Skateboard Towing Incident Sends One to Hospital

OCEAN SHORES, Wash. – The Ocean Shores Police Department is investigating a traffic accident that resulted in a 23 year old Ocean Shores man being admitted to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition.

At approximately 4:30 PM on Wednesday May 30th the 23 year old man was driven to the Ocean Shores Fire Department with severe head injuries. Investigation has found that the man was riding a skateboard and being towed by a car driven by a 20-year old Copalis Crossing man on the 300 block of Ensign Avenue. The man fell off of the skateboard resulting in serious head trauma. He was not wearing a helmet. After being transported to Grays Harbor Community Hospital he was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center. The investigation is still continuing.

Community Hospital to Close Diabetes Outpatient Program

ABERDEEN, Wash. – Grays Harbor Community Hospital has announced the closure of their outpatient Diabetes & Nutrition Education Department on its East Campus, effective today.
Vice President of Public Relations David Quigg tells us the services were well received by participants, however there were an insufficient number of outpatients utilizing them to permit continued operation. Diabetes
education and nutrition services will continue to be provided to inpatients on the Hospital’s West Campus.

The Hospital is currently working with other area agencies to ensure that diabetic education services are available on the Harbor.

Visit Grays Harbor : June Events Calendar

Grays Harbor Tourism


Straddleline Off-Road Vehicle Park – McCleary
Weekly Car Races – Grays Harbor Raceway, Elma

2-3 International Kite Challenge – Ocean Shores
Annual event showcasing kites & kite flying.
Contact: (360) 289-4103

9 Flag Day Parade & Street Dance – Ocean Shores
Salute the stars and stripes with this parade and dance.
Contact: (360) 289-2314

Fleur de Lis Festival & Art in the Vines – Westport
Westport Winery hosts a French themed art market.
Contact: (360) 648-2224

22-24 Rusty Scupper’s Pirate Daze – Westport
Fun, family festival celebrating pirates & ships.
Contact: Westport/Grayland Chamber (800) 345-6223

29-7/1 Five Star Sand & Sawdust Festival – Ocean Shores
Master & amateur sand and chainsaw competition.
Contact: (360) 289-3797

Grays Harbor Tourism

Lake Quinault Fishing Derby June 9

QUINAULT, Wash. – Tickets are on sale now for the Lake Quinault High School Boys Baseball and Girls Basketball Fishing Derby. In conjunction with the Quinault Indian Nation, the derby offers prizes ranging from a $1000.00 Adult grand prize to bikes and other prizes for the kids. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for Youth under 13, and can be purchased from members of the baseball and basketball teams as well as at the Rain Forest Resort and the Amanda Park Merc. The event, Headquartered at the Rain Forest Resort Village, starts at 6AM June 9th. Lake Quinault is located just off Highway 101 on the west side of the Olympic Peninsula. Drive 42 miles north of Aberdeen, or 120 miles south of Port Angeles through Forks.