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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Jasmine Dickhoff’s open seat on the Hoquiam City Council was filed for Wednesday, the first day of a special filing period set up by the Grays Harbor County Auditor’s Office.
A 20-year-old Aberdeen man was arrested for first-degree rape after a woman alleged he forcibly raped her at gunpoint, Grays Harbor Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate said.
The Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority’s Junction City property will become the home of a marijuana-growing facility, according to a statement from the organization.
Investigators are trying to determine whether the McCleary man who was shot and killed in Aberdeen on Friday knew the woman accused in his death or if perhaps he was just at her home to clean the carpets.
The Grays Harbor County Coroner has identified the victim of a shooting connected to a police standoff Friday afternoon and evening. Dead is Burton Kearney, 70, of McCleary, according to Coroner Lane Youmans.
The unemployment rates on the Harbors continued to fall in April, inching the two counties closer to jobless rates not seen on the Twin Harbors in more than six years.
Ports and marinas across the West Coast are struggling with an increasing sea lion population, and the Westport Marina is no different, officials said.
The Washington state Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments today in a case that could effect Grays Harbor Community Hospital.
Over the weekend, Aberdeen police identified the woman who engaged them in a nine-hour standoff Friday as Monique L. Preston, 47. She is being held for second degree murder for her suspected involvement in the death of a man whose body was found outside her house Friday.
After Amazing Grace Lutheran Church announced it would house homeless campers in its parking lot last week, the Aberdeen School District is wondering how the process will work given the church’s close proximity to Aberdeen High School.
A Grays Harbor PUD employee who was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after an electrical contact incident on Thursday was released from the hospital on Friday.
Entrance and user fees at Olympic National Park will increase on June 1, the park announced Friday.
The Aberdeen woman who barricaded herself in a house in the 600 block of Oak Street during a nine-hour standoff Friday, while a body lay outside the home, has been booked in the Grays Harbor County Jail for second-degree murder, said Aberdeen Police Sgt. Art Laur on Saturday.
Because of the record low snowpack in the Olympic Mountains, high elevation roads in Olympic National Park will open in time for the Memorial Day weekend, a full month earlier than usual.