• United Way announces distributions sites for Coat & Blanket Drive

    ABERDEEN, Wash. – Community Distribution Sites for the 2013 Coat & Blanket Drive by the United Way/Les Schwab will open on Nov 5. All locations will be open Tuesday, November 5th from 10 am – 3:00 pm. Families, children and individuals in need are welcome to go to the following locations to get a coat or blanket at no charge while supplies last. 


    Harbor City Church

    1700 Cherry Street


    Hoquiam Library

    420 7th St


    Simpson School, RM #22

    519 W Simpson Ave


    Elma Senior Center

    100 W Main St

    Ocean Shores

    Church of Latter Day Saints

    228 Albatross St


    South Beach Fire & EMS

    170 W Spokane St


    United Way is working directly with elementary schools in our area to deliver coats and new tennis shoes to  the demand is overwhelming as many children are wearing shoes that no longer fit or are so worn that their feet are getting soaked.  We are still looking to fill those school ‘wish lists’. We will need 200 children’s coats and almost 300 pairs of new children’s tennis shoes to meet the need.


    Donations are being accepted until Oct 31, there are boxes at many participating merchants including all Les Schwab, Dennis Company, Anchor Bank and Timberland Bank locations, Jodesha Broadcasting, Grays Harbor Radio and the Daily World .

    For more information or to make a cash donation call United Way at 360.532.6260

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  • New Shareholder, and NASCAR driving star Greg Biffle Will be At Grays Harbor Raceway Park

    Grays Harbor Raceway announced yesterday that new partner and NASCAR driving star Greg Biffle will be on hand July 16th during the ASCS National Series Fred Brownfield Memorial event. Biffle who is running 10th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup points has also made himself available for a Media Press Conference and for an autograph session on Friday at the Raceway.

    With this announcement, the DAA Northwest Spec Motor Dirt Late Model Series presented by Sherwin Williams that the Greg Biffle Foundation sponsors is replacing the Ford Focus Midgets on Friday, July 16th. The Ford Focus Midgets will run on Saturday July 17th, the final night of the 4th Annual Fred Brownfield Memorial Lucas Oil ASCS National Sprint Car Series weekend.

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  • Pepper Spray and Broken Glass in Downtown Aberdeen

    A Possible drug deal gone bad in downtown Aberdeen yesterday ended with one man pepper sprayed, two in custody and several leads in an ongoing narcotics investigation
    Aberdeen Police Officers were called to the downtown Jack in the Box just before 4:30 Wednesday afternoon regarding a fight, and possible two-vehicle collision.

    a blue van was found in the parking lot with damage to the front and rear, as well as a red passenger car with extensive front-end damage. Officers located the driver of the van at the nearby Les Schwab, further investigation yielded reports of a gold-colored passdenger car having fled the scene at a high rate of speed.

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