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First razor clam digs of new year approved

Razor clam enthusiasts can ring in the new year with the recent…

  • Jan 2nd, 2019

Gift of kindness touches reader for Christmas

Ocean Shores sixth-grader was moved to help elderly woman after meeting at local store

Final assessed values put Ocean Shores over $1.15 billion

The Grays Harbor County final figures for cities and other taxing districts…

  • Jan 2nd, 2019
Ocean Beach Roasters photo from some of the live music features that bring in customers during slow times over the winter.

Beach Business: Plan ahead to weather slow seasons

By Mia Johnstone, Business Advisor, Small Business Development Center The holiday season…

  • Jan 2nd, 2019
Ocean Beach Roasters photo from some of the live music features that bring in customers during slow times over the winter.
(Dan Hammock | Grays Harbor News Group) Taken from the Westport Viewing Tower, Thursday morning saw towering waves hit along Washington’s coast.

Wild sights from Thursday’s high winds and flooding

Grays Harbor News Group The storm that hit the Twin Harbors on…

  • Dec 21st, 2018
(Dan Hammock | Grays Harbor News Group) Taken from the Westport Viewing Tower, Thursday morning saw towering waves hit along Washington’s coast.
Photo of the jetty breach that occurred on Dec. 1, 2017 at the North Jetty beach access at the south end of Ocean Shores Boulevard.

Incoming new storm, high surf could cause jetty breach

Ocean Shores braced for another breach at the North Jetty after the…

Photo of the jetty breach that occurred on Dec. 1, 2017 at the North Jetty beach access at the south end of Ocean Shores Boulevard.

WDFW seeks nominations for Grays Harbor salmon advisory group

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking…

  • Dec 19th, 2018
The last time a ferry serviced Westport and Ocean Shores was in 2008. (File Photo)

Ferry service, protecting sewer plant top legislative requests

With Grays Harbor Transit as the lead agency behind the proposal, Ocean…

The last time a ferry serviced Westport and Ocean Shores was in 2008. (File Photo)

Pre-Christmas razor clam digs approved for Dec. 20-23

Just in time for Christmas, the state has approved four days of…

  • Dec 19th, 2018

Port could become fiber-optic hub as transatlantic cable landing is considered

The Port of Grays Harbor and the Grays Harbor PUD have joined forces to study building a coastal “landing station” for transoceanic fiber optic cable.

(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

(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.
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
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.

NCN911: Pacific Beach teen nabbed after pursuit

Weekly law enforcement reports from the North Beach and Ocean Shores

  • Dec 7th, 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

Proposed BHP potash facility at the Port clears hurdle

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

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.

Visitor Center will be moving to Chamber office

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

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

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

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.