A police standoff that went on for more than seven hours at a home on a normally busy arterial in Hoquiam Tuesday ended around 2 p.m. when police crashed down a garage door and used a Taser and bean bag launcher to subdue a 41-year-old man. The man allegedly fired shots outside the home early that morning.
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The captain of the fishing vessel Tamra that went aground in the Ocean Shores surf last August has been fined $4,500 and ordered to pay response costs by the state Department of Ecology.
The Grays Harbor County commissioners were briefly apprised of plans for Cascadia Rising, an earthquake and tsunami simulation planned for June 7-12.
Following some sort of reported shooting incident, police were involved in a standoff at a Hoquiam home on Simpson Avenue Tuesday morning.
A natural disaster workshop will be held at Hoquiam High School on Wednesday, May 25, from 6-7:30 p.m.
The Washington State Patrol has released the name of a 20-year-old woman killed during a two-car crash earlier this month near McCleary.
The past, present and future of North Beach commercial development — from Hogan’s Corner to Ocean Shores, from Moclips to Ocean City, from Seabrook to Oyhut Bay — was brought into focus May 13 for a one-day Invest at the Ocean seminar coordinated by Windermere Real Estate’s Ocean Shores office and several North Beach banks.
Grays Harbor College students won top awards in the professional and college division at the annual Bellingham Technical College Welding Rodeo Skills Contest.
The countywide residential real estate market pulled back a little in April, according to a monthly report from Windermere Real Estate. The number of closed sales in April 2016 was less than April 2015 by 18.4 percent, however, the average price was 22.5 percent greater than April of last year. Housing inventory began to expand a little, but is still 16 percent below what it was in April 2015.
The Port of Grays Harbor will offer public tours of the Port and walking tours of Satsop Business Park this summer.
Grays Harbor County’s second, free county park opens to the public Thursday.
Jonathon Ball likes working with his hands.
The Hoquiam Planning Commission has made modifications to a proposed ordinance regulating homeless encampments that will now go to the city council.
A draft resolution that would amend Hoquiam’s zoning code to prohibit retail marijuana stores from being within 1,000 feet of a home will be sent to the city’s planning commission.
Elma police are looking for a man they believe robbed a woman who befriended him Friday afternoon then stole two vehicles, all in the space of an hour.