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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

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

  • Oct 31st, 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)

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

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

  • Oct 29th, 2019

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

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

$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