Monthly Archives: January 2014

Washington Charter School Commission denies proposed school for Twin Harbors

Washington’s statewide charter schools commission appears ready to approve six proposals for charter schools to open in the state, but a school that would service Grays Harbor and Pacific County is not among them. The Charter School Commission posted its

Hoquiam looks to ban all marijuana business until it’s federally legal

The Hoquiam city council last night took one step closer to a ban on all marijuana businesses. Councilman Paul McMillan amended their planning commission report that recommended all marijuana processing, producing, and retailing businesses be located in the city’s industrial zones.

15th Annual United Way Gala a Success for Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties

United Way of Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties

The 15th Annual United Way Gala was a huge success thanks to the support and generosity of the community.  There were well over the 300 people at the event. “The Gala raised over $75,000 for programs that reach thousands of

Cobain tribute spawns “Jada Project” to feed Aberdeen students

As Aberdeen and Hoquiam cities both prepare to celebrate their Nirvana heritage, the compassion of a 9 year old helped to bring a shunned tribute back into the light. Sculptor Randi Hubbard tells us after 19 years in her muffler

Death at Bishop Athletic Complex in Aberdeen ruled suicide

APD Investigates Body

The Aberdeen Police Department, working with the Grays Harbor Coroners Office, has completed the investigation into the death of Steven Hyde. Police Captain John Green tells us the manner of death was ruled as suicide, he told KBKW from the

February special elections underway across Washington state

Vote

Voters have begun casting their ballots for the February special election in Washington. Registered voters have until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 11, to return their ballots at voting centers, drop boxes or by mail. All mailed ballots must be

Coast Guard, Grays Harbor emergency response crews rescue injured surfer from jetty

WESTPORT, Wash. – A Coast Guard Air Station Astoria helicopter crew rescued an injured surfer from the Grays Harbor, Wash., south jetty Saturday. The Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command Center watchstanders received a request at 1:40 p.m. from Grays Harbor

Pacific County Emergency Management Agency Coordinating Animal Emergency Plan Workshop

PCEMA

South Bend, WA – The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency will be coordinating an Animal Emergency Plan Workshop on February 4, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Meeting Room at the Pacific County Annex located at 1216 W. Robert

Muffled Kurt Cobain tribute headed to Aberdeen Museum of History

Articles about the "Martyr in a muffler shop" have spanned the the country from the Chehalis Chronicle to MTV.

As he prepares the city of Aberdeen to celebrate “Kurt Cobain Day” on the Nirvana front man’s birthday, Mayor Bill Simpson tells us he also has a birthday present lined up “On the 20th, we have been working with Randi

Accident blocks State Route 101 traffic East of Cosmopolis

Speeding was the cause of a two car accident on State Route 101 just outside of Cosmopolis Thursday morning. The Washington State Patrol reports a 2003 Chevy Blazer driving North by a 35 year old Aberdeen woman lost control in