Aberdeen Firefighters climbing stairs for charity this weekend, prepping for Scott

Aberdeen Fire Department

The Aberdeen Fire Department is participating in the 24th Annual Scott Firefighter Stair Climb on March 8th, 2015 in Seattle. Captain Kelly Niemi tells us the 6 member team from Aberdeen Firefighters Local 2639 Union will be raising money at

Changes at the Grays Harbor Community Foundation as Executive Director Jim Daly exits

Grays Harbor Community Foundation

Jim Daly has stepped down as Executive Director of the Grays Harbor Community Foundation. Board member Tom Quigg tells us Daly resigned earlier this week, and they’ll be looking for a new director in the coming month. Wes Peterson is

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Washington Businesses and Residents Affected by the Heavy Rains, Flooding and Mudslides in Grays Harbor County

Hoquiam landslide damage

Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Washington businesses and residents affected by the severe storms, flooding and mudslides in Grays Harbor County from January 3 – 6, 2015, U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announced today.  SBA acted under

Kreidler, State Patrol urge 12s to drive safely on Super Bowl Sunday

speed limit 12

Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler and the Washington State Patrol urge Seahawks fans and all Washington drivers to be extra careful on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1.   Mixing too much booze and driving can really wallop your wallet.  

Comments about Wilderness Stewardship Plan and Mountain Goat Management Plan Now Posted Online

Olympic National Park Visitor Info Center

Public comments received about two Olympic National Park planning processes are now available at the National Park Service Planning, Environment and Public Comment website.  (http://planning.nps.gov)   Wilderness Stewardship Plan The park released a set of preliminary draft alternatives for public

Cantwell Urges USDOT to Move ‘Faster’ on Oil Train Safety Rules

Cantwell speaks on CBR

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) this week urged the U.S. Department of Transportation to move faster on finalizing new safety regulations for oil trains hauling flammable Bakken crude as the nation’s energy boom sends increasing oil traffic to Washington state

Elma mayor says they could seek a levy to help fund their police department

Elma Police Department

The Elma Police Department is going through some changes. Their Police Chief left last summer, another officer left to become a Deputy with Grays Harbor County, and the mayor demoted their second in command to a patrol officer. Mayor David

Homeland Security Incident Management Team begins assessing damaged homes

Hoquiam landslide damage

The Region 3 Incident Management Team will be working with City of Aberdeen Fire Department, City of Hoquiam Fire Department, and the Volunteer Organization Methodist Church Disaster Early Response Team to respond to homes that have been damaged, and assess the

Homeland Security Incident Management Team reminds residents of debris removal, damage reports

Hoquiam landslide damage

Maria Kennedy, Homeland Security Region 3, IMT Public Information Officer said this morning, “This is a reminder that a grant has been established from the Washington Department of Ecology and Grays Harbor County to assist residents of Grays Harbor who

Body Believed To Be Missing McCleary Man Recovered From Willapa River

Pacific County Sheriff's Office

Raymond, WA. – On January 26th at about 1215 PM, the Pacific County Communications Center received a telephone call from a citizen advising that he and his wife had located a human body floating in the Willapa River while they