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A grocery cart full of cold-weather clothing sits outside The Salvation Army building in the 100 block of West Wishkah Street in Aberdeen. The building will be the new home for the Aberdeen Museum of History.

Aberdeen Museum of History saga nears closure

About 43 months after the armory fire left the Aberdeen Museum of…

  • Jan 17th, 2022

 

Celebrating the holidays in Grays Harbor County

What a delightful time of the year in Grays Harbor County. It’s…

  • Dec 19th, 2021

 

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Children board a Hoquiam School District bus on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021.

Need for school bus drivers is critical in Aberdeen and Hoquiam

For anyone who ever rode a school bus to and from school,…

  • Nov 15th, 2021

 

Commissioner Raines fights for a low-barrier homeless shelter

A plea for a low-barrier homeless shelter fell by the wayside at…

  • Nov 7th, 2021
Dan Hammock | The Daily World
The temporary alternative shelter location in a parking lot adjacent to Aberdeen City Hall.

Aberdeen moves toward stricter public camping enforcement

A homeless camp on a parking lot near City Hall is causing…

  • Nov 1st, 2021
Dan Hammock | The Daily World
The temporary alternative shelter location in a parking lot adjacent to Aberdeen City Hall.
Summit Pacific Medical Center in Elma. Courtesy of Summit Pacific Medical Center

Message from your EMS and GH County hospitals

Grays Harbor EMS and hospitals are doing our best to help you…

  • Oct 19th, 2021
Summit Pacific Medical Center in Elma. Courtesy of Summit Pacific Medical Center

Aberdeen museum one step closer to rebirth

Lo and behold. Some progress appears to have finally been made on…

  • Oct 19th, 2021

Protect our bears

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission is once again considering…

  • Oct 10th, 2021
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Single-use plastic bags have been banned effective Friday, Oct. 1, 2021.

Single-use plastic bag ban good for environment

A trip to the grocery store will be a little bit different…

  • Oct 10th, 2021
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Single-use plastic bags have been banned effective Friday, Oct. 1, 2021.

Aberdeen Museum — get there sooner than later

I don’t have a day job in the history business. I volunteer…

  • Sep 30th, 2021
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Aberdeen Fire Department personnel stand next to a new pumper truck and skyboom in May 2020. Pictured from left are firefighter Brian Peterson, Capt. Mike Kolodzie, Capt. Sam Baretich and Engineer Brad Frafjord.

Regional Fire Authority explanatory pamphlet surfaces

Registered voters in Aberdeen and Hoquiam are weeks away from deciding whether…

  • Sep 30th, 2021
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Aberdeen Fire Department personnel stand next to a new pumper truck and skyboom in May 2020. Pictured from left are firefighter Brian Peterson, Capt. Mike Kolodzie, Capt. Sam Baretich and Engineer Brad Frafjord.

What kind of town is Aberdeen?

A good question for the residents of Aberdeen is “What kind of…

  • Sep 27th, 2021
The homeless camp adjacent to Aberdeen City Hall. 	DAN HAMMOCK | DAILY WORLD, FILE

Aberdeen officials struggle with homeless camp

About two months after the city of Aberdeen had the fencing removed…

  • Sep 19th, 2021
The homeless camp adjacent to Aberdeen City Hall. 	DAN HAMMOCK | DAILY WORLD, FILE
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Aberdeen Museum of History artifacts.

Aberdeen Museum — we will get there

As someone with a day job in the history business, I deal…

  • Sep 19th, 2021
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Aberdeen Museum of History artifacts.

Museum group trying to move the needle

The public is going to get a chance to weigh-in on the…

  • Sep 13th, 2021
Two historic Coast Guard motor life boats entered the Westport Marina Aug. 16, 2021. Both were donated for display to the Westport South Beach Historical Society. Courtesy of John Shaw

USCG vessels a fine addition to Westport Maritime Museum

An important part of maritime history has made its way to Grays…

  • Sep 5th, 2021
Two historic Coast Guard motor life boats entered the Westport Marina Aug. 16, 2021. Both were donated for display to the Westport South Beach Historical Society. Courtesy of John Shaw
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Don’t normalize unruly air travel

Just as some Americans started feeling better about travel during the pandemic,…

  • Aug 28th, 2021
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Earmarks are conducive to functional government

One cause of congressional gridlock over the past decade has been the…

  • Aug 26th, 2021
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Differing points on mandates need reason, respect

Find a high-powered microscope and take a look at COVID-19’s Delta variant.…

  • Aug 26th, 2021
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State should help protect Afghans who fled

The swift collapse of the Afghan government following the pullout of U.S.…

  • Aug 28th, 2021
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