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Assault and robbery reported in Aberdeen

A 24-year-old Cosmopolis man was transported to Grays Harbor Community Hospital early Tuesday morning for injuries suffered after being assaulted and robbed of his wallet and cell phone behind the Travel Lure Motel in Aberdeen, according to Aberdeen Police Capt. John Green.

Elma man charged with possessing child porn

An Elma man appeared in Grays Harbor County Superior Court Monday for a preliminary appearance on two counts of first degree possession of depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct and one count of voyeurism. He was arrested last Friday by Elma Police, according to Elma Patrol Officer Steve Beck.

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Teen injured when car hits a bear

A 16-year-old Aberdeen male is in satisfactory condition after being airlifted to Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver Saturday night when the vehicle he was in struck a black bear on Highway 12 two miles east of Oakville, the Washington State Patrol reports. The victim was a passenger in a Ford Focus that was traveling westbound when the car’s driver, a 16-year-old female, struck a black bear that was standing in the middle of vthe road near mile post 38. The State Patrol reports that the victim was wearing his seatbelt, but it failed to restrain him. The driver suffered no injuries.

Navy provides detail on impacts to Pacific Beach

In response to a North Coast News report last week on the Navy’s plan to build a fixed emitter communications tower and base mobile emitter vehicles at Pacific Beach for use in the Olympic National Forest as part of its Electronic Warfare (EW) Range, the Navy issued follow-up answers to questions about the impacts to the North Beach community and environment.

Disaster seminar set for Nov. 12

History demonstrates that disasters and emergencies often interrupt, degrade, or destroy local government’s ability to perform essential functions. This is especially true in rural communities where resources are typically limited under the best of circumstances.

Search warrant yields guns, stolen motorcycles

A search warrant executed on Wednesday in the 100 block of Ocean Beach Road north of Hoquiam recovered guns and ammunition, two stolen motorcycles, over $2,500 and significant evidence of heroin and methamphetamine sales, according to Grays Harbor County Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate.