Contestant number five, 20-year old Paige Kuhn, daughter of Tim and Dawn Kuhn of Central Park, was crowned 2015 Miss Grays Harbor at the 7th St. Theatre in Hoquiam on Saturday night.
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Bolstered by noticeable increases in local hotel/motel and sales tax receipts over the past year, a group of Ocean Shores business leaders last week announced details of another Ocean Shores Co-op Marketing Plan to help boost the city’s tourism advertising presence in 2015.
The Washington Trollers Association Board will meet March 3 at the Half Moon Bay Bar and Grill in Westport.
MONTESANO — How thin can a department’s budget get before the department ceases to exist? That was the sentiment of Grays Harbor County department heads at the county’s budget meeting on Feb. 25.
Four homeowners near B Street at the base of Arnold Hill in Aberdeen say a broken pipe at the Fairview Reservoir made problems during the early January flooding even worse, sending water through backyards and into basements. They have filed damage claims against the city totaling more than $120,000, but the city says it doesn’t plan to pay.
One man was sent to Grays Harbor Community Hospital on Thursday after the vehicle he was in slid off of Highway 101 near Cosmopolis in an accident that the State Patrol said was due to excessive speed.
Three people were sent to the hospital after a head-on, two-car accident Thursday afternoon on state Route 109 near Burrows Road, according to the State Patrol.
The deadline for Grays Harbor businesses and homeowners affected by January’s flooding to apply for Small Business Administration federal disaster loans is March 30, while Economic Injury Disaster Loans need to be applied for by Oct. 29, 2015.
The Cosmopolis Lions Club is sponsoring $1,000 scholarships for 2015 graduating seniors or college sophomores, whether it is for college, a university or technical school.
Pacific Coast Canola produces up to 120,000 gallons of oil daily at a crushing plant near Moses Lake.
Longtime Westport City Administrator, Randy Lewis, informed Mayor Michael Bruce late last week that he has accepted a position with the Port of Grays Harbor’s senior management team as its new Director of Environmental and Engineering Services. Lewis replaces Marc Horton, who retired at the end of December after holding the position since April, 2011.
Ocean Shores formally will draft a letter to the state Parks Commission expressing some concerns over a proposal to allow wind-powered recreational vehicles on state beaches, including those within the city limits.
The Thunderbird Motel in downtown Aberdeen, subject to closure following an inspection that turned up unsanitary conditions, will remain open at least another five months, pending a hearing on the violations.
Aberdeen Superintendent Thomas Opstad says damage done to Aberdeen High School during January’s flood will cost half a million dollars to repair.
A half-eaten seal that washed up in Ocean Shores last week was probably killed by a great white shark that could have been as long as 18 feet, state Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists said Wednesday.