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Channel Point Village resumes normal operation after norovirus outbreak contained

Channel Point Village, a Village Concepts retirement and assisted living community in Hoquiam

Operations are back to normal at Channel Point Village in Hoquiam. Staff at the retirement and assisted living facility acted quickly to stop an outbreak of the norovirus earlier this month. Stuart Brown, COO of Village Concepts said in a statement that they “were able to quickly stop the spread throughout the community and significantly…

High Surf Advisory issued April 20 at 8:57AM PDT until April 20 at 1:00PM PDT by NWS

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE SOUTH WASHINGTON AND NORTH OREGON COAST… THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON. * SEAS: NEAR 20 FEET THIS MORNING WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE THROUGH THE DAY. …read more

High Surf Advisory issued April 20 at 3:24AM PDT until April 20 at 5:00PM PDT by NWS

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON… * TIMING…LARGE WAVES WILL IMPACT THE NORTH AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COAST THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. * SEAS…A WESTERLY SWELL TRAIN OF 17 TO 20 FEET WITH A DOMINATE PERIOD OF 16 SECONDS WILL IMPACT THE COAST THROUGH THIS …read more

High Surf Advisory issued April 20 at 2:45AM PDT until April 20 at 10:00AM PDT by NWS

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT THIS MORNING FOR THE NORTH OREGON AND SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST… A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT THIS MORNING. * SEAS: 19 TO 22 FEET THROUGH THIS MORNING. SEAS WILL THEN SLOWLY SUBSIDE THROUGH THE DAY SUNDAY. …read more

High Surf Advisory issued April 19 at 10:50PM PDT until April 20 at 10:00AM PDT by NWS

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT SUNDAY FOR THE SOUTH WASHINGTON AND NORTH OREGON COAST… A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT SUNDAY. * SEAS: RAPIDLY BUILDING TO 17 TO 20 FT AROUND 11 PM TONIGHT AND CONTINUE AT THIS LEVEL THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. SEAS WILL THEN SLOWLY SUBSIDE THROUGH THE DAY SUNDAY. …read more

High Surf Advisory issued April 19 at 3:35PM PDT until April 20 at 5:00PM PDT by NWS

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM PDT SUNDAY… * TIMING…LARGE WAVES WILL IMPACT THE NORTH AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COAST THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON. * SEAS…WESTERLY SWELL WITH A DOMINATE PERIOD OF 16 SECONDS WILL BUILD TO 15 FEET THIS EVENING…AND TO 17 TO 21 FEET LATE …read more

High Surf Advisory issued April 19 at 2:48PM PDT until April 20 at 10:00AM PDT by NWS

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PDT SUNDAY… A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PDT SUNDAY. * SEAS: RAPIDLY BUILDING TO 17 TO 20 FT AFTER 10 PM AND CONTINUE AT THIS LEVEL THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. SEAS WILL THEN …read more

High Surf Advisory issued April 19 at 9:06AM PDT until April 20 at 10:00AM PDT by NWS

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PDT SUNDAY FOR THE SOUTH WASHINGTON AND NORTH OREGON COAST… A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PDT SUNDAY. * SEAS: RAPIDLY BUILDING TO 17 TO 20 FT AFTER 10 PM SATURDAY NIGHT …read more

High Surf Advisory issued April 19 at 3:09AM PDT until April 20 at 5:00PM PDT by NWS

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM PDT SUNDAY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM PDT SUNDAY. * TIMING…LARGE WAVES WILL IMPACT THE NORTH AND CENTRAL …read more

High Surf Advisory issued April 19 at 2:46AM PDT until April 20 at 10:00AM PDT by NWS

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PDT SUNDAY… A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PDT SUNDAY. * SEAS: RAPIDLY BUILDING TO 17 TO 20 FT AROUND 10 PM SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE AT THIS LEVEL THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. …read more

High Surf Advisory issued April 18 at 8:03PM PDT until April 20 at 10:00AM PDT by NWS

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM SATURDAY TO 10 AM PDT SUNDAY… A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM SATURDAY TO 10 AM PDT SUNDAY. * SEAS: RAPIDLY BUILDING TO 17 TO 20 FT AROUND 10 PM SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE AT THIS LEVEL THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. …read more

Another milestone for new SR 520 floating bridge

SEATTLE – Construction of the new State Route 520 floating bridge across Lake Washington reaches another milestone this weekend with the first permanent placement of a bridge pontoon on the lake’s west side.

The 240-foot-long, 10,000-ton Pontoon A, with large roadway-support columns mounted atop its deck, will be the new bridge’s western-most pontoon. Pontoon A and Pontoon W, now anchored near the lake’s eastern shoreline, will bookend the floating bridge’s 21 longitudinal pontoons. The latte …read more

Special Weather Statement issued April 18 at 3:23PM PDT by NWS

…HIGH SURF IS EXPECTED ON THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COAST SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY… LARGE WAVES…16 TO 19 FEET…ARE EXPECTED TO REACH THE COAST SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY. THIS WEEKEND IS A RAZOR CLAM DIGGING WEEKEND FOR THE TWIN HARBORS…COPALIS AND MOCLIPS BEACHES. THOSE PLANNING ON CLAM DIGGING SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY …read more

High Surf Advisory issued April 18 at 2:26PM PDT until April 20 at 10:00AM PDT by NWS

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM SATURDAY TO 10 AM PDT SUNDAY FOR THE SOUTH WASHINGTON AND NORTH OREGON COAST… A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM SATURDAY TO 10 AM PDT SUNDAY. * SEAS: RAPIDLY BUILDING TO 17 TO 20 FT AROUND 10 PM SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE AT THIS LEVEL THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. …read more

High Surf Advisory issued April 18 at 9:18AM PDT until April 20 at 10:00AM PDT by NWS

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM SATURDAY TO 10 AM PDT SUNDAY FOR THE SOUTH WASHINGTON AND NORTH OREGON COAST… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM SATURDAY TO 10 AM PDT SUNDAY. * SEAS: RAPIDLY BUILDING TO 17 TO 20 FT AROUND 10 PM SATURDAY …read more

Special Weather Statement issued April 18 at 3:15AM PDT by NWS

…HIGH SURF IS EXPECTED ON THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COAST SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY… LARGE WAVES…16 TO 19 FEET…ARE EXPECTED TO REACH THE COAST SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY. THIS WEEKEND IS A RAZOR CLAM DIGGING WEEKEND FOR THE TWIN HARBORS…COPALIS AND MOCROCKS BEACHES. THOSE PLANNING ON CLAM DIGGING SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY …read more

Wynoochee Valley Road Outage Restored

A broken tree has about 75 customers on the Wynoochee Valley Road in Montesano without power. Crews are making repairs but report that the outage may last into the early morning hours.

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Special Weather Statement issued April 17 at 5:07PM PDT by NWS

…HIGH SURF IS EXPECTED ON THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COAST LATE THIS WEEKEND… LARGE WAVES ARE EXPECTED TO REACH THE COAST LATE SATURDAY NIGHT OR EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. THE OCEAN WAVES ARE FORECAST TO PEAK IN THE 16 TO 19 FOOT RANGE BY MIDDAY SUNDAY BEFORE GRADUALLY SUBSIDING IN THE AFTERNOON. THOSE PLANNING ON CLAM DIGGING OR OTHER BEACH …read more

Hoquiam School Board selects Kathy Eddy for vacant Director position

Hoquiam High School

The Hoquiam School board tonight will swear in it’s newest member, School Superintendent Mike Parker says “The school board on Monday night interviewed two candidates for the vacant position left by Dr Dave Westby, and they selected Kathy Eddy.” Parker said Kathy Eddy, the wife of former Hoquiam councilman Jim Eddy, will be sworn in…

Several local schools to receive Washington Achievement Award for 3-year growth

Hoquiam High School has received an award from the state for their growth in reading, School Superintendent Mike Parker says “Just recently I was notified that the High School is one of only 5% of schools across the state to receive a very prestigious Washington Achievement Award for the work that they’ve don in improving…

Port of Grays Harbor to consider acquisition of Friends Landing and Sterling Landing near Montesano

Friends Landing, a 501(c)(3), has requested the Port of Grays Harbor consider incorporating its 152 acre handicap accessible recreation facility, along with the 30-acre Sterling Landing site on the Wynoochee River, into the Port’s property portfolio.

Aberdeen, Wash. – Popular recreation areas, Friends Landing and Sterling Landing, in eastern Grays Harbor County could soon be the newest waterfront public access facilities managed by the Port of Grays Harbor. At the April Commission meeting, the 501(c)(3) that owns and operates the facilities requested the Port Commissioners consider incorporating the facilities into the…