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Commissioners clash over budget memo, admissions tax axed

Jan 29, 2015 10:00am

Despite a memo encouraging significant budget cuts written and hand-delivered by Commissioner Frank Gordon to media outlets and county department heads last week, the commissioners did not discuss...

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Elma Chamber host 8th annual Winter Wine Festival

Jan 14, 2015 7:00pm

The eighth-annual Elma Chamber Winter Wine Festival, an Elma Chamber of Commerce event, will have residents sipping and tasting the finest from noon to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24, at Grays Harbor...

Rivers, Hatfield introduce Cannabis Patient Protection Act

Jan 14, 2015 7:00pm

OLYMPIA — Senators Brian Hatfield, D-Raymond, and Ann Rivers, R-La Center, introduced bipartisan legislation last week to ensure patients in Washington state have access to the best and safest...

Another shot at pot: Lawmakers prepare marijuana follow-up bills

Jan 14, 2015 7:00pm

OLYMPIA — Two years after Washington voters ended pot prohibition, lawmakers are wading through a thicket of proposed reforms that aim to stabilize an industry struggling to get off the ground....

Quinault petition on oil project jurisdiction is dismissed

Jan 14, 2015 7:00pm

The City of Hoquiam and state Department of Ecology will maintain purview over environmental review of two proposed oil terminals on Grays Harbor after a state agency on Wednesday dismissed a...

WSDOT announces $1 million project award to Grays Harbor County for guard rails

Jan 14, 2015 7:00pm

Grays Harbor County will receive just more than $1 million in federal highway safety improvement funds to install and upgrade guardrails throughout the county.

The actual amount is $1,012,...

Measles identified in Aberdeen resident

Jan 14, 2015 7:00pm

An Aberdeen resident has been diagnosed with measles, a contagious disease caused by a virus. The patient, who is recovering at home, became ill in late December after traveling to the Disneyland...

Sheriff’s Deputies, aid personnel resuscitate man suffering from drug overdose

Jan 14, 2015 7:00pm

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Deputies with the Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office most likely saved a man’s life by performing CPR on him on Jan. 6 while he was unconscious, suffering from a drug overdose,...

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Corey Morris named editor of The Vidette

Updated: Jan 12, 2015 2:57pm

Corey Morris, a reporter for The Daily World, has been appointed editor for The Vidette, succeeding Steven Friederich, who left the position in November 2014 to take a job with the state Emergency...

Commissioners declare state of emergency in wake of storm, flooding

Jan 12, 2015 2:52pm

The Grays Harbor County Board of Commissioners declared a local state of emergency on Tuesday due to the excessive rainfall, flooding and landslides in the county.

The commissioners held a...

Dept. of Natural Resources photo The dam pictured upstream on Delezenne Creek near the Boy Scout camp will be removed as part of a $310,000 project to restore salmon spawning habitat.

Big grants will help two East County fish-passage projects

Jan 12, 2015 2:55pm

Three projects in Grays Harbor County — two of which are located in the East County were among those to receive a portion of $18 million in grants to restore salmon habitat and conserve pristine...