Northwest

Worthy closes four of five Davenport hotels in Spokane as a result of outbreak

By Thomas Clouse The Spokesman-Review Hotelier Walt Worthy announced Monday he has…

  • Mar 16th, 2020

 

Inslee, others urge Washington to ‘hunker down’

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review A new round of restrictions and closures…

  • Mar 16th, 2020

 

Tribes begin shutting down casinos to slow spread of coronavirus

By Lynda V. Mapes The Seattle Times To protect their people and…

  • Mar 16th, 2020

 

Legislature tackled other issues along with COVID-19

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review Washington’s 2020 legislative session can be divided…

  • Mar 15th, 2020

Stevens Pass, Whistler and Crystal Mountain will suspend operations due to coronavirus pandemic

By Megan Burbank The Seattle Times March 15— Mar. 15—Popular Seattle-area ski…

  • Mar 15th, 2020

Chehalis Basin flood funding bill beats legislative buzzer

By Colton Dodgson The Chronicle A bill that would fund flood damage…

  • Mar 18th, 2020

Joe Biden headed to victory in Washington’s Democratic presidential primary

By Kip Hill The Spokesman-Review Former Vice President Joe Biden appears headed…

  • Mar 14th, 2020

Washington among states reopen to insurance enrollment as coronavirus spreads

By Mary Ellen McIntire and Lauren Clason CQ-Roll Call WASHINGTON, D.C —…

  • Mar 14th, 2020

Chehalis Basin flood funding bill beats legislative buzzer

By Colton Dodgson The Chronicle, Centralia, Wash. A bill that would fund…

  • Mar 14th, 2020
COURTESY WILD OLYMPICS CAMPAIGN
                                Kayakers paddle below a waterfall on the East Fork Humptulips, a proposed Wild and Scenic River in the Olympic National Forest.

Wild Olympics Act clears committee, headed to House floor

Congressman Derek Kilmer’s Wild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act…

COURTESY WILD OLYMPICS CAMPAIGN
                                Kayakers paddle below a waterfall on the East Fork Humptulips, a proposed Wild and Scenic River in the Olympic National Forest.

Moose women stuff backpacks, back the band

The Montesano Women of the Moose organization reports they have been busy this year working on fundraisers, including Mooseheart, Moosehaven and for the community.

  • Apr 12th, 2019

Elma Middle School honor roll

Seven kids have 4.0 grade point averages through the third quarter.

  • Apr 2nd, 2019
Lifelong Harborite and professional photographer Darrell Westmoreland poses with Michelle Obama. Westmoreland was an official photographer for the former first lady’s book tour event at the Tacoma Dome on Sunday.

Cosmopolis photographer meets Michelle Obama at Tacoma event

Cosmopolis photographer Darrell Westmoreland had to get special clearance from the U.S. Secret Service.

Lifelong Harborite and professional photographer Darrell Westmoreland poses with Michelle Obama. Westmoreland was an official photographer for the former first lady’s book tour event at the Tacoma Dome on Sunday.

Beerbowers are throwing a party

Robert and Karen Beerbower of Elma will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary April 14.

  • Mar 27th, 2019
The Grays Harbor Mounted Posse Indoor Pro Rodeo will return this weekend to Elma. Photo courtesy Grays Harbor County Fair and Event Center.

Mounted Posse rodeo returns

Spring won’t be the only thing in the air at the Grays Harbor County Mounted Posse Indoor Pro Rodeo this weekend in Elma.

  • Mar 20th, 2019
The Grays Harbor Mounted Posse Indoor Pro Rodeo will return this weekend to Elma. Photo courtesy Grays Harbor County Fair and Event Center.

Lawmakers propose new watercraft restrictions to save southern resident orcas

Would establish a 7-knot speed limit for vessels ½ mile from southern resident orcas; establishes a 650-yard “no-go” zone for whale watchers until at least 2023; regulations would take effect immediately if passed

  • Feb 15th, 2019

What’s for lunch

Community center menus for the area.

  • Feb 14th, 2019

Law would celebrate public lands in Washington state

Proposed bill designates fourth Saturday of September as Public Lands Day; lawmakers aim to preserve and protect public lands; holiday would promote connection between people and environment

  • Feb 13th, 2019

Kindness is the Word of the Month at Simpson Elementary

This month, Simpson Elementary School dove into some fun activities. Toward the middle of the month, Simpson had a Geography Bee, and at the beginning of the month, we had a Word of the Month assembly.

  • Jan 31st, 2019

Bill would make opioid overdose medication easier to access for schools

By Madeline Coats Washington Newspaper Publishers Association Opioid overdose medication could become…

  • Jan 28th, 2019