Amber Alert led to quick recovery as vehicle is spotted in traffic

Washington State Patrol

Officials from the Washington State Patrol (WSP) were celebrating the quick recovery of an abducted and endangered child as a result of this morning’s AMBER Alert and applauding the public involvement that proved crucial to the child’s safe recovery. The

State to fine owners of Mason County water system for neglect

The Washington State Department of Health intends to issue a $17,640 penalty to the investor-owners of Ripplewood Tracts water system in Mason County. The planned fine is for violating a state directive to bring the water system into compliance with

Razor Clam dig approved November 4th through November 11th

Westport clam diggers

Clam diggers can return to coastal beaches starting Tuesday, Nov. 4, to dig razor clams during the first of two planned openings in November. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the latest round of evening digs after

Westport Aquarium to celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Pescado)

Westport Aquarium

The Westport Aquarium is celebrating Dia de los Muertos – or Day of the Dead this Saturday evening, curator Kathryn Mersell tells it’s part of a grant to promote leaving less meat on the bone, decrease fish waste, and to keep

Man charged with attempting to redirect Western Washington River

The Attorney General’s Office filed three misdemeanor charges today against a Tahuya man accused of using heavy machinery to fill and alter the course of the Tahuya River near his home without any permits. William Cayo Sr. is charged in

Mason County Sheriff swears in Jail Officer and Deputy Sheriff

Newest members of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office family,Officer Latch (red shirt) and Deputy Mercado (blue suit).

On Monday, October 27, 2014, in front of family, friends and fellow co-workers, Mason County Sheriff Casey Salisbury gave the oath of office and swore in Jail Officer Trenton Latch and Deputy Sheriff Alfonso Mercado, the newest employees of the

Montesano acquires certified interpreter, says show will go on

Montesano Council Meeting

The Montesano City Council meeting will take place tonight, with a certified American Sign Language interpreter. The Tuesday night meeting was recessed just minutes into their agenda, after councilwoman Marisa Salzer said she was unable to understand her sign language

Coast Guard seeks public comment on waterways analysis study of Grays Harbor

USCG Study

  Coast Guard officials are seeking public comment while conducting a waterways analysis and management system review of Grays Harbor. Officials are seeking information from local mariners regarding the general use of the waterways and any issues with the visibility,

Montesano council meeting stalled over “Qualified” vs. “Certified” ASL interpreter

Montesano Council Meeting

The Montesano City Council meeting last night was postponed (actually recessed) until Thursday night, after city councilmember Marisa Salzer was unable to understand her sign language interpreter. Just minutes into the regular agenda, Salzer told the council “I’m not voting

Hoquiam house fire started near wood insert stove

Hoquiam house fire 600 block of Queen Ave

A stubborn house fire displaced a Hoquiam mother and two children yesterday. Captain John Bickar tells us they responded to the home in the 600 block of Queen Avenue around 10:30 Tuesday morning. “We showed up on scene, had quit