Get your blue and green on! We all know what week it is - especially if you happen to live in Hawkuiam. You have to appreciate the spirit Jack Durney, mayor of Hoquiam — excuse me, that is, Hawkuiam this week — for his town spirit. In our neck of the wooded Washington state, colors are flying over both harbors and spirits are high. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know well that the home team is once again in the championship.
OCEAN SHORES – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker won the straw poll as the preferred candidate among Republicans at the annual Roanoke Conference at Ocean Shores over the weekend. Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was the runner-up, while Mitt Romney and Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana tied for third place.
An inmate was sentenced to 43 months in jail on Monday after assaulting a corrections officer at Stafford Creek Corrections Center last spring.
Grays Harbor residents had local issues in mind, including struggles facing small businesses and the Navy’s plans for electronic warfare training on the Olympic Peninsula, when they got a chance to address Congressman Derek Kilmer at his town hall gathering Saturday afternoon in Westport.
The county faces significant budget issues, but it’s not something officials weren’t aware of and a public cry of alarm from Grays Harbor County Commissioner Frank Gordon last week amounts to “fear-mongoring,” says the newest member of the commission, Vickie Raines.
OLYMPIA — Raising Washington’s minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2019 was described Monday as too much for some businesses and not enough for some workers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — State and federal officials are investigating an oil spill from a railroad tank car at Washington state’s largest refinery last November, but key agencies were kept in the dark about it for at least a month.
The son of a Hoquiam dynasty plans to put the city on the map as the next best place to find American single-malt whiskey.
Linda Sue Evans and her husband Roy Evans sample wine from the Northwest Mountain Winery Saturday during the Elma Chamber of Commerce Winter Wine Festival at the Grays Harbor County Fair and Event Center.
The Montesano Drill Team competed at River Ridge High School on Jan 24, their second competition of the season. The team brought home a first place trophy in Military and a third place trophy in Pom. There were 26 teams competing and Montesano was the only 1A school there competing against 2A, 3A, and 4A schools, according to MHS drill team coach Kelsey Cole.
Searchers, aided by several dog teams, yesterday located and recovered the body of missing hiker James Thomas Griffin in very rugged terrain near the Boulder Creek trailhead, Olympic National Park officials said Monday morning. Griffin, 60, of Port Angeles was the subject of an intensive five-day search that began on Christmas Eve, December 24.