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Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group
                                At the “Experience King Tides” event Tuesday at Raymond’s Willapa Landing Park, visitors got to see an especially high tide that could become the norm in the future due to sea level rise.

King tides viewing party showcases dangers of sea level rise

To foreshadow more extreme high tides that could be the norm because…

Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group
                                At the “Experience King Tides” event Tuesday at Raymond’s Willapa Landing Park, visitors got to see an especially high tide that could become the norm in the future due to sea level rise.

Timberland board issued harsh rebuke to director over facilities plan rollout

By Alex Brown The Chronicle When the Timberland Regional Library board renewed…

  • Jan 24th, 2019

Westport Police on Patrol 1/13/2019 — 1/19/2019

Sunday, January 13 3:03 a.m. — 300 Block N. Montesano. Suspicious subjects.…

  • Jan 24th, 2019

Republican proposal would outlaw state database on gun transfers

House Bill 1024 would prohibit the state Department of Licensing from storing records related to pistol sales and ownership transfers in its online database.

  • Jan 24th, 2019

House bill proposes payment for college athletes

By Madeline Coats Washington Newspaper Publishers Association College students enrolled in an…

  • Jan 24th, 2019

2018 was a record-setting year for the Port of Grays Harbor

The Port of Grays Harbor set a record for cargo handled in…

  • Jan 17th, 2019

DSHS announces February food benefits available in January for many SNAP recipients

OLYMPIA — The state Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) announced…

  • Jan 17th, 2019

Kalaloch razor clam digs canceled due to government shutdown

Due to the federal shutdown, the Department of Fish and Wildlife has…

  • Jan 17th, 2019

Police investigate possible “skimmer” fraud

There’s still no confirmation on which local gas station was hit with…

Westport Police on Patrol 1/6/2019 — 1/12/2019

Sunday, January 6 1:06 a.m. — SR105 & Old Westport. Cleared trees…

  • Jan 17th, 2019
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Rep. Brian Blake, D-Aberdeen, speaks at the 2019 legislative sendoff Friday. Seated from left are 24th District legislators Rep. Mike Chapman, D-Port Angeles; Rep. Steve Tharinger, D-Port Townsend; and Sen. Kevin Van De Wege, D-Sequim. At right are 19th District Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen; and Sen. Dean Takko, D-Longview.

Area legislators see salmon stocks as major regional issue this session

The six state legislators who represent districts that include Grays Harbor and…

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Rep. Brian Blake, D-Aberdeen, speaks at the 2019 legislative sendoff Friday. Seated from left are 24th District legislators Rep. Mike Chapman, D-Port Angeles; Rep. Steve Tharinger, D-Port Townsend; and Sen. Kevin Van De Wege, D-Sequim. At right are 19th District Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen; and Sen. Dean Takko, D-Longview.

County commissioners approve hi-tech cameras for juvenile detention facility

State-of-the-art surveillance cameras are coming soon to the Grays Harbor Juvenile Detention…

Death Notice

Frankin Butz OLYMPIA — Franklin J. Butz, lifetime Raymond resident, died Saturday,…

  • Jan 10th, 2019
The parking lot of the Barge Restaurant, just off of Hwy. 101 in Raymond, during the Dec. 20 storm. (Photo courtesy of James Samplawski)

Raymond king tide event meant as education on sea level rise

To highlight the impacts of sea level rise and how it could…

The parking lot of the Barge Restaurant, just off of Hwy. 101 in Raymond, during the Dec. 20 storm. (Photo courtesy of James Samplawski)
PHOTO COURTESY OF CONNIE ALLEN
                                The North Cove shoreline at the end of Seamobile Drive was pounded by surf during the Dec. 20 storm, but the cobble piled up by locals to protect the rapidly eroding shoreline appeared to do its job, keeping the loss of land to a minimum.

Rock cobble beach at North Cove working as planned, so far

The North Cove shoreline in Pacific County took a beating from high…

PHOTO COURTESY OF CONNIE ALLEN
                                The North Cove shoreline at the end of Seamobile Drive was pounded by surf during the Dec. 20 storm, but the cobble piled up by locals to protect the rapidly eroding shoreline appeared to do its job, keeping the loss of land to a minimum.
(Photo by Marc Sterling) Westport Marina ranked 11th in the nation for commercial seafood landings in 2017 with more than 150 million pounds of crab, salmon, hake and other seafood landed.

Westport Marina ranks 11th nationally in commercial seafood landings

Westport Marina ranked 11th in the nation for commercial seafood landings in…

  • Jan 10th, 2019
(Photo by Marc Sterling) Westport Marina ranked 11th in the nation for commercial seafood landings in 2017 with more than 150 million pounds of crab, salmon, hake and other seafood landed.

Westport Police on Patrol

Sunday, December 23 10:01 a.m. — 100 Block S. Montesano. Suspicious circumstances.…

  • Jan 10th, 2019

Grayland Players present Christmas show

On Sunday afternoon, the Grayland Players will present “’Twas the Night Before Christmas.”

  • Dec 13th, 2018

A Day with Santa comes to Grayland Dec. 22

Santa Claus is coming to Grayland. The South Beach Regional Fire Authority…

  • Dec 13th, 2018

Santa arrives at VFW annual Christmas Party

December 15

  • Dec 13th, 2018