The Aberdeen woman who barricaded herself in a house in the 600 block of Oak Street during a nine-hour standoff Friday, while a body lay outside the home, has been booked in the Grays Harbor County Jail for second-degree murder, said Aberdeen Police Sgt. Art Laur on Saturday.
A Grays Harbor PUD employee is in Harborview Medical Center in Seattle today after “an incident of electrical contact” on Thursday.
The Grays Harbor PUD announced today it is postponing a planned power outage scheduled for tonight through Friday morning on the North Beach. The outage will be rescheduled at a later date, the PUD said in a press release.
Glenn Hoot, an ophthalmologist and owner of Aberdeen Cataract and Laser Center for 20 years, was found dead in his home on Tuesday morning. He was 58.
Scientists at the Burke Museum in Seattle announced Wednesday that they have discovered the first dinosaur fossil found in Washington State — a 35-foot ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex that lived here 80 million years ago.
OLYMPIA — Two men suspected of attempting to steal beer from the west Olympia Safeway were shot by an Olympia police officer early Thursday morning.
After a Willapa-Grays Harbor Oyster Growers’ Association permit request to use the pesticide imidacloprid was withdrawn by the growers themselves, the industry is scrambling to find an alternative to combat the problem of burrowing shrimp. And, some say not coming up with a solution could mean a sharp decline in harvests.
OLYMPIA — State lawmakers received a new forecast of revenue Monday, and it seemed like pretty good news, but perhaps not good enough to make their jobs easier.
The County Commissioners approved four voluntary retirement agreements on Monday in moves designed to relieve some of the stress on the county’s general fund. Two of the employees worked in departments covered by the general fund.
Local workers from the state Department of Social and Health Services stood and chanted outside their offices at the Elliott Building just after noon on Wednesday. The 17 workers were participating in a statewide “Unity Break” to pressure state legislators to end the gridlocked discussion of a 4.8-percent salary raise for state employees. The Washington Federation of State Employees coordinated the protests, which saw participation around the state. The workers are also concerned about the possibility of reductions in insurance coverage.
A two-day celebration to pay tribute to Kurt Cobain aims to be the first of an annual event come mid-July.