Evening Razor Clam digs approved for mid-December

Westport clam diggers

Clam diggers will get another chance to dig some fresh razor clams for the holidays during an opening Dec. 19-23 at several Washington beaches. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the opening after marine toxin tests showed

Shellfish contamination in Mason County prompts closure and multi-state recall

CDC norovirus

State health officials issued an emergency closure for harvesting and ordered a recall for all shellfish originating from a portion of Mason County’s Hammersley Inlet after several people who ate raw oysters became ill. At least a dozen people who

Stolen cross recovered on Grayland trail, returned to Grays Harbor church

Grayland Presbyterian Church

A cross stolen from the Presbyterian Church in Grayland has been recovered. Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate with the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Department tells us he attended the Grayland Community Neighborhood Block Watch meeting Wednesday night and was giving

Aberdeen man tazed after refusing attempts to save him from burning home

Aberdeen house fire

An Aberdeen man was taken into custody this morning after refusing to leave his burning home. Loud booms were heard for blocks just before 8 this morning, neighbors burst into the front door of the home in the 1500 block

Saturday service returns to Grays Harbor Transit with a free day on January 3rd

Grays Harbor Transit Saturday Service

Saturday service is returning to Grays Harbor Transit next month. After over a year without weekend service on the harbor, the first Saturday will be free. Operations Manager Patti Carlin told the Transit Board at their meeting last night “We’ll be starting

High Wind Warning in effect Wednesday, High Wind Watch on Thursday

NWS Issues High Wind Warning for Wednesday

A High Wind Warning remains in effect until 4 pm this afternoon, then a High Wind Watch will be in effect from Thursday morning through Thursday evening. Some affected locations including, Forks, Aberdeen, Westport, Hoquiam, Western Whatcom, Western Skagit, the

Grays Harbor Community Hospital in Aberdeen welcomes 14 pound baby

14 pound 11 ounce baby boy, Francisco Leon Ortiz

The average newborn baby weighs 7-1/2 pounds at birth, and even though Yessica Ortiz Delgado had birthed two children who were born well above the average, she didn’t expect her newest little guy to be quite so big. On December

Phone Scams: Don’t get “taken” during the season of giving

Phone Scam ALERT

As the holiday season fills your heart with the urge to give back to your fellow man or woman, we want to make sure you are not taken advantage of when you answer that call. According to Mason County Sheriff’s Office records, there has

High Wind Warning issued for Southwest Washington Coast

NWS Issues High Wind Warning for Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning in effect from 1:00 a.m. tomorrow, December 10, 2014 until 2:00 p.m. tomorrow for the South Washington Coast. South wind gusts of 55 to 65 mph are forecast for coastal

Hoquiam adds more trees, in their 6th year with Tree City USA© designation

Tree City USA Hoquiam

There are 44 more trees popping up in Grays Harbor’s only Tree City USA, Hoquiam Mayor Jack Durney told his council at last night’s meeting “We recently had trees planted on part of K Street, and when we did the