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A lineup of county dignitaries attends the opening ceremony Monday, Aug. 6, of 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
A lineup of county dignitaries attends the opening ceremony Monday, Aug. 6, of the new Superior Court courtroom at the County Courthouse in Montesano.

Sheriff’s Office Log

July 26 Harassment report. First block Palace Lane, Elma. 2:33 a.m. Reporting…

  • Aug 9th, 2018

Contractor chosen for Montesano Main Street/US12 interchange improvements

A bid of $475,000 was approved by the Montesano City Council for…

Stolen check used to steal vehicle, police say

Elma police say a man and a woman with checks stolen from a 92-year-old Bremerton woman stole an $18,000 vehicle from Elma Value Ford.

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Democrats popular in early voting

The election wave for Democrats is off to a strong start in Grays Harbor County after early results Tuesday, Aug. 7.

  • Aug 7th, 2018

Screamer, alligator on a stick among new experiences this year at the fair

Fun, food and rides return to Elma beginning Wednesday, Aug. 8, through Sunday, Aug. 12.

  • Aug 7th, 2018

Montesano wastewater treatment plant protection project soon to go out for bid

The City of Montesano will soon announce a call for bids for…

Two arrested in Brady fire hall burglary

National Night Out events planned Aug. 7

  • Aug 3rd, 2018

GHC President’s List students from East County

These students from East County received at least a 3.5 GPA in the spring quarter at Grays Harbor College.

  • Jul 27th, 2018

Westbound US 12 on-ramp closed at Devonshire

WSDOT encourages drivers to find an alternate route.

  • Jul 27th, 2018

County demands state refund cost of ballot boxes

The Grays Harbor County Commission sent a strong message to the state at its Monday, July 23, meeting, demanding that it be reimbursed for ballot box installations.

  • Jul 26th, 2018

County fire marshal restricts outdoor fires

Warm, dry weather prompts agencies to restrict outdoor burning.

  • Jul 26th, 2018

Culvert work will restrict US 12 traffic west of Montesano

The state Department of Transportation started culvert replacement work on U.S. Highway 12 west of the Montesano exit. Drivers can expect round-the-clock lane closures through the summer.

  • Jul 26th, 2018

DNR offers cost sharing for forest management plans

State DNR wants to help landowners get a forest management plan

  • Jul 26th, 2018
DAN HAMMOCK | TWIN HARBORS NEWSPAPER GROUP
                                Crews from Rognlin’s Inc. are giving Marcy Avenue in Montesano a major facelift over the next month, which includes repaving, new sidewalks and stormwater drainage. This photo was taken July 16 at the intersection of Marcy and River Street South.

Problem stretch of Marcy Avenue getting a complete rebuild

With the East Pioneer Avenue project completed, the City of Montesano’s Public…

DAN HAMMOCK | TWIN HARBORS NEWSPAPER GROUP
                                Crews from Rognlin’s Inc. are giving Marcy Avenue in Montesano a major facelift over the next month, which includes repaving, new sidewalks and stormwater drainage. This photo was taken July 16 at the intersection of Marcy and River Street South.

Elma teen drowns in Chehalis River Thursday

Became distressed near the South Elma Bridge shortly after noon, found just after 9 p.m.

  • Jul 19th, 2018

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band headlines Grays Harbor County Fair

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

DAN HAMMOCK | TWIN HARBORS NEWSPAPER GROUP
                                Representatives from the legislature, Green Diamond Resource Company and the Department of Fish and Wildlife cut the ribbon at the reopened Wynooche River boat launch Friday afternoon. Second from right is new Fish and Wildlife director Kelly Susewind, who officially takes office Aug. 1.

Public boat launch on upper Wynoochee opened Friday

Located just downriver from the 7400 bridge about 20 miles north of Montesano

DAN HAMMOCK | TWIN HARBORS NEWSPAPER GROUP
                                Representatives from the legislature, Green Diamond Resource Company and the Department of Fish and Wildlife cut the ribbon at the reopened Wynooche River boat launch Friday afternoon. Second from right is new Fish and Wildlife director Kelly Susewind, who officially takes office Aug. 1.

Public forums to discuss Fire District 2 levy renewal scheduled July 24, 26

The Grays Harbor Fire District 2 board of commissioners adopted a resolution…

  • Jul 19th, 2018

Sheriff’s Office log

June 28 Shoplift. 700 block E Main Street, Elma. 11:08 p.m. Subject…

  • Jul 19th, 2018