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Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group
                                A vehicle drives through water flowing over Newman Creek Road into a field near Satsop on Tuesday. The National Weather Service in Seattle issued a flood warning for the Satsop River.

Heavy rain causes slides, some flooding

Grays Harbor News Group staff Days of heavy rain are taking their…

  • Jan 7th, 2020
Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group
                                A vehicle drives through water flowing over Newman Creek Road into a field near Satsop on Tuesday. The National Weather Service in Seattle issued a flood warning for the Satsop River.

Pacific Beach resort damaged by Monday evening fire

A fire at the Navy Getaways Pacific Beach Resort started in a…

  • Jan 7th, 2020
COURTESY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
                                A satellite image from Thursday, Dec. 19 shows the “atmospheric river” coming toward the Pacific Northwest, bringing heavy rain and the potential for some flooding.

Risk lessens, but still potential for flooding through Saturday morning

The chance for river flooding has decreased — but remains a possibility…

COURTESY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
                                A satellite image from Thursday, Dec. 19 shows the “atmospheric river” coming toward the Pacific Northwest, bringing heavy rain and the potential for some flooding.

Deck the halls safely, fire marshal says

State warns of common mistakes that can lead to deadly fires.

  • Dec 18th, 2019

Pacific Beach Elementary 4th-graders experience IslandWood

Early in December, 17 Pacific Beach Elementary fourth-graders loaded sleeping bags, suitcases,…

  • Dec 18th, 2019

Repairs set for Chance a la Mer, Albatross pedestrian bridges

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

  • Dec 18th, 2019

Looking forward as Dingler reelected Mayor by 3 votes

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

  • Dec 11th, 2019

Next round of razor clam digs approved starting this week

A week of razor clam digs have been approved starting Tuesday at…

  • Dec 11th, 2019
COURTESY PHOTO
                                The staff of Pacific Beach Elementary School. The North Beach School District and North Coast Montessori School in Seabrook combined effective Dec. 1.

North Beach School District and North Coast Montessori School combine

North Coast Montessori School in Seabrook has combined with the North Beach…

  • Dec 11th, 2019
COURTESY PHOTO
                                The staff of Pacific Beach Elementary School. The North Beach School District and North Coast Montessori School in Seabrook combined effective Dec. 1.
COURTESY WILD OLYMPICS CAMPAIGN
                                Kayakers paddle below a waterfall on the East Fork Humptulips, a proposed Wild and Scenic River in the Olympic National Forest.

Wild Olympics Act clears committee, headed to House floor

Congressman Derek Kilmer’s Wild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act…

COURTESY WILD OLYMPICS CAMPAIGN
                                Kayakers paddle below a waterfall on the East Fork Humptulips, a proposed Wild and Scenic River in the Olympic National Forest.

Commission blocks vehicles from county timberland for most of year

Gates to forested property will be open from September through December.

  • Dec 4th, 2019

Hoquiam man rear-ended by log truck near Humptulips

76-year-old driver taken to Community Hospital

In Ocean Shores, every vote counted — Dingler wins by three

County certifies 1607 to 1604 recount at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday

photos by Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group
                                Water damage can be seen in the ceiling of a receiving area at the Grays Harbor County Correctional Facility in Montesano.

Is a new jail on the horizon for county?

The commission is starting to set aside money and officials are exploring options, including paying for studies.

  • Dec 4th, 2019
photos by Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group
                                Water damage can be seen in the ceiling of a receiving area at the Grays Harbor County Correctional Facility in Montesano.

No new nightly rental approvals as county develops guidelines

Property owners required to get a conditional use permit for short-term rentals.

  • Dec 4th, 2019

Ocean Shores 911 caller discharges pistol while confronting prowlers

Male suspect at large, female detained and released

No new nightly rental approvals as county develops guidelines

Property owners required to get a conditional use permit for short-term rentals.

  • Dec 4th, 2019

Dingler wins by 3 votes in Ocean Shores recount

MONTESANO — It still isn’t official, but Ocean Shores Mayor Crystal Dingler…

Ocean Shores race to be decided in manual recount

Race for mayor of coastal city is only one in county left undecided.

  • Nov 27th, 2019

County scrambling for cold-weather shelter

County sought requests for contracted sites, but start date isn’t until Jan. 1. Commissioners hoping to cover time between now and then.

  • Nov 26th, 2019