Local Incident Management team update: Over 200 help 100 homes

The local Incident Management team geared-up for a volunteer clean-up day last Saturday, February 21, 2015. Organizational support for this event included staff from the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Department, Aberdeen Fire Department, Hoquiam Fire Department, Aberdeen Police Department, Grays

Montesano Police Department installing a drug drop box for unused prescriptions

DEA Drug Takeback Day

The Montesano Police Department is installing a prescription drug drop box of their own. Chief Brett Vance told the city council at this week’s meeting “I purchased a drug drop box that we’re going to be installing in the lobby

The Pacific County Sheriff’s Office is hiring Corrections Officers

Pacific County Sheriff's Office

The Pacific County Civil Service Commission is establishing an eligibility list for entry level Corrections Officer with the Pacific County Sheriff’s Office. Applications for examination will be accepted by the Civil Service Examiner until further notice. The salary range for

Evening Razor Clam dig approved beginning March Second

Westport clam diggers

Clam diggers can return to two coastal beaches Monday (March 2) through Thursday (March 5) to dig razor clams during a month packed with potential digging opportunities. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the dig at Long

Senate unanimously passes bill for LiDAR hazard mapping

Department of Natural Resources

The state Senate voted unanimously Wednesday for a bill requested by Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark to use LiDAR technology to develop and catalog detailed maps of Washington’s geologic hazards. Introduced by Sen. Kirk Pearson, R-Monroe, Senate Bill 5088

Pyramid Peak Trail at Lake Crescent re open after re-routing and repairs

Olympic National Park Visitor Info Center

Olympic National Park’s Pyramid Peak Trail has reopened after a nearly six-month closure. The trail closed in late August 2104 because of unsafe conditions in a slide-prone area. The park’s trail crew, working with members of the Washington Trails Association,

18 year old Shelton man arrested for hate crime over sexual orientation

Shelton Police Department

An 18 year old Shelton man was arrested for a hate crime Sunday, Lieutenant Les Watson with the Shelton Police Department tells us it started in front of the Civic Center on West Cota Street when a group of people

Hoquiam firefighters to train on house at Hoquiam cemetery

Hoquiam Fire Department training burn

The City of Hoquiam Fire Department will be holding a live fire burn training exercise on Friday, February 27th beginning at 9:00 a.m. and continuing for several hours. This event will take place on the hill above Hoquiam and will

Controlled burn leads to brush fire in Grays Harbor County

Grays Harbor Fire District No. 2 wildland fires

Two separate wildland fires kept Grays Harbor Fire District No. 2 crews busy this past Sunday afternoon. At 12:06 p.m. crews responded to the Schafer Meadows Lane area for a controlled burn that had gotten out of control. The fire

High speed Hoquiam chase ends in Aberdeen crash

Hoquiam and Aberdeen chase ends in crash

A high speed pursuit in Hoquiam ended in Aberdeen Tuesday, Deputy Chief Don Wertanen with the Hoquiam Police Department tells us at about 2:30 Tuesday afternoon, Hoquiam officers were dispatched to a suspicious person, possible burglary in progress, in the 1900 block