Shop the Harbor First with your Harbor Card this year

Harbor Card

Just in time for the holidays, Greater Grays Harbor Inc. is announcing their “Shop the Harbor First” program, featuring a “Harbor Card” that offers discounts year round from participating businesses. The Harbor Card is a pilot program designed to strengthen

Elma Police seek tips on burglary of Dennis Company store

Elma Dennis Company

The Dennis Company in Elma was burglarized early this morning. Lt. Fletcher with the Elma Police Department tells us they responded to an alarm at the store on 4th street just before 5 Wednesday morning. Investigators found that the window

Aberdeen Police seek tips on burglary of D & R Theater

D and R Theater

Aberdeen police are investigating a burglary of the D & R Theater sometime over the weekend. Police Captain John Green says they investigated on Saturday of last weekend, the crime occurred some time between 2:30 last Friday afternoon and around 4:30

Add a message to Washington State’s Time Capsule for the year 2389

Centennial Time Capsule, located at the south end of the Capitol, will receive more items soon.

The Capsule Keepers are asking Washingtonians to write messages to future generations that will be kept inside the state’s Centennial Time Capsule. Messages will be microfilmed and sealed in the Time Capsule until its 2389 opening, 500 years after Washington

Pacific County Emergency Management Agency to Host Tsunami Inundation Community Forums

Japanese Tsunami, 3 Years later

The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency will be hosting a series of Community Forums regarding Tsunami Inundation for the Long Beach Peninsula. The Washington State Department of Natural Resources recently completed updating research and mapping that more accurately reflects potential

Snoqualmie Corridor Recreation Plan open for public comment


Public meeting Dec. 10; Deadline for comments Dec. 19 The Snoqualmie Corridor Recreation Plan, which covers a landscape that sees more than 800,000 outdoor enthusiast visits each year, is now open for public comment. Washington State Department of Natural Resources

Grays Harbor Unemployment numbers improve, still worst in the state

September 2014 Washington County unemployment rates

The latest unemployment numbers from the state show Grays Harbor percentages climbed from a seasonally adjusted 8.4% in September to an unseasonably adjusted 9.9% for October 2014… once again the highest in the state. Lewis and Pacific Counties are not

Ellensburg angler breaks Pacific bluefin tuna record in Westport

Sam Ellinger of Ellensburg in Westport

OLYMPIA – Sam Ellinger of Ellensburg has set a new state record for the largest Pacific bluefin tuna caught off the coast of Washington, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) confirmed on Tuesday. The 39.20 pound fish measured

Chinook and Cayuse Passes close for the Winter

Washington Mountain Passes

After a temporary closure of Chinook and Cayuses passes over the weekend, Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews have decided to keep the passes closed for the season as of Monday, Nov. 24. WSDOT has determined the avalanche risk

Grays Harbor County Commissioners consider Admissions Tax

Grays Harbor County Commissioners

The Grays Harbor County Commissioners yesterday looked at the idea of reinstating the county’s Admissions Tax. The Revised Code of Washington state says that counties can charge up to 5% tax on an admission charge, and requires the business to