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.
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A large poultry farming operation in Oakville and Rochester has launched an internal investigation after its operations came under fire from animal rights activists late last week.
Aberdeen’s Founder’s Day is being celebrated on Friday and Saturday.
The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Dugan Lawton, 24, on suspicion of murder in connection to last week’s fatal shootings on Dutterow Road.
Crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will begin pavement restoration and chip seal work on multiple state routes in Grays Harbor and Thurston counties just after the July 4, holiday.
The Amanda Park Timberland Library will close for structural repairs on Saturday, July 16. Thanks to a partnership with the Lake Quinault School District, the library will move to a temporary space in the school district building beginning Tuesday, July 19. Construction should be completed this October.
A two-car crash in Bay Center left one man dead last Saturday evening.
The Fourth of July falls on a Monday, which means thousands will get an extra day to celebrate the Nation’s Independence in and around Harbor towns and on local beaches. Here’s a look at what’s on tap:
The legal sale of fireworks began in several areas of the county on June 28. The laws differ from municipality to municipality and for non-incorporated land outside the boundaries of a city. Here is a roundup of the rules:
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.
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.
Hoquiam City Council members plan to soon talk seriously about ways to pay for public safety service improvements.