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State approves a 7-day razor clam dig starting Thursday

Razor clam diggers can return to ocean beaches for seven days of…

  • Feb 6th, 2020
Formation of nonprofit could bring back shows to D&R Theatre this year

Formation of nonprofit could bring back shows to D&R Theatre this year

Efforts are underway to bring back live entertainment to the stage of…

  • Feb 6th, 2020
Formation of nonprofit could bring back shows to D&R Theatre this year
Domestic violence suspect tased by officer in East County

Domestic violence suspect tased by officer in East County

48-year-old from Satsop arrested for obstructing a law enforcement officer.

  • Feb 6th, 2020
Domestic violence suspect tased by officer in East County
From left, Andrea McNamara Doyle, director at the Office of the Chehalis Basin; board member J. Vander Stoep; board member Edna Fund; and Cindy Bradley take part in an OCB board phonecall Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, in Chehalis. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

Chehalis Basin board backs funding bill

The Office of the Chehalis Basin (OCB) board has backed a bill…

  • Feb 6th, 2020
From left, Andrea McNamara Doyle, director at the Office of the Chehalis Basin; board member J. Vander Stoep; board member Edna Fund; and Cindy Bradley take part in an OCB board phonecall Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, in Chehalis. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

City approves rules for accessing forestland

Montesano to lock gates year-round; access still available through forestry officials

  • Feb 6th, 2020

Honor rolls and scholarship opportunities

Education notes from across East County.

  • Feb 6th, 2020

Lawmakers back timber industry as a way to reduce WA’s carbon emissions

Eight million acres of private forests offset 12% of state’s carbon emissions, according to forestry advocate group; the industry wants recognition for its products’ ability to draw carbon from the atmosphere

  • Feb 6th, 2020

Monte Council considers changing Marcy Avenue layout, direction

Police chief looks to replace computers in vehicles; city working on easement request

  • Feb 6th, 2020

Prosecutor declines charges for former Oakville schools officials

There will be no criminal case against former Oakville School District officials…

  • Feb 6th, 2020
A Grays Harbor Transit bus waits to resume its trip toward Olympia Thursday (Jan. 30, 2020) at the Montesano Station. GH Transit is considering expanding express service to Olympia and constructing park and ride lots along U.S. Highway 12/state Route 8. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)                                 A Grays Harbor Transit bus waits to resume its trip toward Olympia Thursday (Jan. 30, 2020) at the Montesano Station. GH Transit is considering expanding express service to Olympia and constructing park and ride lots along U.S. Highway 12/state Route 8. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

Still time to comment on expanded service to Olympia

Grays Harbor Transit wants to hear from riders

  • Feb 6th, 2020
A Grays Harbor Transit bus waits to resume its trip toward Olympia Thursday (Jan. 30, 2020) at the Montesano Station. GH Transit is considering expanding express service to Olympia and constructing park and ride lots along U.S. Highway 12/state Route 8. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)                                 A Grays Harbor Transit bus waits to resume its trip toward Olympia Thursday (Jan. 30, 2020) at the Montesano Station. GH Transit is considering expanding express service to Olympia and constructing park and ride lots along U.S. Highway 12/state Route 8. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)
Montesano leaders are considering annexing this land into the city.                                 Montesano leaders are considering annexing this land into the city.

Monte seeks input on expansion

Annexations on city’s west side would address concerns over compensation for EMS coverage

  • Jan 31st, 2020
Montesano leaders are considering annexing this land into the city.                                 Montesano leaders are considering annexing this land into the city.
A Grays Harbor Transit bus headed toward Olympia arrives Thursday (Jan. 30, 2020) at the Montesano Station. GH Transit is considering expanding express service to Olympia and constructing park and ride lots along U.S. Highway 12/state Route 8. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

Grays Harbor Transit wants input on expanded express service, but hurry

Deadline to comment on more, faster trips to Olympia is Friday, Jan. 31.

  • Jan 31st, 2020
A Grays Harbor Transit bus headed toward Olympia arrives Thursday (Jan. 30, 2020) at the Montesano Station. GH Transit is considering expanding express service to Olympia and constructing park and ride lots along U.S. Highway 12/state Route 8. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)
Chuck Caldwell’s legacy of community, family remembered at Friday celebration of life

Chuck Caldwell’s legacy of community, family remembered at Friday celebration of life

Family, friends and colleagues gathered last week at the Montesano Moose Lodge…

Chuck Caldwell’s legacy of community, family remembered at Friday celebration of life

Oakville town hall on schools is Jan. 30

A town hall meeting will be held tonight to discuss the future…

  • Jan 30th, 2020

Proposed Chehalis dam the topic of Audubon Society’s first program of 2020

A proposed dam on the upper Chehalis River will be the main…

  • Jan 30th, 2020
COURTESY PHOTO                                David and Ellen Foscue at the Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina.

Adventure, curiosity and duty marked the life of Judge Foscue

Former Grays Harbor Superior Court Judge David Foscue died last week, the…

COURTESY PHOTO                                David and Ellen Foscue at the Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina.

Widow files claim with county after Stafford Creek death in December

The widow of a former inmate at Stafford Creek Corrections Center claims…

  • Jan 30th, 2020
Ask the Expert - Coronavirus

Ask the Expert – Coronavirus

The Forks Forum What is coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a large family of…

  • Jan 28th, 2020
Ask the Expert - Coronavirus

Cosi to discuss picking architect to design new City Hall

Cosmopolis is ready to take another step toward getting a new municipal…

  • Jan 28th, 2020

Oakville town hall on schools is Jan. 30

A town hall meeting will be held next week to discuss the…

  • Jan 24th, 2020