Dan Hammock

Dan posted 56 stories to The Vidette.
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DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Twin sisters Amber, left, and Alicia are sharing their story about the decade-long period of physical, psychological and sexual abuse suffered at the hands of their own father, Jeffrey L. Butterfield Sr. He was convicted on eight counts including rape of a child and incest in late December.

Twins who suffered a decade of abuse at the hands of their own father come forward

Hope to encourage others to open up about sexual abuse, stand up to predators

  • Feb 1st, 2018 7:00pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Twin sisters Amber, left, and Alicia are sharing their story about the decade-long period of physical, psychological and sexual abuse suffered at the hands of their own father, Jeffrey L. Butterfield Sr. He was convicted on eight counts including rape of a child and incest in late December.
DAN HAMMOCK | TWIN HARBORS NEWSPAPER GROUP
                                Pat Clemons, East County historian and former school teacher from Montesano, is presented with a new plaque honoring the tree farm centennial Sunday. Eric Koecke made the plaque as part of his Eagle Scout project and replaces the original plaque which was damaged. The Sunday event was honoring the renaming of the Chehalis Valley Historical Museum the Pat Clemons Chehalis Valley Historical Museum.

Monte museum renamed in honor of Pat Clemons

Lifelong Monte resident considered the unofficial historian of the area

  • Jan 18th, 2018 1:30am
DAN HAMMOCK | TWIN HARBORS NEWSPAPER GROUP
                                Pat Clemons, East County historian and former school teacher from Montesano, is presented with a new plaque honoring the tree farm centennial Sunday. Eric Koecke made the plaque as part of his Eagle Scout project and replaces the original plaque which was damaged. The Sunday event was honoring the renaming of the Chehalis Valley Historical Museum the Pat Clemons Chehalis Valley Historical Museum.
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Former Hoquiam Municipal Court Judge William Stewart, who retired Dec. 31 after 29 years on the bench.

Hoquiam Municipal Court Judge Stewart retires after nearly 30 years on the bench

Will continue to practice law out of his Montesano office

  • Jan 11th, 2018 11:00pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Former Hoquiam Municipal Court Judge William Stewart, who retired Dec. 31 after 29 years on the bench.

Local man convicted of child rape, incest of twin girls

Girls accused dad of physical, sexual assault since they were six

  • Jan 11th, 2018 11:00pm

Contanda looks to expand Port property, but crude oil not part of their plans

Expansion would include eight new storage tanks for bulk liquid storage

  • Jan 11th, 2018 1:30am

Slain Pierce County Deputy started his career in 2009 with Hoquiam PD

Hoquiam PD Chief: ‘At the moment everyone is just in shock and disbelief’

  • Jan 11th, 2018 1:30am
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Lilly Delahanty, the official Teddy Bear Officer for the Montesano VFW Auxiliary, shows off the stuffed toys she collected all year before donating them to the Children’s Administration Office in Aberdeen Friday. Pictured from left are VFW Auxiliary President T.J. Glick, Auxiliary Secretary Diane Nillson, Lilly and her mom, Ciara Brough.

Montesano VFW Auxiliary’s official Teddy Bear Officer at it again

Lilly Delahanty collected four times the stuffed toys she donated last year

  • Jan 4th, 2018 7:00pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Lilly Delahanty, the official Teddy Bear Officer for the Montesano VFW Auxiliary, shows off the stuffed toys she collected all year before donating them to the Children’s Administration Office in Aberdeen Friday. Pictured from left are VFW Auxiliary President T.J. Glick, Auxiliary Secretary Diane Nillson, Lilly and her mom, Ciara Brough.

Final day on the bench near for Superior Court Judge McCauley

Has held the position since the county added a third judge in 1993

  • Dec 28th, 2017 3:00am

Decision makers clash over E911 budget plans

Cities will pay amount based on population and number of calls

  • Nov 30th, 2017 1:30am

ACLU and county settle suit over juvenile detention isolation

Judge Edwards: ACLU’s description of the situation not accurate

  • Nov 23rd, 2017 11:15am
COREY MORRIS | GH NEWSPAPER GROUP
                                Jacob Eveland was sentenced Monday morning to 50 years in prison for the brutal murder of Roy N. Jones of Elma in May of last year.

Eveland sentenced to 50 years for 2016 slaying of Elma man

Judge David Edwards: ‘You committed a brutal, brutal murder.’

  • Nov 9th, 2017 7:00pm
COREY MORRIS | GH NEWSPAPER GROUP
                                Jacob Eveland was sentenced Monday morning to 50 years in prison for the brutal murder of Roy N. Jones of Elma in May of last year.
Photo by Meryl Schenker
                                Hoquiam attorney Ray Kahler was appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to fill the Grays Harbor County Superior Court Judge position that comes open in January when Judge F. Mark McCauley retires at the end of the year.

Hoquiam attorney Ray Kahler appointed to Grays Harbor County Superior Court

Gov. Inslee announced the appointment Friday morning, effective in January

  • Nov 9th, 2017 1:30am
Photo by Meryl Schenker
                                Hoquiam attorney Ray Kahler was appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to fill the Grays Harbor County Superior Court Judge position that comes open in January when Judge F. Mark McCauley retires at the end of the year.

Elma man found guilty of first-degree murder, arson in 2016 case

Three special verdicts by jury could mean Jacob Eveland will spend more than 400 months in prison

  • Oct 26th, 2017 1:30am

Four apply to serve as judge

Gov. Inslee will make appointment

  • Oct 5th, 2017 8:30am

Thomas appointed Auditor

Chris Thomas replaces retired Vern Spatz, vows to maintain the integrity of the office

  • Sep 21st, 2017 8:30am

Fans pack Olympic Stadium Saturday evening for Loggers Playday competition

Rob Waibel takes overall title, Johnny Boggs wins local high points logger title

  • Sep 14th, 2017 8:30am

Prosecutor’s Office juggling four first-degree murder cases

Unprecedented in county prosecutor’s 14 years working in the office

  • Sep 7th, 2017 8:30am

Healthcare talk dominates Congressman’s town hall meeting

6th District U.S. Representative Kilmer fields questions at Aberdeen town hall Sunday

  • Aug 24th, 2017 1:30am

Iconic logger from old Harbor Vue Drive In getting a makeover

Group of locals saved sign from the scrap heap, hopes to get placement in Aberdeen

  • Jul 27th, 2017 8:30am

Insurers for individual health plans shut out Grays Harbor

State has until early fall to woo insurers; only option will be spendy high risk pool insurance

  • Jun 15th, 2017 8:30am