News

Dingler, Conniry offer views on mayor’s job, priorities

By Scott D. Johnston For the Grays Harbor News Group Compared with…

  • Oct 9th, 2019

Gordon Broadbent remembrance set Saturday

Former Ocean Shores City Council member Gordon Broadbent will be remembered at…

  • Oct 9th, 2019
COURTESY GRAYS HARBOR HISTORICAL SEAPORT
                                The tall ship Lady Washington returns to the Grays Harbor Historical Seaport in Aberdeen Oct. 18 as part of the Seaport’s Haunted Seaport celebration Oct. 19-27.

Lady Washington coming home for Haunted Seaport celebration

The Haunted Seaport event is coming back to the Grays Harbor Historical…

  • Oct 9th, 2019
COURTESY GRAYS HARBOR HISTORICAL SEAPORT
                                The tall ship Lady Washington returns to the Grays Harbor Historical Seaport in Aberdeen Oct. 18 as part of the Seaport’s Haunted Seaport celebration Oct. 19-27.

Local News in Brief

County wants a low-barrier, cold weather, temporary shelter Grays Harbor County governmewnt…

  • Oct 9th, 2019

Long Beach razor clam opener draws just shy of 19,000 diggers

Next round of digs start and north and south beaches Oct. 26, pending toxin test results

Ocean Shores Planning Commission presents homeless shelter zoning recommendations

By Scott D. Johnston For the Grays Harbor News Group At a…

  • Oct 9th, 2019

City to hold meeting on homeless shelters

On Monday, Oct. 7 at 6 p.m., there will be an Ocean…

  • Oct 3rd, 2019

Large crowd seeks answers from OS candidates

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

  • Oct 3rd, 2019

North Beach Happenings

Benefit for North Beach PAWS The North Beach PAWS Annual Dinner &…

  • Oct 3rd, 2019

Sprigg, Darling trade answers in Council Pos. 2 debate

By Scott D. Johnston For the Grays Harbor News Group Candidates for…

  • Oct 3rd, 2019

State auditor dings county for three purchases

Three acquisitions are focus of concern in letter summarizing audit by state of 2018 finances.

  • Oct 3rd, 2019

Expanded OS library to celebrate reopening Oct. 1

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

  • Sep 26th, 2019

Ocean Shores declares 180-day moratorium on city spraying herbicides containing glyphosate

By Scott D. Johnston For The Grays Harbor Newspaper Group By unanimous…

  • Sep 26th, 2019

Wills, Elduen disagree in Council candidate debate

By Scott D. Johnston For the Grays Harbor Newspaper Group Richard Wills…

  • Sep 26th, 2019

Q&A forum with local candidates is Wednesday

Ocean Shores voters will get a chance to ask questions and hear…

  • Sep 23rd, 2019
Photo by Scott D. Johnston
                                Ocean Shores artist Susan LaMadrid transforms a fire hydrant in front of the Ocean Shores Library into a bookworm, in anticipation of the library’s reopening early next month. The library has been closed since July for an expansion project that has been funded entirely by donations. Meanwhile, the Ocean Shores Fire Department continues its “Adopt a Hydrant” plug painting project, in which anyone can participate by stopping by the Fire Station, next door to the library, for information and applications.
                                Ocean Shores artist Susan LaMadrid transforms a fire hydrant in front of the Ocean Shores Library into a bookworm, in anticipation of the library’s reopening early next month. The facility on Pt. Brown Ave. NE has been closed since July for an expansion project that has been funded entirely by donations. Meanwhile, the Ocean Shores Fire Department continues its “Adopt a Hydrant” plug painting project, in which anyone can participate by stopping by the Fire Station, next door to the library, for information and applications. (Photo by Scott D. Johnston)

Plugging the library

Ocean Shores artist Susan LaMadrid transforms a fire hydrant in front of…

  • Sep 19th, 2019
Photo by Scott D. Johnston
                                Ocean Shores artist Susan LaMadrid transforms a fire hydrant in front of the Ocean Shores Library into a bookworm, in anticipation of the library’s reopening early next month. The library has been closed since July for an expansion project that has been funded entirely by donations. Meanwhile, the Ocean Shores Fire Department continues its “Adopt a Hydrant” plug painting project, in which anyone can participate by stopping by the Fire Station, next door to the library, for information and applications.
                                Ocean Shores artist Susan LaMadrid transforms a fire hydrant in front of the Ocean Shores Library into a bookworm, in anticipation of the library’s reopening early next month. The facility on Pt. Brown Ave. NE has been closed since July for an expansion project that has been funded entirely by donations. Meanwhile, the Ocean Shores Fire Department continues its “Adopt a Hydrant” plug painting project, in which anyone can participate by stopping by the Fire Station, next door to the library, for information and applications. (Photo by Scott D. Johnston)

Local Briefs

Quilt show coming up this weekend The Ocean Shores Sea Pals Quilting…

  • Sep 19th, 2019

Martin, Hardin meet in OS Council Pos. 4 debate

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

  • Sep 19th, 2019

WDFW announces additional tentative razor clam digs through December

State shellfish managers have tentatively scheduled razor clam digs, starting with Long…

  • Sep 19th, 2019
A warning sign is posted beside Vance Creek County Park Pond No. 2 this month south of Elma. Similar warnings will be seen around fresh water in Ocean Shores. On Friday, the county issued a warning about the presence of blue-green algae in fresh water in and around the city. The algae can make people sick or be fatal to animals, including pets. Residents are advised to stay out of the water. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

Toxic algae in Ocean Shores

Residents and animals are encouraged to avoid open ‘all bodies of freshwater in and around the City of Ocean Shores.’

  • Sep 13th, 2019
A warning sign is posted beside Vance Creek County Park Pond No. 2 this month south of Elma. Similar warnings will be seen around fresh water in Ocean Shores. On Friday, the county issued a warning about the presence of blue-green algae in fresh water in and around the city. The algae can make people sick or be fatal to animals, including pets. Residents are advised to stay out of the water. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)