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United Way to kick off season with “Chopped” event

United Way of Grays Harbor is holding its annual kickoff party Thursday evening with the theme “Chopped: Food Bank Edition.”

  • Aug 22nd, 2018
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Two of the more than 100 people arrive at the Lindsey Baum memorial service held in Olympia Saturday. The lobby of the Evergreen Christian Community auditorium was lined with photos and other items of remembrance of the 10-year-old, who was abducted in McCleary in 2009. Her remains were discovered in 2017 and identified in the spring of 2018.

‘For the kingdom of God belongs to such as these’

Family, friends remember Lindsey Baum

DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Two of the more than 100 people arrive at the Lindsey Baum memorial service held in Olympia Saturday. The lobby of the Evergreen Christian Community auditorium was lined with photos and other items of remembrance of the 10-year-old, who was abducted in McCleary in 2009. Her remains were discovered in 2017 and identified in the spring of 2018.
Hoquiam Police Department
                                The Hoquiam and Aberdeen fire departments are fighting a fully engulfed commercial structure fire Monday, Aug. 20, on Simpson Avenue in Hoquiam.

Hoquiam and Aberdeen fire departments fighting blaze at Harbor Saw in Hoquiam

Firefighters are battling a blaze at Harbor Saw & Supply, 3102 Simpson…

  • Aug 20th, 2018
Hoquiam Police Department
                                The Hoquiam and Aberdeen fire departments are fighting a fully engulfed commercial structure fire Monday, Aug. 20, on Simpson Avenue in Hoquiam.
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Isaac J. Gusman sits beside his attorney, David Arcuri, on Thursday before Superior Court judge Ray Kahler delivered not guilty verdicts on four charges of kidnapping and attempted kidnapping. Kahler found Gusman guilty only of unlawful imprisonment related to a May attack on a woman in Montesano.

Man charged with kidnapping found guilty only of lesser charge of unlawful imprisonment

Judge finds Gusman not guilty of kidnapping, attempted kidnapping charges

DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Isaac J. Gusman sits beside his attorney, David Arcuri, on Thursday before Superior Court judge Ray Kahler delivered not guilty verdicts on four charges of kidnapping and attempted kidnapping. Kahler found Gusman guilty only of unlawful imprisonment related to a May attack on a woman in Montesano.
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                                The Psychedelic Shadow Show will headline the Full Monte music festival Saturday in Fleet Park in Montesano.

See more of Full Monte festival this year

By Dan Hammock Twin Harbor newspapers

  • Aug 18th, 2018
COURTESY PHOTO
                                The Psychedelic Shadow Show will headline the Full Monte music festival Saturday in Fleet Park in Montesano.

County Commission to try new meeting schedule

Former deputy coroner also was sworn in as county coroner.

  • Aug 16th, 2018

Lindsey Baum memorial service set for Saturday, open to the public

A memorial service for Lindsey Baum, who went missing from McCleary in…

  • Aug 16th, 2018
Jer Ransom, center, follows through on her dart throw trying to pop balloons while Ollie Ransom, right, watches Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at the Grays Harbor County Fair in Elma.

Near-record attendance for fair

Five-day total falls 880 people shy of eclipsing 2017 all-time high at Grays Harbor Fair.

  • Aug 16th, 2018
Jer Ransom, center, follows through on her dart throw trying to pop balloons while Ollie Ransom, right, watches Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at the Grays Harbor County Fair in Elma.

Sheriff’s log for Aug. 16, 2018

Aug. 2 Reckless act or driving. Devonshire Road and Central Park Drive,…

  • Aug 16th, 2018

Corrections for Aug. 16, 2018

Robert Hatley’s name was incorrectly spelled in a story that ran Aug.…

  • Aug 16th, 2018

Birth announcements for Aug. 16, 2018

Capital Medical Center To Kassie Dawn Brinkly and Keith Cole Duval, McCleary,…

  • Aug 16th, 2018
Ron Belcher will retire at the end of the month after 23 years running the tire shop at Whitney’s Chevrolet in Montesano. (Aug. 10, 2018)

Montesano tire guru is closing up his tool box.

He plans on moving closer to his son, who is a lieutenant on for the Quinalt police.

  • Aug 16th, 2018
Ron Belcher will retire at the end of the month after 23 years running the tire shop at Whitney’s Chevrolet in Montesano. (Aug. 10, 2018)
Family members say Jacob Gray’s body was found recently in Olympic National Park.

Remains thought to be hiker missing since 2017 in Olympic National Park

By Jesse Major Peninsula Daily News OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — The remains…

  • Aug 16th, 2018
Family members say Jacob Gray’s body was found recently in Olympic National Park.

Second spot in auditor’s race still very tight; Walsh leads districtwide

In a close county auditor race to make the general election ballot,…

  • Aug 16th, 2018
PHOTO COURTESY PORT OF GRAYS HARBOR
                                Phil Papac of Montesano, right, is sworn in as Port of Grays Harbor District 1 commissioner Tuesday at the Satsop Business Park.

Papac sworn in as Port commissioner

Lifelong Montesano resident Phil Papac was sworn in to the Port of…

  • Aug 16th, 2018
PHOTO COURTESY PORT OF GRAYS HARBOR
                                Phil Papac of Montesano, right, is sworn in as Port of Grays Harbor District 1 commissioner Tuesday at the Satsop Business Park.

Man who killed former Hoquiam police officer to get life without parole

Frank Pawul, one of the people charged in the death of former…

Northwest tribes may soon have right to kill sea lions

By Katy Sword The Columbian A bill sponsored by Sen. Maria Cantwell,…

  • Aug 9th, 2018
Michael Lang | The Vidette
                                County Director of Utilities and Facilities Mark Cox, from left, Miss Greys Harbor Kuinn Karaffa, Judge David Edwards and County Councilwoman Vickie Raines attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday, Aug. 6, for the new Superior Court courtroom at the County Courthouse in Montesano.

New courtroom opens

County dignitaries celebrate opening of third courtroom for Superior Court.

  • Aug 9th, 2018
Michael Lang | The Vidette
                                County Director of Utilities and Facilities Mark Cox, from left, Miss Greys Harbor Kuinn Karaffa, Judge David Edwards and County Councilwoman Vickie Raines attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday, Aug. 6, for the new Superior Court courtroom at the County Courthouse in Montesano.

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.

District Court Filings

GHC Sheriff’s Office v. Jarrod Allan Airington, unlawful firearm possession, unlawful imprisonment.…

  • Aug 9th, 2018