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Medical marijuana could be allowed on school grounds

Aberdeen legislator sponosors effort to let parents administer drug to children.

  • Jan 17th, 2019

 

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Government shutdown kills Kalaloch razor clam digs

“We are closing Kalaloch Beach to razor clam digging in response to a request by Olympic National Park,” said Dan Ayres, state coastal shellfish manager.

  • Jan 17th, 2019

 

DSHS announces February food benefits available in January for many SNAP recipients

OLYMPIA — The state Department of Social and Health Services announced that,…

  • Jan 16th, 2019

 

Congressman Kilmer schedules Jan. 26 town hall meeting in Montesano

Congressman Derek Kilmer will host a series of town hall meetings next…

  • Jan 16th, 2019

Card skimmer found at local gas pump

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

Jingle Lights theft, other crimes solved, police say

Arrest closes theft, vandalism, burglary and vehicle prowl cases, Montesano Police say.

  • Jan 17th, 2019

Razor clam digs approved Jan. 17-21; includes first opener of the season at Kalaloch Jan. 19-21

Razor clam digs have been approved on evening low tides Jan. 17-21…

  • Jan 16th, 2019

Kilmer meets with Hurricane Ridge group on funding amid federal shutdown

Without being able to open, board expects to lose at least $50,000

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                                Olympic View Inn is under new ownership by Chintu Patel, a Forks resident, who bought the hotel and its property for about $2.6 million.

Forks man adds Sequim hotel to business

Sequim’s Olympic View Inn under new ownership

Erin Hawkins/Olympic Peninsula News Group
                                Olympic View Inn is under new ownership by Chintu Patel, a Forks resident, who bought the hotel and its property for about $2.6 million.

College partners with libraries to offer high school completion program

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

Pedestrian vs truck crash sends South Aberdeen woman to the hospital

A 45-year old South Aberdeen woman was “severely injured” after being struck…

  • Jan 10th, 2019
Dan Hammock | Grays Harbor News Group
                                Rep. Brian Blake, D-Aberdeen, speaks at the 2019 legislative sendoff Friday. Seated from left are 24th District legislators Rep. Mike Chapman, D-Port Angeles; Rep. Steve Tharinger, D-Port Townsend; and Sen. Kevin Van De Wege, D-Sequim. At right are 19th District Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen; and Sen. Dean Takko, D-Longview.

Area legislators see salmon stocks as major regional issue this session

The six state legislators who represent districts that include Grays Harbor and…

Dan Hammock | Grays Harbor News Group
                                Rep. Brian Blake, D-Aberdeen, speaks at the 2019 legislative sendoff Friday. Seated from left are 24th District legislators Rep. Mike Chapman, D-Port Angeles; Rep. Steve Tharinger, D-Port Townsend; and Sen. Kevin Van De Wege, D-Sequim. At right are 19th District Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen; and Sen. Dean Takko, D-Longview.
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.

Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group
                                Chase Bank along South Broadway Street in Aberdeen, which will close March 28.

Elma, McCleary and Montesano mayors plan to attend, speak at Greater Grays Harbor Inc. luncheon

Lunch with the Mayors event is Jan. 22 at Rotary Log Pavilion in Aberdeen.

  • Jan 7th, 2019
Montesano City Hall (Photo taken Aug. 15, 2018, by Michael Lang)

Monte council retreat canceled after city fails of provide notice

Officials missed state law required deadline to tell public by about 4.5 hours.

  • Jan 4th, 2019
Montesano City Hall (Photo taken Aug. 15, 2018, by Michael Lang)
Rep. Derek Kilmer attends a ceremony to honor Vietnam vets Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, in Elma. Photo by Michael Lang, The Vidette

Peninsula’s congressman will chair new House committee

Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress is tasked with finding out what works, and perhaps more importantly what doesn’t work, in Congress.

  • Jan 4th, 2019
Rep. Derek Kilmer attends a ceremony to honor Vietnam vets Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, in Elma. Photo by Michael Lang, The Vidette

Tree removal will slow SR 8 traffic

Trees that could cause a hazard are being removed next week, WSDOT says.

  • Jan 4th, 2019

Juvenile Diversion keeps kids out of court and away from crime

The diversion program recruits community volunteers to oversee local juvenile cases.

Commissioners vote to end syringe exchange in June

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

Fraud suspected at Oakville district

In October, a state Auditor’s Office investigation reported misappropriated or questionable payments for extracompensation, vacation buyout and stipends totalling $143,062.

  • Dec 27th, 2018