Author Archives: Dave Haviland

Drive times and class sizes could prompt change in middle school sports

Miller Bobkittens

Middle school sports schedules could be changing on the harbor. Hoquiam School District Superintendant Mike Parker told the school board at last night’s meeting. “There’s some discussions that the league might change, and we would prefer to play as much

Burglary suspect pulled from bathroom at Grays Harbor County fairgrounds

Grays Harbor County Fair 2014

A 16 year old Elma boy was pulled from the bathroom at the fairgrounds over the weekend, after he was found attempting to break into the new agriculture barn. Grays Harbor County Undersheriff Dave Pimentel said around 4:30 Friday afternoon

Messiah Christmas Concert to benefit “Feed the Hungry”

Composer Ian Dorsch

On Saturday, Dec 20th, 2014 at 7:30 pm at St. Mary Catholic Church, a select chamber ensemble of local singers and instrumentalists will join forces with Seattle’s Vestr Singers to present a concert of beautiful choral music for the Christmas

Raymond Police bring holiday cheer for 2014 “Shop With a Cop”

Raymond Police Department Shop With a Cop

The Raymond Police Department held their Shop With A Cop program over the weekend Chief Chuck Spoor thanked everyone involved, saying it makes such a big impact on the children. The chief said on facebook Saturday “I’m especially proud of our RPD

Federal highway funds to help replace Four Grays Harbor Bridges

Razor Clam Bridge in Ocean Shores

Four Grays Harbor bridges are among Thirty-Two statewide to receive more than Seventy million dollars in federal highway funds for repairs. Locally bridges being replaced are the Vesta Creek bridge in Cosmopolis, the Mox Chehalis Creek bridge in East county, Big Creek

Evening Razor Clam digs approved for mid-December

Westport clam diggers

Clam diggers will get another chance to dig some fresh razor clams for the holidays during an opening Dec. 19-23 at several Washington beaches. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the opening after marine toxin tests showed

Shellfish contamination in Mason County prompts closure and multi-state recall

CDC norovirus

State health officials issued an emergency closure for harvesting and ordered a recall for all shellfish originating from a portion of Mason County’s Hammersley Inlet after several people who ate raw oysters became ill. At least a dozen people who

Stolen cross recovered on Grayland trail, returned to Grays Harbor church

Grayland Presbyterian Church

A cross stolen from the Presbyterian Church in Grayland has been recovered. Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate with the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Department tells us he attended the Grayland Community Neighborhood Block Watch meeting Wednesday night and was giving

Aberdeen man tazed after refusing attempts to save him from burning home

Aberdeen house fire

An Aberdeen man was taken into custody this morning after refusing to leave his burning home. Loud booms were heard for blocks just before 8 this morning, neighbors burst into the front door of the home in the 1500 block

Saturday service returns to Grays Harbor Transit with a free day on January 3rd

Grays Harbor Transit Saturday Service

Saturday service is returning to Grays Harbor Transit next month. After over a year without weekend service on the harbor, the first Saturday will be free. Operations Manager Patti Carlin told the Transit Board at their meeting last night “We’ll be starting