Louis Krauss

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Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group
                                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
Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group
                                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.
Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group
                                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
Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group
                                Student Hunter Eisele stands at his locker in Miller Junior High School in Aberdeen.
Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group
                                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
Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group
                                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
Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group
                                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
Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group
                                Chase Bank along South Broadway Street in Aberdeen, which will close March 28.
Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group
                                A boat sank into the Hoquiam River on Dec. 25, resulting in spilled oil that created a sheen over the water. Floating absorbents (foreground) were deployed by the Washington State Department of Ecology.

Another boat sinks and spills oil into Hoquiam River

Another boat sank into the Hoquiam River. It happened Christmas morning, polluting…

  • Jan 2nd, 2019 4:55pm
Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group
                                A boat sank into the Hoquiam River on Dec. 25, resulting in spilled oil that created a sheen over the water. Floating absorbents (foreground) were deployed by the Washington State Department of Ecology.

Commissioners vote to end syringe exchange in June

Grays Harbor County will discontinue its syringe exchange program in Aberdeen on…

  • Dec 27th, 2018 7:00pm
(National Weather Service) This map shows where some areas of Washington’s coast could experience winds of anywhere up to 60 miles per hour this evening.

High Wind Warning issued for Washington’s coast and interior

The National Weather Service issued a High Wind Warning for Grays Harbor…

  • Nov 29th, 2018 7:00pm
(National Weather Service) This map shows where some areas of Washington’s coast could experience winds of anywhere up to 60 miles per hour this evening.

Aberdeen’s finance director and city administrator spots remain empty

The city of Aberdeen has spent months trying to fill vacancies for…

  • Nov 15th, 2018 3:03pm

Aberdeen City Council may soon decide future of Armory building

The Aberdeen City Council could soon decide whether the remains of the…

  • Oct 30th, 2018 4:28pm
Louis Krauss | The Daily World
                                Stevens Elementary student Arianna Alavez gets her eyes examined by Erv Granahan on Thursday.

Lions Club provides vision screening tests to local schools

The Aberdeen Lions Club recently purchased a vision-screening device, and members have…

  • Oct 30th, 2018 4:25pm
Louis Krauss | The Daily World
                                Stevens Elementary student Arianna Alavez gets her eyes examined by Erv Granahan on Thursday.

Tharinger focuses on funding local projects as he seeks re-election

Steve Tharinger, D-Sequim, said he wants to continue work to secure funding…

  • Oct 25th, 2018 9:40am

Challenger McEntire looks to stop tax increases, secure school funding

Jim McEntire, a Republican challenger for state representative of the 24th Legislative…

  • Oct 25th, 2018 9:40am
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                                Members of Aberdeen band Gebular talk during an interview for “20 A.C.”

Cobain and Nirvana’s influence on local music scene takes center stage in “20 A.C.”

More than two decades have passed since the death of legendary Nirvana…

  • Sep 27th, 2018 7:00pm
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                                Members of Aberdeen band Gebular talk during an interview for “20 A.C.”

Roof collapses on Harbor Saw building

Fire crews still were extinguishing hot spots in the Harbor Saw &…

  • Aug 22nd, 2018 1:30am

Youth shelter to close Monday

The Grays Harbor Youth Center, Aberdeen’s longstanding youth shelter, is closing down at 7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13. According to Stacey Johnson, the youth center’s program supervisor, a mix of financial troubles and a switch in focus to other youth services were why Catholic Community Services (CCS) decided to close it.

  • Aug 9th, 2018 7:00am

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band headlines Grays Harbor County Fair

With the motto of “Ticket to Fun,” Grays Harbor County Fair organizers…

  • Jul 19th, 2018 2:15pm