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Next round of razor clam digs approved starting Tuesday

A week of razor clam digs have been approved starting Tuesday at…

  • Dec 9th, 2019

Oakville School District getting its groove back and more

By Celene Fitzgerald The Chronicle The Oakville School District made a number…

  • Dec 5th, 2019

Deck the halls safely, fire marshal says

State warns of common mistakes that can lead to deadly fires.

  • Dec 5th, 2019

Elma Chamber to light Christmas tree on Dec. 6

The Elma Chamber of Commerce is getting into the holiday mood with…

  • Dec 5th, 2019
Photo courtesy Helen Hepp                                Montesano Mayor Vini Samuel (left) receives the 24th Margaret Downey community service award from Friends of the W.H. Abel Memorial Library president Megan Valentine, who also is a member of the Montesano City Council, on Nov. 26 at the library.

Mayor lauded for efforts

Library backers hold ceremony for Vini Samuel

  • Dec 5th, 2019
Photo courtesy Helen Hepp                                Montesano Mayor Vini Samuel (left) receives the 24th Margaret Downey community service award from Friends of the W.H. Abel Memorial Library president Megan Valentine, who also is a member of the Montesano City Council, on Nov. 26 at the library.

Montesano budget nearing vote

Montesano Council expected to pass 2020 budget proposal at Dec. 10 meeting.

  • Dec 5th, 2019

Satsop School District has openings on board of directors

The fall elections came and went, and the Satsop School District finds…

  • Dec 5th, 2019

No new nightly rental approvals as county develops guidelines

Property owners required to get a conditional use permit for short-term rentals.

  • Dec 4th, 2019

Commission blocks vehicles from county timberland for most of year

Gates to forested property will be open from September through December.

  • Dec 4th, 2019

County Commission sets budget, plans for next year

With $127 million budget comes increases to two property tax levies.

  • Dec 4th, 2019

No new nightly rental approvals as county develops guidelines

Property owners required to get a conditional use permit for short-term rentals.

  • Dec 4th, 2019

Armed intruder killed after breaking into McCleary home

The 47-year-old McCleary man killed after breaking into a home in the…

Rep. Walsh calls for special legislative session after judge blocks car tab measure

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, is calling for a special legislative session after…

  • Dec 4th, 2019

2-car crash on US12 send three to the hospital Sunday

A two-vehicle wreck on U.S. Highway 12 at Monte-Brady Road sent three…

  • Dec 4th, 2019
K-9 Vader gracious in receiving McCleary’s Officer of the Year award

K-9 Vader gracious in receiving McCleary’s Officer of the Year award

City lauds firefighter, officer, K-9 in ceremony

  • Dec 2nd, 2019
K-9 Vader gracious in receiving McCleary’s Officer of the Year award
COURTESY PHOTO                                The Aberdeen, Hoquiam and Cosmopolis police departments are offering a free Citizens Academy to west county residents interested in learning more about the inner workings of the criminal justice system in Grays Harbor County. Here Aberdeen Police Chief Steve Shumate speaks to attendees at last years academy.

West County Citizens Academy starts Jan. 7

The Aberdeen, Hoquiam, and Cosmopolis police departments are offering the second annual…

  • Nov 29th, 2019
COURTESY PHOTO                                The Aberdeen, Hoquiam and Cosmopolis police departments are offering a free Citizens Academy to west county residents interested in learning more about the inner workings of the criminal justice system in Grays Harbor County. Here Aberdeen Police Chief Steve Shumate speaks to attendees at last years academy.
Submitted photo                                Satsop Business Park, and its reactor building (pictured), will be the site of an advanced robotics competition in February. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has chosen the business park’s thick cement walled reactor building to host its Subterranean (SubT) Challenge Urban Circuit on Feb. 18-27.

DARPA robotics competition coming to Satsop Business Park

Hundreds of thousands of dollars are on the line in February’s Subterranean (SubT) Challenge Urban Circuit

Submitted photo                                Satsop Business Park, and its reactor building (pictured), will be the site of an advanced robotics competition in February. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has chosen the business park’s thick cement walled reactor building to host its Subterranean (SubT) Challenge Urban Circuit on Feb. 18-27.
Clean water activist to present Chehalis River canoe trip

Clean water activist to present Chehalis River canoe trip

Expedition paddler and wetland biologist Lee First will recount her five-day canoe…

  • Nov 29th, 2019
Clean water activist to present Chehalis River canoe trip

County unemployment ticks up in October

Unemployment in Grays Harbor County ticked up three-tenths of a percent to…

  • Nov 29th, 2019

Commercial crab season opener delayed at least two weeks

Low meat content pushes back commercial Dungeness season “at least” until Dec. 15

  • Nov 29th, 2019