The rite of summer vs. the rights of citizens to enjoy a safe and peaceful Fourth of July. The business of tourists flocking to the beach for annual fireworks celebrations vs. the costs to clean-up afterward or the cost to staff Police and Fire Department overtime.
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Authorities are asking for help in locating an Elma man suspected to be involved in a number of crimes, including stealing two vehicles and a firearm.
The City of Aberdeen moved forward with its plan to mitigate flooding in the area at its Wednesday night council meeting, accepting a $150,000 grant that would be used for preliminary design of the restoration of Fry Creek.
Residents of the county voiced their concerns about the incorporation of their properties into the City of Elma at last week’s city council meeting. City attorney Dan Glenn said some milestones had been reached in the annexation process.
Nick Burgess of Elma took an interest in music when he was 13 years old for the age-old reason many teenage boys take to music — to win the affection of a girl.
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.
Les Bolton is used to having a spectacular view while he’s at work. For years he captained the tall ship Lady Washington and served as executive director of the Historical Seaport Authority in Aberdeen.
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The Ocean Shores Water Department will be flushing fire hydrants in the eastern areas of the city in June.
Weyerhaeuser has issued a policy change in response to outcry over its fee for access system. Its solution was to raise prices.
Another fishing boat beached near the north jetty early Monday, but a tug boat crew helped tow the vessel back into the ocean at high tide early Tuesday morning.
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.