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Westport Police on Patrol 10/21/2018 — 10/27/2018

Sunday, October 21 2:04 a.m. — 1600 Block Yearout. Traffic stop: speeding…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

 

Cantwell: Collaboration needed to right disruptive economy

For places such as Grays Harbor, that are navigating through a “disruptive…

 

Shellfish growers appeal Ecology ruling on pesticide to control burrowing shrimp

The Willapa Grays Harbor Oyster Growers Association has filed an appeal of…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

 

Joel McEntire

McEntire: Rein in bureaucracy to promote economic growth

Politically active for most of his life, middle school science teacher Joel…

Joel McEntire
Brian Blake

Blake: up hatchery production to save fisheries, orcas

Rep. Brian Blake, D-Aberdeen, said his constituents in the 19th Legislative District…

Brian Blake

Walsh, Frasier talk taxes, carbon tax, health care

Democrat Erin Frasier, a workforce development professional who lives in Pe Ell,…

Abduction case could play role in Superior Court race

The two candidates for Grays Harbor Superior Court Judge Position 3 discussed…

Razor clam digs approved for Oct. 25-28

The next round of razor clam digs at four beaches have been…

  • Oct 25th, 2018

Correction

In a story in last week’s edition, Tanya Lana was incorrectly identified…

  • Oct 25th, 2018

Westport Police on Patrol 10/14/2018 — 10/20/2018

Sunday, October 14 12:42 a.m. — 700 Block N. Forrest. Traffic stop:…

  • Oct 25th, 2018
PHOTO COURTESY OF SOUTH BEACH REGIONAL FIRE AUTHORITY
                                A brush fire believed to be started by an unattended campfire in the dunes off the Jetty Haul Road in Westport was extinguished by firefighters early Friday morning.

Brush fire extinguished Friday off Jetty Haul Road in Westport

An unattended beach fire is suspected of starting a brush fire early…

  • Oct 25th, 2018
PHOTO COURTESY OF SOUTH BEACH REGIONAL FIRE AUTHORITY
                                A brush fire believed to be started by an unattended campfire in the dunes off the Jetty Haul Road in Westport was extinguished by firefighters early Friday morning.

Commission approves change to Willapa Bay sport crabbing season

OLYMPIA – Sport crabbers will be able to set their pots in…

  • Oct 18th, 2018
(Kat Bryant | Grays Harbor News Group) Six adults entered the cranberry eating contest: clockwise from top left, Jackie Diles, Hana Tweed, Richard Johnston, Jesse Diles, Kat Reynolds and Michelle Corey. Johnston and Corey tied in the first round and again in the second, so they were both declared winners.

Cranberry Festival winners

The annual Cranberry Festival drew about 2,000 people to the Grayland Community…

(Kat Bryant | Grays Harbor News Group) Six adults entered the cranberry eating contest: clockwise from top left, Jackie Diles, Hana Tweed, Richard Johnston, Jesse Diles, Kat Reynolds and Michelle Corey. Johnston and Corey tied in the first round and again in the second, so they were both declared winners.

Community Bulletin Board

South Beach Food Bank Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, next month the…

  • Oct 18th, 2018

Westport Police on Patrol 10/7/2018 — 10/13/2018

Sunday, October 7 12:14 p.m. — 400 Block E. Pacific. Domestic violence…

  • Oct 18th, 2018

Judges, lawmakers and the governor in line for pay raises

Salaries would climb 18.5 percent for those in the judicial branch under a citizen panel’s proposal.

Coast Guard rescues man from overturned skiff off Westport

The Coast Guard rescued a man after rough waters overturned his skiff…

  • Oct 11th, 2018

Westport Police on Patrol 9/27/2018 — 10/6/2018

Thursday, September 27 12:10 a.m. — 600 Block N. Forrest. Attempt to…

  • Oct 11th, 2018
Louis Krauss | The Daily World
                                This shot of oyster lines near Westport at low tide shows how the mud is loaded with burrowing shrimp, indicated by the small bumps. The barren area to the right was suitable for oyster growing before the shrimp took over.

Deptartment of Ecology finalizes rejection of pesticide to control burrowing shrimp

The Washington Department of Ecology has finalized its decision to deny the…

  • Oct 11th, 2018
Louis Krauss | The Daily World
                                This shot of oyster lines near Westport at low tide shows how the mud is loaded with burrowing shrimp, indicated by the small bumps. The barren area to the right was suitable for oyster growing before the shrimp took over.
Louis Krauss | The Daily World
                                The crowd at the Ocean Shores Lions Club listens to political candidates speak during Sunday’s forum.

Upcoming elections take center stage in Ocean Shores candidate forum

Correction: Oct. 11, 2018 This article originally reported that Foster said she…

Louis Krauss | The Daily World
                                The crowd at the Ocean Shores Lions Club listens to political candidates speak during Sunday’s forum.