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.
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After four years at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Alexis Keating is going back to school.
Three members of the Ocosta High School Class of 2016 also share the distinction of holding the Eagle Scout rank, the highest of the seven ranks in Scouting, placing them in a very select group that numbers only about 5 percent of all Boy Scouts.
Washington Coast Works is pleased to announce the Quinault Indian Nation as the title sponsor for the 2016 Sustainable Small Business Competition. This year’s business training is under way and will conclude July 22-24 during the entrepreneurship summit at the Olympic Natural Resource Center in Forks. At the summit, participants will develop their presentation pitch and polish their business plans for a chance to vie for up to $20,000 in start-up financing. Winners will be announced in October.
Hoquiam City Council members plan to soon talk seriously about ways to pay for public safety service improvements.
Washington’s treaty Indian tribes won a key victory Monday when the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the State of Washington must pay for improvements to salmon habitat, costs the state has measured in billions.
Fixing the community, one rock at a time. That’s the goal of Ashley Calloway, founder of the GHRocks! Facebook page.
The beginning of July brings with it some large-scale public celebrations to Aberdeen.
Property owners from the community of Copalis Rocks are asking the commissioners to take over maintenance and purview of the North Beach community’s water system.
Washington State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy is asking residents to only purchase legal fireworks, and to research the law before purchasing fireworks starting next week.
Thurston County law enforcement agencies are presenting a united front against the soon-to-be-illegal unlicensed medical marijuana businesses.
Alex Shine, the Hoquiam man who had a seven-hour standoff with police while barricaded in his home, pleaded not guilty in Grays Harbor Superior Court, on June 20.