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A sign is posted beside Vance Creek County Park Pond No. 2 on Monday south of Elma. The county has issued an warning about the presence of blue-green algae in the water. 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)

County warns of algae bloom at Vance Creek park

Signs encourage people and pets to stay out of and not drink the water.

  • Aug 22nd, 2019
A sign is posted beside Vance Creek County Park Pond No. 2 on Monday south of Elma. The county has issued an warning about the presence of blue-green algae in the water. 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)

Firefighters union endorses Dingler, Conniry critical

By Scott D. Johnston For the GH News Group The Ocean Shores…

  • Aug 22nd, 2019

Ken Hunt named Artist of the Month for August

Photography has been a passion of his for more than 40 years.

  • Aug 22nd, 2019

PAWS gets $60K in donations from Charlie Utterback

Local businessman Charlie Utterback recently donated $36,000 to North Beach PAWS, which…

  • Aug 22nd, 2019

Possible single-payer option and urgent care center discussed at Town Hall

A crowd of 120 or more filled the Ocean Shores Lions Club on Sunday afternoon for the North Beach Medical Initiative Town Hall.

  • Aug 22nd, 2019
COURTESY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
                                The National Park Service will begin repairs Sept. 3. This photo shows Graves Creek after previous emergency repairs were made to significant washouts created over the past two winters.

Road repairs scheduled for Graves Creek Road in September

The Olympic National Park road crew is scheduled to begin repairs to…

  • Aug 22nd, 2019
COURTESY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
                                The National Park Service will begin repairs Sept. 3. This photo shows Graves Creek after previous emergency repairs were made to significant washouts created over the past two winters.

Senior Center to host OS candidate debates

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

  • Aug 22nd, 2019

Dingler, Conniry face rematch for OS mayor

By Scott D. Johnston For Grays Harbor News Group As was expected,…

  • Aug 15th, 2019

Dog Day Afternoon: Annual Woof-a-Thon in Ocean Shores

North Beach High School’s field played host to the eighth annual Woof-a-Thon…

  • Aug 15th, 2019
Photo by Scott D. Johnston
                                Michelle McClusky, far right, faced an overflow crowd that packed the Ocean Shores Lions Club last Thursday for a hearing on the worship center she would like to build on residential-zoned property she owns on S. Razor Clam Drive. Conducting the hearing were impartial examiner Ted Hunter, left, and City Planner Alicia Bridges, center.

Hearing on hold for proposed church on S. Razor Clam

By Scott D. Johnston For Grays Harbor News Group A standing-room-only crowd…

  • Aug 15th, 2019
Photo by Scott D. Johnston
                                Michelle McClusky, far right, faced an overflow crowd that packed the Ocean Shores Lions Club last Thursday for a hearing on the worship center she would like to build on residential-zoned property she owns on S. Razor Clam Drive. Conducting the hearing were impartial examiner Ted Hunter, left, and City Planner Alicia Bridges, center.

New owner, new fun at revamped Pacific Paradise Park

By Scott D. Johnston For the GH Newspaper Group James Austin is…

  • Aug 15th, 2019

Westport salmon limit can include 2 Chinook starting Saturday

Starting today, anglers can keep up to two Chinook as part of…

  • Aug 15th, 2019

E911 requests tax increase for radio infrastructure

GHC E911 board requests November vote on increasing sales tax one-tenth of one percent to fund “emergency communications systems and facilities.” Director of 911 Brenda Kent asks for tax for 911 services

  • Aug 8th, 2019
Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group
                                Liam Phillips and Julie Phillips play a midway game at the Grays Harbor County Fair on Wednesday.

Fans flock for Fair fun

Grays Harbor County Fair draws thousands on first day.

  • Aug 8th, 2019
Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group
                                Liam Phillips and Julie Phillips play a midway game at the Grays Harbor County Fair on Wednesday.

Future of Ocean Shores/North Beach Chamber in doubt

The Ocean Shores/North Beach Chamber of Commerce has suspended operations pending a…

  • Aug 8th, 2019

Hearing set on proposed church in residential zone

There will be a public hearing Thursday on an application for a…

  • Aug 8th, 2019

Loss of state funding leads to layoffs at GHC

A drop in enrollment at Grays Harbor College has led to a…

Pavement projects ongoing all around the city

The City of Ocean Shores, in conjunction with Rognlin’s Inc., began pavement…

  • Aug 8th, 2019

OS road paving preservation project begins Aug. 5

Pavement preservation activities will cause full or partial road closures in Ocean…

  • Aug 2nd, 2019

Community Hospital’s finances improve

Through the first six months of the year, Grays Harbor Community Hospital’s…

  • Aug 1st, 2019