A man believed to be in his 60s from Freeland died early Thanksgiving morning after police say he threatened an officer with two knives, barricaded himself in an Ocean Shores motel room and set fire to it after being hit by a Taser.
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A Central Park resident shot and injured his neighbor in the 1100 block of Mallard Lane on Wednesday night in what appears to be an act of self defense, said Grays Harbor County Undersheriff Dave Pimentel.
Extra DUI patrols began statewide on Wednesday and continue through Jan. 1 as a way to make the roads safer during the holiday season, according to the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.
Recent storms accompanied by gale-force winds pushing exceptionally high waves have battered Washaway Beach and North Cove fronting Willapa Bay near Tokeland, biting off yet more huge chunks of land. As a result, the Seamobile neighborhood, once a thriving community with more than a dozen streets running parallel to Willapa Bay, has few residences and vacation properties left, and they are all close to going over the side.
Elma Mayor David Osgood has presented a $1.8 million operating budget that eats up every bit of reserve money in the city’s coffers, and even Osgood has deemed it an “unacceptable” budget, calling on his council members for ideas to trim it.
Gabriel Green has joined The Daily World staff, taking over as photographer on Nov. 10.
Students in Candi Bachtell’s Culinary Arts class at Aberdeen High School got a taste of the holidays — literally — on Monday. The students created holiday pies as they looked toward Thanksgiving.
Grays Harbor County continued to have the highest unemployment in the State of Washington, according to October jobless numbers released on Tuesday.
Turkey on the table, football on the TV, children playing, filled to the brim with both excitement and food, and the scent of pie lingers in the air — Immanuel Baptist Church in Hoquiam will once again grace Thanksgiving with an at-home, family atmosphere.
Les Stead (right) and colleague behind the meat counter at Stead’s Crescent Grocery in November 1947 – barely a year after all War rationing ended. Behind them are twenty “broadbreast” fresh turkeys and in the foreground plenty of “fixings.” Also, at the far right there is a small stack of boxes of animal crackers, with Disney cartoon characters on them. If you have any information on this photo or others from this feature, visit www.jonesphotocollection.com and submit it via the websites feedback form.
A 34-year-old Elma man was booked into the Grays Harbor County Jail for second-degree assault and unlawful possession of a firearm on Monday night after threatening to kill his father.
Items worth more than $2,500 were stolen from the D & R Theater last weekend, said Aberdeen Police Capt. John Green.
Police are investigating a burglary that took place at Dennis Company in Elma early Wednesday morning, said Elma Police Lt. Richard Fletcher.
A level two sex offender is living in the 2800 block of Sumner Avenue in Hoquiam, according to the Hoquiam Police Department.
Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Board of Commissioners of the Grays Harbor Hospital District 1 will not meet on Nov. 27, but will hold a special meeting at Summit Pacific Medical Center at 600 E. Main St., Elma at 6 p.m. on Dec. 4, in the Kelsey Conference Room.