In a step toward trying to save the Enchanted Valley Chalet in its entirety, the National Park Service annouced Friday it will perform an environmental assessment to analyze the potential impacts of moving the historic building a short distance.
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ELMA — Sometimes, when the trains go through Elma, entire portions of the town are blocked for 10 to 15 minutes at a time. It used to be three times worse. Then, city officials in Elma got loud, took their complaints to the state Utilities and Transportation Commission, even threatened a lawsuit against the railroad.
A year after bombs transformed the jubilant scene at the finish line, three Harbor runners will return to compete in the Boston Marathon on Monday. Another will join them for the first time.
Those heading to the beaches this weekend should exercise some extra caution. The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement warning beachgoers of unusually high surf that may head farther up the beach than usual.
Lifelong Grays Harbor resident Oscar Rosenkrantz will be honored as this year’s Polson Museum Pioneer of the Year. The museum is hosting a reception for him at 2 p.m., April 26, at the Grays Harbor PUD’s Nichols Building.
Robert V. Graham, elected seven times as Washington State auditor, died at his Olympia home on April 16, four days past his 93rd birthday. Graham was raised in the Copalis Beach area and attended Grays Harbor College in the early 1940s.
Mediation between the Aberdeen Police Officers Guild and the city is scheduled for Wednesday, April 30, City Attorney Eric Nelson said Thursday.
A Level 3 sex offender living in Aberdeen has registered a new address, the Aberdeen Police Department reported.
A Level 2 kidnapping offender has registered an address in Hoquiam, the Hoquiam Police Department reported.
The Washington State Patrol believes drugs or alcohol were involved when a Hoquiam man drove off Highway 109 Thursday night, rolling his car and injuring himself.
Family, friends, suppliers and even former competitors turned out Saturday to congratulate Nancy and Brad Barnes of Barnes Florist on their retirement after 55 years in business on the Harbor.
Along with a dwindling number of stores, shrinking foot traffic, years of deferred maintenance, at the SouthShore Mall in Aberdeen, now add to the challenges facing mall management, a disagreement with the county over property taxes and with the state over a ground lease the mall pays for a portion of the parking lot.
With unemployment a chronic problem on Grays Harbor, Congressman Derek Kilmer has largely focused on economic development during his most recent tour of the 6th Congressional District.
Citizens will have a chance to learn more about Grays Harbor’s proposed public hospital district at a series of public forums April 21 through 28.
ELMA — Summit Pacific Medical Center will host a free dinner and educational seminar on stokes April 25.