The carcass of a humpback whale found stranded on Grayland Beach will be allowed to decay naturally, Dyanna Lambourn, marine research biologist for the state Department of Fish &Wildlife said Wednesday.
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The final results of the August primary election are in, and with just 10 votes separating them, Keith Olson and Al Smith are headed to a machine recount to decide which of them will face Vickie Raines for the County Commission District 3 seat in November.
The Aberdeen School Board unanimously approved the bids to supply fuel for vehicles and milk for its about 3,090 students at its meeting Tuesday evening at the Aberdeen High School.
The former Alexander Young Elementary School will formally be resurrected as Harbor City Church now that the Aberdeen School Board approved its sale for $300,000, pending review by school district lawyers.
All lanes of State Route 12 east of Aberdeen at Baila Dip will be closed intermittently between 10 p.m. Thursday and 4 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29. The closures are part of ongoing line maintenance and pole replacement by Grays Harbor PUD line crews.
SOUTH BEND — A registered sex offender who was in Pacific County to work at the fair was arrested by sheriff’s deputies after he came to register in the county.
Debt and revenue. The city of Ocean Shores has struggled in past years to maintain one while taking on too much of the other.
Activities at the Harbor Dock at the foot of F Street in Aberdeen was taken about 1910. The ship in the foreground is unloading trunks, which are being loaded up into a city transfer wagon. Cargo ships often took passengers and this one was probably arriving from San Francisco. It’s moored in the Chehalis River while the two ships and tug in the middle of the photo are docked along the Wishkah. The mill in the background is likely the Wilson Brothers Mill. That area today is the site of the Walmart expansion. If you have any information on this photo or others from this feature, visit www.jonesphotocollection.com and submit it via the websites feedback form.
The Grays Harbor Community Foundation awarded 13 grants totaling $128,900, and an additional $40,000 in after school program fund grants in the third quarter of their grant cycle.
United Way of Grays Harbor and Pacific County is kicking off its 2014-15 campaign with an event Sept 11.
Grays Harbor Community Hospital Foundation will receive 0.5 percent of the price of a product purchased on AmazonSmile, the charitable wing of the giant online company, according to Pillar Talk , the in-house publication of the hospital.
The residents of McCleary showed they are fed up with rising taxes and higher costs of living as voters rejected two propositions during the primary election that would have provided dedicated funding for the city’s police force.
Saturday marked the beginning of the coho salmon fishing season for the Chehalis River, attracting anglers by land and boat from around the Harbor. Anglers are permitted to keep up to six cohos, including three adults but must release adult chinook.
Since officially opening in mid-June, Evergreen Treatment Services has become one of the busier businesses in downtown Hoquiam, drawing 119 patients for opioid addiction treatment on a daily basis.
The newly elected Grays Harbor County Public Hospital District 2 commissioners will hold their first public meeting Aug. 28, beginning the process of converting private, non-profit Grays Harbor Community Hospital into a public entity.