The Harbor Insider 
January 2018
Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. News
REG Grays Harbor chosen as December Business of the Month
The December Business of the Month award was presented to Renewable Energy Group (REG) Grays Harbor.   Read more » 
7 numbers you should be tracking
Digital marketing, or web marketing, and social media have a very low cost to entry but that doesn't mean we should ignore tracking our investment and return.    Read more »
Member News
7th Street Theatre celebrates 90th anniversary
Grays Harbor's historic 7th Street Theatre kicks off a yearlong celebration of its 90th anniversary
Timberland employees step up
Timberland Bank is one of several local businesses and other organizations whose employees have stepped up this season to volunteer as Red Kettle bell ringers for the Salvation Army. 
Duffy's Restaurant: A family tradition
Over a century ago, a man with a dream migrated to Grays Harbor from his native Sweden.
Westport Winery entries earn Platinum awards at November competition
Westport Winery entries earned two double platinum, two platinum, and 10 double gold medals at the 2018 Platinum competition invitational event held in Kennewick. 
Community and Business News
Beach Business: Property values top $1 billion in stable economy
The city of Ocean Shores has topped the $1 billion mark in property value going into the new year, with the local economy showing some steady signs going forward.  
Walk-in clinic opens in Aberdeen Swanson's
A walk-in medical clinic has opened next to the pharmacy inside Swanson's Foods in Aberdeen, offering treatment for any and all minor ailments such as colds, the flu, or small lacerations.  
Ocean perch stock rebuilt, could lead to more commercial fishing opportunities in 2019
Pacific ocean perch have been overfished since the mid-1960s when foreign fleets targeted groundfish stocks, in particular Pacific ocean perch, off the U.S. West Coast.   Read more »
10-year low in property value appeals received by Assessor's Office
For the second year in a row, the Grays Harbor County Assessor's office has received a record low number of property value appeals, according to a statement released by the office Wednesday.   Read more »
Grays Harbor remains 4th highest in state for unemployment
Grays Harbor's unemployment rate grew and the county remained the fourth highest in the state despite having record lows for November.  
Montesano community rallies together to open new soccer park
Pretty soon the youth soccer players of Montesano will have their very own turf.  
Events new and old top 2018 Convention Center calendar
The Ocean Shores Convention Center was dark over the holidays, but the lights come back on early in the new year with some semi-new faces and a completely new event leading a parade of returning favorites.   Read more »
Upcoming Events

1/12-1/13 RUMOR 6 at Quinault Beach Resort Casino!

1/23 - Lunch with the Mayors

1/27 - Rock Your Health

1/27 - United Way Black & White Gala

1/27 - Aberdeen Historical Walking Tour

Events Calendar
Thanks to our Leaders Circle Members!
This Month's New Members
This Month's Renewing Members
Aberdeen School District , Actionaire, Inc. , AG Processing , Aloha Alabama BBQ , Century 21 Real Estate Center , D4 Sports & Apparel , David Steinman - State Farm Agent , Domino's Pizza , Econo Lodge Inn & Suites , Grays Harbor Country Club , Grays Harbor County Fair & Tourism , Harbor Physical Therapy Services , Harbor Saw & Supply, Inc. , Housing Authority Of Grays Harbor County , Ingram, Zelasko & Goodwin, LLP , L. G. Isaacson Co., Inc. , Ocean Palace Restaurant , Paws of Grays Harbor , Phoenix Sign Company, inc. , Port of Grays Harbor , Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc., RC Fence Construction Inc., Sound Publishing Inc., Tom Quigg, WA State Employment Sec., Washington State Dairy Federation, Westport Winery Garden Resort, Willapa Bay Enterprises, Windermere Real Estate/Aberdeen/OS, Wood's Cleaning & Restoration
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