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Revised revenue collections boost City’s budget

Sep 02, 2015 11:43am

Just as the Ocean Shores City Council started to discuss the 2016 budget process last week, the city amended its 2015 spending plan to reflect a steady increase in revenue that was not foreseen...

Co-Op marketing group to host new public presentation

Sep 02, 2015 11:14am

The Ocean Shores Co-Op Marketing Group is inviting local business and community members to a public information dinner on Tuesday night, Sept. 8 at the Ocean Shores Convention Center.


Washington State Department of Ecology front cover to the draft environmental impact statement on the Westway terminal proposal to ship crude oil through Grays Harbor.

Draft impact statements for Harbor oil proposals issued Monday

Updated: Sep 01, 2015 7:59am

The state Department of Ecology on Monday issued two lengthy draft environmental impact statements on two of three proposals to ship crude oil by rail and container ship through Grays Harbor.

State Department of Fish and Wildlife photo.

Crab season reopens along northern Washington Coast

Updated: Aug 31, 2015 8:05am

The recreational and commercial Dungeness crab fisheries on the northern Washington coast will reopen effective immediately, state shellfish managers announced Aug. 28.

Earlier this month,...

Arnold Samuels photo: Members of the Chamber of Commerce, the Ambassadors and Kiwanis of Ocean Shores gathered in the Chamber office to honor Ocean Shore Kiwanis as the August 2015 Member of the Month. Kiwanis President Rick LaShance of Windermere Real Estate accepted the certificate and plaque for the group. Ambassador BreAnn Turner, manager of Twin Star Credit Union began the presentation by telling the group of some of the accomplishments of Kiwanis before handing the podium over to Rick who went on to tell a short history of Kiwanis in Ocean Shores and of a few of their many accomplishments.  Attendees include Mayor Crystal Dingler, City Council members Jackie Farra and John Lynn, Mike McGregor of McGregor Insurance,  Miles Longenbaugh of Edward Jones Investments, Chamber Ambassadors Judi Heacock of Mary Kay Cosmetics, Lorna White of Anchor Bank, Ernie Nelson, Lorna Grover of Quinault Beach Resort & Casino and finally Chamber Executive Director Douglas Orr and other guests.

Beach Business: Off-Season Rewards, real estate still robust

Updated: Aug 26, 2015 7:41pm

The Off Season Rewards program this year will involve businesses across the entire North Beach and not just in Ocean Shores.

The original program was known as Shop Ocean Shores, but it is...

North Coast News: North Beach Jr./Sr. High School Principal Brett Mackey shows how easy it is to retract the new bleachers on the refinished floor in the gym.

North Beach schools polished, prepared for new year

Aug 26, 2015 7:28pm

School starts again Tuesday Sept. 1 for students in the North Beach School District, and there will be several noticeable improvements and changes in facilities around the district.


Register now for International Coastal Cleanup Sept. 19.

Aug 26, 2015 7:27pm

Washington CoastSavers has begun online registration for participation in the International Coastal Cleanup to be held on Sep. 19.

Volunteers can visit and select from...

This section of the Quinault Marina in Ocean Shores was fenced off in April and closed because of public safety concerns.

Parts of Marina, RV park, boat launch reopened

Updated: Aug 26, 2015 9:10am

The Ocean Shores Marina boat launch and adjoining RV campground has been reopened at Damon Point by the Quinault Indian Nation that owns the property and operates the facilities.

Closed for...

North Coast News: The victim in this crash in Chinook Park died as the result of a suicide before the truck crashed into a tree in the park, authorities have determined.

NCN-911: Chinook Park incident update, police calls

Aug 25, 2015 1:17pm

A 38-year old Ocean Shores man died at Grays Harbor Community Hospital Aug.18 due to injuries sustained in a suicide attempt that ended in Chinook Park.

At 12:15 p.m. that Tuesday, Ocean...

Service area map for the sewer system in the Illahee and Oyehut areas.

Ocean Shores approves county sewer pact for Illahee/Oyehut

Updated: Aug 25, 2015 12:58pm

The Ocean Shores City Council voted 6-1 Monday night to authorize the mayor to sign an agreement with Grays Harbor County to provide wastewater service to the unincorporated areas of Ilahee and...