The Grays Harbor County commissioner agreed to hire another support specialist for the Sheriff’s Department on Monday morning. Commissioner Frank Gordon moved to approve the hire. Gordon and Commissioner Wes Cormier voted for the motion and Commissioner Vickie Raines abstained.
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Monique Preston, accused of first-degree murder in the killing of a 70-year-old McCleary man outside her Aberdeen home, pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity on Monday.
OLYMPIA — The threat of a government shutdown dissipated Monday as state lawmakers passed a $38.2 billion budget for government operations in the next two years.
Local governments are warning about the danger of fireworks in historically warm and dry conditions, but so far none have attempted to ban them.
A 31-year-old Elma man was sentenced to three years in prison on Monday for physically abusing a child over a three-week period in January.
Tim Quigg, a well-known businessman on Grays Harbor, said he has directed his attorneys to drop the lawsuit he filed against downtown Aberdeen developer John Yonich and his wife that claimed the two failed to pay back a $200,ooo loan to Quigg.
Dear Abby: My father is expecting his seventh child with his current “fiancee.” I am the oldest of six girls; this child is expected to be a son. His fiancee is 11 years my junior — 33 years younger than my father.
The Rusty Scupper Pirate Daze festival continues through Sunday with lots of activities and entertainment. More than 60 vendors will be setting up tents to offer food and wares during the festival. Continuous daily entertainment includes pirate crews roaming the streets, merriment, black powder weapons demonstrations, a climbing wall and lots of inflatable amusements and games for children. Live music will be offered with great entertainers scheduled every day on two stages and streetside throughout the event grounds. Along Westhaven Drive at 3 p.m. Sunday will be the annual Pirate parade.
With Aberdeen’s mayoral primary less than two months away, the issue of the city’s stagnant business climate remains a priority for all three candidates.
A Hoquiam man has been booked in the Grays Harbor County Jail this week on suspicion of third-degree rape of a child, according to a statement from the Hoquiam Police Department.
The second-annual Founders’ Day Parade was met late Saturday morning with blue skies and packed sidewalks as hundreds turned out to celebrate Aberdeen’s heritage.
The Aberdeen City Council voted unanimously at its meeting Wednesday night to adopt a six-month moratorium on auto-racing events within the city limits.
Three suspects are in custody for their possible involvement in the burglary of the Historical Seaport building in Junction City on Jun. 14.
EDITOR’S NOTE: The listing of the northern spotted owl as a threatened species, bringing curbs to the forest-products industry like none before, is 25 years old this week. This second second story in the two-part series continues a statistical examination of the listing’s impact on the Olympic Peninsula economy.