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                                The last Seahawks Fan Fest in Ocean Shores, in 2018, saw crowds estimated in excess of 20,000 pack the Ocean Shores Convention Center, where a new “Hawk Daze” fan event has just been announced for Aug. 14-16.

‘Hawk Daze’ fan event booked for OS Aug. 14-16

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

  • Feb 13th, 2020
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                                The last Seahawks Fan Fest in Ocean Shores, in 2018, saw crowds estimated in excess of 20,000 pack the Ocean Shores Convention Center, where a new “Hawk Daze” fan event has just been announced for Aug. 14-16.
Last year, a person holds unexploded ammunition, likely from World War II anti-aircraft guns, that was found near Pacific Beach. The ordnance again has been found this year. (The Daily World file)

Ammunition, possibly from WWII, washes up again on beach

Joint Base Lewis-McChord team on way; public likely to hear booms, like last year, near Pacific Beach

  • Feb 10th, 2020
Last year, a person holds unexploded ammunition, likely from World War II anti-aircraft guns, that was found near Pacific Beach. The ordnance again has been found this year. (The Daily World file)
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                                Hoquiam Police Chief Jeff Myers and retired Aberdeen Police officer Tom Siress talk after the memorial service for Hoquiam Police Officer Phil High Saturday in Ocean Shores.

“Steady, professional” Hoquiam Police Officer Phil High remembered

Family, friends and first responders gathered at the Ocean Shores Convention Center…

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                                Hoquiam Police Chief Jeff Myers and retired Aberdeen Police officer Tom Siress talk after the memorial service for Hoquiam Police Officer Phil High Saturday in Ocean Shores.

Harbor records historically rainy January

As of midnight on Jan. 31, Grays Harbor has had one of…

Sprigg’s efforts finally yield glyphosate spray ban by city

When Kathryn Sprigg was appointed to the Ocean Shores City Council last…

  • Feb 7th, 2020

State approves a 7-day razor clam dig starting Thursday

Razor clam diggers can return to ocean beaches for seven days of…

  • Feb 7th, 2020
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                                Black and White Gala attendees check out the 12 live auction items Saturday up for bid at the annual United Way of Grays Harbor fundraiser.

Annual Black and White Gala sets fundraising record.

It was a record-setting night at the United Way of Grays Harbor…

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                                Black and White Gala attendees check out the 12 live auction items Saturday up for bid at the annual United Way of Grays Harbor fundraiser.
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                                Al Carter of Ocean Gold Seafood, left, talks with Congressman Derek Kilmer in Westport Friday. Kilmer met with a group of commercial and charter fishing representatives to talk about the challenges facing the industry.

Congressman talks commercial fishing in Westport

With the Westport Marina bustling in preparation for the commercial crab opener…

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                                Al Carter of Ocean Gold Seafood, left, talks with Congressman Derek Kilmer in Westport Friday. Kilmer met with a group of commercial and charter fishing representatives to talk about the challenges facing the industry.

North Beach TV unveils new leadership and vision

North Beach Community TV, the all-volunteer, non-profit organization that has served the…

  • Feb 4th, 2020

Coast Guard rescues hiker who fell into Hoh River

A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a hiker after he fell into…

  • Jan 23rd, 2020
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Razor clam dig continues through the weekend

A razor clam dig that was approved starting Jan. 21 at Long…

  • Jan 23rd, 2020
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                                The Westport commercial crab fleet and U.S. Coast Guard prep for the 2019 commercial crab season opener. This year’s opener north of Klipsan Beach is Saturday, Jan. 25.

Commercial crab season north of Klipsan Beach opens Saturday

The 2020 commercial Dungeness crab fishery north of Klipsan Beach will start…

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                                The Westport commercial crab fleet and U.S. Coast Guard prep for the 2019 commercial crab season opener. This year’s opener north of Klipsan Beach is Saturday, Jan. 25.
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                                The location of Friday’s gas leak near the Quinault Beach Resort and Casino, with the circle representing the 3,000-foot buffer that closed sections of State Route 115 and State Route 109 for about four hours.

Open valve on propane tank led to road closures near Quinault Beach Resort and Casino Friday

An inadvertently opened valve on a 30,000 gallon propane tank at the…

  • Jan 23rd, 2020
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                                The location of Friday’s gas leak near the Quinault Beach Resort and Casino, with the circle representing the 3,000-foot buffer that closed sections of State Route 115 and State Route 109 for about four hours.

Sign event launches yearlong OS 50th celebration

About 50 folks braved the wind and cold rain Saturday to attend…

  • Jan 23rd, 2020

GOP senators propose free use of state parks

OLYMPIA — Residents and visitors will get a break if lawmakers approve…

  • Jan 16th, 2020

North Beach School District levy on Feb. 11 special election ballot

Voters in the North Beach School District will decide the outcome of…

  • Jan 16th, 2020

The ocean really was ‘white with foam’ at Shores Saturday

By Scott Johnston For Grays Harbor News Group A lyric from the…

  • Jan 16th, 2020

Ocean Shores 50th anniversary celebration kicks off with sign dedication event Saturday

Just a little over 49 years ago, on Nov. 3, 1970, the…

  • Jan 16th, 2020

Lawmakers move to limit companies that trade your data

Lawmakers propose comprehensive data privacy laws that would give consumers more control over personal data

  • Jan 14th, 2020