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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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Looking Back — Main Street Elma

This photo of Elma was taken around 1920 looking down Main Street near 4th Street. The large building on the right is the Wakefield/Imperial Hotel. Through the years wider sidewalks, bike lanes and turn lanes have changed this road that still carries traffic through Elma along the old Washington State Highway 410. If you have any information on this photo or others from this feature, visit and submit it via the websites feedback form.

No verdict yet in retrial of Zillyette

Jury deliberations were expected to continue Thursday in the second trial of Brenda Zillyette, accused of providing drugs that caused an overdose and death of an 18-year-old Elma man in 2009. Zillyette’s controlled substance homicide trial began on Tuesday in Grays Harbor County Superior court after her initial conviction was overturned by the state Supreme Court last year. The case went to the jury on Wednesday.

Trial for man charged with killing baby is pushed back

The trial of Patrick Parnel, charged with first degree murder for allegedly killing his newborn daughter, was scheduled to start Tuesday but has been pushed back to Oct. 28 after his attorney failed to show up for a pretrial hearing on Monday, according to the Grays Harbor County Court Administrator’s office.