Monthly Archives: February 2014

East Grays Harbor County residents asked to report suspicious activity

The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Department is warning Brady and Satsop residents of an increase in Burglaries, Thefts, and Vehicle Prowls. Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate tells us over the past week and a half, there have been four separate

Emerson Manor cleanup continues in Hoquiam, re-opening the Senior Center a priority

Emerson Manor Apartments in Hoquiam

The clean-up at the Emerson Manor is in full swing with a large work force. Walls, ceilings and ductwork are being cleaned and dried. Work crews continue to inspect damaged areas of the building and are removing wet carpeting in

Alleged Hoquiam Bank Robber back in Grays Harbor County Jail

Jay Randall Gladden

The man wanted for the bank robbery of Twin Star Credit Union in Hoquiam, and an espresso stand in Aberdeen is back in a Grays Harbor jail cell this morning. Hoquiam Detective Sergeant Shane Krohn tells us he and Detective

Aberdeen to hire consultant Cary Bozeman for downtown development

Cary Bozeman

Aberdeen has a new consultant to invigorate development of the downtown core. Mayor Bill Simpson said this morning that we might see some changes coming with consultant Cary Bozeman at the helm. “We’ve already seen changes downtown with the theater

Horns & Hooks Grays Harbor Sportsman Show ‘loaded for bear’

Horns & Hooks Grays Harbor Sportsman Show

The annual Horns & Hooks Grays Harbor Sportsman Show will open for a two-day run March 8-9 at the Grays Harbor Fairgrounds. Fair and events supervisor Rod Easton said in addition to vendors, there will be live demonstrations, outdoor products

Westport hosts meeting to discuss contract that would replace police force

City of Westport Centennial

The city of Westport will hold a Town Hall meeting next week to discuss a contract for police services with the County Sheriff’s Department. Tim Hill is a commercial fisherman in Westport, he told the city council Monday night “I

Hoquiam raises ambulance rates for non-residents

Hoquiam

Ambulance rates are on the rise in Hoquiam, but only if you are a non-resident that needs help within city limits. Finance Director Mike Folkers said Monday “We’ve ran some numbers on the previous runs that we’ve had and if

Aberdeen looks to approve downtown retail of marijuana

WA 502

The city of Aberdeen took a step closer to allowing a marijuana store downtown last night, the council adopted a report from the Planning Commission recommending that retail sales be permitted in both General and Downtown Commercial zones. Councilwoman Margo

Burglary suspect with multiple felony warrants sought in Mason County

BLAINE WILLIAM “BILLY” WHITEHEAD
DOB: 12/26/1963 – 6’-00” – 168 LBS.
WHITE MALE – BROWN HAIR – BROWN EYES

The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Blaine Whitehead, 50, who is a burglary suspect and who has multiple bench warrants for his arrest.  Whitehead is known to frequent the north Mason County areas

Testing and clean-up efforts continue as Emerson Manor in Hoquiam remains closed

Emerson Manor Apartments in Hoquiam

The Grays Harbor County Emergency Management Agency reports residents of the Emerson in Hoquiam have settled in to temporary housing, cleanup efforts continued today. Chuck Wallace said Wednesday afternoon “Mayor Jack Durney and his staff have worked very hard to