Grays Harbor Community Foundation announces over $600,000 in local scholarships

The Grays Harbor Community Foundation announced today the selection of the 2015 Scholarship winners. This year the Community Foundation awarded 329 scholarships and renewals totaling over $600,000. Rich Vroman, Chairman of the Scholarship Committee said, “Our generous donors have continued to allow the Foundation

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$5K reward offered after Sea Lion found shot in the head

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is investigating the death of a sea lion who was shot in the head on the Cowlitz River in Washington. The Humane Society of the United States and The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction

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Olympic National Park announces emergency closure of Recreational Fishing in the Hoh and South Fork Hoh Rivers

Due to concerns about the status, trends, and escapement of Hoh River Chinook salmon, Olympic National Park is closing the Hoh River watershed to recreational fishing effective today. The fishing closure includes those portions of the upper Hoh River, South Fork Hoh River, all tributaries, and the Hoh River mouth within

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Morris radio stations under new ownership soon, according to Portland Media Group

Some area radio stations will be under new operations if approved by the FCC. According to a news release on Alpha Media’s website, they’ve entered into a definitive agreement to purchase radio stations from

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Filing week leaves over 20 seats open in Grays Harbor County, plans for a 3 day filing period

Filing week wrapped up Friday evening with 23 additional filings in Grays Harbor County. Incumbent mayors of Aberdeen, Elma, Hoquiam, Montesano, and Westport will defend their seats in the August primary.

In Aberdeen, Mayor Bill Simpson faces Erik Larson and Jack Micheau. While Councilwoman Margo Shortt defends her seat

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Aberdeen woman arrested after threatening to kill person with pistol

Aberdeen police arrested a woman for displaying a weapon and threatening to kill a South side man.

Lieutenant Kevin Darst tells us just before 2 Sunday afternoon all available Aberdeen units responded to the 600 block of Stockwell for the report of a weapons display. The suspect, a 55 year old female with gray hair

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Olympic National Park Obstruction Point Road Open Three Miles to Waterhole

The first three miles of the eight-mile long Obstruction Point Road is open. The road is clear of snow and has been graded as far as Waterhole.

Visitors are advised that there is limited parking at Waterhole and asked to use extra care to avoid blocking the gate.

Beyond the gate, crews are working on clearing and preparing

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62-year old woman arrested for trafficking in child pornography

Detectives from the Washington State Patrol’s Missing and Exploited Children Task Force (MECTF) have arrested a Westport woman on charges of trafficking in sexually explicit images of minors.

 

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New business heating up at Satsop Business Park

There’s a new business stirring things up at the Satsop Business Park, Manager Alissa Shay told Port Commissioners this week. “Brady Homestead LLC, Owned by Chayne King. He is using our kitchen in the S-1 building to make homemade salsa.” King is a returning business owner to the harbor. He still

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