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DNR updates public land maps

OLYMPIA – The state Department of Natural Resources Monday announced the publication of three updated maps detailing roads, property boundaries, trails, recreation sites, and other information about public lands.

Man presumed drowned in Ocean Shores

OCEAN SHORES — The official search has been called off, but authorities in Ocean Shores ran extra patrols Monday aimed at finding the body of Paul Alimoren, 18, of Pomona, Calif., missing and presumed drowned when he apparently was swept away in a riptide while trying to save companions Saturday evening.

24th District candidates discuss jobs, crude oil and education

Grays Harbor voters should have their primary election ballots by now, and have until Aug. 5 to get them in the mail or drop them off. Both Grays Harbor legislative districts have state House of Representatives members up for election, with local residents still discussing crude oil shipping and the economy, and state lawmakers focused on K-12 education.

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Doctor Who?

Savannah Dilley, 13, of Montesano, uses an X-Acto knife to cut out a printed form of a TARDIS, the Doctor’s mode of transportation through time and space in the show Doctor Who, at the After-Hours: Doctor Who Party at the Aberdeen Timberland Regional Library Friday evening.

Conveyor belt fire at Sierra Pacific

An early morning blaze Sunday at Sierra Pacific Industries in Junction City was apparently caused by a “bearing overheating where (a conveyor belt) drops down to the other belts,” said Assistant Fire Chief for Grays Harbor Fire District 10 Mike Pauley Monday.

100 years ago in the Washie

These stories were originally published in the Washingtonian 100 years ago this week. The “Washie,” Hoquiam’s paper, was published daily from 1903 to 1951 and for six more years as a weekly, folding in 1957. The stories are selected by Polson Museum Director John Larson and museum volunteer Sue Moyer.

Living Well workshop

“Olympic Area Agency on Aging has scheduled a free “Living Well With Chronic Conditions” workshop open to the public entitled “Chronic Pain Self-Management.” The Workshop will begin Wednesday, Aug. 6, in collaboration with Grays Harbor Community Hospital at their East Campus location, 1006 North H Street in Aberdeen in Conference Room D , from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The workshop will continue each Wednesday for six weeks ending on Sept. 10.