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Grays Harbor Herald News

John Doe case inspires amateur web detectives
Grays Harbor County Coroner Lane Youmans has been involved with the Stevik case since 2001 when he was a detective with the sheriff's office.
John Doe case inspires amateur web detectives

The case of a young man who checked into an Amanda Park motel in the uncertain days following 9/11, only to be found later to have committed suicide by motel staff, has captured the interest of amateur internet detectives who seek to help law enforcement finally solve the now 15-year-old investigation.

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Manager of Hoquiam wood shavings business convicted on multiple felony counts

Aberdeen man Willis D. Lonn, Jr., 68, has been convicted as of Wednesday, Oct. 5 in federal court at Tacoma on nine counts of mail fraud, two counts of income tax evasion, one count of money laundering conspiracy, and one count of interstate transportation of stolen property. It took the jury two hours to consider and return with guilty verdicts. U.S. District Judge Benjamin H. Settle scheduled the sentencing for January 9 of next year.

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Montesano seeks to fill vacant council seat

The City of Montesano has a vacant city council position. Former City Councilmember Lori Benedict resigned from her council seat on Sept. 19.

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New writing center opens in Aberdeen
Ruth and Gregory Zschomler have recently opened Harbor House in order to assist aspiring wordsmiths with their writing and editing needs.
New writing center opens in Aberdeen

A new business has opened up in Aberdeen: Harbor House Center for Writing and Arts.

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The unidentified dead of Grays Harbor County

In addition to the "Lyle Stevik" John Doe case, Grays Harbor County currently has three other cases in which deceased persons remain unidentified. In descending chronological order these are:

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Town Crier News

Father of five battling immune and heart disorders

Michael Teitzel is a local father of five who has been struggling with health issues, mostly attacks on his immune system, even as he has struggled to continue to work for his family to keep a roof over their heads.

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Indians ravage Vikings in shortened game
Photo by Jordan Nailon - Mossyrock's Bo Miles gang tackled by Indians Seth Nichols, Larry Demery, and Dalton Yoder.
Indians ravage Vikings in shortened game

Toledo used almost every weapon available in this 56-14 division win over the Mossyrock Vikings. 11 players contributed to the 480 total yards of offense for the night. Dakota Robins paced Toledo with three touchdowns on just eight touches, while Dylan Hoiseck added two scores (one by air, one by ground), and Dalton Yoder, Keyton Wallace and Ethan Buck all added a rushing touchdown apiece.

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Public comment sought on Chehalis Basin Strategy draft report

As part of a community effort to restore the Chehalis River Basin and put it on a path to recovery, the Washington Department of Ecology has completed a draft environmental report, officially called a programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

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Sheriff John Snaza returns home

After sustaining life-threatening injuries in an off-duty motorcycle crash in August, Thurston County Sheriff John Snaza returned home last Wednesday and is continuing rehabilitation.

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Teen pleads guilty to stealing police chief's car
Deshaud Cummings and his attorney in Lewis County Superior Court.
Teen pleads guilty to stealing police chief's car

The teenager who stole a police chief's car, knocking down a trooper as he drove away, and finally caught in the woods off Interstate 5 has recently been handed a 29-month sentence.

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Two arrested in Chehalis shooting
Officers collect evidence from the Chehalis home where the shooting occurred Friday morning.
Two arrested in Chehalis shooting

Police have recovered the handgun they believe was used in a shooting incident on Friday and arrested two people for "aiding and abetting," but are still trying to track down their suspect.

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Willapa Harbor Herald News

City discusison of interfund theatre loan criticized by police, fire

A discussion was held at the Raymond City Council meeting on Monday, Oct. 3, in regard to an interfund loan that the city is considering. The loan would subsidize the theatre from the general fund since the theatre is in debt $12,000.

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Cranberry Festival in Grayland
Mary Pat Marshall, left, of Aberdeen chats with Hoquiam's Nancy Lachel of Nancy's Bakery at the Grayland Cranberry Harvest Festival on Saturday.
Cranberry Festival in Grayland
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Former undersheriff files suit against Pacific County

Legal counsel for former Pacific County Undersheriff Todd Fosse filed suit in Grays Harbor Superior Court on Aug. 23 against both Pacific County and the Pacific County Sheriff's Office.

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Petter newest addition to Pacific Family Health
Veteran family practice physician Dr. Linda Petter emphasizes prevention and says she endeavors to provide patients with the best possible care.
Petter newest addition to Pacific Family Health

Pacific Family Health Center in South Bend has added a new physician to its staff in Dr. Linda Petter, who comes to the center from the Kent area.

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South Bend K9 unit handler to leave police department

The South Bend City Council met on Monday, Oct. 10, where Police Chief Eastham reported that Officer Allan McComas will be leaving the South Bend Police Department by the end of October for a new job in Bremerton.

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Turner, Goelz running for judge

The Willapa Harbor Herald asked the two candidates running for Judge Position 1 in Pacific and Wahkiakum counties one question: Incorporating your agenda, why should voters vote for you instead of your opponent? Here are their responses.

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