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Votes saying upgrade county’s emergency radio system

Sales tax increase to pay for emergency responder infrastructure is passing.

  • Nov 5th, 2019

Cosi City Hall isn’t popular enough; Pauley, Makos headed to wins

Cosi city building getting 58 percent of the vote, not enough to pass supermajority requirement.

  • Nov 5th, 2019

Hensley, Hauge have comfortable leads in fire district races

East County fire district races have wide margins.

  • Nov 5th, 2019

Hooper looks to be easy winner in East County hospital district race

Hospital District 1 incumbent has more than twice the votes his opponent got so far.

  • Nov 5th, 2019

Schave and Winkelman leading in Aberdeen and Hoquiam mayoral races

Grays Harbor News Group Staff Grays Harbor voters approved a sales tax…

  • Nov 5th, 2019

Cooper and Taylor lead in Elma

Elma City Council elections are yet to be decided.

  • Nov 5th, 2019
Photo by Scott D. Johnston                                The Ocean Shores Fire Department has been busy lately with non-emergency activities including an open house with various demonstrations (pictured above), its 49th annual kids Halloween party, and preparations for the popular annual fun-raiser, Turkey Bingo, which takes place Friday, Nov. 22, with doors opening at 5:15 and Bingo starting at 6 p.m., in the Ocean Shores Convention Center.

Council OKs use of ‘catch-up payments’ to fund purchase of new ambulance, equipment

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

  • Nov 5th, 2019
Photo by Scott D. Johnston                                The Ocean Shores Fire Department has been busy lately with non-emergency activities including an open house with various demonstrations (pictured above), its 49th annual kids Halloween party, and preparations for the popular annual fun-raiser, Turkey Bingo, which takes place Friday, Nov. 22, with doors opening at 5:15 and Bingo starting at 6 p.m., in the Ocean Shores Convention Center.

Challenger Conniry holds 30-vote lead in race for OS mayor

In the Ocean Shores mayoral race, challenger Susan Conniry holds a 30-vote…

  • Nov 5th, 2019

2019 Election Results — all contested races in county

Here are the preliminary results of all contested races in Grays Harbor…

  • Nov 5th, 2019
The ballot box in Hoquiam was so full Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, that the Auditor’s Office needed to make a special trip out to empty it. (Photo courtesy Joe MacLean, Grays Harbor County auditor)

Voting proves popular in Hoquiam

Ballot box needs emptying on Election Day.

  • Nov 5th, 2019
The ballot box in Hoquiam was so full Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, that the Auditor’s Office needed to make a special trip out to empty it. (Photo courtesy Joe MacLean, Grays Harbor County auditor)
Daily World reader Larry Workman shared this photo he took a few years ago at his Pacific Beach house.

Happy Halloween

Firefighters’ party for kids highlights Halloween at the beach

  • Oct 31st, 2019
Daily World reader Larry Workman shared this photo he took a few years ago at his Pacific Beach house.

Impeachment resolution: Kilmer votes for, Herrera Beutler against

Grays Harbor News Group WASHINGTON, D.C. — As expected, Congressman Derek Kilmer…

  • Oct 31st, 2019
Plans underway for yearlong Ocean Shores 50th anniversary fete

Plans underway for yearlong Ocean Shores 50th anniversary fete

By Scott D. Johnston For the Grays Harbor News Group Planning is…

  • Oct 31st, 2019
Plans underway for yearlong Ocean Shores 50th anniversary fete
Crews from Grays Harbor Fire District 2 fight a brush fire Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 29, 2019, east of Montesano. By 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, the fire was 100 percent contained. Crews from four fire agencies were called in to help fight the blaze. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

15 homes evacuated in East County because of fire

A brush fire grew out of control Tuesday afternoon (Oct. 29) about…

  • Oct 30th, 2019
Crews from Grays Harbor Fire District 2 fight a brush fire Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 29, 2019, east of Montesano. By 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, the fire was 100 percent contained. Crews from four fire agencies were called in to help fight the blaze. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)
Susan Conniry

Conniry campaign stressing bottom up-government

By Doug Barker Grays Harbor News Group After an unsuccessful run for…

  • Oct 30th, 2019
Susan Conniry

Council approves LTAC funding recommendations

By Scott D. Johnston For the Grays Harbor News Group At its…

  • Oct 29th, 2019
Dingler details challenges facing Ocean Shores

Dingler details challenges facing Ocean Shores

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

  • Oct 29th, 2019
Dingler details challenges facing Ocean Shores
E911 request tax increase for radio infrastructure

E911 request 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

  • Oct 29th, 2019
E911 request tax increase for radio infrastructure
E911 request tax increase for radio infrastructure

E911 request 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

  • Oct 18th, 2019
E911 request tax increase for radio infrastructure

$15,000 in equipment was stolen from North Beach Community TV studio

The North Beach Community TV studio in Ocean Shores was broken into…

  • Oct 17th, 2019