Louis Krauss

Louis posted 46 stories to The Vidette.
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                                The author’s mother, Fern Shen, crosses the bridge at Shadow Lake in Banff National Park.

Hiking at Banff National Park reveals jaw-dropping scenery

With glaciers draped over towering mountains, meadows teeming with wildflowers and an…

  • Sep 5th, 2019 1:30am
Photos by Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group
                                The author’s mother, Fern Shen, crosses the bridge at Shadow Lake in Banff National Park.

Aberdeen approves long-term homeless shelter budget

The Aberdeen City Council has approved Mayor Erik Larson’s plan to acquire…

  • Aug 22nd, 2019 5:30pm
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                                Chris Evans as Captain America/Steve Rogers in the film “Avengers: Endgame.”

Monte to Marvel: Grad helping produce blockbusters

When hundreds of Harborites packed the theaters last April to watch “Avengers:…

  • Aug 6th, 2019 10:02am
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                                Chris Evans as Captain America/Steve Rogers in the film “Avengers: Endgame.”

Homeless camp sweep on hold until judge’s clarification

The city of Aberdeen has delayed its plan to provide 72-hours notice…

  • Jul 12th, 2019 10:19am
(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group) A crane prepares to place one of the train cars that derailed Saturday in Aberdeen back onto the tracks.

Aberdeen train derailment still under investigation

Three empty train cars that had been used to carry canola oil…

  • Jun 18th, 2019 10:46am
(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group) A crane prepares to place one of the train cars that derailed Saturday in Aberdeen back onto the tracks.
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                                Congressman Derek Kilmer discusses the local economy at last Friday’s State of Grays Harbor Presentation at Aberdeen’s Rotary Log Pavilion.

Grays Harbor economy trending upward, according to report

The local economy showed improvement in nearly every category over the past…

  • Jun 13th, 2019 5:30pm
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                                Congressman Derek Kilmer discusses the local economy at last Friday’s State of Grays Harbor Presentation at Aberdeen’s Rotary Log Pavilion.

City Council pushes back date to carry out homeless evictions

The Aberdeen City Council finalized the ordinance to clear the city’s riverfront…

  • May 16th, 2019 9:01am
(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group) On the left, Grays Harbor County Commissioners Wes Cormier, Randy Ross and Vickie Raines listen to public comments on the county syringe exchange which they voted two to one in favor of not canceling the program.

County commissioners vote to continue syringe exchange after proposed termination

Grays Harbor County’s syringe exchange program is no longer set to end…

  • May 1st, 2019 3:59pm
(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group) On the left, Grays Harbor County Commissioners Wes Cormier, Randy Ross and Vickie Raines listen to public comments on the county syringe exchange which they voted two to one in favor of not canceling the program.

Aberdeen Council passes second reading to clear riverfront homeless camps

Mayor Erik Larson proposed an ordinance that, if it passes at the final reading Wednesday, May 8, would prompt the city to clear the city’s homeless camp and prevent any public access to it.

  • May 1st, 2019 3:59pm
(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group) The Satsop River is the likely target of a dredging and floodplain management project as part of a bill in the state Legislature.

Bill would likely approve dredging and flood-prevention project on Satsop River

An amendment to a bill designed to build up salmon runs in…

  • Apr 10th, 2019 11:23am
(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group) The Satsop River is the likely target of a dredging and floodplain management project as part of a bill in the state Legislature.

Olympic Forest Collaborative to host Aberdeen meeting

The Olympic Forest Collaborative will host two public meetings this spring to…

  • Apr 2nd, 2019 3:52pm
Lifelong Harborite and professional photographer Darrell Westmoreland poses with Michelle Obama. Westmoreland was an official photographer for the former first lady’s book tour event at the Tacoma Dome on Sunday.

Cosmopolis photographer meets Michelle Obama at Tacoma event

Cosmopolis photographer Darrell Westmoreland had to get special clearance from the U.S. Secret Service.

  • Mar 27th, 2019 1:00pm
Lifelong Harborite and professional photographer Darrell Westmoreland poses with Michelle Obama. Westmoreland was an official photographer for the former first lady’s book tour event at the Tacoma Dome on Sunday.
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                                Don Corcoran holds up a piece of an old oven he found at a property next to his own. He had thought it was the burial site of Lum You.

The missing grave of Pacific County’s only executed man

The story of Lum You, a Chinese man who was hanged in…

  • Mar 13th, 2019 3:54pm
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                                Don Corcoran holds up a piece of an old oven he found at a property next to his own. He had thought it was the burial site of Lum You.
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                                Student Hunter Eisele stands at his locker in Miller Junior High School in Aberdeen.

Legislators aim to fix school funding for struggling districts

More than 100 school districts in Washington state — including several in…

  • Feb 27th, 2019 9:33am
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                                Student Hunter Eisele stands at his locker in Miller Junior High School in Aberdeen.
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                                A health worker prepares a syringe to be used in vaccinations.

Sixty percent of state’s infants fully vaccinated on time, data show

Some areas of Washington state are experiencing a measles outbreak and it…

  • Feb 18th, 2019 6:00pm
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                                A health worker prepares a syringe to be used in vaccinations.
(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group) A memorial to a Shawn Schreck, who died along the Chehalis River in Aberdeen during the summer of 2017.

Aberdeen homeless hit hard by snow and freezing weather

The winter’s biggest snowstorm blanketed Aberdeen Friday night with a few inches…

  • Feb 14th, 2019 12:57pm
(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group) A memorial to a Shawn Schreck, who died along the Chehalis River in Aberdeen during the summer of 2017.

Aberdeen council passes second reading for homeless camp regulations

The Aberdeen City Council passed a second reading of an ordinance that…

  • Feb 7th, 2019 9:43am

Card skimmer found at local gas pump

Hundreds of people in the Grays Harbor area had their bank accounts…

  • Jan 16th, 2019 2:01pm

College partners with libraries to offer high school completion program

Grays Harbor College has partnered with Timberland Regional Libraries to offer the…

  • Jan 10th, 2019 10:26am
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                                Chase Bank along South Broadway Street in Aberdeen, which will close March 28.

Chase Bank plans to close only Grays Harbor branch

Aberdeen site’s ATM will remain operational, the bank says.

  • Jan 10th, 2019 10:26am
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                                Chase Bank along South Broadway Street in Aberdeen, which will close March 28.