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Hrycko named publisher

Sound Publishing has named Mike Hrycko publisher of The Daily World and the other publications in the Grays Harbor Newspaper Group.

  • Mar 1st, 2019
Angelo Bruscas photo: Jeff Daniel speaking as Ocean Shores Chamber President at the 2017 annual dinner at the Shilo Inn.

Councilman Jeff Daniel killed in North Jetty surf accident

Body pulled unconscious from ocean Monday afternoon, council learns of tragedy during meeting

Angelo Bruscas photo: Jeff Daniel speaking as Ocean Shores Chamber President at the 2017 annual dinner at the Shilo Inn.

OS Fire Chief placed on leave after no-confidence vote

Mayor, city investigate concerns about ‘management and leadership’ of the department

Photo by Elizabeth Berg released by the Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office of a device found this past weekend.

Military explosive devices found on local beach

Public warned after controlled detonation that shook the North Beach Sunday

Photo by Elizabeth Berg released by the Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office of a device found this past weekend.

Bulletin Board: Four city public meetings; Beachcombing event

Community events and ongoing meetings

  • Feb 22nd, 2019

State seeks to improve sexual health education

Bill would change curriculum for sexual health in schools; democratic representatives support comprehensive sexual health education; evidence-informed curriculum could change sex education in schools

  • Feb 22nd, 2019

Bill would help fight crimes against indigenous women

Recent study reported that Seattle had the most cases of missing and murdered indigenous women than any other city; Rep. Mosbrucker helped pass legislation last year to gather data, now is hoping to create a task force and liaisons; some are calling for the bill to add more liaison positions and elevate more tribal voices

  • Feb 22nd, 2019
Swans and ducks bask in the sun on a cold winter’s day on Perkins Pond. (Angelo Bruscas photo)

City, Community Club consider trading parks property

Chinook Park would be improved by club, city would take over Perkins Pond trail

Swans and ducks bask in the sun on a cold winter’s day on Perkins Pond. (Angelo Bruscas photo)

NCN911: Police warn of cougar in the Weatherwax

The Ocean Shores Police Department has issued a warning about a cougar…

  • Feb 20th, 2019

Presidents Day protest over Trump’s emergency declaration

Photos and text By Scott D. Johnston Approximately 5,000 local chapters of…

  • Feb 20th, 2019
From left, Jodi and Shane Nelson and Shane’s parents, Alan and Doreen Nelson, at the new Back Porch Smoked Meats & Cheese business in Ocean Shores (Scott Johnston photo)

Beach Business: Smoked meats/cheeses in OS

By SCOTT D. JOHNSTON After eight months of preparation, a family of…

  • Feb 20th, 2019
From left, Jodi and Shane Nelson and Shane’s parents, Alan and Doreen Nelson, at the new Back Porch Smoked Meats & Cheese business in Ocean Shores (Scott Johnston photo)

Next dig dates timed for razor clam festival

State shellfish managers have tentatively scheduled razor clam digs for 12 days…

  • Feb 20th, 2019

Proposed public records bill is dead

Senator withdraws bill exempting legislature from public disclosure of some records

  • Feb 19th, 2019

Adult entertainers seek safer workplace standards

Proposed bill will hold employers accountable for safety of dancers; lawmakers target unsafe establishments for adult entertainers

  • Feb 15th, 2019

Immigration or citizenship status could be added to anti-discrimination law under proposed legislation

Makes discrimination based on immigration or citizenship status illegal; goal is to give those in the citizenship and immigration process avenues for recourse; does not supercede federal law

  • Feb 15th, 2019

Lawmakers propose new watercraft restrictions to save southern resident orcas

Would establish a 7-knot speed limit for vessels ½ mile from southern resident orcas; establishes a 650-yard “no-go” zone for whale watchers until at least 2023; regulations would take effect immediately if passed

  • Feb 15th, 2019

Week of razor clam digs includes two at Kalaloch

A full week of afternoon and evening razor clam digs starting Feb.…

  • Feb 14th, 2019

Law would assume kids under 14 incapable of crime

More than 3,000 12- to 14-year-olds were charged with crimes in Washington over the last six years; bill would presume this age group incapable of committing crime in an effort to keep more juveniles out of detention; prosecutors worry this would create too many additional procedures and clog courts

  • Feb 13th, 2019

Lawmakers seek permanent solution to the homeless crisis

Bill would allow homeless people to survive in public without fear of obstruction; law prohibits discrimination based on housing status

  • Feb 13th, 2019

Law would celebrate public lands in Washington state

Proposed bill designates fourth Saturday of September as Public Lands Day; lawmakers aim to preserve and protect public lands; holiday would promote connection between people and environment

  • Feb 13th, 2019