News

(Photo courtesy of Kelly Calhoun, Museum of the North Beach) A Grays Harbor County crew works to remove debris that had become lodged against the 2nd Street bridge over the Moclips River, which swelled with heavy rains.

High surf warning through Friday, coastal flooding concern

Late-fall storm also packs strong winds

 

Courtesy Nichole Pas, Summit Pacific Medical Center
                                Rep. Derek Kilmer, left, and Summit Pacific Medical Center CEO Josh Martin tour the hospital’s Wellness Center, which is under construction, on Monday in Elma. The facility is slated to open next month.

Kilmer hosts economic development summit

Congressman brings together federal and state officials to discuss ways for governments, businesses and individuals to get funding help with their projects or emergencies.

  • Dec 13th, 2018

 

Four days of razor clam digs approved starting Dec. 6

The Department of Fish and Wildlife has approved four days of razor…

  • Dec 7th, 2018

 

Two candidates seeking vacant hospital board seat

David Quigg and Richard Thompson

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Tom Quigg, commercial real estate broker for Windermere Real Estate in Aberdeen, was selected Tuesday to represent District 2 on the Port of Grays Harbor Commission.

UPDATED: Tom Quigg appointed to Port of Grays Harbor Commission

Port of Grays Harbor Commissioners Stan Pinnick and Phil Papac selected Tom…

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Tom Quigg, commercial real estate broker for Windermere Real Estate in Aberdeen, was selected Tuesday to represent District 2 on the Port of Grays Harbor Commission.

Community Hospital district issuing $38 million in bonds, to refinance debt

Commissioners for Grays Harbor Community Hospital District voted Nov. 30 to borrow…

NCN911: Pacific Beach teen nabbed after pursuit

Weekly law enforcement reports from the North Beach and Ocean Shores

  • Dec 7th, 2018
Earthquake Program Manager Maximilian Dixon with the Washington Emergency Management Division address a North Beach area crowd at the Ocean Shores Convention Center.

New state tsunami manual has local significance

Ocean Shores moving forward with funding application for evacuation structure

  • Dec 7th, 2018
Earthquake Program Manager Maximilian Dixon with the Washington Emergency Management Division address a North Beach area crowd at the Ocean Shores Convention Center.

Visitor Center will be moving to Chamber office

City Budget approves funds for change in operations, one-year deal at new location

This map shows the first section of the proposed high dunes trail that would be built starting next year under the city’s 2019-2020 budget.

Final city budget tweaks completed

Council approves two-year spending plan for Ocean Shores after voting on additions, subtractions

This map shows the first section of the proposed high dunes trail that would be built starting next year under the city’s 2019-2020 budget.

Mayor apologizes over fireworks show controversy

Mayor Crystal Dingler apologized publicly on Monday for the city’s lack of…

North Beach Schools photo North Beach School Supt. Andrew Kelly, right, receives the award from the Washington State School Directors Association and a check for $1,000 for the district’s support for its most needy students.

OS Elementary data charts steady improvement

Same methods employed at Pacific Beach to help students reach grade-level ability

North Beach Schools photo North Beach School Supt. Andrew Kelly, right, receives the award from the Washington State School Directors Association and a check for $1,000 for the district’s support for its most needy students.

Permits available for Christmas Trees in Olympic Forest

Holiday tree permits are now available through Dec. 24, at all Olympic…

  • Nov 29th, 2018

Ocean Shores to make formal application for tsunami-safe structure

State experts pledge support in meeting with City Council, public

Tharinger wins re-election for fifth term as 24th representative

State Rep. Steve Tharinger will serve a fifth consecutive term as state…

Chapman holds commanding lead for re-election in 24th District

Mike Chapman is headed back to Olympia for a second term as…

Proposed BHP potash facility at the Port clears hurdle

The proposed BHP potash facility at the Port of Grays Harbor has…

County election results: Mistachkin wins judicial race

Foster, MacLean, Callaghan headed for victory in other Grays Harbor contests

VFW Essay Contest participants at Ocean Shores Elementary School Thursday: (front row, L-R) Damian Gallegos, Liliana Meyer, Clay Hanson, Camryn Dennis, Jordan Giraldo, Jett York, Cale Eden; (middle row) Keylah Dawson, Katarina Butler, Nathan Brooks, Arabella Ramirez, Elton Rockey, Kaylynn Harig, Jazmine Goldman, Rain Wear. VFW members (back row): Daniel Martin, Robert Hoem, Dennis Hogan, John Link, James Docherty, Jammy Tighe, Cheryl Roe, Robert Howe.

Veterans, young essayists honored at OSE assembly

Text & photos by Scott D. Johnston Students honored local veterans —…

  • Nov 15th, 2018
VFW Essay Contest participants at Ocean Shores Elementary School Thursday: (front row, L-R) Damian Gallegos, Liliana Meyer, Clay Hanson, Camryn Dennis, Jordan Giraldo, Jett York, Cale Eden; (middle row) Keylah Dawson, Katarina Butler, Nathan Brooks, Arabella Ramirez, Elton Rockey, Kaylynn Harig, Jazmine Goldman, Rain Wear. VFW members (back row): Daniel Martin, Robert Hoem, Dennis Hogan, John Link, James Docherty, Jammy Tighe, Cheryl Roe, Robert Howe.
Scott D. Johnston photo: Local citizens join the “Nobody is Above the Law” protests created overnight by activist group MoveOn.org, which called for people to gather at 5 p.m. local time Thursday in the wake of President Trump’s firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Local citizens join national Trump protests on Pt. Brown Ave.

Demonstrators take to Pt. Brown in Ocean Shores on Thursday

  • Nov 10th, 2018
Scott D. Johnston photo: Local citizens join the “Nobody is Above the Law” protests created overnight by activist group MoveOn.org, which called for people to gather at 5 p.m. local time Thursday in the wake of President Trump’s firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.