The Port of Grays Harbor took an important step forward on the road to resuscitating the NewWood plant at Satsop Business Park today. Superior Court Judge Gordon Godfrey approved the Port’s purchase of the company’s assets for $1.3 million.
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H omelessness is a cold reality in this community — frighteningly cold for the past several days, as the temperature dropped to as low as 16 degrees in Aberdeen .
The family of the late John and Ella Mae Daly has contributed money through the Grays Harbor Community Foundation to endow a scholarship for Grays Harbor students attending dental school.
OLYMPIA — The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission is seeking public comment through Jan. 9 on draft policies for managing Grays Harbor salmon and lower Columbia River white sturgeon populations.
Tryouts for the remaining roles in the upcoming Bishop Center production of “Les Miserables” are set for tonight at 7 and Thursday at 4 p.m. at the Grays Harbor College Music Pavilion.
Fire investigators continued to sift through the remains of the Babson home on Fox Island on Saturday searching for clues to determine what caused the Wednesday night fire that killed Dr. Thomas Babson and his 8-year-old daughter Alice.
A home in the middle of renovations lost its attic to a fire Saturday evening, but firefighters were able to put out the flames before they spread to any other areas.
MONTESANO — County Commission Chairman Frank Gordon has set a deadline of Dec. 18 for the Grays Harbor Democrats to meet and supply a new list of prosecutor candidates for the commissioners to consider to fill the vacant position.
These days, if Harborites want to hunt, hike or pick berries on land owned by some large timber companies, they have to pay. Monday morning, County Commissioner Wes Cormier announced a plan to combat the practice.
The Washington State Patrol is looking for a Chevrolet van they believe was the vehicle involved in the hit and run fatality that killed a 36-year-old woman at the eastern entrance to Aberdeen last week.
Lifetime Harborite James Stephen “Jim” Moore died Friday in Seattle at the age of 61. He had been ill for some time and died due to complications of the illness, said one of his friends. The owner of Moore’s Interiors, Inc. was born to Jack Herschel and Lorene LaVerne (Lind) Moore on April 20, 1952, in Aberdeen.
MONTESANO — Assessor Rick Hole met with the county commissioners Monday morning and asked them to allow his office to continue spending money for special software designed to help the county with its annual property revaluation process.
On Saturday, Grays Harbor County Emergency Management hosted a Citizen Full Scale Disaster Excercise at the SouthShore Mall in Aberdeen. The scenario followed the script of a major earthquake on the Harbor. Participants worked in groups to set up shelters, and develop plans to distribute food, provide medical attention and facilitate communication.
The next round of evening razor-clam digs is set to begin Saturday, Dec. 14, just in time to take home some clams for the winter holidays.
MONTESANO — Assessor Rick Hole appears to be in the fight of his life to keep his job .