Tag Archives: Aberdeen

Community Foundation awards $128,900 in Discretionary Grants and $40,000 in After School Program Fund Grants

Grays Harbor Community Foundation

The Grays Harbor Community Foundation is pleased to be able to invest $128,900 into the community through its third quarter discretionary grants cycle. The Foundation has long been a resource to Grays Harbor County nonprofit organizations by offering a quarterly

Forest Service Road improvement could block access on the West Fork Humptulips River

Blake ponders whether fish could even get to this small stream flowing across the current access road to the 'upper gravel bar' on the West Fork of the Humptulips River

The National Forest Service plans to block vehicle access to a popular gravel bar on the West Fork of the Humptulips River through proposed improvements to Forest Service Road 2203040 that include a turnaround and parking lot. State Representative Brian Blake

Humpback whale washes ashore on Grayland beach

The whale had been dead for probably about a week and just washed ashore in Grayland Sunday August 19th. 
The tail had some very sharp cuts on it as if something had lacerated it. This is a picture of the crew working on the tail of the whale. They were not able to determine whether the whale was female or male because of the way it washed in, it would have taken many hours and heavy equipment to move the whale to determine the sex and retrieve some of the other organs usually checked in a necropsy. 
Veronica Myrsell and Marc Myrsell from Westport Aquarium were also at the necropsy working  with Dyanna Lambourn from Fish and Wildlife and interns from Cascadia Research. Report by Kathryn Myrsell

A 30 foot humpback whale washed ashore in Grayland over the weekend. Kathryn Myrsell with the Westport Aquarium tells us it appears to have been dead for at least a week, and had lacerations on it’s tail. The way is

Washington State Patrol Receives Credible Tip On Location of Wanted Man

wanted on 59 counts of sexual misconduct with children, possibly in Raymond

Detectives with the Washington State Patrol have received what they believe is a credible tip as to the location of Victor Barnard, a former minister from Pine County, Minnesota, charged with 59 counts of sexual molestation of children. Earlier today

Homemade explosive device injures 3 South Aberdeen residents

Aberdeen WA Police Department

A homemade explosive device sent three to the hospital Monday afternoon, Detective Sergeant Art Laur tells us at about 6:22pm, they received information from staff at the Grays Harbor Community Hospital that a 26 year-old man and 21 year- old

Don’t let a DUI ruin your Summer fun, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Target Zero Traffic Safety Task Force

Summer is a time for parties and picnics in the sun, but don’t let a DUI ruin your fun.  Even though Washington legalized marijuana for adults 21 and older, it is still illegal and dangerous to drive under the influence

Tom Hubbard – Aberdeen Fire Chief

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Grays Harbor Transit hosts “Rider Appreciation Day” August 13th

GH Transit Rider Appreciation Day

The Grays Harbor Transit Authority is inviting everyone to their first “Rider Appreciation Day” at the Aberdeen Transit Station from 6:00 a.m. to noon on August 13th. Staff will be handing out refreshments and information to riders. Grays Harbor Transit rider

Washington Primary Election deadline is today

Vote

Washington state voters this week will decide who advances to the general election in 10 congressional races including our 6th District, and dozens of legislative races including our 19th and 24th Districts. Today is the last day to get your

Washington voters leading the way to roadway funding

Aberdeen road closures

Washington’s Transportation Improvement Districts could be a window into future road repairs across the nation. As construction on several roads in Aberdeen wrapped up last week funded by a new taxing district setup specifically to pay for them, a study