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Congressman Kilmer to hold town hall meeting in Westport

Congressman Derek Kilmer will host a town hall meeting in Westport Monday,…

  • Aug 22nd, 2019

 

WDFW to hold public meetings discussing 2020 halibut season

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is hosting two public meetings…

  • Aug 22nd, 2019

 

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Anglers disembark the Westport charterboat Angler after a combination trip with sacks of salmon and bottomfish filets.

Salmon, albacore, rockfish rolling into Westport Marina

With a little more than a month — depending on the quota…

  • Aug 22nd, 2019

 

Doug Strausbaugh spins some yarn at his booth for Rabbit Hill Farm.

Art lovers converge on Westport

Photos by Kris Cox/Lost River Photography

  • Aug 22nd, 2019
Doug Strausbaugh spins some yarn at his booth for Rabbit Hill Farm.

Expertise, funds sought for ‘Chieftain’ repairs

The tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain must undergo extensive repairs that will keep her out of operation for approximately three months.

  • Aug 22nd, 2019
Photo by DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                The Willapa Bay Oyster Company was two years in the making. From left: Tom Madsen, owner of TJ Mariculture, provides consulting services to the oyster operation; Kenny Lewis, oyster manager, handles to the day-to-day operations of the facility; Michael J. Rasmussen, Chief Financial Officer of the Shoalwater Bay Casino, who pitched the oyster facility idea; and Johnny Winokur, CEO and General Manager of Willapa Bay Enterprises.

Oyster seed operation takes root on Shoalwater Bay Reservation

About 2.5 million tiny Pacific oysters are growing in the new Willapa…

Photo by DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                The Willapa Bay Oyster Company was two years in the making. From left: Tom Madsen, owner of TJ Mariculture, provides consulting services to the oyster operation; Kenny Lewis, oyster manager, handles to the day-to-day operations of the facility; Michael J. Rasmussen, Chief Financial Officer of the Shoalwater Bay Casino, who pitched the oyster facility idea; and Johnny Winokur, CEO and General Manager of Willapa Bay Enterprises.

Reminder: South Beach Bulletin to end publication

After this week’s issue, there will be just one more edition of…

  • Aug 22nd, 2019

Records of 85,000 compromised in hospital hack

About 85,000 people, virtually anyone who has had dealings in recent years…

County gets almost $1 million for homeless youth shelter

CCAP will operate the center, which will have six beds, employ up to eight full-time equivalent workers.

  • Aug 15th, 2019

Westport Art Festival features more than 60 vendors

The 22nd annual Westport Art Festival will feature more than 60 artists, nine food vendors and a variety of live musical entertainment.

  • Aug 15th, 2019

Westport charters hauling in salmon, rockfish, tuna

Westport charterboats are reporting limits of salmon, which can now include two…

  • Aug 15th, 2019

In initial count, incumbent mayors trail in Hoquiam and Ocean Shores

Hospital races will match Csernotta vs. Thompson, and Sturgeon vs. Dilley

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                                An aerial view taken after the sand spit connecting the South Jetty to the mainland was breached in 1993.

Army Corps proposes placing sand at South Jetty to prevent potential breach

The Army Corps of Engineers is proposing shoring up the sand spit…

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                                An aerial view taken after the sand spit connecting the South Jetty to the mainland was breached in 1993.
Rods are rigged as a boat heads out at dusk during the 2018 Washington Tuna Classic.

Tuna derby and street fair for veterans in Westport

Veterans are being honored this week at the Mission Outdoors Washington Tuna…

Rods are rigged as a boat heads out at dusk during the 2018 Washington Tuna Classic.

South Beach Bulletin will end publication Aug. 29

The South Beach Bulletin, which has served coastal communities south of Grays…

  • Aug 8th, 2019
Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group
                                Liam Phillips and Julie Phillips play a midway game at the Grays Harbor County Fair on Wednesday.

Fans flock for Fair fun

Grays Harbor County Fair draws thousands on first day.

  • Aug 8th, 2019
Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group
                                Liam Phillips and Julie Phillips play a midway game at the Grays Harbor County Fair on Wednesday.

Lower Chehalis to open for fishing Aug. 1

The lower Chehalis River will open for fishing from the Highway 101…

  • Aug 1st, 2019

Ruth McCausland celebrates 100th birthday

Ruth McCausland celebrated her 100th birthday in Olympia on Thursday with a large group of family and friends.

  • Aug 1st, 2019

Woodfest draws 1,500 to Tokeland

By Kat Bryant Grays Harbor News Group Tokeland’s 12th annual Woodfest drew…

  • Aug 1st, 2019
Photo by Sheri Foreman
                                Attendees surf at the 2018 Clean Water Classic in Westport.

South Beach surfing and jet ski competitions are cancelled this year

Two major water sport events that bring numerous surfers and jet ski…

Photo by Sheri Foreman
                                Attendees surf at the 2018 Clean Water Classic in Westport.