Black bears have approached hikers in Enchanted Valley and have acquired and eaten human food, according to recent visitor reports. Park staff have opted to close some area to camping due to the bear-human interactions.
“Bears that eat human food come to consider people as a food source, and are extremely dangerous,”
Minor Traffic Delays Anticipated from May 26 – June 4
Workers with two drill rigs will begin gathering road core samples on Highway 101 at Lake Crescent on Tuesday, May 26. Work is expected to continue daily, including weekend days, through Thursday, June 4.
The core samples are being collected as part of the continuing
Mosquitoes are the number one transmitter of diseases to people and animals worldwide. And spraying to control mosquitoes is an important tool that helps protect public health.
The Washington Department of Ecology has updated and re-issued a water quality permit that allows the use of pesticides to control mosquitoes
Due to unanticipated circumstances, the Grays Harbor Public Utility District has announced it is cancelling the planned power outage scheduled for Thursday night and Friday morning. The outage will be rescheduled at a later date. Prior warning will be given.
The outage was to impact roughly 2150 Grays Harbor PUD customers
The U.S. government will invest nearly $50 million in water conservation and reuse projects in the drought-stricken West. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced funding yesterday for more than 60 projects in a dozen states.
As part of the Obama Administration’s continued effort to bring relief to western communities
Olympia – Around 2:00 p.m. today the Nampa Idaho Police Department requested an AMBER alert issued in Idaho on May 19, 2015, be extended into Washington and Oregon. The Nampa Police Department received information that the suspect
State workers in more than 80 locations across Washington are planning what might be seen as a mini-strike today at noon.
They’re calling the 15-minute walkout a “Unity Break,” saying the goal is to get state lawmakers’ attention and reinforce the importance of the work done by state employees
Drivers through Seabrook in North Grays Harbor County will soon see a permanently adjusted speed limit along a nearly mile-long section of State Route 109. The current 35 mile-per-hour speed limit between mileposts 27.9 to 28.63, just south of Pacific Beach, will be permanently reduced to 25 miles per hour. New speed