Dee Hammer walks slowly along the Bowerman Basin trail at the Grays Harbor Wildlife Refuge in Hoquiam with her binoculars, trailing behind a small group as she stops looks out toward the water.
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This story was updated at 3:30 p.m.
A Grays Harbor PUD employee is in Harborview Medical Center in Seattle today after “an incident of electrical contact” on Thursday.
In a long-awaited return to the Harbor, the No. 45 logging locomotive rolled into town on Thursday morning on an 18-wheeler with a police escort, and went on display as the Polson Museum’s newest — and heaviest — artifact.
The Grays Harbor PUD announced today it is postponing a planned power outage scheduled for tonight through Friday morning on the North Beach. The outage will be rescheduled at a later date, the PUD said in a press release.
A two-day celebration to pay tribute to Kurt Cobain aims to be the first of an annual event come mid-July.
ELMA — For those needing medical care over the Memorial Day weekend, Summit Pacific Medical Center’s Urgent Care Clinic will be open Friday through Monday from noon to 8 p.m.
OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — The portion of the Hoh River and its tributaries that are within the national park have been closed to recreational fishing.
When record rainfall led to flooding and landslides across the Harbor in early January, Vanessa Folk didn’t know what to do from her home in Lynnwood.
Local workers from the state Department of Social and Health Services stood and chanted outside their offices at the Elliott Building just after noon on Wednesday. The 17 workers were participating in a statewide “Unity Break” to pressure state legislators to end the gridlocked discussion of a 4.8-percent salary raise for state employees. The Washington Federation of State Employees coordinated the protests, which saw participation around the state. The workers are also concerned about the possibility of reductions in insurance coverage.
The County Commissioners approved four voluntary retirement agreements on Monday in moves designed to relieve some of the stress on the county’s general fund. Two of the employees worked in departments covered by the general fund.
After a Willapa-Grays Harbor Oyster Growers’ Association permit request to use the pesticide imidacloprid was withdrawn by the growers themselves, the industry is scrambling to find an alternative to combat the problem of burrowing shrimp. And, some say not coming up with a solution could mean a sharp decline in harvests.
Glenn Hoot, an ophthalmologist and owner of Aberdeen Cataract and Laser Center for 20 years, was found dead in his home on Tuesday morning. He was 58.
An Aberdeen man showed up in court Monday after allegedly leading a state trooper on a high speed chase that reached speeds of nearly 150 mph on May 9.
An Aberdeen man, Fernando Gabriel Alonzo, 48, was sentenced to 60 days in jail on Monday for third-degree assault after he struck a man who had nearly hit him with a car.