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Republican Joel McEntire is challenging incumbent Brian Blake

Republican Joel McEntire is challenging incumbent Brian Blake (D-Aberdeen) for 19th District…

  • Oct 25th, 2018

Brian Blake is running for re-election as a representative for the state’s 19th District.

Brian Blake is running for re-election as a representative for the state’s…

  • Oct 25th, 2018

Bazaars are running

Nov. 2 and 3 First Baptist Church of Hoquiam’s Christmas Bazaar, 9…

  • Oct 25th, 2018
Erin Frasier

Frasier stress development of small business and work force

Erin Frasier, running for a seat in the state House of Representatives…

Erin Frasier

Walsh: Lose or modify Growth Management Act to attract business to district

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, was elected to represent the 19th Legislative District…

County Clerk candidates focus on office atmosphere

Janice Louthan wants a promotion. She’s betting that Grays Harbor County voters…

  • Oct 24th, 2018

Woman sentenced to a year for theft of $400,000 from GHCH

Davina Gilroy, 46, of Amanda Park, has pleaded guilty to first-degree theft…

DAN HAMMOCK | Grays Harbor News Grooup
                                A September sunrise from the upper 2270 loop above Wynoochee Lake. A portion of the upper 2270 loop is listed for decommissioning by the Forest Service in a thinning and road project proposal up for comment.

Thinning plan and Wynoochee Valley access up for public comment

The U.S. Forest Service is accepting public comment on a proposal to thin timber and change the way it manages roads in the upper Wynoochee Valley.

DAN HAMMOCK | Grays Harbor News Grooup
                                A September sunrise from the upper 2270 loop above Wynoochee Lake. A portion of the upper 2270 loop is listed for decommissioning by the Forest Service in a thinning and road project proposal up for comment.
This map shows Kent ranks ninth in the nation with the most car thefts - 4.98 for every 1,000 people. COURTESY GRAPHIC, ASecureLife

Kent ranks ninth in nation for most car thefts

Nearly 5 cars stolen for every 1,000 residents

This map shows Kent ranks ninth in the nation with the most car thefts - 4.98 for every 1,000 people. COURTESY GRAPHIC, ASecureLife
Kat Bryant | Grays Harbor News Group
                                A noticeable sheen spreads from sunken vessels on the Hoquiam River on Wednesday afternoon. Department of Ecology spill response crews were on hand soon after the foul-smelling sheen was detected around 1 p.m.

Two more vessels sink, releasing foul-smelling fluid into Hoquiam River

Two more vessels have sunk in the Hoquiam River near Al’s Hum-Dinger…

  • Oct 18th, 2018
Kat Bryant | Grays Harbor News Group
                                A noticeable sheen spreads from sunken vessels on the Hoquiam River on Wednesday afternoon. Department of Ecology spill response crews were on hand soon after the foul-smelling sheen was detected around 1 p.m.
Mike Hayes, owner of Born In A Barn in Everett, makes handcrafted barn doors that can be used anywhere around the house. Born In A Barn will be one of more than 20 exhibitors from Snohomish County attending Seattle Home Show 2 coming Oct. 19-21 at CenturyLink Field Event Center. (Mike Hayes)

Barn doors and ‘She Sheds’ at Seattle Home Show

A Marysville shop’s backyard “she cave” will be in the spotlight this weekend.

Mike Hayes, owner of Born In A Barn in Everett, makes handcrafted barn doors that can be used anywhere around the house. Born In A Barn will be one of more than 20 exhibitors from Snohomish County attending Seattle Home Show 2 coming Oct. 19-21 at CenturyLink Field Event Center. (Mike Hayes)

Feeling the spirits of the season

Skeletons and spiders infest house on Glenn Road North east of Montesano in a good way.

  • Oct 17th, 2018
Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald

Paul Allen Dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder, developer, and philanthropist routinely struggled with cancer.

Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald

Hoquiam remains perfect with huge win over Montesano

Grizzlies quarterback Payton Quintanilla has over 300 total yards to lead Hoquiam to 7-0 record.

The Olympian: Timberland Regional Library board votes to hit pause on branch-closing capital facilities proposal

After two hours of discussion and public comment, the seven-member board that serves Timberland Regional Library voted unanimously Wednesday to hit pause on a branch-closing capital facilities proposal until next August.

  • Oct 11th, 2018

Community center menus for week beginning Oct. 11

What’s for lunch?

  • Oct 11th, 2018
Members of the Elma Chamber of Commerce present its Business of the Quarter award to Poston Insurance Agency. Pictures from left are Kristi Christensen, Ryan Phillipi, Bernadette Bower, Scott Phillipi, Stephanie Rangel, Michelle Poston, Lisa Zimmerman, Rick Jensen, Jill Warne, Connie Brown. Photo courtesy Elma Chamber of Commerce.

Elma insurance agency given business of quartr award

Poston Insurance is the Elma Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Quarter…

  • Oct 11th, 2018
Members of the Elma Chamber of Commerce present its Business of the Quarter award to Poston Insurance Agency. Pictures from left are Kristi Christensen, Ryan Phillipi, Bernadette Bower, Scott Phillipi, Stephanie Rangel, Michelle Poston, Lisa Zimmerman, Rick Jensen, Jill Warne, Connie Brown. Photo courtesy Elma Chamber of Commerce.

Local students make college’s Dean’s List

There are at least five undergraduate students at the University of Washington from the Montesano area who made the Dean’s List.

  • Oct 10th, 2018

Summit Pacific health fair and 5K are this weekend

New this year will be informative presentations on a range of health care subjects.

  • Oct 10th, 2018
Biologists John Rohrer of the U.S. Forest Service (left) and Scott Fitkin of Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife examine an immobilized, 30-pound wolverine caught in a trap Feb. 1, 2015, near Easy Pass. Rohrer and Fitkin helped conduct research into wolverines in the North Cascades as part of a decade-long study that ended in 2015. (Zach Winters / U.S. Forest Service)

The wily wolverine: Iconic species making comeback in state

A Snohomish man recently captured video of two wolverines near Glacier Peak.

  • Oct 9th, 2018
Biologists John Rohrer of the U.S. Forest Service (left) and Scott Fitkin of Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife examine an immobilized, 30-pound wolverine caught in a trap Feb. 1, 2015, near Easy Pass. Rohrer and Fitkin helped conduct research into wolverines in the North Cascades as part of a decade-long study that ended in 2015. (Zach Winters / U.S. Forest Service)