News

Coast Guard rescues five fishermen from sinking boat

The 56-foot commercial fishing vessel Taplow began taking on water 19 miles southwest of Grays Harbor.

  • Oct 8th, 2016

City’s 2017 budget plan would grow surplus slightly

All-day Council study session on Oct. 6.

Oil plan review sparks debate about acceptable risks

Significant and unavoidable environmental impacts to health and safety likely if an accident occurs

All-volunteer KOSW celebrates new studio

New program manager, AAOS painted mural

24th District candidates make their case at forum

None of the six are from Grays Harbor County.

Bulletin Board: Hydrant flushing for October

Interpretive Center annual meeting, North Beach Singers, Great Shakeout drill

  • Oct 5th, 2016

Oil EIS finds ‘significant’ and ‘unavoidable’ impacts

The report proposes 69 mitigation measures to offset or reduce environmental impacts from the project.

  • Sep 30th, 2016

New North Beach Schools chief starts school year

North Beach School Supt. Deborah Holcomb was sworn in during the first School Board meeting of the 2016-17 year, and then later addressed the Ocean Shores City Council on Monday.

More 2017 lodging tax requests than funds available

The Ocean Shores Lodging Tax Advisory Committee last week began to review more than a dozen requests for an estimated $1.05 million in hotel/motel sales tax revenue next year, but those requests total at least $427,104 more than the city will have available to disburse.

Coastal cleanup efforts remove debris from local beaches

Hundreds of volunteers clean up local beaches along the Washington coastline.

  • Sep 23rd, 2016

Marijuana issue sent back to council, mayor

The Ocean Shores Planning Commission has voted once again to send the issue of regulating future marijuana businesses, grow operations and collective gardens back to the City Council.

Showcase tour hits the North Beach

Business and government leaders tour the North Beach

Police, Fire departments submit 2017 budget ‘needs’

The Ocean Shores Police and Fire Departments have made their budget requests for 2017.

Clam digs set for October; local numbers decline

The first razor clam digs have been announced for the new season.

  • Sep 17th, 2016

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