Supervisory Directive lifted from Anchor Bancorp


(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Anchor Bancorp (Nasdaq:ANCB) (“Company”), the holding company for Anchor Bank (“Bank”), announced the termination of the Supervisory Directive that the Bank had entered into with the Washington Department of Financial Institutions (“DFI”) on September 4, 2012. The

Washington State Patrol reminds drivers to stay safe this holiday season

WSP Emphasis Patrols

The season of visiting family, celebrating holidays and snow is upon us, which means many drivers will be travelling over the passes. We want to remind travelers that driving conditions change rapidly. Mountain passes can change from clear dry roads

Denny’s in Aberdeen moves Grand Opening to late December, soft opening soon™

Aberdeen Denny's Restaurant

The rumors of Denny’s opening have been mildly exaggerated. We may be just as much at fault, it started around this time last year when previous owners said they just needed some Spackle and some permits and I could get eggs

Seattle and Portland Weather Service warning of strong winds for the coast today


The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a wind advisory from 10 am Friday morning until 6 pm Friday evening. The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a high wind warning in effect from noon today to 7:00

U.S. Coast Guard turns to social media for Pacific Northwest bar closure announcements

Coast Guard Boat in Morro Bay, CA 04 Dec 2007

The Coast Guard 13th District will use social media for all future river bar closure information announcements along the Pacific Northwest coast beginning Thursday. Bar closure announcements have historically been sent out using press releases and posted to the Coast

EPA lifts burn bans for some Indian Reservations in Washington


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is lifting the burn ban for several Indian Reservations in Washington State due to improving air conditions and lower air quality monitor readings. Burn bans remain in place for the Spokane and Yakama Reservations until further notice.   Burn bans

Grays Harbor Community Foundation awards $98,605 in Discretionary Grants

Grays Harbor Community Foundation

The Grays Harbor Community Foundation is pleased to be able to invest $98,605 into the community through its fourth quarter discretionary grants cycle. The Foundation has long been a resource to Grays Harbor County nonprofit organizations by offering a quarterly

No injuries at vacant house fire in Aberdeen

Aberdeen Fire Department

The Aberdeen Fire Department quickly dowsed a fire in a vacant home yesterday. Crews were called to the 800 block of Market Street around 3:30 Wednesday, they had the fire under control by just after 4. No injuries were reported,

DNA evidence of bigfoot promised at Sasquatch Summit

a never before seen video still of a Sasquatch

The Sasquatch Summit at the Quinault Beach Resort and Casino this weekend promises “big” things, including possible DNA evidence of a bigfoot. Todd Standing of the TV Series Survivorman Bigfoot hopes to reveal the results of DNA collected during filming

Armed Aberdeen man helps police stop fleeing suspect

Aberdeen WA Police Department

A homeowner helped to end a foot chase in Aberdeen earlier this week. Aberdeen Police Captain John Green said yesterday that around 11 Tuesday night officers were attempting to pull over a 1997 Volvo in the area of Simpson and