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Library levy, hospital district passing in early returns

Updated: Aug 11, 2014 2:09pm

Ocean Shores voters appear to have approved the library replacement levy with a majority of election results now counted by the Grays Harbor County Auditor’s Office for the Aug. 5 election.


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Missing Canadian boat found adrift off Ocean Shores

Updated: Aug 02, 2014 2:21pm

A boat belonging to a missing Canadian man was found Thursday off the coast of Ocean Shores, the U.S. Coast Guard reported.

A crew from the Westport station spotted the 16-foot, non-...

PUD approves rate increase

Jul 30, 2014 11:00am

The Grays Harbor PUD Board of Commissioners last week approved an increase in customer rates. The 1.5 percent increase will go into effect on Aug. 1.

The increase was approved in December as...

Election ballots due Tuesday: Library, Hospital top issues

Jul 30, 2014 10:59am

Tuesday is primary election day, and all ballots must either be received or postmarked by Aug. 5 to count in what could be crucial local and county races. In Ocean Shores, voters may submit their...

Attorney General sues Olympic Animal Sanctuary

Jul 30, 2014 10:57am

OLYMPIA — A Forks resident who raised $300,000 for a non-profit dog rescue organization, but failed to register with the Secretary of State or produce required records of how the donations were...

Drowning prompts new call for Surf Rescue solution

Updated: Jul 30, 2014 11:19am

The Saturday night riptide drowning of an 18-year-old Pomona, Calif., man visiting Ocean Shores with a youth group caused several citizens to urge the City Council Monday night to reconsider a...

City gets clean state audit marks for 2013

Updated: Jul 30, 2014 11:19am

Just as the city of Ocean Shores is preparing its 2015 budget, the state Auditor’s Office released findings Monday that give the city a clean bill of financial health for 2013.

In 2013, the...

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Oyhut Bay already wins design award

Jul 28, 2014 1:34pm

Before a single new building has gone up, Oyhut Bay has won an award for merit in a prestigious international architectural design and planning competition.

The Gold Nugget award has been...

Carol Schultz Photo: The Coast Guard searches for the missing young man from California off the Ocean Shores beaches.

Young man presumed drowned in Ocean Shores surf

Updated: Jul 30, 2014 10:58am

An 18-year old California man is missing and presumed drowned in the ocean at Ocean Shores after an outing with a youth group Saturday evening.

At about 8 p.m. Saturday, eight young people...

Citizens can sound off on city budget Monday

Jul 25, 2014 11:47am

Citizens on Monday night (July 28 at 6 p.m. ) will have their first opportunity to formally tell the Ocean Shores City Council what they would like to see as priorities for the 2015 Ocean Shores...