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Three local women compete for Miss Washington title

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.


Your Shot — Rain Forest Rainbow

This shot was taken Wednesday looking east from the middle of Lake Quinault. Father and son Jim and David Sandstrom were fishing in the early evening when the rainbow appeared. If you have a photo thathelps show what life is like here on the Twin Harbors and you want to share it with the rest of the community, email a high-resolution version to . Include your daytime phone number, the name of the photographer, adescription of what’s happening in the photo, when and where it was taken and the names of the people who are prominentin the shot.

Hoquiam to take Aberdeen’s sludge temporarily

The Hoquiam City Council approved a deal with the City of Aberdeen last week to accept 350,000 gallons of solid waste while the Aberdeen sewage treatment facility is updated. The waste, more commonly known as sludge, is the semi-solid material that remains after it settles out of the liquid sewage.