Three local women compete for Miss Washington title

The Harbor will be well represented at the Miss Washington pageant this coming weekend in Burien. In addition to Miss Grays Harbor, two other contestants — Miss Thurston County and Miss Rainier — have strong ties to the Harbor. Eighteen pageant winners from across the state will vie for the title of Miss Washington and a shot at the Miss America title.


Aberdeen City Council hears complaints about effects of homeless population

A group of residents and business owners came to Wednesday night’s Aberdeen City Council meeting demanding that city officials do something to curb problems associated with the growing number of homeless people living on streets and alleys downtown and in other parts of the city, such as outside businesses and the pathway near Morrison Riverfront Park.


Niemi takes helm as Aberdeen girls basketball coach

Jeff Niemi came within one year of achieving his goal. A 20-year-old Niemi set a goal to be a head coach in 10 years. It took him 11, but when the winter season begins, Niemi will take the helm as the head girls basketball coach for Aberdeen High School.