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Emergency Preparedness Drill at Summit Pacific Medical Center on Wednesday

On Wednesday morning, October 23rd, Summit Pacific will be taking part in a full-scale incident response training. Patient care and normal day...

Grays Harbor College Automotive program Earns Master Automobile Service Technology Accreditation

Grays Harbor College’s Automotive Technology program last week officially earned Master Automobile Service Technology Accreditation, the highest level of program accreditation...

Aberdeen Armory Building Demolition Begins Today, No Current Plans For Site

Demolition begins today of the Armory Building at 117 E. 3rd Street in Aberdeen. more than a year after a June 2018...

Oakville Woman Pronounced Dead at Scene of Wreck on Capitol Forest Roads

A 24-year-old Oakville woman died at the scene of a wreck on logging roads in the Capitol State Forest Sunday night, the...

Coast Guard rescues man from the forest near Aberdeen

A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted an injured man Saturday morning from a forest several miles east of Aberdeen, Washington.

WDFW announces fluorescent pink legal hunting attire

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has established rules for fluorescent hunter pink. During the 2019 legislative...
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Hoquiam Police Department

Hoquiam Man Arrested on Warrants After Vehicle Strikes Child Near Emerson Elementary

A Hoquiam man was arrested on outstanding warrants after his Jeep struck a child in a crosswalk near Emerson Elementary school last night. Sgt. Shane Krohn with the Hoquiam Police Department said police were called to Adams Street near the school at 8:45 PM Wednesday night. The child was crossing Adams in the crosswalk, dressed in all-black.

WDFW officials offer five tips for living with bears this fall

Fall is here, and Washington’s black bears are stocking up fat reserves for winter hibernation. Black bears are opportunistic when it comes to finding food and tend to select foods with the highest number of calories, which can bring them into proximity with people. Officials concede that watching a bear can be an awe-inspiring...

Gary Nelson begins one-year term as Chairman of American Association of Port Authorities

Port of Grays Harbor Executive Director Gary Nelson officially began his role as the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Chairman of the Board on the final day of AAPA’s 108th Annual Convention in Norfolk, VA. AAPA, the unified and recognized voice of seaports throughout the Americas, represents more than 130 public port authorities in the U.S.,...

No Injuries as Fire Destroys Front Porch of Aberdeen Home

No injuries were reported from a house fire on West 5th Street in Aberdeen early this morning. Fire Chief Tom Hubbard said at the scene, "Even before arriving, the on-duty Battalion Chief requested a second alarm with additional resources from Cosmopolis Fire and Fire District #2." Hubbard and I stood in front of stairs...

Aberdeen Police Seeking Silverio Velazquez-Tetlactle on Felony Warrants

The Aberdeen Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Silverio Velazquez-Tetlactle. Described as 5 foot 5 inches tall weighing about 150 pounds, the 36-year-old is wanted for Rape of a Child First Degree and currently has a felony warrant out of Grays Harbor County Superior Court.

Advisories Issued – Strong Winds Expected Today, Wet Weather Through Early Next Week

With the strongest winds expected today, The National Weather Service in Seattle is warning of strong winds constant rain and rising rivers this week, with the wet weather into next week. Wind gusts up to 45 mph are possible along Coastal Grays Harbor, as well as San Juan, Skagit, and Western Whatcom Counties. Forecasters...

Hoquiam Adopts Resolution to Pool Affordable Housing Dollars With County

The City of Hoquiam last night became the second in the county to sign on to a new plan that will forward some existing sales tax revenue to the county to encourage affordable housing. Housing Resource Coordinator Cassie Lentz told the council during their meeting last night, "Our hope is that with the maximum...

Charges Pending After Rear-End Wreck Near Ocean Shores

An Ocean Shores woman faces charges including Following too close and Negligent Driving after a rear-end wreck on State Route 109 near Copalis Saturday morning. The Washington State Patrol report said she was driving a 2002 Kia Optima South on 109 when she struck a 2005 Dodge Durango that was stopped to turn left into the driveway...

Aberdeen Teen Dies After Fleeing Washington State Patrol Traffic Stop

A 19-year-old Aberdeen girl died at the scene of a single-vehicle wreck near the Elma fairgrounds after police say she tried to outrun a Washington State Patrol car Friday morning. The report said that she wasn't wearing her seatbelt in the 2008 Subaru Impreza as it sped away from the cruiser with lights activated in the Westbound...

Two Alarm Fire Causes Significant Damage to Hoquiam Home

On Sunday at 4:41 p.m. neighbors called 911 to report a residence on fire in the 900 block of Wheeler Avenue in Hoquiam. The Hoquiam Fire Department along with a Rapid Intervention Team from the Aberdeen Fire Department were dispatched. The neighbors alerted the elderly resident of the house and assisted her in getting...

Washington DNR releases new maps to help residents walk to tsunami safety

The nearest high ground is one of the most important pieces of information for safely evacuating from an incoming tsunami. New maps published today by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) show the fastest routes to safety for Port Townsend, Ilwaco, Long Beach and Seaview, and Westport. Westport...

Grays Harbor Community Foundation Awards Largest Cycle of Community Building Grants

The Grays Harbor Community Foundation is pleased to invest $342,000.00 into our community through our Community Building Grants program. This is our biggest grant cycle to date with twenty organizations awarded. The projects range from helping families transition into permanent housing, to repairs on local historical buildings, as well as a high school sports complex.
News Director of Jodesha Broadcasting since October 2007. Dave Haviland moved to Grays Harbor in 1979 and graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1993, and is proudly attending Grays Harbor College with his children.