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  1. In 1967, Westport Aquarium has interesting specimensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | Daily World

    ... charter fishermen have developed a sideline to their regular fishing operations this spring, and as a result, the Westport Aquarium has added several specimens to its collection of creatures from the sea. The rarest catch brought in by local ...

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  2. Pacific Seafood, DOJ in fiery clash over Newport expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | OregonLive.com

    ... commercial fishing industry. Pacific had entered into an exclusive marketing agreement with Ocean Gold, a large Westport, Washington, processor, to sell its fish. Dulcich personally owned a minority share in Ocean Gold and eventually moved ahead ...

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  3. In 1992, Cosi elementary students participate in Junior Scientistsa SpectacularRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 1 | Daily World

    By agreement of army and civil authorities, the army will punish a sergeant who forced R.B. Ellis, Grays Harbor deputy sheriff, to drink scalding hot coffee at gunpoint in the Hayloft tavern at Westport Monday night. Because he was depressed over failing a physical exam for an officer's commission, the sergeant "went on a drunk" at Westport and held several beach residents at bay in the tavern with his service pistol.

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  4. a This is supposed to happen,a says owner of new cafe in OlympiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 29 | The Olympian

    Restaurant owner Steve Sleasman grew up in Westport at 1818 S. Olympia St. His latest venture has him working at 1818 Fourth Ave. in Olympia. Read whatever you want into that bit of information, but for Sleasman it's just another sign that it was meant to be.

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  5. In 1992, Rep. Owens brings rock band and anti-drug message to NB High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 29 | Daily World

    ... of Java 'by the skin of his teeth,' but without a scratch." Deputy Sheriff R.B. Ellis entered the Hayloft tavern at Westport last night to find a soldier holding several customers at bay with his service pistol. Feeling playful, the soldier made the ...

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  6. In 1942, Aberdeen mill worker wants to send gift to der fuehrerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Daily World

    While stormy seas have kept most of the Westport salmon trolling fleet at their moorings the past week, Grays Harbor crab fishermen are enjoying one of their best springs in years, Westport buyers reported today. Price for ocean run crabs is $1.75 a dozen, one of the highest in many years.

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  7. In 1967, Pat Oa Daya s dance pavilion set to open May 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Daily World

    ... is now under construction on a seven-acre site atop a sand dune just south of the Twin Harbor's State Park at Westport. The grand opening is slated for Friday, May 12, with "The Sonics and Harpo" of Paul Revere and the Raiders fame providing the ...

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  8. West coast salmon season dates set for 2017, Westport to open July 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Daily World

    Recreational salmon anglers will see higher quotas of Chinook and coho salmon this season and a July 1 salmon opener for Westport if the Pacific Fishery Management Council ocean salmon recommendations are approved by the National Marine Fisheries Service in May. In recent years, unfavorable environmental conditions, such as warm ocean water and drought, have reduced the number of salmon returning to Washington's waters, said Kyle Adicks, salmon policy lead for the State Department of Fish and Wildlife. "We're in the third year of a multi-year downturn in salmon returns," Adicks said.

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  9. Larger quotas mean recreational anglers can catch more ocean salmon this summerRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2017 | The Olympian

    ... up 222 percent from last year. Fishing in Marine Areas 1, 3 and 4 will open June 24. Marine Area 2, the waters off Westport, will not open until July 1. The Buoy 10 fishery at the mouth of the Columbia River will open Aug. 1 with an expected landed ...

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  10. Rare spring windstorm roars through the NorthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... The coast took the brunt of it in Washington, with a 65 mph wind gust registered in Hoquiam and 60 mph gusts in Westport and Pacific. But even inland, the howling winds of 45-60 mph were enough to cause some damage. "I just got home and was going to ...

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  11. Way Back When... 1650Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Westport News

    Peter Jennings of Westport is an eleventh generation Westporter. His earliest ancestor was Joshua Jennings who settled in the Greens Farms area around 1650.

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  12. Herea s where Washington surfers will head this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    If you live in Washington and love to surf, your options are pretty limited. The best spot, in terms of consistently surfable waves, is in Westport.

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  13. In 1992, first full day of classes at new Montesano High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Daily World

    ... and now is somewhere in the Pacific. Attention Grays Harbor area teenagers - we've got some groovy news for you. Westport is where it's going to be happening this summer, baby! "Pat O'Day's Dunes," a $50,000 teenage dance pavilion that will feature ...

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  14. Gonzaga opened McCarthey for fans but defeat dashed hopes of victory party - Mon, 03 Apr 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... have to come back and climb it again. That climb starts now, said Benji Wolfenberger, a junior business major from Westport, Washington. "Having it all end here, with everyone here in the Kennel, it was tough," he said as the crowd of 2,770 exited ...

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  15. In 1967, Grays Harbor Jaycees make plans to establish Stewart ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Daily World

    ... forward to getting back to base camp and taking a rest." Aberdeen paramedic Mike Laughery and Ken Davis, pastor of Westport's Twin Harbor Baptist Church, recently helped deliver medicine and other supplies to Albania as part of a 10 person team ...

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  16. Pacific Fishery Management Council chooses options for 2017 ocean salmon seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Daily World

    ... 15. Public comment on the alternatives will be received at a meeting Monday, March 27, at 7 p.m. at the Chateau Westport Beach Room, 710 West Hancock in Westport. The council will select a final alternative at its next meeting in Sacramento, Calif. ...

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  17. Grays Harbor Tourism Logs Record Year of RevenueRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... percent motel/hotel tax is assessed for every visitor that stays within the county (excluding Ocean Shores and Westport who collect their own taxes)," said Bruner. "Every time someone stays in a lodging option in our area they pay that three percent ...

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  18. In 1992, Fitterer says sunken South Jetty is a a death trapaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Daily World

    After taking a back seat to soupfin fishermen for more than a year, Grays Harbor salmon trollers came into their own this week with Westport buyers reporting catches up to 1,000 pounds for a single day's fishing. Four tons of salmon were delivered yesterday to the Ed Kaakinen Fish company at Westport.

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  19. Bellingham man freed from prison after courts overturn his conviction a 2nd time for 1990 murderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... Bruce claimed his wife bled to death. Alice's body was never found. After the police interview, Hummel fled to Westport where he started another new life as a tutor and amateur actor. Once he played the part of a killer in a small-town theater group ...

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  20. In 1942, three generations of Westport family learn to care for war woundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Daily World

    ... be too old to carry a gun in this war, but his 86 years don't stop him from "doing his bit" for home defense. The Westport man, Grays Harbor's oldest settler, not only is learning how to care for war wounded, but has recruited two more generations ...

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