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

Fire District 2 urges you to check your chimney and fireplace

Fire District 2

October is a great month for one of the most important things that can keep you and your family safe this winter. While the weather is getting colder, but not yet terrible home owners should be checking their fireplaces, Chimney’s

Daily World publisher job hits classifieds as McDonald exits

Sound Publishing

Whatever the Daily World and four other local papers do in the shadow of a new owner, they’ll have to do it without their newest publisher. Sean McDonald was assigned as interim publisher in June under the previous owners. Sources

Shelton one of three Districts to share $10 Million Federal Grant

Shelton Schoold District - Bordeaux 12th Man

About one out of every six students in Washington have at least one emotional, behavioral or developmental condition. A federal grant recently awarded to the state will target those students, as well as any others, for help. The five-year federal

Anglers, beachcombers asked to watch for transponders from Japan

Sam Chan, a watershed health specialist with Oregon State University Extension and Oregon Sea Grant said “These transponders have recorded a lot of important data that will help us better understand the movement of tsunami and marine debris throughout the Pacific Ocean,” adding “Everyone’s help in recovering these instruments is greatly appreciated.”

Some transponders have reportedly been washing up along the WA Coast. The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency reports these floating instruments are about the size of a 2-liter soda bottle and were set in the ocean from different ports off Japan