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December 26, 2013 at 2:43 PM

Montesano man killed in mobile home fire

(Aberdeen) Daily World Fire claimed the life of a 55-year-old Montesano man this morning, Montesano Fire Department Chief Corey Rux said. At about 9 a.m. Thursday, Grays Harbor County sheriff’s deputies responded a report of fire in a mobile home park on Poplar Road, finding the mobile home fully engulfed in flames, Rux said. They were able to bring…

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October 30, 2012 at 10:18 AM

Bogus bills bust in Grays Harbor County

The Associated Press MONTESANO — Surveillance video helped the Grays Harbor County sheriff’s office identify a 54-year-old transient from Rochester as the man suspected of passing counterfeit $100 bills in the county. KBKW reports he turned himself in Friday. Investigators are looking for a second suspect, the man’s 41-year-old girlfriend.

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August 30, 2012 at 7:01 PM

Defendant in Montesano courthouse attack ruled competent

The Associated Press ABERDEEN – The man accused of stabbing a judge and shooting a sheriff’s deputy at the Grays Harbor County Courthouse has been found mentally competent to stand trial. A Lewis County judge ruled Wednesday that 34-year-old Steven D. Kravetz of McCleary can be tried on attempted murder and assault charges. His lawyer, David Arcuri,…

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August 26, 2012 at 9:53 AM

Morning Memo / Sunday: More sunshine … lumber mill fire … Pac 12 football

Weather: More sunshine today, similar to Saturday. But expect slightly cooler temperatures, with highs in the mid 70s. Expect this to be the end of our run of great weather, as we should be facing the possibility of rainy weather throughout the week — starting with a chance of rain tonight and…

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April 11, 2012 at 11:01 PM

Deputy stabbed in Montesano courthouse is back on the job

The Associated Press MONTESANO, Grays Harbor County — A sheriff’s deputy shot and stabbed in an attack that also injured a judge at the Grays Harbor County courthouse has returned to work. Deputy Polly Davin returned to light duty on Monday, a month after she was attacked. She says she’s amazed and grateful that her injuries weren’t…

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March 12, 2012 at 10:26 AM

Suspect in Grays Harbor County Courthouse attack to appear in court today

The man suspected of attacking a judge and a sheriff’s deputy in the Grays Harbor County Courthouse Friday will have an initial court hearing in Grays Harbor County District Court this afternoon. Steven Daniel Kravetz will appear before a judge sometime after 3 p.m., according to the Grays Harbor County prosecutor’s office. Kravetz, 34, was arrested in his…

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February 6, 2012 at 1:08 PM

Man severely injured when cannon discharges

A man firing a black powder cannon in a remote location near Montesano was injured when it spontaneously discharged.  The Grays Harbor County sheriff’s office told KBKW the 45-year-old Montesano man suffered a severe injury Sunday to his right leg and third-degree burns to his left leg.  He was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

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