Halibut season officially begins this Sunday and runs Sundays and Tuesdays with the exception of Sunday and Tuesday, May 22 and 24, which are closed.
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OLYMPIA – State shellfish managers have added four days of razor clam digging at Mocrocks to a previously scheduled opening at Long Beach to offer a full week of digging starting May 6.
Ray Hodge started working before he was 6 and hasn’t stopped. If you added up the time he worked for a paycheck and balanced it against the time he worked just helping somebody out, you wouldn’t find much of a difference.
A sea lion that swam and waddled at least 50 miles from the ocean into an Oakville cattle farm was found dead on Friday in Olympia.
Grays Harbor County Emergency Management is seeking Aberdeen and Hoquiam residents for two focus groups centered around evacuation of the area in the event of a tsunami and perceptions about the risk of such an event. The focus groups will meet Friday.
A mounting general fund deficit with no foreseeable resolution has led to two layoffs at the City of Montesano.
The City of Elma has withdrawn its application for annexation, but officials plan to pursue the issue again in the near future.
Social media helped to identify an Elma man suspected of burglarizing Red’s Hop In Market in Malone earlier this month.
A fraud complaint was reported to the Aberdeen Police Department Wednesday after the city’s finance director received an email from someone claiming to be Mayor Erik Larson in order to have money wired out of state.
David Quigg, Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Grays Harbor Community Hospital, is leaving to take a sales position with a tele-health company, the hospital announced Wednesday.
The Hoquiam City Council chamber was full during Wednesday night’s public hearing on a proposed ordinance regarding regulations for homeless encampments in the city, with a strong show of support for the current encampment and its residents coming from the public as well as some voicing concerns that the ordinance may not be necessary.
The Washington state Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case centered around proposed Grays Harbor crude-by-rail facilities, lawyers for the groups opposed to the facilities announced on Wednesday.
The City of Ocean Shores will continue hydrant flushing operations in May in order to clean the city’s waterlines.
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A test this week for presence of paralytic shellfish poison in mussels collected at Westport showed levels below the standard that caused health officials to close the recreational gathering of shellfish in Grays Harbor last week, but it will take one more consecutive good test before officials lift the ban.