investors who intend to keep the rink going.

Ocean Shores hotels dealing with cancellations

Ocean Shores hotels have seen some cancellations related to the coronavirus outbreak,…

Rochester man, 67, dies in U.S. Highway 12 crash

The Chronicle A 67-year-old Rochester man died Monday night after a two-vehicle…

  • Mar 10th, 2020

Traveling during the outbreak

CHICAGO — Major airlines are relaxing policies around flight change and cancellation…

  • Mar 10th, 2020

Council to consider homeless camp extension, Michigan Street move

The agenda for this Wednesday’s Aberdeen City Council meeting includes two reports…

Best of Twin Harbors balloting down to the final week

There’s less than a week to go in the balloting for The…

  • Mar 9th, 2020

Correction

Wrong address

  • Mar 9th, 2020