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Embattled Rep. Matt Shea (R-Spokane Valley) addresses a crowd of gun rights supporters Friday (Jan. 17, 2020) at the Capitol, promising his unwavering commitment to defend the Second Amendment. (Cameron Sheppard, WNPA News Service)

Gun rights advocates rally at Capitol

By Cameron Sheppard Washington Newspaper Publishers Association OLYMPIA — On what turned…

  • Jan 17th, 2020

 

Industry leaders worry clean-fuel program could hurt economy

Proponents believe it would incentivize necessary switch to green economy; detractors say it would impact businesses and consumers with higher costs

  • Jan 17th, 2020

 

Sen. Mona Das (D-Kent), the primary sponsor of Senate Billl 5323, speaks recently on the Senate floor in Olympia. (Photo courtesy Hannah Sabio-Howell, communications specialist for Sen. Das)

Proposed law adds a fee to plastic bags at check out

The Senate passed a bill that would ban single-use plastic bags and place an eight-cent fee on reusable plastic bags.

  • Jan 17th, 2020
Sen. Mona Das (D-Kent), the primary sponsor of Senate Billl 5323, speaks recently on the Senate floor in Olympia. (Photo courtesy Hannah Sabio-Howell, communications specialist for Sen. Das)

Ex-part time teacher at Monte charged with sexual misconduct with a minor

A former part time teacher and athletic trainer at Montesano Junior/Senior High…

  • Jan 17th, 2020

Governor talks up state’s positives, notes areas to improve

Homelessness and climate among key concerns

  • Jan 16th, 2020

East County police academy seeking participants

Learn why officers do what it is they do

  • Jan 16th, 2020

McCleary museum work begins

Workers recently stabilized the chimney at the new home of the McCleary…

  • Jan 16th, 2020
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Brayton Jay Pascoe was sentenced Friday to 7 1/2 years for the June 16 shooting death of David Alan Rhodes on Hagara Street in Junction City. At left is Prosecutor Katie Svoboda, at right is Pascoe’s attorney Christopher Baum.

Aberdeen man sentenced to 7 1/2 years for June 16 shooting death

An Aberdeen man was sentenced Friday morning to 7 ½ years in…

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Brayton Jay Pascoe was sentenced Friday to 7 1/2 years for the June 16 shooting death of David Alan Rhodes on Hagara Street in Junction City. At left is Prosecutor Katie Svoboda, at right is Pascoe’s attorney Christopher Baum.

First fun then work at Elma Council meeting

New members sworn in; officer gets promotion then engaged

  • Jan 16th, 2020

Mother nature keeping it interesting in Grays Harbor

By Scott Johnston For Grays Harbor News Group Last week’s flooding didn’t…

  • Jan 16th, 2020

Most county school districts have levies on February ballot

All but one school district in Grays Harbor County has a levy…

  • Jan 16th, 2020

Coastal Caucus talks transportation, schools at 2020 legislative send-off

The 2020 Legislative session kicked off Monday. A topic that will rise…

Republicans aim to guarantee $30 car tabs amid court hang-up

Lawmakers sponsor companion bills in the House and Senate, claim simplicity of proposal should prevent court interference

  • Jan 16th, 2020

Lawmakers move to limit companies that trade your data

Lawmakers propose comprehensive data privacy laws that would give consumers more control over personal data

  • Jan 14th, 2020

Homeless emergency grabs the attention of lawmakers

By Cameron Sheppard and Leona Vaughn WNPA News Service Lawmakers are scrambling…

  • Jan 9th, 2020
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Daniel Stephen Heyting speaks before Grays Harbor Superior Court Judge David L. Edwards at Heyting’s sentencing hearing Jan. 8. Heyting had pleaded guilty to the August 2018 second-degree murder of Andrew Detwiler, and was sentenced to 20 years.

Aberdeen man given 20-year sentence for August 2018 Humptulips boat launch murder

A 31-year-old Aberdeen man was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison…

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Daniel Stephen Heyting speaks before Grays Harbor Superior Court Judge David L. Edwards at Heyting’s sentencing hearing Jan. 8. Heyting had pleaded guilty to the August 2018 second-degree murder of Andrew Detwiler, and was sentenced to 20 years.

Ex-part time teacher at Monte charged with sexual misconduct with a minor

A former part time teacher and athletic trainer at Montesano Junior Senior…

  • Jan 17th, 2020

Dig in the New Year: More razor clam digs approved through Jan. 14

The first razor clam digs of 2020 started Wednesday, the Department of…

  • Jan 9th, 2020