Six of the seven commissioners of the new Grays Harbor County Public Hospital District 2 were sworn in Tuesday afternoon at a ceremony in Montesano. Armando Juarez Jr., Dr. Ryan Farrer, Pete Scroggs, Miles Longenbaugh, Andrew Bickar and Robert Torgerson all participated in the ceremony after the primary election results were certified the same day. Hospital commissioner Maryann Welch did not attend the ceremony.
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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 good news is the preliminary unemployment rate for July in Grays Harbor County continued to drop for the second month in a row, to 8.2 percent. The not-so-good news is that the county is still tied, with Ferry and Lewis counties, for the highest rate in the state.
A 59-year-old man is undergoing rabies prevention treatment after being scratched by a bat who had the virus in front of Lake Crescent Lodge in Olympic National Park last Tuesday, Aug. 12.
WorkSource is planning to move into the top floor of the recently renovated Elliott Building on West Wishkah Street sometime after the end of November.
The second-place contest between county commissioner candidates Al Smith and Keith Olson is a dead heat heading into today’s expected primary election certification. Officials say a recount to decide who will face Cosmopolis Mayor Vickie Raines in November is likely.
A Hoquiam man accused of stabbing the mother of his brother’s child was deemed fit to stand trial at a Monday court appearance.
Retired biologist Lou Messmer, 94, is Harborite of the Year, an annual award bestowed by the Friends of the Aberdeen Museum of History.
Grays Harbor PUD customers in the South Beach area will experience a planned power outage on Sept. 11. The outage will begin at 10 p.m. and end at approximately 6 a.m. the following day, the utility reported.
The Washington State Patrol Criminal Investigation Division is looking for additional witnesses as it investigates a two-vehicle felony hit-and-run collision that occurred Friday, July 11, just before 5 p.m. on northbound Interstate 5 near the College Street and Martin Way exits in Lacey.
Westport hosted its 17th annual Art Festival this weekend, attacting artists and art lovers from around the region. The event featured, live music, food and of course, a diversity of artwork for sale and display.
Dozens of beach goers took advantage of blue skies and windy weather to fly kites along the beach in Ocean Shores over the weekend.
Today is the last chance to clear up your ballot if it was one of 254 challenged countywide in the Grays Harbor County primary election.
Green Lady Marijuana is ready to open this weekend as Olympia’s first recreational marijuana retailer.
The Coastal Community Action Program and United Way of Grays Harbor are sponsoring school supply distributions through the Student Needs Assistance Program.