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Pacific Rim Arabian Horse Show at Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds

Do you like Arabian horses? Have you ever seen them perform? Get your tail to the Fairgrounds and see what all the hype is about, with the other Arabian horse enthusiasts. The Pacific Rim Arabian Horse Show will be Saturday, April 12th starting at 7am and Sunday, April 13th also starting at 7am. Exhibitors will…

All Hazard Weather Radios to be distributed at three locations in Grays Harbor later this month

Grays Harbor County Emergency Management

The Earthquake, Tsunami and Volcano Program of the Washington State Emergency Management Division and Grays Harbor County Emergency Management will be conducting All Hazard Weather Radio Programs at three locations this month. Monday, April 14th Ocean Shores Public Library – 573 Point Brown Ave NW, Ocean Shores WA 98569 – 6:00 pm Wednesday, April 16th Elma City Council…

Emerson Manor residents to return home next week

Emerson Manor Apartments in Hoquiam

Jerry Raines from the Housing Authority has announced that the displaced Emerson Manor tenants will be returning to their apartments Tuesday morning, March 18th. The nearly month long evacuation is ending. On Thursday February 20th a fire and resulting water damage began a series of events leading to the evacuation of the entire building including nearly…

Flood Watch issued March 07 at 4:01AM PST until March 07 at 6:00PM PST by NWS

…FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON… THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR * A PORTION OF WESTERN WASHINGTON…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTY… GRAYS HARBOR. * THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON * THE CHEHALIS RIVER AT PORTER IN GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY IS WITHIN A …read more

Repair to line causes outage in Quinault, parts of Axford Prairie

Grays Harbor PUD crews will repair a stretch of damaged line this evening, causing a brief power outage to over 1100 customers in the northwest area of Grays Harbor County. The outage will impact a portion of Axford Prairie, Quinault, the North and South shores of Lake Quinault, including the Quinault Lodge and the Kalaloch Lodge. The outage is expected to begin at 5:30 PM today and will last for about one hour.

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East Grays Harbor County residents asked to report suspicious activity

The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Department is warning Brady and Satsop residents of an increase in Burglaries, Thefts, and Vehicle Prowls. Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate tells us over the past week and a half, there have been four separate incidents in the area including burglaries on the 18th and 25th in Brady, a burglary…

Alleged Hoquiam Bank Robber back in Grays Harbor County Jail

Jay Randall Gladden

The man wanted for the bank robbery of Twin Star Credit Union in Hoquiam, and an espresso stand in Aberdeen is back in a Grays Harbor jail cell this morning. Hoquiam Detective Sergeant Shane Krohn tells us he and Detective Jeff Weiss flew down to California where 31 year old Jay Randall Gladden was scheduled to be…

Police standoff in South Aberdeen continues

A standoff continues this morning, after a man reported to be shooting a handgun in the area barricaded himself in a home on the South side of Aberdeen. Aberdeen Police Captain John Green tells us officers saw him carrying a handgun as he ducked into the home on the 2000 block of Harding Road near…

Emerson Manor evacuated due to high bacteria levels

The Emerson Manor in Hoquiam was evacuated yesterday, over 60 tenants were told yesterday afternoon that they needed to collect their valuables as they were moved to the Immanuel Baptist Church in Hoquiam for the evening. As a result of the Thursday morning fire and extensive water damage in the Emerson Manor Apartments in Hoquiam,…

Thomas Rhett to headline Grays Harbor County Fair

Thomas Rhett

 The Grays Harbor County Fair is August 6-10, 2014. Fair staff announced this year’s entertainment will be rising star and American Country Music Award nominee for New Artist of the Year, Thomas Rhett. Expect a show “Every night we play a show and we decide to do something crazy on stage,” Thomas said recently.  …

Top Dog Agility at Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds

Join us in watching our four-legged friends work their tails off in the Agility Dog Trials at the Fairgrounds, Saturday, March 1st and Sunday, March 2nd from 8am-6pm. Dog agility is a fun, fast moving sport in which the handler must direct their dog through and over a series of obstacles. So, see what all…

Indoor swap meet at Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds

Find that one of a kind treasure and get out of the weather at the Indoor Swap Meet at the Fairgrounds! The Swap Meet will be held Saturday and Sunday March 1st & 2nd. Saturday’s hours are from 9am-4pm and Sunday’s hours are from 10am-3pm.  We are accepting new vendors, so if you have some…

Flood warnings in parts of Western Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings Tuesday for Chehalis River near Grand Mound in Thurston County and Porter in Grays Harbor County. Also for the Skookumchuck River near Bucoda in Lewis and Thurston counties, and the Skokomish River near Potlatch in Mason County…. …read more

Grays Harbor wetlands among three awarded federal grant funding for restoration

Lower Naselle River

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Ecology, in partnership with the Chehalis River Basin Land Trust was recently awarded $310,000 to permanently protect 175 acres of high quality coastal surge plain and six miles of sloughs at the head of Grays Harbor, in Grays Harbor County. The department was awarded $2.2 million in grant funding by the U.S.…

County amends code to allow larger buildings without permit

Grays Harbor County residents can now build larger outbuildings thanks to an amendment adopted yesterday that eases restrictions from 200 to 800 square foot single story buildings before needing a permit. Public comment included rural property owners looking to build larger sheds. Commissioners Frank Gordon and Herb Welch expressed concerns; Gordon over their ability to…

Aberdeen man sells nearly 5k in stolen metal for $139.60, shipping label included

Stolen Metal

Hoquiam investigators are working to identify a second person responsible for nearly $5,000 in metal cuttings heads and brackets that were scrapped for 139.60 recently. Chief Jeff Myers tells us a scrap processing company in Hoquiam notified Officer Hergert after a suspicious purchase last week. The cutting heads were still in bubble wrap, and a…

AHAB Siren testing Monday February 3rd

AHAB Siren

MONTESANO, Wash. – Washington State Emergency Management will conduct its monthly countywide AHAB (All Hazard Alert Broadcast) Siren test on Monday, February 3, at noon. AHAB sirens are located in Pacific Beach, Copalis Beach, Ocean City, Ocean Shores, Hoquiam, Aberdeen, Moclips, Westport and Grayland. All Grays Harbor County sirens will be included in the test…

Man Arrested For Attempting To Elude A Police Vehicle And Outstanding Warrants

Raymond, WA – On January 30th a deputy with the Pacific County Drug Task Force observed a male subject identified as Justin F. Bailey (age 38), of Cosmopolis, driving a vehicle in the Raymond area. The deputy had prior knowledge that Bailey was a wanted person and had an outstanding Department of Corrections Felony warrant…

Rainier Agility

Dog agility is a fun and exciting sport in which handlers direct their dogs through a complex course of challenging obstacles. Agility is enjoyed by people and dogs of all ages. So, come on out to the Grays Harbor Fairgrounds on Saturday and Sunday, February 8th and 9th from 7am-6pm and see what the woof…

Body found at the Bishop Athletic Complex in Aberdeen

APD Investigates Body

Aberdeen Police are investigating a death on the Westport highway. Police Captain John Green said at the Bishop Athletic Complex Tuesday “Aberdeen police received a call this afternoon, pedestrians at the Bishop Complex saw a man down next to the concession stand, police discovered a male subject deceased from an apparent gunshot wound. The sports…

Grays Harbor AHAB sirens test successful, connection issues identified

AHAB Siren

The AHAB test on Monday, January 13th at noon, was successful in activating all AHAB sirens. Washington State Emergency Management Division as well as the Grays Harbor County Radio Shop monitored the test activation. Minor connection issues were found in five AHAB Sirens; Westport, Aberdeen, Ocean City and two in Grayland. Every AHAB siren was…

3 vehicles hit herd of elk in Grays Harbor County

SATSOP, Wash. (AP) — Three vehicles crashed into a herd of elk crossing Highway 12 Monday night in Grays Harbor County at Satsop…. …read more

Results of recent Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign in Grays Harbor released

WSP DUI Patrols

GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY, WA – The results are in from the recent Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over DUI enforcement campaign conducted from November 27, 2013 through January 1, 2014. In Grays Harbor County, 36 motorists were stopped and arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI), and statewide, law enforcement officers…

Grays Harbor County Sees Record Low in Traffic Accidents for 2013

GH Roads

Traffic accidents on County roads in Grays Harbor were at a record low last year, according to preliminary data released by the County. There were 99 reported traffic accidents on County roads during the past year with no deaths, as compared with 109 accidents and three (3) deaths the previous year (2012). Traffic accidents have…

Robber caught 3 blocks away from Bank of The Pacific in Ocean Shores

A man walked into the Bank of the Pacific in Ocean Shores this afternoon and handed the teller a note that said he wanted all of the $100 bills, or he was going to “blow the place sky high. Deputy Police Chief Russ Fitz tells KBKW the 23 year old Ocean Shores man walked out of…