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State auditor dings county for three purchases

Three acquisitions are focus of concern in letter summarizing audit by state of 2018 finances.

  • Oct 3rd, 2019

Expanded OS library to celebrate reopening Oct. 1

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

  • Sep 26th, 2019

Ocean Shores declares 180-day moratorium on city spraying herbicides containing glyphosate

By Scott D. Johnston For The Grays Harbor Newspaper Group By unanimous…

  • Sep 26th, 2019

Wills, Elduen disagree in Council candidate debate

By Scott D. Johnston For the Grays Harbor Newspaper Group Richard Wills…

  • Sep 26th, 2019

Q&A forum with local candidates is Wednesday

Ocean Shores voters will get a chance to ask questions and hear…

  • Sep 23rd, 2019
Photo by Scott D. Johnston
                                Ocean Shores artist Susan LaMadrid transforms a fire hydrant in front of the Ocean Shores Library into a bookworm, in anticipation of the library’s reopening early next month. The library has been closed since July for an expansion project that has been funded entirely by donations. Meanwhile, the Ocean Shores Fire Department continues its “Adopt a Hydrant” plug painting project, in which anyone can participate by stopping by the Fire Station, next door to the library, for information and applications.
                                Ocean Shores artist Susan LaMadrid transforms a fire hydrant in front of the Ocean Shores Library into a bookworm, in anticipation of the library’s reopening early next month. The facility on Pt. Brown Ave. NE has been closed since July for an expansion project that has been funded entirely by donations. Meanwhile, the Ocean Shores Fire Department continues its “Adopt a Hydrant” plug painting project, in which anyone can participate by stopping by the Fire Station, next door to the library, for information and applications. (Photo by Scott D. Johnston)

Plugging the library

Ocean Shores artist Susan LaMadrid transforms a fire hydrant in front of…

  • Sep 19th, 2019
Photo by Scott D. Johnston
                                Ocean Shores artist Susan LaMadrid transforms a fire hydrant in front of the Ocean Shores Library into a bookworm, in anticipation of the library’s reopening early next month. The library has been closed since July for an expansion project that has been funded entirely by donations. Meanwhile, the Ocean Shores Fire Department continues its “Adopt a Hydrant” plug painting project, in which anyone can participate by stopping by the Fire Station, next door to the library, for information and applications.
                                Ocean Shores artist Susan LaMadrid transforms a fire hydrant in front of the Ocean Shores Library into a bookworm, in anticipation of the library’s reopening early next month. The facility on Pt. Brown Ave. NE has been closed since July for an expansion project that has been funded entirely by donations. Meanwhile, the Ocean Shores Fire Department continues its “Adopt a Hydrant” plug painting project, in which anyone can participate by stopping by the Fire Station, next door to the library, for information and applications. (Photo by Scott D. Johnston)

Local Briefs

Quilt show coming up this weekend The Ocean Shores Sea Pals Quilting…

  • Sep 19th, 2019

Martin, Hardin meet in OS Council Pos. 4 debate

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

  • Sep 19th, 2019

WDFW announces additional tentative razor clam digs through December

State shellfish managers have tentatively scheduled razor clam digs, starting with Long…

  • Sep 19th, 2019
A warning sign is posted beside Vance Creek County Park Pond No. 2 this month south of Elma. Similar warnings will be seen around fresh water in Ocean Shores. On Friday, the county issued a warning about the presence of blue-green algae in fresh water in and around the city. The algae can make people sick or be fatal to animals, including pets. Residents are advised to stay out of the water. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

Toxic algae in Ocean Shores

Residents and animals are encouraged to avoid open ‘all bodies of freshwater in and around the City of Ocean Shores.’

  • Sep 13th, 2019
A warning sign is posted beside Vance Creek County Park Pond No. 2 this month south of Elma. Similar warnings will be seen around fresh water in Ocean Shores. On Friday, the county issued a warning about the presence of blue-green algae in fresh water in and around the city. The algae can make people sick or be fatal to animals, including pets. Residents are advised to stay out of the water. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)
A warning sign is posted beside Vance Creek County Park Pond No. 2 this month south of Elma. Similar warnings will be seen around fresh water in Ocean Shores. On Friday, the county issued a warning about the presence of blue-green algae in fresh water in and around the city. The algae can make people sick or be fatal to animals, including pets. Residents are advised to stay out of the water. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

Toxic algae in Ocean Shores

Residents and animals are encouraged to avoid open ‘all bodies of freshwater in and around the City of Ocean Shores.’

  • Sep 13th, 2019
A warning sign is posted beside Vance Creek County Park Pond No. 2 this month south of Elma. Similar warnings will be seen around fresh water in Ocean Shores. On Friday, the county issued a warning about the presence of blue-green algae in fresh water in and around the city. The algae can make people sick or be fatal to animals, including pets. Residents are advised to stay out of the water. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

Two injured in truck vs. tow truck wreck near Ocean Shores

Two people were injured early last Thursday morning when a vehicle struck…

  • Sep 5th, 2019

Taholah Chitwhins 2019 football preview

The return of an experienced quarterback has the Taholah Chitwhins ready to…

Council to consider city self-promoting events

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

  • Sep 5th, 2019

Longtime Ocean Shores activist Gordon Broadbent dies

Former Ocean Shores City Council member and local activist Gordon Broadbent passed…

  • Sep 5th, 2019

PAWS fundraiser could use some donations

The North Beach PAWS annual fundraising dinner and auction will be held…

  • Sep 5th, 2019

Noble, Linn launch OS candidates debate series

By Scott D. Johnston For the Grays Harbor News Group A series…

  • Sep 5th, 2019

Arts, paddles and kelpers this weekend

Ocean Shores and the North Beach will play host to three major annual events this weekend: the AAOS Arts Crafts Festival, Paddle the Shores and Kelpers Weekend.

  • Aug 29th, 2019

North Beach Senior Center announces schedule for debates

The North Beach Senior Center has announced the schedule for the upcoming…

  • Aug 29th, 2019

Weather expert Cliff Mass to speak in Ocean Shores Sept. 7

Washington weather icon Cliff Mass will speak in Ocean Shores about historic…

  • Aug 29th, 2019