Coastal Flood Hazard Study for Grays Harbor County enters appeal period

FEMA Region 10 AE 12

UPDATE: A meeting on October 23rd will detail the maps to the public. The 90 day appeal period has begun for flood hazard determinations in Grays Harbor County on FEMA’s Coastal Flood Hazard Study. During the appeal period property owners can view

Grassroots effort forming to restore Hoquiam caboose

Union Pacific #25576 in front of Washington Department of Licensing in Hoquiam, WA

A grassroots effort is forming to restore the Union Pacific railroad caboose that sits by the Hoquiam Department of Licensing. Aberdeen resident Christopher King spoke recently with Hoquiam Mayor Jack Durney about restoring, repainting, and maybe even re-opening the historical

One injured after Aberdeen driver hits bear in roadway

Washington State Patrol

An Aberdeen teen was injured after a car hit a bear near Oakville over the weekend. The Washington State Patrol reports the black bear was standing in the middle of  U.S. Highway 12 about 2 miles East of Oakville when

Dairy Queen data breach affects some Western Washington stores

Dairy Queen data breach

A data security breach at Dairy Queen affects the Raymond and Tacoma stores, but not those in Grays Harbor County. A press release from the corporate office says they learned of a malware intrusion that affects a small percentage of

High School graduation requirements are changing, here’s a guide

Ocosta High School Westport WA

The Washington k-12 system is beginning a transition to new assessments and new graduation requirements that will be effective for the graduating Class of 2019. The State Board of Education sets graduation requirements that are intended to be high, meaningful,

Former Pacific County Sheriff’s deputy charged with official misconduct and reckless driving

Pacific County Sheriff's Office

The Attorney General’s Office has filed charges against a former Pacific County Sheriff’s deputy accused of misconduct on the job. Vance Owen Johnson is charged with official misconduct and reckless driving in Pacific County North District Court. Both charges are

Drug bust North of Hoquiam nets guns and stolen vehicles

Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Department

Firearms, stolen motorcycles, money, and evidence of drug sales were seized from a home North of Hoquiam this week. Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate tells us around 1 Wednesday afternoon, members of the Grays Harbor and Pacific County Drug Task

Schafer Meadows Fiber Fest to host Alpaca Ranchers of Northwest

Grays Harbor County Fair and Events Center

The Grays Harbor County Fair & Events Center will be hosting the Schafer Meadows Fiber Fest at the fairgrounds on Friday, October 10th from 12pm to 6pm, Saturday, October 11th from 9am to 6pm and on Sunday, October 12th from

Grays Harbor Republican Party endorses “responsible” crude by rail

Grays Harbor Republican Party

The Grays Harbor Republican Party is supporting safe and clean crude oil shipments through the Port of Grays Harbor. The party this week passed a resolution called the “Resolution in Favor of True Economic Development in Grays Harbor County” supporting

18 year old held on charges after alleged molestation

Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Department

A mentally impaired man remains in custody while investigators sort out the details of the alleged molestation of a 7 year old girl last week at a football game. Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate tells us