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Work begins on garden pathway in Ocean Shores Blvd. median

The City of Ocean Shores Beautification Committee is sponsoring the creation of…

  • Nov 14th, 2019

UPDATED (3:22 p.m. Nov. 14): Inmates help stop woman from killing herself at jail

UPDATE (3:22 p.m. Nov. 14) A 42-year-old woman tried to hang herself…

  • Nov 13th, 2019
(Todd Bennington | The Vidette)
                                Dennis and Stacy Parish were one of two families adopting as part of a National Adoption Day celebration at Grays Harbor County Superior Court on Nov. 17, 2017. The couple at the time had three adopted children. At right is Judge Stephen Brown who presided over the ceremony.

National Adoption Day coming to Grays Harbor

Court will celebrate day that celebrates families.

  • Nov 13th, 2019
(Todd Bennington | The Vidette)
                                Dennis and Stacy Parish were one of two families adopting as part of a National Adoption Day celebration at Grays Harbor County Superior Court on Nov. 17, 2017. The couple at the time had three adopted children. At right is Judge Stephen Brown who presided over the ceremony.
Varsity Printworks in Montesano will sell T-shirts with this logo on them to help support Elma student Jesus Torres, whose football jersey number is 45. He has been diagnosed with leukemia. (Courtesy image)

East County community coming together to support Elma student with leukemia

Bulldogs, Monte businesses backing rival school student with cancer

  • Nov 11th, 2019
Varsity Printworks in Montesano will sell T-shirts with this logo on them to help support Elma student Jesus Torres, whose football jersey number is 45. He has been diagnosed with leukemia. (Courtesy image)
Hundreds attended the downtown Kelowna Remembrance Day event on Monday (Connor Trembley - Kelowna Capital News)

Hundreds attend downtown Kelowna Remembrance Day Ceremony

People gathered to pay respect to 240 Kelowna residents and two million Canadians who have served /or are serving

  • Nov 11th, 2019
Hundreds attended the downtown Kelowna Remembrance Day event on Monday (Connor Trembley - Kelowna Capital News)

Dingler holds 17-vote lead over Conniry for OS mayor

By Scott D. Johnston For The Grays Harbor News Group The Ocean…

  • Nov 8th, 2019

New Cosi mayor likely will have to deal with old city building issues

Kyle Pauley holding out hope late votes be enough to approve new City Hall/court/police station building.

  • Nov 8th, 2019

E-911 funding passes with overwhelming support

More than 63 percent of voters back increasing sales tax to build up emergency communications infrastructure.

  • Nov 8th, 2019

County assessor’s tax pages crash

UPDATE: The system is working again.

  • Nov 6th, 2019

Votes saying upgrade county’s emergency radio system

Sales tax increase to pay for emergency responder infrastructure is passing.

  • Nov 5th, 2019

Cosi City Hall isn’t popular enough; Pauley, Makos headed to wins

Cosi city building getting 58 percent of the vote, not enough to pass supermajority requirement.

  • Nov 5th, 2019

Hensley, Hauge have comfortable leads in fire district races

East County fire district races have wide margins.

  • Nov 5th, 2019

Hooper looks to be easy winner in East County hospital district race

Hospital District 1 incumbent has more than twice the votes his opponent got so far.

  • Nov 5th, 2019

Schave and Winkelman leading in Aberdeen and Hoquiam mayoral races

Grays Harbor News Group Staff Grays Harbor voters approved a sales tax…

  • Nov 5th, 2019

Cooper and Taylor lead in Elma

Elma City Council elections are yet to be decided.

  • Nov 5th, 2019
Photo by Scott D. Johnston
                                The Ocean Shores Fire Department has been busy lately with non-emergency activities including an open house with various demonstrations (pictured above), its 49th annual kids Halloween party, and preparations for the popular annual fun-raiser, Turkey Bingo, which takes place Friday, Nov. 22, with doors opening at 5:15 and Bingo starting at 6 p.m., in the Ocean Shores Convention Center.

Council OKs use of ‘catch-up payments’ to fund purchase of new ambulance, equipment

By Scott D. Johnston For the Grays Harbor News Group The Ocean…

  • Nov 5th, 2019
Photo by Scott D. Johnston
                                The Ocean Shores Fire Department has been busy lately with non-emergency activities including an open house with various demonstrations (pictured above), its 49th annual kids Halloween party, and preparations for the popular annual fun-raiser, Turkey Bingo, which takes place Friday, Nov. 22, with doors opening at 5:15 and Bingo starting at 6 p.m., in the Ocean Shores Convention Center.

Challenger Conniry holds 30-vote lead in race for OS mayor

In the Ocean Shores mayoral race, challenger Susan Conniry holds a 30-vote…

  • Nov 5th, 2019

2019 Election Results — all contested races in county

Here are the preliminary results of all contested races in Grays Harbor…

  • Nov 5th, 2019
The ballot box in Hoquiam was so full Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, that the Auditor’s Office needed to make a special trip out to empty it. (Photo courtesy Joe MacLean, Grays Harbor County auditor)

Voting proves popular in Hoquiam

Ballot box needs emptying on Election Day.

  • Nov 5th, 2019
The ballot box in Hoquiam was so full Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, that the Auditor’s Office needed to make a special trip out to empty it. (Photo courtesy Joe MacLean, Grays Harbor County auditor)