News

New school year, new president at GHC

James Minkler took over July 1 as the new president of GHC and succeeds Ed Brewster, who retired over the summer. Classes there begin Monday.

City grappling with lodging taxes, Convention Center

The issue of how lodging tax revenue is spent and who receieves the money is being revisited by the city of Ocean Shores.

Sharp urges Hoquiam to stand up against oil shipping

Quinault President Fawn Sharp spoke to the Hoquiam City Council on Monday.

  • Sep 15th, 2016

Chicken-raising issue revisited by City Council

The Planning Commission was asked to appear before the City Council Monday night to explain its decision to turn down a proposed ordinance that would have allowed a small number of chickens to be raised by residents of the city.

New online system for city water bills

The city of Ocean Shores now has a new system that will allow residents to pay their water bills online.

Election forum will include 24th District candidates

Election forum will include 24th District candidates.

  • Sep 10th, 2016

NCN911: Beached fishing boat; Missing person case

Police, Sheriff and Fire Department reports for the week.

  • Sep 10th, 2016

Sunken fishing boat prompts spill response

Response under way to sunken boat at the Westport Marina.

  • Sep 6th, 2016

DNR lifts burn ban on campfires west of Cascades

The state DNR has removed a ban on campfires west of the Cascades.

  • Sep 2nd, 2016

Commission punts pot review back to City Council

The Ocean Shores Planning Commission completed its review of the city’s role in overseeing future marijuana businesses within city limits only a day after the City Council imposed a continuing six-month moratorium on such businesses, clinics or co-ops.

Committee recomends Center management proposal

The Ocean Shores Lodging Tax Advisory Committee has recommended the city accept the Convention Center magement services proposal made by a San Antonio, Texas company over a less-comprehensive proposal by Columbia Hospitality of Seattle.

Seahorse sculpture rebuilt, replaced for city

The 35-foot driftwood seahorse sculpture has been replaced in front of the Ocean Shores Convention Center.

Appreciating our airport, weather and all

Flights were canceled due to weather for Ocean Shores Appreciation Day on Saturday, but that didn’t dampen festivities too much for the steady stream of people who came to visit and celebrate the city’s municipal facility.

NCN911: Fire Department’s busy month, police officer honored

North Coast News Police, Fire, Sheriff’s Department information for the week.

  • Aug 25th, 2016

Council chooses Griebel, marijuana moratorium passed

Ocean Shores City Council votes on new member to replace Dan Overton.

Successful Hawks Fan Fest to return for 2017

The second annual Hawks Fan Fest and Beach Party proved to be such a success, organizers already are promising and planning to be back to Ocean Shores next year.

County hears appeal on cable franchise fees

County hears appeal on cable franchise fees.

  • Aug 24th, 2016

County Treasurer Ron Strabbing to retire

County Treasurer Ron Strabbing to retire.

  • Aug 24th, 2016

Hot weather forces changes in Hawks fest

The Hawks Fan Fest and Beach Party brought thousands of Seahawks fans into the North Beach over the weekend.

  • Aug 20th, 2016

Museum celebrates 10 years and more than a century of history

The Museum of the North Beach is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year.