Anglers from around the region gathered at Failor Lake Saturday morning to participate in a decades-old tradition, the Grays Harbor Poggies Club kids-only fishing derby. Children under the age of 14 cast their lines from the bank or dropped them in from a boat with hopes of catching a prize-winning trout which the lake has been stocked with by hatcheries from around the region including the Humptulips Hatchery and Satsop Springs Hatchery. By 11 a.m. the largest fish caught weighed in at over six pounds.
A structure fire at the Woodsvilla Apartments in Elma Thursday afternoon left one of its buildings in the complex uninhabitable, said Elma Fire Chief Dana Smith.
The Pacific County Sheriff’s Office rescued a man whose canoe had become stuck in the mud along the Palix River Thursday evening, according to a report from the department.
An evening at the beach turned into a harrowing event for Peter Reece and his family Thursday night in Ocean Shores when their new, parked car was taken by the water when a strong tide came in.
Olympia Mayor Stephen Buxbaum will be at Grays Harbor College Saturday to speak on the topic of civic engagement in a time of rapid change, particularly in the context of climate change.
The following excerpts are from John C. Hughes’ profile of Arnold Samuels for Legacy Washington and the Washington State Secretary of State’s Office.
The Grays Harbor County Commissioners are bringing in outside help to create a strategic plan that is aimed to help the county achieve success in several different areas, including organizationally, legislatively and financially, which is both related and unrelated to the county’s dismal financial situation.
An agreement between the city of Aberdeen and Michael Lang has given the riverfront property owner until June 1 to clean up the area, which includes subjecting the numerous campers on the land to trespassing violations, City Attorney Eric Nelson said Wednesday.
G.N. “Pete” Vander Linden doesn’t take his age too seriously.
Low-wage workers held rallies across the state on Wednesday asking for increased pay, while a planned rally in Aberdeen had a disappointing turnout, with less than a handful of demonstrators showing up.