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Raines leads on election night, along with Incumbent Democrats in 19th and 24th

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Preliminary numbers for the November General Election are in, Elections Supervisor Katy Moore tells us with over 15,000 ballots counted so far, Grays Harbor County voter turnout is just over 41%. “We’re hoping to get to 18, or 19-thousand by

‘Kilmer at your Kontinental Breakfast’ in Ocean Shores

Congressman Derek Kilmer

The City of Ocean Shores and the Ocean Shores/North Beach Chamber of Commerce are hosting a continental breakfast with Derek Kilmer @ the Home Port on Friday, August 29th at 8:30AM – 9:30AM — Hosts are providing Coffee-Tea-Cinnamon Rolls —

Grays Harbor County voters approve Public Hospital District #2

Grays Harbor Community Hospital

Grays Harbor County voters have adopted a second Public Hospital District according to preliminary results from Tuesday’s Primary Election. Grays Harbor County Auditor Vern Spatz tells us with 31% voter turnout, 61% voted for the hospital, 38% against. Running down

House approves Kilmer amendment to higher education bill to better help students manage their finances

Congressman Derek Kilmer

On Thursday U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer introduced an amendment to connect students with the financial management resources they need to responsibly manage their funds. The amendment was approved by a vote of 404-14 to be included as part of the

Kilmer, Heck Announce National Heritage Site on the West Coast

Foss Waterway Seaport

TACOMA, WA – Representatives Derek Kilmer (WA-06) and Denny Heck (WA-10) joined local officials to announce a bill to create the first national heritage site on the West Coast. Their legislation would establish a National Maritime Heritage Area in Washington

Wild Olympics, Elma supporter get starring role in national TV program

Wild Olympics

Washington’s Wild Olympics and the local effort to safeguard its clean water and old growth forests are highlighted in an upcoming episode of the television series This American Land, which airs nationwide on PBS stations.  The segment features interviews with a

Kilmer, Herrera Beutler Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Fight Ocean Acidification in Washington state

from Yaquina Bay, Oregon (Credit: NOAA)

On Thursday, Representatives Derek Kilmer (WA-06) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) introduced bipartisan legislation to help fight ocean acidification. The bill, entitled the Ocean Acidification Innovation Act, would for the first time allow federal agencies to use existing funds to

Kilmer introduces two amendments to defense bill to help veterans looking for jobs and civilian shipyard workers

Kilmer at Kompany

On Tuesday, Representative Derek Kilmer introduced two amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to help servicemembers find jobs and authorize overtime for civilian shipyard workers overseas. The amendments will be considered by the House Rules Committee for inclusion

Candidate Filing Week wraps with 39 vying for 21 offices in Grays Harbor

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Candidate filing week finished Friday afternoon with a total of 14 filing for the commission of the proposed hospital district. Elections Supervisor Katy Moore tells us the proposed district is not in their system yet so the information is not

Grays Harbor Community Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The Grays Harbor Community Foundation celebrated their 20th Anniversary Friday night, March 28th, at the Aberdeen Museum of History.  The event included a dinner and a presentation detailing the work in Grays Harbor that the Community Foundation has accomplished over