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Photo of the jetty breach that occurred on Dec. 1, 2017 at the North Jetty beach access at the south end of Ocean Shores Boulevard.

Incoming new storm, high surf could cause jetty breach

Ocean Shores braced for another breach at the North Jetty after the…

Photo of the jetty breach that occurred on Dec. 1, 2017 at the North Jetty beach access at the south end of Ocean Shores Boulevard.

WDFW seeks nominations for Grays Harbor salmon advisory group

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking…

  • Dec 19th, 2018
The last time a ferry serviced Westport and Ocean Shores was in 2008. (File Photo)

Ferry service, protecting sewer plant top legislative requests

With Grays Harbor Transit as the lead agency behind the proposal, Ocean…

The last time a ferry serviced Westport and Ocean Shores was in 2008. (File Photo)

Pre-Christmas razor clam digs approved for Dec. 20-23

Just in time for Christmas, the state has approved four days of…

  • Dec 19th, 2018

Port could become fiber-optic hub as transatlantic cable landing is considered

The Port of Grays Harbor and the Grays Harbor PUD have joined forces to study building a coastal “landing station” for transoceanic fiber optic cable.

(Photo courtesy of Kelly Calhoun, Museum of the North Beach) A Grays Harbor County crew works to remove debris that had become lodged against the 2nd Street bridge over the Moclips River, which swelled with heavy rains.

High surf warning through Friday, coastal flooding concern

Late-fall storm also packs strong winds

(Photo courtesy of Kelly Calhoun, Museum of the North Beach) A Grays Harbor County crew works to remove debris that had become lodged against the 2nd Street bridge over the Moclips River, which swelled with heavy rains.
Courtesy Nichole Pas, Summit Pacific Medical Center
                                Rep. Derek Kilmer, left, and Summit Pacific Medical Center CEO Josh Martin tour the hospital’s Wellness Center, which is under construction, on Monday in Elma. The facility is slated to open next month.

Kilmer hosts economic development summit

Congressman brings together federal and state officials to discuss ways for governments, businesses and individuals to get funding help with their projects or emergencies.

  • Dec 13th, 2018
Courtesy Nichole Pas, Summit Pacific Medical Center
                                Rep. Derek Kilmer, left, and Summit Pacific Medical Center CEO Josh Martin tour the hospital’s Wellness Center, which is under construction, on Monday in Elma. The facility is slated to open next month.

NCN911: Pacific Beach teen nabbed after pursuit

Weekly law enforcement reports from the North Beach and Ocean Shores

  • Dec 7th, 2018

Four days of razor clam digs approved starting Dec. 6

The Department of Fish and Wildlife has approved four days of razor…

  • Dec 7th, 2018

Proposed BHP potash facility at the Port clears hurdle

The proposed BHP potash facility at the Port of Grays Harbor has…

Two candidates seeking vacant hospital board seat

David Quigg and Richard Thompson

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                                Tom Quigg, commercial real estate broker for Windermere Real Estate in Aberdeen, was selected Tuesday to represent District 2 on the Port of Grays Harbor Commission.

UPDATED: Tom Quigg appointed to Port of Grays Harbor Commission

Port of Grays Harbor Commissioners Stan Pinnick and Phil Papac selected Tom…

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Tom Quigg, commercial real estate broker for Windermere Real Estate in Aberdeen, was selected Tuesday to represent District 2 on the Port of Grays Harbor Commission.

Visitor Center will be moving to Chamber office

City Budget approves funds for change in operations, one-year deal at new location

Community Hospital district issuing $38 million in bonds, to refinance debt

Commissioners for Grays Harbor Community Hospital District voted Nov. 30 to borrow…

Earthquake Program Manager Maximilian Dixon with the Washington Emergency Management Division address a North Beach area crowd at the Ocean Shores Convention Center.

New state tsunami manual has local significance

Ocean Shores moving forward with funding application for evacuation structure

  • Dec 7th, 2018
Earthquake Program Manager Maximilian Dixon with the Washington Emergency Management Division address a North Beach area crowd at the Ocean Shores Convention Center.

Mayor apologizes over fireworks show controversy

Mayor Crystal Dingler apologized publicly on Monday for the city’s lack of…

Permits available for Christmas Trees in Olympic Forest

Holiday tree permits are now available through Dec. 24, at all Olympic…

  • Nov 29th, 2018
This map shows the first section of the proposed high dunes trail that would be built starting next year under the city’s 2019-2020 budget.

Final city budget tweaks completed

Council approves two-year spending plan for Ocean Shores after voting on additions, subtractions

This map shows the first section of the proposed high dunes trail that would be built starting next year under the city’s 2019-2020 budget.
North Beach Schools photo North Beach School Supt. Andrew Kelly, right, receives the award from the Washington State School Directors Association and a check for $1,000 for the district’s support for its most needy students.

OS Elementary data charts steady improvement

Same methods employed at Pacific Beach to help students reach grade-level ability

North Beach Schools photo North Beach School Supt. Andrew Kelly, right, receives the award from the Washington State School Directors Association and a check for $1,000 for the district’s support for its most needy students.

Ocean Shores to make formal application for tsunami-safe structure

State experts pledge support in meeting with City Council, public