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Billy Frank receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Nov 26, 2015 8:30am

TAHOLAH — Billy Frank Jr., the late Nisqually tribal leader, has been named as one of 17 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

The awards will be presented at the White House on...

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Elma to host Bazaar weekend

Nov 19, 2015 2:20pm

Elma is having a Christmas and Holiday Bazaar Weekend, Nov. 20-22.

Maps of the different bazaars are available in the drop box at Elma Visitors Station (corner of Main and 3rd streets). A...

More than 13 years for Elma man convicted of ax attack on wife

Nov 19, 2015 2:22pm

An Elma man accused of attacking his wife with an ax was sentenced on Nov. 6 to more than 13 years in prison.

Gary Johnson, 64, was charged with second-degree attempted murder for attacking...

Close races in county aren’t close enough for recounts

Nov 19, 2015 2:23pm

Several races from Grays Harbor County’s general election earlier this month are separated by razor-thin margins, but none appear close enough to trigger mandatory recounts thus far.

For the...

Second set of rape charges dismissed for former prep football player

Nov 19, 2015 2:23pm

The second set of rape charges against former Hoquiam High football player Tyler Smith has been dropped after the 19-year-old was acquitted of third-degree rape during his first trial last summer...

Political author to speak at GHC Nov. 24

Nov 19, 2015 2:24pm

A nationally recognized author will give a lecture and hold a book signing on Nov. 24 at Grays Harbor College.

Thomas Frank, author of “What’s the Matter With Kansas?: How Conservatives Won...

County chooses preliminary 2016 budget, hearing set for Dec. 7

Updated: Nov 26, 2015 10:30am

The Grays Harbor County commissioners on Thursday, Nov. 18, unanimously selected a preliminary 2016 budget for the county’s general fund.

As it was proposed at the beginning of the Nov. 18...

County continues eyeing cuts for 2016, layoffs possible

Updated: Nov 13, 2015 1:51pm

The Grays Harbor County commissioners stopped short of adopting a budget on Thursday, Nov. 12, with a motion made but a second ultimately rescinded. The commissioners did, however, note the...

Community organizes fundraisers for MHS soccer coach

Updated: Nov 18, 2015 2:38pm

A beloved coach and para-educator from the Montesano School District is being embraced by the community and helped through a difficult situation.

Parents, student-athletes and other members...

County general fund continues to struggle

Nov 12, 2015 8:00am

An update of the 2015 Grays Harbor County budget showed a general fund budget that was holding to projections, but some uncertainty remains within the numbers.

Budget director Brenda Sherman...

(Image by Street Lundgren & Foster Architects)  A rendering of the proposed Lake Sylvia Legacy Project to be built at Lake Sylvia State Park on the south shore of Lake Sylvia past the bridge. The Legacy project would house activities at the park and is an effort of the Friends of Schafer and Lake Sylvia State Parks.

FOSLS wants to leave legacy at Lake Sylvia

Nov 12, 2015 8:00am

FOSLS wants to leave legacy at Lake Sylvia

A trip to Lake Sylvia State Park is an overall pleasant experience — the winding road up the hill features intermittent views of Montesano where...