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Gay-Straight Alliance students claim harassment at AHS

Students in the group said they were harassed, called names and had food thrown at them during a lunch-time protest just outside the school this month.

  • Dec 26th, 2019

Regional public safety education program in works for Montesano

Plan also includes upgrades, expansion for Montesano fire hall

  • Dec 26th, 2019

Senator seeks pages for legislative session

Van De Wege asks 14- to 16-year-olds interested in government to apply

  • Dec 26th, 2019
COURTESY DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE                                The Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking razor clam fans around the state to weigh in on the perennial question: Which is better, clam gun or shovel? To register support for a favored digging method, clam diggers can post a photo or video, complete with hashtag #TeamClamShovel or #TeamClamGun on any social media before the end of the spring season.

Razor clam digs scheduled for this week

The state approved five evening razor clam digs, which began Monday. There…

  • Dec 23rd, 2019
COURTESY DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE                                The Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking razor clam fans around the state to weigh in on the perennial question: Which is better, clam gun or shovel? To register support for a favored digging method, clam diggers can post a photo or video, complete with hashtag #TeamClamShovel or #TeamClamGun on any social media before the end of the spring season.
Commercial crab season delayed until at least Dec. 31

Commercial crab season delayed until at least Dec. 31

The non-tribal coastal commercial Dungeness crab fishery has been delayed again because…

Commercial crab season delayed until at least Dec. 31
A sign at Smith’s Union Bar in Honolulu includes a picture of Lauren Bruner and Teri Mann Whyatt when they met in 2016. (Photo courtesy Teri Mann Whyatt)

Elma grad rejoins fellow crewmates on USS Arizona

Lauren Bruner, who graduated from Elma High School in the 1930s, became…

  • Dec 19th, 2019
A sign at Smith’s Union Bar in Honolulu includes a picture of Lauren Bruner and Teri Mann Whyatt when they met in 2016. (Photo courtesy Teri Mann Whyatt)

Five projects get nearly $770,000 to boost salmon habitat in county

Pacific County also get more than a half million dollars from Salmon Recovery Funding Board.

  • Dec 19th, 2019
(Submitted photo) The former United Methodist Church in McCleary will be used for a Christmas Eve candlelight service beginning at 9 p.m. Dec. 24 at what is now the home of the McCleary Historical Society, at 426 S. Third St. in McCleary.

McCleary Historical Society’s new home to host service

Christmas Eve event will be among public’s first chances to visit repurposed building.

  • Dec 19th, 2019
(Submitted photo) The former United Methodist Church in McCleary will be used for a Christmas Eve candlelight service beginning at 9 p.m. Dec. 24 at what is now the home of the McCleary Historical Society, at 426 S. Third St. in McCleary.

Plenty to unpack at Simpson Elementary

December is alway a busy month, says Simpson Elementary sixth-grader Mark Shasanmi.

  • Dec 19th, 2019
COURTESY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE                                Up to six inches of rain could fall in Grays Harbor and Pacific counties through the weekend, possibly more over the Olympics and Willapa Hills.

Heavy rain expected this week

‘There could be some urban and small stream floodings,’ forecaster says

COURTESY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE                                Up to six inches of rain could fall in Grays Harbor and Pacific counties through the weekend, possibly more over the Olympics and Willapa Hills.
Armory time capsule being sent to Olympia for cleaning

Armory time capsule being sent to Olympia for cleaning

A time capsule placed behind the cornerstone of Aberdeen’s Armory in the…

Armory time capsule being sent to Olympia for cleaning

Rep. Kilmer to host Facebook, telephone town halls this week

Congressman Derek Kilmer will hold a Facebook Live town hall Tuesday and…

  • Dec 16th, 2019
Festival of Lights parade in pictures

Festival of Lights parade in pictures

Hundreds, possibly a few thousand people turned out for Saturday’s parade in…

  • Dec 14th, 2019
Festival of Lights parade in pictures
Man arrested for burning mattresses under sleeping people

Man arrested for burning mattresses under sleeping people

A 50-year-old Humptulips man was arrested after setting fire to mattresses occupied…

Man arrested for burning mattresses under sleeping people
In Ocean Shores, every vote counted — Dingler wins by three

In Ocean Shores, every vote counted — Dingler wins by three

County certifies 1607 to 1604 recount at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday

In Ocean Shores, every vote counted — Dingler wins by three

Corrections for Dec. 12, 2019

An article on C-7 of today’s paper contains incorrect information. The following…

  • Dec 12th, 2019

Elma man faces vehicular homicide charge

Jessee Kwiatkowski was driving Conny Brown, of Oakville, in October when his truck left the road and struck a tree.

  • Dec 11th, 2019

Third Pancakes, Pigs & Santa set

Businesses and officers team up for breakfast

  • Dec 10th, 2019
State Patrol number ‘hijacked’ to make bomb threats

State Patrol number ‘hijacked’ to make bomb threats

WSP warns residents across state to be vigilant if they get a call claiming to be from the State Patrol.

  • Dec 10th, 2019
State Patrol number ‘hijacked’ to make bomb threats

PUD planned power outage in East County

The Grays Harbor Public Utility District is notifying customers of a planned…

  • Dec 9th, 2019