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Two local clean water projects approved for over $8.6 million in funding

The Department of Ecology awarded $317 million in grants and loans for 124 high-priority clean water projects across the state. This includes two funding opportunities for Grays Harbor. The Water Quality Combined Funding Program supports local communities by helping them upgrade wastewater treatment and sewer systems, manage polluted stormwater, and...
ABERDEEN, WA
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Grant funding coming to Ocean Shores Airport

Ocean Shores, WA – The Federal Aviation Administration announced that funding from the Airport Infrastructure Grant program is on the way to three Washington state airports including one locally. The Ocean Shores Municipal Airport is receiving $110,000 to remove tree and shrub obstructions from the Runway 33 approach path.
OCEAN SHORES, WA
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Pullman/Moscow airport receives more than $1 million in infrastructure grants

PULLMAN, Wash. — The Pullman/Moscow Regional Airport and Ephrata Municipal Airport received $1,204,754 in federal infrastructure improvement grants. The funding was announced on Wednesday for three different Washington airports. The Pullman/Moscow Regional Airport received $1,045,754 to help pay for a new terminal building. It will fund new baggage sorting...
PULLMAN, WA
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Cities of McCleary and Ocean Shores asking for public input

Community feedback is being sought on both ends of the county. In East County, the City of McCleary posted that they are in the process of creating a Wildcat Creek Aquifer Sustainability Plan, and are asking for public input. The intent of the 20-year plan is to ensure groundwater is...
OCEAN SHORES, WA

Walk a plank of fun in Westport

A day in Grays Harbor County with blue skies, 70-degree temperatures and wind that didn’t make it cold, created a seamless launch point for pirate fun. People were dressed to the swashbuckling nines, and there was even someone who looked, and acted, like the world-famous pirate character “Capt. Jack Sparrow.” Cue the odd physical movement for which the character is known.
WESTPORT, WA
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In Loving Memory of Patricia Mae "Patty" Smith: 1948-2022

Patricia Mae "Patty" Smith passed away Dec. 27, 2021 in McCleary, Washington. She was born Aug. 24, 1948 to Sherley and Beverly (Burnette) Boursaw in Newberry, Michigan. She is survived by her son Tom Boursaw and her daughter Tammy (Pilz) Ashlock of Winnemucca, Nevada. She has 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
MCCLEARY, WA
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27-year-old Rae L Lounsbury dead after a motorcycle crash near McCleary (McCleary, WA)

Authorities identified 27-year-old Rae L Lounsbury, of Elma, as the woman who lost her life following a two-vehicle collision on Friday morning near McCleary. The fatal motorcycle crash took place on State Route 8 in Grays Harbor County at around 9:30 a.m. According to the investigation reports, Lounsbury was traveling west on State Route 8 while a 69-year-old Olympia man was driving a pickup truck in the same direction.
MCCLEARY, WA

Montesano softball team wins Little League district title

Montesano Little League’s 10-and-under all-star softball team claimed a championship as local Little League’s competed in their respective district tournaments this past weekend. Leading the way was Monte’s 10U team, which defeated Elma Little League 7-0 to win the the Coastal League All-Stars Championship on Saturday in Aberdeen....
MONTESANO, WA
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Westport Beaches, Washington

On the far west coast of Washington, on a quiet peninsula sits Westport, Washington. The town is a working fishing village, with plenty of opportunities for visitors to go sport fishing. I am drawn to the open horizons and wide beaches that stretch from the town southward along the coast.
WESTPORT, WA
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Natural cedar chosen for Olympic Stadium look

Olympic Stadium will have a natural cedar color following upcoming work to replace siding. The topic of what shade of cedar shake siding has been an ongoing discussion in recent months in the City of Hoquiam. On Monday, the Hoquiam City Council voted 6-4 to move forward with a natural...
HOQUIAM, WA

WSP finds a woman who has been missing for over a week

CHEHALIS, Wash. — Washington State Patrol found a missing woman, who was missing for over a week. 59-year-old Saletha Gibson and her dog were last seen leaving her relative’s house with her dog on June 17th. Heading to her home in Ocean Shores, Gibson nor her dog have been seen or heard from since. She requires medication for a medical...
OCEAN SHORES, WA

Search for missing Grays Harbor teen continues

Mallory R. Mathews is missing from her home, but the Aberdeen Police Department is on the case. The 16-year-old Aberdeen High School student was reported missing on Sunday, June 12, according to APD. The photo for the teenager on an APD Facebook post shows her with chestnut brown hair and...
ABERDEEN, WA

Grays Harbor Gulls pick up first league win since 2019

The Grays Harbor Gulls battled their opponent, and the heat, en route to a key 2-0 victory over Northern Peninsula FC in Montesano on Saturday, remaining one spot above the relegation line in Cascadia Premier League’s second division. The Gulls (1-6-1 overall) started the match controlling the pace of...
MONTESANO, WA
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Thune’s Office accepting fall applications

U.S. Sen. John Thune is currently seeking college students to serve as fall interns in his office in Washington, D.C., as well as in his offices in Aberdeen, Rapid City and Sioux Falls. Interns in Thune’s state offices will participate in constituent service and state outreach activities, while interns in...
SIOUX FALLS, SD
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